Ep 130 Chaser – Improving Patient Care with Robert Snow


Episode 130 Chaser

In this episode, Jimmy interviews Robert Snow, a practicing PT with a passion for patient care. Listen to hear what physical therapists can do to improve patient care, work in private practice, and leverage your network as a student.

Bio: Robert Snow, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS

Robert Snow feels that the practice of physical therapy should be more about the patient care and less about the constant battle with the insurance companies. His passion is to assist private practice owners in finding that time freedom and making decisions that will give them the freedom of time they desire. He uses this mix of physical therapy knowledge and business leadership training to reach new goals with his coaching clients, department managers, and staff. Robert got his DPT from USC in 2002 and his OCS in 05, he’s also a certified ATC and CSCS. He’s been appointed to the APTA orthopedic specialty council.

Contact Information

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.gasparpt.com

Twitter: @robertsnowdpt

Episode 130 Shoutouts

Joe – Columbia University

Gabi Dobbs – Jimmy’s former classmate

Todd Martin, DPT – PRO~PT: http://www.pro-pt.net/

Episode 130 Highlights

(2:00) What can we do to help those private practice owners do what they want to do which is help patients?

(2:50) Patients or clients?

(3:15) Is owning a private practice getting easier or getting harder? Is there something on the horizon for them to get to?

(3:55) “Provide the best value for the dollar and you’ll have more customers than you know what to do with.”

(4:40) Is there enough [about private practice] in DPT education, to properly educate students if they want to get into private practice.

(5:42) What do you look for in a student to hire someone for your business because they’re going to represent you.

(6:20) “Leverage your network. PT is a really small world.”

(7:15) How do you leverage that network as a student?

(8:50) If you were going to move and practice PT anywhere else in the US, where would it be?

(9:30) What is something you’re currently reading or just read?

(9:48) Who is someone in the field of physical therapy that we should know more about?


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