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The Ensign Group Reports Second Quarter 2009 Earnings of $0.39 per Share; Reaffirms 2009 EPS Guidance

... unavailability of beds at the company's Upland rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Southern California, ... build in occupancy at Park Manor Heath and rehabilitation Center, the company's recently-expanded Walla ... for both long-term residents and short-stay rehabilitation patients at 70 care facilities in California, ...

Select Medical Corporation Amends its Senior Secured Credit Facility

... acute care hospitals and five acute medical rehabilitation hospitals in 25 states. Select is also a leading operator of outpatient rehabilitation clinics in the United States, with approximately ... of Columbia. Select also provides medical rehabilitation services on a contract basis at nursing homes, ...

National Long Term Care Community Business Coalition Cautions Severe $16 Billion Medicare Cuts to Nursing Home Care Will Not Only Jeopardize Quality Care to Seniors but Deeply Impact Businesses that Support Sector, Contribute to Local Economies

... for the seniors who need it most, including vital rehabilitation services that assist our elderly in regaining ... CEO and founder of Orthopaedic & Neurological rehabilitation Inc. (ONR), located in Austin, TX and one of the nation's leading contract rehabilitation therapy companies providing a complete range of ...

National Council on Disability Monthly Bulletin for July, 2009

... ; Kimberley T. Peck , Director of Vocational rehabilitation Services, MN Department of Employment and ... Transition Specialist, Pathways to Employment and rehabilitation Services/Vocational rehabilitation Services, MN DEEP; Shauna McDonald , Director, ...

Patrick Rummerfield Teams with Eric Westacott Foundation and Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation to Help Young Quadriplegic Boy

... of the upcoming Golf Classic Tournament to the rehabilitation of an 11-year old quadriplegic boy from Ohio. The ... of the upcoming Golf Classic Tournament to the rehabilitation of 11-year old quadriplegic Alex Malarkey and ... accident, decided to help him in his quest for rehabilitation by putting the family in contact with the Eric ...

Narconon Graduate Delivers Drug Education in Florida

... with his parents sending him to a Narconon drug rehabilitation program. After successfully completing ... already addicted, Narconon offers successful drug rehabilitation in Florida that achieves a more than 70% success ... information about effective drug education and rehabilitation in Florida contact us today at 877-237-3307. ...

Many Heart Attack Patients Not Referred to Cardiac Rehab

... July 27 (HealthDay News) -- Even though cardiac rehabilitation has been shown to guard against future heart ... event should be referred to outpatient cardiac rehabilitation before hospital discharge, the study demonstrates ... often enough, the researchers noted. "Cardiac rehabilitation improves clinical outcomes, but is widely ...

Patterson Companies Expands Deployment of MicroStrategy for Enhanced Reporting and Analytics

... the dental, companion-pet veterinarian, and rehabilitation supply markets. Sales representatives, ... the dental, companion-pet veterinarian and rehabilitation supply markets. As Patterson's largest business, ... Medical is the world's leading distributor of rehabilitation supplies and non-wheelchair assistive patient ...

Shelbourne Releases New Information on Knee Replacement

... avoid total knee replacement; most improve with rehabilitation and are able to avoid surgery. ... a daily home exercise program. The focus of the rehabilitation program was to improve range of motion, ... 8 of them achieved adequate symptom relief with rehabilitation and decided against having surgery. The mean ...

Baylor Dallas Recognized In U.S. News Media Group's 2009 - 2010 America's Best Hospitals

... and kidney disorders (47th). Baylor Institute for rehabilitation (Baylor Rehab) is ranked 13th among the nation's top rehabilitation facilities. The Baylor hospitals are two of 174 ... 17 years running." Baylor Institute for rehabilitation ranked 13th among the nation's top ...

Narconon of Georgia Saves Lives of Orphaned Children in Honduras

... /PRNewswire/ -- The Narconon of Georgia drug rehabilitation and education program has many outreach ... drugs, and is just one part of the long-term rehabilitation program that has been helping people successfully ... of drug abuse. Narconon uses a drug-free rehabilitation and education approach based on the research and ...

Shoulder Surgery Doesn't Prevent Return to Sports, According to New Study

... modification until the six month point in the rehabilitation protected the shoulder against any consequence of ... an even greater one for patients to stick to a rehabilitation schedule," said Drake. The American ... the identification, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports injuries. For more information, ...

Shoulder Surgery Doesn't Prevent Return to Sports, According to New Study presented at AOSSM Annual Meeting

... modification until the six month point in the rehabilitation protected the shoulder against any consequence of ... an even greater one for patients to stick to a rehabilitation schedule," said Drake. The American ... the identification, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports injuries. For more information, ...

