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26 Jun
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News at NEXT: Sparking an 'Industrial Revolution' in Primary Care

Sure, physical therapists (PTs) can explain the important role they could play in primary care. But is anyone listening? And what will it take to get physicians, facilities, and payers to take notice and act? From there, Source: APTA Feed ...

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26 Jun
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News at NEXT: Variation in Care Is the Profession's Greatest Challenge, Maley Lecturer Says

June 26, 2017: Physical therapy cannot move forward as a profession until those who practice it resolve the issue of unwarranted variation in practice. Tara Jo Manal, PT, DPT, FAPTA, in her delivery of the 22nd John H. P. Maley ...

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23 Jun
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2018 McMillan, Maley Lecturers Announced

June 23, 2017: APTA honored recipients of its 2017 awards program on June 22, and set the stage for next year by announcing the 2018 Mary McMillan and John H. P. Maley lecturers. Source: APTA Feed 2018 McMillan, Maley Lecturers ...

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23 Jun
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News at NEXT: 2016-2017 VCU-Marquette Challenge Raises Over $340,000 for the Foundation

June 23, 2017: Students from across the country were recognized June 22 during the Foundation for Physical Therapy’s (Foundation) first annual PT Party, formerly known as the Foundation’s Annual Gala, for their participation in the 2016-2017 VCU-Marquette Challenge—which for 2017-2018 ...

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23 Jun
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News From NEXT: Physical Therapy and Movement Are Key to Slowing the Aging Process, Contends McMillan Lecturer

June 23, 2017: Physical therapy may not be a souped up DeLorean, a table top machine, or a twistable pendant that takes its users backward in time, but unlike the fictional Doc Brown, Time Traveler, or Hermione Granger, physical therapists ...

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23 Jun
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News at NEXT: Foundation Service Awardees Recognized at NEXT

June 23, 2017: Friends and donors of the Foundation for Physical Therapy (Foundation) recognized the achievements of several people and groups at the Foundation’s inaugural awards luncheon on June 22. The event honored annual service award recipients and celebrated the ...

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22 Jun
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From the 2017 House of Delegates: Setting a Course for the Profession's Future

As far as APTA’s House of Delegates (House) is concerned, the future is now. During her address to the 2017 House that opened the 3 day meeting held June 19 21, APTA President Sharon Dunn, PT, PhD, Source: APTA Feed ...

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22 Jun
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#ChoosePT Named 1 of the Country's Top Public Awareness Campaigns

June 22, 2017: As APTA’s #ChoosePT national opioid awareness campaign continues to gain momentum, it’s also gaining recognition, most recently by earning a highly prestigious “Power of A” gold award from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). Source: APTA ...

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22 Jun
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CMS Proposes 2018 Quality Payment Program Rule: Here's What PTs Need to Know

June 22, 2017: The US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) may have slowed down the pace at which it is implementing the move toward quality-based payment, but that doesn’t mean physical therapists (PTs) should be taking a business-as-usual ...

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22 Jun
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Senate Health Care Reform Bill Contains Provisions Opposed by APTA

June 22, 2017: Despite some changes designed to appeal to a wider range of US senators, the newly released Senate version of health care reform still contains provisions that concern APTA: namely, a loosening of required “essential health benefits” (EHBs) ...

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