World Health Day 2016: Talking About Diabetes With Your Patients
The World Health Organization has declared April 7th, World Health Day with this year’s focus on halting the worldwide Diabetes epidemic.  This call for action on diabetes is an effort to educate and highlight the need for nations around the world to increase efforts to prevent and treat the disease.  
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Are You Making the Most of Your Career Options
For healthcare professionals, there is typically no shortage of career opportunities.  Whether you are just starting out or have years of experience, the healthcare industry is brimming with new challenges, career options, and often difficult decisions to make.  
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Occupational Therapy Trends for 2016
Consistently ranked near the top of the listings of best jobs in healthcare, Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTAs) have a career with a very bright future.  As people are working well into their 60’s and the baby boomer generation ages, therapies that help individuals maintain their independence, recover from ailments and improve the quality of life will remain in high demand.  
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April is National Occupational Therapy Month
Each year, the month of April is spent highlighting the efforts of our nation’s more than 115,000 Occupational Therapists (OTs), and 42,000 OT Assistants and Aides (COTAs).  In 1980 National Occupational Therapy Month was started by the American Occupational Therapy Association, to coincide with their Annual Conference for OTs and OT-related vendors.  
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The Affordable Care Act: What to Expect in 2016
Since being signed into law in 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been slowly phased in towards full implementation.  While full implementation of the law is still a few years away, this calendar year, 2016, is critical regarding the financial impacts of the sweeping healthcare law.  Let’s review what to expect from the ACA in 2016.
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2016 Trends in Healthcare
Four months into the new year it is increasingly apparent that 2016 will be a big year for change in the healthcare industry.  From the unknowns presented by the upcoming presidential election to ongoing debates about the costs of the Affordable Care Act to changes on the business side of care, we are in for an interesting and challenging year.  While it seems that every year in the healthcare industry is one filled with changing landscapes and hot, new topics and trends, let’s take a look at six healthcare trends that are worth keeping an eye on throughout 2016.
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The St. Louis Public School System Successfully Partnered with Supplemental Health Care
School systems throughout the United States are being asked to do more with less as budgets get tighter and their resources are stretched to the limits.  One of the biggest challenges for school administrators today is providing the therapy and nursing services necessary to support their student population.  From managing their district’s day-to-day staffing requirements to preparing for incoming student assessments and ongoing student Independent Education Programs (IEPs), school officials across the country are responsible for making sure their students are prepped to receive the care they absolutely need, all school year long.
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Top 5 Benefits for Travel Therapists
When most people talk about travel jobs for healthcare workers, they are referring to Travel Nursing.  In fact, Nursing specialties do make up the majority of healthcare workers who travel, but there are plenty of opportunities for Physical and Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, and other Allied Professionals who want to be a working tourist. Obviously, one of the biggest draws for healthcare professionals who want to find travel opportunities is the ability to see other parts of the country while earning a living.  What those considering travel therapy jobs may not be aware of, are all of the other benefits that come with being a traveler.  Let’s take a look at the top benefits that make travel therapy such a great career opportunity.
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7 Apps for Healthcare Professionals
You probably already use apps on your phone to enhance your personal life every day. They are useful for anything from checking the weather to keeping in touch with relatives across the country. Apps can also enhance your professional life. You can carry a library’s worth of information in your pocket and keep up to date with medical news.
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Helping School Districts Meet Special Education Demands
It is anticipated that nearly six million school-age children will rely on therapy services and special education programs this upcoming school year.  As Supplemental Health Care’s partnership with school programs continue to grow, we are proud to announce the expansion of our Schools Division and the appointment of Keiley Giboney to Division Vice President of Schools.
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