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AAPM&R’s Advocacy Strategy: Action with an Impact

Apr 19, 2016

The cover story of The Physiatrist - April issue, highlights the changes currently happening in the health care environment, the Academy’s advocacy strategy, and our 2016 accomplishments to date. Take a look at a preview below.

The changes occurring in health care are impacting the position and scope of the specialty, in addition to patient access. In short, your work as a physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) physician is at risk. However, if the specialty unites, engages, and takes proactive action, there are new opportunities for physiatrists to be successful in the future of health care. AAPM&R's advocacy approach is always about how we can positively impact change for the specialty and the patients you serve. The Academy is not just following issues, but actively participating in the discussions and advocating for the specialty...

Read the full article in your April issue of The Physiatrist!