Category: Contract Therapy Business

March 28, 2014

Rehab Department Thrives in Boom Town

Jennifer Flanagan, SLP
SNF Operations Manager

Perhaps you have heard about the oil boom going on in North Dakota these days. Williston, North Dakota, in the northwest corner of the state, is more than having its 15 minutes of fame in the media with stories about the influx of population on the town and its effects on traffic, real estate and …

March 11, 2014

Five Things Your Rehab Department Should Be Doing

Todd Lohr
National Account Executive

Is your rehab department maximizing its potential? This post is the first in a series. It’s based on some items RehabVisions focuses on when we manage therapy departments, but it’s also a conversation starter about some things you could be doing differently. Whether your department is in a hospital, skilled nursing facility or is an …

February 17, 2014

Healthcare Reform – A Therapy Perspective

Darrell Metcalf
Senior Vice President and CFO

It is a widely held tenant of planning that as organizations we generally overestimate the amount of change that will occur within the next four years, and we underestimate the amount of change in our business/industry over the next 10. When evaluating significant changes like the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Healthcare Reform, I try to …

January 21, 2014

Why Contract Your Therapy?

Todd Lohr
National Account Executive

Here is a cool little video about why a hospital should consider contracting its therapy department. Enjoy!

January 7, 2014

Ol’ Switcheroo Works Out for Two Employees

Tracy Milius, OT
Director of Operations

One of the many benefits of working for RehabVisions is the ability to transfer to other RehabVisions’ contracted locations to better meet your career goals or family needs. I personally experienced this opportunity early in my career when I moved from the SNF setting in the greater Omaha area to a hospital setting in Harlan, …

December 3, 2013

A Community of Compliance

Brenda Kemling, PT
Hospital Compliance Manager

RehabVisions has established our commitment to compliance by not only protecting patients’ rights but also protecting and supporting our employees. It is within our well-established culture of providing quality health care that we have developed a community that places value in compliance. Whether it be adhering to the various Medicare rules and regulations, updating HIPAA …

October 14, 2013

RV Welcomes Compliance Manager

Stacy Ashley Murphy
Director of Marketing

RehabVisions added a new position to our Operations Department recently to to stay on top of regulatory points and provide expertise to our hospital clients. Brenda Kemling, PT started in her role as Hospital Compliance Manager in June. So far, she has been training RehabVisions’ hospital staff on Functional Limitation Reporting (G-codes with severity modifiers), …

August 26, 2013

PT’s Role in Wound Care

Guest

Written by Amy Robinson, PT Most people don’t realize that physical therapists can play a huge role in wound care healing. It’s actually become a large part of my practice. Wound care can be very challenging, yet it’s rewarding when you see quick results and good response from patients. A wound care program can be …

July 30, 2013

Our Reputation Precedes Us

Steve Kinkead, SLP
Director of Operations

An administrator from one of our long-time hospital contracts recently told a story about running into a young family friend who was talking about her travel OT career and that she really liked the company she was working for. It was small and family-owned. She said the company was Cariant Health Partners (our travel division) …

July 19, 2013

Darrell’s Rural Rant

Darrell Metcalf
Senior Vice President and CFO

Our National Account Executive was on the road today returning from a Rural Hospital conference. We didn’t have a booth at this particular show so Todd spent the majority of his time going to the educational sessions along with the hospital personnel that were in attendance. I called him to catch up on anything that …