With CJR and BPCI Advanced, the CMS’ bundled payment care initiatives include more knee/joint procedures—and the role of virtual PT is more important than ever.
We recently spoke to some of the folks using our groundbreaking, FDA-cleared Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation Assistant (VERA™). From patients recovering from knee or hip surgery to doctors, PTs and administrators seizing a singular opportunity to maximize operational efficiencies, we invite you to hear their #TrueVERAStories, in their own words.
Every year, telehealth gains greater popularity and wider usage. Yet, for all its potential to improve care, it’s a concept that’s still widely misunderstood. In this article, we offer a detailed definition of just what telehealth is, including a rundown of the different forms it can take when implemented within a care delivery system.
With typical home-based rehab, relevant information about a patient’s progress between face-to-face visits is often sparse, qualitative and self-reported. In the event that recovery is delayed or derailed, it can be challenging to understand the root cause — which is, in turn, a key driver of increased face-to-face visits early in the recovery process. But this is all about to change.
Ever wonder how actor Dan Stevens’ facial movements seamlessly became the Beast in Beauty and the Beast or how the alien Thanos was portrayed in Guardians of the Galaxy? It’s called motion capture, and it’s the process of recording a live motion event and “magically” translating it into actionable data that allows for a 3D — or digital — recreation of the performance.