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24 Jun
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News From NEXT: 2018-2019 Marquette Challenge Raises Over $266,000 for the Foundation

Which school came out on top in the funding challenge? Source: APTA Feed News From NEXT: 2018-2019 Marquette Challenge Raises Over 6,000 for the Foundation

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24 Jun
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UnitedHealthcare Announces New Pilot Program to Increase Access to Physical Therapy Services as Result of Collaboration With APTA

The pilot follows a multiyear collaboration between APTA, Optum Labs, and UHC. Source: APTA Feed UnitedHealthcare Announces New Pilot Program to Increase Access to Physical Therapy Services as Result of Collaboration With APTA

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19 Jun
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The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the Media, June 2019

PTs making their mark on professional sports teams, a PT sculptor, and PT-led drum circles as part of a pain management program–all part of this month’s “Good Stuff.” Source: APTA Feed The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in the ...

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19 Jun
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News From NEXT: Debaters Argue: Is Social Media Hazardous?

The verdict is in. The results of the 12th annual Oxford Debate found that social media is hazardous to the profession. That’s the ruling of the debate’s moderator Charles Ciccone, PT, PhD, FAPTA, who presided over the event June 14 ...

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18 Jun
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News From NEXT: For Optimal Outcomes, Look Beyond Compensation Patterns, Maley Lecturer Says

“Any movement-related profession—personal trainers, athletic trainers, dance therapists, yoga instructors—who can observe impairments such as a weak muscle can try to fix it,” said Beth Fisher, PT, PhD, FAPTA, in delivering the 24th John H. P. Maley Lecture on June ...

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17 Jun
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News From NEXT: McMillan Lecturer Outlines Keys to Excellence in the Physical Therapy Profession

Tom McPoil, PT, PhD, FAPTA, said he intentionally structured the title of the 50th McMillan Lecture—”Is Excellence in the Cards?” as a question “to raise an element of doubt or uncertainty in our quest to achieve excellence.” After all, he ...

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17 Jun
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News From NEXT: Building Wellness Programs in the Least Likely Places

Sometimes, basic assumptions beg to be questioned. Just ask physical therapists (PTs) in the oncology rehabilitation department of Froedtert Hospital and Medical College of Wisconsin, who wondered why prevention and wellness couldn’t be a part of the patient experience from ...

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17 Jun
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News From NEXT: How One Hospital Implemented Direct Access

A panel of PTs from the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York explained how that institution implemented direct access (DA) to physical therapist services during a June 13 session at APTA’s 2019 NEXT Conference and Exposition. They then ...

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14 Jun
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News From NEXT: A Moving Account of a Journey Out of Pain and Addiction—And a PT's Crucial Role

“I failed my marriage. I failed as a father. I failed my career. And I didn’t even know it was happening.” Source: APTA Feed News From NEXT: A Moving Account of a Journey Out of Pain and Addiction—And a PT's ...

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14 Jun
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Vision in Action: 2019 House of Delegates Sees Important Role for APTA in Host of Professional, Societal Issues

One theme was clear: the House believes APTA has the potential to be a change agent for the profession and society at large. Source: APTA Feed Vision in Action: 2019 House of Delegates Sees Important Role for APTA in Host ...

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