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May 2013

Interim HealthCare Blogs

The difference between Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy at Home…

Posted: 5/25/2013 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Among the different types of medical staffing arrangements we provide, you may have at home physical therapy, at home occupational therapy or both. While many people believe they are the same thing, these health care professionals have two different roles that sometimes overlap.

Study Shows “Post Discharge” Home Care May Reduce Risk of Hospital Re-Admission Following a Heart Attack

Posted: 5/23/2013 9:26 AM by Interim HealthCare

According to Kumar Dharmarajan, M.D., M.B.A., lead author of the study and a fellow in cardiology at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, “Post-discharge care may be improved when aligned to the periods of greatest risk for patients.” In other words, we must ensure that heart patients have proper home care in the period following a hospitalization for heart failure or hea...

Home Care Companions- Studies Show That Social Relationships Can Boost Your Longevity …

Posted: 5/11/2013 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

People with strong relationships may even live an average of four years longer. The challenge according to the authors of the research was to put this information into good use, who noted that in an era of technology, the quality of relationships is decreasing. At Interim HealthCare we understand how important companionship is and how important it is to have someone there to share your thoughts...

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