5 Ways the Right EMR Software can Help you Fill your Patient Caseload

The best clinics use a mixture of marketing to get patients through the door, good bedside manner, and a disciplined follow-up strategy. But, as much as a great experience is essential to retain your patients, other factors will inevitably influence whether they return. This article presents 5 ways to increase patient retention by working smarter (not harder!) using the right clinic software.

#ChangeMaker: Rick Lau

This week's Change Maker is Rick Lau. He's an entrepreneur who loves healthcare and SaaS. He's the Founder Call Hero Clinic Supplies Canada & PT Health. He helps clinic owners who are serious about scaling their healthcare business through #clinicaccelerator and is organizing the first ever Canadian Rehab Business Summit

How to Nail Your Media Interview

You’ve reached out to the media, and great news – they want to interview you! Now what? We’ve all witnessed some great interviews, and some very painful ones (Miss America pageants, anyone?). So what makes for a great interview?

A look ahead to Tech in 2017 and how it will affect your practice

After decades as a technological laggard, the healthcare industry has entered the digital age. The acceptance and use of technology in practice will not only continue to be adopted in 2017, but will be accelerated at a pace we have not yet experienced. Advances in technology will create enormous possibilities and opportunities - the wise will recognize and ride this trend.

Getting the Word Out: How to Talk to the Media

This is a guest post from Janessa Bishop who specializes in media relations, events management and execution, and developing and executing public relations programs for the public and private sector and not-for-profits.

5 Reasons to Educate your Patients' Digitally

Studies have shown that as much as 86% of the information a patient receives is forgotten by the time the patient reaches the parking lot (Mayo clinic). Using an app to help remind your patients of what you taught them in session can improve outcomes and patient satisfaction!

Highlights from the Post: How to prepare for a Mandatory Practice Assessment

Holly was selected this year for the physiotherapy practice assessment in Ontario. She shares everything she learned going through the process and provides great resources to help you build your portfolio and prepare for your assessment.

How to prepare for a Mandatory Practice Assessment

Holly was selected this year for the physiotherapy practice assessment in Ontario. She shares everything she learned going through the process and provides great resources to help you build your portfolio and prepare for your assessment.

6 Ways to Prepare for the Transition from Student Life to Professional Life

Advice from a physiotherapist who has successfully made the transition from student life to professional life.

How to Start Using Patient Reported Outcome Measures

Patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) help practitioners collect quantitative data to improve patient centred care, but most practitioners report it's time consuming and difficult to analyze. We've included the patient specific functional scale on healthSwapp to make it easy for you and your patients.

Think Like an Entrepreneur, Not Just a Clinician

To stay ahead of the competition, it’s vital that we constantly reinvent our businesses and ourselves, and the only way to accomplish this is by having an entrepreneurial mindset. You can apply the principles and mindset of entrepreneurship into your clinical practice.

#PhysioCongress - See you there!

We're headed to the Canadian Physiotherapy Congress in Victoria next week - let us know if you'll be there and come by our booth for #whatsyoursquat!

The Top 4 Twitter Strategy Basics

This is part 4 of a 4 part series on social media basics for healthcare practitioners.

The Top 4 Facebook Strategy Basics

This is part 3 of a 4 part series on social media basics for healthcare practitioners. We take a closer look at some specific considerations when implementing a Facebook marketing strategy to lead to greater success.

The Top 4 Instagram Strategy Basics

This is part 2 of a 4 part series on social media basics for healthcare practitioners.

How to Use Social Media in your Practice

Holly Mitchell, the business development manager, reviews the basic principles of social media for healthcare practitioners. This is Part 1 in a 4 part social media series.

Tax Advice for Physiotherapists

Daniel Toma, a chartered accountant in Toronto, explains the most important accounting principles that physiotherapists and other self-employed health practitioners should understand.

Driving Digital Change: Transitioning to Electronic Medical Record systems

Is it time to move your practice into the 21st century? Here are 8 questions you should consider as you transition to an EMR system.

Curried Hummus, Meditating and Educating

Announcing the winner of the 2nd Muse meditation headband and read about the highlights from the March 10/16 RehabTO.

Driving Digital Change: Protecting Personal Health Information

Moving healthcare online is an important step in improving clinical workflow & achieving outstanding patient care and outcomes. However, "history has shown that medical innovations are frequently accompanied by new risks. Accordingly, physicians [and healthcare practitioners] must keep the potential for harm to patients in mind and must actively manage the potential liability risks" (Neal D. 2011)

The Power of Networking

"It's not what you know, it's who you know". Networking is a great way to expand your industry knowledge, meet like-minded individuals, and even help generate future business opportunities in a casual, social environment.

5 Ways to Create Some Buzz About Your Business

This is our very first guest blog post. Janessa Bishop is a PR Consultant and has previously worked for Sick Kids and FleishmanHillard in Toronto. Find out how you can create buzz about your business from an expert in the field.