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FOTO Tips: Review the Patient Response to the Functional Questions

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FOTO Tips: Review the Patient Response to the Functional Questions During the intake, the patient responded to the functional questions based on their perception of their functional activities. It is important to understand how the patient perceives their functional abilities. Ask the patient what they were thinking about when they responded to the specific question. […]

FOTO Champion Of The Month At OSI: Tricia (Mans) Imker

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FOTO Champion Of The Month At OSI: Tricia (Mans) Imker Tricia (Mans) Imker at the West St. Paul Clinic of OSI has great overall patient outcomes! 91% of her patients are getting expected or higher than expected functional outcomes. This means on average her patients are achieving their goals in very few visits. According to […]

Have a Valid Patient Start with FOTO

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Have a Valid Patient Start with FOTO Reviewing the patient report is an important step in the process of making sure the starting point at intake is a valid start for the patient. Look at the Primary Measure Score and the FOTO Mean Score on the patient report. If there is a 10-15 point difference […]

Therapy Partners Open House

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Therapy Partners Open House When: Thursday, October 9th, 2014Where: 7551 9th St N. #100, St Paul, MN 55128Time: 4:00 to 5:00pm social / 5:00 to 7:00pm presentations   Light food and beverages served!   Find out how TPI can help you: Open Your own PT practice Improve your billing/collections process Get better health plan contracts and reimbursement Join us […]

On Target Patient Introductions To FOTO Improves Accuracy Of Response

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On Target Patient Introductions To FOTO Improves Accuracy Of Response How often have you used a self-report outcome tool and found the information to be questionable for you as a provider? Even with research validated and reliable tools, such as FOTO, accuracy of response can be a problem. This diminishes the value of the information […]

Optimizing FOTO: Optimizing Outcomes

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Optimizing FOTO: Optimizing Outcomes Outcome measurement leads to better care management. Therapists are embracing evidence based practice more and more. Data is playing a much larger role in clinical decision making. Gone are the days of making clinical decisions based on just impairment measures, therapist observation and percentage of patient perceived improvement. Physical therapists are […]