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Whatever You Do, Do Not Over-Plan

by Tannus Quatre PT, MBA | July 7th, 2014 | No responses

Over Planning - Business PlanThe BIGGEST PROBLEM associated with planning is, well… planning. Planning just sounds like a lot of work, and even gearing up to start on a marketing or business plan is likely to be last on your long list of to-dos.

One of the biggest keys to making a plan less daunting and achievable is to avoid the tendency to over-plan. Instead, break the planning process down into simpler, more palatable chunks. This will allow you …

Tannus Quatre talks ‘Paradigm Shift’ with Wisconsin Physical Therapists

by Ben Montgomery | May 9th, 2014 | No responses

Wisconsin Physical Therapy AssociationWhere many see a future health care system inundated with challenges like physician shortages, declining reimbursements and intensifying competition, Vantage Clinical Solutions founder and C.E.O., Tannus Quatre, sees real opportunity.

Tannus outlined ways physical therapists can recognize and capitalize on such opportunities earlier this month when he led a four-hour workshop at the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association (WPTA) Spring Conference titled “Paradigm Shift: Reinventing PT for the Consumer Market.” The conference was held April …

Tannus Talks New Vision in March PT in Motion

by Ben Montgomery | April 11th, 2014 | No responses


March 2014 - APTA - PT in Motion

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) recently unveiled a “New Vision for the Physical Therapy Profession,” and our own Tannus Quatre, president and CEO here at Vantage Clinical Solutions, was given the opportunity to offer his two cents in an article titled “A Vision to Transform Society” that appeared in the March 2014 issue of PT in Motion, APTA’s national trade magazine.

The new vision statement, “Transforming society by optimizing movement to …

iSALUS OfficeEMR Receives National Certification

by Ben Montgomery | February 12th, 2014 | No responses

iSalus Healthcare EMR EHRIt seems like just yesterday ( it was last November, actually) when we eagerly boasted of iSALUS Healthcare and its web-based OfficeEMR™ solution’s position on the 2013 Top 100 EHRs list compiled by Medical Economics magazine. The list positioned iSALUS within the top 10 percent of all EHR providers in the country – top 14 percent among all certified providers.

It turns out this announcement was simply a precursor of things to come. In late …

Meet Rachel Engler, Front Desk/Office Coordinator

by Ben Montgomery | January 29th, 2014 | 1 response

Rachel Engler - Vantage Clinical SolutionsWhen you call us here at Vantage Clinical Solutions, you may recognize office coordinator Rachel Engler on the receiving end based on her accent. Or not. (It probably depends on where you’re calling from.)

“Most people in Bend (OR) comment on my Midwest accent,” said Rachel, who was born and raised in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, “but I don’t hear it.”

Regardless, chances are good that if you’ve called Vantage over the last few …

Improved Client Support Through New Ticketing System

by Sarah Leigh | November 20th, 2013 | No responses

Here at Vantage, we support numerous technologies for our clients, each rolled out to assist practice owners in the management of their businesses. From billing, EMR and accounting systems, to cloud storage and document management, our clients simply use a lot of tools in order to get things done.  And that’s why our new ticketing system is so valuable.

In a nutshell, a support ticketing system is simply a method for relaying and addressing client …

Software Partner Named Top 100 Electronic Health Records ( EHR ) by Medical Economics

by Ben Montgomery | November 13th, 2013 | No responses

iSalus Healthcare EMR EHRBend, Oregon, November 13, 2013 – Over a year ago, Vantage outlined several reasons motivating our strategic and valuable partnership with iSALUS Healthcare – a company that provides industry-leading Electronic Health Records (EHR) to many of our clients as well as hundreds of clinics, hospitals and health care systems across the country.

One of these critical reasons highlighted centered on iSALUS as a forward-looking organization that continually develops more innovative ways to streamline the workflow …

Walking: Gait-way to a Healthier Back

by Ben Montgomery | November 6th, 2013 | No responses

The man who wrote the words, “We hold these truths to be self-evident,” was later quick to document what he discovered to be another unquestioning truth.

“The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises, walking is best,” Thomas Jefferson wrote during the mid-1780s. “There is no habit you will value so much as that of walking far without fatigue.”

More than two centuries later, physicians and medical researchers have performed …

Meet Kolby Kirk, Vantage Technical Support Specialist

by Ben Montgomery | October 29th, 2013 | No responses

Kolby KirkOn a typical hike, Kolby Kirk doesn’t differentiate based on scale.

Through thousands of professional-quality photos and tens of thousands of journaled words and sketches, our technical support specialist here at Vantage Clinical Solutions has meticulously recorded features both big and small from each of his journeys – elevated views of forested valleys, colorful fungus growing from the base of a fallen tree, even personal encounters deep within the wilderness.

“I’m always very detail oriented,” …

Bend business owner/consultant to present at California Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference in Pasadena

by Ben Montgomery | September 9th, 2013 | No responses

California Physical Therapy AssociationBEND, OR – Tannus Quatre, principal/consultant at Vantage Clinical Solutions in Bend, will be a featured speaker on the topic of branding and marketing at the 2013 California Physical Therapy Association (CPTA) Annual Conference in Pasadena, Calif, held Friday-Saturday, Sept. 20-21. Quatre’s presentation, titled “Positioning the PT Brand: A Requirement for Success in Direct Access,” is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 20 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Before an audience made up of physical therapists from …