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07 Jun
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APTA Launches #ChoosePT Campaign to Battle Opioid Epidemic

June 7, 2016: Already active in the battle against prescription opioid abuse and heroin use, APTA is now taking its efforts to the next level: a national campaign urging the public to consider physical therapy as a safe and effective ...

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07 Jun
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Moore Named New APTA CEO

June 7, 2016: Justin Moore, PT, DPT, an APTA staff veteran with more than 20 years’ experience in physical therapy, advocacy, and public affairs, has been named the new chief executive officer (CEO) of the organization. Source: APTA Feed Moore ...

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06 Jun
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2015 APTA Annual Report Posted

June 6, 2016: Now available: the 2015 APTA Annual Report (pdf), an e-published document that provides an overview of a year in which the association made significant gains in its efforts to transform society, the physical therapy profession, and the ...

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06 Jun
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APTA 2016 House of Delegates Election Results Announced

June 6, 2016: The following members were elected to APTA’s Board of Directors and Nominating Committee on Monday at the House of Delegates in Nashville, Tennessee. Source: APTA Feed APTA 2016 House of Delegates Election Results Announced

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03 Jun
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From PT in Motion: Retooling a Referral Management Process

June 3, 2016: From PT in Motion magazine, a firsthand account of efforts that created a screening algorithm for physicians and clinical reasoning guidelines for PTs. Source: APTA Feed From PT in Motion: Retooling a Referral Management Process

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02 Jun
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PTJ to Partner With Oxford University Press

June 2, 2016: Physical Therapy (PTJ), APTA’s scientific journal has entered a partnership with Oxford University Press (OUP), a leading academic and research journal publisher. Source: APTA Feed PTJ to Partner With Oxford University Press

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02 Jun
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Panel Maps the Landscape for a National Initiative on Rehabilitation in Cancer Care

June 1, 2016: Integrating rehabilitation services into cancer care, making it happen consistently, and doing it in ways that are truly effective, will take a “multi-pronged approach,” according to a National Institutes of Health (NIH) expert panel. Source: APTA Feed ...

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31 May
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Prescription Drug Prices, Rising Out-of-Pocket Expenses Help Push Average Family Health Care Costs to $24.6k per Year

May 31, 2016: According to a new report, the cost of health care for a typical family of 4 covered by typical employer-sponsored preferred provider organization (PPO) has more than doubled over the past 10 years. Source: APTA Feed Prescription ...

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27 May
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Extended PT Workforce Projections Include Scenarios Ranging From Shortage to Oversupply

May 27, 2016: While there are plenty of variables that could lead to different outcomes over the coming years, the latest APTA models of future supply and demand for physical therapists (PTs) include a first: the possibility of an oversupply ...

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26 May
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From PTJ: Group-Based Physical Therapy No More Effective Than 1-on-1 Care for Knee OA

May 26, 2016: Group physical therapy for individuals with knee osteoarthritis (OA) was found to be no more effective in reducing pain and improving functional outcomes than 1-on-1 sessions—contrary to researchers’ expectations. Source: APTA Feed From PTJ: Group-Based Physical Therapy ...

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