FOTO Database Used in Research

2016 Articles & Publications

Earlier Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

Amato AL, Dobrzykowski EA, Nance T. The effect of timely onset of rehabilitation on outcomes in outpatient orthopedic practice: a preliminary report. J Rehabil Outcomes Meas. 1997;1(3):32-38.

Brooks G, VanBeveren P, Dolphin M, Hart DL. Referral source and outcomes of physical therapy care in patients with low back pain. JOSPT, 2012;42(8):705-15.

Coronado RA, Alappattu MJ, Hart DL, George SZ. Total number and severity of comorbidities do not differ based on anatomical region of musculoskeletal pain. JOSPT, 2011;41(7):477-485.

Crane PK, Hart DL, Gibbons LE, Cook KF. A 37-item shoulder functional status item pool had negligible differential item functioning. J Clin Epidemiol. 2006; 59(5):478-484.

Deutscher D, Hart DL, Crane PK, Dickstein R. Cross-cultural differences in knee functional status outcomes in a polyglot society represented true disparities not biased by differential item functioning. Phys Ther. 2010;90(12):1730-1742.

Deutscher D, Hart DL, Horn SD, Dickstein R, Gutvirtz M. Implementing an integrated electronic outcomes and electronic health record process to create a foundation for clinical practice improvement. Phys Ther. 2008;88(2):270-285.

Deutscher D, Hart DL, Stratford PW, Dickstein. Construct validation of a knee-specific functional status measure: a comparative study between the United States and Israel. Phys Ther. 2011;91(7):1072-1084.

Deutscher D, Horn SD, Dickstein R, Hart DL, Smout RJ, Gutvirtz M, Ariel I. Associations between treatment processes, patient characteristics, and outcomes in outpatient physical therapy practice. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2009;90(8):1349-1363.

Di Fabio RP. Physical therapy for patients with TMD: a descriptive study of treatment, disability, and health status. J Orofacial Pain. 1998;12:124-135.

Di Fabio RP, Boissonnault W. Physical therapy and health-related outcomes for patients with common orthopaedic diagnoses. JOSPT. 1998;27(3):219-230.

Dobrzykowski EA, Nance T. The Focus On Therapeutic Outcomes (FOTO) outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation database: results of 1994-1996. J Rehabil Outcomes Meas. 1997;1(1):56-60.

George SZ, Coronado RA, Beneciuk JM, Valencia C, Werneke MW, Hart DL. Depressive symptoms, anatomical region, and clinical outcomes for patients seeking outpatient physical therapy for musculoskeletal pain. Phys Ther. 2011;91(3):358-372.

Hart DL. Assessment of unidimensionality of physical functioning in patients receiving therapy in acute, orthopedic outpatient centers. J Outcome Meas. 2000;4(1):413-430.

Hart DL. Orthotics and Prosthetics National Office Outcomes Tool (OPOT): Initial reliability and validity assessment for lower extremity prosthetics. J Prosthetics and Orthotics. 1999;11(4):101-111.

Hart DL. Test-retest reliability of an abbreviated self-report overall health status measure. JOSPT. 2003;33(12):734-742.

Hart DL. The power of outcomes: FOTO Industrial Outcomes Tool – Initial assessment. Work. 2001;16:39-51.

Hart DL, Connolly JB. Pay-for-Performance for Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy: Medicare Part B Services. Final Report. Grant #18-P-93066/9-01: Health & Human Services/Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; 2006. http://www.cms.hhs.gov/TherapyServices/downloads/P4PFinalReport06-01-06.pdf.

Hart DL, Cook KF, Mioduski JE, Teal CR, Crane PK. Simulated computerized adaptive test for patients with shoulder impairments was efficient and produced valid measures of function. J Clin Epidemiol. 2006;59(3):290-298.

Hart DL, Deutscher D, Crane PK, Wang YC. Differential item functioning was negligible in an adaptive test of functional status for patients with knee impairments who spoke English or Hebrew. Qual Life Res. 2009;18(8):1067-1083.

Hart DL, Deutscher D, Werneke MW, Holder J, Wang YC. Implementing computerized adaptive tests in routine clinical practice: experience implementing CATs. Applied Meas. 2010;11(3):288-303.

