Does your hospital need a physical therapy consultant?

August 10, 2019

A physical therapy consultant can help your hospital’s therapy program streamline operations, improve patient satisfaction, decrease costs and increase revenue. For hospitals of any size and in any location, maintaining a high-performing physical therapy department comes with a unique set of requirements. Even successful programs can find areas of opportunity, from implementing new best practices to expanding your service offerings for market share growth. 

Answering whether your facility can be helped by a physical therapy consultant can be a challenging question, which is why we’re sharing the following information. As you read the following, don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or would like to learn more about how Alliance Physical Therapy Partners can help your facility. 

Advantages of working with a physical therapy consultant 

By providing a thorough assessment of your program, a therapy consultant can help you prioritize changes and make recommendations for improvements that can help you achieve your goals. A physical therapy consultant will generally look at the following areas: 

  • Recruiting and hiring practices
  • Training and development
  • Documentation of billable services
  • Workflow 
  • Health information systems
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Internal and external marketing 

After assessing your current program, the right physical therapy consultant can help you with strategic recommendations and practical improvements that your hospital can implement. Physical therapy programs are a critical component of positive patient outcomes, helping the healing process so patients can be discharged with a higher level of functioning. Properly managed, your therapy department can be a positive revenue contributor and cornerstone of patient satisfaction.  

Alliance Physical Therapy has the expertise you need

At Alliance Physical Therapy Partners, we provide hospitals with a comprehensive array of consulting and outsourcing therapy services. We work with facilities large and small across the United States as a true partner to help you achieve your patient care and operational goals. 

We want to help you leverage our decades of experience and expertise in the therapy field as well as our top-of-the-line proprietary therapy management software that is compatible with all major health information systems. 

Learn more about our service offerings and find out how to receive an assessment of your current program when you contact us today.