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Connecting on Culture & Values

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Sara Wigger

Conversations with Rehab Director Sam Arentson, PT are fun. He speaks with purpose and sincerity about what matters. In his case what matters is pretty simple. Family. Patient care. Integrity. That alignment with RehabVisions’ own values has served Sam well, just three years into a career with the company.

Sam calls his path to physical therapy the “age-old story” of high school athlete has unfortunate injury and discovers the world of physical therapy. His therapy sessions turned a general interest in a healthcare career to one pinpointed on physical therapy. The hospital rehab department where his therapy took place happened to be managed by RehabVisions, and one of the therapists on his case was Rehab Director Steve Finn, PT.
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RehabVisions Results

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Todd Lohr

RehabVisions has 31 years of contract therapy experience providing expertise across operations, staff development and compliance to create strong rehab departments for hospitals. This hospital Snap Shot examines our results in one critical access hospital after our first year on the job.
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From New Grads to Dynamic OT Duo

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Sara Wigger

So many young, eager and talented therapists graduate from therapy programs every year–and RehabVisions is happy to welcome them into the fold at our facilities, offering mentorship and nurturing the first years of their career. Some are former clinical students, which is the case with Rockhurst University graduate Katie Kelly, OT and University of Missouri graduate Anna Grimshaw, OT. Both former Lake of the Ozarks clinical students and now full-time RehabVisions therapists at the same hospital, they are working together to grow the OT presence in their facility. We reached out to them to ask what their first year has been like with RV.
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Therapy for Incontinence–Awareness is Key

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Tracy Milius, OT

According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, more than 13 million US citizens have incontinence. What many of these people do not realize is that they have viable treatment options within PT or OT to improve their quality of life.

In an effort to promote awareness, we asked Melissa Clarke, OT who has been treating patients with incontinence for three and a half years, a few questions:

What patient demographics do you typically treat and what patient education do you provide?

It can be an embarrassing topic
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Evidence-Based Practice

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Brenda Kemling, PT

Evidence-based practice is defined as the “integration of the best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values.”¹ The demand for and interest in applying evidence to rehabilitation practice has substantially grown in the past decade, in part, by the increase in publication of systematic reviews (over 700 relevant to the practice of physical therapy alone), other articles related to evidence in practice, and transition towards quality value-based reporting and payment models.
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