Hart DL, Dobrzykowski EA. Impact of exercise history on health status outcomes in patients with musculoskeletal impairments. In: Schunk C, ed. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Clinics of North America, Functional Outcomes. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders Company; 2000;9(1):1-16.

Hart DL, Dobrzykowski EA. Influence of orthopaedic clinical specialist certification on clinical outcomes. JOSPT. 2000;30(4):183-193.

Hart DL, Memoli RI, Mason B, Werneke MW. Developing a wellness program for people with multiple sclerosis. Inter J MS Care. 2011;13(4):154-162.

Hart DL, Mioduski JE, Stratford PW. Simulated computerized adaptive tests for measuring functional status were efficient with good discriminant validity in patients with hip, knee, or foot/ankle impairments. J Clin Epidemiol. 2005;58(6):629-638.

Hart DL, Mioduski JE, Werneke MW, Stratford PW. Simulated computerized adaptive test for patients with lumbar spine impairments was efficient and produced valid measures of function. J Clin Epidemiol. 2006;59(9):947-956.

Hart DL, Stratford PW, Werneke MW, Deutscher D, Wang Y-C. Lumbar computerized adaptive test and modified Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability Questionnaire: relative validity and important change. JOSPT, 2012;42(6):541-51.

Hart DL, Tepper S, Lieberman D. Changes in health status for persons with wrist or hand impairments receiving occupational or physical therapy. Am J Occup Ther. 2001;55:68-74.

Hart DL, Wang YC, Cook KF, Mioduski JE. A computerized adaptive test for patients with shoulder impairments produced responsive measures of function. Phys Ther. 2010;90(6):928-938.

Hart DL, Wang YC, Stratford PW, Mioduski JE. Computerized adaptive test for patients with knee impairments produced valid and sensitive measures of function. J Clin Epidemiol. 2008;61(11):1113-1124.

Hart DL, Wang YC, Stratford PW, Mioduski JE. Computerized adaptive test for patients with foot or ankle impairments produced valid and sensitive measures of function. Qual Life Res. 2008;17(8):1081-1091.

Hart DL, Wang YC, Stratford PW, Mioduski JE. Computerized adaptive test for patients with hip impairments produced valid and sensitive measures of function. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2008;89:2129-2139.

Hart DL, Werneke MW, Deutscher D, George SZ, Stratford PW. Effect of fear-avoidance beliefs of physical activities on a model that predicts risk-adjusted functional status outcomes. JOSPT. 2011;41(5):336-345.

Hart DL, Werneke MW, George SZ, Deutscher D. Screening for elevated levels of depressive and somatization symptoms in patients receiving outpatient physical therapy. Qual Life Res. 2011, online first 6/10/11 http://www.springerlink.com/content/4m14515w2877n106/

Hart DL, Werneke MW, Deutscher D, George SZ, Stratford PW. Using intake and change in multiple psychosocial measures to predict functional status outcomes in people with lumbar spine syndromes: a preliminary analysis. Phys Ther. 2011:91(12):1-14.

Hart DL, Werneke MW, George SZ, Matheson JW, Wang YC, Cook KF,  Mioduski JE, Choi SW. Screening for elevated levels of fear-avoidance beliefs regarding work or physical activities in patients receiving outpatient therapy. Phys Ther. 2009;89(8):770-785.

Hart DL, Werneke MW, Wang YC, Stratford PW, Mioduski JE. Computerized adaptive test for patients with lumbar spine impairments produced valid and responsive measures of function. Spine. 2010;35(24):2157-2164.

Hart DL, Wright BD. Development of an index of physical functional health status. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2002;83(5):655-665.

Jette AM, Delitto A. Physical therapy treatment choices for musculoskeletal impairments. Phys Ther. 1997;77(2):145-154.

Jette DU, Jette AM. Physical therapy and health outcomes in patients with knee impairments. Phys Ther. 1996;76(11):1178-1187.

Jette DU, Jette AM. Physical therapy and health outcomes in patients with spinal impairments. Phys Ther. 1996;76(9):930-945.

Jette DU, Jette AM. Professional uncertainty and treatment choices by physical therapists. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1997;78:1346-1351.

