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Patient engagement tech to invest in. – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Patient engagement tech to invest in. Blog This week in the news, we look at a report from the MGMA that identifies the top six patient engagement technologies that improve clinic operations, updates coming to ACA exchange plans that will improve the quality of care and a look at how data can enhance the patient experience. We hope you enjoy! 6 patient engagement technologies that improve clinic operations, Patient Engagement HIT, August 22, 2019 Looking for ways to improve clinic…

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Weekly News Scan: U.S. Navy Runs a Successful Value-based Care Pilot, A Case for Low-Tech Tools in PT – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Weekly News Scan: U.S. Navy Runs a Successful Value-based Care Pilot, A Case for Low-Tech Tools in PT Blog This week in the news, we look the results of a study run recently by the U.S. Navy on value-based care, a love letter to low-tech tools used in physical therapy, and three communication strategies to build provider-patient trust. We hope you enjoy! Navy saves money, improves patient outcomes through value-based care pilot, Fierce Healthcare, August 5, 2019 In 2016, the…

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Weekly News Scan: 2020 CMS Proposed Rule is Here, Looking at Physical Therapy Holistically – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Weekly News Scan: 2020 CMS Proposed Rule is Here, Looking at Physical Therapy Holistically Blog This week in the news, we look at a breakdown of the CMS proposed rule for 2020, the role physical therapy is playing in holistic health and how to coach effectively to increase employee satisfaction. We hope you enjoy! Proposed fee schedule rule wrestles with PTA, OTA services delivered ‘in part’; includes changes to MIPS, APTA News, July 30, 2019 The CMS proposed rule for…

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Weekly News Scan: Healthcare predictions for 2030, Changing the conversation on burnout – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Weekly News Scan: Healthcare predictions for 2030, Changing the conversation on burnout Blog This week in the news, we look at a new report from the Integrated Benefits Institute on patient care access and workplace productivity, how we can change the conversation around physician burnout and a peek inside the future of healthcare. We hope you enjoy! High costs hamper patient care access, cuts worker productivity, Patient Engagement HIT, July 25, 2019: High healthcare costs are (unfortunately) all the rage…

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Weekly News Scan: Strategies for collecting quality PROs, The three words to use for effective brainstorming – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Weekly News Scan: Strategies for collecting quality PROs, The three words to use for effective brainstorming Blog This week in the news, we dive into patient reported outcomes (PROs) and seven strategies for collecting high-quality PROs plus three words to use during a brainstorming session that will flex your team’s innovation muscles. We hope you enjoy! Strategies for Collecting High-Quality Patient-Reported Outcomes, Health IT Analytics, July 18, 2019: Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) are incredibly useful measurements that can help assess a…

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