Poor patient portal adoption can be linked to 3 general concepts: communication, education and promotion. Improvement in these areas can lead to improved adoption rates of your patient portal. When practices are able to successfully implement the use of a patient portal, it leads to many benefits.
While most private practice outpatient clinics start off with a single discipline, it’s no coincidence that the largest practices in most metro areas almost always offer PT, OT and Speech and many offer behavioral and nutritional consultation as well.
While many outpatient private practices that offer only one discipline are successful, we are exploring some reasons you may consider adding another discipline.
The strongest referrals a practice can gain are those that come from satisfied and loyal patients. It’s been shown that consumers trust opinions and recommendations of their family and friends more than they trust advertising. If you have not yet been encouraging referrals from your current patients, now is the time to develop and implement a patient referral program.
June is National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month.Physical therapy is often underutilized in the treatment of headaches and migraines. Join us in advocating and spreading awareness!
The National Stroke Association has designated May as National Stroke Awareness Month. The goal is to help raise stroke awareness including the signs and symptoms of a stroke, what can be done to help prevent a stroke and ways to help stroke survivors.
In celebration of Mother’s Day we want to bring attention to the prevalence of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and how successful treatment for the condition can be provided by specially trained physical therapists.
Two causes relevant to the rehab therapy industry that take advantage of this time of year are Autism Acceptance Month and Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapists play a vital role in the treatment of individuals with both Autism and Parkinson’s Disease.
One way to promote increased patient volume is to retain your current patients by preventing them from self discharging. We’ve outlined actions that can be taken to improve your patient retention.