Great news! Ascend—the ultimate business summit for rehab therapists—is back and better than ever before. Last year, the sixth-annual event took us to the Land of 10,000 Lakes (that’s Minnesota, don’tcha know!) for two incredibly educational (and incredibly fun) days…
Direct access to physical therapy care is transforming hospital acute care settings—or at least beginning to.
Matt Kraemer of Banner Health discusses how—and why—his hospital leverages physical therapy services.
Value-based payment models are quickly becoming the new normal in health care—and they’re going to change the face of rehab therapy in big ways.
’Tis the season for reflection. Here at WebPT, we like to spend some time at the end of every year appreciating the highlights—and learning from the lowlights—of the year before. Luckily, we’ve had a lot of wonderful things to celebrate in 2016, including publishing a whopping 221 blog posts for the nearly 6,000 rehab therapists who subscribe to our blog (and for even more providers who read our blogs but aren’t yet signed up for our weekly email digest).
It’s September, which means the weather’s cooling down, pumpkin-flavored everything is now available, and students—including future physical therapists—are heading back to school. If you’re in PT school right now, then this letter goes out to you, because the industry that you’re about to step into isn’t your grandparents’. It’s not even your parents’.
Superficial upgrades to technology that was built to address administrative tasks associated with a fee-for-service healthcare paradigm aren’t going to cut it in this new pay-for-quality era.
How commoditization is keeping PTs down—and what they must do to rise up.