Occupational therapy

Athletico Physical Therapy Opens in Byron

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 7:07pm

BYRON, Ill., Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Athletico Physical Therapy has opened a new location in Byron, Illinois, located next to the Byron Public Library and across the street from the County Market.

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  • BYRON, Ill., Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Athletico Physical Therapy has opened a new location in Byron, Illinois, located next to the Byron Public Library and across the street from the County Market.
  • In addition to in-clinic treatment at the Byron clinic, Athletico is also offering telehealth virtual treatment options where patients can connect with a physical therapist through a secure online video chat.
  • "Byron is a small, tight knit community and the addition of this Athletico clinic will allow me to make an immediate impact on members of the community," said Byron Cann, PT, DPT, MTC, CMTPT and Clinic Manager of Athletico Byron.
  • Services available at Athletico Byron include:
    Physical therapy Our physical therapists treat you to reduce pain, improve or restore mobility, and to help you remain at your optimal health without further risk of injury.

New Study Validates SWORD Health as the Market Leader in Cost Savings and Clinical Outcomes

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

On average, SWORD delivers a savings per member per year of $2,472 10% greater savings than its nearest competitor.

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  • On average, SWORD delivers a savings per member per year of $2,472 10% greater savings than its nearest competitor.
  • The industry-leading clinical outcomes and financial savings we achieve are a direct result of that, said Virglio Bento, founder and CEO of SWORD Health.
  • As the only MSK solution to have received both Level 1 and Level 2 certifications, SWORD health is the clear leader in cost savings and in clinical outcomes.
  • SWORD Health is doing amazing work and we congratulate them on earning both a savings and outcomes validation in the MSK category.

Coastline College Receives John Stauffer Charitable Trust Grant to Develop Human Cadaver Lab at the Newport Beach Campus

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:30pm

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Coastline College was awarded a grant totaling $366,265 from the John Stauffer Charitable Trust that will allow the College to develop a human cadaver lab program.

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  • ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Coastline College was awarded a grant totaling $366,265 from the John Stauffer Charitable Trust that will allow the College to develop a human cadaver lab program.
  • The John Stauffer Charitable Trust is a private foundation based in Pasadena and established in 1974 under the Will of John Stauffer.
  • Mr. Stauffer was the principal officer and shareholder of the former Stauffer Chemical Co., founded in San Francisco in the 1880's.
  • "The Biological Science and Allied Health Department at Coastline is so appreciative of the John Stauffer Charitable Trust grant to fund the building of a lab in his honor.

New York State Occupational Therapy Association Announces Opening of 2021 Conference Registration

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 11:00pm

CHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The New York State Occupational Therapy Association (NYSOTA) announced the dates of their 2021 annual conference on November 12th, 13th and 14th 2021.

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  • CHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The New York State Occupational Therapy Association (NYSOTA) announced the dates of their 2021 annual conference on November 12th, 13th and 14th 2021.
  • Founded in 1959, the New York State Occupational Therapy Association (NYSOTA) is the primary professional organization representing over 22,000 occupational therapy practitioners and students in New York State.
  • NYSOTA collaborates with national professional organizations, New York State professional associations, and New York State governmental agencies to protect the integrity of the occupational therapy profession and assure consumer access to quality occupational therapy services.
  • Michelle Scanlon, New York State Occupational Therapy Association, +1 (518) 301-9187, nysota@gmail.com
    Madelyn McCarthy, New York State Occupational Therapy Association, (401) 965-2977, mmccarthy2@uri.edu

Husson University Pharmacy Students to Thank Vaccination Heroes

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 5:34pm

In an effort to show appreciation for their past and current service to our state, Husson University pharmacy students will be sending thank you cards to members of the Maine pharmacy community.

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  • In an effort to show appreciation for their past and current service to our state, Husson University pharmacy students will be sending thank you cards to members of the Maine pharmacy community.
  • The importance of the services provided by members of the pharmacy community was not lost on the students at the Husson University School of Pharmacy.
  • Husson Universitys School of Pharmacy prepares students for rewarding careers in the diverse field of pharmacy through rigorous academic coursework and hands-on practical experience.
  • The School of Pharmacy is just one of several schools that are a part of Husson Universitys College of Health and Pharmacy.

Athletico Physical Therapy Opens in Coppell

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

COPPELL, Texas, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Athletico Physical Therapy has opened a new location in Coppell, Texas, located in Eleanor's Square near the Pure Barre.

