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Practice Leadership Podcast: #physicaltherapy Predictions Post-Covid, Part 1

May 28, 2020 • Business • Larry Benz

On this week’s Practice Leadership podcast, Larry Benz, PT, DPT, OCS, MBA, MAPP, the CEO of Confluent Health, has compiled his new list of post-Covid predictions for the physical therapy profession.

Post-Covid Predictions:

  1. Conferences and education will/should change to a hybrid model that allows learning to happen online, reducing the amount of onsite contact
  2. There will be regulatory impacts that will cause higher costs to the clinic
  3. Integration of delivery systems, like Telehealth, to augment but not replace physical therapy
  4. PT staffing models are going to change with the better understanding of labor costs
  5. The financial acumen of the average physical therapy practice is going to need to increase to stay competitive





Listen to part 2 of this podcast series here.

Larry Benz

Dr. Larry Benz, DPT, OCS, MBA, MAPP, is the President/CEO of Confluent Health. He is nationally recognized for his expertise in private practice physical therapy and occupational medicine. Dr. Benz’s current areas of interest include conducting research and integrating empathy, compassion, and positive psychology interventions within physical therapy. He released a book on September 15,...

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