To conclude our four part “Patient Innovation”#rtblogseries, today’s installment will discuss the advancements of RPM within the pulmonology industry. With a particular focus on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), we wanted to offer some informative, educational resources for people who suffer from COPD, providers who treat it and any others who want to learn more about how virtual care technologies are playing a major role in innovating new methods of patient management as well as expanding rural access to COPD treatments.
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Over 50 million Americans live with chronic pain (1) and each one of their experiences differs from the rest. With pain being the most common and frequent medical symptom, it is important to understand the significance of properly managing and monitoring patients who endure chronic pain conditions like nerve damage, inflammatory diseases and acute injuries. For the third installment of our “Patient Innovation” #rtblogseries we wanted to provide you with some resources about why chronic pain matters and how RPM technology is innovating patient behavior.
Located in Boise, Meridian and Nampa, Idaho, Sawtooth Physical Therapy strives to provide specialized therapy and rehab services to the whole of the Treasure Valley area. With a team of dedicated occupational and physical therapists, their mission is to elevate patient care as well as educate their patients on the best ways to heal and prevent their bodies from injuries.
With advancements in technology playing a significant part in innovating the healthcare industry, it is also important to utilize other digital resources like social media in order to develop an effective business strategy that not only helps you promote your brand but encourages engagement between you, your followers and those you follow. Whether your goal is to increase awareness and educate or to advertise and improve revenue, all of these tactics involve understanding the 5 best practices that can help your business properly establish and benefit from an online presence.
As Washington state’s leading provider of work related rehabilitation and evaluation services, Northwest Return Work is located in Lynnwood, WA and offers a variety of services that help protect and heal the working class of America. Founded in 2007 by an occupational therapist who came from a blue collar family, Josh Cobbley wanted to give back to the workforce community in hopes to better appreciate their sacrifices and hard work. So much so, that their mission is, “We believe occupational roles are essential to productive living. We will provide every reasonable resource we have, in a genuine spirit of caring, to help our clients achieve their best functional capacity as they transition back into the role of worker.” (Northwest Return to Work).
While society is just beginning to reopen in phases, the healthcare industry has been facing this new “normal” for quite some time. Whether it be advocating for financial stability or adapting to alternative methods of treatment, therapy practices, behavioral health agencies, specialty clinics and other medical affiliated businesses all have become experts at overcoming the unique challenges of providing patient care during this pandemic.
Even though the majority of the world has been closed for business, the healthcare industry has had to adapt and overcome the new challenges of providing alternative methods of patient care via telehealth. Now that society is entering the beginning stages of reopening, we wanted to make sure that our clients, from larger, enterprise level rehab facilities and behavioral health agencies to small therapy practices and specialty market clinics, that you are prepared to reopen your business to the public more effectively and efficiently than ever before. Below are the “4 C’s” we advise you to follow in order to best sustain a safe and healthy practice.
As a preferred technical partner and solutions provider in the healthcare industry we offer EHR efficiency tools that allow medical and billing practices to custom build solutions, streamline RCM as well as optimize Practice Management. In addition to pediatric and physical therapy some of our other specialty markets include and are not limited to behavioral health, pain management, chiropractic, pulmonology, bariatric and rheumatology.
Because of COVID-19, the normal delivery of healthcare services has drastically changed and patient care is suffering at the expense of difficult, but necessary preventive measures such as social distancing and public business closures. While society will eventually revert back to normal, the many changes happening now will forever affect healthcare and we want you to be prepared to adapt and overcome!
Here at Raintree, we understand the importance of patient care and recognize that staying connected with your patients is essential for both their health and the successful operation of your business. During this challenging time of change and uncertainty, we want to help you stabilize revenue, exceed patients’ expectations and promote effective remote workforce management. Here are some of our solutions that feature built in tools that do just that.