Karen Walz , the clinic director at Therapeutic Associates Redmond Physical Therapy, has received a distinguished service award from the Oregon Physical Therapy Association. The award acknowledges individuals who make outstanding contributions to physical therapy clinical practice.
Walz is a graduate of the Stanford University School of Medicine. She is an orthopedic certified specialist via the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, and she is a former president of the Oregon Physical Therapy Association.
John Battle has joined the staff of Bend Memorial Clinic's occupational medicine department as a nurse practitioner. Battle is a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco and of Santa Clara University. He is a former employee of Tuba City Regional Health Care.
Mountain View Hospital has been selected to review the efficacy of the National Implementation of TeamSTEPPS initiative. The program promotes strategies and tools for improving patient safety.
AgeWiseMD and KneadMassage have opened an office in Bend. The two businesses will provide age-related disease prevention and massage. The office is located at 650 S.W. Bond St., Suite 150.