Meet Our Rehabilitation Clinical and Administrative Experts

Designing and implementing a Rehabilitation Therapy solution should be done by clinical representatives who have an extensive background working in the rehabilitation industry. They know the challenges, issues, successes and trials that come through IRF, OP and Acute Care facilities. That’s why when you choose a MediLinks product we’ll match you up with someone who’s worked in your shoes and knows the specific workflows you need to do you job. Here are some of the experts who are proud to implement MediLinks at your facility.


Shawn Hewitt, OTR/L, Product Manager for Rehabilitation SolutionswebShawn

Shawn Hewitt is an Occupational Therapist with clinical and management experience in the Rehabilitation industry with focus in inpatient and outpatient SCI and TBI model centers, neuro and Gen Rehab. Shawn’s career started at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He is a graduate of Gannon University.


Virginia Littlepage, M.S., CCC-SLP, Clinical ConsultantwebVirginiaLittlepage

Virginia Littlepage has been a Clinical Consultant at Mediware for the past seven years. Before Mediware, she spent more than 16 years working in inpatient rehabilitation facilities, skilled nursing units, long term acute care facilities and outpatient hospital settings, in clinical, supervisory and management roles. She received her Master of Science in Communication Disorders from the University of Oklahoma.


Michael Shew, Business ConsultantShewweb

Michael Shew is a Business Consutant for Mediware and previously worked as a Clinical Consultant for the company. Before his time at Mediware, he worked at Vanderbilt University Medical Center for 10 years in the Department of Orthopaedics. He received his graduate degree in Athletic Training and Health and Safety Education and a Masters Degree in Health Promotion and Education from Vanderbilt University.


TJ Recinella, Lead Clinical Consultanttj

TJ Recinella is the Lead Cinical Consultant at Mediware. Prior to working at Mediware, TJ worked at Vanderbilt Medical Center, and Georgia Southern University prior to his time in Nashville. He is a former certified Athletic Trainer, having worked with collegiate and high school athletes. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, and a Master of Arts in Kenesiology from San Jose State University in San Jose, CA


James Farrell, RN, MBA, Clinical ConsultantJamesFarrell

James Farrell is a certified Registered Rehab Nurse. Prior to joining Mediware, James was the Chief Nursing Officer at Healthsouth Lakeview Rehabilitation Hospital. He has more than 24 years practicing as a rehabilitation nurse and has co-authored articles in the Rehab Nurse Journal. James received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Louisville and his Bachelor of Arts from Western Kentucky University.


Tina Ballard, PT, Clinical Consultantwebtina

Tina Ballard has more than 20 years of expertise working in the rehabilitation therapy field. Prior to joining Mediware, Tina worked at OhioHealth for 17 years; 15 of those in outpatient management. She earned her Physical Therapy degree and her Bachelor of Sports Science from Ohio University.