Blog Weekly News Scan: Celebrating physical therapy month, Implementing a patient-focused culture in your practice By Taylor Goldsmith, 10.05.18 FacebookTwitterLinkedin This week in the news, we include a look at a recent MGMA study on the benefits of fostering a patient-focused culture in your practice, ways to celebrate national physical therapy month and more. We hope you enjoy! Implementing a Patient-Focused Culture Good Business for Practices, RevCycle Intelligence, October 5, 2018: Recently reported by the MGMA, fostering a patient-focused culture was a top business strategy among practices in 2018. Not only does this improve communication and engagement between staff, it also increases patient satisfaction, health outcomes and improves patient retention rates. Don’t miss this article to learn how to develop a patient-focused culture and the three business strategies top performing practiced used to realize financial gains. Celebrating National Physical Therapy Month: Support #ChoosePT, PT in Motion, October 3, 2018: Happy National Physical Therapy Month! This is an opportunity for our entire community to promote the benefits of physical therapy and make people more aware of the APTA and its initiatives, such as #ChoosePT. With a recent study shedding light on just how many Americans are living with chronic pain, what better time to educate people on how physical therapy can help. Getting involved is easy – check out this article to learn five ways you can help share the message. Advancing patient engagement – 5 trends to consider, Becker’s Hospital Review, October 2, 2018: We’ve come a long way in healthcare technology. From portals to telehealth, the modern-day patient expects convenience and effective healthcare delivery. Unfortunately, it can often be a struggle to find it. Consider the five trends presented in this article that explore the current, and future, status of patient engagement. 5 things you’re missing out on by not participating in MIPS, Clinicient Blog, October 4, 2018: We don’t often toot our own horn in the news scan, but this article from value-based care industry expert, Holly Taylor, is a must read. We know MIPS is complicated, but not taking part in 2019 as an eligible clinician can lead you to even further complications and set-backs down the road. Don’t miss this blog detailing five crucial things you’ll miss out on by not participating in MIPS. Never want to miss a news scan from Clinicient? Subscribe to our blog digest to get these delivered to your inbox. Sign up today.