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A Focus a Day: Managing a Busy Schedule

by Ben Montgomery | January 28th, 2016 | No responses

The following article written by Vantage founder/CEO Tannus Quatre, PT, MBA, first appeared in the October 2015 edition of Impact magazine:

One day to the next poses challenges both foreign and familiar, and within just about any domain under the sun. From marketing to finance, operations to recruiting, and more, the demands on those running the business are great, and they do not trickle in one by one.

Challenges rear their head when least …


Meet Greg Stillwell, Vantage Director of RCM

by Ben Montgomery | January 28th, 2016 | No responses

Vantage RCM - Greg StillwellGreg Stillwell doesn’t just want to raise the bar for his team here at Vantage Clinical Solutions. He wants to set the high-water mark for revenue cycle management within the physical therapy profession.

“When people in the industry talk about the services we provide at Vantage, I want them to think of us as the standard, as the best,” Greg said. “I thrive on the challenge that’s engrained in the whole Vantage culture, which is …


Vantage Steps Up in Latest Edition of “Impact”

by Miles Wilhelm | January 28th, 2016 | No responses

Impact PPS January 2016Helping private practice physical therapists achieve success is part of our DNA here at Vantage. So whenever we get a chance to share a little knowledge with a lot of people, we jump at the opportunity.

We got that chance in spades this month when physical therapy’s preeminent private practice magazine, Impact, published three articles submitted by members of the Vantage team.

The monthly magazine produced by and for the Private Practice Section of …


Why Does Someone Come to Physical Therapy? And Who Is the Customer?

by Tannus Quatre PT, MBA | July 8th, 2015 | No responses

Who Is the Customer?Often times we guess at what people want from us. Whether it be the best, a doctor, or a specialist in XYZ, whatever it is they want, we will so often go to any length to make sure we are that very thing, but what if we are wrong?

What if they do not want the best? Or more likely, what if they assume that is what they are getting every time they see a …


Quatre to Private Practice PTs: ‘Be a Pundit’

by Ben Montgomery | June 23rd, 2015 | No responses

Tannus Quatre in Impact, June 2015Be a pundit for physical therapy. That’s the message our own Tannus Quatre, PT, MBA, offered readers in this month’s “Impact,” a publication of the Private Practice Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (PPS APTA).

Founder and CEO of Vantage Clinical Solutions and regular “Impact” contributor, Tannus points out that physical therapists have a lot they can and want to teach their clients, and yet time, of the lack thereof, often trumps


Physical Therapists talk PT, Medicare with Senator Wyden at Vantage-hosted event

by Ben Montgomery | June 16th, 2015 | No responses
Wyden PT Fundraiser

Attending PTs pose with Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) following the event, including (L-to-R) Kent Bond, PT, Impact Physical Therapy of Hillsboro; Erik Zamboni, DPT, Living Well Physical Therapy (Bend); Senator Wyden; Tannus Quatre, PT, MBA, Vantage Clinical Solutions (Bend); and Trevor Campbell, The Center Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Care & Research (Bend).

Any time you can get a group of physical therapists together for some one-on-one time with an influential U.S. Senator, a friend of the …


5 things physical therapists should be blogging about this week

by Sarah Leigh | April 15th, 2015 | No responses

Struggling to decide what to post on your physical therapy blog, Facebook page, or Twitter feed? Here are a few ideas from the the Vantage marketing department.

Boston University Assistant Professor Kristi Lewton wasn't convinced that a wide pelvis made runners and walkers less efficient. (Credit: Jackie Ricciardi/Boston University)

Boston University Assistant Professor Kristi Lewton wasn’t convinced that a wide pelvis made runners and walkers less efficient. (Credit: Jackie Ricciardi/Boston University)

Do wide hips make for a bad biped? A fascinating anthropological study examining the history of the pelvis was published in March and is being used …


Five things PTs should be blogging about this week

by Sarah Leigh | April 3rd, 2015 | No responses

Coming up dry on content ideas for your blog or social media accounts? From pricey MRIs to compression clothing for endurance runners, here are 5 things physical therapists should be blogging and posting about this week.

1. Oh, my aching wallet: MRI instead of physical therapy for low back pain leads to $4,793 higher price
The Washington Post put expensive MRIs in the spotlight and shared what you already know: that PT actually does save …


Spotlight: Grab That Media Megaphone!

by Ben Montgomery | March 11th, 2015 | No responses

Recently, one of our clients here at Vantage Clinical Solutions, Kent Bond of Impact Physical Therapy of Hillsboro, started a community outreach program in the Hillsboro, OR, area that strives to combat the growing incidence of overuse injuries in youth sports. And he wanted to get the word out.

Called “Keeping Kids in the Game,” Kent began spreading the word about the program by establishing relationships with local youth sports leagues, an ideal …


Amplify Knowledge in the Workplace

by Ben Montgomery | March 6th, 2015 | No responses

Impact - March 2013In this month’s edition of “Impact,” a publication of the Private Practice Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (PPS APTA), our own Tannus Quatre, PT, MBA, shared his thoughts about the best ways to spread knowledge throughout the workplace or practice, in a piece titled “Knowledge Amplification.”

CEO and consultant here at Vantage Clinical Solutions, Tannus shared some great tips on achieving the greatest educational reach within a workplace, so great, in