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Goal: To engage and retrain the gluteus maximus muscles. Also known as buttock muscle Benefits: Considered the largest muscle group in the body, along with being one of the strongest. Todays’ culture has led to more sedentary life style of sitting and lack...read more
If you were to Google the word ‘interrupt’, you will see the definition, “stop the continuous progress of (an activity or process); stop (someone speaking) by saying or doing something; break the continuity of (a line or surface); obstruct (something, especially a...read more
Protecting patients’ health information is a top concern for all healthcare organizations. One requirement is to have written policies and procedures for the release of medical records that comply with both state and federal laws. In cases where the organization is...read more
Phase 3 of the implementation schedule for the Mega Rule go into effect in November of this year. Phase 2 and 3 require facilities to demonstrate staff competencies and skill sets based on resident population, as well as providing training to remediate identiﬁed...read more
The shoulder is a complex body part that consists of 3 bones, 3 joints, bursa, cartilage, numerous ligaments, tendons, and muscles. In the United States in 2015 there were over 100,000 workplace injuries involving the shoulder. Over 66% of those injuries were a...read more
A fact, prior to the industrialization of America, retirement was not normal. Retirement is an artifact of the Great Depression, this was a result of government and industry urging older people to retire so younger more abled-bodied individuals could work.1 As the...read more
Beginning October 1, 2019 providers will need to begin coding a new set of Health Insurance Prospective Payment System (HIPPS) codes in Section Z0100A of the MDS as well as on the Part A claim. This coding of HIPPS codes will identify the resident’s SNF PDPM...read more
I recently listened to a podcast discussing the importance of the patient experience. It was an enlightening discussion about collaboration across the healthcare continuum focusing on how to improve the health of our citizens. The United States healthcare delivery...read more