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FOTO Rehab Outcomes Blog
Rehabilitation Services: What Matters the Most?
Risk of Persistent Shoulder Pain
Will Robots Replace Clinicians?
DIY Outcomes or DIFY Outcomes
Clinical Outcomes Summit 2019
Call for Speakers: Clinical Outcomes Summit 2019
Telehealth Service for Patients with Chronic Spinal Pain
Management of Common Knee Injuries in the Emergency Department
High Risk Groups for Complication after Joint Replacement
Models Used for Risk Adjustment
5 Ways to Maximize Your Conference App #APTACSM
Saturday #APTACSM 2019 Top Picks
Friday #APTACSM 2019 Top Picks
Thursday #APTACSM 2019 Top Picks
More Options with FOTO's CMS-designated Qualified Clinical Data Registry
Do We Really Understand Patient Activation and Engagement?
Cognitive Functional Therapy and Nonspecific Low Back Pain
Education: Placebo vs Intensive Pain Education Appear Equal
Artificial Intelligence-Embedded Mobile App for Chronic Neck and Back Pain
Can Physical Therapists Play a Role in Decreasing Opioid Use?
Wearable Technology Harnessed to Improve Health
Can a Smart Watch Help with Faster Recovery after a Joint Replacement
Are You Contemplating Remote Monitoring?
The Timing of When Someone Sees a Physical Therapist: Does it Matter?
Top "Need to Know" About Reporting for MIPS 2019
What Factors Are Associated With Disability After Upper Extremity Injuries?
Consensus Statement on Patellofemoral Pain Treatment
Are FOTO Measures Freely Accessible for MIPS reporting? The Answer May Surprise You!
MIPS 2019: the Final Rule - MIPS And PTs
Effect of Exercise and Nutrition Prehabilitation in Esophagogastric Cancer Surgery
Friday Top 5 During #PPS2018
Thursday Top 5 During #PPS2018
Physical Therapy in Emergency Department and ER Revisits for Older Adult Fallers
Should We Rethink How We Help Reduce Falls?
Physical Prognostic Factors Predicting Outcome Following Lumbar Discectomy Surgery: Systematic Review and Narrative Synthesis
Exercise Interventions and Outcomes after a Total Knee Arthroplasty
Value-Based Health Care Meets Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
A Functional Limitation to the Lower Limbs Affects the Neural Bases of Motor Imagery of Gait
Predictors of Pain and Functional Outcomes After the Nonoperative Treatment of Rotator Cuff Tears
Motor-Cognitive Dual-Task Training in Patients with Dementia
Measures of Physical Performance and Muscle Strength as Predictors of Fracture Risk
Musculoskeletal Conditions in Individuals with Diabetes
Don't Go Changing by Just a Statistical Difference #OC2018
New Approaches for Clinical Interpretation of Patient Reported Outcome Measures #OC2018
Digging Deeper into Patient Goals
Net Promoter Score and Loyalty
Reducing Face-to-Face Visits with Online Exercise App
Collaborative Opportunity for Clinicians and Academia
Legacy Tools - Are They Good Enough? #OC2018
70% of the Time You Will Be Misjudged on Quality Performance
Smart Phone Virtual Reality and Postural Stability Challenge
Guidelines... Do They Impact Physiotherapy Practice?
Proposed Changes to MIPS 2019 Include PTs and OTs
How Do You Know Physiotherapy is Worthwhile?
