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02 Jun
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Newest Round of Medicare Payment Data Includes Information on 39,000 PTs

June 2, 2015: The newest round of extensive Medicare part B payment data released by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is already making headlines for the “vast trove” of payment data on more than 950,000 providers, ...

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01 Jun
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APTA 2015 House of Delegates Election Results Announced

June 1, 2015: The following members were elected to APTA’s Board of Directors and Nominating Committee Monday night at the House of Delegates in National Harbor, Maryland. Source: APTA Feed APTA 2015 House of Delegates Election Results Announced

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01 Jun
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From PT in Motion Magazine: Predictive Analytics, Coming to a Practice Near You?

June 1, 2015: “Big data” isn’t just a marketing buzzword: it’s a tool with real-world applications that are already reshaping the way some physical therapists (PTs) treat their patients through the use of predictive analytics. Source: APTA Feed From PT ...

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01 Jun
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Jette Named PTJ Editor-in-Chief

June 1, 2015: APTA has announced that Alan M. Jette, PT, PhD, FAPTA, was named editor-in-chief of Physical Therapy (PTJ), the association’s monthly scientific journal. Jette will serve a 5-year term beginning January 1, 2016, succeeding Rebecca L. Craik, PT, ...

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29 May
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Study: Resistance as Effective as Eccentric Training for Achilles Tendinopathy

May 29, 2015: The effectiveness of a loading regimen for treatment of Achilles tendinopathy is well-established, and when it comes to what kind of regimen to use—eccentric training (ECC) or heavy resistance training (HSR)—researchers were surprised to find that both ...

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28 May
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Study: Mobilization With Movement Can Make a Difference in Shoulder Impingement

May 28, 2015: A new study from Spain that attempts to isolate the effectiveness of mobilization with movement (MWM) for unilateral shoulder impingement concludes that the intervention can result in significant reduction in pain compared with a sham intervention. Source: ...

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27 May
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Postpartum Exercise, Concussion, Stroke, and More: Catch Up With Move Forward Radio

May 27, 2015: The transformative power of physical therapy to treat diverse conditions is at the heart of recent Move Forward Radio episodes. Source: APTA Feed Postpartum Exercise, Concussion, Stroke, and More: Catch Up With Move Forward Radio

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27 May
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David Sackett, 'Father of EBM,' Dies

May 27, 2015: David Sackett, MD, regarded as the “father of evidence-based medicine,” died on May 13. He was 80. Source: APTA Feed David Sackett, 'Father of EBM,' Dies

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26 May
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Legislation Would Expand PT Workforce in Underserved Areas, Extend Student Loan Repayment Program to PTs

May 26, 2015: Legislation that would include physical therapists (PTs) among the professions included in a federal program to provide greater patient access to health care in underserved areas was introduced in both the US House of Representatives and Senate. ...

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26 May
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Foundation Opens Call for Scientific Review Committee Members

May 26, 2015: The Foundation for Physical Therapy (Foundation) is accepting nominations and CVs from physical therapists (PTs) interested in serving on the Foundation’s Scientific Review Committee (SRC). Source: APTA Feed Foundation Opens Call for Scientific Review Committee Members

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