Managerial and Supervisory Principles for Physical Therapists / Edition 2

Managerial and Supervisory Principles for Physical Therapists / Edition 2

by Deborah G. Friberg, Peter B. Kovacek, D. Kathleen Lewis, Peter R. Kovacek
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781742641

ISBN-13: 9780781742641

Pub. Date: 06/01/2004

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The Third Edition of this popular text offers even more practical advice and guidance, enabling you to assume greater levels of responsibility for the business side of physical therapy. Whether you are studying to be a physical therapist, supervising a staff of physical therapists, or managing your own solo practice, you can turn to Managerial and Supervisory

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Overview

The Third Edition of this popular text offers even more practical advice and guidance, enabling you to assume greater levels of responsibility for the business side of physical therapy. Whether you are studying to be a physical therapist, supervising a staff of physical therapists, or managing your own solo practice, you can turn to Managerial and Supervisory Principles for Physical Therapists to help ensure the success of your business.

This latest edition has been substantially revised and updated to reflect the needs of current physical therapy practice and management. Divided into five parts, the book covers:

Broad Perspectives of Providing Health Services

Guiding Behavior: Values, Ethics, Jurisprudence, and Oversight Agencies

Business Acumen: Managing, Communicating, Strategizing, Planning, and Decision Making

Business Acumen: Human Resources, Marketing, and Selling

Business Acumen: Financial Awareness

In addition to new and revised content, there are several enhancements to deepen your learning experience and give you more opportunities to put your knowledge into practice. Key terms are bolded and italicized throughout the text and defined at the beginning of each chapter. Other important terms are bolded in the text and defined in the online glossary. Related information is cross-referenced throughout the text. Additional resources listed at the end of each chapter help you build and manage your physical therapy business. Finally, new and updated case studies in the book and integrated scenarios on the companion website build your confidence in applying principles of leadership, management, and supervision to deal with typical situationsencountered in managing a physical therapy practice.

Bonus Online Resources!

This book's companion website located on the Point™ offers a fully searchable online version of the text, a glossary, integrated scenarios, and a comprehensive self-assessment review for students. Instructor resources are also available. See the inside front cover for more details.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781742641
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/01/2004
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Health care social philosophy, public policy, and legislation1
2U.S. health care system21
3Oversight of health care organizations and providers39
4Laws relevant to health care business52
5General legal requirements and principles66
6Value, moral, and ethical matters matter87
7Business basics : forms of business organizations103
8Management, supervision, and leadership112
9Organizational culture and fundamental guiding documents130
10Organizational and operational structures141
11Strategic management and strategic planning156
12Quality assessment and improvement166
13Information management and documentation180
14Selecting, developing, and retaining staff199
15Organizing and engaging people in the work place212
16Communication : expression and listening223
17Achieving maximum productivity through work teams233
18Diversity in the health care setting242
19Employee appraisal, recognition, and corrective action254
20Career development is a life-long process263
21Marketing : it's more than selling277
22Strategic organizational and departmental marketing291
23Marketing strategies305
24Niche marketing322
25Marketing yourself334
26Health care economics349
27Health care accounting and financial reporting362
28Budgeting and financial planning381
29Maximizing financial performance398
30Coding422
31Outcomes management437
32Voluntary accreditation449
33Managing risk458
34Getting advice480

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