What to Remember in a Year to Forget

There is no doubt that the pandemic has been a test of  the fortitude of every therapy practice in the country. It was disruptive, disorienting, frustrating and heartbreaking. It shook the entire healthcare industry, and introduced and exacerbated challenges that will affect business in 2021 and beyond. This extra ordinary year called for extraordinary responses and they […]

Therapists in the State of Washington – New Update on telehealth Law for 1/1/2021

Update on telemedicine bill: Beginning January 1, 2021 health care professionals, excluding physicians, offering telemedicine services to patients are required to complete telemedicine training. Below is a policy statement filed by the Department of Health with additional information related to this requirement. https://content.govdelivery.com/attachments/WADOH/2020/12/17/file_attachments/1628705/2101137telemedicinetrainingrequirementsallproviderspolicystatementfinal.pdf

Older Americans make a New Start in a Business of Their Own

by Kerry Nannon Reprinted from the NYTimes Friday November 27 2020 In April, Dave Summers lost his job as director of digital media productions at the American Management Association, a casualty of layoffs brought on by the pandemic. Mr. Summers, 60, swiftly launched his own business as a digital media producer, coach and animator who creates podcasts, […]

Therapists Over 50??? We Have a Facebook Group Just For You!

This Facebook group, started by Iris Kimberg, MS PT OTR, (65 years young) is dedicated to PTs OTs and STs over the age of 50 in order to share insight, information, challenges and rewards of being in the industry for an extended period of time. My hope to is develop strategies to share with therapists […]

After a Broken Bone, the Risk of a Second Fracture

Here’s another great NY Times article that makes marketing your services easier. Written by good old Jane Brody, November 2020 Far too few patients are referred for treatment that could stave off another costly, debilitating and sometimes deadly fracture. Older adults who break a bone face a serious yet potentially preventable risk of breaking another, […]