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First Steps in Choosing Short Term Rehab

Posted by Bobby Stephenson

Oct 18, 2017 7:00:00 AM

If you will need the services of a short term rehab center to help you recover and rehabilitate after a serious illness, accident, surgery or other medical event, you'll certainly want to be sure that the rehab facility you choose is a good one. So what do you need to know in order to make a solid choice? Here we'll outline the first steps you should take in making that choice:

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Topics: Short Term Rehab

Improving Recovery After Hip Replacement: Short Term Rehab

Posted by Bobby Stephenson

Oct 11, 2017 7:00:00 AM

The end result of hip replacement procedures for the majority of patients are less pain, greater mobility and improved quality-of-life, but those benefits do not appear instantly. These are very serious surgeries, and recovery and rehabilitation afterwards are a process that requires quite a bit of time and hard work. If you will be having this surgery and are interested in getting through that process as quickly and successfully as possible, a stay in short term rehab after your procedure can help you do just that.

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4 Factors in Short-Term Rehab Success

Posted by Bobby Stephenson

Oct 4, 2017 7:00:00 AM

If you are considering a stay in short term rehab after an accident, illness or surgery, clearly you're invested in ensuring that you make your best recovery, and do so as safely and quickly as possible. These goals will be shared by a quality rehab facility. So what should you look for to ensure that your rehab program is one of them? Here are 4 very important factors in short-term rehab success:

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The Role of Case Managers in Work Comp Injuries

Posted by Bobby Stephenson

Sep 20, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Case managers are being employed in a growing number of work comp injury cases these days, and may be assigned to them by insurance carriers, self-insured employers or third party administrators. Their greater presence in the claims process has led many who have had little experience with these professionals to become curious about just what their role is in the claims management process. Here we'll provide a general outline of that role.

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Topics: workers compensation

Managing a Catastrophic Workers' Compensation Injury

Posted by Bobby Stephenson

Sep 13, 2017 7:00:00 AM

While catastrophic claims amount to only 10 percent of overall workers' compensation injury claims, they are arguably the most important claims in terms of the importance of proper management. Firstly, individuals who file these claims are among the most vulnerable of injured workers, and their care is often very complex and long in duration. Secondly, according to industry experts, that 10 percent of claims categorized as catastrophic can be responsible for up to 90 percent of overall workers' compensation costs. Both of these factors make vigilant and proactive management essential to ensuring that the inured party receives high-quality, cost-efficient care.

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Topics: workers compensation

Workman’s Compensation Rehab: Achieving Optimal Outcomes

Posted by Bobby Stephenson

Sep 6, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Workplace injuries create frustrating issues for all involved. For the injured worker, there is the pain and trauma involved in being injured on the job, as well as the financial uncertainty that arises when temporary or permanent disability results from those injuries. For employers, there are compensation claims and return to work planning to manage, which must be done as effectively and cost-efficiently as possible. Workman's compensation rehab can work to address many of these issues by helping workers regain lost productivity and return to work as safely, efficiently and quickly as possible.

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Topics: workers compensation

Workers' Comp Rehabilitation: Getting Employees Back to Work

Posted by Bobby Stephenson

Aug 30, 2017 7:00:00 AM

When it comes to workers' comp injuries, getting employees back to work as quickly as possible benefits everyone, from the injured employees themselves to employers, insurance carriers and other stakeholders in the injury management process. Here, we'll outline the essential role workers' comp rehabilitation can play in safely and effectively speeding the transition from debilitating injury back to workforce productivity.

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Topics: workers compensation

Vocational Rehab for Injured Workers: 4 Things to Know

Posted by Bobby Stephenson

Aug 23, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Vocational rehab for injured workers is designed to provide workers who have suffered on-the-job injuries with services to help them in regaining the ability to earn a living through gainful employment. If you are involved in a workers' compensation case in which these services may be deemed appropriate, here are 4 things to know about vocational rehab:

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Rehab for Injured Workers: Cost Considerations

Posted by Bobby Stephenson

Aug 16, 2017 7:00:00 AM

When workers are injured on the job, achieving maximum medical improvement – restoring their personal best level of health, function and productivity – is, of course, top priority. However, as important as that goal is, the reality is that consideration must also be given to the cost-effectiveness of any treatment plan devised to accomplish it, since resources are never, even in the best of circumstances, unlimited. So does investing in rehab for injured workers typically prove to be a cost-effective treatment option?

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Who Needs Long Term Care?

Posted by Bobby Stephenson

Aug 9, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Long term care is a range of services designed to meet the needs of people who are, either temporarily or permanently, unable to care for themselves on their own. These services are designed to help these individuals live as safely and independently as possible and may be provided over a few weeks or months as people recover and rehabilitate from serious medical events, or on an ongoing basis for those who suffer from chronic and/or degenerative health conditions. So who needs long term care? Here are some issues that can indicate the need for this type of care:

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Topics: Long Term Care

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