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April 2012 - Posts

Transition to Rehab Management

‘Repeat Offenders'
by Karen Schiff
Another eventful week in outpatient rehabilitation. Seems as though we are seeing many "repeat offenders," as some call them; however, for different diagnoses than before. Working in the same facility for 20 years, we have patients who started with us Read More...
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Putting Patients on a Pedestal
by Karen Schiff
In a large outpatient facility that houses physical, occupational and speech therapy, you are bound to hear conversations that attract your attention. A large, open rehab gym, curtained rooms and closed rooms separate patient/therapist interactions, while Read More...
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Rapid Changes
by Karen Schiff
Whew!! What a busy week... seems I've been saying that more and more these days. As this month rolls on, I am preparing to help my health care system close one outpatient department where I work as the interim director. Thankfully, an inpatient manager Read More...
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Full Circle
by Karen Schiff
Our daily routines often get so busy that we overlook the needs of those around us, besides our patients and their families. At any given time, we as physical therapists may be able to extend a gracious hand to assist others, while reaping the benefit Read More...
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