AHS Policies

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Patient Rights

Patients Responsibilities

Non-discrimination Policy

HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)

 

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Mission Statement

Central to the Advanced Health System's mission is it commitment to excellence in serving patients, from providing an aesthetically pleasing environment to ensuring quality medical care. Every employee receives service excellence training and personally pledges to put patient's needs first. You'll notice when you enter the front door that our staff takes pride in providing a safe and secure environment for our patients.

 

Vision Statement

To become Amarillo's preferred physical therapy choice for the region. To accomplish this vision Advanced Health Systems will provide high quality, efficient health services that:

 

Patients and their families recommend

Physicians prefer

The community values

Employees are proud of

 

Statement of Purpose

Physical Therapy is a patient care service provided in response to a wide range of medical care needs of outpatients of all ages - regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, gender, or disability - five days a week.

 

The purpose of physical therapy is to treat disease, injury, and disability by evaluation, examination, and use of rehabilitative procedures, manual therapy techniques including dry-needling and manipulations, massage, exercises, and physical agents including, but not limited to, mechanical devices, heat, cold, air, light, water, electricity, and sound in the aid of diagnosis or treatment; to obtain for the physician information needed in diagnosing, and evaluation of patients; to prevent or minimize residual physical and mental disabilities; to aid the patient in achieving their maximum potential within their capabilities; and to accelerate convalescence and reduce the length of the functional recovery.

 

Statement of Intent

Physical Therapy is a professional service. Its primary function is patient treatment. This is a direct service to the patient, provided by Advanced Health Systems at the request of the patient's physician. The purpose is to aid and assist the staff physicians through ancillary treatment in providing the best care for their patients and to provide effective integration of services to complement plans for delivery of quality patient care.