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Research Article  |   December 1985
Growth, Renewal, and Challenge: An Important Era for Occupational Therapy
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Carolyn Manville Baum, MA, OTR, FAOTA, is Director, Occupational Therapy Clinical Services, and Research Assistant Professor of Neurology, Irene Walter Johnson Institute of Rehabilitation, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, MO 63110
  • This paper is based on a presentation given in April 1985 at the 65th Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc., in Atlanta
    This paper is based on a presentation given in April 1985 at the 65th Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc., in Atlanta×
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Research Article   |   December 1985
Growth, Renewal, and Challenge: An Important Era for Occupational Therapy
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, December 1985, Vol. 39, 778-784. doi:10.5014/ajot.39.12.778
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, December 1985, Vol. 39, 778-784. doi:10.5014/ajot.39.12.778
Abstract

Occupational therapy is facing some important decisions as it approaches a changing health care system. By understanding the prospective payment system it is possible to promote occupational therapy services to a changing marketplace while avoiding major problems. Specific opportunities and strategies are defined to promote occupational therapy to new markets.