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Data wrangling, care redesign, and how Infinity Rehab is positioned to support customers through massive change — Podcast

Mike Billings sat down with Donna Mueller, Vice President of Network Development for Avamere Health Services, to discuss the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement reform program called Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI), among many other topics that span across the post-acute care environment. Data wrangling, care redesign, and how Infinity Rehab is positioned to support customers through massive change. Listen in: http://www.infinityrehab.com/files/2017/10/BPCI-Employee-Update-Infinity.mp3

Senator Murkowski Visits with Patients, Nurses and Infinity Rehab Therapists

Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski stopped by Prestige Care of Anchorage to speak about the future of healthcare with Infinity therapists Greta, PT and Justine, SLP.

Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) stopped by Prestige Care and Rehabilitation of Anchorage to speak with patients, nurses, therapists and staff about the future of healthcare. “I had the opportunity to visit Prestige Care and Rehabilitation Center of Anchorage, a nursing and care facility dedicated to serving the health and well-being of its residents and patients,” said Murkowski. “During my visit I was able to see the wide range of care they offer, from assisted daily living to assessment and treatment. Visiting with residents about their personal stories and their experiences showed me the level of care Prestige provides. It was … Continue reading

Continuity Counts

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Several years ago, I had the unfortunate opportunity to experience the healthcare system at the side of critically ill family member.  This family member was hospitalized where I had been working as a physical therapist.  It was a large hospital with a Level 1 Trauma Center designation and all the bells and whistles necessary to manage most medical conditions.  I was confident that with my experience at this facility as an employee and over 15 years in healthcare as a Physical Therapist, I would be able to easily assist in navigating the hospital stay and make the necessary decisions to … Continue reading

Celebrating Infinity Rehab Speech-Language Pathologists!

Each May, Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM) provides an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders and the role of Speech-Language Pathologists in providing life-altering treatment. For 2017, the theme is “Communication: The Key to Connection.” In this theme, we wanted to share stories from team members about our Speech-Language Pathologists and the vital role they play in helping individuals regain or develop independence and comfort. In June 2016, my SLP, who had been at our building for over 14 years, retired. He was wonderful and was SO ingrained in the building, that anyone that covered him for PTO usually … Continue reading

Celebrating Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapist Assistants

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Occupational Therapists (OT) and Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA), are part of a vitally important profession that helps people across the lifespan participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities.  OT and OTAs’ holistic and customized approach to evaluations, interventions, and outcomes provide the specialized support and services to people of all ages and in all circumstances that only occupational therapy can provide. Here are just a few stories told by colleagues about how several Infinity Rehab OTs exemplified their profession. Medication Management Roll-out at Linda Vista I was so impressed and … Continue reading

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