Can Value Based Care be Bridged into the Worker Compensation World? #OC2018
Treatment Preference of People with Chronic Low Back Pain
Outcomes Beyond Your Four Walls #OC2018
Physical Therapy in the Emergency Department
Operationalizing Outcomes in a Large Multi-State Practice #OC2018
Wearable Sensors and the Assessment of Frailty
Using FOTO for Mentorship #OC2018
Relaxation Response Resiliency Program (3RP) in Patients with Headache and Musculoskeletal Pain
Data Analytics meets FOTO: A Great Relationship #OC2018
Shared Decision Making
D.L. Hart International Research Award Recipient - Risk Stratification #OC2018
Assessing Value Based Care Programs
All About Crosswalks #OC2018
Qualitative Insights: Opioids vs Non-Opioid Options for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain
Serial Assessment Research Study Analyses #OC2018
Platelet-rich Plasma and Mesenchymal Stem Cells
Design for Performance: FOTO Outcomes in an Aligned Care Model #OC2018
Knee Osteoarthritis: Replacement Surgery or Conservative Care?
Foundation Sessions: FOTO Outcomes Conference #OC2018
Cost of Measure Outweighs Benefit
No Opioids After Total Knee Replacement is Possible
FOTO Outcomes Conference #OC2018 Keynote Speaker: Gerben DeJong, PhD, FACRM
Person-centered Approaches: What Matters to Patients
Knee Pain: A Knee or Hip Problem?
Is Pain Science Education Helpful for Older Adults with Persistent Back Pain?
When is Surgery Indicated for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis?
FOTO Outcomes Conference #OC2018
Knee Osteoarthritis and Topical Gel
March MedPAC Report Indicates Immediate Elimination of MIPS
2018 Information Technology Focus: the Digital World
Clinical Classification in Low Back Pain
True Story: What Happens with Poor Risk Adjustment?
What Does Risk Adjustment Really Mean?
Building Relationships: #PTPubNight and #APTACSM
The Baker's Dozen #APTACSM Picks
What is Meant by Functional Outcomes?
Tribute to David Hafner: Dear Zane and Dawson
The 2018 Medicare Therapy Cap Trickle Effect
Guess the Number 1 Factor in Choosing a Physical Therapist
No Treatment Better than Shoulder Decompression Arthroscopy
Don't Trust a Payer's Risk Adjustment Process
Does Obesity Affect Recovery from Total Knee Replacement?
How Do You Measure Frailty in Outpatient Setting?
What's a Key Component in Alternative Payment Models?
Which Type of Outcome Measure Do You Need?
Which Approach is Better for Frozen Shoulder?
Smart Risk Adjustment Required in Pay for Performance Models
5 Ways to Maximize #PPS2017 Conference App
Jerry Connolly Receives Board Service Award #PPS2017
Does Patient Experience Affect Clinical Outcome?
Myofascial Release Insufficient Intervention for Persistent Pain
A Goal and a Mentor
Changing One Thing Changes The Outcome
Projected Highlights for #PPS2017
Are You Prepared for the Accounting Side of Value Based Purchasing?
The Potential of Patient Reported Outcomes
3 Key Factors to Overcome for Successful Direct Access
Physitrack or FOTO for Your Rehabilitation Outcomes
High Load or Low Load for Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy?
What Meets Needs of those with Lumbar Stenosis?
Musculoskeletal Service Delivery in Primary Care
Will Preoperative Anxiety Affect Outcomes after Total Knee Arthroplasty?
What if Patient Proxy Answers Patient Reported Outcome Measure?
What Makes a Good Clinical Prediction?
Total Knee Arthroplasty and Blood Flow Restriction Training
Patients' Perceptions and Expectations
Can You Defend Your Value?
Injury Rates in Cliff and Splash Diving
Including Web Support Intervention to Promote Recovery Post ACL Reconstruction
Guidelines for Gait Assessment
Is there a Return on Investment for Measuring Quality?
Medicare and Maintenance Therapy
When is Central Sensitization a Factor in Knee Osteoarthritis?
Payment for Value is Here to Stay
Revamping Value Based Payment
Association of Practice-Level Social and Medical Risk With Performance
Low Dose Radiation Therapy for Musculoskeletal Problems
Think Regional Interdependence after a Person has a Neck Dissection
Safety of Exercise for Patients who Have Advanced Cancer
Does Treadmill Training Improve Gait in Individuals Post-Stroke?
