Greenfield Rehabilitation - Leadership
Kate Brewer, PT, MBA, GCS, RAC-CT is an owner and President of Greenfield Rehabilitation Agency, Inc. Mrs. Brewer has a Baccalaureate degree in Communication and a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Marquette University as well has her Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Cardinal Stritch University.
Mrs. Brewer has been active in the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association. She has served on the state’s Practice Committee, Finance Committee, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Delegation, District Chairperson and as the State Treasurer. Mrs. Brewer is also active nationally and is the Treasurer of the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy Section, and has served on the Finance Committee and Editorial Board for Gerinotes. She has held positions on the Nominating Committee, Government Affairs and Practice Committee for the Section on Health Policy and Administration. Mrs. Brewer has also enjoyed serving on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Chapter for the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Mrs. Brewer has several articles published and presented nationally on various topics including rehabilitation management, documentation and coding of therapy services and strategies for denial management. She is the author of the book “Nursing and Therapy Documentation in Long Term Care – Skills for Collaboration and Compliance" with Theresa Lang” “The How To Manual for Rehab Appeals and Denials”, “Restorative Nursing Made Easy”, “The Essential Guide to Rehab Management” and “ICD-9 Coding for Therapy Professionals”. She is a member of the editorial advisory board for “Briefings on Outpatient Rehab Reimbursement and Regulations, Outpatient Physical Therapy Coding Alert, and Eli’s Rehab Report.
Mrs. Brewer was a Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist (GCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. As one of only 14 Geriatric Clinical Specialists in the state of Wisconsin, this certification recognizes advanced clinical knowledge, experience and skills in the evaluation and management of the geriatric client.
In addition to managing the daily operations of Greenfield Rehabilitation Agency, Inc., she supervises the Regional Directors to ensure clinical and operational excellence at all of the facilities we serve, and is responsible for financial and compliance management, marketing and IT.
Michelle Poole, OTR is an owner and Executive Vice President for Greenfield Rehabilitation Agency, Inc. She has been with Greenfield Rehab Agency since 1991. Mrs. Poole is a Mount Mary College graduate with a Baccalaureate degree in Occupational Therapy. She has dedicated her career to working with the geriatric and developmentally disabled client. Her main goal is to find the staff who ”fit” the company and what we stand for. When hiring staff she not only finds qualified individuals, but people who have the same passion as we do – ensuring consistency in our staffing patterns. She ensures that all aspects of the company continue to operate within the philosophies and traditions in which it was founded.