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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,


Vantage, PT Pub Night talk ‘Energy’ During #solvePT Chat

by Ben Montgomery | February 18th, 2015 | No responses

PT Pub Night Speakeasy #solvept EnergyVantage Clinical Solutions founder Tannus Quatre joined the PT Pub Night marketing team in moderating last night’s #solvePT Twitter chat – a weekly, nationwide forum for physical therapists and the brainchild of Michigan physical therapist Selena Horner, a.k.a., TherapyGirl5 (@SnippetPhysTher).

Last night’s topic: energy.

Where does professional energy come from? How can PT’s infuse positive energy into their clinics? How can energy be amplified through engagement, relationships and professional networks?

We loved the …


Vantage founder published in APTA “How-To” Private Practice Manual

by Ben Montgomery | February 17th, 2015 | No responses

Private Practice ManualYou may recognize the byline of our founder, Tannus Quatre, on articles published in past editions of “PT in Motion” and “Impact Magazine,” publications of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). A licensed physical therapist, Tannus has been dishing out insight and advice to private practice physical therapists for years now through a number of such channels, from writing and workshops to his work as a consultant here at Vantage Clinical Solutions.…


Make an Action List

by Tannus Quatre PT, MBA | February 5th, 2015 | No responses

Originally posted in the February 2015 issue of Impact

If you are like virtually every other business owner in America, I know one thing about you: You try to do too much. Yep, I said it. You are an overachiever. You work too hard, you don’t like to say “no,” and you try to do everything at once.

What's on your action list?One other thing I know about you is that sometimes you fail. Pushing yourself to your limits …


Our Team’s Favorite Productivity Tips for 2015

by Sarah Leigh | January 6th, 2015 | No responses

Web Picks: Our favorite productivity tips for 2015.Hey, it’s January! How’d that happen?!

After the whirlwind month of December (a healthy balance of celebration and working your tail off), January always brings some time for reflection and the desire to do something a little better than the previous year. And while many of us hit the pavement running after the holidays, it’s important to take a deep breath (you can do it!) and evaluate our working environments.

With the start of every …


Hey PTs: You’re watching the game. Tweet about it!

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

Twitter Sports FansHave you heard of Adrian Peterson? Did you know he tore his ACL back in 2011? Did you hear he was back on the field eight months later, rushed for 2,000 yard that season and was voted MVP of the NFL?

You have? Then yeah, you’re one of so many physical therapists out there who doubles as a sports fan.

You can’t hide. We see signs of fanaticism up and down your personal Facebook and …


Bend physical therapist lobbies Congress on behalf of PTs, Patients

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

Tannus Quatre, PT, MBA - Washington DCBEND, OR – For the second time in as many years, founder and principal at Vantage Clinical Solutions, Tannus Quatre – also a licensed physical therapist – joined more than 75 physical therapists from across the country to lobby members of Congress in Washington D.C. on behalf of private practice physical therapists and their patients. Held on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 29-30, the trip was part of an effort by the Private Practice Section of …


Two Rings or Less

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

Originally printed in the October 2014 issue of Impact

Two Rings Or LessWe sometimes think of our brand as a presence that exists only when a client or customer is within the walls of our office receiving service and care. While our brands definitely exist inside this realm, it is important to know that our brands extend well beyond the walls of our practice and exist at every touchpoint between your practice and the market.

One such touchpoint …


When A Plan Comes Together: The Simple Objective

by Tannus Quatre PT, MBA | August 4th, 2014 | No responses

Business ChartsA PLAN IS ONLY AS GOOD AS THE OBJECTIVE on which it is focused. Without the presence of a clear and simple objective, a plan can lead down any path with every chance of arriving somewhere, but very little chance of arriving somewhere productive.

Every plan should start with a simple objective, or set of objectives, and these should be clearly identified before planning commences at which time valuable resources are required of you and …