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Archive of the posts written by author: Rachel Jermann.
Jun
14

RC 12-17: Relieving the Administrative Burden

This is post 11 of 11 in the series “2017 House of Delegates Preview” Sick of the mounting paperwork? Trying to keep your hours documenting to a minimum while still getting reimbursed? While the profession has always had to deal with denials and…

May
5

Where #GetPT1st Doesn’t Work: The Bottom Line

This year marks this image’s 10th birthday. It has been shared, tweeted, and promoted (without proper citation) with reckless abandonment by the physical therapy profession as how things should be. #GetPT1st. It works. We make health care cheaper! The image is not a…

Apr
27

#BadAssMary: Mary McMillan in 8 Memes

Mary McMillan is a founder and the first president of the American Physical Therapy Association. She wasn’t the first person to practice physical therapy, but as Mildred Elson stated in her 1964 McMillan lecture, “She thought in terms of the whole country and…