Safety First When the First Snow Falls
The frigid predictions warn of a colder than average winter and more snow than last year. This white wonderland is an inevitable consequence of winter in the D.C. and Baltimore region—and so is the pain that can come from digging out.

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CARF Awards MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital a Three-Year Accreditation
CARF conducted its triennial accreditation survey at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital in October 2016. Five surveyors from different rehabilitation facilities from across the country reviewed our overall inpatient rehabilitation program for adults and children, as well as four specialty programs which included amputation, stroke, brain injury, and spinal cord injury and disease.

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Eric Wisotzky, MD, published a new article titled Deconstructing Postmastectomy Syndrome in the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Clinics of North America Journal.
Eric Wisotzky, MD, chief of the Division of Rehabilitation Medicine, and the director of Cancer Rehabilitation with MedStar NRH Rehabilitation Network and Nicole Hanrahan, MD, Cancer Rehabilitation fellow with MedStar NRH recently published a new article titled “Deconstructing Postmastectomy Syndrome” in the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Clinics of North America Journal.

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New Adaptive Fitness Classes in Northern Virginia
MedStar NRH free adaptive exercise classes have crossed the Potomac and are now available at a new Fairfax location on Chain Bridge Rd.

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13th Annual Super H 5K Run, Walk & Wheel Raises More Than $45,000 for Adaptive Athletes
The 13th Annual Super H 5K Run, Walk & Wheel held on Sunday, Sept. 18 at Sport & Health in Tysons Corner, VA, raised more than $45,000 which benefits the adaptive sports athletes with MedStar NRH Rehabilitation Network.

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MedStar National Rehabilitation Network Partners with WebPT to Improve Patient Experience
MedStar National Rehabilitation Network recently announced it has implemented WebPT — the leading electronic medical record (EMR) software for physical, occupational and speech therapists — throughout its network of 50 outpatient sites in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Southern Maryland, Delaware and Northern Virginia.

Category : Innovation , Rehabilitation , Technology/IT ,

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Medical Residents and Physicians Deliver Presentations & Posters at 2016 AAPM&R Assembly in New Orleans
MedStar NRH Network Medical Residents and Physicians made a very strong showing at the 2016 American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Conference (AAPM&R) Annual Assembly which took place recently in New Orleans.

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Suzanne Groah, MD, Receives Prestigious Grant to Study Urinary Tract Problems for Spinal Cord, MS Patients
Suzanne Groah, MD, Director of the Spinal Cord Injury Consultation Liaison Service and of Spinal Cord Injury Research at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital and Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Georgetown University recently received an exciting new grant award for field initiated research from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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