Patients who have suffered from conditions such as a stroke or an automobile injury need help getting back to regular activities. In some cases, they need to relearn the basic activities of daily life, from meal preparation to getting in and out of vehicles. By providing these essential occupational therapy services to patients staying at your hospital, you can start this process early in the recovery phase, which can have huge benefits for patients. This is where an occupational therapy contract company can help your facility. Occupational therapy is a highly specialized field that has many unique needs. With contract therapy, your hospital can leverage the resources and expertise of a large, focused organization whose only mission is to provide these services on a cost-effective basis to facilities like yours.
Benefits of using an occupational therapy contract company
While you may think of a specialized program like occupational therapy as an investment in time and resources that is necessary for a high level of patient care, the fact is that a properly managed department can mean reduced costs and increased revenue for your facility. This is because contract services can offer the following benefits:
- Access to top talent networks
- Industry standard training, development and performance management
- Compliance support to help meet industry regulations
- Reduced paperwork errors for better payer reimbursements
- Proprietary health information software for more efficient workflow
- Strategic planning for the growth of your department and expansion of services
The right occupational contract partner can build a long-term relationship that is growth-oriented and meets the needs of your patients.
Listen to our podcast for more physical therapy leadership advice
At Alliance PTP, we don’t just provide high-quality care at our physical therapy clinics; we also want to contribute to wider discussions around health care. Listen to our podcast, Agile&Me, for more helpful information about physical therapy leadership.