When is Chest Pain a Fractured Rib?
Retear of Rotator Cuff Repairs
Researchers in Need of 14-17 Year Olds: Please Help
Stem Cells in the Management of Rheumatic Diseases
Take Your Data and Run for the Green
Patient Reported Outcome Measures are a Stethoscope for Patient History
What are Considered Social Determinants of Health?
Can Aquatic Exercises Effectively Strengthen Lower Extremities?
You Can't Have Good Outcomes if Clinicians are Injured: Safe Patient Handling Strategy
Does Shared Decision Making Matter?
The Downside of Generic Quality of Life Assessments
Should Exercise Be Painful When Managing a Patient with Persistent Pain?
Quick-DASH Requires Caution with Use
Post Op Total Knee Arthroplasty Home Exercise Program
Persistent Low Back Pain: Case Study 6 visits over 3 months
Yoga, Physical Therapy, or Education to Treat Individuals with Persistent Low Back Pain
Knee Dislocations and Outcomes
Motivational Interviewing and Return to Work
5 Questions Can Determine Degenerative Disc Disease
Transitioning to a Total Joint Arthroplasty Bundled Payment Program
12 Steps for Progression and Return to Play after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
Patient Reported Outcomes in Electronic Health Record Can Inform Clinical and Policy Decisions
Effects of Myofascial Release for Patients with Nonspecific Chronic Low Back Pain
Physiotherapists Managing Patients with Musculoskeletal Complaints in Emergency Department
Claims Data Outcomes: 90 Days After Lower Extremity Joint Arthroplasty
Necessity of Immobilizing the Metacarpophalangeal Joint in Carpometacarpal Osteoarthritis
Physiotherapists Managing Patients with Acute Low Back Pain in the Emergency Department
App vs Goniometer
Characteristics of Therapeutic Alliance
A Case for Clinician Confirmation Bias
“Mirror, Mirror on the Wall...” Reflecting on Outcomes
Can Clinical Effectiveness be Measured without a Randomized Controlled Trial?
Placebo Effect: A Patient's Healing Power
Physiotherapists Managing Non-urgent Musculoskeletal Conditions
Green Collar Workers and Acute Joint Pain
Recommended Exercise for Older Adults who are Obese
Effect of Physical Activity on Individuals who have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Hip Fracture Management
Delaying ACL Reconstruction
Impact of Co-morbidities in Treating Individuals Who Have Low Back Pain
3 Ways Hospital Value Based Programs Can be Improved
Including Patients in Designing Educational Material
Consensus on the Clinical Diagnosis of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Maximum Walking Tolerance after Hip Fracture
Mirror Therapy for Individuals who have Shoulder Pain
Risk Stratification of Patients with Shoulder Pain
Physiotherapy for Neck and Back Pain Delivered in Emergency Department
Clinical vs Statistical Significance
Increase Self-efficacy and Increase Rehabilitation Participation
New Approach: Real World Clinical Research
Remote Monitoring System after Total Knee Arthroplasty
Step Length & Step Frequency: Effect on Lower Limb Function
Effectiveness of Telehealth-based Interventions for Individuals with Low Back Pain
Three Ways Rehabilitation Professionals Can Prepare for Merit-Based Incentive Payment System
Is There a Relationship between Generalized Osteoarthritis and Physical Activity?
5 Ways to Maximize Conference Apps
Hospital Engagement in Value Based Reforms and Readmission Reduction
Designing Incentive Programs
Text Message Reminders for Older Adults with Low Back Pain
Can Older Adults Tolerate Heavy Strength Training?
