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Advocating for the PT profession with Outcome Data

As a member of APTQI, you know the common vision for our industry is to establish physical therapy (PT) as the best choice and value for the patients and payors. However, legislation, reimbursement, and a drive for high-quality outcomes provide unique challenges to our industry. OccuPro shares this common vision and understands the obstacles the…

Prioritizing Prevention: The Preventive Health Savings Act’s Impact on Reducing Senior Falls

Preventive healthcare measures are often undervalued despite their profound impact on long-term health outcomes and cost savings. The Preventive Health Savings Act (S. 114/H.R. 766) is bipartisan bicameral legislation that aims to rectify this by reevaluating how the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) assesses the budgetary effects of preventive healthcare policies. This may sound very “in-the-weeds,”…

Offering Solutions to Help with Fall Prevention

It’s never good when a senior hurts themselves in a fall – but when the incident happens in a hospital or doctor’s office, the stakes can feel even higher. To help improve patient safety and prevent injuries and even death, healthcare leaders need to implement strategies to reduce the risk of patients falling. The data…

Guest Blog: How Digital Payment Could Drive Options for Physical Therapy Groups

By Tom Furr, CEO of PatientPay What began as a private practice therapy group formed in partnership with a professional basketball player transistioned into a group of 40 physical and hand therapy clinics across the Northwest in 2019. But it took a shift to digital payment and account management to protect the solo status at…

APTQI Supports Efforts to Educate the Next Generation of BIPOC Physical Therapists

The APTQI Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Steering Committee assists the Board of Directors in creating and supporting initiatives that will empower APTQI’s member companies to promote diversity and equity in the workplace and inclusion in the communities in which they serve. In a new guest blog post, Dr. Heidi Jannenga, Chair of APTQI’s DEI Steering Committee…

Enhancing Chronic Pain Management with Physical Therapy

Chronic pain affects millions of individuals across the United States, prompting a critical evaluation of the current strategies for its management. A recent study, based on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), underscores the need for a more comprehensive and balanced approach to chronic…

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