Archive: APTA Conference 2013 Programming: Innovative Models

  • This is archived programming for APTA Conference 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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    Thursday, June 27

    Innovations in Practice: The Annual PT Examination, An Opportunity for Input

    Time: 3:45 pm-5:15 pm (See Program for Room)

    Speakers: Lisa Culver, PT, DPT, MBA; Jennifer Mahler Gamboa, PT, DPT, OCS

    CEUs: .15 (1.5 contact hours/CCUs)

    The success of health care reform depends in part upon the success of new, collaborative models of care in which physical therapists and other health care providers deliver seamless, coordinated, and evidence-based care. Physical therapists are helping to improve health care outcomes, control costs, and improve the health of our population through successful involvement with these models. In this session, join us for an opportunity to share your input.

    Friday, June 28

    Innovations in Practice: Collaborative Care Models

    Time: 8:00 am-9:30 am (See Program for Room)

    Moderator: Roshunda Drummond-Dye, JD

    Speakers: Cathy Zarosinski, PT, MS; C. Jason Richardson, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT; Peter Rigby, PT, MPH; Colleen Kigin, PT, DPT, MS, MPA, FAPTA

    CEUs: .15 (1.5 contact hours/CCUs)

    The success of health care reform depends in part upon the success of new, collaborative models of care in which physical therapists and other health care providers deliver seamless, coordinated, and evidence-based care. Physical therapists are helping to improve health care outcomes, control costs, and improve the health of our population through successful involvement with these models. In this session, attendees will learn about the innovative involvement of physical therapists in new models of health care delivery and payment.

    Innovation: Post-Acute Care Physical Therapy (breakout session)

    Time: 1:00 pm-2:30 pm (See Program for Room)

    Moderator: Roger Herr, PT, MPA, COS-C

    Speakers: Karen Green, PT; Adam Brooks, PT; Craig Miller, PT

    CEUs: .15 (1.5 contact hours/CCUs)

    Physical therapists (PTs) and physical therapist assistants (PTAs) in skilled nursing facilities and home health are being called upon to help reduce hospital readmissions, demonstrate the value of the care they provide, and become ever more efficient in delivering services to patients with very complex conditions. Hear how PTs in these settings are accomplishing these goals and playing an important role in new clinically integrated care models such as bundling, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), and medical homes.

    Innovation: Inpatient Physical Therapy (breakout session)

    Time: 1:00 pm-2:30 pm (See Program for Room)

    Moderator: Anita Bemis-Dougherty, PT, DPT, MAS

    Speakers: Michael Friedman, PT, MBA; Jose Kottoor, PT; Mary Stilphen, PT, DPT

    CEUs: .15 (1.5 contact hours/CCUs)

    Physical therapists practicing in inpatient settings have become experts at reducing costs and improving outcomes. Learn from your colleagues on how to advocate for, develop, and implement successful innovative models of care that will help achieve the triple aim of health care in inpatient settings.

    Innovation: Outpatient and Private Practice Physical Therapy (breakout session)

    Time: 1:00 pm-2:30 pm (See Program for Room)

    Moderator: David Scalzitti, PT, PhD, OCS

    Speakers: James Walter Matheson, PT, DPT, SCS, OCS; Rudy Haberzettl, MSPT, CEES; Jennifer Mahler Gamboa, PT, DPT, OCS

    CEUs: .15 (1.5 contact hours/CCUs)

    Integrated models of care such as ACOs pose challenges for private practice PTs who practice outside of integrated health systems. A panel of PTs from outpatient settings will describe ways that they have become involved with these new models of care by demonstrating their value through data, collaboration with other health care partners, and promoting innovative roles for physical therapy.

    Innovation: Pediatric Physical Therapy (breakout session)

    Time: 1:00 pm-2:30 pm (See Program for Room)

    Moderator: Sheree Chapman York, PT, DPT, PCS

    Speaker: Kim Nixon-Cave, PT, PhD, PCS; Margaret O'Neil, PT, PhD, MPH; Carolyn Oddo, PT, MS, FACHE

    CEUs: .15 (1.5 contact hours/CCUs)

    Pediatric physical therapists are experiencing both challenges and opportunities under health care reform. New payment models are challenging long held assumptions about frequency and duration of care for children with lifelong conditions. As the same time, millions of newly insured children will now have access to health care under the new health care reform laws. A panel of pediatric physical therapists will discuss innovative strategies for turning these many challenges into opportunities.

    Innovation: Prevention, Health Promotion, Fitness and Disease Management

    Time: 3:45 pm-5:15 pm (See Program for Room)

    Moderator: Karen Kemmis, PT, DPT, MS, GCS

    Speakers: Michael Eisenhart, PT; Jennifer Mahler Gamboa, PT, DPT, OCS; Margaret O'Neil, PT, PhD, MPH; Cheryl Resnik, PT, DPT

    CEUs: .15 (1.5 contact hours/CCUs)

    The increasing burden of lifestyle conditions and non-communicable diseases is one of our country's greatest public health challenges.  Physical therapists have an important role to play in prevention and management of conditions associated with physical inactivity. Additionally, they help individuals of all ages, both with and without disabilities, improve health by increasing physical activity in their lives.   A panel of physical therapists will discuss ways that physical therapists are engaged in health promotion through innovative prevention, fitness, and disease management programs.   

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