IRC Celebrates National PA Week (October 6-12)

While IRC PAs give us plenty of reasons to celebrate throughout the year, this week is National PA Week (October 6-12) – a week-long celebration of the PA profession, and the many contributions PAs make to health care! Thank you to all our PAs for your hard work and dedication to patient care!  The National […]

Jazz Brunch & Fundraiser

This past Saturday, Dr. Amish Patel and his wife Mirka attended Jazz Brunch & Fundraiser at the Lutheran Home campus featuring live jazz by the Mark Bettcher Reunion Jazz Ensemble. They enjoyed an afternoon filled with amazing jazz, brunch, Bloody Mary’s, and of course, the Mimosa bar, sponsored by Integrated Rehab Consultants!  “We were so excited […]

Therapy’s PDPM Paradox: Clinicians Have More Control, But Smaller Rehab Staffs Needed for Now

By Alex Spanko | October 3, 2019 The new Medicare payment model for nursing homes took effect this week with a bang, as therapists across the nation criticized a wave of staffing reductions in the immediate wake of the October 1 start date. Several companies implemented workforce cuts as the federal government shifted to the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM), which [&hel...

How Integrated Rehab Consultants (IRC) and physiatrists are optimizing post-acute care at Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs)

Integrated Rehab Consultants (IRC) is the largest physician-owned physiatry group in the country working to optimize post-acute care in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). With our proven track record and experienced physicians throughout 30 states, we are gearing up to take on the next phase in the changing landscape of the post-acute world: PDPM! Contact us […]

PDPM Case Studies: How much can ICD-10 codes affect the bottom line?

Patient Driven Payment System (PDPM) is scheduled to start October 1st, 2019. This will affect the way skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are paid under Medicare Part A for services they provide patients undergoing rehabilitation, but will not affect the way physicians (including physiatrists) are reimbursed under Medicare Part B.  To evaluate how much ICD-10 codes […]

Dr. Azlan Tariq Hosts Opioid Seminar

This is a great video and article posted on August 26, 2019 by Naperville News 17’s Aysha Ashley Househ that features our very own Dr. Azlan Tariq! See the original article and video here: https://www.nctv17.com/news/doctor-hosts-opioid-seminar/ Posted on August 26, 2019 An Opioid Seminar, “Moving Beyond Opioids: the Future of Pain Management,” was held at North […]

Why are Physiatrists Vital to Skilled Nursing Facilities?

This short video will explain why physiatrists are vital to Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) and why all SNFs who treat patients for short-term rehab should have one. Integrated Rehab Consultants (IRC) is the largest physician-owned physiatry group in the country working to optimize post-acute care in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). Physiatry, also known as Physical […]

Why Physiatrists Partner With Integrated Rehab Consultants (IRC)

We’re so excited to share our new video featuring physicians and staff explaining what makes us different from other physiatry groups and why they enjoy working with us! Don’t forget to click the thumbs up if you like the video and subscribe to our channel!# This video also explains the benefits and career opportunities available […]

Study shows about half of all PM&R physicians met the definition of burnout

According to a recent study on physician burnout posted by American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, about half of all PM&R physicians met the definition of burnout, and two-thirds reported becoming more callous toward patients. Physiatrists partner with IRC more than any other PM&R group because we help prevent physician burnout! By taking care of […]

Ray Gerke Named Chief Financial Officer at Integrated Rehab Consultants

Chicago, IL –May 7, 2019 – Integrated Rehab Consultants is excited to welcome Ray Gerke, CPA as their new Chief Financial Officer. As the CFO, Ray will responsible for managing the financial actions of IRC, including banking, tracking cash flow, budgeting, financial planning, internal and external financial reporting, debt compliance, financial analysis, analyzing the company’s […...

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