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ATS Angle – December 2020 Edition

December 21, 2020

The ATS Angle is a monthly newsletter that contains helpful resources and stories to support your facility’s ongoing success. We offer advice from our leadership, interesting industry news, and tips from our therapy experts. For the December issue, we focused on the state of therapy in 2020, what to look to in 2021, social and…

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ATS Angle – November 2020 Edition

November 9, 2020

The ATS Angle is a monthly newsletter that contains helpful resources and stories to support your facility’s ongoing success. We offer advice from our leadership , interesting industry news, and tips from our therapy experts. For the November issue, we focused on grateful leadership, what we are thankful for both at ATS and in our…

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Client Stories–Regaining Independence– Mr. Jones

October 22, 2020

“Mr. Jones” was involved in a motor vehicle accident and was looking forward to continuing his rehabilitation at home. An active man in his late 60’s, he was totally independent in all activities of daily living prior to his accident, including running a small home-based family business. The road to recovery for Mr. Jones included…

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Home Sweet (Functional) Home: Helping Patients Achieve Functional Goals at Home

October 13, 2020

As an ATS team member for more than six years, Hana appreciates being supported and surrounded by ethical, compassionate and hard-working professionals who are motivated to provide quality care to the patients we serve. As a home health Physical Therapist, Hana helps patients achieve their maximum rehabilitation potential in the comfort of their home, whether…

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October: National Physical Therapy Month

October 2, 2020

“While I’ve always known that PT’s play an important role in patients lives, what I have come to realize is that our place in their hearts and lives is bigger than that. I am lucky enough to get to be a part of this every day with ATS!” ~Kealy Hootman, PT, DPT, Director of Therapy…

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Celebrating the ‘Power of Teamwork’

August 26, 2020

Throughout September we are celebrating rehabilitation professionals and their clinical team members who work together to make a difference in a patient’s quality of life. Did you Know? There are more than 700,000 therapy professionals working in various settings across the U.S. Especially during National Rehabilitation Awareness Week, September 13-19, ATS would like to recognize you…

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ATS Employee = Inspired + Driven

August 14, 2020

ATS would like to recognize Katrina Black, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant at Villa Clara Post Acute Care, for her commitment to furthering her education and career. Katrina is enrolled in the weekend Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program at Belmont University in Nashville and is on track to graduate in 2022. When asked about the driving force behind furthering her education, Katrina…

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A Holistic Approach to Helping Patients Thrive

August 26, 2020

Kealy Hootman PT, Senior Director of Therapy, ATS did a Q&A session with our very own Nicole Garner, Administrator at East Bank Center to gain her insight on the importance of person-centered care.

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Keep in the Know- Regulatory Updates

August 4, 2020

Over the last year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has implemented major payment changes for Therapy Services delivered in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). Below are a few recent updates: Value-Based Purchasing Program: As you know, on October 1, 2019, CMS shifted to Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) for all SNFs. This value-based payment model supports…

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Client Stories – James “Jim” B. – U.S. Navy Veteran

July 28, 2020

Jim, a proud Navy veteran who served from 1958-1960 on the USS Interceptor, and had a long career at Northern Illinois University, was admitted to Generations at Neighbors with a left below-knee amputation and Stage IV pressure wound. He was dependent on all self-care, bed mobility and transfers at his Initial evaluation in mid-September 2019. Jim’s number…

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