Jewell DV, Riddle DL. Interventions that increase or decrease the likelihood of a meaningful improvement in physical health in patients with sciatica. Phys Ther. 2005;85(11):1139-1150.

Jewell DV, Riddle DL, Thacker LR. Interventions associated with an increased or decreased likelihood of pain reduction and improved function in patients with adhesive capsulitis: a retrospective cohort study. Phys Ther. 2009;89(5):419-429.

Lehman LA, Sindhu BS, Johnson J, Velozo CA. Creating a clinically useful data collection form for the DASH questionnaire. Am J Occup Ther. 2011;65(1):45-54.

Lehman LA, Sindhu BS, Shechtman O, Romero S, Velozo CA. A comparison of the ability of two upper extremity assessments to measure change in function. J Hand Ther. 2010;23:31-40.

Lehman LA, Woodbury M, Velozo CA. Examination of the factor structure of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand Questionnaire. Am J Occup Ther, 2011;65(2):169-178.

Linz DH, Shepherd CD, Ford LF, Ringley LL, Klekamp J, Duncan JM. Effectiveness of occupational medicine center-based physical therapy. J Occup Environ Med. 2002;44:48-53.

Marino MJ. Outcomes management: a new paradigm for leadership. J Rehabil Outcomes Meas. 1997;1(3):58-62.

Nof L, Rone-Adams S, Hart DL. Relation between payer source and functional outcomes, visits and treatment duration in US patients with lumbar dysfunction. The Internet Journal of Applied Health Sciences and Practice. 2007;5(2):1-8. http://ijahsp.nova.edu/articles/vol5num2/nofarticle.pdf

Resnik L, Feng Z, Hart DL. State regulation and the delivery of physical therapy services. Health Serv Res. 2006;41(4 Pt 1):1296-1316.

Resnik L, Gozalo P, Hart DL. Weighted index explained more variance in physical function than an additively scored functional comorbidity scale. J Clin Epidemiol. 2011;64(3)320-330.

Resnik L, Hart DL. Using clinical outcomes to identify expert physical therapists. Phys Ther. 2003;83(11):990-1002.

Resnik L, Hart DL. Influence of advanced orthopaedic certification on clinical outcomes of patients with low back pain. J Manual Mannipul Ther. 2004;12(1):32-43.

Resnik L, Jensen GM. Use of clinical outcomes to explore the theory of expert practice in physical therapy. Phys Ther. 2003;83(12):1090-1106.

Resnik L, Liu D, Mor V, Hart DL. Predictors of physical therapy clinic performance in the treatment of patients with low back pain syndromes. Phys Ther. 2008;88(9):989-1004.

Resnik L, Liu D, Hart DL, Mor V. Benchmarking physical therapy clinic performance: statistical methods to enhance internal validity when using observational data. Phys Ther. 2008;88(9):1078-1087.

Rone-Adams S, Nof L, Hart DL, Sandro C, Wang YC. Investigating physiotherapy and occupational therapy students’ outcome effectiveness. Inter J Ther Rehabil. 2009;16(3):167-173.

Sindhu BS, Lehman LA, Tarima S, Bishop MD, Hart DL, Klein MR, Shivakoti M, Wang YC. Influence of fear-avoidance beliefs on functional status outcomes for people with musculoskeletal conditions of the shoulder. Phys Ther, 2012;92(8):992-1005.

Sindhu BS, Wang YC, Lehman LA, Hart DL. Differential item functioning in a computerized adaptive test of functional status for patients with shoulder impairments is negligible across pain intensity, gender, and age groups. Occup Ther J Res. 2013; 33(2):86-99.

Stratford PW, Hart DL, Binkley JM, Kennedy DM, Alcock GK, Hanna SE. Interpreting lower extremity functional status scores. Physiother Can. 2005;57:154-162.

Swinkels ICS, van den Ende CHM, de Bakker D, van der Wees J, Hart DL, Deutscher D, van den Bosch WJH, Dekker J. Clinical databases in physical therapy. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. 2007;23(3):153-167.

