• Scale for Success Image

    articleMar 20, 2014 | 4 min. read

    Scale for Success

    Managing growth within a multi-location organization through standardization, communication, and inclusion In today’s ultra-competitive healthcare environment, it is crucial to the success of your organization to take advantage of every possible opportunity to grow despite competitive threats from much larger players. One of the main reasons organizations attempt to grow is to take advantage of the many benefits (otherwise known as “economies of scale”) that result from such growth. As clinic owners, when we think of growth, …

  • Choosing the Right Location and Specialty Image

    articleMar 19, 2014 | 5 min. read

    Choosing the Right Location and Specialty

    Which came first: the location or the specialty? It’s private practice’s own version of the classic chicken-and-egg conundrum. Your location will absolutely influence who you treat and thus determine the relevancy of your specialty, and your specialty will certainly impact where you set up shop and what market you serve. Luckily, in this toss-up, there is a variable: choice. As the clinician, you have to decide what’s more important: your specialty or where you treat.   Location, …

  • articleMar 4, 2014 | 3 min. read

    Never Give Up; Never Surrender: An Ode to Private Practice PT

    Those of you who have been in the rehab therapy business for a while have seen first-hand how much the industry has changed over the last few decades. Back when I first started practicing—more than 15 years ago—we were working in a very corporate-dominated environment. Many of the small, independent, “mom and pop” practices had fallen victim to therapy giants like HealthSouth and NovaCare. However, when the economy tanked in the early 2000s, so did many of …

  • articleNov 1, 2013 | 1 min. read

    Score Your VIP Wristband to Attend Our Exclusive PPS 2013 After-Party

    New Orleans is known for its killer parties, so we’re super excited to host this year’s Private Practice Section (PPS) after-party at the 8 Block Kitchen & Bar (located in the Hyatt Regency ) on Thursday, November 7, 2013. Join us for live entertainment, complimentary food and drinks, and plenty of great conversation, all starting at 6:00 PM Central. This exclusive event is invitation-only, so click here to RSVP. Then stop by our booth (#252) during the …

  • articleAug 8, 2013 | 3 min. read

    Parking Perks Aid Company Culture

    Today's blog post comes from the WebPT Content Crew: Senior Writer Charlotte Bohnett, Contributing Writer Erica Cohen, and Junior Writer Brooke Andrus. Over the years, we’ve been fortunate enough to win some nice accolades . Recently, we won Best Companies AZ’s 2013 Arizona Most Admired Companies honor. We feel such an award is a direct result of our company’s culture . In our never-ending quest to be innovators, we are always looking for new ways to incorporate …

  • articleJun 17, 2013 | 2 min. read

    How to Finish a Business Plan

    You’ve got all your business plan ducks in a row —you’ve analyzed your staffing needs, nailed down your financing options, and set your business goals—and your partners are on board. Now, it’s time to put pen to paper. Well, hopefully fingers to a keyboard because even though most business plans have gotten much shorter than they used to be, they’re still pretty detailed documents. However, as Palo Alto Software President Tim Berry points out , “don’t confuse …

  • How to Start a Business Plan Image

    articleJun 17, 2013 | 5 min. read

    How to Start a Business Plan

    Whether you’re in the process of starting your own business or you’ve been in business for years now but just never got around to writing your business plan, this blog is for you. Here, I've compiled some great information to help you put together this ultra important document. Let’s start with the basics: What is a business plan? A business plan is a formal document detailing everything about your business. Venture coach Stever Robbins writes in an …

  • articleOct 18, 2012 | 2 min. read

    We’re heading to PPS this month! Are you?

    Today's blog post comes from  Copywriters  Charlotte Bohnett and Erica Cohen. Paper documentation ain’t warm and fuzzy with rainbows and sunshine. It’s cumbersome and bang-your-head-against-a-wall frustrating. That’s why we want you to get real with your documentation. Ditch the pen and paper and get WebPT, the ultimate EMR solution for rehab therapists. Visit us at PPS on October 25th and 26th (booth 525–527) at Wynn Las Vegas to learn more. While you’re at our booth, snag a …

  • articleJul 26, 2012 | 5 min. read

    Your Art is a Gift

    This post was contributed by  Ann Wendel , PT. Ann is the owner of  PranaPT , a member of WebPT, and an active social media participant. Thanks Ann!   If you read my blog or follow me on Twitter (@PranaPT) you know that I have a thing for Seth Godin (@ThisIsSethsBlog). His writing is full of wisdom, shared in clear, short, relevant messages. I just finished reading his book Linch pin and was struck by his definition …

  • articleMar 28, 2012 | 3 min. read

    How Can Private Practice Clinics Gain a Competitive Edge? Durable Medical Supplies.

    Today's post is brought to us by Tim Beury , Operations Manager with Medical Resource Association. Thanks for sharing this information Tim! If you are a physical or occupational therapist in the United States that has been in private practice the you have surely experienced the anxiety filled hour (or two!) of working out a good plan of action to effectively increase your referrals. You are undoubtedly familiar with the work it takes to be viewed in …

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