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.
Carolyn Vandyken, co-founder of Pelvic Health Solutions, tells us what she would include in a time capsule if she could send her herself a few items at the time of graduation from physiotherapy school.
Nicole Sullivan is a Physiotherapist and the proud co-owner of [mend]physio in Toronto. We asked her “if she could fill a time capsule and send it back to herself at the moment of graduation from PT school, what would she include?” She was inspired by the players’ tribune articles in which athletes write letters to their younger selves. So here it is, a letter to her younger self.
Jack Miller, a Mulligan Concept instructor and partner in Body Mechanics Physiotherapy in London, ON, answers our One Question Interview: "What are the 5 things you would tell a new physiotherapy graduate"
Angela is a pediatric occupational therapist, author and founder and CEO of Timbernook - an innovative nature-based developmental program designed to foster creativity, imagination and independent play in the great outdoors.
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!
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.
Over the past year and a half of building my company, I‘ve come to realize that many of the lessons I’ve learned building a business have been similar to what I’ve learned in the woods. Just like hiking, starting a business is a process that requires planning, passion and a deep understanding of the terrain. Here are the top five lessons that I’ve learned so far.
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.
Daniel Toma, a chartered accountant in Toronto, explains the most important accounting principles that physiotherapists and other self-employed health practitioners should understand.
Making exercise videos doesn't need to be expensive or time consuming. With the right processes in place, you can be up and running with your first video in a matter of minutes.