VALENCIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bioness, Inc. announced that it has been named as a Strategic Business Partner by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Bioness joins a select roster of other companies from the therapeutic device and medical device and services industries that work with APTA to promote evidence-based innovations and expand access to therapy.
This partnership is a unique opportunity for Bioness to generate awareness and offer rehabilitation solutions to the 76,000 well-informed and influential current APTA members. Bioness’ Executive Vice President of Business Development and Marketing, George Gardiner, stated that this partnership will enable increased collaboration between industry and medical professionals challenged with treating millions of patients each year. “As well as opening up new possibilities for therapists who may not have previously used Bioness’ award-winning products, this partnership reinforces the importance of physical therapy in promoting long-term patient outcomes.”
Through its Strategic Business Partners Program, APTA seeks to enhance business relationships and develop meaningful partnerships with companies by offering services and marketing opportunities that provide benefits to its partners and constituents. As a 2015 Silver Level Partner, Bioness will be able to provide regular updates to the APTA and its members on the latest technology, clinical research and clinical best practices.
The American Physical Therapy Association is the official member organization for physical therapy professionals in the United States. Established in 1921, it now includes more than 76,000 members. The organization’s goal is to foster innovations in all areas of physical therapy. The Association is also a powerful lobbying force that advocates not only for advancing and expanding access to physical therapy, but public health issues, as well.
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