Most practices are coming to realize that there are definitely more problems and concerns in the continued use of paper charts than benefits. The decreased security and efficiency of documenting on paper makes it difficult to justify continuing with this method. We’ve compiled 4 key elements why an EMR is better than paper charts.
Learn more about using KPIs to measure the success of your rehab therapy practice. Review the OptimisPT Workshop recording which was presented by guest speaker Mike Horsfield, President of the Private Practice Section of the APTA.
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.
We would like to announce a specialized series of workshops that will be incorporated into our ongoing workshops. This series is the OptimisPT Billing 101 Workshop Series. These bite-size learning pieces are perfect for admin staff and therapists alike. It’s all the small pieces within the entire clinic that can impact the bottom line of your practice.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Medicare suspended audits. Now that the Public Health Emergency (PHE) is more under control, Medicare has resumed the audit process and it may feel to some like CMS is making up for lost time. Here are the three main types of audits and how to fair well should your practice be selected.
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.
The decision to open your own rehab therapy practice is not one that should be taken lightly and it is not the right decision for everyone. To help those of you who have dreamed of opening your own clinic and are brave enough to actually do it, we have compiled some key considerations to start you on the path to success.
We are in a great position, as therapists, to help detect scoliosis in our communities. This blog is designed to illustrate that you may not know what you don’t know about treating this condition.
February is American Heart Month. This campaign was created to raise awareness of the prevalence of heart disease and ways that it can be prevented. As healthcare providers, we can help to educate our patients (and ourselves) on how to get and stay heart healthy.
When implementing an electronic medical records system (EMR) one of the most overlooked considerations is end user training. This is arguably the most important aspect of a successful implementation and successful continued use of an EMR.