• Last Legs: The Compliance Vulnerabilities of Dead or Dying Software Image

    articleOct 24, 2016 | 5 min. read

    Last Legs: The Compliance Vulnerabilities of Dead or Dying Software

    Rusty mechanical equipment. Creaky carnival rides. Wobbly chairs. People are naturally skeptical of things that are dilapidated, rundown, or slipshod—and with good reason. After all, that which is ramshackle usually isn’t reliable. Now, imagine it’s the physical therapy software you use everyday to run your rehab therapy practice that’s gone derelict. Take PTOS EMR, for example , because if you didn’t know, this therapy office software is going out of business, and it has ceased all updates …

  • 10 Signs Your Current Physical Therapy Software is Bad for Business Image

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    10 Signs Your Current Physical Therapy Software is Bad for Business

    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.

  • The PT’s Guide to Software Implementation and Training Image

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    The PT’s Guide to Software Implementation and Training

    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.  

  • Physical Therapy Software Buyer’s Guide Image

    downloadSep 26, 2016

    Physical Therapy Software Buyer’s Guide

    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.

  • The Physical Therapist's Guide to Contract Negotiation Image

    downloadSep 15, 2016

    The Physical Therapist's Guide to Contract Negotiation

    As a PT, you put your heart and soul into your work. So, it’s only fair that you get paid what you deserve. Unfortunately, payers don’t often see it that way, which means that in order to get what you want out of your private payer contracts, you’ve got to negotiate. And to do so successfully, you need to know how to play ball. Enter your email address below, and we’ll send your free guide.

  • So Long to Silos: Why Health Systems Must Embrace Interoperability Now Image

    articleSep 9, 2016 | 5 min. read

    So Long to Silos: Why Health Systems Must Embrace Interoperability Now

    Rome wasn’t built in a day—and interoperability across all health data systems won’t be achieved overnight. In fact, we’ve been paving the road to complete connectivity for several years now , and there’s still no definitive end in sight. But now, more than ever, the companies providing those systems have some serious incentive to hasten the pace of their construction efforts: I’m talking about the nationwide push toward value-based, patient-centered care delivery . After all, to succeed …

  • Roadblock to Reform: How Health IT is Hindering The Pay-for-Quality Movement Image

    articleAug 25, 2016 | 6 min. read

    Roadblock to Reform: How Health IT is Hindering The Pay-for-Quality Movement

    You’ve heard the expression about putting lipstick on a pig, right? You could do it, sure—but it doesn’t change the fact that it’s still a pig. In other words, you can’t make superficial changes to something and expect those changes to alter the true nature of whatever it is you’re trying to dress up. This holds true whether we’re talking about a political candidate’s campaign strategy or, as is the case in this post, a product—like an …

  • What the End of Meaningful Use Means for the Future of Physical Therapy Technology Image

    articleAug 3, 2016 | 5 min. read

    What the End of Meaningful Use Means for the Future of Physical Therapy Technology

    Oh, Meaningful Use (MU), you’ve run your course. That was fast. According to the Journal of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), last October, CMS announced the third stage of the Meaningful Use guidelines. But only three months later, CMS’s acting administrator, Andy Slavitt, announced the end of the program as we know it: “The Meaningful Use program as it has existed will now be effectively over and replaced with something better,” he said to a …

  • The Case for Specialized Software: Why Your Hospital EHR Hinders Patient Care and Increases Risk Image

    articleJul 28, 2016 | 6 min. read

    The Case for Specialized Software: Why Your Hospital EHR Hinders Patient Care and Increases Risk

    If you Google “hospital EHR,” you’ll initially receive an overwhelming number of search results for the EHR systems themselves—essentially, advertisements and promotions for their software. Wade through those results, though, and you’ll uncover a wealth of articles in which hospital practitioners complain about their technology and how it negatively impacts patient care. Search “private practice EHR,” and you’ll encounter the same thing. And these complaints are, by and large, voiced by physicians—the people for whom these systems …

  • What Happens if Your Physical Therapy Software Goes Out of Business? Image

    articleJul 15, 2016 | 7 min. read

    What Happens if Your Physical Therapy Software Goes Out of Business?

    You’ve most likely heard the news: PTOS is going out of business. That means that in a few short months, PTOS customers will be left without a physical therapy practice management and billing software solution, so they’ve got to find new systems—stat . After all, no one wants to lose all of their valuable patient and business data—nor do they want to wait until the last minute to find a replacement. Shopping for a PTOS alternative, partnering with …

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