Swinkels ICS, Hart DL, Deutscher D, van den Bosch WJH, Dekker J, de Bakker DH, van den Ende CHM. Comparing patient characteristics and treatment processes in patients receiving physical therapy in the United States, Israel and the Netherlands. Cross sectional analyses of data from three clinical databases. BMC Health Services Research 2008;8:163.

Wang YC, Hart DL, Cook KF, Mioduski JE. Translating shoulder computerized adaptive testing generated outcome measures into clinical practice. J Hand Therapy. 2010;23(4):372-83.

Wang YC, Hart DL, Mioduski JE. Characteristics of patients seeking outpatient rehabilitation for pelvic floor dysfunction. Phys Ther. 2012;92(9):1160-74.

Wang YC, Hart DL, Stratford PW, Mioduski JE. Baseline dependency of minimal clinically important improvement. Phys Ther, 2011;91(5):675-688.

Wang YC, Hart DL, Stratford PW, Mioduski JE. Clinical interpretation of computerized adaptive test outcomes measures in patients with foot/ankle impairments. JOSPT. 2009;39(10:753-764.

Wang YC, Hart DL, Stratford PW, Mioduski JE. Clinical interpretation of a lower-extremity functional scale-derived computerized adaptive test. Phys Ther. 2009;89(9):957-968.

Wang YC, Hart DL, Stratford PW, Mioduski JE. Clinical interpretation of computerized adaptive test-generated outcome measures in patients with knee impairments. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2009;90(8):1340-8.

Wang YC, Hart DL, Werneke MW, Stratford PW, Mioduski JE. Clinical interpretation of outcomes measures generated from a lumbar computerized adaptive test. Phys Ther. 2010;90(9):1323-1335.

Wang YC, Hart DL, Deutscher D, Yen SC, Mioduski JE. Psychometric properties and practicability of the self-report Urinary Incontinence Questionnaire (UIQ) in patients with Pelvic Floor Dysfunction (PFD) seeking outpatient rehabilitation. Phys Ther. 2013; 93(8):1116-29.

Werneke MW, Hart DL, Cutrone G, Oliver D, McGill T, Grigsby D, Ward J, Weinberg J, Oswald W. Association between directional preference and centralization in patients with low back pain. JOSPT. 2011;41(1):22-31.

Werneke MW, Hart DL, Deutscher D, Stratford PW. Clinician’s ability to identify neck and low back interventions: an inter-rater chance-corrected agreement study. JMMT. 2011;19(3):172-181.

Werneke MW, Hart DL, George SZ, Deutscher D, Stratford PW. Change in somatization or depressive symptoms affects functional status change in patients with lumbar impairments. JOSPT. 2011;41(12):969-980.

Werneke MW, Hart DL, Oliver D, McGill T, Grigsby D, Ward J, Weinberg J, Oswald W, Cutrone G. Prevalence of classification methods for patients with lumbar impairments using the McKenzie Syndromes, Pain Pattern, Manipulation and Stabilization Clinical Prediction Rules. J Manipulation Manual Treatment. 2010;18(4):197-204.

Werneke MW, Hart DL, Resnik L, Stratford PW, Reyes A. Centralization: prevalence and effect on treatment outcomes using a standardized operational definition and measurement method. JOSPT. 2008;38(3):116-125.

Werneke MW, Hart DL, George SZ, Stratford PW, Matheson JW, Keyes A. Clinical outcomes for patients classified by fear-avoidance beliefs and centralization phenomenon. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2009;90:768-777.

White LJ, Velozo CA. The use of Rasch measurement to improve the Oswestry classification scheme. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2002;83(6):822-833.

Werneke, MW, Deutscher, D, Hart DL, Stratford, PW et al. McKenzie Lumbar Classification: Inter-Rater Agreement by Physical Therapists with Different Levels of Formal McKenzie Post-graduate Training. Spine 2014;39:E182-E190.

Edmond S, Cutrone G, Werneke MW et al. Association between Directional Preference and Centralization; and Pain and Functional Outcomes in Patients with Neck Pain. JOSPT 2014;44:68-75.

