$22M therapy center set to open in Greater Cincinnati
Advanced Therapy Center at Chesterwood Village, a $22 million facility for post-hospital rehabilitation, is set to open next month in Butler County. The center in West Chester Township, which will encompass 110,000 square feet, is intended for inpatients, outpatients and community wellness initiatives such as public yoga and tai-chi classes. A grand opening is scheduled for April 11. The building includes 75 patient rehabilitation suites as w ell as 50 long-term nursing suites on the opposite end… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Blood flow restriction therapy may protect against bone loss following ACL reconstruction
(American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine) Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction patients often face bone and muscle loss immediately following the procedure. Researchers presenting their work today at the AOSSM/AANA Specialty Day note that combining blood flow restriction (BFR) therapy with traditional rehabilitation efforts may slow bone loss and reduce return to function time. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Devastating neurologic injuries in the Syrian war - El Hajj Abdallah Y, Beveridge J, Chan M, Deeb T, Mowafi H, Al-Nuaimi S, Easa AS, Saqqur M.
In this study, we report the prevalence of neurologic injuries in a major rehabilitation center on the Turkish-Syrian border where... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Drug-induced Parkinsonism manifesting as gait freezing in a patient with traumatic brain injury: a case report - Yoo HS, Kim YW, Kim NY.
BACKGROUND: Among the neuropsychiatric complications commonly induced by traumatic brain injury (TBI), behavioral disorders, such as agitation and aggression, can hinder neurological recovery and deteriorate rehabilitation outcomes. Pharmacological treatme... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Physician group to open second medical facility in metro area
A new medical facility is taking 17,256 square feet in Hoover. OrthoAlabama Spine& Sports expects its new location at 118 Mars Hill Road will be complete by next spring, according to a news release. Birmingham-based architect TurnerBatson and general contractor JohnsonKreis are working on the project, which will include administrative offices, examination rooms, diagnostic equipment, and a physical therapy and rehabilitation suite. OrthoAlabama’s first location opened in Trussville in 201 5.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Staff Source Type: news

Scoping review of clinical rehabilitation research pertaining to traumatic brain injury: 1990-2016 - Gerber LH.
INTRODUCTION: Understanding the impact of disease on function and improving functional outcomes is an important goal of rehabilitation. This scoping review provides analyzes 25 years of published traumatic brain injury (TBI) clinical rehabilitation researc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

After deaths and injuries, nursing homes agree to penalties, closures in state settlement
Attorney General Maura Healey reached settlements with seven Massachusetts nursing homes after deaths and allegations of poor care at some facilities. In one case, an operator must leave the state for nearly a decade. Five patients died as the result of poor care, state officials said, and hundreds more were put at risk. The settlements include Oxford Rehabilitation& Healthcare Center in Haverhill, Woodbriar Health Center in Wilmington, Wakefield Center in Wakefield, The Rehabilitation& Nursing … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

After deaths and injuries, nursing homes agree to penalties, closures in state settlement
Attorney General Maura Healey reached settlements with seven Massachusetts nursing homes after deaths and allegations of poor care at some facilities. In one case, an operator must leave the state for nearly a decade. Five patients died as the result of poor care, state officials said, and hundreds more were put at risk. The settlements include Oxford Rehabilitation& Healthcare Center in Haverhill, Woodbriar Health Center in Wilmington, Wakefield Center in Wakefield, The Rehabilitation& Nursing … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

More M & amp;A During AAOS Week
Are acquisitions going to be a “thing” during this year’s American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)? It certainly seems so. There was that huge M&A announcement from Smith & Nephew on the opening day of the conference, not to mention the London-based company also announcing it would acquire BrainLab’s orthopedic joint reconstruction business. On AAOS’s second day, Corin Group certainly seems to be in the deal-making mood by revealing it’s acquiring Omni Orthopedics. The acquisition would give the Canton,...
Source: MDDI - March 13, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Orthopedics Source Type: news

