KORT OBC hand patient, John Smoot is an avid farmer and gun enthusiast, but after breaking his arm and severely injuring two of the nerves innervating his hand, he was unable to perform normal daily activities much less farm…
Shari Cummins underwent a left knee replacement. With using two different rehab facilities before choosing KORT for her home and outpatient physical therapy, she was able to fully experience distinguished care provided by…
Jennie Bowman celebrates her 1-year anniversary participating in the KORT POWR Program having lost 106 pounds in the past year. Jennie feels better, has more confidence, and says that if you unsuccessfully tried to lose…
Maggie came to KORT Downtown and was having shoulder pain. She was unable to lift her arm and enjoy her hobbies and daily activities. After experiencing mirror therapy for her shoulder, she is now back to enjoying life pain…
Tressa Milburn came to KORT Frankfort suffering from debilitating pain and discomfort in her right arm. Physical Therapist Emily Maurer and her KORT team took the time to investigate and correct all the issues contributing…
During a game against Madison Southern, Anderson County High School Senior Cody Carey was going to make a tackle when his brother Chase got in the way. Cody's arm became tangled in the pile where Cody felt a pop and lost…
To combat continually rising workers' compensation costs, the health care environment continues to migrate towards more rigorous standards of evidence-based practice. In order to facilitate the consistent delivery of evidence-based rehabilitative treatment, the Select Medical Outpatient Division, KORT's parent company, has designed, developed and deployed a Utilization Management System (UMS) that is the cornerstone of its cost containment program.
In order to overcome limitations in commercially available guidelines, we have created a proprietary guideline set for the management of rehabilitation in the workers' compensation arena. Guidelines are
based upon nearly one million unique episodes of care and are risk adjusted to include:
By utilizing diagnostic-specific benchmarks with established performance parameters, we are able to assist companies with historical analysis of past claims to determine effectiveness of rehabilitative services, and provide prediction of future utilization and healthcare costs. This enables companies to more accurately set medical reserves, as well as evaluate the network's performance in facilitating a quicker return to work and reducing the overall cost of care.