Category Archives: info

11 Oct
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APTA Part of the Fight to Save Rural Hospitals

Hospitals that serve rural areas are disappearing. Could new legislation change that? Source: APTA Feed APTA Part of the Fight to Save Rural Hospitals

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11 Oct
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New 'Rehab Therapists Give Back' Effort Helps Channel Donations to Hurricane Victims in Florida, Texas, and Puerto Rico

Rehab Therapists Give Back Source: APTA Feed New 'Rehab Therapists Give Back' Effort Helps Channel Donations to Hurricane Victims in Florida, Texas, and Puerto Rico

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11 Oct
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State-Level PT Advocates Honored at Policy and Payment Forum

These state legislative leaders know how to get things done for the profession. Source: APTA Feed State-Level PT Advocates Honored at Policy and Payment Forum

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10 Oct
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APTA to Submit Feedback on USPSTF Draft Falls Prevention Recommendations

Draft recommendations for falls prevention have been released by the USPSTF, which is also seeking comments on the draft. Source: APTA Feed APTA to Submit Feedback on USPSTF Draft Falls Prevention Recommendations

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06 Oct
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Rates of Cancer Associated With Overweight and Obesity Register Significant Increases from 2005 to 2015, Says CDC

America’s obesity problem is also a cancer problem. Source: APTA Feed Rates of Cancer Associated With Overweight and Obesity Register Significant Increases from 2005 to 2015, Says CDC

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04 Oct
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From PT in Motion: Going 'Fixer Upper' on Your Clinic

From PT in Motion magazine: PTs explore space. Source: APTA Feed From PT in Motion: Going 'Fixer Upper' on Your Clinic

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03 Oct
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Making the Profession's Voice Heard on Home Health: Multifaceted Advocacy Efforts Deliver Strong Message to CMS

CMS got an earful from APTA, the Home Health Section, and members on a flawed proposal for home health. Source: APTA Feed Making the Profession's Voice Heard on Home Health: Multifaceted Advocacy Efforts Deliver Strong Message to CMS

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03 Oct
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CMS Shelves Controversial Orthotics and Prosthetics Proposal

CMS is backing off an orthotics and prosthetics proposal that would’ve affected thousands of PTs. Source: APTA Feed CMS Shelves Controversial Orthotics and Prosthetics Proposal

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02 Oct
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VA Wants to Move Telehealth Beyond State Borders and Into Vets' Homes

The VA is ready to cross state lines when it comes to telehealth. Source: APTA Feed VA Wants to Move Telehealth Beyond State Borders and Into Vets' Homes

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29 Sep
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JAMA: Equipment Ownership, Prior Imaging Behavior Predict High Rates of Low-Value Imaging for LBP, Headache

From JAMA: Equipment ownership is a “consistent independent predictor” of the use of imaging when it’s not necessary. Source: APTA Feed JAMA: Equipment Ownership, Prior Imaging Behavior Predict High Rates of Low-Value Imaging for LBP, Headache

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