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By Kevin Howard

This month, we’re highlighting five resources—FOUR FROM PPS ALONE—that PPS members can take advantage of to build their practice and become a fearless leader.

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OPENING A PRIVATE PRACTICE START-UP TOOLS

By PPS

Looking to open your own private practice? Look no further than “Opening a Private Practice,” an in-depth tutorial that helps owners establish the direction, vision, and feel for their practice. Inside you’ll find start-up tools like The How-To Manual, the Private Practice Essentials course bundles, and more. Physical therapists will learn how to draft their business plan; apply for the correct licenses, registrations and insurance; evaluate clinic locations, and more. Even an experienced owner will benefit from these resources as a form of self-audit!

Get it here: qrco.de/bcdDmq

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“PRIVATE PRACTICE: THE HOW-TO MANUAL 2ND EDITION”

By PPS

“Private Practice: The How -To Manual 2nd Edition” is an easy-to-use and concise guide that includes practical, step-by-step advice for physical therapists who are interested in opening a private practice, looking to purchase an existing practice, or want to gain more business knowledge.

Get it here: qrco.de/bcdDnf

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“PAYMENT RESOURCES”

By PPS

The “Payment Resources” page on the PPS website provides members with payment tools and resources to guide them through the intricate payment environment. The page is updated regularly and is a free benefit for PPS members.

Inside you’ll find four topics:

  • Value of Physical Therapy
  • Payer Contracts
  • Telehealth
  • Strategies to Maximize Revenue

Each topic includes articles, resources, tools, webinars, and more specific to that topic. Each will provide physical therapists the information and education they need when collecting payment.

Get it here: qrco.de/bcdBT0

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“LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: ENGINEERING THE GROWTH AND FUTURE OF YOUR PRACTICE”

By PPS

Presented by Troy D. Bage, PT, DPT, MBA, and Robert Babb, PT, MBA, the webinar “Leadership Development: Engineering the Growth and Future of Your Practice” will teach private practice owners the benefits and results of leadership education and the development of high-potential employees within their practice. The presenters discuss three different models for small, medium, and large practices and explore case studies on how the models have benefited those organizations. Private practice owners will also learn the six core components of developing a leadership program in any private practice.

Get it here: qrco.de/bcdEOL

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“WHAT IS CHANGE MANAGEMENT AND HOW DOES IT WORK?”

By ProSci.com

Looking to implement new work processes or some new technology within your practice, but don’t know where to start to inform your employees? “What is Change Management and How Does it Work?” by prosci.com, explains the change management process, which focuses on how to help people engage, adopt, and change their day-to-day process. In this article you’ll learn the ins and outs of change management to create a smooth transition for you and your practice’s employees.

Get it here: qrco.de/bcdEOv


Kevin Howard

Kevin Howard is a staff writer for PPS based in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. He may be reached at kahoward@ahint.com.

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