View Full Version : Gait lab workload in USA

Michael Whittle
12-14-1999, 05:52 AM
I am sending this message to three related lists, so apologies if you
receive multiple copies!

In order to justify the cost of my gait lab, I have been asked to supply
details of the workload and staffing of other labs in the US.

I would be most grateful if someone from each US lab would spend a few
minutes to email me with VERY APPROXIMATE information on the following:

How many clinical patients do you see?
How many research patients do you see?
How many hours per month are spent on gait analysis by:
Physical therapists
Technicians or clerical staff
Very roughly, how much is reimbursed per patient (for all aspects of the

I will post a summary (without identifying the individual labs), when I
have got the data collated.

Many thanks!!

Mike Whittle
Michael W. Whittle, M.D., Ph.D.
Cline Chair of Rehabilitation Technology
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
615 McCallie Ave.
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403, U.S.A.
Phone: +1-423-755-4046
Fax: +1-423-785-2215
Pager: +1-423-490-3924
Email: Michael-Whittle@utc.edu

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