Reflexion Health ’s virtual rehab assistant posts similar results to traditional therapy
Reflexion Health’s VERA telemedicine rehabilitation platform shown at patient home (Image from Reflexion Health) Separate studies have found that Reflexion Health’s virtual exercise rehabilitation assistant (VERA) was as safe and effective as traditional physical therapy while saving $2,745 per patient in a bundled-payment setting, the company announced. Reflexion designed VERA as a digital therapy platform that integrates several components for a comprehensive, home-based rehabilitation experience without the need for patients to apply or wear any sensors or monitoring devices. Get the full story on our s...
Source: Mass Device - March 13, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Clinical Trials Featured News Well Orthopedics AAOS reflexion-health Source Type: news

5 wearable medtech companies at the Wearable Technology Show
Digital health and wearable medtech companies are showcasing some of their latest innovations in mHealth at the sixth annual Wearable Technology Show, March 12–13 at the Business Design Center in London. Over 6,000 delegates and 200 speakers are expected to attend the show to tout some of the wearable technology, smart device and IoT innovations. From elder care to rehabilitation, here are five wearable medtech companies touting their technologies at this year’s show. Next>> The post 5 wearable medtech companies at the Wearable Technology Show appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - March 12, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: mHealth (Mobile Health) Wearable Technology Show Source Type: news

Raising the bar on strength and balance: The importance of community-based provision
This report concludes that existing NHS rehabilitation services are of limited use and should be supplemented by community-based strength and balance programmes. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kessler Foundation awarded federal grant to study wearable robotic in spinal cord injury
This study will provide the data needed to expand the options for rehabilitation for veterans, and lay the foundation for the introduction of home-based strategies for improved recovery of hand and arm function in individuals with incomplete SCI.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vocational rehabilitation in mild traumatic brain injury: supporting return to work and daily life functioning - Dornonville de la Cour FL, Rasmussen MA, Foged EM, Jensen LS, Schow T.
Persisting post-concussive symptoms are challenging to treat and may delay return-to-work (RTW). The aims of this study were to describe a multidisciplinary and holistic vocational rehabilitation (VR) program for individuals with mild traumatic brain injur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Is admission to an SCI specialized rehabilitation facility associated with better functional outcomes? Analysis of data from the Thai Spinal Cord Injury Registry - Pattanakuhar S, Kammuang-Lue P, Kovindha A, Komaratat N, Mahachai R, Chotiyarnwong C.
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective cohort study of the Thai Spinal Cord Injury Registry. OBJECTIVE: To determine whether being admitted to a spinal cord injury (SCI) specialized rehabilitation facility (SSRF) is associated with better functional outcomes. S... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Futility in rehabilitation - Spill GR, Vente T, Frader J, Smith S, Giacino J, Zafonte R, Coppard B, Jensen G, Mukherjee D.
In this ethics legal column, we explore the concept of futility in rehabilitation. The word futility is a highly contested concept. Its definition, application, and implications have been a source of debate in the ethics literature for decades. In a classi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Mechanized cane measures patients' rehabilitation process without noticing it
(University of Malaga) The Embedded Systems Engineering Group of the University of Malaga, specializing in the design of physical devices to aid users, such as a smart wheelchair, has developed a mechanized cane that can measure patients' rehabilitation process without any impact on them. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Unvaccinated boy almost dies of tetanus
The child's care - not including the air ambulance and inpatient rehabilitation - cost nearly $1 million, about 72 times the mean for a pediatric hospitalization in the U.S., the CDC said (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BRIDGE Stroke: Intervention Boosts Evidence-Based Stroke Therapies BRIDGE Stroke: Intervention Boosts Evidence-Based Stroke Therapies
Adherence to quality improvement measures increased use of thrombolysis, dysphagia screening, smoking cessation education, and assessment for rehabilitation, investigators report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 8, 2019 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

A Young Boy Spent 47 Days In an ICU and Racked Up $800,000 in Medical Costs Because He Wasn ’t Vaccinated Against Tetanus
A young boy in Oregon spent 47 days in an intensive care unit (ICU), resulting in more than $800,000 in medical costs, because he was not vaccinated against tetanus, according to a case study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Case study co-author Dr. Carl Eriksson, an assistant professor of pediatric critical care at Oregon Health & Science University, who was involved in the boy’s treatment, wrote in an email to TIME that severe tetanus cases are very rare in the U.S., where vaccination effectively prevents such conditions. The boy’s illness was Oregon’s first pediat...
Source: TIME: Health - March 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Infectious Disease onetime Source Type: news

