At Symbria Analytics, we believe in collaborating with our clients to improve the services we provide. That's why we recently invited a dozen inQ Experience Survey clients to attend a Best Practices Meeting at our company headquarters in Warrenville, IL.
The value in resident survey reporting lies in its clarity. If you end up downloading your survey data into a spreadsheet to see the results and trends you need, your reports are not doing their job.
By HR Generalist Lisa Grek
As summer fades and fall sets in, it's time to think about protecting yourself – and those you work with – from the flu. This is especially true for our Alliance Rehab therapists who are in daily contact with older people who are at high risk for serious flu complications. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated each year.
In this issue, we share an update about the launch of our new Business Support Services for post-acute physicians. We also provide a Company Update from Chief Human Resources Office Deb Bragg, shine a spotlight on three employees who have gone the extra mile recently, and welcome the new clients and employees who joined our company during October.
Along with the strategic and operation issues they tackle every day, great leaders make it a priority to pay attention to the elements that help their teams grow and perform at their best. Great leaders don't save compassion for special occasions. They keep their employees in mind all the time.
We're proud to announce that two members of the Symbria Rx Services team will be speaking at the LeadingAge IL Senior Living Conference later this month. On Monday, September 29, 2014, Director of Pharmacy Jay Mandra and Director of Client Services Shawna Carlson will present Navigating the Minefield of Medication Management in AL at this important conference focused on the needs of assisted living communities.
On October 6, 2014, the U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) rescheduled all Hydrocodone combination products from Schedule III to the more restrictive Schedule II of the Controlled Substances Act. This change affects all hydrocodone products – including Norco, Vicodin, and Lortab – and has had a significant impact on what is required to dispense hydrocodone products:
We're pleased that Symbria Rehab therapists serving Lutheran Home are now treating patients in the brand-new MyRehab Center at the Arlington Heights, IL community. MyRehab is a 78-room short-term rehabilitation community for patients recovering from falls, surgery, pneumonia, and other conditions that require additional medical attention after a hospital stay.