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Rehabilitation hospitals around the country are providing an important service to patients who have been in an acute-care hospital recovering from an injury or illness, but aren’t ready to go home yet. Personalized therapy and treatments work together to ensure the best possible outcome for each patient. This segment is the third in a 4 part series that looks at what to expect from a stay at a rehabilitation hospital. Join Dr. Dexanne Clohan, National Director of Therapy Operations at Health South, and Cheryl Miller, Director of Therapy Operations. HealthSouth is the nation’s largest owner and operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals.
The Balancing Act® Focuses on Health: Inpatient Rehabilitative Services
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The Balancing Act® Focuses on Health: Inpatient Rehabilitative Services, Diabetic Wound Care
HealthSouth Miniseries Continues, Tissue Regenix Takes Center Stage on May 29 Show on Lifetime®
(POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – May 27, 2015) Award-winning morning show The Balancing Act® will feature what to expect at an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, and advancements in wound care for diabetics on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime®. Tune in as The Balancing Act hosts help jump start the day with lively conversations, and trusted information to empower a woman’s life. The encore presentation of this show will air on Friday, June 5, 2015.
Don’t miss these featured segments taking center stage on The Balancing Act:
• What to Expect at an Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital – with HealthSouth Corporation
This “Health Matters” segment is the third in a 4-part series that looks at what to expect from a stay at an inpatient rehabilitation hospital. Dr. Dexanne Clohan, Chief Medical Officer at Health South, and Cheryl Miller, DrOT, National Director of Therapy Operations join the show again to talk about a range of issues including how the process of being admitted into one of their hospitals starts, what happens once a patient is referred for rehabilitation, the role of a case manger, types of personal items a patient should bring, how a patient’s treatment plan is decided upon, specific therapies a patient can expect and how technology is improving outcomes. HealthSouth is one of the nation’s largest owners and operators of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals. For more information, please go to: http://www.HealthSouth.com
“When making the decision for the care of yourself or a loved one, it’s important to understand the differences between providers and the intensity of the services,” said HealthSouth’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Mark Tarr. “Drs. Clohan and Miller have done a tremendous job implementing a culture of compassion, professionalism and respect into our company, and will help educate the difference that care provided in an inpatient rehabilitation hospital can make in a patient’s outcome.”
• Wound Care – with Tissue Regenix
Diabetes affects nearly 26 million people in the U.S., and 25% of diabetic patients will develop a foot ulcer. Patients suffering with acute and chronic wounds, from trauma injuries to diabetic foot ulcers, are benefiting from pioneering efforts in wound therapy. Join Dr. Marc Robins, specialist in Wound and Hyperbaric Medicine from Salt Lake City, Utah, as he discusses new medical advancements at the forefront of wound healing, giving diabetic patients a better chance at full wound recovery. DermaPure® is a new decellularized human dermis product from Tissue Regenix used by physicians to help promote wound healing. Host Julie Moran will also sit down with patient Marty Smithson, a recent frostbite victim whose own experience with DermaPure® helps spearhead the wound therapy discussion. To learn more, please visit: http://www.TissueRegenixUS.com
“DermaPure® continues to achieve outstanding clinical results following its introduction in June of last year. We are very pleased with the patient outcomes we’re seeing and delighted to provide an advanced treatment option for patients that are afflicted with chronic and acute wounds.” Greg Bila, President of Tissue Regenix Wound Care, Inc.
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Entering its 7th season, The Balancing Act continues to empower women in all aspects of their lives. The mission at The Balancing Act is simple – to help today’s modern woman balance it all by bringing them positive solutions to enrich and empower them. Entertaining, educational and trusted by women, viewers can tune in to America’s premier morning show The Balancing Act on weekday mornings Monday through Friday at 7:30 am (ET/PT) on Lifetime television. For additional information or to view a segment visit: http://www.thebalancingact.com
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