• A recent nursing home study reaffirms that better staff interaction patterns lead to better resident care and staff satisfaction. Read Full Post
  • Across all care settings, an interdisciplinary approach leads to better patient outcomes. This has long been the experience of RehabCare and other clinicians and is also the takeaway of a new position paper published by The American Geriatrics Society. The paper was produced by the Partnership for Health in Aging, a collection of over 30 organizations supported by the American Geriatrics Society who represent healthcare for older adults.

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  • A recent Canadian study uncovered that dementia patients are at a heightened risk of death following hip fractures, Provider Magazine reports. The study, conducted over a seven-year period, shows that dementia patients account for “more than four-fifths of hip fractures in long term care centers and nearly one-quarter of hip fractures in the community” and that dementia is associated with an increased risk of death following surgery.

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  • Welcome to the New RehabCare Advantage

    By Margaret Schmidt

    We hope you enjoy the new look and feel of RehabCare Advantage, now hosted on rehabcare.com. The functionality of our new site is the same, and we will continue to categorize our posts with the same categories and identify them with helpful tags. You will also find our content archived at the bottom right.

    Please email rehabcareadvantage@rehabcare.com or contact us using the link at the top right if you experience any issues on our new page.

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  • Complying with Ever Changing Part B Therapy Regulations

    By Margaret Schmidt

    Margaret Schmidt Are you prepared for new Medicare Part B outpatient therapy regulations? Beginning on October 1, 2012, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will enforce new Medicare Part B caps on therapy services provided in settings including hospital outpatient therapy departments. Also n

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