Physiotherapy Associates, a provider of outpatient rehabilitation services, has announced that Dan Dourney will be assuming the role of the company’s Chief Operations Officer (COO). According to a Physiotherapy Associates news release, Dourney brings to the company an understanding of healthcare experience specializing in the operations and management of outpatient services.

Dourney holds a degree in physical therapy and is an active member of both the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and a Fellow of The Society of Orthopedic Medicine (FSOM). Dourney previously served as a senior director for Alvarez & Marsal Healthcare Industry Group and was also a member of the Physiotherapy Associates Board of Directors. He also provided executive operational leadership implementing a national turnaround plan for the HealthSouth Outpatient Division.

Hank Balavender, CEO of Physiotherapy Associates, states, “Dan is an industry expert with integrity, competency and leadership skills that will enable our organization to deliver shareholder value, accelerate growth and be successful in the rapidly changing healthcare environment.”

Balavender adds, “Dan’s appointment is another step in our effort to build the management team that shows a long-term view of the excellence and potential for this company.”

Source: Physiotherapy Associates