Will Psychosocial Coaching Reduce Musculoskeletal Pain in Work Place
Effect of Self-Efficacy on Return to Work
Prescription of Physical Activity
Cost Effectiveness of Surgery versus Conservative Care for Radiculopathies
Kinesiotape vs Exercise for Forward Head Posture
Psychosocial Factors Related to Return to Function
Wearable Technology for Upper Extremities
Manual Approach for Temporomandibular Joint Disorder
Neuromuscular Risk Factors of Non-Contact ACL Injury
Pain Management Information and Joint Arthroplasty
Arthrofibrosis and Total Knee Arthroplasty
Length of Disability, Treatment Outcomes and Return to Work
Return to Work: An Update on Evidence for Clinicians
Subjective and Objective Measurements After Total Knee Arthroplasty
When is Surgery Indicated for Spinal Stenosis?
Discharge Setting after Total Knee Arthroplasty and Complications
Hand Function after a Stroke: Mirror Therapy or Neuromuscular Stimulation
Utilization of Physical Therapists for Plantar Fasciitis
Patient Defined Outcome
Barriers to Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
Achilles Tendinopathy: Eccentric Exercise vs Eccentric Exercise and Soft Tissue Treatment
Self-Management for Persistent Neck Pain: 9-year Follow-up
Perspectives in Alternative Payment Models
What Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders are Common in Occupational Therapists?
Who are Best Candidates for Discharge 24-hours After Total Knee Arthroplasty?
PET-MRI for Musculoskeletal Disorders
Neither Race nor Socioeconomic Status are Factors in Readmission Rate
APTA CSM 2017 Sessions Focused on Value Based Purchasing
Pre-operative Exercise for Joint Replacements: Is it Worth It?
APTA CSM 2017 Sessions Focused on Outcomes Data
APTA CSM 2017 Sessions Focused on Social Media
Scores: Mapping Condition Specific to Quality of Life
APTA CSM 2017 Sessions Focused on #ChoosePT
Weather and Acute Low Back Pain
Influence of Work-Related Psychosocial Factors
Effectiveness of Exercise for Lower Extremity Injuries
Preoperative Education vs None Prior to Total Knee Arthroplasty
2017 Where is FOTO Man? Contest Week 4
Knuckle Cracking: Is It Bad to Do?
Comparing Stratified Care with Usual Care for People Who Have Low Back Pain
Current Spending of Health Care Dollars
2017 Where is FOTO Man? Contest Week 3
Description of Another Payment Model
10 Year Self-Report Outcomes: Total versus Unicompartmental Knee Replacement
2017 Where is FOTO Man? Contest Week 2
Femoral Fractures: Which is better? High-Volume or Low-Volume Hospital
Validation of DASH and QuickDASH for Patients with Distal Radius Fracture
Smoking May be Causally Associated with Reduced Risk of Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis
2017 Where is FOTO Man Contest Week 1
What Predicts Return to Work after Motor Vehicle Accident Related Orthopedic Trauma?
CONTEST: Where Is FOTO Man?
What is the Long Term Impact of Physical Activity on Obesity?
Introducing FOTO Man
Are Occupational Therapists Effective in Treating Individuals who have Rheumatoid Arthritis?
FOTO Op - Complete to Compete
Manage Expectations to Improve Outcomes
Outcome Measures, Data and Relationships
MIPS: Are You Ready?
Top Recommendations for PPS 2016
FOTO Op - Satisfaction Questions and Conversation Starters
3 Ways Predictive Analytics is Different than Fortune-telling
"Have a Nice Day"
30 Minute FOTO Ops - Tips from Nikki
How Do You Define Quality?
How Often Should You Analyze Outcomes Data?
Does "Cupping" Have a Role in Achieving High Outcomes?
Change in Healthcare Is Not Like Changing a Light Bulb
3 Challenges Clinicians Face Treating Musculoskeletal Injuries
Outcome Measures Are Part of a Patient's Story
3 Reasons Why Focusing on Value is Challenging
APTA Interested in How You Measure and Manage Outcomes
New Pyramid for Musculoskeletal Care
Healthcare is Changing: What Data is Your Beacon?
Top 3 Reasons You Need Customized Reports
What 4 Factors Affect Clinical Outcomes?
Rehabilitation Data: What's Relevant?