Deutscher D, Werneke M, Gottlieb D, Fritz J, Resnik L.  Physical Therapists' Level of McKenzie Education, Functional Outcomes, and Utilization in Patients with Low Back Pain  JOSPT, 2014 Dec:44(12): 925-935

Childs D, Harman J, Rodeghero J, Horn M, George S.  Implications of Practice Setting on Clinical Outcomes and Efficiency of Care in the Delivery of Physical Therapy Services JOSPT, 2014: 44(12):955-963

Werneke M, Deutscher D, Hart D, Stratford P, Ladin J, Weinberg J, Herbowy S, Reskik L.  McKenzie Lumbar Classification: Inter-rater Agreement by Physical Therapists With Different Levels of Formal McKenzie Postgraduate Training  Spine Journal,  2014 Feb:39(3): 182-190 

Saban, B, Deutscher D, Ziv T.   Deep massage to posterior calf muscles in combination with neural mobilization exercises as a treatment for heel pain: A pilot randomized clinical trial.  Manual Therapy (2013),http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.math.2013.08.001

Wang YC, Hart DL, Mioduski J.   Characteristics of patients seeking outpatient rehabilitation for pelvic floor dysfunction. Physical Therapy 2012;92(9):1160-1174

Wang et al., The development and psychometric properties of the patient self-report neck functional status questionnaire (NFSQ) JOSPT 2015,45:683-692

Wang YC, Deutscher D et al.  The self-report fecal incontinence and constipation questionnaire in patients with pelvic-floor dysfunction seeking outpatient rehabilitation. Physical Therapy 2014;94:273-288 

Rodeghero J, et al., The Impact of physical therapy residency or fellowship educaton on clinical outcomes for patients wih musculoskeletal conditions JOSPT 2015,45(2):86-96

Schmitt, J. Abbot, J. Global Ratings of Change Do Not Accurately Reflect Functional Change Over Time in Clinical Practice JOSPT, 2015;45(2):106–111.

Rodeghero JR, et al., Risk stratification of patients with lowback pain seen in physical therapy practice, Manual Therapy, 2015,20(6):855-860.

Letters to Editor:

  • Werneke MW. Correspondence: A proposed set of metrics for standardized outcome reporting in the management of low back pain. Acta Orthopaedica 2016;87(1):88-90.

Abstracts of National Presentations:

  1. Brooks J. Physical therapy outcomes by referral source in patients with low back pain. CSM 2008.

  2. Brooks J, Hart DL. Use of outcomes analyses to direct continuing education needs for physical therapists. CSM 1999.

  3. Cook CE, Hart DL. Determining best practices through outcomes for therapists treating patients with low back impairments. CSM 1999.

  4. Deutscher D, Hart D. Longitudinal and construct validity of a computerized adaptive testing functional status outcome measure. WCPT 2007.

  5. Deutscher D, Hart DL, Horn S, Dickstein R, Gutvirtz M. Implementing an integrated electronic outcomes and electronic health record process to create a foundation for clinical practice improvement. WCPT 2007.

  6. Deutscher D, Horn S, Dickstein R, Hart DL, Smout R, Gutvirtz M, Ariel A. Associations between treatment processes, patient characteristics and outcomes in outpatient physical therapy. CSM 2010.

  7. George S, Beneciuk J, Valencia C, Coronada R, Hart DL. Depressive symptoms influence musculoskeletal pain intensity more than anatomical location for patients seeking outpatient physical therapy. ISAP 2010 World Congress.

  8. Gozalo P, Hart DL, Resnik L. Benchmarking outpatient rehabilitation clinics. CSM 2010.

  9. Hart DL. Assessment of unidimensionality of physical functioning in patients receiving therapy in acute, orthopedic outpatient centers. CSM 2000.

  10. Hart DL. Computerized adaptive administration of an index of functional health status to improve patient management. CSM 2001.

  11. Hart DL. Computerized adaptive testing: application in outcomes measurement. CSM 2002.

  12. Hart DL. Construct validity of a measure of physical functional health status. APTA 2001.

  13. Hart DL. Development of an index of functional health status. CSM 2001.

  14. Hart DL. Demographic variables related to outcome in acute orthopedic rehabilitation. ACRM 1997.

  15. Hart DL. Development of an index for functional health status in rehabilitation. 3rd International Outcome Measurement Conference 2000.

