Managerial and Supervisory Principles for Physical Therapists / Edition 2

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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 Pointâ„¢ 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.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Offers an introduction to the business end of physical therapy, with business management techniques and technical insights designed to help professionals understand the changing role of physical therapy and therapists in the future health care system. Key management concepts are related to physical therapy practice at both the organizational and clinical departmental level. Coverage includes the health care delivery system, marketing, financial management, and facility planning. Includes many examples of applications in practice. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781742641
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 6/1/2004
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 528

Table of Contents

1 Health care social philosophy, public policy, and legislation 1
2 U.S. health care system 21
3 Oversight of health care organizations and providers 39
4 Laws relevant to health care business 52
5 General legal requirements and principles 66
6 Value, moral, and ethical matters matter 87
7 Business basics : forms of business organizations 103
8 Management, supervision, and leadership 112
9 Organizational culture and fundamental guiding documents 130
10 Organizational and operational structures 141
11 Strategic management and strategic planning 156
12 Quality assessment and improvement 166
13 Information management and documentation 180
14 Selecting, developing, and retaining staff 199
15 Organizing and engaging people in the work place 212
16 Communication : expression and listening 223
17 Achieving maximum productivity through work teams 233
18 Diversity in the health care setting 242
19 Employee appraisal, recognition, and corrective action 254
20 Career development is a life-long process 263
21 Marketing : it's more than selling 277
22 Strategic organizational and departmental marketing 291
23 Marketing strategies 305
24 Niche marketing 322
25 Marketing yourself 334
26 Health care economics 349
27 Health care accounting and financial reporting 362
28 Budgeting and financial planning 381
29 Maximizing financial performance 398
30 Coding 422
31 Outcomes management 437
32 Voluntary accreditation 449
33 Managing risk 458
34 Getting advice 480
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