A Comparison of Health Care Use for Physician-Referred and Self-Referred Episodes of Outpatient Physical Therapy
Des Moines, IA US
April 6, 2012
Healthcare providers and researchers.
- Define the importance of health services research.
- Describe the significant differences between physician referred and self-referred episodes of physical therapy services.
- Distinguish between cost-effectiveness and resource-use of health services.
- Identify relevant health services research topics.
Pamela A. Duffy, PT, PhD, MEd, OCS, RP, FAPTA
Assistant Professor, Public Health Program, Des Moines University
Des Moines University
3200 Grand AvenueStudent Education Center #115
Des Moines, IA 50312
- 1.00 CE Contact Hours