Blue Stone Therapy Selects Director of Clinical Services
West Des Moines, IA: Blue Stone Therapy Solutions recently selected Tracie Tonniges as Director of Clinical Services. As Director of Clinical Services, Tonniges will be responsible for development of clinical programming, on-site monitoring, audit management, and regulatory compliance.
Tracie received her Bachelor’s degrees in both Psychology and Biology from Augustana College in 1997. She continued her educational pursuits by attending Washington University’s Program in Occupational Therapy receiving her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy with Highest Honors in 1999. She has practiced occupational therapy in a variety of settings including acute neurologic and orthopedic rehabilitation, outpatient neurological and orthopedic care, home health and hospice care, pediatric outpatient, in-home and school based care, and geriatric long term care. While her experiences have been varied and diverse, her passion lies in restoring and maintaining health and wellness in the older adult. Tracie was most recently employed as a Clinical Program Consultant for Accelerated Care Plus (ACP). During this time, she obtained certifications in both lymphedema management and tai chi for rehabilitation.
“We are excited to have Tracie taking the lead in clinical services,” said Theresa McNulty, Vice President of Operations at Blue Stone Therapy. “She has dedicated her career to helping the residents of long term care facilities. Tracie has been working hard to develop programming that will positively impact the communities we serve. We already have a strong reputation for performing at a high-level, excellence in clinical programming will be the hallmark for our future.”
“In prior experiences, I found Blue Stone Therapy to be very progressive and responsive to both resident and facility needs” said Tonniges. "Our company is poised to do big things in the contract rehabilitation space. We have a great leadership team that believes in doing the right thing and providing a positive patient experience. I'm proud to be a part of this team and make a difference here."
ABOUT BLUE STONE THERAPY SOLUTIONS:
Headquartered in West Des Moines, Blue Stone Therapy Solutions is Iowa’s leading specialist in SNF contract therapy services. The company was founded in 2009 and provides Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Language Pathology to Skilled Nursing Facilities in the Midwest.