Dr. Brendan Sullivan
PT, DPT, OCS, MTC, MSCS, CSCS
Founder | Empire Health & Wellness Center
Dr. Brendan Sullivan, PT, DPT, OCS, MTC, MSCS, CSCS, began practicing physical therapy in 1997 after graduating from Utica College of Syracuse University. He is an ABPTS Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) and a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA. He is a member of the APTA—serving on the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) NY Advisory Committee—and the New York Physical Therapy Association’s (NYPTA) Public Policy Committee. He currently chairs the Opioid Alternative Task Force. In 2001, Brendan opened the Empire Health & Wellness Center in 2001 in Latham, NY. In 2016, he was named the Arthritis Foundation’s Medical Honoree for their upstate NY Walk to Cure Arthritis. More recently, he became a multiple sclerosis certified specialist (MSCS), manual therapy certified (MTC), and graduated from EIM’s Institute of Health Professions with his clinical doctorate. He is currently a fellow in training with Bellin College/Evidence in Motion.
Saturday, September 21, 2019
PT Advocacy: Turning Advocacy into Achievement
Instruction Level: Intermediate
- Describe how outcomes can illustrate the value of physical therapy services to stakeholders.
- Articulate the historical relationship between WC reimbursement and commercial plan payment rates.
- Identify key stakeholders with whom you can collaborate—as well as data sources available to facilitate discussions and build relationships.
- Identify the perspective of fellow stakeholders and key metrics that they use to define success.
- Explain the three pillars of the Triple Aim initiative and their relationship to implementing a public policy advocacy campaign.