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#FutureShock 2: Physiotherapy Outsourced??

Originally posted on CinemaSays:
What follows are admittedly outlandish speculations (nestled specifically within the confines of Orthopedic Outpatient Physical Therapy) intended to spark questions and explorations on the many possible futures of Physical Therapy, and retrospectively consider how you and I can prepare for and adapt to the unpredictable. There will be aspects to this post…

Medicare 2012 data is out (Heat map for PT, PTA, Physical Medicine Rehab Payment)

Just did a quick dirty heat map for Physical Medicine Rehab, Physical Therapy and PTA total Medicare payment amount. The darker the color is, the more money paid by Medicare for Yr 2012. The range is from $7,045.7 to $372,018,559.07. State New York had the highest payment: $372,018,559.07; American Samoa only had only $7,045.70. How […]

The new healthcare law backfired on the intended to cover population

Patients with chronic conditions often go in and out of emergency rooms for years without treatment because doctors are only required to treat immediately life-threatening conditions. Under the new healthcare law, patients suppose to get real treatments, but they cannot afford it either. Cuts in Hospital Subsidies Threaten Safety-Net Care http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/09/health/cuts-in-hospital-subsidies-threaten-safety-net-care.html?smid=pl-share

South Korean Research Shows Strong Interest in the Possibility of Telerehabilitative Services Among Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury

South Korean Research Shows Strong Interest in the Possibility of Telerehabilitative Services Among Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury As Samsung and Hyundai are climbing up the ladder of competition smart phone and car, South Korean once again ahead of us on the medical delivery mechanism. Korean is one of the leading Internet country in the […]

Patients Suffered Several Years Stroke Still Have Hope!

Patients Suffered Several Years Stroke Still Have Hope! After reading many medical journals and clinical guidelines, I confirmed my hunch about long-term and easy access of rehab. This news show the positive sign of patients that suffered 8 years stroke with treatments. Experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center published a lead article […]

Christmas Surprise, 2011…

In December 2011, I had to get on a flight back to Beijing from Minneapolis for a family emergency. From this trip, I started to learn more about stroke rehab and began to think about how to help patients with tele-rehab. Surprise: Just a couple days before Christmas, I was in the holiday mood calling […]