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11th Nov

Emerging New Specialists

I’ve always heard that the one thing you can count on in healthcare is Change. I’ve come to believe that there couldn’t be a truer statement made. I am just getting back from the annual NASL meeting and I learned

COPD
9th Sep

Top 10 Therapy Interventions for COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis. COPD affects an estimated 24 million individuals in the

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7th Sep

How Handoff Communication Impacts Patient Care

At every level of treatment, the resident’s length of stay is getting shorter and shorter. Post Acute Care facilities are starting to see sicker patients for shorter stays, and we are discharging sicker patients back home with home care to

Hope is stronger
25th Jul

An uplifting story to kickoff your week

Why We Do What We Do We understand the stress related to the constant negative events happening around the world and within our industry, and that’s why our therapists Live Our Values everyday, striving to make a positive difference in the

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11th Jul

What the 2017 CDC Codes Mean for Therapy

On June 24, 2016, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released 2017’s ICD-10-CM codes. These 2017 ICD-10-CM codes are to be used for patient encounters and for discharges occurring from October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017. What

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23rd Feb

FP University Rolls Out New Therapy App

Functional Pathways University is undergoing the addition of some new features on top of housing orientation training and an expansive catalog of FREE CEU classes for full and part-time therapists! These new features that will help ensure the continued pursuit

14th Dec

Documentation is Key!

In the OIG, Office of Inspector General’s semiannual report to congress, the OIG reported that “the Medicare Payment System for Skilled Nursing Facilities needs to be reevaluated”.  The OIG reports that “Medicare payments for therapy greatly exceeded SNFs’ costs for