Discussion Podcast: Health Services Research Funding and the Foundation for Physical Therapy
Participants: William G. Boissonnault, PT, DPT, DHSc, FAPTA, FAAOMPT, is President, Foundation for Physical Therapy, and Professor, Program of Physical Therapy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin; and Rebecca L. Craik, PT, PhD, FAPTA, is Editor in Chief of PTJ and Professor and Chair, Department of Physical Therapy, Arcadia University, Glenside, Pennsylvania. Moderator: Daniel L. Riddle, PT, PhD, FAPTA, is Deputy Editor in Chief of PTJ and Otto D. Payton Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Professions, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.
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- Discussion Podcast
In June, the Foundation for Physical Therapy announced a funding campaign to establish a Center of Excellence that will
expand the number of physical therapist investigators in health services and health policy research. These researchers would
assess and identify the most effective physical therapist practice models for optimal patient outcomes, resource utilization,
and cost-effectiveness, among other variables. The health services data will help the profession make a strong case for the
role of the physical therapist in health care delivery as health care reform is put in place. In this special PTJ podcast, Foundation for Physical Therapy President William Boissonnault, PTJ Editor in Chief Rebecca Craik, and Moderator Daniel Riddle discuss the concept of health services research and discuss the
potential impact of the Center of Excellence initiative on the profession.
Running time: 22:54 (32.1 MB)
Discussion Podcast: Health Services Research Funding
and the Foundation for Physical Therapy
Download the mp3 | Length: 22:54
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