January 30, 2011, 11:00 AM PST / 2:00 PM EST

Using the Apple iPad can be used to improve productivity in your PT clinic. What are the current/latest mobile tablet technologies and how can I use them in my clinic?

This webinar was led by WebPT Expert, Michael Manheimer, joined by WebPT Co-Founder Heidi Jannenga, PT.

Webinar attendees will learn:

  • Practical uses for iPad in your clinic
  • Benefits of anytime, anywhere access to your EMR
  • How the iPad is different than your computer
  • Tips and tricks for new iPad users to make the most of the device
  • Best iPad apps for PTs
  • Q&A with experts to answer all your questions

Webinar Presenters

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Webinar posted in Technology

  • articleNov 23, 2010 | 2 min. read

    Technology used in therapy treatments in unusal ways

    In today's modern technology world PT patients are used to using their technology resources, such as their phones and PDAs, for everyday tasks. Why not add these tools to their rehabilitation program. Using these tools to record images and videos of their exercises can be a great way to remind the patient how to do the exercise correctly and provide added visuals many people need. In the recent discussion on the use of new technology to deliver …

  • articleMay 24, 2012 | 2 min. read

    3 Must-Have iPad Apps for Physical Therapists

    Your anything-that-starts-with-a-lowercase-i addiction is getting worse. It started innocently enough with an iPod, or maybe one of the first iPhones. But for years you could leave it at home, in the car, or at the bottom of your desk drawer without puddling to the floor in the sobs of severe separation anxiety . That was until the iPad —the magical tool that allows you to browse the web, check your email, manage your practice, and slice your …

  • articleJan 31, 2011 | 4 min. read

    iPad Alternatives - Mobile Tablet Technologies for Physical Therapists

    The iPad has so far dominated the conversation in the healthcare world when it comes to mobile technology, but there are a few shortcomings being pointed out by medical professionals. Most of these shortcomings can be circumvented through planning and consideration, but these things may be opening the door for other technology providers to make their way into the medical world. For instance, if you are still using a desktop application in your clinic process, it simply …

  • Top Five iPad Apps for Pediatric Speech Language Pathologists Image

    articleJun 21, 2012 | 4 min. read

    Top Five iPad Apps for Pediatric Speech Language Pathologists

    Today’s blog post comes from Jeremy Legaspi, a speech language pathologist at UPWARD in Phoenix, Arizona. Follow Jeremy on Twitter @AZspeechguy or visit azspeechguy.wordpress.com . As a pediatric SLP, I’m always looking for new ways to interact with my patients and incorporate fun into my treatment plans. The iPad is awesome because I can use it for documentation and office purposes as well as for treatment. As a big iPad fan, I have about 500 apps. Here are …

  • Top 10 Gifts for Physical Therapists Image

    articleDec 11, 2013 | 3 min. read

    Top 10 Gifts for Physical Therapists

    So, you survived Black Friday —and maybe even scored a sweet deal or two—but you’ve still got quite a few names left on your holiday shopping list. If one of them happens to be a physical therapist (or if you’re a PT looking for a cool gift to give to yourself)—and you’re racking your brain for gift ideas—then you’re in luck. Below, I’ve listed our top ten gift ideas for physical therapists. (Sorry, you’ll have to handle …

  • articleJan 9, 2011 | 4 min. read

    Using the iPad in the PT Clinic - What You Need to Know

    By now you have heard all of the buzz surrounding the Apple iPad , which is already one of the most revolutionary tech products to hit the healthcare industry.  Over 20% of US physicians planned to buy the iPad before it was released. Pundits are now calling 2011, "The Year of the Tablet." Many WebPT members use an iPad for their documentation and more PTs have surely received or bought one for Christmas. After you sift through …

  • articleJan 31, 2011 | 4 min. read

    Apple iPad FAQ for PTs

    Thank you to everyone who attended our webinar last week on "iPad use for the Physical Therapists." For those of you who couldn’t attend the webinar, we will be posting a recorded version of the presentation on our website in the near future. Each of the sessions we hosted for the webinar ended with a 15 minute Q&A period. This gave us at WebPT some valuable insight into the concerns of the modern physical therapy clinic. We …

  • Advancements in PT Tech/Emerging Trends Image

    articleJul 8, 2017 | 6 min. read

    Advancements in PT Tech/Emerging Trends

    From vibrating posture sensors , gait-correcting insoles , and pressure-sensing socks to popular movement tracking devices like Fitbit , video game systems designed to make therapy more fun, and helmet sensors that alert athletes and medical professionals of potential concussion-causing hits, there have been a number of exciting advancements and trends in PT technology. These innovations offer new opportunities for improved diagnosis, treatment, and patient engagement. iTherapy: There’s an App for That Smartphone and iPad apps for …

  • articleJan 11, 2011 | 4 min. read

    Motion Doctor Develops iPad app designed for Physical Therapy home exercise instruction

    The new iPad app includes over 60 videos categorized by body part, activity, sport and occupation. The videos are designed to help everyday people maintain their health and mobility, pain free. The Motion Doctor iPad app can also be used by Physical Therapists as a reference tool, showing patients how to properly perform exercises at home by taking the iPad anywhere they may go and watching the videos on demand. Wellington, Florida – Conshohocken Physical Therapy, Inc. …

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