Rehab Select Blog

Multispecialty Inpatient Rehab: What to Expect

Posted by Bobby Stephenson

Dec 13, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Have your medical care providers recommended that you spend some time in a multispecialty inpatient rehabilitation center? Such referrals are often made when patients are being discharged from the hospital but aren't physically or medically prepared to function safely and independently at home. An inpatient rehab stay can offer these patients the care and therapy they need to regain a level of health, function and independence that makes them and their healthcare team confident in their ability to manage on their own. So what can you expect from a stay in a multispecialty inpatient rehab?

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Topics: inpatient rehab

IMPACT River Region Program Provides Transportation Resource

Posted by Bobby Stephenson

Nov 30, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Every community requires support and the River Region United Way is just one local organization that provides resources for a five-county region in Alabama. This includes, Autauga, Elmore, Lowndes, Montgomery, and Macon.

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Topics: Caregiver Resources

6 FAQs About Short Term Rehab

Posted by Bobby Stephenson

Nov 1, 2017 7:00:00 AM

If you will soon be having your first experience with a short term rehab program, chances are good that you have a lot of questions about how it all works. To help you familiarize yourself with this type of care so that you have an idea what to expect, here are 6 frequently asked questions about short term rehab:

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Topics: Short Term Rehab

Transitioning Home After Short Term Rehab

Posted by Bobby Stephenson

Oct 25, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Transitioning home after a stay in a short term rehab facility can be a difficult. Recovery from a serious illness, injury, surgery or stroke can be a long process, and the thought of going back home before you feel confident about fully managing on your own can be intimidating. Here are some tips on how to make that transition a smoother and less stressful experience.

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Topics: Short Term Rehab

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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Topics: Short Term Rehab

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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Topics: Short Term Rehab

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

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