Feasibility and effects of the CO-OP Approach ™ in postconcussion rehabilitation - Hunt AW, Paniccia M, Mah K, Dawson D, Reed N.
OBJECTIVE: We determined the feasibility and effects of the Cognitive Orientation to daily Occupational Performance (CO-OP) ApproachTM on activity performance and satisfaction, symptoms, and mood of adolescents with persistent postconcussion sym... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Risk markers for not returning to work among patients with acquired brain injury: a population-based register study - Mat érne M, Strandberg T, Lundqvist LO.
PURPOSE The aim of this study is to investigate person-related, injury-related, activity-related and rehabilitation-related risk markers for not return to work among patients with acquired brain injury (ABI). METHODS Retrospective data from the Qua... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Omni sold to U.K. ortho company Corin Group
U.K. international orthopedic company Corin Group said it will acquire Omni, a robotic knee surgery platform developer. Raynham, Mass.-based Omni developed its OmniBotics system as an imageless total knee replacement solution which combines a robotic cutting guide with a robotic tool to measure ligament function. The system allows surgeons to tailor the implant position to each individual patient, resulting in less patient pain and faster rehabilitation, according to a statement from Corin. Cirencester, U.K.-based Corin said it is working to revolutionize orthopedics by gaining, understanding and sharing insight at ev...
Source: Mass Device - March 7, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Business/Financial News Mergers & Acquisitions News Well Orthopedics Corin Group OMNIlife Science Inc. Permira Source Type: news

Kenya: NHIF Spent Sh65mn for Rehabilitation of Drug, Substance Abuse Patients
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) spent Sh65.3 million in the financial year 2017/ 2018 as payment for the treatment of 685 patients suffering from drug and substance abuse. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 7, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cultivate(MD) buys into Embody and its ortho injury implant
Genesis Innovation Group‘s Cultivate(MD) Capital Fund II said that it has invested in Embody, a startup that has developed a collagen-based microfiber implant designed for use in Achilles’ and rotator cuff repairs. Embody (Norfolk, Va.) based its Tapestry implant on research on collagen-accelerating recellularization by growing new aligned tissue over surgical repairs. The company previously received $12.1 million in DARPA funding and a research and development contract that has funded product development. Cultivate(MD) is the leader in the new $3.6M raise that is earmarked for pre-launch and pre-commercia...
Source: Mass Device - March 6, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Business/Financial News Featured Funding Roundup Implants Orthopedics Surgical DARPA embody genesisinnovationgroup Source Type: news

To Save Time and Money, Companies Roll Out Caregiving Benefits To Save Time and Money, Companies Roll Out Caregiving Benefits
When Laura Hirsch of Keller Texas had to find a rehabilitation center to help her father recover from a difficult surgery in September, the caregiving service Cariloop saved her a whole day.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 5, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Sierra Leone: Health Minister Opens Ambulance Bay, Accident, Emergency Consulting Rooms
[Concord] Health and Sanitation Minister, Dr. Alpha Tejan Wurie, has on Wednesday,27th February, officially opened the newly constructed Ambulance Bay and Triage,as well as the rehabilitated and refurbished Accident and Emergency Consulting Rooms of the Connaught Hospital in Freetown. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 5, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Factors associated with graduated return to work following injury in a road traffic crash - Gray SE, Hassani-Mahmooei B, Kendall E, Cameron ID, Kenardy J, Collie A.
This study sought to identify thos... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Digital physical therapy tool improved knee patients' recovery
Two papers from Sword Health's researchers suggest the company's Digital Therapist platform is well received and more effective than standard rehabilitation. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 4, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Federal Investigators Find Critical Failings at Health Center Where 11 Children Died in Virus Outbreak
A viral outbreak killed 11 children at a New Jersey health center last year due to a lack of administrative oversight, slow responses from medical staff and a flawed infection-control plan, according to a federal investigation. Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, N.J. is strongly contesting investigators’ findings. The 114-page report, which was compiled by the New York regional office of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and reviewed by TIME, says the pediatric medical director at the Wanaque Center “didn’t understand what medical director meant” when he ass...
Source: TIME: Health - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Infectious Disease New Jersey onetime Source Type: news

