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Nursing Home Rehab Ratings Now Online

For the first time, the federal government is shining a spotlight on the quality of rehabilitation care at nursing homes.

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If Medicare Disappears Rehabilitation For Patients Could Suffer

Tom Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services, the department responsible for the administration of Medicare, has indicated that he might eliminate the program.

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Salem rehab hospital to close

SALEM — A Salem rehabilitation hospital that can trace its roots in the city to the 18th century is closing its doors in September. Spaulding Hospital officials tell The Salem News that upcoming changes in federal regulations designed to cut Medicare costs will lead to dramatic reductions in the types of patients Spaulding will be […]

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Choosing the rehabilitation facility

By Brenda Diaz Surgery, whether expected or unexpected, is no walk in the park. It is painful, and in most circumstances, recuperation and rehabilitation takes much longer than one anticipates. Selecting a rehabilitation center can be quite an undertaking, especially if it is for an unexpected injury. There are outpatient rehabilitation centers and in patient […]

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What is short-term rehabilitation?

By Angela Penny Short-term rehabilitation facilities provide therapy for individuals recovering from a surgery, illness or accident. Generally, those needing short-term, in-patient rehabilitation may remain involved in their program at a facility for as little as a couple of days to as many as several weeks. Short-term rehabilitation programs help patients achieve their maximum functional […]

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Case managers assist with hospital discharge

By Angela Penny When your loved one has an acute injury or surgery, there are many decisions to make during the hospital stay. One of them may be where to go for rehabilitation. During your hospital stay, you will be assigned a case manager that assists you during your hospital stay and plays a vital […]

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