Strategic Alliances

Choose your partners wisely

By T. Kent Rowe

We’ve all heard the adages. Two heads are better than one, there is no “I” in team, it takes a village, and so on. So in today’s business climate of strategic alliances, it’s fair to ask the question, “When is it better to join forces than to go it alone?”

Outcomes Reporting Systems: What Matters?

The right system for collecting and reporting outcomes will have several features, one of which is reporting.

By Al Amato, PT, MBA*

The value of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) permeates health care. Patient-centered care demands that the patient’s perception be placed at the center of health care decision making.

Don’t Find Yourself Out to Lunch with the New Tax Law

Getting your deductions for meals and entertainment right for 2018.

By Kimberlee Gould*

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 brings changes that can help small businesses like yours, but not when it comes to deducting costs for meals and entertainment. In general, the new tax laws place stricter limits on whether—and how much of—these expenses can be deducted.

Laser Therapy

Can your practice afford not to offer it?

By Mark Callanen, PT, DPT, OCS

Health care practitioners’ first question when assessing a modality is normally “Does it work?” Usually within minutes this transitions to “What is the CPT code?” and “Is it reimbursable?” If the answers to these questions are uninspiring, the conversation dries up quickly.

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