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Infinity Rehab featured as key example in “Strategy for HR in the Mid-Market” research article from Bersin by Deloitte

Infinity Rehab’s comprehensive approach to strengthening leadership capabilities across our organization recently earned recognition in Bersin by Deloitte’s publication on effective strategy for HR in mid-market companies. The 13-page report, available exclusively to Bersin members, reveals key insights about the unique position that relatively smaller companies like Infinity Rehab face in implementing wide-scale organizational change on a limited budget. The article identified three opportunities for mid-market firms to drive HR impact including prioritizing the worker experience, breaking down organizational silos, and embracing size and agility for a competitive advantage. “This is a very exciting honor for Infinity Rehab to be … Continue reading

What’s on the Horizon for 2017?

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“Predictions are hard, especially about the future.” Niels Bohr Nobel Laureate in Physics   Some would call it foolish to try to predict how the Trump administration and the 115th Congress will shape health care in 2017, but here it goes anyway! I think it is safe to assume that value-based payment is likely to survive, but it may look different in terms of structure. The HHS secretary-nominee, Dr. Tom Price, is not a fan of mandatory initiatives, such as the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) bundled payment program which began in April last year. The CMS Innovation Center … Continue reading

Our People and Our Vision

It is no secret that we believe the key to our long-term business success at Infinity Rehab is to focus on developing our people. The key to accomplishing that goal, however, is more complicated than simply stating our intent. This is where our vision statement comes in. As Mike introduced in the Insider last month, our newly-developed vision provides the guidelines for our path. Today, I would like to propose to you a set of directions to lead us all down this path together.  Your awareness of the plan and your buy-in to participating are critical in reaching our vision.  … Continue reading

Put a SPARK in your Development: Career Development for a Fast-Paced World

Recent research by Deloitte into the practices of the best team leaders reveals that they conduct regular check-ins with each team member about near-term work. These brief conversations allow leaders to set expectations for the upcoming week, review priorities, comment on recent work, and provide course correction, coaching, or important new information. The conversations provide clarity regarding what is expected of each team member and why, what great work looks like, and how each can do his or her best work in the upcoming days to align purpose, expectations, and individual strengths in a way that characterizes the most highly-functioning … Continue reading

Infinity Rehab Director of Professional Development Featured in APTA’s ‘The Pulse’

Pulse Advice Corner With Derek Fenwick, PT, MBA, GCS

Derek Fenwick, PT, DPT, GCS and Director of Professional development for Infinity Rehab wrote an insightful article for the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) The Pulse. The article is an open letter to future physical therapists and physical therapist assistants about making the choice to enter a profession dedicated to helping people get back to the things they love every day. Dear future colleagues, First off, you have chosen a great career. Physical therapy has as much diversity in career paths as any profession in health care. You are in for a great life ahead of you. I’ve learned a … Continue reading

Application for the 2016 Infinity Rehab Leadership Academy Class is Now Open!

Infinity Rehab is very excited to announce that the application period for the Leadership Academy Class of 2016 is NOW OPEN! The Infinity Rehab Leadership Academy is a year-long experience that combines onsite & distance learning to help transform high potential employees into high functioning leaders. The Leadership Academy curriculum aims to bring Infinity’s core values together with key leadership practices proven through research to be effective strategies in navigating real world challenges. Each year a class of up to 12 Scholars will be chosen and expected to work together to develop individual and team-oriented leadership skills to meet the … Continue reading

Embrace Your Expertise: A Professional’s Approach to Outcomes-Based Reimbursement

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Change is hard for most of us. When we are asked to change something we are doing, we must give up security and stability in exchange for volatility and uncertainty. This is not a very appealing proposition on its surface. However, if we look below the surface, there is some good news waiting for us. Your work world, as a health care provider, is undergoing a major change like this right now. The practices and systems that you’ve used to build your career are now being challenged by an increasing amount of data and research that suggests that the results … Continue reading