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Category: Transitional Care

In Patient Care, Transitional Care | Posted February 4, 2021

5 Reasons Why Every Doctor Should Prescribe Home Health

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 […]
In Patient Care, Transitional Care | Posted December 9, 2020

Post-Surgery Therapy Care Gets Charleston Man Back to Living

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.
In Media Resources, Transitional Care | Posted December 7, 2020
SUMMERSVILLE, W.VA. (Dec. 7, 2020) Stonerise, West Virginia’s leading provider of clinician-led transitional care, and WVU Medicine Summersville Regional Medical Center (SRMC) are partnering to expand and improve healthcare to Nicholas County citizens as they age. Stonerise recently was awarded the opportunity to develop a new care center within the City of Summersville, utilizing the […]
In Stonerise Heroes, Transitional Care, Working at Stonerise | Posted November 30, 2020

A Tribute to Skilled Nursing Center Team Members and Patients

By Mary Ferrell, Vice President of Operations. Mary has been with Stonerise since 2015.
Anyone who has served as a loved one’s caregiver knows the true difficulty of that journey — the helplessness, the exhaustion and the frustration. For those of us who have been the patient, those emotions can feel very much the same. During the pandemic, as we all feel more and more isolated from family, friends […]
In Patient Care, Transitional Care, Working at Stonerise | Posted November 18, 2020

Moving Forward as One Stonerise Network

By Larry Pack, Stonerise CEO
In 2009, Stonerise started with a handful of skilled nursing centers and today has a network of service spanning transitional care centers, home health, therapy and hospice. It has really been something to watch us grow the past 11 years. We started Stonerise with the idea of creating a better way to care for our […]
In Patient Care, Transitional Care | Posted November 5, 2020

When is Home Health Care the right option?

By Amy Daniel CEO of Home Health Care & Hospice for Stonerise Healthcare
Healthcare decisions often are stressful, full of emotion and anxiety, and the many options available also can make it overwhelming. Considering home health and choosing a home health agency are important decisions, just like choosing any healthcare provider. This decision should ultimately provide comfort, safety and, most importantly, all necessary care.   Home health care […]
In Transitional Care | Posted September 30, 2020

What Is Transitional Care?

By David H. Gardner, Chief Development Officer Stonerise Healthcare
What is “transitional care”? I’ve been writing about “transitional care” since 2014 and to be honest, the answer varies widely based on who you ask. One formal answer is “transitional care is defined as a broad range of time-limited services designed to ensure health care continuity, avoid preventable poor outcomes among at-risk populations, and promote […]
In Patient Care, Transitional Care | Posted September 10, 2020

6 Myths About Home Health Care

By Amy Daniel CEO of Home Health Care & Hospice for Stonerise Healthcare
People are more comfortable when at home. At home, we can be ourselves and be independent. It’s “where the heart is.” That is certainly true for me. Healthcare consumers are demanding more convenience, more options and more catered solutions for their unique needs. Telemedicine and home health options are gaining popularity as consumers become familiar […]
In Transitional Care | Posted August 20, 2020

Why Stonerise Exists: Our Journey to Today

By Larry Pack, CEO Stonerise Healthcare
My partner, Steve White, and I set out to do things differently when we started Stonerise. We both had experience in skilled nursing, and other businesses. It became clear to us how complicated and frustrating and fragmented healthcare was. We wanted to rethink how to play a greater, more responsible and loving role in an […]