30 episodes

Agile&Me: A Physical Therapy Leadership podcast series. A podcast devised to help emerging and experienced therapy leaders learn more about various topics relevant to the management and leadership of outpatient therapy services.

Agile&Me: A physical therapy leadership podcast series Richard Leaver

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 9 Ratings

Agile&Me: A Physical Therapy Leadership podcast series. A podcast devised to help emerging and experienced therapy leaders learn more about various topics relevant to the management and leadership of outpatient therapy services.

    Selling Your Clinic? Common Questions from Private Practice Owners

    Selling Your Clinic? Common Questions from Private Practice Owners

    What Private Equity is
    The best time to sell my practice
    Whether there is a specific time of year to sell
    Whether opening a new clinic during the sale process is an issue
    What will likely happen to the brand and culture after the transaction
    What is attractive for potential buyers when considering whether to purchase a practice
    Typical changes after partnering / being acquired
    What happens if and when I  own the building in which my clinic(s) are established in


     
     

    • 40 min
    Owning your own PT practice – Keys to Success

    Owning your own PT practice – Keys to Success

    In this podcast titled,  “Owning your own PT practice – Keys to Success” we have the great pleasure speaking again with Pat Green, owner of Chautauqua PT, OT and SLP Professionals.
     
    In this episode I discuss with Pat the trials and tribulations of owning his own practice.  More specifically we talk about:
    What  he is most proud of when reflecting on his journey creating Chautauqua PT, OT and SLP Professionals 
    The curve balls experienced along the way and how he handled them With hindsight, what he would have done differentlyThe benefits / advantages of owning and operating one's own private practiceThe biggest challenges associated with owning and operating a private practiceAdvice for anyone looking to establish an independent OP PT clinicWhether it is getting easier, harder or just the same to own and operate as an independent owner / operator of an OP PT clinicLong term viability of small independently owned PT clinicsThe silver lining of the impact of Covid Thoughts regarding what is likely to change in the next 5 to 10 years for outpatient physical therapy clinics

    • 46 min
    What Is my Practice Worth?

    What Is my Practice Worth?

     In this podcast titled,  "What is my Practice Worth” we have the great pleasure speaking again with Steve Tolger,, Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions, at Alliance Physical Therapy Partners.
     
    Our discussion in this episode with Steve focuses on:
    What financial indicators do we use to value a businessWhat period of time is typically used when reviewing financial indicatorsThe importance of both past performance and future anticipated performance to valuationWhat 'add backs' areOther factors influencing valuation What a ‘multiple’ mean in the context of valuation How you can increase the value of the businessThe relevance and importance of culture to the seller and buyerWhat one is seeing in the market at the moment regarding multiples / valuation

    • 46 min
    The Steps Involved With Selling Your Outpatient Therapy Practice

    The Steps Involved With Selling Your Outpatient Therapy Practice

     In this podcast titled,  “The Steps Involved With Selling Your Outpatient Therapy Practice” we have the great pleasure speaking with Steve Tolger,, Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions, at Alliance Physical Therapy Partners.
     
    Our discussion with Steve focuses on:
    When it is a good time to consider selling your PT businessThe common steps involved with selling your businessWhat exactly is an IOI What information is needed from the prospective seller / practice owner for the prospective buyer to be able to generate an IOIWhat happens once the prospective seller / practice owner receives an IOIWhat exactly is an LOI and the information needed by the prospective buyerWhat happens after the LOI is signedThe common timeframe for the entire process to take

    • 40 min
    Physical Therapist Burnout: Causes and Solutions

    Physical Therapist Burnout: Causes and Solutions

     In this podcast titled,  “Physical Therapist Burnout: Causes and Solution” we have the great pleasure speaking with Meredith Castin,  a licensed physical therapist, entrepreneur, career strategist, and owner of The Non-Clinical PT. 
     
    Our discussion with Meredith focuses on:
    What we mean when we talk about clinician burn out
    How burnout is manifested
    Why clinician burnout is such an important issue to discuss
    Why more people are feeling burned out 
    The main causes of clinician burnout
    Underlying intrinsic and extrinsic factors 
    Whether the problem is getting worse or better 
    External factors that contribute towards clinician burnout 
    What type of environment clinic leaders need to provide to mitigate the risk factors contributing towards possible clinician burnout
    How we see the future of outpatient physical therapy
     
     

    • 48 min
    Trials & Tribulations of Foreign Trained Physical Therapists

    Trials & Tribulations of Foreign Trained Physical Therapists

    In this podcast titled,  “Trials and tribulations of foreign trained Physical Therapists” we speak to Anal Shah, an experienced physical therapist who emigrated to the USA after having completed her training abroad.
     Our discussion with Anal focuses on:

    Our experience obtaining verification of PT credentials in the US
    The state licensure and visa process as a foreign trained PT.  
    The verification of foreign education credentials
    Challenges with finding a US employer prepared to employee a foreign trained PT
    What we found surprising about PT clinical practice in the US
     The issues associated with being a visa holder
    The benefits to an employer of having a foreign trained therapist as part of your clinical team


     

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Amit Gaglani ,

Wealth of Knowledge

Appreciate the wealth of knowledge given and conversations with other industry leaders.

ChrstinaWDPT ,

Fantastic Information

This is a much needed podcast! Therapists do not learn this information in PT school so this helps fill a much needed void. Thank you

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