• articleMar 12, 2012 | 4 min. read

    A Reality Check with Chad Novasic: Starting a Clinic Isn't for Everyone

    Today we are pleased to present an interview with Chad Novasic, PT . Chad received his B.S. in Physical Therapy from Marquette University in 1988, and has served the Racine and Kenosha areas for the last 13 years in private practice. He has practiced several years in both a long term care setting and an acute care outpatient clinic setting. Chad is the owner of Alliant Physical Therapy Group . Alliant serves Southeastern Wisconsin with several clinics and …

  • articleMar 5, 2012 | 3 min. read

    How Christine Wood, PT, DPT Started Her Clinic Part II

    Today we're posting Part II of our interview with WebPT member,  Christine Wood, PT, DPT  of Waynesboro, VA. If you'd like to start with Part I, you can check it out here . Thanks Christine!   Tell us about the ugly side of starting a clinic and what you’ve learned. Everything to do with marketing has been ugly. It’s mind-boggling how people don’t understand the things that they themselves are supposed to be the experts in. One …

  • articleMar 1, 2012 | 3 min. read

    How Christine Wood, PT, DPT Started Her Clinic Part I

    Today we kick off a month-long series for physical therapists about how to start a clinic. We know that many therapists either dream of starting their own practice or want to become even better business owners. Over the next month, we'll share with you interviews, tips, and tricks about being a therapist entrepreneur. Today we're excited to share Part I of our interview with WebPT member, Christine Wood, PT, DPT of Waynesboro, VA. Thanks to Christine for …

  • articleFeb 6, 2012 | 4 min. read

    How Your Method of Billing Impacts Your Clinic

    Last month we gave you some marketing tips to get your clinic in good health for the New Year. The next topic we want to consider is a little bit more serious. Many clinics have their billing practices in place and haven’t really considered what options are available. The truth is, your clinic has many options when it comes to billing and switching to a method that makes more sense for you could have a dramatic effect …

  • articleJan 17, 2012 | 2 min. read

    Top Tips from Real EMR Users

    Haven’t made the switch from paper to an EMR (electronic medical record) yet? It’s natural to have hesitations and concerns. When you’re making a big decision, it’s sometimes helpful to hear from those who have gone before you.  Our friend, Katie Matlack, over at Software Advice recently conducted interviews with several companies currently using EMRs. As a result, she was able to compile a list of the top 8 pieces of advice from real users . One …

  • articleJan 17, 2012 | 4 min. read

    Ann Wendel of PranaPT Shares How to Start a PT Clinic

    Today we're excited to release Part I of our interview with Ann Wendel , PT, from PranaPT . Thanks, Ann, for being candid and sharing your story of opening physical therapy clinics with us. Tell us a little bit about you and your practice. I graduated from University of Delaware in 1992 with a BS in P.E. Studies, concentration in Athletic Training. My goal was to work in sports medicine. I worked as an ATC in a …

  • articleJan 3, 2012 | 2 min. read

    My First Year Owning a Physical Therapy Clinic

    Today's guest post is by Dan Baumstark , MSPT, CHT. Dan blogs for PhysioDC and Everyday Health . Thanks for sharing your wisdom with us Dan!   It has been one year since I have opened my own private practice here in downtown Washington DC!  Working sixty hour weeks is commonplace. Dealing with insurance, as expected, is frustrating. Here are a few pieces of advice that have helped me to survive in a tough market: 1. The …

  • articleDec 16, 2011 | 4 min. read

    Usher In 2012 With A Grand Vision For Your Practice

    Have you ever thought about the answer to this question: “How will patients remember you?” As a private practice owner and as pillar of your community, there is nothing more important than a powerful, grand vision that excites and motivates others. Here are four guidelines that will help you create a vision that will not only set you apart, but also help you to define your goals. In the process, you will create a set of guiding …

  • articleOct 19, 2011 | 3 min. read

    Focus on Making Money

    Today's post is brought to us by  Matt Wolach , the Director of Sales for WebPT. Thanks for contributing Matt! Most are aware of Southwest Airlines’ legendary ability to stay solvent in a fierce industry. Especially remarkable is the company’s ability to stay in business when so many airlines were filing bankruptcies. But few know the secret. Sure the company’s commitment to customer service and funny flight attendants and pilots are renowned. It doesn’t hurt that Southwest doesn’t …

  • webinarAug 30, 2011

    Social Media and Your Clinic

    Have you ever wondered how you could better engage your community or possibly add value to your practice by using Social Media? This webinar was hosted by WebPT Co-Founder Heidi Jannenga PT, MPT, ATC/L and WebPT Expert Michael Manheimer joined by special guests Casey Kirkes PT, DPT, NSCA-CPT and Dale Boren Jr. PT, MPT, OCS of Physical Therapy Central. Webinar attendees will learn: Is Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter right for my clinic? How do I set up my …

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