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    articleMar 6, 2015

    Save the Administrative Work for Admin Days

    In this third video of a three-part series, PT and entrepreneurial consultant Jamey Schrier explains how private practice physical therapy owners can better manage their time by reserving similar tasks for the same day rather than multitasking on multiple days. Want to know more? Watch the video or read Jamey’s description below: How Much Time are You Spending on Administrative Activities? In general, PT clinic owners should reduce their administrative work by delegating. But for those tasks …

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    articleMar 6, 2015

    This Week in PT News, March 6

    Pain Management Education Deemed Inadequate in Many PT Programs According to a recent study published in The Journal of Pain , only about 6 of every 10 respondents in a recent survey believe that today’s physical therapy students receive enough instruction in pain management. The authors involved in the study noted that this is an improvement compared to the results of a 2001 survey, but today’s students still need more training in pain management. “Ensuring that PT …

  • Make Your Money-Making Days Pure Money-Making Days Image

    articleMar 5, 2015

    Make Your Money-Making Days Pure Money-Making Days

    In this second video in a three-part series, PT and entrepreneurial consultant Jamey Schrier explains how private practice physical therapy owners can better manage their time by reserving similar tasks for the same day rather than multitasking on multiple days. Want to know more? Watch the video or read Jamey’s description below: How You’re Dividing Up Your Time Influences Your Bottom Line Every physical therapy clinic owner has had to make this decision at one time or …

  • Scheduled Free Time is the First Step toward Better Time Management Image

    articleMar 4, 2015

    Scheduled Free Time is the First Step toward Better Time Management

    In this first video of a three-part series, PT and entrepreneurial consultant Jamey Schrier explains how private practice physical therapy owners can better manage their time by scheduling full days of free time (i.e., non-working days). Want to know more? Watch the video or read Jamey’s description below: When was last time you took an entire weekend off from work? If you’re like most PT practice owners, your answer is “not in a very long time!” But …

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    downloadMar 3, 2015

    ICD-9 vs ICD-10

    ICD-10 is much more than just an upgraded version of ICD-9. In fact, ICD-10 represents a complete overhaul of the diagnosis coding system as we know it. In addition to offering five times as many codes as its predecessor, ICD-10 features an entirely different code structure. Here, we provide a couple of illustrated examples to show you how ICD-10 will change the way you code for patient diagnoses.

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    downloadMar 3, 2015

    5 Steps

    The ICD-10 transition is just around the corner, and the best way to ensure your clinic’s ICD-10 switch goes off without a hitch is to establish—and stick to—a solid preparatory plan. Not sure where to start? Here, we’ve laid out five simple steps to ICD-10 success, along with ballpark timeframes for tackling each to-do. Remember, the sooner you start your prep work, the better your chances of experiencing a smooth transition to the new code set—so download …

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    downloadMar 3, 2015

    ICD-10 Checklist

    There’s a lot to do between now and the ICD-10 go-live date, and if you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed by the massive amount of prep work that lies ahead, you’re certainly not alone. But, as the old saying goes, the best way to eat an elephant is one bite at a time. So, download this handy-dandy checklist and start knocking out your most crucial to-dos, one by one. Before you know it, you’ll have made it to …

  • Why Prospective Patients Can't Find You Image

    articleMar 3, 2015

    Why Prospective Patients Can't Find You

    How do you shop? If you’re like 62% of all US consumers , you browse—and purchase—products and services online. And you’re probably planning to do even more Internet shopping in the future, as you—and your online shopping peers—are becoming more and more comfortable with purchasing in a virtual setting. But before you commit to a fresh pair of shoes, a state-of-the-art stereo system, or even a new hair stylist, chances are you do a fair amount of …

  • How Your Patients are Stalking You Online—and Why That’s a Good Thing Image

    articleMar 2, 2015

    How Your Patients are Stalking You Online—and Why That’s a Good Thing

    Did you know the average American spends way more time scouring the Internet for medical information than consulting with an actual medical professional? So says Makovsky, a Public Relations firm in NYC, and Kelton, a global research and consultancy firm, in their article titled, “Online Health Research Eclipsing Patient-Doctor Conversations.” These two companies conducted their third annual US survey in July 2013, polling 1, 067 Americans ages 18 and older. The results revealed that the average American …

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    articleFeb 28, 2015

    ICD-10 FAQs

    We recently hosted a webinar focused on helping PTS, OTs, and SLPs prepare for the ICD-10 switch. We got a lot of questions—so many, in fact, that we decided to organize the most common ones into an easy-to-reference blog post. Read on to find the answers to all your burning ICD-10 queries. Don’t see your question? Post it in the comments section below, and we’ll find you an answer. Does ICD-10 affect CPT codes? According to this …

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