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articleSep 28, 2016 | 8 min. read
(Looking to hire the best PT or OT ? We have articles addressing both. Click the respective links to learn how to fill those positions with the best, too.) Whether you’re actively growing your clinic—or simply backfilling an existing position—you, as an SLP clinic owner, director, and manager, will need to go through the hiring process at some point. And that process can go one of two ways: awesome or awful. After all, a bad hire can …
articleSep 27, 2016 | 4 min. read
This special guest post comes from Gene Shirokobrod, DPT, co-founder of UpDoc Media , and Ben Fung, DPT, MBA, chief content officer of UpDoc Media . As physical therapists, we use evidence-based reasoning to provide the most effective care for our patients. Why, then, do many clinics resist using evidence to inform other areas of their businesses—like marketing? There is a tremendous amount of information available on how to use marketing principles effectively—and yet, few clinic leaders …
articleSep 26, 2016 | 7 min. read
Feedback is a funny thing. Everyone loves to receive it, but no one likes to give it. And that spells trouble. Because without feedback, there is no improvement; and without improvement, relationships fail—especially in business. After all, employees leave managers, not companies . That’s right; at the end of the day, employees disengage and eventually quit because of poor relationships with their coworkers and leaders. And the root cause of that failed partnership often is feedback—or lack …
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Whether you’re starting your private practice or leading a national organization, bad-for-business software systems can wreak havoc on your clinic—negatively impacting everything from productivity and revenue collection to patient satisfaction and employee morale. With that in mind, isn’t it time to take a cold, hard look at your so-called solution? Enter your email address below, and we’ll send your free guide.
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In this guide, you’ll learn how to identify the system requirements that are paramount to your clinic’s success; which crucial questions to pose to potential vendors to suss out their products’ potential; and how to obtain buy-in about the transition from internal stakeholders. In short, it’s everything you need to find a solution that’s worthy of you—and your practice. Enter your email address below, and we’ll send your free guide.
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With the right processes in place, you’ll be able to have your cake and eat it, too—and by that, we mean have your perfect physical therapy software and a seamless implementation process. Yup, that even includes training. In this guide, we’ll outline four big steps—and a lot of little ones—that will help you ensure a smooth swap. Enter your email address below, and we’ll send your free guide.
articleSep 23, 2016 | 9 min. read
I don’t know about you, but I love the power of a meaningful quote: it can be interpreted in many ways, and it offers new insights every time you read it. That’s why, when I was at Ascend, I couldn’t help but think of some of my favorite quotes. And it’s these three in particular that perfectly frame my experience and represent my hopes for the future of our profession: 1. “ Try not to become a …
articleSep 22, 2016 | 8 min. read
If you reward a certain behavior, do you get more of it? Despite what may seem like common sense (and Pavlovian logic), research has shown that the answer to this question isn’t always “yes”—especially when it comes to work. According to psychologist and author Dan Pink , the typical employee incentive program is only effective for simple, straightforward tasks (i.e., if you do this, then you get that). However, if the task requires even a rudimentary level …
articleSep 21, 2016 | 6 min. read
Take a stroll through WebPT headquarters, and you’ll see dozens of diagrams on whiteboards, brainstorming sessions in progress, smiling faces, Nerf darts, and a whole lot of hard workers. But, if you look a little closer, you’ll notice books—tons of books. They’re displayed on shelves, stacked on desks, and even organized into mini departmental libraries. Heck, we even have an internal Google+ page where teams can leave book reviews. That’s because here at WebPT, we encourage everyone …
articleSep 20, 2016 | 9 min. read
(Looking to hire the best PT? Check out this article . In the market for an SLP? We’ll post an article tailored to filling that position soon. Stay tuned, or subscribe to our blog to make sure you don’t miss it.) If you’re on the hunt for a new occupational therapist to join your clinic’s ranks, you came to the right place—because we’re walking you through everything you need to know to hire the very best OT. …
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