In the latest myPTpodcast, Devin interviews Adam Fujita PT, DPT, CAFS, and Scott Hadley, PhD, DPT, private practice physical therapists. They openly discuss the challenges and struggles Covid-19 has had on their businesses and how it’s fostering them to evaluate to provide better, more accessible, more flexible services to their patients. Click here to download…

Telehealth Rehabilitation

This blog article focuses on how telehealth is impacting two independent physical therapy clinics. I recently had the privilege of interviewing two physical therapy private practice owners, Emily Wilson, New Seasons PT, and Leonard Van Gelder, Dynamic Movement and Recovery. To watch a recording of my interview on our YouTube channel, click here. Emily and…

Devin DeBoer, PT, and co-owner of myPTsolutions, talks with owners of physical therapy private practices, Emily Wilson and Leonard Van Gelder. They openly discuss the challenges and struggles they’ve experienced from the Covid-19 pandemic. They also shed light on how the current crisis is fostering them to evaluate to provide better, more accessible, more flexible…

10 Best Hospitals (According to US News and World Report)

The U.S. News and World Report recently released an updated list of their Top 10 Hospitals for Rehabilitation in the U.S. for 2018/2019. Making the list gives the rehabilitation facilities below a platform to promote their services, and highlight their accomplishments. What does the best hospitals ranking really mean? Making the list means that a…

  Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) is on the horizon. Listen to Trisha Hoffman, PT, and home health rehabilitation manager, as she talks about the new payment system set for January 2020. She provides helpful suggestions for how to best prepare for the change. To listen, click here and select Episode 14.  

Most of you who choose to read this blog have been preparing for the CMS Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) for a long time. Rehabilitation Manager Matt Williams’ preparation started over a year ago. I sat down with Matt to dive into the reality of PDPM. Matt also joined me for a myPTpodcast.  To listen, click…

October is National Physical Therapy Month, and the APTA has developed various ways for employers to recognize their PT’s this month.  But did you know that there is a national observance for every type of rehabilitation professional? Take a look our 2019 Therapist Appreciation Calendar below. Some of these events have less exposure than others;…

Staffing School Therapists

Understanding School Therapists and How they Differ from Teachers  To simplify communication and avoid unwanted stigma of being pulled out of class for remedial instruction; administrators, teachers, and parents, often refer to Speech Language Pathologists who work in a school setting as the “speech teacher.”  Although this is helpful for young students, it often leads…

Staffing School Therapists

Creative Ways to Retain Your School Therapists The challenge for many school administrators who are looking to retain school therapists is to lead in such a way that the many positives of working in school setting outweigh the potential negatives. Many of the factors that affect a school therapist’s morale are beyond the control of…

Communicating Respect for School Therapists

School administrators are used to thinking about how to communicate respect to their teaching staff, but they may not know how to best communicate respect for their school therapist staff members.  The communication of respect is important, because respect maintains employee morale under difficult circumstances. And as every administrator knows, a multitude of factors make…

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