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Collaborate or Bye: Why Patients Want Connected Care Teams

Once upon a time—actually, not all that long ago—patients were patients. They sought health care from a trusted provider—in most cases, from their family’s primary care physician, who referred them to a specialist if necessary—and that provider scribbled illegible notes about their care on a paper chart that took up space in an overflowing file cabinet somewhere in a cluttered office.

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Common Questions from our Cloudy with a Chance of Reform Webinar

In our first webinar of 2017, WebPT’s co-founder and president, Heidi Jannenga, teamed up with CEO Nancy Ham to discuss the current and future healthcare trends that will impact PTs, OTs, and SLPs. (Missed it? No worries; you can view the complete recording here.) As always, we received quite a few questions during the presentation—way more than we could address live.

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New Ways to Get Paid: The Case for Bundled Payments

If you’ve been in business for a while now, you’ve probably gotten pretty used to the standard healthcare fee-for-service payment model: you provide a service, you bill for said service, and then you get paid for that service. Well, times are a changin’. While practitioners will still provide services and receive payment, that payment will soon be dependent on performance (i.e., outcomes data).

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