• articleJul 24, 2012 | 4 min. read

    Patient Portals Improve Provider-Patient Relationship

    As an amazing health care provider, of course you want the best relationship with every one of your patients. But as a solid business owner, you also want to maximize your profits and reduce your overhead. Often these goals conflict. The good news is they don’t have to. Have your cake and eat it, too. Or in this case, cultivate an excellent provider-patient relationship and streamline your practice’s processes—with the help of a patient portal. What is …

  • articleJul 23, 2012 | 5 min. read

    mHealth Strives for Mainstream

    In a recent post , mHealth Insight explained that we’re more likely as consumers to drop the “health” in mHealth rather than the “mobile,” because mobile cannibalizes all things pocket-sized and digital . Anything plus mobile eventually just equals mobile. For example, camera phones and music phones are both now just phones. So, mHealth will soon just be mobile, too. Folks won’t look up from their giant touchscreen phones and say they’re “engaging with the Healthcare system;” …

  • articleMay 18, 2012 | 4 min. read

    9 Small Business Tech Tools for Your Clinic

    As a small business, there are tons of apps, websites, and digital tools you can use to help you manage, market, and grow your practice. Here, I break down nine small biz wonders to aid you and your clinic. Websites 1.)    LinkedIn   If you’re not yet on LinkedIn, it’s officially time to sign up . LinkedIn is the ultimate networking site. You can communicate with physicians and customers, both of which can provide great feedback, reviews, …

  • webinarMay 7, 2012

    How To Increase Revenue In Your Physical Therapy Clinic

    In this webinar, we will explore new emerging business models in Physical Therapy, ways to reduce your overhead, and revenue increasing tips and tricks. This webinar was hosted by WebPT Co-Founder Heidi Jannenga PT, MPT, ATC/L and WebPT Expert Michael Manheimer. Webinar attendees will learn: Identifying a need in your community How to determine which new service/model for your clinic Ways you can reduce overhead costs and increase profits Tips and tricks And more...

  • articleMay 3, 2012 | 6 min. read

    Did you know May is Better Speech and Hearing month?

    Thanks to Marissa for sharing this innovative use of technology for therapy with us today! Marissa A. Barrera, MS, MPhil, MSCS, TSHH, CCC-SLP is the owner of New York Neurogenic Speech-Language Pathology, P.C., a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) and Professor of Acquired Motor Speech & Swallowing Disorders. With private practices located in Midtown and on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, Marissa and her team of SLPs feel privileged to provide therapeutic services to hundreds of patients each …

  • articleMay 1, 2012 | 3 min. read

    WebPT Featured in OVUM Report

    Today's post is contributed by Jenny Walters , a member of the WebPT Marketing team. Thanks Jenny! This month WebPT was highlighted in an OVUM Report titled, “The Ambulatory EHR Competitive Landscape:Prominent Market Factors.” We are proud to be in the company of other well-recognized EHR vendors such as Allscripts, eClinicalWorks and Vitera Intergy. The report written by OVUM analyzes the ever changing factors within the EHR landscape and provides recommendations to providers approaching EHR implementation. Who is …

  • articleApr 20, 2012 | 3 min. read

    Ideas from Employees Can Increase Revenue for Your Clinic

    For some of the best ideas to increase revenue in your clinic, look no further than your staff! That’s right one of the easiest ways to gather intimate data about your clinic is to ask the people who work for you. You might be thinking “If my staff sees an issue, they will bring it to my attention.” That may be true, if it’s a big enough issue, let’s hope that they say something. Given that your …

  • articleApr 18, 2012 | 4 min. read

    An Additional Source of Income for Private Practices: Nutrition Supplement Products

    Steve Messineo, PT, DPT and Owner of All-Access Physical Therapy Inc . contributed this blog post today. Steve (a WebPT Member) started this discussion about nutritional supplements in a Linkedin Group and we asked him to dive deeper in a blog post for the rest of us!  Steve has been practicing in an outpatient orthopedic setting since 1998. Thanks Steve for sharing your perspective.  Three years ago, my business partner and I decided it would be a …

  • articleApr 17, 2012 | 5 min. read

    Increasing Cash Flow with a Medically Oriented Gym, Part II

    Today we're glad to share Part II of our interview on starting a medically oriented gym with  Jonathan Di Lauri , MPT, CMP, TPI CGFI. Jon is the Owner of  JointCare Physical Therapy , a Head Therapist, and Golf Performance Expert. If you missed Part I of our interview you can get it here . Thanks again, Jon!  What about location? What type of space is needed? We have a 60,000 square foot gym across the street (it’s …

  • articleApr 2, 2012 | 3 min. read

    Decrease Clinic Credit Card Fees for Co-Pays and Cash

    Trying to save money? It’s a rhetorical question (we know). With declining reimbursement rates, physical therapy clinics are always looking to decrease the cost per patient visit. For clinics large and small, fees for merchant services and credit cards may be a small, yet easy way to lower costs. How would you like to pay only 2.75% for each credit card transaction (truly, that’s it!)? Allow me to introduce you to Square .  Square allows you to …

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