IRC Celebrates Pride Month

June is Pride Month, and today the Supreme Court ruled the language of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits sex discrimination, applies to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity! But why do we celebrate Pride Month in June? The ENCYCLOPÆDIA BRITANNICA explains it very well in their article Why Is Pride Month […]

IRC’s Commitment to Equality

Integrated Rehab Consultants is the nation’s largest group of Physiatrists. Our diverse group of physicians and staff consists of all races and religions, economic backgrounds, and political views. We proudly celebrate one another’s differences and are united in our belief in equal rights for all.  As healthcare providers, we dedicate our lives to caring for […]

National Nurses Week

IRC is so grateful for everything our nurses do! See below for the history of this National Nurses Week, taken from: https://www.nursingworld.org/education-events/national-nurses-week/history/ 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, […]

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