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Doylestown Occupational Therapist Interviews With Business Innovator Magazine

Linda Stanley recently interviewed with Business Innovators Radio in a segment that shines light on the importance of researching and shopping around for healthcare treatments. In the interview, Stanley explains the cost benefits, in addition to the more personalized care, associated with choosing to visit a private practice versus a hospital-based practice. As an Occupational Therapist, Certified Hand Specialist and the owner of The Institute for Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation, Linda Stanley has ...

Posted on: August 21, 2016
PT Continuing Education Course Receives NJ PT Approval for PTs and PTAs License Renewal

Franklin, TN (PRWEB) July 18, 2016 -- This one-day New Jersey Approved PT Continuing Education Course blends home study training from a professionally filmed and mastered DVD with online access with face to face interactive instruction and hands on lab sessions. The course has been carefully designed to maximize the learning experience by combining the self-paced online/DVD home study materials with a focused hands-on training session in the classroom.Pilates is an effective treatment tool when ...

Posted on: August 20, 2016
Alvernia Announces Health Sciences Expansion

READING, Pa., Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Alvernia University's Board of Trustees has approved plans to build an Recreation, Wellness and Health Sciences Complex, called "The PLEX", as the highlight of a new East Campus at the institution's Reading, Pa., location. It will add more than 100,000 square feet of academic and recreation space and 15 acres to campus.The new facility will allow Alvernia to expand its popular health science programs including athletic training, counseling, ...

Posted on: August 19, 2016
CareerCast Names 10 Great Freelance, Consulting or Part-Time Jobs

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Freelance, consulting and part-time workers have all combined to become an increasingly sizable cornerstone of the American workforce. It is estimated that there are roughly 10 million freelance and consulting workers in the U.S., which is expected to grow exponentially over the coming years.CareerCast has identified 10 great jobs for independent workers, including accountant, multimedia artist, writer, occupational therapist, and delivery ...

Posted on: August 18, 2016
Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists Announces $250,000 in New Support for Quinnipiac University

HAMDEN, Conn., Aug. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on a relationship that dates back more than two decades, Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists (COS), has announced a new scholarship fund and support agreement with Quinnipiac University. COS has been a long-time supporter of Quinnipiac University School of Health Science and now has expanded its relationship to include the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine."Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists is proud to be a ...

Posted on: August 17, 2016
Communicating ASD Requires Knowledge, Patience, Flexibility

RANDOLPH, Mass., Aug. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most of us who encounter a child or adult engaging in challenging behavior in public can, and often do, choose to just ignore them. But what if that person is someone on the autism spectrum who is having difficulty communicating? What if your job requires that you interact with people who are exhibiting unusual or confusing behavior or who aren't responding in typical ways? Given the rising incidence rate of autism spectrum disorder ...

Posted on: August 16, 2016
Everest Medical Core Properties Acquires Fort Wright Medical Center

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fort Wright Center contains approximately 117,000, of which 60% is leased to The Christ Hospital. The building was constructed in 1995 and underwent extensive renovation in 2012.Fort Wright was purchased for its in-place cash flow and occupancy, allowing for the upside of leasing the 35% currently vacant space. WestEv Fort Wright, LLC bought the current NOI at a 6.7% going-in cap rate and projects a 12% stabilized yield."We are pleased to ...

Posted on: August 15, 2016
Somerset Hills Learning Institute to Launch Center For Career Advancement For Adults With Autism

BEDMINSTER, N.J., Aug. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Somerset Hills Learning Institute, a non-profit program for students with autism, took the next step in launching its Center for Career Advancement by purchasing Three Meadows Farm. This makes the Institute one of the few in the country that is endeavoring to impact the 80% unemployment rate for individuals with autism. A recent study (Wehman, Schall, McDonough, Kregel, et al., 2014) found that 87% of young adults with autism who were given ...

Posted on: August 13, 2016
ChanceLight Recognized as a Top 50 Fastest-Growing Company

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ChanceLight(TM) Behavioral Health, Therapy & Education, the nation's leading provider of behavioral health, therapy and education solutions for children and young adults, today announced it is a winner of the Nashville Business Journal's (NBJ) 2016 Fast 50 Awards recognizing the top 50 fastest-growing private companies in Middle Tennessee."Everyone in our organization is committed to our social mission to offer hope to children across the country, and ...

Posted on: August 12, 2016
New Therapy Evaluation Codes for 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed new physical therapy and occupational therapy evaluation codes for 2017 as part of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule for 2017 (CMS-1654-P). The therapy community has long been awaiting these anticipated changes to the current CPT® coding structure. Specifically, the proposed rule provides information on the new physical therapy and occupational therapy evaluation codes.There are three new physical therapy ...

Posted on: August 11, 2016
Kick Off the School Year Right with PediaPlex

SOUTHLAKE, TEXAS (PRWEB) AUGUST 08, 2016 -- Transitioning out of summer mode and into school mode can be challenging for children, parents and educators alike. A new school year means new classes, new teachers, new students, new material and new routines. This can be a lot to deal with. PediaPlex understands these struggles and wants to help families and professionals feel more prepared. They will be participating in several back-to-school events in August. On August 9, they hosted their own Gearing ...

Posted on: August 10, 2016
Evidence In Motion Now Offering Clinical Doctorate in OT

LOUISVILLE, KY (PRWEB) AUGUST 08, 2016 -- Evidence In Motion (EIM), is proud to announce they are now offering a Clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD). The 18- to 24-month program, which is built on the most recent evidence-based practice recommendations, can be presented in EIM's blended learning model or 100% online, providing students the opportunity to tailor the program to fit their specific goals.The post-professional OTD program will strive to improve the quality ...

Posted on: August 08, 2016
A3 Health Shows On-Demand Therapy Service Reduced Hospital Readmission Rates

Gainesville, Florida (PRWEB) August 04, 2016 -- A new July 2016 study prepared by A3 Health Solutions Group and utilizing their own research revealed significant reductions in hospital readmission rates by patients that received on-demand home-based physical or occupational therapy provided by Santa Monica-based WELL, Inc.WELL's rate of hospital readmission within 30 days after hospital discharge was 36.4% lower than the California average and 53.3% lower than the average in both New York and Michigan. ...

Posted on: August 07, 2016
FDA Clears SPR Therapeutics Pain Management Device

CLEVELAND, Ohio - July 28, 2016 - SPR® Therapeutics received clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration to commercialize the SPRINT™ Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (PNS) System, the company announced today. SPRINT is the first and only completely reversible and minimally-invasive peripheral nerve stimulation system cleared to provide relief of chronic and acute pain, including post-operative and post-traumatic pain. "The FDA's clearance comes at a critical time when physicians, ...

Posted on: August 06, 2016
Avamere Hires Vice President of Growth and Development

Wilsonville, OR - The Avamere Family of Companies, a leader of post-acute care and senior living services for 20 years, announced a recent addition to the company's executive team to lead the strategic expansion of its core businesses. Ryan Haller was appointed vice president of Growth and Development. "We are very excited for Ryan to join our team to carry out our long-term strategic vision to continue the expansion of our services," said John W. Morgan, CEO of the Avamere Family of Companies. "Ryan ...

Posted on: August 05, 2016
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