We’re at a point with technology where mobile apps can enhance almost any industry. With so many at our fingertips it can be overwhelming trying to identify quality apps and resources to use during patient care. Luckily, RehabVisions has many talented and tech-savvy therapists who use iPads and tablets every day to enhance their time with patients of all ages.
Stacy Ashley Murphy
RehabVisions welcomed its rehab directors and team leads from our skilled nursing communities last week. The group of 18 gathered in Omaha to join their peers in leadership development, clinical and compliance training.
The meeting kicked off with a welcome video introducing staff at the home office. It was the first of several as each rehab director/team lead was asked to introduce their community and staff through a short video submitted before the meeting. The videos served as icebreakers and entertainment between presentations.
Recently, I read an article on the benefits of physical therapy for musicians. As a former music student, I found it interesting that I’d never thought about physical therapy to treat or prevent injury in relation to music performance.
Just like an athlete performs and may sustain injuries that require treatment from a physical therapist, so can a music performer sustain injuries. Musicians also have a drive to perform at their best, practice until perfection, and to play through the pain – even when aware they shouldn’t.
Is your rehab department maximizing its potential? This post is the fourth 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 things you could be doing differently.
#4 Have Quality Measurements and Document Outcomes
Clinical excellence should be a priority of your department and should be developed to ensure a patient’s needs and goals are met.