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Vol. 2, Issue 8
August 2014
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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What Value-Based Healthcare Means for You
Volunteer for Burke’s Annual Wheelchair Games
Burke to Host 3rd Annual Wound Healing Teaching Day
Study Participants Needed for Robot-Assisted Therapy Program
Spotlight On: Support Groups
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What Value-Based Healthcare Means for You
Healthcare spending in the U.S. is expected to reach nearly $5 trillion, or 20 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) by 2021. The causes are complex and include an aging population and a rise in the incidence of chronic disease and Medicare expenditures. The enactment of healthcare reform is...
Volunteer for Burke’s Annual Wheelchair Games
Each year, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital hosts the Wheelchair Games, bringing wheelchair athletes to this very special competition. Burke’s Wheelchair Games—which takes place on September 20 this year— gives those with physical impairments an opportunity to stay fit, enjoy sports, and...
Burke to Host 3rd Annual Wound Healing Teaching Day
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, in collaboration with Montefiore Department of Family & Social Medicine, will host the Bronx-Westchester Academy of Family Physician’s 3rd annual Wound Healing Teaching Day on Saturday, September 6, 2014...
Study Participants Needed for Robot-Assisted Therapy Program
Burke Medical Research Institute is currently accepting study participants for a FREE 12-week robot assisted therapy program which begins in September...
Spotlight On: Support Groups
Have you experienced a spinal cord injury—or are caring for someone who has? Do you have osteoporosis or aphasia? You may benefit from one of Burke’s many support groups...
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