ACS Professionals Pen Article on Recruiting Physical and Occupational Therapists


ACS Professionals Pen Article on Recruiting Physical and Occupational Therapists

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Cary Edgar and Sue Bowles of Ancillary Care Solutions (ACS), the nationwide leader in helping health systems and physician groups establish and manage outpatient physical and hand therapy programs, were featured in the July 2012 issue of , outlining how orthopaedic surgery groups can successfully recruit and retain physical and occupational therapists. is published by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons.

In the article, Edgar and Bowles address the special challenges orthopaedic groups face when recruiting therapists and list recruiting “dos and don’ts” covering:

Bowles notes that “orthopaedic groups often hire candidates who are not a good fit because they are desperate to fill the position. This is invariably a mistake that harms group morale and results in direct and indirect costs that exceed the cost of investing the time and energy necessary to hire the right candidate.”

You can access this article . ACS leverages its financial, operational and regulatory expertise to offer expert physical and occupational therapy co-management and consulting services, ranging from the development and management of new programs to the expansion of existing programs and turnaround of underperforming programs.

Ancillary Care Solutions (ACS) is the nationwide leader in helping healthcare organizations, hospitals and physician groups develop and optimize the performance of physical and occupational therapy programs. In addition to providing financial, operational and compliance solutions that generate a substantial ROI, ACS offers real-time physical and occupational therapy benchmarking, productivity tracking and reporting through its web-based TherapyWorks solution.

Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, ACS currently works with healthcare organizations in more than 25 states. For additional information, visit .