In her video channel, Karen shares her thoughts on the intersection between health and technology...
How To Pick The Right Niche For Your Telehealth Service
The beauty of developing an online consultation model is that you can reach more people than you could with a bricks and mortar practice. The downside is that so can everyone else. By developing a clear niche for your telehealth service, you will be more likely to 'cut through' with a certain group of people. The online consultation space will soon get very crowded, so make sure you are going to stand out.
IGTV For Health Professionals
As health professionals, we know it is important to make video content to connect with our patients and potential patients. It is also important that your video content is being posted to the platforms where your target patients are most likely to be hanging out. If you cater to an Instagram using demographic, then you might need to flip your camera back to portrait mode and get onto InstagramTV (IGTV). Let me tell you more...
Turning Telehealth Into Digital Practice
I have always thought that the term 'telehealth' was a bit dated. I mean, does it mean we do health consultations on the telephone? No we don't; online consultations are far more than that. Anyway, it turns out I am not the only one that thinks this way. We discussed the term 'telehealth' in the Task force I am part of, and we came up with something better. Watch to find out more.
Telehealth Legal and Safety Measures
The main thing other health professionals worry about when considering telehealth consultations is 'Are they safe?'. Well I can hand on heart tell you they are. Here are some of the things that we have in place to ensure a safe experience for both therapist and patient.
Update On The Telehealth Course
As some of you may know, I am currently working on a course to help allied health professionals in private practice to get started in telehealth. The great thing is, the content has been shaped by all of you, with answers to all of the questions that i have been asked over the years. I am also including things no one has thought to ask - secrets of the trade, so to speak. You can hear more about it in this video. I will have launch dates for you real soon, so watch this space.
How I Became An Amazon Bestselling Author
This year i was a contributing author on a book that hit Amazon Bestseller status. Very exciting! Find out how this happened, and what i had to do to get there (Hint: a very, very, VERY long walk).
Is There Enough Demand For Telehealth Services?
People ask me if there is enough demand for online health services. For an industry in it's infancy, this is a valid concern. In this video, I share my thoughts.
Video Call Set Up
Take a tour through the physical set up that i use for my video calls and telehealth consultations.
How To Price Online Health Consultations
When you adapt your face to face consultations into the online space, how do you adapt your pricing model accordingly? In this video i share what has worked for us, which will hopefully help you to make your own decisions around pricing for teleconsultations.
The Public Wants More Content From 'Real' Health Professionals
As respected and registered health professionals, i see it as our duty of care to ensure that the information going out into the public is of a high standard.
THIS is why we need to put ourselves out there more...
How To Choose A Telehealth Video Platform
If you are providing telehealth consultations, how do you choose a video platform? Here are the questions i would ask to work out the best one.
Telehealth Terminology in Allied Health
In this video Physiotherapist and telehealth practitioner Karen Finnin discusses the semantics of the term 'telehealth'
An update on private health insurance rebates for telehealth consultations
Are you wondering about private health insurance rebates for allied health teleconsultations? Here is an update
How to add subtitles to your health videos
Are you wondering how to get that writing at the bottom of your videos?
A nifty way to organise journal articles you have collected
If you have a folder full of journal articles, you may want to put them to much better use.
Telehealth Follow Up for Health Professionals
Part 5 of 5. The all important follow up process for online Physiotherapy consultations.
Telehealth Exercise Prescription for Health Professionals
Part 4 of 5. Formulating the rehabilitation plan and prescribing exercises in an online Physiotherapy consultation.
Telehealth Video Call for Health Professionals
Part 3 of 5. How i go about the video call component of an online Physiotherapy consultation.
Telehealth Objective Assessment for Health Professionals
Part 2 of 5. How i have transitioned the Physiotherapy objective assessment to the online space.
Telehealth Subjective Assessment for Health Professionals
This is part 1 of a 5 part series explaining exactly how the online Physiotherapy consultation process works at Online Physio. This episode is all about transitioning the subjective assessment online.
Dealing with negative feedback
The more you build your community, and the more content you create for social media, the more likely you are to receive negative feedback. This is my plan for dealing with any that may come my way this year.
Is Telehealth Destroying the Physiotherapy Profession?
I was asked this question the other day, and this was my response.
Gadgets: Nail your audio for video content
For health professionals developing video content or live streaming, a microphone will make for much better quality end result. In this vid i share what i use - the lavalier Smartlav lapel mic. This is not a sponsored post.
Gadgets: A Tool to Light Up Your Content
This low cost selfie light is a great tool for health business owners to use to improve the quality of content they create on the fly.
Gadgets: Review of Misfit Shine Fitness Tracker
As a health professional, it is useful to stay up to date with the gadgets your patients may be using. Learn more about the Misfit Shine Fitness Tracker. This is not a sponsored post, i just love using mine.
Gadgets: The Apple watch for health professionals
The Apple watch has key features that can make it useful to your patients and also useful to you as a health professional. Initially a skeptic, I have been surprised at how useful mine has become.
Using Video Content In Your Health Business:
Video is the most watched and acted upon content on the internet, so all health business owners need to be creating video content. It's not as difficult as you think...
Building Your personal profile to promote your health business:
These days more than ever, people buy from people. Consumers want to the the story...and the person...behind the health service or business they are dealing with. Time to pimp your personal brand...
Should you be using an online booking system in your health service?:
Are you tossing up whether to get an online booking system for your health business? You need to watch this first...
Use email to grow your patient tribe in your health business:
Have you ever sent an email out to your valued clients? Do you regularly send them valuable information to remind them how amazing you are? If not, you need to watch this video...
Draw people to your health business before they even know they need you:
Traditionally, demand for our health service relied on people being sick, injured or unhealthy in some way. It's time we shifted our skills and mindset to helping people before they need our traditional services...