Ep 110: Spinal Tap News Wrap Up–Oct 31–PT News Pint-Sized

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APTA’S STUDENT ASSEMBLY ELECTS NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS (1:01)

President: Megan Roos, Pacific University

Vice President: Katie Leitner, Concordia University St. Paulvoted

Secretary: Michelle Wynne, California State University, Long Beach

Director of Communications: Cruz Romero, Northern Arizona University

Director of Membership: Eddie Smith, Northern Arizona University

SPT Delegate: Allison Breakey, Sacred Heart University

SPTA Delegate: Ky Pak, Somerset Community College

Nominating Committee Chair-Elect: Ron Peacock Jr, Slippery Rock University

Nominating Committee Member: Jill Tanych, University of Vermont

Check out the Half Pint with Megan Roos. 

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CRACKDOWN ON HEALTHCARE FRAUD (2:07)

Wall Street Journal: Medicare Spent $359 Million on Unnecessary Chiropractic Care in 2013, Audit Finds

The Fiscal Times: Medicare Paid Chiropractors Bone-Chilling Millions for Bogus Billings

The Fiscal Times: Crackdown on Medicare Fraud Is Producing Some Impressive Results

doctor-moneyThe San Diego Union-Tribune: Feds charge 300 in Medicare fraud crackdown

Chron: Physical therapy executives convicted in Houston of fraud, money laundering

CONSUMERS EXPERIENCE STICKER SHOCK AS INSURANCE PLANS ROLL OUT (3:50)

New York Times: Some Health Plan Costs to Increase by an Average of 25 Percent, U.S. Says

APTA HAPPENINGS (4:34)

We partnered with the APTA to cover National Student Conclave this last weekend. Bringing NSC to you, one episode at a time. Check out NSC 2016: Live from Miami for full conference coverage.

ACROSS THE PROFESSION (5:01)

PT Day of Service

Justin Dunaway of STAND Haiti weathers Hurricane Matthew.

Soft Robots

PT in Motion: Many IRF Patients Experience Interruptions in Care – About 10% Due to Preventable Conditions

WebPT: WebPT appoints veteran healthcare tech executive as new CEOyoga

PTBA: PTBA and APTQI – A Potent Strategic Alliance

ACROSS HEALTHCARE (10:32)

WebMD: Yoga as Good as Physical Therapy for Back Pain

The Charlotte Observer: 223 ER visits in 15 months? Time to change the system.

LEGISLATION (11:50)

KOMO News: Acupuncturists, physical therapists battling over so-called ‘dry needling’ technique

RESEARCH (12:44)

Fox News: Physical therapy may help kids with constipation

Cerebral Palsy News Today: Cerebral Palsy: Innovative Physical Therapy Research Improves Kids Lives

Alzheimer’s Research: Stall Catchers

BUZZWORD: ELECTION (14:47)

#tellAmericaitsgreat:

Election day is Nov. 8.

WHAT THE HELL THEATRE (15:16)

News of the Weird: Boobies, Peckers, and Tits

Daily Mail: I had to go to physical therapy’: Lena Dunham reveals she suffered a ‘sex scene injury’ during the last week of Girls… then acts out how it happened

CREDITS

This episode brought to you by your host Jimmy McKay, recent Marymount University Alum, and executive producers Rachel Jermann, SPT from University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and Caitlin Cederholm, SPT from Marymount University.

 

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