Documentation Efficiency: Is it You or Your EMR that Lends to Easy Documentation?

Documentation Efficiency: Is It You or Your EMR that Lends to Easy Documentation? By: Cheryl “Chae” Dimapasoc Canon, PT, DPT;  OptimisPT Director of Implementation and Compliance Many documentation systems promise efficiency, compliance, allowing more time with your patients, and customization.  The experience, however, often proves to be much more difficult Read more…

Administering Functional Outcome Measures: Considerations for Maintaining Validity and Efficiency

Administering Functional Outcome Measures: Considerations for Maintaining Validity and Efficiency By: Jennifer Heiligman, PT, MPT Outcome measures are validated functional scales or surveys used to assess a patient’s functional deficits and impairments with the resulting findings used to establish a treatment plan and goals for therapy leading to better outcomes.  Read more…

4 Reasons Patient Engagement Is Important To Your Outpatient Rehab Therapy Practice

4 Reasons Patient Engagement Is Important To Your Outpatient Rehab Therapy Practice By: Jennifer Heiligman, PT, MPT Patient Engagement is the concept that refers to a patient using information provided by their healthcare provider and other respected resources to make educated, well-informed decisions about their care, treatment and recovery. The Read more…

OptimisPT Practice Spotlight: Roaring Fork Physical Therapy Featuring Caitlyn C. Tivy, PT, DPT, OCS

OptimisPT Practice Spotlight: Roaring Fork Physical Therapy Featuring Caitlyn C. Tivy, PT, DPT, OCS By: Cheryl “Chae” Dimapasoc Canon, PT, DPT;  OptimisPT Director of Implementation and Compliance We are proud to spotlight an amazing therapist that is making a difference in the lives of so many of her patients.  Caitlyn Read more…

Setting Goals in Your Therapy Documentation: Audit Pitfalls and Recommendations

Setting Goals in Your Therapy Documentation: Audit Pitfalls and Recommendations By: Cheryl “Chae” Dimapasoc Canon, PT, DPT;  OptimisPT Director of Implementation and Compliance Setting goals within the initial evaluation is a place where many therapists get “stuck” as they try to ensure they satisfy the stringent requirements set by the Read more…