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by Roy Harmon, on Sep 24, 2018 3:29:57 PM

The success of your home exercise program can have a huge impact on the effectiveness of your therapy. And when it comes to pediatric therapy, one of the most important …

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by Roy Harmon, on Sep 19, 2018 3:17:27 PM

Pediatric therapy clinics have unique needs when it comes to practice management software. For one thing, you've got to be ready to deal with scheduling around school and extracurricular activities …

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Topics:EMR

by Roy Harmon, on Sep 11, 2018 3:03:05 PM

After growing 733% over the last three years, Fusion Web Clinic made the Inc. 5000. The Inc. 5000 recognizes the fastest growing private companies in the US. (And, not to …

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by Roy Harmon, on Aug 17, 2018 4:02:00 PM

School is starting back, and that means that many therapists will find their schedules filling up easily in the afternoons. Unfortunately, filling up the mid-morning and early afternoon blocks of …

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by Roy Harmon, on Aug 15, 2018 4:48:00 PM

Last Updated: August 15, 2018 The American Occupational Therapy Association’s National Backpack Awareness Day is all about reminding parents, students, and therapists to ensure that backpacks are being packed and …

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Topics:National Backpack Awareness DayOccupational Therapy

by Roy Harmon, on Aug 15, 2018 3:41:04 PM

Whether you work in occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech-language pathology or any other discipline, good patient relationship management (PRM) is key to ensure loyalty, satisfaction, and repeat visits from your …

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by Roy Harmon, on Aug 9, 2018 2:29:59 PM

If you're planning on starting a pediatric therapy practice, you've probably already started thinking about how you're going to get new clients. Generating referrals is one of the most effective …

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by Roy Harmon, on Aug 6, 2018 4:08:09 PM

Have you ever considered starting a pediatric therapy clinic? New developments in technology have made starting a clinic more practical, so we're seeing more pediatric therapy professionals than ever starting …

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by Kyle Neipp, on Aug 2, 2018 2:09:58 PM

This year marks the 10th anniversary of our company. We've learned a lot about how our customers use Fusion, including what they love and improvements they'd like to see. We …

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by Roy Harmon, on Aug 1, 2018 3:29:17 PM

Listening to podcasts can be a great way to stay informed, get inspired, or learn something new. There are a lot of great podcasts out there for occupational therapists, physical …

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by Sarah Higgs, on Jul 30, 2018 5:04:00 PM

Last Updated: 7/30/18 The best pediatric specialists work constantly to learn new things and collect new ideas that can help them help kiddos. Whether you’re a pediatric occupational therapist looking for …

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Topics:Physical TherapyOccupational TherapySpeech Language Pathologist

by Roy Harmon, on Jul 25, 2018 12:06:34 PM

So you’ve started a pediatric therapy practice, and you have a few loyal customers. Or maybe you've been around for a while, but you're ready to grow. Either way, the …

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by Roy Harmon, on Jul 19, 2018 11:59:33 AM

As a pediatric speech therapist, you know that defensible documentation (i.e., clear and detailed notes) is an essential part of demonstrating your skilled service and getting paid. Whether you use …

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by Roy Harmon, on Jul 3, 2018 2:53:53 PM

Working in pediatrics is emotionally demanding. Sometimes new therapists aren’t prepared for that. Physical exhaustion is to be expected, but the emotional aspect is often overlooked. Understanding how that will …

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by Roy Harmon, on Jun 26, 2018 3:00:00 PM

Running a a pediatric occupational, physical, or speech therapy practice is rewarding. You're helping kids out every day, and getting paid to do something you're passionate about. But it's not …

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Topics:Scheduling

by Roy Harmon, on Jun 21, 2018 1:47:09 PM

Most therapists are familiar with the 8-Minute Rule, but if you'd like a refresher (or want to make sure you understand the details), this article breaks down everything from common …

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Topics:Billing and Claims

by Roy Harmon, on Jun 15, 2018 10:05:41 AM

Your passion is helping kids, and you can’t help anyone if you go out of business. Trouble with collections can cause serious cash flow issues down the line. Does your …

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Topics:Collections

by Jackson Dame, on Jun 7, 2018 9:16:26 AM

You know you need a logo design for your pediatric therapy clinic, but maybe you aren’t exactly sure why. It’ll help your clinic look good, that's for sure. But a …

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by Jackson Dame, on Jun 5, 2018 1:22:18 PM

Are you in the early stages of branding your pediatric therapy practice? Or are you an established clinic that’s looking to redesign its logo? If so, then it’s a good …

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by Roy Harmon, on May 16, 2018 2:56:43 PM

Should you outsource therapy billing or use clinic billing software to do it in-house? There are pros and cons either way. This article aims to highlight the advantages and disadvantages of …

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Topics:Billing and Claims

by Roy Harmon, on May 7, 2018 4:17:17 PM

I hope you were able to kick back and relax this weekend. Unfortunately, we hear from a lot of pediatric therapy professionals who don't have enough time for themselves. The …

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by Roy Harmon, on May 3, 2018 3:14:45 PM

All-in-one therapy software is great for pediatric therapists. They're able to focus more on their patients because they don't have to spend so much time on documentation. That's especially true …

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Topics:Therapy Software

by Nathan Starwalt, on May 2, 2018 8:35:48 AM

The penalties for HIPAA violations are devastating. The fines alone are high enough to bankrupt most pediatric therapy clinics. According to Morgan Brown at TrueVault: The penalties for noncompliance are …

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by Roy Harmon, on May 1, 2018 4:42:35 PM

Sometimes it feels like payers are looking for any reason they can find to deny your claims. Make sure you don't give them one! Paying attention to timely filing limits …

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Topics:Compliance

by Kathy Flynn, on Apr 23, 2018 2:35:50 PM

I’ve yet to meet a pediatric therapist who is in it for the money. Pediatric therapists care deeply about the children they treat and would treat them at no charge …

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Topics:Billing and Claims

by Roy Harmon, on Apr 17, 2018 11:25:03 AM

The AOTA Annual Conference, the Diagon Alley of occupational therapy, is just a couple days away! Whether you're looking to learn, find a job, check out the latest tech, or just collect …

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by Kathy Flynn, on Apr 12, 2018 10:48:03 AM

I recently listened to a webinar that reminded me of something I already knew: getting paid for services provided to patients is not guaranteed. Most phone calls made to payers …

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Topics:Billing and ClaimsCoverage and Verification

by Roy Harmon, on Apr 11, 2018 3:55:02 PM

Tired of taking your documentation home with you? Maybe it's time to give point-of-care documentation a try. There are a number of benefits to point-of-care documentation, but the best part …

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Topics:Documentation

by Roy Harmon, on Apr 9, 2018 4:47:18 PM

If you're a pediatric therapist, you need an EMR that is specifically designed to meet the unique challenges you face on a day-to-day basis. This means finding pediatric therapy software …

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by Allison Vickery, on Apr 6, 2018 10:01:14 AM

Note: This post is written from an SLP point-of-view, but it'll work for OTs and PTs too! Prior authorizations have rapidly become the norm. That means that if you can't …

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Topics:Documentation