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December 2018/January 2019

CALLING UNCLE SAM AND ALEXA

Discusses how Federal programs and technology developments in the private sector have an impact on health care. Read More

 

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PRESIDENT’S CORNER—ASAHP MEMBER FOCUS

Brooke Hallowell, Dean of Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies at Springfield College, is featured in this issue of TRENDS. Read More

 

FEDERAL BUDGET AND THE OPERA

An inability to appropriate funds in a timely manner often leads to a shutdown of portions of the federal government apart from the annual operatic aspects of trying to agree on how much to spend and for which purposes. Read More

 

HEALTH REFORM DEVELOPMENTS

Describes how regulations and challenges to parts of health reform legislation are referred to the federal courts to reach a resolution. Read More

 

DEVELOPMENTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Indicates proposed goals by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education on how to rethink higher education in general and accreditation in particular. Read More

QUICK STAT (SHORT, TIMELY, AND TOPICAL)

  • Lower Wages And Benefits Of Female Health Care Workers 

  • Physical Therapy In Relation To Opioid Usage 

  • Robotic Activity Support System For Elderly Patients With Dementia 

  • Research On Roundworms May Lead To Motor Function Improvement In Humans Read More

 

AVAILABLE RESOURCES ACCESSIBLE ELECTRONICALLY

  • Faculty Attitudes On Academic Technology

  • State Strategies For Establishing Connections To Health Care for Justice-Involved Populations: The Central Role Of Medicaid

  • Public Health Trends Plaguing The U.S. Population Read More

 

DETECTING BS IN HEALTH CARE

A noticeable amount of BS exists in the world including in health care, but a detection instrument is available to root out preposterous claims. Read More

 

PHYSICAL THERAPY AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY GUIDELINES

A settlement made it possible to revise therapy guidelines to increase the number of visits with beneficiaries to improve patient care. Read More

 

2018-2019 ASSOCIATION CALENDAR OF EVENTS

February 2019Institutional Profile Survey To Be Conducted

October 16-18, 2019—ASAHP Annual Conference in Charleston, SC

October 26-30, 2020—ASAHP Annual Conference in Long Beach, CA


TRENDS is the official newsletter of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (122 C St. NW, Suite 200, Washington, D.C., 20001. Tel: 202-237-6481) Trends is published 10 times each year and is available on the Association’s website at www.asahp.org. For more information, contact the editor, Thomas W. Elwood, Dr.PH.


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