4 Things You Need to Know About MIPS

Whether you love it, hate it, or still don’t completely understand it, the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is now a fact of clinical life for some.

By Michelle Vanderhoff, MA, MBA

While most private practice owners are not required to participate, many are eligible to and should consider doing so, especially if they are already focused on quality improvement.

Practice Makes Perfect

How to bring about disruption by mastering the basics.

By Subha Nagasubramanian, PT, DPT, MS

A few years ago I went through a fellowship program and one, often repeated phrase stuck with me: “Experts do the basics extraordinarily well.” When I viewed running a practice through the same lens, it completely changed my perspective. Just as a complicated dance routine or an athletic performance is a conglomeration of simple pieces practiced to perfection and layered together to achieve something incredible, so is running a practice. I realized what is needed to excel: get back to the basics, master them, and then put it all together.

Energize Your Workplace Injury Prevention Programs

Tap into employee experience

By Kristen Cederlind, OTR/L, and Barb Herke-Smith, PT*

“Employee experience” is emerging as an important term in the Human Resources (HR) handbook, with the primary focus on creating environments that make people genuinely want to come to work.

Open for Business

How much does it cost to open a physical therapy private practice?

By Olajide Kolawole, PT

The short answer to this question is it depends. You need to ask yourself a series of questions as part of your planning.

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?”

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