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Small Practice Series Pt 2: Your Software Should Grow With You

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Bobbie Byrd

Remember the days when all you needed to grow your small practice was a healthcare provider or two, an office administrator and some comfy waiting room chairs? Well - today's market dictates what you'll need if you want to see operational growth as well as differentiate yourself from competitors. First on the list? A configurable system for your EMR/EHR (electronic medical/health records) that includes features such as patient self-scheduling, interactive reporting, interoperable billing and specialty specific documentation.

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Small Practice Series Pt 1: How To Leverage Social Media

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Jessica Shaw

A strong digital marketing strategy sets you up for success as it allows you to attract new patients, maintain clinical satisfaction and stay on top of current healthcare trends such as new patient standards or upcoming technologies.  In fact, 68% of U.S. healthcare marketers are placing an emphasis on social media marketing as more patients are eager for the convenience of online engagement and accessibility. From regularly maintaining your website or improving your SEO (search engine optimization), following these social media best practices and keeping a fresh perspective will help you gain more exposure as well as effectively grow your small business.

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2021

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Jessica Shaw

In addition to an already challenging year, 2021 has been especially hard for the Raintree family due to the sudden loss of our founder and leader, Richard Welty, who committed suicide on July 21st. Despite the nature of his passing not being common knowledge, we have decided to share this publicly, in an effort to gain much needed awareness for behavioral and mental health initiatives as well as bring attention to the issues of gun violence. 

September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) and while we encourage you to watch our educational podcast from 2020, now more than ever we want to highlight the importance of not only being informed but also being proactive in silencing the negative stigmas surrounding anxiety, depression, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and any other mental illnesses. 

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Pain Awareness Month

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Jessica Shaw

September is Pain Awareness Month, a time to advocate about issues related to chronic pain as well as offer support to all the millions who are affected by common conditions like arthritis, shingles, sclerosis, fibromyalgia and more. Click here to explore some more fast facts regarding chronic pain as well as be sure to check out some of our customers’ tips and tricks on how to manage everyday pain. 

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Back To School Safety During COVID

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Kristin Davis

With COVID variants on the rise, it is understandable that many parents are concerned about sending their kids back into the classroom - especially as we're seeing more and more cases develop in younger patients. To help you navigate this school season, we wanted to provide some ways that you can keep your family safe during these next few months!

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National Immunization Awareness 2021

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Kristin Davis

August is the official month of observance for National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). With COVID-19 continuing to spike in many places throughout the United States, it is now more important than ever that we educate ourselves and spread awareness about the benefits of vaccinations, which is the exact intention behind NIAM.

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Aphasia Awareness Month

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Bobbie Byrd

Each June, we recognize Aphasia Awareness Month, a time dedicated to encouraging advocacy for a common health condition that 84.5% of Americans don't even know exists. As a chronic impairment that affects language, aphasia can dramatically affect those who live with it every day. During Aphasia Awareness Month, clinical professionals, along with individuals with aphasia and those who support them can share information about this little-known disorder. If you want to participate in these efforts, you can learn more about aphasia, how it impacts those who have it and what can be done to provide a better quality of life for those living with aphasia. 

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How Physical Therapy/Exercise Improves Mental Health

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Jessica Shaw

Whether you are dealing with an injury or chronic pain, seeking out physical therapy can improve your mental health as well as your physical strength. A physical therapist not only provides you prescribed exercises that improve function but they also act as a source of encouragement and emotional support. 

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How Engagement Has Evolved - The Pros and Cons of a Digitally Driven Society

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Jessica Shaw

Since the rise of the digital age, technology has impacted our everyday lives and continues to...

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National Mental Health Month: Improving Access to Behavioral Health

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Melinda Curle

Every May, we celebrate National Mental Health Month, a time set aside to recognize individuals with behavioral and mental health conditions as well as acknowledge the people who support them. In 2019 alone, 51.5 million U.S. adults struggled with mental health issues and because one in five people will experience some form of mental illness throughout their lifetime, chances are we all know someone who is affected.

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