PM&R accepted for abstracting and indexing in MEDLINE

... that PM&R -The journal of injury, function and rehabilitation ( www.pmrjournal.org ), the official scientific ... of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and rehabilitation (AAPM&R), has been accepted for coverage by ... Stuart M. Weinstein, MD, Clinical Professor of rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington, ...

Kessler Foundation Research Center Awarded More Than Two Million Dollars in Grants

... (NINDS), National Institute on Disability and rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), New Jersey State Commission on ... to obtain advanced training in neurocognitive rehabilitation research, which will enable them to conduct ... MD, a grant to study the risk of falls during rehabilitation and long-term care though innovative, targeted ...

Veterans Affairs Researchers Study Benefits of Robot for Ankle Rehabilitation

... IEEE Transactions on Robotics: Special Issue on rehabilitation Robotics, the premiere and most-cited journal in ... IEEE Transactions on Robotics: Special Issue on rehabilitation Robotics , the premiere and most-cited journal in ... School of Medicine and Robotics Engineer, rehabilitation Research & Development at the Baltimore VA ...

St. David's Round Rock Medical Center to Seek Level II Trauma Designation

... Hospital. In addition to its full-service rehabilitation hospital, St. David's provides rehabilitation services at its acute-care facilities and at numerous outpatient rehabilitation clinics across the region. For more information ...

Narconon Gulf Coast Announces 300th Graduate From Drug Rehabilitation Program

... a world-class substance abuse residential drug rehabilitation facility located in Destin, Florida, announces ... multiple unsuccessful attempts with other rehabilitation centers trying to help their own son. ... Gulf Coast, a substance abuse residential drug rehabilitation facility located in Destin, Florida.) ...

Lifelike Robot Provides Innovative Rehabilitation Treatment for Patients

... therapy norms, Sacred Heart Hospital's Physical rehabilitation Center introduced a new team member who is ... robotic Pleo Dinosaur is being used in the rehabilitation of patients, both physically and emotionally. The ... and hopes to add more dinosaurs to the Physical rehabilitation Center in the near future. About Sacred ...

Calling All Heart Patients

... phone- or Internet-based interventions in cardiac rehabilitation programs. Two of the interventions were ... Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & rehabilitation . People are "increasingly time-poor," which ... Lung, and Blood Institute has more about cardiac rehabilitation . -- Robert ...

'Navigaitor' Helps Patients Walk Again

... Recently Patented rehabilitation Device Enhances Freedom of Motion NEW YORK, ... -- Severe stroke victims and other acutely ill rehabilitation patients are learning to correct their unsteady ... said inventor Avital Fast, MD, Chairman of rehabilitation Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center and ...

Reduce Relapse Thru Effective Drug Rehabilitation and Save Society Tens of Thousands of Dollars per Addict, Says Narconon

... the economy, it should demand effective drug rehabilitation that can achieve stable recovery. LOS ANGELES, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- "Drug rehabilitation will really impact society and save hundreds of ... procedures validated and commended by CARF (the rehabilitation Accreditation Commission.) A daily average spent ...

PIBH with NFL Star Doug Flutie Recognizes 23 PA Workers with Disabilities, 21 Organizations Supporting Those with Disabilities

... hard work and determination, Brown completed his rehabilitation and re-entered the "real world" after only four ... Inc. Lenore "Dutch" Laity United rehabilitation Services, Inc. Thomas Litwiler ... approximately 4,000 individuals through community rehabilitation programs. Agencies receive revenue to support ...

Former Quadriplegic Patient Able to Walk Out of Methodist Rehabilitation Hospital

... 10 /PRNewswire/ -- When he arrived at Methodist rehabilitation Hospital Oct. 20, 2008, Michael Hulshouser was a ... the care of his physician, therapist and the rehabilitation staff, the 48-year-old father of two was able to ... to do that." Hulshouser says the Methodist rehabilitation Hospital staff has done wonderful things for him. ...

Brain Injury Association of America Urges President Obama to Include Cognitive Rehabilitation for Returning Service Members as a Part of TRICARE Coverage

... Robert M. Gates urging coverage of cognitive rehabilitation within the military's TRICARE health insurance ... letter, then-Senator Obama described cognitive rehabilitation therapy as "one of the most accepted treatments ... Anthem Health Plans) determined that cognitive rehabilitation is a medically necessary treatment for patients ...

Courage Center Is First in Midwest to Offer Innovative Treatment for Movement Disorders

... Courage Center, the Minnesota-based non-profit rehabilitation and resource center, has been a leader in ... The IM Gait Mate is used to augment traditional rehabilitation approaches for children, adolescents and adults ... resource to our clients," said Kim Lewandowski, rehabilitation manager at Courage Center Forest Lake. Courage ...

Dr. David Sniezek to Provide Medical Acupuncture at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC

... vomiting. Dr. Sniezek, a 1989 graduate of the rehabilitation Medicine program at the George Washington University Medical Center, is a pioneer in Integrative rehabilitation in the Washington, DC area. He is also a ... DC, MD, FAAMA, Director of Advanced Integrative rehabilitation and Pain Center, located adjacent to GW Hospital ...

