Upland CA, November 1, 2017- BMS Practice Solutions is pleased to announce the recipient of its 2017 DPT Scholarship. This scholarship was established to recognize and support the future of outpatient physical therapists and their quest to make a difference in the lives of their patients and on the profession of physical therapy as a whole. Each applicant was asked to submit a video essay outlining his or her vision of how technology will transform the world of outpatient physical therapy. One applicant’s video stood out amongst the rest and we are proud to award $2000 to assist in his academic journey.
2017 Scholarship Recipient
Ake Paramadilok, Northwestern University
Quote from winning video: “In the next ten years I believe technology will increase our ability to provide excellent patient care in four ways: 1) Smart EMR system that operate similar to Google Home will allow for real time verbal documentation. 2) Advances in facial and body recognition technology will allow for range of motion and alignment measures to be made hands free and automatically upload into an EMR system. 3) Advances in manufacturing will make biometrics more affordable for outpatient clinics. 4) Digitization of outcome measures will allow for normative data to be shared globally.”
“We are pleasantly surprised by the interest in the scholarship and the quality of this year’s applicants and their passion for the future of physical therapy,” said John Wallace CEO of BMS Practice Solutions. “We are also thrilled to announce that we have decided to offer this scholarship annually to help support doctor of physical therapy students in their academic pursuits.”
About BMS Practice Solutions
BMS Practice Solutions provides state-of-the-art technology, professional guidance, and operational training to physical therapy practice owners and their clinical staff. The company’s proven EMR, scheduler, and practice management services transforms outpatient therapy practices of all sizes by creating a more clinically effective and business efficient practice. The company’s corporate headquarters are based in Upland, California with regional offices throughout the country.