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Fast Track Ortho Nationally Recognized

July 29, 2014
Medical Facilities of America recently participated in a workshop at the National Association of Orthopedic Nurses Annual National Conference in Las Vegas, NV. It stemmed from a nearly two-year partnership with Bon Secours Hospital in Richmond, VA for which MFA helped design a program called “Fast Track Ortho.”

Awards Handed Out By Our Health Magazine

July 29, 2014

Congrats to the following centers that were voted by Our Health magazine readers in Southwest Virginia and Southside Virginia as the “Best of” in Healthcare.

Partnership Makes Certification Easier for Future Nursing Student Assistants in Southwest Virginia

June 20, 2014
From the classroom to the real world, Medical Facilities of America and Total Action for Progress (TAP) have teamed up to help the make certification process easier for future nursing assistants in Southwest Virginia.

An Introduction to our Oral History Program

June 13, 2014

Medical Facilities of America's commitment to achieving excellence in both care and service is at the core of our organizational culture. Finding ways to continuously build relationships that foster and support caring and compassionate environments for those we serve is an energized and passionate focus of our leadership.  

In February of 2013 MFA excitingly launched a new quality of life program designed to capture and preserve our patient’s life stories. Presently over 8500 oral histories have been completed and the program momentum is ongoing.

Setting a Goal and Sticking to It

June 4, 2014

By Jaime Smiley

Working in a healthcare environment, therapists understand the benefits of regular exercise. However, it is often difficult to find the time to commit to regular exercise programs. Within a 2-week-period this past spring, all members of the Corporate Rehab Team and Medical Facilities of America committed to, trained for, and completed challenging races. This commitment was made at the team’s December meeting and each individual took it upon him/herself to train for their respective race.

Summer’s Here and The Time is Right to Increase Fresh Ingredients in Your Diet

June 2, 2014

By Kristen Dehr MS, RD, LDN 

Staff Plays Role in Recovery of a Man Who Is Telling His Story to Help Drug Abuse Victims

May 22, 2014

Dereck Merrill, a former Raleigh Court Health & Rehabilitation Center patient, was severely injured by a drug overdose. Some doctors suggested it was time to pull the plug, but his family and members of our therapy team knew he had a brighter future ahead.

Our Centers are not for drug rehabilitation. In Dereck’s case, however, our staff saw a man with a severe brain injury and they knew our LifeWorks Rehab program could help. So despite being turned down by dozens of other facilities, he was welcomed into Raleigh Court Health & Rehabilitation Center.

National Nurses Week: Nurses Leading the Way

May 8, 2014

By Cindy Barnett

Wags Now Welcome Salem Health & Rehabilitation Center’s Therapy Patients

May 2, 2014
Licks and love are what staffers and patients at Salem Health & Rehabilitation Center look forward to from their newest team member, Tide. After nearly two years in training, this new Saint Francis service dog has been a big hit with the therapy program.

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month: Communication Disorders are Treatable

April 30, 2014

By: Jaime Smiley

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