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Telehealth has become one of the most important means of care delivery for healthcare providers, but setting up an effective telehealth program comes with challenges.

Learn how to implement an effective telehealth solution in your organization; best practices, training and tips for your staff; and regulatory and reimbursement information with our free telehealth webinars training, articles, and resources.

Featured Telehealth Resources

[Video Series] Telehealth: An Introduction to Virtual Care for Home Care Clinicians

Presented by Jared Vagy, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS and Aubree Colorito, PT, DPT, COS-C

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Implementing Telehealth

[Article] How to Implement Telehealth to Create a Successful Virtual Care Clinic

In the early part of 2020, the leadership team at Alliance Physical Therapy Partners knew they wanted to incorporate telehealth across their partner clinics as a way to give their patients more flexibility and convenience. They anticipated the process would begin sometime…

[Article] The Future of Healthcare: Integrating Telehealth in the Care Continuum

Ten years ago, if you talked about meeting your significant other online, ordering a meal through an app, or asking your car for the fastest way home, you were definitely outside the norm. Today, however, technology is prevalent throughout our social and workplace activities…

[Article] Skilled Nursing Facilities Must Continue to Invest in Telehealth Services

Seven months into the COVID-19 pandemic, SNFs are continuing to respond to the many challenges presented, working to ensure there is sufficient capacity for residents as well as access to broader personal protective equipment, testing, and help with staffing…

[Article] The Pandemic Has Shown Why Telehealth is the Future of Healthcare

More than six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, states are continuing to respond to the many challenges presented: Working to ensure there is sufficient hospital capacity for patients, protective equipment for healthcare workers, money in the hands of…

[Article] When Is Telehealth the Right Choice for Your Patients?

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented need to care for patients remotely. Worldwide, the pandemic continues to accelerate, even as U.S. case numbers show signs of a possible plateau. The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that without a unified national…

[Article] Steps for Implementing Telehealth Practice for Skilled Nursing Facilities

Since the beginning of this ongoing public health emergency, we’ve learned and experienced an astonishing amount. One important detail we now know from recent studies and data collection is that COVID-19 most aggressively transmits with extended contact in enclosed spaces…

[Article] Your Guide to Telehealth Implementation: 7 Steps to Move Forward

For PTs, OTs and SLPs in Private Practice, telehealth is here for at least the duration of the COVID-19 crisis. Many practices are already exploring their options to develop remote care programs and capabilities to meet the needs of patients following local shelter-in-place…

Training and Tips

[Article] 3 Steps for Boosting Your Practice and Engaging Your Patients with Telehealth

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, one of the first adjustments we all made was finding new ways to connect with our families and friends. Virtual game nights quickly rose in popularity, becoming a good way to relax and laugh with loved ones across the country and even…

[Article] The Role of the OT in Caregiver Coaching over Telehealth

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many occupational therapy practitioners have turned to the telehealth service delivery model. But many practitioners are new to providing services using this model, leading to questions about how to make the best use of the platform…

[Article] 3 Tips for Delivering Better Care with Telehealth

Telehealth has come to the forefront as a viable option in this defining moment in health care. Faced with our current public health reality, many clinicians are struggling to transition their years of in-person treatment to virtual care. Although there are similarities between…

[Training Series] Telehealth: An Introduction to Virtual Care

Telehealth is essential for providing patient care due to the current public health environment. Many providers struggle with how to translate their years of in-person treatment experience to the virtual environment. This course will introduce providers to best practice…

[Article] 5 Tips for Building Rapport with Telehealth Patients

Incorporating telehealth into our practice has allowed us to continue to treat patients in the midst of this challenging pandemic. Looking toward the future, this option will make it possible to see patients who have busy schedules, live far away from the clinic…

[Article] 4 Tips for Conducting Successful E-Visits

Like many of you, I’m trying to navigate the current COVID-19 crisis. My goal is to keep my patients safe while also delivering modified, quality service. E-visits are one option for staying connected with your patients while still providing them with advice so they can…

Regulatory and Reimbursements

[Webinar] Providing and Billing Outpatient Telehealth Therapy Services

On April 30th, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) temporarily added physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists as providers of telehealth for outpatient therapy services, with a retroactive effective date of March 1…

[Webinar] Updates on E-Visits and Telehealth for Outpatient Therapy Services, Part 1 & 2

As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, CMS has allowed the use of virtual visits, specifically ‘e-visits,’ for physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists. To help you better understand these new guidelines, we’ve partnered with Rick…

Pediatric Best Practices

[Webinar] Virtual Pediatric Therapy: Assessment and Intervention Using Telehealth as a Service Delivery Model

Telehealth is an alternative service delivery model that pediatric occupational therapists, pediatric physical therapists, and pediatric speech-language pathologists can use for implementing therapeutic interventions. Research supports the efficacy of telehealth in pediatric…

[Article] Conducting Successful Feeding Therapy over Telehealth: 9 Recommendations

As many as 25 percent of children worldwide have a feeding problem, and it comes as no surprise that parents of these children report nutrition as one of their most worrying concerns. Adding to their worry, the COVID-19 pandemic has left service providers scrambling with…

[Article] The Speech-Language Pathology Assistant’s Role in Caregiver Coaching

In many on-site clinical environments prior to COVID-19, SLPs and SLPAs interacted primarily with the client while the caregiver observed quietly, or perhaps waited in an outside area. In school settings, parent/professional interaction may have been limited to quarterly…

[Article] Adapting Telepractice to School-Based Situations

Are you a school-based clinician adapting to telepractice? Do you feel overwhelmed during these uncertain times? You’re definitely not alone. Many school districts are turning to telepractice to ensure continuity of services for their students with IEPs. As school closures…

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