August 4, 2011, 12:00 PM PDT / 3:00 PM EDT

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.

Webinar Presenters

Defensible Documentation Toolkit - Regular BannerDefensible Documentation Toolkit - Small Banner
  • articleOct 9, 2012 | 4 min. read

    Nine Questions to Ask Your Cloud Vendor

    Today’s post comes from WebPT copywriters Charlotte Bohnett and Erica Cohen So, you’ve decided to ditch the pen and paper and take your practice into the cloud―maybe through a payroll service , an email marketing tool , or even (hopefully!) an EMR . Now what? As you shop around for a cloud-based vendor to meet your clinic’s needs, be sure to get answers to the following nine questions.   1.) Is this truly cloud-based? Many companies claim …

  • 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, …

  • What Happens if Your Physical Therapy Software Goes Out of Business? Image

    articleJul 15, 2016 | 7 min. read

    What Happens if Your Physical Therapy Software Goes Out of Business?

    You’ve most likely heard the news: PTOS is going out of business. That means that in a few short months, PTOS customers will be left without a physical therapy practice management and billing software solution, so they’ve got to find new systems—stat . After all, no one wants to lose all of their valuable patient and business data—nor do they want to wait until the last minute to find a replacement. Shopping for a PTOS alternative, partnering with …

  • articleJul 12, 2011 | 5 min. read

    5 Cloud Fears Explained

    Technology has become a crucial component to healthcare documentation and management. Many benefits come from Electronic Record keeping including productivity increases, greater security measures as the burden of IT being lifted off of the shoulders of clinic staff. One of the most beneficial technology innovations in healthcare is the development of cloud-based technology. With new “cloud” technology, comes a lot of questions and concerns. Is it proven?  Is it safe?  We see a lot of misinformation around …

  • Digital Critical: Data Protection, Password Security, and Computer Safeguards Image

    articleDec 9, 2015 | 10 min. read

    Digital Critical: Data Protection, Password Security, and Computer Safeguards

    In the past five years, the way rehab therapists perceive—and use—information technology in their clinics has changed dramatically. We used to manage our files with stationary computers and back-room servers we could only access within the office. Now, our teams are mobile, and we use tablets, laptops, and phones to access the powerful cloud applications—including the WebPT EMR —that help us do our jobs. Essentially, the servers of yesteryear have migrated to the cloud.  With this new …

  • The Essential Guide to Disaster-Proofing Your PT, OT, or SLP Practice Image

    articleSep 28, 2015 | 11 min. read

    The Essential Guide to Disaster-Proofing Your PT, OT, or SLP Practice

    September is Disaster Recovery Month, which makes it a perfect time to think about disaster-proofing your practice. If you’re ready to skip this blog because you don’t think a disaster will impact your practice, consider the following factors: Not all disasters are city-wide events, and a disaster of any scale could destroy your practice. These events come in all shapes and sizes, from the sprinklers going off in your clinic and destroying your equipment, to snow storms …

  • 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 …

  • Ransomware and Malware: 7 Simple Ways to Protect Your Practice from Hacks Image

    articleNov 28, 2017 | 7 min. read

    Ransomware and Malware: 7 Simple Ways to Protect Your Practice from Hacks

    I hate to say it, but your patients’ protected information could be at risk—that is, if you’re not taking the proper precautions to keep it secure. Every day, hackers and cyber criminals use malicious software (a.k.a. “malware”) to target businesses and individuals around the world. Malware has many incarnations—including computer worms, annoying pop-ups, and Trojan horses—but the term generally refers to any software that’s installed without the user’s knowledge or consent. And last year, we saw a …

  • articleMay 2, 2012 | 2 min. read

    Moving to the Cloud Can Be a Dream Not a Nightmare

    We've seen that patients data privacy and liability are two top concerns for PTs as they relate to the adoption of cloud-based EMR systems. Typically there is concern about information getting “hacked” online. We’re here to tell you there’s no need to worry. Cloud computing can actually make your dreams come true. The US Department of Health and Human Services has released a report on HIPAA violations last year. Michael Koploy from Software Advice shared this data with …

Achieve greatness in practice with the ultimate EMR for PTs, OTs, and SLPs.