The CDC has been tracking a resistant bacteria call carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae or CRE since 2001. This bacterium causes infections that are resistant to antibiotics and have affected people who are in or recently had inpatient medical care. CRE has affected 4% of short-stay hospitals and 18% of long-term acute care hospitals all having at least one case of CRE. Read more

By Amanda Green, HTS Director of Marketing

1. Rehab Services: Rehabilitation Outcomes

As many of you already know, our hospital discharge planners and physicians are overloaded with senior care communities trying to get through their door.  Stand out from the masses with clear, concise data on your facility’s rehabilitation outcomes by diagnosis.  Through measurable outcomes, the efficiency and worth of your services are shown.  Measurable rehabilitation outcomes allow you to prove your success in clinical areas and can significantly align your community with referring partners.  With increased legislation for reimbursement-based quality outcomes, hospitals need good partners to build a strong “bridge” in the post-acute arena before discharging to home.  In the minds of the medical community and general public, your outcomes are reflective of your level of quality.   How can YOU be a good partner? Read more

The 4th annual Greenwood Rotary Magic Show, which took place on Wed. Feb 13th at Greenwood Community High School, entertained hundreds of area residents and their children and helped feed the hungry. This year was the first in which the club partnered with the local nonprofit organization, Kids Against Hunger. The proceeds from the show by Las Vegas magician Garry Carson will provide more than 30,000 nutritious meals locally and abroad.

The event was conducted with support from Southland Community Church, Wilson St Pierre, Franklin United Methodist Community, Greenwood Orthopedics and Capstone Investment Partners.