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The Benefits of Incorporating Baseline Neurocognitive Screenings into Your Concussion Management Program

Diagnosing a concussion is not always an easy task.  A physical therapist will generally rely on multiple tests to evaluate the physical deficits, cognitive deficits and emotional symptoms being experienced by the patient.However, in relation to athletes, there is something that could make diagnosing a concussion a bit easier for a physical therapist.  This is the administration of pre-participation neurocognitive screenings.

OptimisPT Makes Implementing a New EMR Painless!

OptimisPT is the best in class rehab specific EMR on the market.  Our embedded clinical decision support is just one of the features that sets us apart from the competition.  In addition, we include all of our other great features such as scheduling, the patient portal, patient engagement app, embedded HEP, and embedded outcomes measures, just to name a few.  Another way we are different from our competitors is how easy it is to implement OptimisPT as your new EMR.

Importance of Outcome Measures in Rehabilitation Therapy

Outcome measures are the validated functional tools used to measure a patient’s participation restrictions and activity limitations. These tools can be used to measure the success of rehab therapy interventions in relation to individual patient management and collectively, as a profession, to help determine which intervention pathways comprise best clinical practices. Learn how OptimisPT can help streamline your Outcome Measures Process.

April is Occupational Therapy Month!

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has designated April Occupational Therapy Month. Educating the community about the profession of occupational therapy and the important role Occupational Therapists play is a great way to help celebrate OT month. Here’s a couple ideas to help you accomplish this.

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March has been designated Brain Injury Awareness Month by the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA). By doing your part, you can help prevent future brain injuries.  In addition you can help others develop a better understanding of the challenges an individual who has suffered a brain injury may face on a daily basis keeping in mind that they should not be defined by their injury.