• articleAug 13, 2011 | 2 min. read

    How to tell if an EMR will help or hinder your practice

    While looking at an EMR for your clinic, it can be hard to understand what will work for you and what won't. To add to it, the messages in the industry seem a bit mixed and muddled. On any given day, you may read an article outlining all of the reasons why EMR adoption is slow and difficult for a non-technical staff.   A number of reasons fault the user and not the software. The next day, …

  • articleAug 12, 2011 | 1 min. read

    Results of the National Health Insurance Report Card: They're not pretty

    One of WebPT’s strategic partners and web-based billing software provider, Kareo, recently posted a blog regarding the 2011 National Health Insurance Report Card . The findings were that insurance payments were actually declining from last year. Some of the worst offenders paid as low at 62% of what they were contractually obligated to.  What can be done to keep insurance companies honest while maintaining the thousands of private practice clinics that are struggling to make it in …

  • articleAug 11, 2011 | 2 min. read

    Patient Portal: How to add value to your practice

    A recent article  critiqing new products in the EHR market found that services like billing for telephone advice is proving to be near impossible. While this type of service and others may be a stretch, the topic on providing a Patient Portal may prove to be a valuable asset to your clinic.  While the perspective in this article is that Patient Portal technology isn't mature enough right now, it is worth keeping an eye on as it …

  • articleAug 9, 2011 | 3 min. read

    The Cloud, Security, and your EMR. How safe are your medical records?

    Thank you to everyone who attended our webinar on Cloud technology last week. If you missed the broadcast, you can view the recorded version here at anytime. I wanted to debrief everyone on the highlights of the webinar and also share some of the questions that were asked by attendees. Here were some of the most common questions about Cloud technology: Where is my data stored? If any of you have used a server-based system in the past, …

  • articleJul 29, 2011 | 7 min. read

    Expected and Unexpected Costs of an EMR

    9 Ways to lose your wallet on an EMR Ever feel like you're getting milked dry?  Here's a look at 9 expected and unexpected costs of implementing an EMR   1. Software Licenses : Many providers charge for a software license per users.  It is important to note the cost and renewal periods of the license.  Key questions: Is the license a one-time/lifetime cost? Does it require an annual subscription/renewal cost? How about upgrades?  What if a …

  • articleJul 19, 2011 | 3 min. read

    The Future of Electronic Medical Records

    For the past few years the media has been reporting on the hot topic of EMR. This has lead to many ‘experts’ giving their opinions and citing statistics on EMR adoption. Much of the postulating has been negative. Take a few outdated systems that cost way too much money, sprinkle in a few data breaches, and add in some preconceived notions and that’s all they need to know. Recently U.S. News reported on EMR adoption . They …

  • articleJul 12, 2011 | 5 min. read

    5 Cloud Fears Explained

    Technology has become a crucial component to healthcare documentation and management. Many benefits come from Electronic Record keeping including productivity increases, greater security measures as the burden of IT being lifted off of the shoulders of clinic staff. One of the most beneficial technology innovations in healthcare is the development of cloud-based technology. With new “cloud” technology, comes a lot of questions and concerns. Is it proven?  Is it safe?  We see a lot of misinformation around …

  • articleJun 15, 2011 | 1 min. read

    Meet a Few WebPT Members

    While at the 2011 Annual APTA Conference at National Harbor, MD, we had the opportunity to speak with many of our valued WebPT members. A few of them were gracious enough to give video accounts of their WebPT experience. We would like to thank our members for their kind words, specifically Mark and Sue Stansberry, Mark Valente, Mike Strakal, and Michelle Gawenda. Below you can find a link to the interviews that we filmed at beautiful Gaylord …

  • articleJun 15, 2011 | 4 min. read

    WebPT TOP 10 Benefits for Multi-Clinic Practices

    Working together just got easier Practices with multiple clinics are realizing the benefits of WebPT in a big way.  WebPT's focus on simplicity, compliance, and ease of use make it truly unique. But the biggest headaches for multiple clinics vanish when clinics take advantage of the elegant built-in features that save time and money while enhancing standardization across clinics.   TOP 10 Benefits to Multi-Clinic Practices Implement in one hour not weeks - Implementing an EMR across …

  • articleJun 15, 2011 | 2 min. read

    APTA Members Gather for PT Day on Capitol Hill

    1,000 Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, and Physical Therapy Students gather at Capitol Hill to bring the issues surrounding the Rehab and Therapy community to the center of the political policy making arena. Congratulations to all who participated. Sens Jon Tester (D-MT) and Roger Wicker (R-MS) addressed approximately 1,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students of physical therapy on Capitol Hill today as they rallied in support of legislation to increase patient access to rehabilitative care. …

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