• webinarAug 27, 2012

    Keep Your Clinic Compliant

    Compliance is no laughing matter, but in this webinar, we do our best to keep things light—and understandable. Here, we provide some informational resources, including ways technology can help your clinic stay compliant and how to ensure your staff understands HIPAA. This webinar was hosted by Special Guest Rick Gawenda of  Gawenda Seminars  and WebPT Co-Founder Heidi Jannenga PT, MPT, ATC/L.

  • articleAug 16, 2012 | 5 min. read

    HIPAA Devices: 2 Myths Debunked, 1 Proved True

    Today's blog post comes from WebPT copywriters Charlotte Bohnett and Erica Cohen. So, you probably remember a few weeks ago we wrote a pretty comprehensive overview on how you can ensure HIPAA compliance in your clinic . We covered everything from HIPAA basics to continuing education and training. In case you didn’t have a chance to read it , here’s a refresher: US Congress established the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act in 1996. They implemented Title …

  • articleAug 2, 2012 | 4 min. read

    HIPAA Compliance in the PT Clinic

    Today's post comes from WebPT copywriters Charlotte Bohnett and Erica Cohen. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act  ( HIPAA ) is as dense as it is important. But for any healthcare provider handling private personal health information , which you promised to protect as part of the Health Information Privacy Rule, there are a few things you must know. First, a little background information on HIPAA: US Congress established the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act …

  • articleAug 1, 2012 | 4 min. read

    Holy Autonomy, Batman! It’s Compliance!

    Today’s post comes from WebPT copywriters Charlotte Bohnett and Erica Cohen. Autonomy, direct access, and respect. We all know the fight—in fact, at this point these three words have become more like a rehab therapist mantra. But we get the sneaking suspicion that not everyone really understands what these words means. Today, let’s tackle autonomy. For a dictionary definition , autonomy means: “independence or freedom, as of the will or one's actions: the autonomy of the individual.” …

  • articleAug 13, 2011 | 2 min. read

    How to tell if an EMR will help or hinder your practice

    While looking at an EMR for your clinic, it can be hard to understand what will work for you and what won't. To add to it, the messages in the industry seem a bit mixed and muddled. On any given day, you may read an article outlining all of the reasons why EMR adoption is slow and difficult for a non-technical staff.   A number of reasons fault the user and not the software. The next day, …

  • articleJul 12, 2011 | 5 min. read

    5 Cloud Fears Explained

    Technology has become a crucial component to healthcare documentation and management. Many benefits come from Electronic Record keeping including productivity increases, greater security measures as the burden of IT being lifted off of the shoulders of clinic staff. One of the most beneficial technology innovations in healthcare is the development of cloud-based technology. With new “cloud” technology, comes a lot of questions and concerns. Is it proven?  Is it safe?  We see a lot of misinformation around …

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