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  1. Our Picks for APTA CSM 2016
    Wellpepper CTO Mike Van Snellenberg will be at APTA CSM in Anaheim this year, and here are a few of the sessions you might see him at. If you want to be sure to see him, book a meeting. As usual we’re following sessions about healthcare transformation, patient experience and patient centered c…
  2. Get Your Engines Ready for CSM 2015 Indianapolis
    I’m not a physical therapist, healthcare professional, nor do I play one on TV, but I can’t wait for my third American Physical Therapy Association conference. While I’ll be spending most of my time at our booth (2114 if you’re looking) on the exhibition floor, I’ve managed to find a short…
  3. Learning about Lean Healthcare at APTA CSM 2013
    We’re just back from the American Physical Therapy society Combined Sessions meeting in San Diego. How lovely, you say, San Diego in January. We think it was lovely but we spent most of the time in the convention center meeting people, and soaking up all kinds of information. Over the next few…
  4. APTA CSM 2013
    Wellpepper is attending the American Physical Therapy Association 2013 Combined Sessions Meeting. We’re having a great time, although are quite exhausted with all of the amazing sessions and people to talk to. When we catch our breath, we’ll blog a bit more about what we found, but for n…
  5. APTA Combined Sections Meeting Wrap Up
    Walking the floor at APTA CSM 2016 Anaheim, CA Last week, I attended the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting (APTA CSM) in Anaheim, CA. The show was well attended by about 18,000 Physical Therapists and professionals in related roles. The packed house meant lots of ener…
  6. Healthcare Reform and the Affordable Care Act: One Year Later
    APTA CSM 2015 Recap: Healthcare Reform and the Affordable Care Act: One Year Later Speaker(s): Edward Dobrzykowski, PT, DPT, ATC, MHS Janice Kuperstein, PhD Karen Ogle, PT, DPT Charles Workman, PT, MPT, MBA The consensus from the speakers in this session was that the changes are real, they require w…
  7. Developing Exercise Self-Efficacy for Chronic Disease Patients
    APTA CSM 2015 Recap: Use of Mobile Health Technology to Facilitate Long-Term Engagement in Exercise in Persons with Chronic Neurological Conditions Speaker: Robert Motl, PhD Managing chronic neurological diseases like Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s is not easy, and made even more difficult by …
  8. The Power of Data: Achieving Consistent Health Outcomes
    Recap from APTA CSM 2015: The Power of Data: Achieving Consistent Health Outcomes Speakers: Dianne Jewell, DPT, PhD Heather Smith, PT, MPH Mary Stilphen, DPT Outcomes were a hot topic at APTA CSM 2015, and not surprisingly as CMS just announced that by 2018 50% of Medicaid payments would be through …
  9. Looking Outside Healthcare To Teach Physical Therapy Business Practice
    Recap from APTA CSM 2015 Speakers: Beth Davis, PT, DPT, MBA Zoher Kapasi, PT, PhD, MBA Physical therapists have many choices on what to do after graduating: research, private practice, join an existing business, hospital in-patient and outpatient, and home care to name a few. Some private practice o…
  10. Stroke Rehabilitation is the Poster Child for the Need for Collaborative Care
    APTA CSM 2015 Recap: Anne Shumway-Cook Lecture: Transforming Physical Therapy Practice for Healthcare Reform Speaker: Pamela Duncan, PhD Interdisciplinary teams and patient-centered care are key to the future of healthcare, and physical therapists attending this keynote of the Neurology track at APT…
  11. Translating Evidence-Based Interventions to Practice: Falls Prevention and Otago
    APTA CSM 2015 Session Recap: Falls Prevention: Otago Program and Behavior Change Presenters: Mary Altpeter, PhD Tiffany Shubert, PhD Clinical Support for Otago The fact that a session entitled “Falls Prevention: Otago Program and Behavior Change “ ended up in the Health Administration /Policy …
  12. APTA Session Recap: What We Say Feeds White and Grey
    “Brain‐Enhancing  Strategies for Effective Therapeutic Communication” Speaker: Karen Mueller, PT,DPT PhD Therapeutic outcomes are as affected by the therapist’s ability to effect behavior change in their patients as by their clinical skills. However, many healthcare professionals d…
  13. Social Media Tips for Healthcare Professionals
    In 2009, Google launched its Flu Tracker application to map the spread of infectious disease by monitoring search keywords by geography. More recently, researchers at Johns Hopkins claimed that they could track the spread of the flu using Twitter significantly faster than the CDC could predict. Its …
  14. A Short Burst of Inconsequential Information?
    …we came across the word ‘twitter’, and it was just perfect. The definition was ‘a short burst of inconsequential information,’ and ‘chirps from birds’. And that’s exactly what the product was. – Jack Dorsey[18] Twitter may have been conceived as be…
  15. Social Media Tips for Healthcare Professionals
    In 2009, Google launched its Flu Tracker application to map the spread of infectious disease by monitoring search keywords by geography. More recently, researchers at Johns Hopkins claimed that they could track the spread of the flu using Twitter significantly faster than the CDC could predict. Its …
  16. Just-In-Time Management Principles for Physical Therapy
    Disruptive technologies and business models, paired with changing consumer expectations, will change healthcare. In keeping with our theme of lean healthcare, today’s topic is a recap of the American Physical Therapy Conference CSM 2013 is a session called “Doing Today’s Work Today…
  17. Whole Health and Wellness in Physical Therapy
    Physical therapists are uniquely positioned to look at the whole health of the patient, however,  many are still just treating the injury. Health promotion needs to be a key evolution of the profession. These were themes  in a few sessions at APTA CSM 2013 last week in San Diego, particularly in &…
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