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Infinity Rehab Director Accepted into the Washington LeadingAge Leadership Academy

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Congratulations to Andrea Matrone, MA, CCC-SLP, Area Rehab Director on her recent acceptance into the Leadership Academy of the Washington LeadingAge chapter. Read her story below. I was honored and excited when my supervisor discussed the option of me applying for the 2016 Leading Age Leadership Academy. Although extremely excited at the thought of being included in this amazing experience, it can also be overwhelming to think of being a part of this on top of our already hectic jobs and family life. However, after some thought and discussion, I knew I had the support of my family and Infinity … Continue reading

Celebrating Better Hearing and Speech Month — Stories from #SLPeeps

I became interested in becoming a Speech-Language Pathologist initially because of an off-hand comment that a guy I was dating at the time said. His professor had said, “If I had to do over again, I think I would become a speech therapist.” I was sort of floating at that time, not really sure what I wanted to do with my life, and he said to me, “maybe you should be a speech therapist. You like people and you like talking, so maybe it would be a good fit for you.” So I started looking into what “speech therapy” really … Continue reading

Infinicast Vol. 7: Better Hearing & Speech Month

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Each May, Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM) provides an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders and the role Speech-Language Pathologists play in providing life-altering treatment. In the spirit of celebrating BHSM, Infinity Rehab President, Mike Billings sat down with Stacey Turner, SLP, MS, CCC-SLP – Regional Vice President of Operations for Infinity – to discuss her career trajectory, serving different populations, leadership qualities, and what the future landscape of post-acute care holds for SLPs. Leave a comment and let us know how you’re celebrating Better Hearing & Speech Month. And, as always, Infinity Rehab extends our sincere gratitude … Continue reading

One-Day Panel Featuring Nationally Renowned Healthcare Experts

In an effort to provide clarity to what can at times be a murky subject – changes in healthcare – Infinity Rehab will host a panel of experts on Sunday at our 9th annual Continuing Education Symposium. The panel is comprised of professionals who have in-depth knowledge at a national and local level on the ongoing impact legislative changes have on clinicians and those they serve. Learn more about the panel here: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/03/prweb11647001.htm Curious about the 2014 NW Continuing Education Symposium? Watch this:

Infinity Rehab Northwest Symposium – The Best Time on Earth for a Clinician!

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The title says it all, folks! The 2014 Northwest Continuing Education Symposium is shaping up to be one of the best events of the year for any practicing Physical,Occupational, and Speech Therapist. Derek and Mike sat down to talk about the finer points of this wonderful continuing education event. Topics covered in the video: Why therapists from across the country should attend the 2014 Northwest Symposium The amazing class schedule Fun and camaraderie as core concepts to the Symposium A new format for Sunday that includes guest subject matter experts in a round-table discussion on the changing landscape of post-acute … Continue reading

Infinicast Vol 4: Triple Aim, Rising Health Care Costs, Coordinated Care, and Therapists

In this edition of Infinicast, Infinity Rehab’s Director of Professional Development, Derek Fenwick, PT, MBA, GCS, sat down with our President, Mike Billings, PT, MS, CEEAA, to discuss a wide range of topics. Triple aim, rising health care costs, coordinated care and how those three issues impact therapists are discussed at length. So, sit back, tune in and enjoy the latest episode of Infinicast!

Infinity Rehab Therapist Champions Telehealth Proposal

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  On November 15, 2013, the Washington State Board of Hearing and Speech voted unanimously in support of a proposal to allow telehealth supervision of Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs) during their Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY). Angie Quesnell, SLP and Regional SLP Mentor for Infinity Rehab, submitted and championed the proposal through the process. Telehealth is the use of videoconferencing and telecommunications to support long-distance clinical care for patients or, in this case, other therapists. Once a SLP graduates from school, they spend about a year as a Clinical Fellow (CF) working to develop their skills under supervision of an experienced … Continue reading