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Interview with Mike Eisenhart (a doer of extraordinary things)

 
On Tue. 5/22/18 I interviewed Mike Eisenhart, PT during our weekly 30 minute virtual lifestyle medicine mastermind meeting. Watch this preview video below and click here to receive the recording link and the login details to future sessions! 

(* Current ProactivePTcoach Mastermind members see our private Facebook group for recording) 

Mike’s two decades of experience in integrating lifestyle medicine into his daily practice and all he’s doing to improve patient outcomes is quite inspiring. We shared what Mike’s doing to create population health, emerging trends and opportunities with lifestyle medicine that don’t require a lot of time, staffing or overhead expense to implement but that create a huge ripple effect in a practice and the health professional lives who are involved with it.

Mike Eisenhart is a husband and father of three, a son, a brother to 5 and an uncle to many. Mike is also a physical therapist, a health consultant, Pro-Activity’s managing partner and a self-proclaimed mad scientist on the move; a passionate subject matter expert in the realms of injury and disease prevention, as well as human performance and achievement. Mike can usually be found pushing himself (and the status quo) either on behalf of his clients or in an effort to live his personal mission of being a “doer of extraordinary things”. 
 
Mike Eisenhart, PTMike Eisenhart is a leader in the physical therapy profession having held posts at the local, state and national levels for the American Physical Therapy association, the nation’s largest professional association for physical therapists including the role of President of the association’s NJ chapter from 2015 to 2017. 
 
In addition, as one of the profession’s top innovators, formally recognized in 2013 for work done on Pro-Activity’s Prevention Model, which he pioneered initially in 1999, Mike has written extensively ranging from blogs and trade journals to more formal peer-reviewed publications. His most recent formal work was the chapter “Work Injury Prevention and Management: The Role of the Physical Therapist in Injury Reduction/Prevention and Workforce Wellness” in 2014, on behalf of the national Orthopedic Section of the APTA. 
 
Professionally, Mike is perhaps most widely known as a passionate speaker/presenter and coach, having lectured on health and prevention to thousands of clients, employers, professionals and students, in audiences both small and large over the years…..and when he’s not chasing his kids or logging the swim-bike-run miles, he can be found….sleeping of course.
 
Lifestyle Medicine Business Growth SummitP.S. If you haven’t checked out the upcoming 2018 Lifestyle Medicine Seminar I’m co-hosting in St. Louis on July 19th, 2018 with nationally recognized preventative health and business leaders Lynn Steffes, Jamey Schrier, Russ Certo and Staci Lyons, check out www.lifestyle-medicine-seminar.eventbrite.com!

Interview with my mentor (Drew Bossen, PT)

On Tue. 5/29/18 at 1:30 pm CT I’m going to be interviewing Drew Bossen, PT during our weekly 30 minute virtual lifestyle medicine mastermind meeting. Watch this short preview video below and click here to receive login details! 

 
 

Drew has been my mentor for over 20 years and he’s created some proactive business strategies to become less dependent on 3rd party payers by pursuing a “Blue Ocean Strategy” where there wasn’t a lot of competition. Find out how Drew broke the dependency on 3rd party reimbursement and created a cash based solution to improve outcomes while finding more freedom, flexibility and growth in his PT business.

Drew received his undergraduate and Physical Therapy degrees from the University of Iowa. He also received a Master’s in Business Administration from Ashland College. He has a strong clinical background rooted in the assessment and evaluation of the injured worker. Over the past 25 years he has worked with numerous organizations (large and small) across the country providing organizational solutions in ergonomics, pro-active safety and wellness. His strengths lie in clinical application and systems thinking.
 
Drew has been active in business his entire career:
1)     He was the co-founder and CFO of Progressive Rehabilitation Associates of Iowa City, IA for 25 years (sold January 2014)
2)     Executive Vice President of Atlas Ergonomics, Grand Haven, MI
3)     Board of Directors, i-Blades, Milpitas, CA
4)     Board of Directors, PT1, Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Drew is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, having served in many roles (state and national) over the years. He is also a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and Human Factors and Ergonomic Society (HFES). He has spoken to audiences across the country on ergonomic system solutions, injury prevention and corporate wellness.
 
Drew splits time between Iowa City, IA and Minneapolis with Annie, his bride of 37 years. Drew and Ann have two grown children, Katie, a physical therapist in Minneapolis and Doug, a bond underwriter for EMC Insurance in Des Moines. Finally, and perhaps most importantly, Drew and Ann became grandparents for the first time this past year… they are thoroughly enjoying this next chapter of their life together!
 
Lifestyle Medicine Business Growth SummitP.S. If you haven’t checked out the upcoming 2018 Lifestyle Medicine Seminar I’m co-hosting in St. Louis on July 19th, 2018 with nationally recognized preventative health and business leaders Lynn Steffes, Jamey Schrier, Russ Certo and Staci Lyons, check out www.lifestyle-medicine-seminar.eventbrite.com!

Wednesday Wellness Show Kriste Cederlind & Jeff Paddock

Are you interested in learning more about Occupational Health and Worksite Wellness programs? I started my private practice 20 years ago by going on-site to employers. I’ve developed significant employer relationships and cash-based revenues to grow my practice and I’ve consulted hundreds of other practices to do the same.

If you’d like to learn more, please join me for our Wednesday Wellness Show on August 30 at 12:00 p.m. Central as we interview the On-Site Services Managers from WorkWell Prevention & Care. Kristen Cederlind, OTR/L is based in Turlock, California and oversees WorkWell on-site operations in the western United States. Jeff Paddock, PT, MBA, CSCS, CES, is based in New Orleans, Louisiana and oversees WorkWell on-site operations in the eastern United States.  

Watch this interview and you will …

  • Learn how employers are yearning for therapy professionals to take a more proactive approach on-site with health services
  • Find out what therapy providers are currently doing on-site to provide value to employer clients
  • Discover how on-site opportunities can benefit therapists and their practices
  • Get a sneak preview on what’s trending with occupational health programming in the workplace and how therapists can get practical training in this area

Register here for the Wednesday, August 30 webinar:   

 

Not available to attend the live webinar. Go ahead and still register. We’ll send the link of the webinar recording to all registrants.  

Interested in checking out opportunities for training with WorkWell programs? Check out the upcoming schedule: http://www.workwell.com/provider-training-complete-schedule/