Top 3 Reasons the Rehabilitation Market Will Grow
3 Ways to Evaluate Your Services
Five Characteristics of Your Best Customer
Part 4 - Outcomes Conference Wrap Up: Who Said This?
3 Ways to Persuade with Data
Part 3 - Outcomes Conference Wrap Up: Who Said This?
3 Ways to Tell a Story with Your Data
Part 2 - Outcomes Conference Wrap Up: Who Said This?
Outcomes Conference Wrap Up: Who Said This?
5 Tips for Successful Networking
The 6 "Bare Bones" of Networking
Eliminate the Guru Put Your Trust in Real Experts
5 Ways to be Memorable in Rehabilitation
8 Tips and Hacks to Build Word of Mouth Referrals
Return on Investment of Measuring and Managing Quality
Convert Outcomes into Real Dollars
How Can You Determine Your Return on Investment?
Cost and Outcome
3 Ways You Know You Have a Culture of Engaged Clinicians
Integration: 3 Discussion Points
Are You Stuck in the 70's?
5 Myths About Risk Adjustment
5 Necessities for Value Based Purchasing
Be Ready for Bundled Payments in 5 Steps
My Top Picks for APTA CSM 2016
There is No Substitution for Physical Therapists
Implementation: From Zero to 100
What Changes With Patient Engagement?
Psychosocially Informed Perspective
How Does FOTO Enhance Patient Engagement?
What Does Patient Engagement Look Like?
What is Patient Engagement?
From Volume to Value
G Code Severity Modifiers Lack Responsiveness to Change
FOTO Taking the Lead in CMS Payment Incentive Models
Recommendations for PPS Annual Conference
How Does System Integration Happen?
Value Based Purchasing is the Future: Are You Ready?
Stop by Booth #825 During PPS Annual Conference
First Pet Peeve with Functional Limitation Reporting
Future in Risk Adjustment
Pay for Performance Structure
Efficacy and Clinical Experience
FOTO and Functional Outcome-based Registry
Differences in Risk Adjustment Processes
The Mental War When Your Outcomes are Measured
Combining Science & Clinical Expertise
Dashboards and Outcomes
Top 5 Reasons Early Majority is Better than Early Adopter
Why a Clinical Practice Includes Outcomes in Business Metrics
Worker Compensation Payer Concerns
Top 3 Reasons for Risk-Adjusted Outcomes
5 Ways Computer Adaptive Testing is Different
Clinician Perspective of Technology
Patient Perspective of Technology
Outcomes are Not Created Equal - Part II
Outcomes are Not Created Equal - Part 1
What Do Outcome Measures Measure?
Why Do Processes Matter When It Comes to Outcomes Data?
Processes are Key to Your Success
Day 2 of Outcomes Conference 2015
Day 1 of Outcomes Conference 2015
Back2Basics Outcomes Conference 2015 Highlights
Surprise FOTO Tour! Outcomes Conference 2015
Welcome to Knoxville! Outcomes Conference 2015
Cost of Care and Value of Physical Therapists
FOTO Partners with Payers to Improve Quality
These #HIMSS15 Sessions are a Shoe-In
Information Technology and Enhancing Care Outcomes: Part V
Information Technology and Enhancing Care Outcomes: Part IV
Information Technology and Enhancing Care Outcomes: Part III
Information Technology and Enhancing Care Outcomes: Part II
Information Technology and Enhancing Care Outcomes: Part I
Analyzing Your Scorecard
When the Functional Activity Doesn't Fit Your Patient
The Conversation when Negative Change Happens
Conversations Around Outcomes
When Negative Change Happens
Does the FOTO Prediction Seem Reasonable? - Part V
Reviewing Additional Information: Part IV
Creating a Functional Image of the Patient - Part III
Analyzing Factors in Intake Functional Status Summary - Part II
Thinking Through the Intake Functional Status Summary - Part 1
Top Recommendations for APTA CSM 2015
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