Case Studies and White Papers

KHRS is at the forefront of post-acute care technology, research and best practices. As part of this focus, we are constantly developing white papers and other educational materials.

Meeting Healthcare’s Challenges Through the Formation of Care Networks

In today’s health environment, no provider can live in a vacuum, focusing only on the level of care they provide without regard to what happens before and after a patient comes through their system. Effective care transitions are critical to reducing readmissions, conforming to financial challenges and improving outcomes, all of which lead to optimal patient care delivery. Creating preferred post-acute care networks helps to ensure effective transitions between settings and helps providers capture emerging market opportunities.

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Can Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities and Units Boost Performance in a Value-Based World?

As new healthcare delivery models evolve and adjust to market and regulatory changes, post-acute care (PAC) providers must understand the numerous and often complex factors affecting patient care and reimbursement within the value-based model. 

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Rehabilitation Care and the Current Healthcare Environment

Rehab providers should be monitoring key factors closely in order to stay abreast of emerging policy and to stay competitive in the changing rehab care market place.

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Post-Acute Care and Provider Partnerships

Rehabilitation, a key piece of the post-acute continuum, presents its own unique opportunities and challenges and is often outside of what most acute health systems view as a core competency. However, acute care hospitals and systems can find success in the post-acute and rehabilitation space if they employ proven strategies.

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New AHA/ASA Guidelines on the Importance of Care Setting for Post-Acute Stroke Patients

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) issued its first-ever guidelines on adult stroke rehabilitation. The guidelines provide new guidance for acute-care providers in determining the most appropriate post-acute venue for a growing population of stroke survivors.

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Why IRFs and ARUs Are a Better Choice for Many Trauma Patients

Research published by the American College of Surgeons shows trauma patients who went to an IRF following acute care significantly increased their functional independence, improved their chances of going home and had a lower risk of death than patients who did not receive IRF care.

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Reforming With a New 50-Bed Acute Care Facility

Sometimes finding the best way to improve a health system means adding something new rather than just improving upon what exists. 

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