10:19 30 Sep 2015
The US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) says that it has "tested and retested our systems" designed to handle the ICD-10 codes
03:33 12 Mar 2015
Authors of new research on postacute care settings have found that variation in outcomes for inpatient stroke rehabilitation may have more to do with individual facilities than geography—
03:19 17 Feb 2015
PT News: CMS Updates Recently Released Indicate PTs Not Yet Affected by Changes to 59 Modifier Coding in Medicare
Additional requirements around an important Medicare coding modifier are being instituted by the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), but the changes do not affect physical therapists (PTs)—at least not yet.
02:54 11 Aug 2014
Workplace hand injuries are a leading cause of lost workdays and emergency room visits around the globe. From minor to life-threatening and everything in between, these injuries can be costly to employers and life-changing for employees.
04:35 10 Sep 2013
Nursing aides, orderlies and attendees have the highest rate of musculoskeletal injuries than workers in any other field
Source: USA Today
A recent USA Today report recommends safety standards that require the use of lifting and transfer aids to encourage safe patient handling, a zero-tolerance policy for workplace violence and periodic reviews of the safety of sharp devices.