Industry Updates

Safe and Sound: Leadership’s Role in the Journey

Safety Fact: In March, 2018, the World Health Organization released the following statistic: There is a one in a million chance of a person being harmed while traveling by plane.

Click here to read…

Safe and Sound: Committing to the Journey

SAFETY FACT: Based on data from James and the American Hospital Association, an average, 100-bed hospital committed errors in care that caused the death of 23 patients in 2013.

Click here to read t…

Safe and Sound – Celebrating Safety Month

One of the most critical roles that we fulfill is guaranteeing the safety of the patients who entrust their lives to our care.

Click here to read the rest of this article….

Anything BUT “Cookie Cutter” Therapy

As a speech-language pathologist, many times our role is extremely clear. We are very confident receiving orders for assessing and treating aphasia, dysarthria, and dysphagia.

Click here to read th…

Take the Time to Determine the Best Codes for our SLP Services

As we move toward the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) in October, it’s very important to ensure that we are describing a patient’s medical complexity as thoroughly as we can.

Click here to…

International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI)

As Speech Language Pathologists our role is to actively provide treatment to rehabilitate swallow function but this is often accompanied by the necessity to modify textures and liquids to safely allow…

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month

Utilize Recognize CORE to recognize and celebrate our speech therapy practitioners.

Click here to read the rest of this article….

The Role of Underlying Impairments in Selection of ICD-10 Treatment Diagnosis Codes

The identification of all active diagnoses is vital to appropriate coding under PDPM which will be implemented on October 1, 2019.

Click here to read the rest of this article….

Occupational Therapy Test & Measures

There are lots of options for different, deficit specific test and measures. Below is a list that highlights some of the different options available.

Click here to read the rest of this article….

Parkinson’s, Falls and Occupational Therapy

Each year, millions of people 65 years and older, slip, trip and fall in and around their homes and less than half tell their doctor. According to the CDC and prevention:

Click here to read the res…