WebPT now has a customer base of 3,800 clinics encompassing some 16,000 therapists, assistants and billing crew who use the software. The company has grown to 110 employees. The software is sold on a subscription basis and is hosted remotely for clinics at a data center in Phoenix. WebPT is a certified registry for CMS and clinics can use the software to capture PQRS (Physician Quality and Reporting System) data. Jannenga says that most EHR vendors catering to physical therapy clinics require client-server installations. He kept his own development costs down by writing the underlying program using open source software including the "LAMP" stack-Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. Using the open source tools enabled him to keep the development costs down, he says.
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