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Doylestown Occupational Therapist Interviews With Business Innovator Magazine

Linda Stanley recently interviewed with Business Innovators Radio in a segment that shines light on the importance of researching and shopping around for healthcare treatments. In the interview, Stanley explains the cost benefits, in addition to the more personalized care, associated with choosing to visit a private practice versus a hospital-based practice. As an Occupational Therapist, Certified Hand Specialist and the owner of The Institute for Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation, Linda Stanley has ...

Posted on: August 21, 2016
PT Continuing Education Course Receives NJ PT Approval for PTs and PTAs License Renewal

Franklin, TN (PRWEB) July 18, 2016 -- This one-day New Jersey Approved PT Continuing Education Course blends home study training from a professionally filmed and mastered DVD with online access with face to face interactive instruction and hands on lab sessions. The course has been carefully designed to maximize the learning experience by combining the self-paced online/DVD home study materials with a focused hands-on training session in the classroom.Pilates is an effective treatment tool when ...

Posted on: August 20, 2016
Alvernia Announces Health Sciences Expansion

READING, Pa., Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Alvernia University's Board of Trustees has approved plans to build an Recreation, Wellness and Health Sciences Complex, called "The PLEX", as the highlight of a new East Campus at the institution's Reading, Pa., location. It will add more than 100,000 square feet of academic and recreation space and 15 acres to campus.The new facility will allow Alvernia to expand its popular health science programs including athletic training, counseling, ...

Posted on: August 19, 2016
Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists Announces $250,000 in New Support for Quinnipiac University

HAMDEN, Conn., Aug. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on a relationship that dates back more than two decades, Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists (COS), has announced a new scholarship fund and support agreement with Quinnipiac University. COS has been a long-time supporter of Quinnipiac University School of Health Science and now has expanded its relationship to include the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine."Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists is proud to be a ...

Posted on: August 18, 2016
Clinicient Announces Opioid Abuse Prevention Survey

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinicient Inc., a leader in outpatient rehabilitation solutions, today announced the results of the Company's Opioid Abuse Prevention Survey, revealing the majority of musculoskeletal (MSK) pain patients are not immediately referred to physical therapy, despite the proven correlation between early physical therapy intervention for pain and decreased opioid addiction. In a comprehensive snapshot of chronic MSK pain patients treated by physical ...

Posted on: August 18, 2016
Universal Health Services, Inc. Expands Acute Care Operations In Nevada

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Aug. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Desert View Regional Medical Center, a 25 bed hospital in Pahrump, Nev. This acquisition expands UHS's acute care operations in Nevada, which includes six acute care hospitals in Las Vegas and Northern Nevada Medical Center in Sparks, Nev."This acquisition reflects our focused efforts to invest and expand in ...

Posted on: August 17, 2016
Kristi Crowe Joins VOX Telehealth

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VOX Telehealth, a leader in the development of procedure-specific, patient engagement programs, today announced the addition of Kristi Crowe as Senior Vice President of Ortho Solutions, effective immediately. As a longtime consultant with extensive experience in the orthopedic industry, Crowe will steer VOX in delivering orthopedic solutions that proactively manage patients and aid healthcare providers in delivering high-quality care more efficiently.As part of ...

Posted on: August 16, 2016
ABPTS Recognizes Board-Certified Clinical Specialists

ALEXANDRIA, VA, August 10, 2016 - The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) announces that 2,073 physical therapists were awarded certification and 650 were awarded recertification as board-certified clinical specialists in 2016.In opening remarks at the post-professional certification recognition ceremony at APTA's 2016 Combined Sections Meeting, Don Straube, PT, PhD, NCS, immediate past chair of ABPTS and board-certified specialist in ...

Posted on: August 15, 2016
Cleveland Physical Therapists Release "Soft Tissue Mobilization" for iPad

Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB)August 02, 2016 -- Originally produced as two previous textbook editions entitled "Soft Tissue Mobilization Techniques," the manuals were published in 1985 and 1996. Through the previous writings and continued education courses the three Cleveland therapists, with over 75 years of clinical experience, have been educating students and peers over the last 25 years. The recent translation of the publication into the iPad format enhances the explanation and application of the ...

Posted on: August 14, 2016
KRAM Wellness Group Announces Launch of FLEXFIT

WORCESTER, Mass., Aug. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- KRAM Wellness' flagship product, FLEXFIT, is an ingenious three-in-one injury prevention self-care product, providing a controlled stretch with its adjustable non-elastic design. It is currently in use by the athletic community, which is comprised of independent athletes, gym-goers, competitive athletes and performance athletes.  It is also in use by the functional medicine community, with is comprised of physical ...

Posted on: August 13, 2016
ChanceLight Recognized as a Top 50 Fastest-Growing Company

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ChanceLight(TM) Behavioral Health, Therapy & Education, the nation's leading provider of behavioral health, therapy and education solutions for children and young adults, today announced it is a winner of the Nashville Business Journal's (NBJ) 2016 Fast 50 Awards recognizing the top 50 fastest-growing private companies in Middle Tennessee."Everyone in our organization is committed to our social mission to offer hope to children across the country, and ...

Posted on: August 12, 2016
New Therapy Evaluation Codes for 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed new physical therapy and occupational therapy evaluation codes for 2017 as part of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule for 2017 (CMS-1654-P). The therapy community has long been awaiting these anticipated changes to the current CPT® coding structure. Specifically, the proposed rule provides information on the new physical therapy and occupational therapy evaluation codes.There are three new physical therapy ...

Posted on: August 11, 2016
Cycling Team Presented by ProRehab PT Wins National Team Pursuit Championship

Louisville, KY (PRWEB) August 04, 2016 -- Curtis Tolson Cycling's Elite Team, Texas Roadhouse Cycling Team Presented by ProRehab Physical Therapy, won the National Team Pursuit Championship on Thursday, July 27, 2016. The Olympic event is a track race that begins with four riders who cover four kilometers as fast as possible. Three riders must finish, with time taken from the third rider to cross the finish line. Average speeds for the race are about 34 miles per hour. The team won the championship with a ...

Posted on: August 10, 2016
A3 Health Shows On-Demand Therapy Service Reduced Hospital Readmission Rates

Gainesville, Florida (PRWEB) August 04, 2016 -- A new July 2016 study prepared by A3 Health Solutions Group and utilizing their own research revealed significant reductions in hospital readmission rates by patients that received on-demand home-based physical or occupational therapy provided by Santa Monica-based WELL, Inc.WELL's rate of hospital readmission within 30 days after hospital discharge was 36.4% lower than the California average and 53.3% lower than the average in both New York and Michigan. ...

Posted on: August 08, 2016
"Certified Oncological Physical Therapist" Motion Approved

CALABASAS, CA (PRUnderground) August 2nd, 2016 -- The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) 2016 House of Delegates unanimously approved a motion to create a clinical specialty in the field of oncology, paving the way for PTs to become Certified Oncological Physical Therapists after completion of a minimum requirement of at least 2,000 hours of relevant clinical practice and successfully passing the certification examination. Examination preparation may include self-directed study of applicable ...

Posted on: August 07, 2016
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