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MedRisk’s Phil McClure Receives APTA’s Paris Distinguished Service Award

Philip McClure, PT, PhD, FAPTA, the Vice President of MedRisk’s Expert Clinical Benchmarks, has received the Paris Distinguished Service Award.

Presented by the Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association, the award honors members whose contributions to the section are “of exceptional and enduring value.” As part of the honor, McClure also gave a presentation at APTA’s Combined Section Meeting.

“We are proud of Phil and his work to continually improve physical therapy treatment,” said Mary O’Donoghue, Chief Clinical and Product Officer for MedRisk. McClure oversees all clinical aspects of the company’s programs, including leading its International Scientific Advisory Board and maintaining MedRisk’s evidence-based guidelines for physical medicine.

McClure is also a professor and the Chair of Physical Therapy at Arcadia University and has chaired the APTA Orthopaedic Section’s Research Committee. His research has included laboratory and clinical studies related to scapular dysfunction and rotator cuff disorders.

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Based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, MedRisk is the largest managed care organization dedicated to the physical rehabilitation of injured workers. One of the Inc. 5,000 fastest growing companies, MedRisk counts over 116,000 providers in its network and serves almost 500,000 injured workers every year. It holds direct contracts with more than 80 percent of the nation’s top workers’ compensation insurers and third-party administrators. MedRisk, which has successfully completed a SSAE 16 Type II examination, ensures high quality care and delivers outstanding customer service. To that end, all customer service professionals, healthcare advocates and physical therapists are based in the U.S. For more information, visit or call 800-225-9675.