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Patient Engagement in Rehabilitation: How Our CEO’s Own Experience as a Patient Was Transformed

By |2022-08-05T12:35:05-04:00August 2nd, 2022|Company Updates, General Healthcare, Patient/Clients For Life, Personalize Patient Care|

As a patient herself, AC Health founder Susannah Bailin understands what keeps rehabilitation patients engaged and motivated. Hear her story and learn how relationship building, intersession communications, and a trustworthy HEP app can prevent patients from dropping out before they reach their goals.

Healthcare Directories: Why You Need Them and How to Make Them Work for You

By |2022-01-01T14:59:23-05:00December 16th, 2021|General Healthcare|

Elsewhere on the blog (link to Preparing for First PT Session), we’ve discussed the importance of having a robust online presence as a healthcare provider: the vast majority of patients search for online reviews for a provider to whom they have been referred, and roughly 60% of patients will choose a provider who has positive reviews over one who has none. (1) One key method for optimizing your digital presence as provider is to make use of pre-existing online healthcare directories.

New Telehealth Research: Best Use Cases and Current Limitations [2021]

By |2022-09-23T20:15:29-04:00July 19th, 2021|General Healthcare, Latest News + Research|

The increased use of tele-health services during the Covid-19 pandemic has led to an explosion of research on the topic, with some providers, including rehabilitation professionals, questioning its efficacy and feasibility. (1) Today, we’ll delve into the currently available research to consider what telehealth in 2021 can and can’t do for providers and patients in the rehab realm.

How to Integrate Medtech With Human Touch for the Best Patient Experience

By |2022-01-01T14:59:32-05:00July 9th, 2021|General Healthcare|

As the world around us becomes increasingly influenced by and reliant on technology, it’s only natural to seeing this influence extending into healthcare. Medtech can (and does!) improve patient outcomes, reduce human error, and improve overall efficiency. However, many patients remain skeptical of the idea of relinquishing control of their care to a robot or an impersonal medtech device, even if it is more accurate and better performing than a human provider.

5 Signs Your Patient May Need to Stop Physical Therapy

By |2022-01-01T15:20:37-05:00June 22nd, 2021|General Healthcare|

As a rule, most physical therapists and PT students tend to list “helping people” high on their list of reasons for entering the profession. PTs are trained to employ a wide variety of techniques to help their patients progress and reach their goals. Sometimes, however, all this training and the earnest desire to help can make it difficult to recognize when a patient might be better off not coming to physical therapy.

The Superpower of Pediatric Occupational Therapists

By |2022-01-01T15:07:47-05:00July 15th, 2020|Case Study, General Healthcare|

Occupational Therapy "But my child doesn’t have a job!" It’s not obvious from the name of their profession -- occupational therapists -- how these incredibly talented therapists can support your children and improve their self-confidence and self-control. In fact, to truly understand the incredible range of skills that pediatric occupational therapists use every day

The Habits that Make a Successful Physical/Occupational Therapy Practice

By |2022-01-01T15:06:28-05:00January 15th, 2020|General Healthcare, Independent Practices and Entrepreneurs, Latest News + Research|

Physical and occupational therapy are fields that are constantly evolving; new research, new technologies, and new protocols emerge as the field advances so how does a PT or OT stay on top of their game and build a successful practice? They build good habits that keep them moving with the times. There is a

Physical Therapy Trends to Look for in 2021

By |2022-01-01T15:06:20-05:00January 8th, 2020|General Healthcare, Latest News + Research|

With the new year, there always comes change and new trends to pay attention to in the ever-evolving field of physical therapy. These trends are important because they are aiming to improve patient care, therapist job satisfaction, and patient satisfaction. Below we will take a look at some of the predicted trends for physical

The Benefits of Personalized Medicine

By |2022-01-01T15:06:11-05:00December 26th, 2019|General Healthcare, Latest News + Research|

Each patient that walks into the clinic is a unique visitor with their own set of problems and skills and each time they visit is a different experience. What may have worked one day for one patient may not be benefitting the patient the next visit. Personalized medicine in healthcare means that because healing

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