• Beat the Burnout: Time Management Tips for Private Practice PTs Image

    webinarJun 2, 2015

    Beat the Burnout: Time Management Tips for Private Practice PTs

    Between treating patients, completing CEUs, running a business, and managing staff, it’s hard to have a life outside of work; heck, it’s probably difficult to keep your head on straight some days. Such are the trials and tribulations of a private practice PT. And with so many tasks and people competing for your attention, you might find yourself dealing with a bad case of burnout. So, how do you wear so many hats—and juggle so many responsibilities—while …

  • The Drought: Tackling the Lack of Women PT Leaders Image

    articleFeb 15, 2015 | 4 min. read

    The Drought: Tackling the Lack of Women PT Leaders

    According to 2013 figures from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics , 60.6% of 224,000 employed physical therapists are women (as are 55.5% of physical therapy program directors ), yet there remains a dearth of women in private practice ownership , managerial, or administrative positions . Case in point: for the first time in roughly 50 years, the next president of the APTA will be a woman . Fifty years, folks. That’s just unacceptable, especially for an …

  • How to Create a Metric-Centric Culture in Your PT Practice Image

    articleAug 7, 2014 | 4 min. read

    How to Create a Metric-Centric Culture in Your PT Practice

    If you’re just starting out, your rookie physical therapy practice may not have as much business metric data as your more senior counterparts. But that’s okay, because you’ve got something that they don’t: The opportunity to create a metric-centric culture from the start. And that’s huge. Not only do you want the business metrics themselves, but you also want the culture that supports a constantly improving mode of operation. (Now, this isn’t to say that clinics that …

  • The Four Cs: Essential Metrics for Monitoring the Health of Your Practice Image

    articleAug 6, 2014 | 6 min. read

    The Four Cs: Essential Metrics for Monitoring the Health of Your Practice

    This month is all about tracking your clinic’s performance. Now that you know what business metrics are and why they’re so important , it’s time to get to the good stuff—that is, the ones you should actually use. Without further ado, here are the metrics essential to monitoring the health of your practice (in no particular order): 1. Cash First and foremost, you should know how much money—on average—you make for each patient visit, after subtracting all …

  • Want to be Better in Business? Then This Event is for You. Image

    articleMay 8, 2014 | 3 min. read

    Want to be Better in Business? Then This Event is for You.

    In T-minus six days, I—along with the rest of the WebPT crew—will be in our nation’s capital to kick off another Evolve event. Just like all roads in DC lead to the Capitol, all roads in the current therapy landscape led us to host an event in DC. This is a pivotal time in the therapy industry, and as such, we felt it appropriate to host an event in the city at the center of many important …

  • Cultivating Company Culture in Your Practice Image

    webinarJan 30, 2014

    Cultivating Company Culture in Your Practice

    “Culture” is fast becoming a buzzword in the business world. Not only does it help top companies hire—and retain—quality talent, but also it’s emerging as one of the best indicators of and reasons for success. In this month’s webinar, find out: Why culture is such a big deal for businesses How you can establish and maintain the right one for your practice How to hire for cultural fit Ways to demonstrate your culture online and in your …

  • The Story Behind WebPT’s Culture Commitments Image

    articleJan 27, 2014 | 5 min. read

    The Story Behind WebPT’s Culture Commitments

    Company culture can be a tough thing to define. After all, it’s a set of values, beliefs, and styles shared, felt, and propagated by each and every staff member. Ideally, it’s something that develops organically based on the mix of people and personalities present in your office. But as companies grow and change, it’s easy for that founding culture to get lost in the shuffle. So, when WebPT started growing, we knew it was important to preserve …

  • How to Showcase Your Company Culture Externally Image

    articleJan 22, 2014 | 4 min. read

    How to Showcase Your Company Culture Externally

    The main purpose of establishing a strong company culture is to get everyone in your business on the same page when it comes to core values. So, on the surface, “company culture” might seem like a strictly internal initiative. But if you think about it, your company culture is basically your practice’s personality—the thing that sets you apart from all the other rehab therapy clinics out there. And because—according to this Bureau of Labor Statistics report —the …

  • 5 Ways to Bring Your Company Culture to Life Image

    articleJan 22, 2014 | 5 min. read

    5 Ways to Bring Your Company Culture to Life

    Too often, company culture is like a bad romance; it starts out hot but later fizzles when other distractions get in the way. Like any lasting relationship, though, an enduring company culture requires a continuous investment of time, effort, and attention. Sure, it’s important to identify and record your cultural values , but words without action are just letters on a page. Culture—at least the kind you want—doesn’t just happen on it’s own. It’s up to you …

  • Hiring for Cultural Fit Image

    articleJan 21, 2014 | 7 min. read

    Hiring for Cultural Fit

    If you’ve been following our blog posts this month, you might’ve noticed a recurring theme—besides company culture in general—and that’s the importance of hiring the right people for your practice. From the cost of recruiting, screening, and interviewing to the cost of onboarding and training, hiring is a huge investment for companies, and if you don’t hire the right candidates, it can come at a big expense. According to a 2012 CareerBuilder poll , 69% of companies …

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