CHARLESTON, W.Va. (April 27, 2021) – Stonerise, one of West Virginia’s leading providers of transitional and skilled nursing care, today announced that 10 care centers received an overall rating of four or five stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Nursing Home Compare program in the most recent ratings released April 2021. […]
By: Larry Pack, Stonerise Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically altered the way we all live. At Stonerise, it has forever changed the way we care for our patients and put unprecedented strain on our front-line caregivers, who are essential in every aspect of the word. The past year relentlessly tested the fabric of our operations in an area of […]
By Dr. Anita Lorenzo, Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services
Bamlanivimab (BAM), a monoclonal antibody therapy, is a drug now used widely to help individuals overcome COVID-19 and has proven instrumental in putting many Stonerise patients on the path to recovery from the virus. However, without the efforts of members of our clinical leadership team, this treatment may have not been so quick to reach patients.
Stonerise Therapy delivered in 2020 resulted in better outcomes for our Stonerise Therapy patients than the national norms. Our patients scored higher on their outcome measures and did so in a shorter duration of time than their comparison group.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (March 8, 2021) – Stonerise, one of West Virginia’s leading providers of transitional and skilled nursing care, is proud to announce that they are the recipient of Pinnacle Quality Insight’s 2021 Customer Experience AwardTM. Qualifying for the award in the category Overall Satisfaction, Stonerise displays a continued dedication to providing Best in Class […]
By: Lynn Bayne, R.N., VP Clinical Operations Home Health & Hospice
Did you know, in 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared February American Heart Month? Fifty-seven years later, we continue to spotlight heart disease as the leading cause of American deaths. This past year’s pandemic has landed a direct impact on our heart health through the effects of COVID-19 on the heart and vascular system. Indirectly, […]
Julie DeTemple, MD, FAAFP, Stonerise Home Health Medical Director
So much of healthcare is moving home where patients are most comfortable. Through my years of clinical experience, I have learned five very important reasons why every doctor — no matter the specialty — should prescribe home health. 1. It keeps patients out of the hospital. One of the most important roles of a quality […]
This first appeared in the Jan. 21 edition of The Charleston Gazette-Mail. For the past 11 months, no matter who or how old you are, where you live, what you believe or what you do, defense has been the only option in the fight against COVID-19. While defense remains essential — wearing a mask, physical […]
Cindy Wandling, MSN, RN, VP Clinical Quality, Transitional Care Centers
Families and loved ones play an important role in a patient’s health journey. Patients rely on emotional support, physical contact and feelings of being connected. It can be especially critical during a health transition or following a hospital stay. Even during the best of circumstances, uncertainty, poor communication or confusion can cloud the healthcare process […]
By Jennifer Allman, MA, CCC-SLP, Director of Rehab, Stonerise Therapy
Post-surgery therapy care gets Charleston man back to living. Through focused occupational therapy and physical therapy with the Stonerise Charleston skilled nursing and therapy teams, Marcus worked hard for nearly two weeks on strength, mobility and managing his daily activities, like going up and down stairs. Stonerise offers innovative healthcare solutions to get patients back to health and back to life.