Practice Leadership Podcast: More Than 45 Years of Physical Therapy Expertise | Rick Shutes

This week, on the EIM Practice Leadership Podcast, we bring on one of the “Fathers” of private practice in physical therapy: Rick Shutes.

Rick is the CEO and President of PhysicalTherapist.com, the CEO of STRIVE! Physical Therapy Centers, the CEO of Strive! Pain & Spine Center, the CEO of Great Northern Rehab, and the CEO of GNR Health Systems…

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Practice Leadership Podcast: Practice Leadership Tips with Dr. Mike Weinper | Healthcare | Worker’s Comp | PTPN

This week, on the EIM Practice Leadership Podcast, we bring on another legend in Physical Therapy: Dr. Mike Weinper.  Mike is the president and CEO of PTPN and also a private practice owner.  Mike has been instrumental in practice leadership, innovation, legislative and political issues, healthcare reform, and a number of other areas where he’s had the opportunity to…

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Practice Leadership Podcast: 38 Years of Physical Therapy Wisdom with Connie Hauser

This week on the EIM Practice Leadership Podcast, we are joined by Connie Hauser, who is a legend in the world of physical therapy in Kentucky.  Connie was awarded as the “Most Outstanding PT in Kentucky,” she’s been on the APTA Board of Directors, and was awarded with the Robert G. Dicus Award.

Connie shares how she built her…

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About Time: #physicaltherapy Lynchpin Middleman of Middlemen’s Horrific Ways Exposed via Lawsuit

Thanks goodness for our comrades in California, specifically the Independent Physical Therapists of California (iPTCA).
This blog has unabashadly exposed #physicaltherapy Middlemen for years-those companies who extract value and enrich themselves at the expense of patients, PT clinics, and employers while driving up worker’s compensation costs per episode of care.  For a background, check out the following posts…

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Practice Leadership Podcast: Interviews from the APTA Combined Sections Meeting

This week on the EIM Practice Leadership Podcast, Dr. Larry Benz co-hosts with Dr. Gene Shirokobrod from Therapy Insiders to bring you a podcast that was filmed live, on location, from the APTA Combined Sections Meeting.

Larry and Gene interview multiple experts in our industry to bring you stories, lessons learned, and tips from the largest conference in the…

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The Case Against Empathy #physicaltherapy

This blog has explored empathy in depth over the years.  There has been a recent trend led in part by Yale psychologist Dr. Paul Bloom and his new book Against Empathy that calls into question the use of empathy. Through the use of clinical cases and compelling and logical arguments, Dr. Bloom believes that however while well-intentioned, empathy is…

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Practice Leadership Podcast: High-End Physical Therapy with Karen Litzy

We have another special episode this week as Larry is live on location in New York with Karen Litzy! Karen is the host of the podcast: “Healthy, Wealthy, and Smart” and has, not only been in the practice of physical therapy, but also in the media relations side of PT. Karen is now focused on the home care side of…

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