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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 …


Vantage Clinical Solutions celebrates first year of PT Pub Night with national event

by Ben Montgomery | July 31st, 2014 | No responses

BEND, OR – A professional networking movement specific to physical therapists and championed by Vantage Clinical Solutions in Bend, OR, will mark its first year of success with a national event in Chicago.

national pt pub nightPT Pub Night, established by Vantage Clinical Solutions in 2013 to help facilitate relationships to improve the physical therapy (PT) profession, will host its first National PT Pub Night on Friday-Sunday, Aug. 8-10. The event is a culmination of a year during …


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 …


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 …