The Role Aquatic Therapy Can Play in Accountable Care Organizations Addressed in HydroWorx Sponsored Webinar

On March 18, 2014, the Affordable Care Act as it pertains to aquatic therapy will be addressed during a free webinar sponsored by HydroWorx and led by Pinnacle Health System PT and ATC Manager of Outpatient Rehab Services Ted Yanchuleff.

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The webinar is ideal for all clinicians working or planning to work with an aquatic medium in healthcare organizations throughout the nation.

Middletown, PA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014

As the healthcare environment changes, there are many questions regarding the roles and requirements surrounding physical therapy. Specifically, many organizations that provide therapeutic treatment solutions for men, women and children requiring rehabilitation have questions as to how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will impact aquatic therapy practices.

A free National Rural Hospital Association (NRHA) webinar sponsored by HydroWorx entitled “The Changing Healthcare Environment: Is There a Role for Aquatic Therapy?” will address these concerns, as well as provide invaluable suggestions for attendees. The webinar will be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT.

Presented by Ted Yanchuleff, PT and ATC Manager of Outpatient Rehab Services for the Pinnacle Health System, “The Changing Healthcare Environment: Is There a Role for Aquatic Therapy?” will cover pertinent topics including:

  •     the concept and development of ACO organizations
  •     the role aquatic therapy can play in this new environment
  •     the potential benefits aquatic therapy may offer
  •     the implications that the Affordable Care Act may have on an aquatic therapy programming

The webinar is ideal for all clinicians working or planning to work with an aquatic medium in healthcare organizations throughout the nation. Registration can be made at http://ww2.hydroworx.com/webinar-aco.

About the Presenter: Ted Yanchuleff
As the Manager of Outpatient Rehab Services for the Central Pennsylvania Pinnacle Health System, Ted Yanchuleff controls seven rehab outpatient sites, three of which offer aquatic therapy services. He is both a physical therapist and certified athletic trainer with a master’s degree in Public Administration, and has more than 30 years of healthcare management experience with large hospital systems. Ted has served on the State Board of Physical Therapy for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and has taught as an adjunct physical therapy professor for the Lebanon Valley College Doctorate Program for the past decade.

About HydroWorx
HydroWorx, based in Middletown, Pennsylvania, offers a wide range of underwater treadmill therapy pools, and peripheral products and services. Every day, more than 23,000 athletes and patients use HydroWorx technology to recover from injuries and health conditions.

More information about HydroWorx’s upcoming webinars, as well as archived webcasts from previous events, can be found by visiting http://www.hydroworx.com/research-education/webinar_webcasts.aspx.

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