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Ensuring That Treatment is Medically Necessary and In Line With Employer Goals

Not every injured worker is alike, so it is important that a unique treatment plan is created to meet each worker's needs and restore their physical functioning to the highest possible level. In today's increasingly complex healthcare industry, any treatment plan has a number of stakeholders: the patient is generally interested in feeling better, the employer has a need to know that the treatment is appropriate and timely, the provider wants to know that the quality of their care will be noticed and rewarded, and third-party payers are interested in low claims costs and robust employment outcomes. Assuring all parties involved that treatment was medically necessary is crucial to achieving these mutual goals. READ MORE.

Note from the President: Network Synergy Group Continues National Expansion

NSG is excited to announce further expansion of its Therapy Management Program to cover 41 states with further expansion to 48 states by yearend!    READ MORE about which states the NSG network now covers.

 

NSG Announces New Vice President of Client Services

NSG is pleased to announce that Tiffany Gay has joined the organization as the new Vice President of Client Services. Tiffany will be responsible for overseeing a department of account managers who manage current client relationships and continue to develop new savings opportunities for clients as the NSG platform expands to new states and offers new solutions.    READ MORE...

 

 

NSG Announces New Senior Vice President of Strategy & Technology

NSG is pleased to announce that Jeff Watrobsky has joined the organization as the new Senior Vice President of Strategy & Technology. Jeff will be responsible for overall strategy, marketing, and technology initiatives that will be key to ensuring NSG’s continued commitment to thinking differently about physical therapy management.    READ MORE...

 

Network Synergy Group Names Pat Chavanu as President

Network Synergy Group (NSG) announces Pat Chavanu as its new President. Pat Chavanu succeeds John Hanselman who, after six years with the company, is retiring. Prior to joining NSG, Chavanu served as the Chief Sales Officer at PMSI, Vice President of Sales and Account Management at Intracorp, and Regional Vice President at GENEX Services. He has an M.A. in Leadership from the University of Denver and a B.S. in Finance from the University of Nebraska.    READ MORE...

 

NSG Celebrates National Occupational Therapy Month

April is National Occupational Therapy Month – and NSG is celebrating! Though this profession promotes "living life to the fullest" all year long, April is when we pay special recognition and tribute to the profession, its practitioners and assistants. The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) also uses this month to help spread awareness of the benefits of occupational therapy and the life-changing results it can bring.    READ MORE...

 

NSG Now Offers Electronic Billing

In our ongoing goal of maintaining outstanding relationships with our providers, NSG is constantly requesting feedback on ways to improve our program. Network Synergy Group is pleased to announce that we have expanded our electronic billing capabilities for our provider partners. NSG has partnered with WorkCompEDI, a leading EDI clearinghouse that can work with you to help simplify the process.    READ MORE...

 

The Healing Profession of Certified Hand Therapy

The hands are one of the most important body parts for everyday functions. Without them, life would be very difficult. This is why Certified Hand Therapy (CHT) is an essential method for treating patients with illness/injuries to this area. Just ask Lynn Agnew, Director of Hand Therapy Services for CORA Health Services, Inc.    READ MORE...

 

Happy Nurses Week from Network Synergy Group

Network Synergy Group wishes all of the nurses that we work with a Happy Nurses Week! Each year from May 6th – May 12th, the world recognizes nurses for their hard work and dedication towards their profession. These dates in May were chosen to also pay tribute to Florence Nightingale's birthday, who many consider the founder of modern nursing. The celebratory theme for 2012 is "Nurses: Advocating, Leading, Caring."    READ MORE...

 

NSG Celebrates 15 Years of Thinking Differently!

2012 marks the 15th Anniversary of Network Synergy Group (NSG) and its innovative physical therapy management programs. As we reflect back on the road that led us here, we are filled with a sense of awe and pride. It all started back in May of 1997 when our founder, Ron Araujo, had a vision of pioneering a physical therapy management product that would benefit all facets of the workers’ compensation industry...    READ MORE...

 

New VP of Network Development & Provider Relations

Network Synergy Group is pleased to announce that Pat Merrill has joined the NSG organization as the new Vice President of Network Development and Provider Relations. In this position, Pat will oversee the development and maintenance of NSG’s physical therapy provider network. Pat is tasked with completing the nationwide expansion of NSG’s provider network in 2012...    READ MORE...

 

NSG Expands to Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana and Mississippi

All of us at Network Synergy Group are proud to announce the expansion of our therapy management program into Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, and Mississippi. As of December 2011, NSG now offers a Therapy Management Solution to self-insured employers, insurance companies, and Third Party Administrators throughout...    READ MORE...

 

The History of Physical Therapy

Physical Therapists play an important role in today’s healthcare system. As trusted healthcare experts in restoring and improving motion, they contribute to their patients’ quality of life by keeping them healthy, fit, and active and, in many instances, avoiding surgery and long-term use of prescription medications. Although most people are familiar with the term physical therapy, few know of how this very important profession came to be.    READ MORE...

 

Recognizing NSG’s Top Providers of 2011!

Provider Excellence Awards. Every October, in conjunction with National Physical Therapy month, NSG recognizes its top performing network therapy providers. NSG has been awarding our Provider Excellence Awards for the past 14 years and enjoys continuing this tradition of spotlighting our therapy partners who demonstrate consistent excellence in treating NSG’s patients.   READ MORE...

 

NSG Celebrates National Physical Therapy Month

National Physical Therapy Month is celebrated every October by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) to recognize and increase awareness of the important role that physical therapists play in restoring and improving motion and the overall quality of life.   READ MORE...

 

NSG Announces New Director of Client Services

Network Synergy Group is pleased to announce that Stacy Streinz has joined the NSG organization as the new Director of Client Services. In this position, Stacy’s primary responsibilities will focus around developing and maintaining new and existing client relationships.  READ MORE...

 

NSG Helps Fill the Wagon for Kids Charity of Tampa Bay

Children and education mean a great deal to the Network Synergy Group family. This past quarter, NSG joined Kids Charity of Tampa Bay, Inc. in their efforts to collect school supplies for children in need. The mission of Kids Charity is to improve the quality of life for foster children by providing advocacy, opportunities, support and resources.  READ MORE...

 

NSG Expands Operations to California

Network Synergy Group, the nation's premier physical therapy management solution, recently announced its newest expansion into California.

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100 Years of Workers' Compensation

2011 marks the 100th anniversary of the first workers' comp laws in the USA. A century ago, Wisconsin became the first state to provide benefits to workers who were injured on the job...

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NSG Paints Its Heart Out for Tampa!

On a recent Saturday morning, more than 25 NSG employees, family, and friends donated their time and energy to the Paint Your Heart Out, Tampa charity (PYHOT).

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Functional Capacity Evaluations: Measuring the Injured Worker's Recovery

At NSG, assisting injured workers to return to work in a timely manner requires diligent processes for measuring the patient's progress throughout recovery. A Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) is a useful tool in making recommendations for return to work, disability determinations, and rehabilitation plans of care. 

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GENEX Holdings, Inc. Acquires Network Synergy Group

January 3, 2011 WAYNE, PA and TAMPA, FL – GENEX Holdings, Inc. (“GENEX”) today announced it has acquired Network Synergy Group (“NSG”), a national occupational healthcare management company that provides physical and occupational therapy network services to employers, insurance companies, and Third Party Administrators in the workers’ compensation market. READ MORE...