  16. Hart DL. Effect of change in health status prior to rehabilitation on clinical outcomes. APTA 2000.

  17. Hart DL. Effect of medication use on change in health status. APTA 2000.

  18. Hart DL. Equating Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability Questionnaire and Neck Disability Index into a functional health status item bank. CSM 2003.

  19. Hart DL. Hierarchical order and unidimensionality of the SF-36 physical functioning scale in patients with cervical or lumbar syndromes. ACRM 1998.

  20. Hart DL. Improving the precision of measures of physical functional health status. APTA 2001.

  21. Hart DL. Effect of risk adjustment on practice patterns for low back pain. CSM 1998.

  22. Hart DL. Geographic differences in rehabilitation outcomes. CSM 1998.

  23. Hart DL. Orthotics & Prosthetics National Office Outcomes Tool (OPOT): Initial reliability and validity. CSM 2000.

  24. Hart DL. Predictive validity of a patient self-report outcomes process. CSM 2004.

  25. Hart DL. Unidimensionality testing of the Spinal Function Sort. CSM 2004.

  26. Hart DL. Validity and relative precision of a health status measure: comparison of Likert and Rasch scoring models. CSM 2002.

  27. Hart DL, Amato A, Marino MJ. Managing a practice using a P&L and patient outcomes. CSM 1998.

  28. Hart DL, Connolly JB, Scott K, Werneke MW. Development of an outcomes-based pay-for-performance process for outpatient physical and occupational therapy. CSM 2007.

  29. Hart DL, Connolly JB, Scott K, Werneke MW. Feasibility of implementing an outcomes-based pay-for-performance process for outpatient physical and occupational therapy: Medicare Part B. CSM 2007.

  30. Hart DL, Connolly JB, Scott K, Werneke MW. Using an outcomes-based pay-for-performance process for outpatient therapy to encourage evidence-based treatment: a real data simulation. WCPT 2007.

  31. Hart DL, Cook K, Mioduski J, Teal C. Assessing functional outcomes measures for people with shoulder impairments through computerized adaptive testing. CSM 2005.

  32. Hart DL, Dobrzykowski EA. Development of a rehabilitation outcomes measurement tool for post acute rehab: preliminary results. CSM 1998.

  33. Hart DL, Dobrzykowski EA. Effect of exercise history on clinical outcomes. CSM 1999.

  34. Hart DL, Dobrzykowski EA. Effect of orthopedic specialist certification on clinical outcomes. CSM 1999.

  35. Hart DL, Dobrzykowski EA. Patterns of outcomes for patients with carpal tunnel syndromes. CSM 1998.

  36. Hart DL, Dobrzykowski EA. Response consistency in patient self-report of health status. CSM 2000.

  37. Hart DL, Kosinski M. SF-12 & SF-36 physical functioning scales comparison in patients receiving therapy. APTA 1998.

  38. Hart DL, Mioduski J, Werneke MW, Stratford P. Using computerized adaptive testing to improve the efficiency of outcomes data collection. WCPT 2007.

  39. Hart DL, Mioduski J, Stratford P. Improving functional outcomes measures for people with lower extremity impairments through computerized adaptive testing. CSM 2005.

  40. Hart DL, Werneke MW, George SZ. Fear-avoidance beliefs of physical activities and risk-adjusted functional status for patients with lumbar impairments. CSM 2010.

  41. Jewell DV, Riddle DL. Mobilization and exercise increases the likelihood of a meaningful improvement in disability in patients with sciatica. CSM 2004.

  42. Resnik L. Use of outcomes measurement for identification of therapists with clinical expertise. CSM 2003.

  43. Resnik L. Use of clinical outcomes data for physical therapist provider profiling. Quality and Patient Safety, 2003.

  44. Resnik L, Hart DL. Methodology for profiling outpatient rehabilitation clinics based upon patient outcomes. CSM 2004.

  45. Resnik L, Feng Z, Hart DL. Delegation of care to support personnel in outpatient physical therapy: implications for quality and efficiency. AcademyHealth 2005.

