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November 2007 - Posts

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Vision 2020
by Toni Patt
In his 11/07/07 blog Brian Ferrie discusses Preview 2020. Preview 2020 is a statement of where the profession is expected to be in 2020. In his blog, Brian asked for opinions about the vision. I have an opinion. It may not be popular. I think someone Read More...
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Would you look at this Website!
by Toni Patt
This fall I returned to school. As a result I've been spending a good amount of time online. This has led to many discoveries. One of those is the APTA webpage, http://www.apta.org/ . I knew the page existed. I'd been there a few times. I didn't know Read More...
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The Memo
by Toni Patt
I received a memo recently that reviewed guidelines for documentation on Medicare patients. It told us what to write to prevent denials. Anyone who has ever treated a Medicare patient is familiar with the word games we play with documentation. Medicare Read More...
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What About Acute Care?
by Toni Patt
Something is bothering me. I want to know who is going to treat acute care patients in the future. No one I know wants to work there. None of the students I've talked to want to go there. Some of the therapists I know who work there want to change to Read More...
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Now Hear This
by Toni Patt
I've been a therapist for many years having graduated in the 1980s. I've seen things change. Trends have come and gone. In many cases what we do now didn't exist then. I've seen my profession grow to a major component in modern health care. I've seen Read More...
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