Illinois lawmakers approved a bill during a House Health Care Availability and Accessibility Committee meeting last week that would clearly define the terms in which physical therapists (PTs) can practice telehealth. Rep. Lawrence Walsh (D-Joliet) said House Bill 5087 is an initiative from the American Physical Therapy Association, which supports telehealth regulation and services in … Read more

The¬†University of Arizona Health Sciences¬†received approval from the Arizona Board of Regents to launch three new degree programs aimed at addressing ongoing health care workforce shortages in the allied health fields of physical therapy, physician assistant and nurse-midwifery. Kevin C. Lohenry, PhD, PA-C, is assistant vice president for interprofessional education and director of the physician … Read more