Occupational Therapy Student
Maggie Young is third year occupational therapy student working toward a doctorate degree in occupational therapy at Creighton University. She receieved her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Creighton University in 2018 and has adapted well to living in the Midwest. She is originally from Phoenix, AZ and attended Catholic school from Kindergarten through 12th grade.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Background: Excessive amounts of money in healthcare are wasted due to duplicated or unnecessary health screenings. For example, an estimated four million dollars was spent on wasteful or likely wasteful imaging for low back pain, a commonly treated condition within healthcare. 2 Research shows that two-thirds of people will present with low back pain at some point throughout their lifetime, but 20-50% of high-tech imaging procedures fail to provide information that improves the patient’s condition, representing unnecessary services. 1 Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the…