Category Archives: Our Business

Senior Housing News Interviews Infinity Rehab President About IBM Research Project

Watson, the IBM cognitive computing system that gained fame for beating human Jeopardy! champions at the game, soon could enable more precise care and services in senior living. The technology currently is being piloted by Wilsonville, Oregon-based Avamere Family of Companies, in its independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing settings, as well as through its Infinity Rehab arm. “For Infinity, bundled payment programs such as the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) program already have raised the stakes. In these programs, hospitals are responsible for controlling costs over a whole acute/post-acute care episode for certain orthopedic patients, making it … Continue reading

Therapy Cap Repeal Bills Update

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As of February 28, 2017, the Senate Bill (S. 253) for Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act of 2017 which would repeal the Therapy Cap has 15 co-sponsors in addition to  Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] the original sponsor: Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME]* 02/01/2017 Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]* 02/01/2017 Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV]* 02/01/2017 Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI] 02/08/2017 Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI] 02/08/2017 Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] 02/08/2017 Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] 02/10/2017 Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA] 02/10/2017 Sen. King, Angus S., Jr. [I-ME] 02/10/2017 Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] 02/13/2017 Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE] … Continue reading

Infinity Rehab Promotes Mark Wilhelm to Vice President of Sales

Infinity Rehab, a leader of contract rehabilitation services and health care network solutions, announced the promotion of Mark Wilhelm to Vice President of Sales. Mr. Wilhelm will continue to be responsible for the growth of Infinity Rehab by bringing Infinity Rehab’s innovative care management and creative population health solutions, designed to help care providers improve outcomes and turn data into actionable business intelligence, to customers throughout the country. “Ever since Mark joined our team seven years ago, he has played an integral role in the growth of the company,” says Mike Billings, President of Infinity Rehab. “Mark will continue to lead … Continue reading

NASL and Infinity Rehab Supports Repealing the Therapy Cap – Take Action Now!

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Take action now to ask your Member of Congress to support repeal of the therapy cap by supporting and signing onto the Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act of 2017 (S. 253/H.R. 807)! On February 8, 2017, as part of NASL’s 2017 Winter Legislative & Regulatory Conference, NASL members met with their Members of Congress and asked them to support the bicameral legislation, the Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act of 2017 (S. 253/H.R. 807).  This important legislation repeals the “therapy cap” which is a harmful financial restriction on outpatient rehabilitation services needed by Medicare beneficiaries to recuperate and improve … Continue reading

A Bold Vision for a Bold Future

Our vision statement contains some very bold and daring words. We have crafted these words to paint a picture of the future and the actions we are taking to turn this future into a reality. Many in our industry would not have the courage to put the pen to paper and formally commit to these ambitious goals. These goals go to the core of who we are as an organization. This past holiday, my mother was coming to visit, however, she developed pneumonia right before she was to arrive and was hospitalized. This change of events was very sudden and … Continue reading