Fix probation flaws by returning services to public ownership, says UNISON
Commenting on the National Audit Office’s Transforming Rehabilitation: Progress Review published today (Friday), UNISON national officer Ben Priestley said: “This is a devastating critique of a catastrophic privatisation and reads like a catalogue of disaster. “Rather than ploughing on regardless with a failed system, the Justice Secretary must now take control and bring these contracts back into public ownership. “No amount of tinkering around the edges will make these CRCs work. The probation service needs to be unified, for the sake of community safety, the public and staff.” Not...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - March 1, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: Press release ben priestley community rehabilitation companies privatisation probation Source Type: news

Individualized goal directed dance rehabilitation in chronic state of severe traumatic brain injury: a case study - Kullberg-Turtiainen M, Vuorela K, Huttula L, Turtiainen P, Koskinen S.
We present a dance intervention six and half years after an extreme severe TBI including excessive... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pulmonary Rehabilitation - Is it worth it?
Thu, 02/28/2019 - 09:55News blog (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - February 28, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: helenfindon Source Type: news

How do patients improve their timed up and go test? Responsiveness to rehabilitation of the TUG test in elderly neurological patients - Caronni A, Picardi M, Aristidou E, Antoniotti P, Pintavalle G, Redaelli V, Sterpi I, Corbo M.
BACKGROUND: The timed up and go (TUG) test is widely used for assessing treatments effectiveness on elderly mobility. Although the TUG test consists of different tasks (e.g. walking and turning), the total TUG duration (TTD) is usually the only outcome mea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

How to Support a Friend or Loved One Who Has Been Sexually Abused
It ’ s been a particularly difficult few months for sexual abuse survivors. If you know someone who ’ s been abused, here are some tips to best support them and their recovery. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: VANESSA MARIN Tags: Sexual Harassment Sex Crimes #MeToo Movement Therapy and Rehabilitation Source Type: news

Estimated life-time savings in the cost of ongoing care following specialist rehabilitation for severe traumatic brain injury in the United Kingdom - Turner-Stokes L, Dzingina M, Shavelle R, Bill A, Williams H, Sephton K.
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate cost-efficiency of rehabilitation following severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) and estimate the life-time savings in costs of care. SETTING/PARTICIPANTS: TBI patients (n = 3578/6043) admitted to all 75 specialist rehabilitation ser... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Study: In-home stroke rehabilitation comparable to clinician-guided therapy
Both study groups used an app-based therapy, and required a similar number of sessions to become proficient in specific rehabilitation tasks. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 27, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Tell David Gauke to make probation public again
UNISON is backing a call for probation services in England and Wales to be brought back into public ownership. The launch of a petition by campaign group We Own It comes days after a joint letter to justice secretary David Gauke on the issue from UNISON, GMB and probation officers’ union NAPO. That, in turn, followed the collapse of one of the ‘community rehabilitation companies’ which have took over probation services for ‘non-serious’ offenders under former justice secretary Chris Grayling’s privatisation in 2015. The company Working Links, went into administration in early February. I...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 27, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: News community rehabilitation companies CRCs let's fix probation police and justice Source Type: news

Activity trackers are not valid for step count registration when walking with crutches - De Ridder R, De Blaiser C.
BACKGROUND: The use of activity trackers has been proposed in rehabilitation where resuming physical activity is deemed crucial, e.g. after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). As patients initially often walk with crutches, it is of importance that clinicians c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

The Daring Rescue Of A Rare, Elusive Bat
Hosts Mary Louise Kelly and Ari Shapiro tell the story of a rare bat found trapped in the Museum of English Rural Life, and its rehabilitation by a bat-loving museum volunteer. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mary Louise Kelly Source Type: news