Key Points: 
  • COPPELL, Texas, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Athletico Physical Therapy has opened a new location in Coppell, Texas, located in Eleanor's Square near the Pure Barre.
  • In addition to in-clinic treatment at the Coppell clinic, Athletico is also offering telehealth virtual treatment options where patients can connect with a physical therapist through a secure online video chat.
  • "I have been a part of the Athletico team for many years, serving different communities and a variety of patients," said Matt Thompson, PT, DPT and Clinic Manager of Athletico Coppell.
  • Services available at Athletico Coppell include:
    Physical therapy Our physical therapists treat you to reduce pain, improve or restore mobility, and to help you remain at your optimal health without further risk of injury.

Pharnext: Data from First Phase III Clinical Study of PXT3003 in Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 1A, the PLEO-CMT Trial, Published in the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 5:07pm

Pharnext: Data from First Phase III Clinical Study of PXT3003 in Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 1A, the PLEO-CMT Trial, Published in the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases

Key Points: 
  • Pharnext: Data from First Phase III Clinical Study of PXT3003 in Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 1A, the PLEO-CMT Trial, Published in the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases
    Dissemination of a French Regulatory News, transmitted by EQS Group.
  • This extension study is still ongoing, and 130 patients are still receiving treatment with high-dose PXT3003.
  • The second international, randomized, double-blind, two-arm placebo-controlled Phase III study of PXT3003, the PREMIER trial, was initiated in March 2021 in the U.S.
  • PXT3003 has shown promising and consistent results across preclinical and clinical studies in Phase II and Phase III (PLEO-CMT and PLEO-CMT-FU).

Bierman ABA Autism Center Launches First Arizona Center

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 4:30pm

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bierman ABA Autism Center is excited to announce the opening of its first Arizona location in Scottsdale. This new location will provide care to children diagnosed with autism between the ages of 2 to 8. Services include ABA therapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy. The center is designed to enhance one-on-one therapy sessions, as well as having playrooms and outdoor spaces to build gross and motor skills. In addition to therapy services, Bierman offers family resources and training to help each family meet their goals. Bierman's clinical team focuses on everyday successes that lead to long-term successes. This center accepts a variety of health insurances.

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  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Bierman ABA Autism Center is excited to announce the opening of its first Arizona location in Scottsdale.
  • Bierman ABA Autism Center is a place where the children engage in natural play to learn foundational skills they can build on such as self-advocacy and communication.
  • As a long-term Arizona resident, I am excited to see Bierman help so many families within our community."
  • About Bierman ABA Autism Center:
    Founded in 2006, Bierman ABA Autism Center is a leading provider in research-based ABA therapy to children diagnosed with autism.

Bryant & Stratton College Announces New OTA Program Degree Path

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 10:00am

Offering greater flexibility than the standard healthcare degree program, the College believes that the new degree path will make it easier for those interested in the OTA field to pursue higher education without compromising or sacrificing any current work or personal obligations.

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  • Offering greater flexibility than the standard healthcare degree program, the College believes that the new degree path will make it easier for those interested in the OTA field to pursue higher education without compromising or sacrificing any current work or personal obligations.
  • "At Bryant & Stratton College, our priority is to create programs where earning a degree is an achievable dream for students of all backgrounds including those juggling responsibilities like work, school, and home lives," said Dr. Amanda Maas, B&SC OTA Program Director.
  • Founded in 1854, Bryant & Stratton College has built its reputation and success on a commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • In addition to access to education, Bryant & Stratton College offers students access to tools to help ensure their greatest chance at success through their Career LifePrep program.

Stephen K. Klasko Announces Retirement Plans

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 7:36pm

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight years after being named President of Thomas Jefferson University and CEO of Jefferson Health, Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, will retire from his position, effective December 31, 2021.

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  • PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight years after being named President of Thomas Jefferson University and CEO of Jefferson Health, Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, will retire from his position, effective December 31, 2021.
  • Together we have re-imagined what health, education and research can be for the future, and I believe Jefferson is on course to lead that revolution," Klasko said.
  • Klasko secured a $110 million gift, Jefferson's largest ever, to rename Jefferson Medical College to Sidney Kimmel Medical College.
  • In commenting on his planned retirement, Klasko noted, "I am so proud of what we've been able to accomplish at Jefferson.