  46. Hart DL, Connolly JB, Scott K, Werneke MW. Development of an outcomes-based pay-for-performance process for outpatient physical and occupational therapy. AcademyHealth 2006. http://www.academyhealth.org/2006/abstracts/PartII/QualityMeasuringReportingRewardingPerformance.pdf

  47. Resnik L, Liu D, Mor V, Normand S, Hart DL. Profiling providers of outpatient physical therapy. AcademyHealth 2006.https://www.academyhealth.org/files/2006/abstracts/PartII/QualityMeasuringImprovingQuality.pdf

  48. Resnik L, Liu D, Mor V, Normand S, Hart DL. Provider profiling of outpatient physical therapy practices. CSM 2007.

  49. Werneke MW, Hart DL, Cutrone G, McGill T, Oliver D, Weinberg J. Prevalence and prognostic validity of directional preference determined during the examination of patients with lumbar impairments. CMS 2010.

  50. Werneke MW, Hart DL, Cutrone G, McGill T, Oliver D, Weinberg J. Prevalence of classification methods for patients with lumbar impairments using the McKenzie system and pain pattern classification when patients are grouped by spinal manipulation or stabilization clinical prediction rules. CMS 2010.

  51. Wang YC, Deutscher D, Yen SC, Mioduski JE. The self-report Fecal Incontinence and Constipation Questionnaire (FICQ) in patients with Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), Orlando, FL, Nov 14, 2013.

Masters Theses:

  1. Bruce JA, Eppers BC, VanHiel LR. Investigating physical therapy treatment outcomes for patients with shoulder pathology: is reimbursement type a factor? North Georgia College & State University, 1999.

  2. Chism K. Differences in perceived treatment outcomes in patients with low back pain based on amount of delay of physical therapy intervention. Southwest Texas State University, 1998.

  3. Schwanz LA. Health status, goal attainment, and number of visits of knee impaired physical therapy patients: a comparison of HMO vs. fee-for-service insurance plans. Southwest Texas State University, 1998.

Doctoral Dissertations:

  1. White LJ. Measuring outcomes in patients with low back pain. University of Chicago, 1998.

  2. Resnik Mellion L. Clinician and organizational factors associated with outcomes effectiveness in the treatment of patients with low back pain. Nova Southeastern University, 2002.

  3. Jewell DRV. Practice variation in physical therapy: Development of a causal model using the disorders adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder and sciatica. Virginia Commonwealth University, 2003.

  4. Lehman LA. Responsiveness comparison of two upper extremity outcome measures. University of Florida, 2008.

  5. Deutscher D. Patient Characteristics, Treatment Processes and Functional Outcomes, in Outpatient Physical Therapy Clinics. University of Haifa, Israel, 2010.

Articles and Abstracts Appearing in Non-refereed Journals:

  1. Brooks J. Measuring up. FOTO’s services improve care. Advance for Directors in Rehabilitation. February 1998, p. 66.

  2. Cook C. Use of outcomes to determine best practices for therapists treating patients with low back impairments. Medical Outcomes Trust Bulletin. 1998;6(2):6.

  3. Hart DL. Effect of risk-adjustment on disability tables. PT Magazine. November 1997, p. 36.

  4. Hart DL, Geril AC, Pfohl RL. Outcomes process in daily practice. PT Magazine. September, 1997;68-77.

  5. Kaplan S. Use of external benchmarking in patients with low back impairments receiving workers’ compensation benefits. Medical Outcomes Trust Bulletin. 1998;6(2):4.

  6. Porter R. Feeling the squeeze. As MCOs continue to cut costs, protect yourself with outcomes. Advance for Directors in Rehabilitation. October 1999, pp. 14-17.

Poster Presentations at National Conferences

  1. Vraa, DL. Clinical Justification to include thoracic and rib manipulations on a patient with shoulder pain who does not meet a clinical prediction rule: A single case study. CSM 2014

  2. Werneke MW et al. Prevalence of Classification Methods for Patients with Lumbar Impairments using the McKenzie System, Pain Pattern, Manipulation and Stabilization Clinical Prediction Rules . McKenzie Conference Baltimore 2010.

  3. Vraa, DL.Clinical Rationale to Use Dry Needling for Recalcitrant Lumbar Radiculopathy: A Case Study . AAOMPT conference, Louisville, Oct 2015