St. David's HealthCare Named #1 Best Place to Work Among Large Central Texas Employers for Third Consecutive Year

... Hospital. In addition to its full-service rehabilitation hospital, St. David's provides rehabilitation services at its acute-care facilities and at numerous outpatient rehabilitation clinics across the region. For more information, ...

Practice Greenhealth Announces Winners of 2009 Environmental Excellence Awards

... County Medical Center - Ashtabula, OH Baltimore rehabilitation & Extended Care Center - Baltimore, MD ... System - Danville, IL Youville Hospital & rehabilitation Center - Cambridge, MA Making Medicine ... - Cleveland, OH Maristhill Nursing & rehabilitation Center - Waltham, MA Marymount Hospital - ...

Becoming Aware of Veterans' Vision Needs

... offers information about a wide range of vision rehabilitation services; many of which are also designed to help ... vision more effectively. Vision rehabilitation services, such as Orientation and Mobility and Vision rehabilitation Therapy that can restore everyday functioning ...

Select Medical Corporation Announces Results for First Quarter Ended March 31, 2009

... term acute care hospitals and five acute medical rehabilitation hospitals. This compares to 88 long term acute care hospitals and four acute medical rehabilitation hospitals operated at March 31, 2008. For the ... the same quarter, prior year. Outpatient rehabilitation At March 31, 2009, Select operated 948 ...

Kids With Disabilities Benefit From Marianjoy Golf Camps

... Ekstrom, CTRS, at 630/909-6010. Marianjoy rehabilitation Hospital is a nonprofit teaching hospital in ... to the delivery of physical medicine and rehabilitation programs including stroke, neuromuscular, ... to rehabilitation. Founded in 1972, Marianjoy rehabilitation Hospital maintains an extensive network of ...

Project HOPE Launches Rehabilitation Program to Address Needs of Thousands Recovering from Injuries Sustained During the May 12, 2008 Earthquake

... organization, is officially launching the China rehabilitation Medicine Program. The three-year program is ... to increase both the accessibility and quality of rehabilitation services in the earthquake-affected areas of the ... as well as contribute to the improvement of rehabilitation services throughout China. "Project HOPE ...

Walk Long, Slow and Often to Help the Heart

... May 11 (HealthDay News) -- For people in cardiac rehabilitation who are overweight, longer but slower walks are ... and body fat. The standard regimen for cardiac rehabilitation involves walking, biking or rowing for 25 minutes ... a professor of medicine and director of cardiac rehabilitation and prevention at the University of Vermont ...

State-of-the-Art Technology and Hotel-Like Environment Get CareOne's Rehab Patients Home Quicker

... include incorporating Wii stations into patient rehabilitation programs and, It's Never Too Late (IN2L) ; a computer system for patients for physical rehabilitation as well as memory exercises. Also being utilized ... progressive technology into their recreation and rehabilitation programs to keep all of their patients and ...

Ultimate Ice Wraps Introduces Best of Class Cold Therapy Product to the Worldwide Market

... NCAA Division I college teams, prestigious rehabilitation facilities and nationally recognized fitness ... including extreme sports, medical professionals, rehabilitation facilities, physical therapists, athletic trainers and the military. For consumers, rehabilitation facilities and hospitals, Ultimate Ice Wraps stay ...

The Ensign Group Reports First Quarter 2009 Earnings of $0.38 per Share; Reaffirms 2009 Guidance

... unit located within the company's Carmel Mountain rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in San Diego County, ... Ensign announced that its Mt. Ogden Health & rehabilitation Center in Ogden, Utah had successfully graduated ... for both long-term residents and short-stay rehabilitation patients at 70 care facilities in California, ...

Physicians Conduct Research Studies in Minutes, Not Months, at Montefiore Medical Center

... to measure the impact of Medicare regulations on rehabilitation patients, quantify the reduction in radiation ... and Medicaid (CMS) announced a new rule for rehabilitation hospitals requiring that a large percentage of ... in general, "restricting access to inpatient rehabilitation on the basis of diagnosis alone" resulted in ...

Cardiac patients trial home-based rehabilitation

... and Queensland Health are reinventing cardiac rehabilitation programs by using mobile phone and web technology ... event complete the standard six-week outpatient rehabilitation program. Brisbane's Prince Charles Hospital ... a better option for the delivery of cardiac rehabilitation for a significant proportion of patients." Dr ...

15 Tips Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke

... Measuring progress matters. How much acute rehabilitation therapy your loved one receives depends partly on ... rate of improvement. Stroke survivors on an acute rehabilitation unit are expected to make measurable functional ... skills and communication skills. The typical rehabilitation expectation is improving 1 to 2 FIM points per ...
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