Physiotherapy Associates Announces New Chief Financial Officer
Seasoned Healthcare Leader Joins Growing Physical Therapy Provider
Exton, PA, September 1, 2011—Physiotherapy Associates, the nation’s foremost provider of outpatient rehabilitation services, announced that Edwin Bode has been appointed to chief financial officer. Mr. Bode assumes the position from Andrew DeVoe, who was appointed to chief executive officer of the company earlier this year.
As a member of the executive team, Mr. Bode’s focus will be continuing to improve the company’s revenue cycle and driving the company’s business initiatives. With more than 26 years of experience in for-profit healthcare as a hospital CFO, Mr. Bode’s expertise will support the company’s dynamic growth initiative to further extend its national leadership position in the physical therapy services market space.
"I am thrilled to have Edwin join our executive team,” said Andrew DeVoe, chief executive officer, Physiotherapy Associates. “Edwin has an outstanding track record for driving growth in healthcare environments, and we look forward to reaching new levels of success with his expertise.”
Mr. Bode most recently served as chief financial officer of Vista Health System, part of the CHS system. Prior to joining Vista, he spent 18 years with Tenet Healthcare as chief financial officer of three of its hospitals: Harton Regional Medical Center, University Medical Center and St. Francis Healthcare in Memphis, TN. During his tenure with Tenet, Mr. Bode received the Outstanding CFO of the Year Award in 1995, 1997 and 2000. At Saint Francis Healthcare, he was a leader in the planning, development and opening of a de novo hospital, an outpatient diagnostic imaging center, and a physician joint-ventured ambulatory surgery center. Mr. Bode began his career in public accounting with Peat Marwick and also worked as an internal audit supervisor with AMI.
“Joining the Physiotherapy Associates team gives me the opportunity to work with the leader in the outpatient rehabilitation market. I look forward to helping to lead this dynamic group of healthcare providers,” stated Bode.
Mr. Bode received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Georgia State University, and completed graduate course work in finance at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. He is a Certified Public Accountant, and a member of the AICPA and HFMA. He recently served on the Lake County Long Term Care Advisory Board.
About Physiotherapy Associates
Physiotherapy Associates is the nation’s foremost provider of outpatient rehabilitation services. Physiotherapy Associates employs an industry-leading team of physical therapists and healthcare practitioners who are dedicated to high-quality patient care. The company provides physical therapy, industrial rehabilitation, and orthotics and prosthetics services to millions of patients each year across the United States. With more than 650 clinics, Physiotherapy Associates is national in scope, local in care. For more information, visit www.physiocorp.com, follow us on Twitter (@physiocorp) or become a Physio fan on Facebook.