October 2, 2013: Introduction of a new Rehab Coordinator
It is our pleasure to introduce Ed Prestly, PTA as the new Rehab Coordinator for Eastgate Nursing and Rehabilitation in East Providence, RI.
Ed originally worked with TRM as a PTA student at Orchard View Manor. His excellent clinical and people skills made him a valuable member of the team. Following graduation he began working at Eastgate. Ed brings to the position clinical and managerial knowledge.
We want to wish Ed good luck in his new position and welcome to the Rehab Coordinatior team.
September 20, 2013: 27th Annual RIHCA Trade Show
|TRM at the RIHCA Trade Show||Jamie, Uma, Theresa, Jessica and David|
Therapy Resources Management recently presented at the 27th Annual Rhode Island Health Care Association (RIHCA) Trade Show. RIHCA is a non-profit organization focused on providing accessible, quality health care to Rhode Islanders and represents 3/4's of Rhode Island's skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities. RIHCA facilities provide short and long term health care for over 10,000 Rhode Islanders each year.
The RIHCA Annual Trade Show and Awards Luncheon is a one-day event, developed to bring the suppliers of health care products and services together with facility decision makers from every facet of skilled nursing and rehabilitation and other health care providers. The largest trade show of its kind in RI is marketed to nursing homes, hospitals, assisted living facilities, home care agencies, healthcare personnel placement firms and others.
Not only did TRM sponsor the awards again this year, TRM was represented by Jamie Chow, VP of Operations, Uma Rajagopal, President/CEO, Theresa Lewis, VP Clinical Policy & Compliance, Jessica Perry, Director of Operations RI, and David Siegal, Home Care Coordinator.
August 19, 2013: NHHCA Golf Tournament
|The TRM golf team|
Therapy Resources Management recently participated in the 21st Annual Golf Tournament hosted by the New Hampshire Health Care Association at Stonebridge Country Club in Goffstown, NH on Thursday, June 27th.
Representing TRM was David Siegal, Home Care Coordinator, Brian O'Connell, Director of IT & Communications, David Coughlin, Director of Business of Development and Doug Kelleher, Director of Staffing. The team posted their best round of the year with a score of 65, and play was highlighted by the great individual effort of each team member.
The New Hampshire Health Care Association (NHHCA) is the largest long-term care organization in the state, representing more than 90 licensed nursing facilities, assisted living residences and residential care facilities. It is the mission of the Association to promote necessary and reasonable public policies, influencing society and government to invest in the well being of those entrusted into the association's care.
August 7, 2013: Rehab-At-Home blood pressure clinic
|Blood pressure clinic ...||... at Flint Senior Center|
Rehab-At-Home offered a free blood pressure clinic on August 1st at Flint Senior Center in Fall River, MA.
Cecilia Matubia, the Assistant Clinical Director for Rehab-At-Home, met with the residents of the Senior Center to measure blood pressures as an ongoing service provided to the community.
While talking to Almerinda Medeiros, Assistant Coordinator of the Flint Senior Center, about Cecilia she enthusiastically put it this way: "She is great, she is very professional. People love her!"
August 5, 2013: Introduction of the VP Clinical Policy & Compliance
|VP Clinical Policy & Compliance|
Theresa Lewis was recently promoted to Vice President Clinical Policy & Compliance. Theresa started at TRM 7/31/2000 as a Speech/Language Pathologist. In addition to being a staff therapist, she has worked as a Rehab Coordinator and Regional Manager in Rhode Island. Theresa remains a Regional Manager and oversees 4 buildings, two in Rhode Island and two in Massachusetts and continues to take on more clinical responsibilities. Her vast experience with ADR's led to a natural progression in assuming and overseeing the entire denial management process at TRM. She manages all ADR's, Denials and Appeals including the ALJ's with much success.
In addition to monitoring compliance with company and Medicare guidelines, Theresa heads up the CQI Team to review documentation, educate and counsel staff as appropriate. Theresa performs chart audits, inservices both the TRM and facility staff on a number of topics. Theresa uses education as a tool to help everyone do the right thing, at the right time, for the right reason. Join us in wishing Theresa Lewis continued success in her much deserved new position!