• 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. …

  • articleJun 15, 2011 | 1 min. read

    Aetna to Implement Multiple Procedure Reductions for Therapy Procedures

    Aetna announces multiple prodcedure reductions for cetrain therapy procedures. According to Aetna's June  OfficeLink Updates , the insurer will apply multiple procedure reductions to certain therapy procedures for dates of service beginning November 14. The procedure with the highest practice expense relative value unit will be allowed at 100%. Each additional therapy service performed by the same provider group on the same date of service will be allowed at 80%. APTA is investigating to determine if this …

  • articleJun 15, 2011 | 1 min. read

    CA Physical therapists celebrate victory for private practice

    The California Physical Therapy Association is celebrating the failure of a bill they claimed would limit patient choice and provide a conflict of interest in regards to Physical Therapy treatment. California Physical Therapy Association is cheering the failure of a bill that it claimed would’ve limited patient choices in physical therapists and created a conflict of interest among doctors. Assembly Bill 783 allowed physicians employ physical therapists and to refer services to their employees. It did not …

  • articleMay 24, 2011 | 2 min. read

    May Communication Webinar - Takeaways

    Session one of our May webinar is complete. I appreciate everyone who attended the webinar today. I would also like to thank my co-host, Jake Nero for presenting all the new features in WebPT that will enable clinics to communicate in a simple, secure manner. Here is a quick overview of the Webinar Topics including questions that were asked during our session.   Feature Roll this weekend (May 27th) – On Monday you will see the new …

  • articleMay 19, 2011 | 2 min. read

    Are you still faxing manually? Optimize your clinic operations by Faxing with WebPT

    At WebPT, we have always been focused on creating the most comprehensive and user friendly physical therapy documentation system available. We realize that while having defensible and compliant Documentation is the foundation of a PT clinic, there are a few key tools to enhance your workflow. With the WebPT automated, free faxing service, we are filling in some of the gaps between Documentation, Billing, and Front Office features. The free fax service has many benefits.  Faxing or …

  • articleMay 19, 2011 | 4 min. read

    The Stages of PT Documentation

    One of the reasons that PT documentation is such a crucial part of the treatment of the patient is that it provides a consistent source of information for every stage of physical therapy treatment. The process of treating a patient with physical therapy is lengthy and there are many phases the patient will pass through before he or she is healthy and ready to complete their treatment. Each stage of the process of helping a patient recover …

  • articleMay 16, 2011 | 2 min. read

    Welcome to the WebPT Member Community 2.0

    WebPT is not just a software company. We were created out of a need in the Physical Therapy community under the supervision of a Physical Therapist. We knew early on that our best advice would come directly from our member base . Over the past few years 90% of our new features have been implemented from member suggestions .  Today, we're excited to announce a more formal commitment to collecting ideas and suggestions with the introduction of …

  • articleMay 14, 2011 | 4 min. read

    The Pros and Cons of Handheld Electronic Medical Records

    With the advent of computerized medical documentation systems, much has changed in how things might be done in the average physical therapy practice. How patient records are maintained and accessed has changed considerably. When a digital version of patient care documentation is fully in place, the need for those long rows of filing cabinets disappears. For most employees of any physical therapy practice, that is indeed good news. Along with the changes to how patient data is …

  • articleMay 13, 2011 | 2 min. read

    WebPT May, 2011 Feature Guide

    WebPT May Update – Friday, May 27 th – Clinic Communication On Friday, May 27 th WebPT will be implementing a few new features to the system. These features are designed to assist our members in communicating more fluidly and more efficiently. All of the changes in the system will be applied to the area in the upper right hand corner of our application where your name appears when you login. A. Internal Messaging System Clicking on …

  • articleMay 9, 2011 | 2 min. read

    Is your clinic suffering from a Communication Breakdown? Introducing WebPT's Internal Messaging System

    Secure, Internal Messaging Have you ever needed to leave a note for another therapist or a staff member? How about another therapist covering your patients while you go on a vacation? You probably crafted a slightly legible message on a post-it note and hoped they received it. With a busy schedule and no secure way of communicating internally, we've heard from our members about their struggles with inefficient and ineffective methods of communication. Messages get lost and …

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