• WebPT Staff Spotlight on Christian Coker Image

    articleJul 25, 2013 | 3 min. read

    WebPT Staff Spotlight on Christian Coker

    Note: Each month, we will feature a different member of the WebPT family in our Staff Spotlight blog series. For as long as he can remember, Christian Coker has been a talker. “I’ve always been the most outspoken person in my family,” he said. “To this day, whenever anyone needs to buy a car or something, it’s like, ‘Christian has to come along to negotiate, because Christian is the talker.’” As a Member Liaison at WebPT, Christian …

  • articleJul 15, 2013 | 4 min. read

    What You Need to Know About the So-Called Medicare Improvement Standard

    When I say “Medicare policy,” what’s the first word that comes to mind? Probably not “clear.” Unfortunately, that lack of clarity leaves Medicare rules super prone to misinterpretation and misapplication. Case in point: the so-called Medicare Improvement Standard. To make a long story short, there have been some major developments regarding this quote-unquote “rule.” I’ll get into the nitty-gritty in a bit, but the meat of the story is that (a) most of what you think you …

  • The Ultimate Functional Limitation Reporting Survival Guide Image

    articleJul 1, 2013 | 3 min. read

    The Ultimate Functional Limitation Reporting Survival Guide

    Oops! You had your head in the proverbial sand regarding all of this functional limitation reporting mumbo jumbo, and now you need a crash-course—stat! Luckily for you, we’ve put together a quick study guide to help you cram for the big change. Think of it as your FLR CliffsNotes—a condensed summary of this new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requirement and what you need to do to stay compliant. So, let’s get to it. Here …

  • 5 Steps to Create an Advertising Plan for Your Clinic Image

    articleJun 25, 2013 | 6 min. read

    5 Steps to Create an Advertising Plan for Your Clinic

    The purpose of this month’s blog theme—small business best practices—is to help you be better in business. And as any business guru will tell you, advertising is a huge factor in not only creating new business, but also in solidifying brand identity. As a small business owner, you probably don’t have a lot of money to throw at media buying opportunities. But if you’re smart, you can get a lot out of the ad spots you do …

  • articleJun 19, 2013 | 4 min. read

    5 Tips for Creating an Inviting Reception Area in Your Clinic

    Your mother always told you not to judge a book by its cover, but in the world of small business, first impressions are crucial. Regardless of the type of practice you own, a patient’s opinion of your business begins the moment he or she walks through the front door. (For tips on getting more patients through the door in the first place, be sure to download our free marketing e-book .) The more welcoming the space, the …

  • WebPT Staff Spotlight on Courtney Lefferts Image

    articleJun 13, 2013 | 5 min. read

    WebPT Staff Spotlight on Courtney Lefferts

    Note: Each month, we will feature a different member of the WebPT family in our new Staff Spotlight blog series. She’s sweet, soft-spoken, and has a smile that could light up an entire dance hall—but never in a million years would you guess that Courtney Lefferts was once a Vegas showgirl. Courtney dedicated most of her childhood to training in dance—she began taking ballet lessons at age three—in hopes of one day dancing professionally. With the bright …

  • articleMay 28, 2013 | 3 min. read

    An Inside Look at WebPT Company Culture

    Here at WebPT, we care a lot about company culture. In fact, we wrote the book on it. Well, maybe not the book, but we did write a book on it. We’re talking about our Team Commitment handbook, which details each of the six traits that define our company—the oil that keeps all of our gears in sync and moving smoothly, so to speak. But the effects of these tenets extend well beyond the walls of WebPT. …

  • WebPT Staff Spotlight on Mike Clevenger Image

    articleMay 14, 2013 | 4 min. read

    WebPT Staff Spotlight on Mike Clevenger

    Note: Each month, we will feature a different member of the WebPT family in our new Staff Spotlight blog series. Growing up on his grandfather’s farm in eastern Tennessee, Mike Clevenger learned the value of a hard day’s work at a very young age. “We had days where the entire family—60 or 70 people with all of the grandkids—would come together, and we had to vaccinate all of my grandfather’s cattle,” he said. “That’s about 300 head …

  • articleMay 8, 2013 | 3 min. read

    Why WebPT for Occupational Therapists

    We believe in empowering the entire rehab community to achieve greatness in therapy practice. That’s why we created WebPT, an intuitive, web-based EMR solution exclusively for rehab therapists that offers comprehensive documentation, scheduling, practice management, and billing services. Don’t let the name fool you; WebPT isn’t solely for physical therapists. Rather, it’s for the entire rehab therapy community, and we’ve custom tailored our EMR solution to suit the practice of occupational therapy. Here’s how: OT-Specific Documentation WebPT …

  • articleMay 1, 2013 | 3 min. read

    Happy Better Hearing and Speech Month

    May is finally here, and that makes all of us here at WebPT super stoked. Why? Well, the sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, the birds are singing, and of course, it’s Better Hearing and Speech Month! The tradition of Better Hearing and Speech Month began more than 75 years ago as a way to shed light on the many forms of communication disorders and impairments affecting human hearing, speech, language, and voice. The National Institute …

  • articleApr 29, 2013 | 4 min. read

    Green Business Certifications for Rehab Therapy Practices

    If you’ve taken steps to up the eco-friendly factor of your rehab therapy clinic, you’re probably enjoying the benefits of greater efficiency, lower energy costs, and of course, the sense of satisfaction that comes from doing your part to save the planet. Those warm-fuzzies are nice, but you might as well get a little public recognition—and possibly some media buzz—for your efforts. How? Well, applying for a green business certification is an excellent place to start. Just …

  • articleApr 22, 2013 | 4 min. read

    Quick Tips for Improving Work Efficiency in Your Rehab Therapy Clinic

    As you’ve probably noticed, we’ve dedicated a sizeable portion of this month’s blog space to helping you and your clinic conserve resources and become more environmentally conscious. But let’s not forget about the most important resource of all—your time! You might assume that you need a major systematic overhaul to improve work efficiency in your clinic. Not so. In this case, small investments pay big dividends. Here are some quick tips to help you get the most …

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