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Futures provides unparalleled expertise and experience in occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech-language therapy, special education, nursing, mental health, and other related services to schools and healthcare facilities across the United States. Ou... more.
Leadership - Futures
Peter Bittel, Ed.D., CCC/S-LP
MKI - Peter J. Bittel, Ed.D.
Peter J. Bittel, Ed.D.
Dr. Bittel holds a doctorate in management and organizational development. He built the largest physical rehabilitation company in New England and sold it to a company going public and he emerged as the CEO of the third largest rehabilitation company in the United States. Dr. Bittel has started and grown other companies in medical equipment, professional staffing and facility management. He is currently CEO of The Futures Health Group, LLC and consults extensively on business start-ups, development in healthcare and privacy in healthcare. Dr. Bittel is co-founder of the Medical Knowledge Institute.
MKI is based in the Netherlands, and founded by Dr. Harold E. Robles, Founder and President Emeritus of the Albert Schweitzer Institute for the Humanities, and Dr. Peter J. Bittel, Chairman and CEO of The Futures Health Group.
PresenceLearning | Live, Online Therapy Services
Based on a talk by Peter Bittel, co-founder and CEO of the Futures HealthCore, and Dr. Nicholas Young, Superintendent of South Hadley Public Schools, this white paper presents practical strategies for superintendents for staffing, service delivery and budgeting to create meaningful change in their districts.
Peter Bittel, Ed.D., CCC/SLP
Chief Executive Officer Peter Bittel, Ed.D., CCC/SLP Chief Executive Officer Peter Bittel is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Futures HealthCore, a company providing special education and clinical services and management to 25,000 students and individuals. Dr. Bittel has more than 35 years of clinical and executive leadership experience in the areas of special education, rehabilitation and developmental disabilities. He has taught on the primary, secondary, college, and graduate school levels. He is an advocate for people with handicapping conditions and has served on several non-profit boards. He has held several faculty positions including serving as adjunct faculty at the University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and is on the Board of Directors for the American International College. Dr. Bittel co-founded the Medical Knowledge Institute (www.infomki.org), a non profit foundation committed to promoting healthcare education and training as a human right around the world. Recently, Dr. Bittel's work on AIDS education and training in Africa through MKI helped to garner a nomination for the prestigious Gates Award for Global Health. MKI is part of a select few organizations awarded this nomination from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a Nobel Peace Prize recipient, said that "it is a well-deserved recognition for The Medical Knowledge Institute, a grass roots organization that I am proudly associated with. The Founders of MKI, Drs. Robles and Bittel and their international team have helped rethink how we serve people with great disadvantages. MKI is truly making a difference". He is a certified member of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) and continues to practice as a speech and language pathologist in addition to his management responsibilities. Dr. Bittel holds a Masters Degree in Urban History, a Masters Degree in Communication Disorders and a Doctorate in Organizational Development.