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  • articleAug 15, 2011 | 3 min. read

    Coming Soon to WebPT - New Features

    The month of September is going to be a busy month at WebPT Headquarters. In our quest to continue leading the PT EMR market, WebPT will be releasing some exciting new features and products that we are sure will enhance your experience and improve practice management. We wanted to quickly update everyone on these products and the education that will be accompanying the releases. Before diving into these features, we wanted to address the changes that WebPT …

  • articleAug 14, 2011 | 6 min. read

    5 Things to Think About Before Using Social Media for Marketing my Physical Therapy Clinic

    Social Media has revolutionized the ability for people to connect with one another. While great for connecting with friends and family, it can also be a huge asset to your business.  Contrary to what you may think, social media is not just for posting random thoughts or crazy videos.  Facebook , LinkedIn , Twitter , and YouTube are avenues for marketing, clinic name recognition, and networking.  It is the new generation of communication that can't be ignored.  …

  • articleAug 14, 2011 | 3 min. read

    Are your patients feeling 'Doc Blocked'? Your EMR might be to blame.

    The rehabilitation space is one of the more compassionate medical disciplines . Many WebPT members spend an hour of one-on-one time with their patients to ensure the best quality of care is delivered. While this attitude should be mimicked and admired across the healthcare field, it does create some concerns when it comes to the implementation of technology. A recent article titled, “The Loss of Eloquence in EMR Notes” highlights the inability of some clinicians to tell …

  • 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, …

  • articleAug 12, 2011 | 1 min. read

    Results of the National Health Insurance Report Card: They're not pretty

    One of WebPT’s strategic partners and web-based billing software provider, Kareo, recently posted a blog regarding the 2011 National Health Insurance Report Card . The findings were that insurance payments were actually declining from last year. Some of the worst offenders paid as low at 62% of what they were contractually obligated to.  What can be done to keep insurance companies honest while maintaining the thousands of private practice clinics that are struggling to make it in …

  • articleAug 11, 2011 | 2 min. read

    Patient Portal: How to add value to your practice

    A recent article  critiqing new products in the EHR market found that services like billing for telephone advice is proving to be near impossible. While this type of service and others may be a stretch, the topic on providing a Patient Portal may prove to be a valuable asset to your clinic.  While the perspective in this article is that Patient Portal technology isn't mature enough right now, it is worth keeping an eye on as it …

  • articleAug 9, 2011 | 3 min. read

    The Cloud, Security, and your EMR. How safe are your medical records?

    Thank you to everyone who attended our webinar on Cloud technology last week. If you missed the broadcast, you can view the recorded version here at anytime. I wanted to debrief everyone on the highlights of the webinar and also share some of the questions that were asked by attendees. Here were some of the most common questions about Cloud technology: Where is my data stored? If any of you have used a server-based system in the past, …

  • webinarAug 9, 2011

    Understanding Security and Technology Behind Cloud-Based Applications

    Have you ever wondered what 'The Cloud' actually means? Wish there was an easy way to understand the technology you are currently using? This webinar was hosted by WebPT Expert, Michael Manheimer, joined by WebPT Co-Founders Brad and Heidi Jannenga. Webinar attendees will learn: What exactly is cloud computing? What makes cloud computing different from traditional models? What type of security does a cloud vendor offer? WebPT will debunk a few myths about 'The Cloud' itself.

  • articleJul 29, 2011 | 7 min. read

    Expected and Unexpected Costs of an EMR

    9 Ways to lose your wallet on an EMR Ever feel like you're getting milked dry?  Here's a look at 9 expected and unexpected costs of implementing an EMR   1. Software Licenses : Many providers charge for a software license per users.  It is important to note the cost and renewal periods of the license.  Key questions: Is the license a one-time/lifetime cost? Does it require an annual subscription/renewal cost? How about upgrades?  What if a …

  • webinarJul 20, 2011

    WebPT New Features - Home Exercise Program and More...

    Home exercise programs that use video have been shown to increase patient compliance. Patient compliance leads to better outcomes, which can grow your practice. See how our new HEP module can enhance your clinic. Our Pelvic Health Module was created by pelvic health specialists to serve the needs of their specific community. This webinar will cover the steps to launch this module as well as all of the tests included. This webinar was hosted by WebPT Co-Founder …

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