Managerial and Supervisory Principles for Physical Therapists / Edition 3

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Overview


This Third Edition is an update to the market-leading administration and supervision text for physical therapy. Used by physical therapy students in administration and management courses, this book is a comprehensive health service management text presented in an easy to understand, yet thorough way. For this Third Edition, topics have been reorganized and regrouped, content has been expanded in key areas, and new case studies have been added.

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: 9780781781329
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 5/20/2009
  • Edition description: Third
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 516,150
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I: BROAD PERSPECTIVE ON PROVIDING HEALTH SERVICES

  • Chapter 1: Social Philosophy and Health Service Systems, Public Policy, Legislation, and Advocacy
  • Chapter 2: Overview of the Business of Health Care Delivery
  • Chapter 3: Strategic Management and External Forces Influencing Health Service Providers
  • Chapter 4: External Influences: Physical Therapy
  • Chapter 5: Internal Environment of Health Services Providers
  • Chapter 6: Internal Environment: Physical Therapy

Part II: GUIDING BEHAVIOR: VALUES, ETHICS, JURISPRUDENCE, AND OVERSIGHT AGENCIES

  • Chapter 7: Behavioral Guidance: Values and Ethical Principles
  • Chapter 8: Jurisprudence Essentials
  • Chapter 9: Regulatory Environment of U.S. Health Care Businesses
  • Chapter 10: External Oversight of Health Service Providers

Part III: BUSINESS ACUMEN: MANAGING, COMMUNICATING, STRATEGIZING, PLANNING, AND DECISION MAKING

  • Chapter 11: Leading, Managing and Supervision
  • Chapter 12: Communicating with Skill
  • Chapter 13: Strategic Planning
  • Chapter 14: Organizing for Business Success
  • Chapter 15: Management and Decision-Making
  • Chapter 16: Strategies for Health Services Performance Improvement

Part IV: BUSINESS ACUMEN: HUMAN RESOURCES, MARKETING, AND SELLING

  • Chapter 17: Employment Law
  • Chapter 18: Marketing Basics
  • Chapter 19: The Selling Part of the Marketing Process

Part V: BUSINESS ACUMEN: FINANCIAL AWARENESS

  • Chapter 20: Economic Principles
  • Chapter 21: Accounting and Financing
  • Chapter 22: Entrepreneurship: Physical Therapist Practice Ownership
  • Chapter 23: Making Structured Personal Financial Decisions
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