Newton Medical Center partners with Shriners to add telehealth location
Newton Medical Center has partnered with St. Louis ’ Shriners Hospital for Children to create that organization’s first telehealth location in Kansas.  The two entities say in a press release that the partnership will allow patients in Kansas and beyond to utilize equipment that will be housed at Newton Medical Center to connect with physician s and caregivers at the St. Louis hospital. The Shriners Hospital is known for its care in orthopedics, cleft lip and palate, spinal-cord injury rehabilitation,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 25, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Daniel McCoy Source Type: news

SyncThink Scores FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for Concussion Tech
The objective eye-tracking platform is currently used to assist clinicians in evaluating visual impairments, monitor recovery and support the rehabilitation of ocular-motor and ocular-vestibular deficits, and in the optimization of brain performance. The breakthrough device designation recognizes the technology's potential to provide objective measurements to aid in the assessment of concussion. FDA's breakthrough devices program is intended for products that provide more effective treatment or diagnosis of conditions and the program was created as an effort to provide patients and healthcare providers with timely access t...
Source: MDDI - February 25, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Government must end private contracts before it ’s too late, say probation unions
Monday 25 February 2019 For immediate release Government must end private contracts before it’s too late, say probation unions Unions have urged the Justice Secretary to end the failed system of privatised probation contracts and bring them back into public ownership before there is ‘drastic and irreversible damage’ to the service. In a joint letter to David Gauke, the three unions representing staff in the probation service – UNISON, Napo and GMB – said the community rehabilitation company (CRC) contracts must be abandoned when they end next year. Earlier this month three of these contracts ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 25, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: Article Press release ben priestley GMB napo probation Source Type: news

The effectiveness of driving game on trunk control and gait ability in stroke - Lee D, Bae Y.
Patients who require neurological rehabilitation often do not comply with conventional programs because they find the therapy uninteresting. As a result, specialized interactive video games have been designed to be more enjoyable than conventional therapy ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Impact of fire arms training in a virtual reality environment on occupational performance (marksmanship) in a polytrauma population - Oliver RA, Cancio JM, R ábago CA, Yancosek KE.
INTRODUCTION: Polytrauma, to include major limb amputation, in a military population presents unique rehabilitation challenges with the overarching goal of restoring function leading to the primary question, "Is this Service Member (SM) capable of returnin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Rehabilitation needs and activity limitations of adults with a visual impairment entering a low vision rehabilitation service in England - Macnaughton J, Latham K, Vianya-Estopa M.
PURPOSE: To evaluate outcome measures of the Participation and Activity Inventory (PAI) in a sample of adults with acquired visual impairment entering vision rehabilitation. Both Priority Scores, indicating level of rehabilitative need, and Person Measures... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Chenal Rehabilitation Sells For $5.9M (Real Deals)
An affiliate of Stein & Associates of Fort Smith bought the Chenal Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center at 3115 S. Bowman Road. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - February 25, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

National MS Society funds Kessler Foundation pilot study of social interaction in MS
(Kessler Foundation) Individuals with MS often show impairments in learning and experience difficulties during social interactions. The ability to learn from the outcomes of one's actions (outcome processing), plays a critical role in choosing the optimal action. Poor outcome processing can adversely impact an individual's choices made in social environments and during social interactions, including rehabilitation settings. Despite the critical implications for individuals with these deficits, this is the first study to examine outcome processing during social interactions in individuals with MS. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

When do people value rehabilitation and restorative justice over the punishment of offenders? - Moss SA, Lee E, Berman A, Rung D.
The authors explored the characteristics of individuals that affect their attitudes toward restorative justice---in which offenders, victims, and communities meet to redress the damage the offence had caused. Across three studies, participants completed qu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Tampa General makes plans for new medical rehab hospital
The largest hospital in Tampa Bay is seeking to establish a medical rehabilitation hospital. Florida Health Sciences Center, which does business as Tampa General Hospital, filed a Letter of Intent this week to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration in its February batching cycle seeking approval to build the 59-bed hospital. "We have begun planning a freestanding rehabilitati on specialty hospital near our main campus," a TGH spokesperson said to the Tampa Bay Business Journal via an… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Veronica Brezina-Smith Source Type: news