Have you heard the news? The proposed rules for 2019 are out and CMS is making some significant recommendations! They are recommending to eliminate Functional Limitation Reporting and to add new modifiers to distinguish services provided by Physical Therapy Assistants and Occupational Therapy Assistants. According to the 2018 Fact Sheet item from the Centers for […]
A Once Reluctant Physical Therapy Patient Found an Answer Outside of Pain Medication In December of 2017, we went to Eclipse Physical Therapy and Sports Performance to hear the story of Dean Waxler. Dean was the victim of a motorcycle accident who looked to physical therapy instead of pain medication to recover from his injuries. […]
Exploring the cloud’s strategic benefits Healthcare organizations traditionally are cautious in their approach to new technologies. With good reason, of course. Healthcare IT supports a mission that leaves no room for error. And as cloud computing has emerged in recent years as a cost-effective alternative to expensive data warehouses, healthcare was not an early adopter. […]
Healthy, Wealthy, & Smart Episode 345: Education in Physical Therapy Dr. Jenna Kantor talks with Greg Todd, PT on Mentorship. Greg is a co-owner of a successful rehab program and is also a well-recognized PT spokesperson. In their conversation together they cover what mentorship is, work and life time management trade-offs, challenges and rewards of […]
IBM Watson released its Top 100 Hospitals of 2018 in May, evaluating 2,785 hospitals across the United States. The annual study looks for top-performing hospitals in the U.S. based on a balanced scorecard evaluating ‘publicly available clinical, operational, and patient satisfaction metrics and data’. The metrics include analysis of key performance measures including better survival […]
Healthy, Wealthy, & Smart Episode 354: The Importance of Advocacy Dr. Jenna Kantor hosts and interviews Roger Herr on advocacy in Physical Therapy. Roger Herr, the Secretary of the Board of Directors of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), discusses the importance of advocacy. He also covers how loose guidelines to land a leadership position, […]
Healthy, Wealthy, & Smart Episode 352: Tax Mistakes That Can Cost You Money Karen Litzy sits down with Craig Cody, CPA to go over some tax tips. Mr. Cody lets listeners know some strategies medical providers can use to lower their tax bill. He also discusses how proactive tax planning can help private practices.
Healthy, Wealthy, & Smart Episode 351: Taking Control of Your Health Karen Litzy brings on Sharon Holand Gelfand to discuss stress and nutrition. They cover topics including how stress impacts physiology, vitamins and minerals most people are deficient in, and how to heal your stomach with fermented foods.
Healthy, Wealthy, & Smart Episode 350: The Anatomy of a Cash PT Start Up Karen Litzy talked with Dr. Josh Payne on episode 350 of Healthy, Wealthy, and Smart. During their discussion they discuss how Josh began his concierge physical therapy practice. Josh started his practice after getting tired of the traditional PT model.
We want to thank and congratulate the entire nurse community for the work that they do. Nursing was rated the most honest and ethical profession for the past 16 years, and that is something to take pride in. Nurses make a huge contribution to the general health and wellness of our communities, and that commitment […]