Category Archives: info

18 Mar
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2015 APTA Honors and Awards Program Recipients Announced

March 18, 2015: APTA’s national awards program has announced the full list of recipients (.pdf) of recognition for their outstanding contributions to the physical therapy profession. Source: APTA Feed 2015 APTA Honors and Awards Program Recipients Announced

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18 Mar
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Premera Blue Cross Hack Affects 11 Million

March 18, 2015: The latest cyberattack on health insurance data is the second-largest on record, affecting around 11 million current and former customers of Washington-based Premera Blue Cross—and this time, hackers may have made off with bank account and clinical ...

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16 Mar
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WSJ: Strength Training for Older Adults Worth the Weight

March 16, 2015: A recently published Wall Street Journal article says that a growing number of adults in later life are taking up strength training, but advises readers to consult with experts beforehand. Source: APTA Feed WSJ: Strength Training for ...

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16 Mar
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APTA Joins the Capitol Hill Conversation on Brain Injury Prevention and Management

March 16, 2015: APTA advocates and staff are back on Capitol Hill—this time to provide a physical therapy perspective on brain injury as part of Brain Injury Awareness Month. Source: APTA Feed APTA Joins the Capitol Hill Conversation on Brain ...

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13 Mar
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Apple's Research App Delivers Thousands of Participants to Researchers Overnight—Amid Some Concerns

March 13, 2015: Less than 24 hours after its debut, Apple’s ResearchKit health research app connected Parkinson disease researchers with more than 5,500 consenting subjects, while a cardiac research project registered double that number. Source: APTA Feed Apple's Research App ...

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12 Mar
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Study: Postacute Care Outcomes More About Facility, Less About Region

March 12, 2015: Authors of new research on postacute care settings have found that variation in outcomes for inpatient stroke rehabilitation may have more to do with individual facilities than geography. Source: APTA Feed Study: Postacute Care Outcomes More About ...

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11 Mar
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CSM 2015: Highlights, Videos, Photos Now Available

March 11, 2015: If you were one of the 9,455 people who attended the 2015 APTA Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) in Indianapolis, here’s your chance to experience it all over again. Source: APTA Feed CSM 2015: Highlights, Videos, Photos Now ...

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11 Mar
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Systematic Review: Telerehabilitation Data 'Encouraging' but Not Conclusive

March 11, 2015: Telerehabilitation is on the rise, but conclusive research on its effectiveness in regaining motor function is still lacking—except maybe when it comes to recovery from total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Source: APTA Feed Systematic Review: Telerehabilitation Data 'Encouraging' ...

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10 Mar
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Medical Research Gets Its Own App

March 10, 2015: It may lack the glitz of the $10,000 gold-plated AppleWatch that debuted this week, but Apple’s new foray into open-source medical research is turning its share of heads in health care. Source: APTA Feed Medical Research Gets ...

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10 Mar
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New Report Claims 20% Jump in Health Care Records Theft in 2014

March 10, 2015: Medical identity theft increased by 21% between 2013 and 2014, adding an estimated 500,000 Americans to the 2 million who have been victimized over the past 5 years. Source: APTA Feed New Report Claims 20% Jump in ...

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