FOTO Releases Speaker Lineup for 2013 Outcomes Conference

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Many of the world’s leading researchers in therapy will present to physical and occupational therapists their latest findings in improving patient care and getting ready for a pay-for-performance reimbursement model.

Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc. (FOTO) has finalized the speaker lineup for the therapy industry’s only conference dedicated to the science of improving physical and occupational therapy outcomes. The conference is scheduled for April 12-14, 2013, at the University of Tennessee Conference Center in downtown Knoxville.

Topics will center on using outcomes data to improve patient treatment, getting ready for a pay-for-performance reimbursement model, and learning to communicate to payer and referral sources the science of outcomes data. Other topics will cover more practical matters of how to implement an outcomes system, how to market your business with outcomes, and how to better negotiate with payers.

“We have an outstanding lineup of speakers who will share with you best practices to
implement an outcomes system and grow your business!”, says Curtis Jones, COO of FOTO.

Here is the speaker lineup:
Implementing an Outcomes System

  • Scott Silvey, PT, Group VP, Nueterra Physical Therapy
  • Joe Goodwin PT, OCS, CFMT, Richardson Spine and Sports Therapy

Improving patient treatment with outcomes

  • Daniel Deutscher, PT, PhD, Maccabi Health Systems
  • Mark Werneke MS, PT, Dip. MDT, CentraState Medical Center
  • John D. Childs, PT, PhD, MBA, Associate Professor, US Army-Baylor University

Outcomes and Reimbursement

  • Linda Resnik, PT, PhD, Brown University
  • Nancy Rothenberg, VP, Physical Therapy Provider Network (PTPN)
  • J.W. Matheson, DPT, EIP Consulting

Understanding the Science behind Outcomes
FOTO Research Advisory Board Members Panel Discussion

  • Linda Resnik, PT, PhD, Brown University
  • Karon Cook, PhD, Northwestern University
  • Daniel Deutscher, PT, PhD, Maccabi Health Systems, Tel-Aviv
  • Ying-Chih Wang, OTR, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Mark Werneke MS, PT, Dip. MDT, CentraState Medical Center
  • Steven George. PT, PhD, University of Florida

*Julie Fritz, PT, PhD, ATC, University of Utah College of Health

Conference Details:
When: April 12 – 14, 2013
Where: Knoxville, TN
Event Registration: Click Here

About FOTO:
FOTO is a Knoxville, TN, based corporation that has been continuously improving solutions that efficiently and reliably measure and report functional outcomes for the Rehab industry for 20 years. FOTO’s web-based solutions are risk-adjusted to enable fair and accurate measurement and predictions of the expected improvement in a patient’s functional status. Approximately 5 million patient surveys have been compiled in the FOTO database, and researchers have utilized FOTO data to publish over 85 articles on functional outcomes in refereed medical journals. These publications have led the way in enhancing the science of measuring outcomes and the use of outcomes in payment methodologies. FOTO is considered the standard in measuring functional outcomes in Rehabilitation.

Contact Information
Julie Emerick (julieemerick(at)fotoinc(dot)com)
FOTO, Inc.
http://patient-inquiry.com
800-482-3686

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