Rehab providers must find creative ways to encourage patient adherence to their plan of care, and in particular, to the home programs that will allow patients to contribute to their own recovery. In this article, we’ll consider an important tool in the battle to improve patient adherence: customization of the home exercise program.
Rehab professionals who spend most of the day in a healthcare setting can often forget how overwhelming medical visits can be for patients. For many patients, just stepping foot in a medical clinic is a major challenge, fraught with concerns about what might happen during their visit, what it is going to cost, and fear that the treatment will involve substantial pain. A little upfront work can go a long way to reducing the worries of new patients before their first encounter with you. Let’s consider three steps you can take to make the first visit a positive experience for everyone.
As insurance reimbursement rates continue to decline and patient caseloads continue to increase in traditional insurance-based settings, it’s not surprising that interest in alternative practice models is growing among PTs and OTs. It’s natural to search for ways to offer the high-quality, effective care patients deserve without sacrificing income or the sanity of the
Show us a healthcare provider who enjoys charting, and we’ll show you a unicorn. If you want to start a conversation that will never end, then gather a few of your favorite therapists, pass around some adult beverages and ask them how much they hate documentation.