Congratulations Access Rehab Centers - NARA Innovation Award Winner 2015

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Congratulations Access Rehab Centers - NARA Innovation Award Winner 2015

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The NARA Innovation Award was created in2010 to recognize a NARA member whose business has demonstrated an innovation that has made a positive impact in their business. Ideas, change, passion and trends are elements that drive innovation and advance the rehabilitation industry. The results of the innovation can be in renewal, change, and/or reinvention that aids in further growth of/in the industry. During the Fall 2015 Conference held in Las Vegas at The Westin Las Vegas, NARA presented the 2015 Innovation Award to Melissa Pietrantuono of Access Rehab Centers located inWaterbury, CT. Their innovation is titled "Home Based Outpatient Program" (HBO). The program provides for a therapist to visit the patient in their home setting to assess home safety and functional issues which cannot be easily addressed in the outpatient clinic setting. Access Rehab Centers is the largest outpatient therapy center in the Greater Waterbury area, offering physical, occupational, speech, and aquatic therapy. Theyhave served over 70,000 patients since 1998 andtreat a full range of conditions for infants to seniors. For more information on Access Rehab Centers visit them at www.accessrehabcenters.com. For more information on their HBO innovation click here. NARA would also like to recognize RPI Therapy Services and Therapy Specialists for their 2015 Innovation Award submissions! RPI Therapy Services www.physicalrehabstl.com RPI's Innovation focused on 2 key areas of improvement includingrevenue cycle effectiveness and efficiency and therapist payment model. For more information on their innovation click here. Therapy Specialists www.therapyspecialists.net Therapy Specialists' Innovation focused on memory problems not related to "normal" aging of patients in their Continuing Care Retirement Communities. For more information on their innovation click here.