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National Nurses Week

IRC is so grateful for everything our nurses do! See below for the history of this National Nurses Week, taken from: National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. These permanent dates enhance planning and position National Nurses Week as an established recogn...

CMS Announces Video is Not Required for Telehealth Encounters

Apr 30, 2020  CMS officially announced video is not required for telehealth encounters and Audio-only encounters will be reimbursed at the same rate as telehealth visits! The changes are retroactive to March 1st. At President Trump’s direction, and building on its recent historic efforts to help the U.S. healthcare system manage the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pand...

The Role of the Physiatrist in the Skilled Nursing Facility

Steve Gnatz MD, MHA, Chief Medical Officer, and Azlan Tariq DO, Chief Clinical Officer at Integrated Rehab Consultants (IRC), were joined by Ashir Wahab MD, CMD, Medical Director of Long-Term Care at Oak Street Health to present SA7 – The Role of the Physiatrist in the Skilled Nursing Facility.  Scheduled to take place in Chicago April […]

IRC Providers Going Above & Beyond During COVID-19

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, we are all navigating a very challenging and quickly changing medical landscape. At Integrated Rehab Consultants (IRC), we are thankful to be able to support our Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) partners by continuing to provide the most comprehensive clinical care for patients. Many IRC providers are going above and beyond […]

How Can You Safely Grocery Shop in the Time of Coronavirus? Here’s What Experts Suggest

Original Post BY MADELEINE CARLISLE  of Time on MARCH 27, 2020 A woman shops at Trader Joe’s on March 23, 2020 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Maddie Meyer—Getty Images As coronavirus spreads globally, grocery shopping has become one of the most anxiety-producing yet necessary activities for millions of people around the world. With many governments enforcing shelter-in...

Celebrating National Doctors Day

While you give us plenty of reasons to celebrate throughout the year, today is National Doctors’ Day! Held every year on March 30th, National Doctors’ Day is a day to celebrate the contribution of physicians who serve our country by caring for our citizens. Thank you for your hard work and dedication to patient care, […]

15 Days To Slow The Spread

The President’s Coronavirus Guidelines For America Listen to and follow the directions of your STATE AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES. IF YOU FEEL SICK, stay home. Do not go to work. Contact your medical provider. IF YOUR CHILDREN ARE SICK, keep them at home. Do not send them to school. Contact your medical provider. IF SOMEONE IN […]

Supporting the Health Care Workforce During the COVID-19 Global Epidemic

Dr. Steve Gnatz, Chief Medical Officer at IRC asked we share this article with everyone because it has useful information and recommendations for protecting health care workers and their families during the COVID-19 global pandemic!  Viewpoint March 12, 2020 James G. Adams, MD1,2; Ron M. Walls, MD3,4 Author Affiliations Article Information JAMA. Publish...

Join us at ISPRM 2020

14th International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM) World Congress and 53rd Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) Annual Meeting in Orlando Florida Are you attending #ISPRM2020 ? If so, be sure to stop by our booth to find out about exciting career opportunities opening up in Post-Acute Care! ISPRM 2020 will be the premier […]