The Physical Therapist's Guide to Health Care / Edition 1

The Physical Therapist's Guide to Health Care / Edition 1

by K. Curtis
     
 

ISBN-10: 1556423780

ISBN-13: 9781556423789

Pub. Date: 01/01/1999

Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated

The Physical Therapist's Guide to Health Care is the simple, clear app roach to understanding health care in today's changing environment. Th is book provides a strategy based approach to help physical therapists successfully manage change and meet the challenges of clinical practi ce in common practice settings. This essential text includes an intro duction to

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The Physical Therapist's Guide to Health Care is the simple, clear app roach to understanding health care in today's changing environment. Th is book provides a strategy based approach to help physical therapists successfully manage change and meet the challenges of clinical practi ce in common practice settings. This essential text includes an intro duction to health care that covers the basics of health care financing , health care reimbursement systems, cost containment strategies and r eferral services. Important issues covered in this book include trends in acute, subacute, home health care practice, outcomes management an d prevention.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556423789
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contents 

Chapter 1: Managing Change
Kathleen A. Curtis, PhD, PT
Chapter 2: Basics of Health Care Financing and Reimbursement
Wendy Kristy, MPT
Chapter 3: Cost Containment Strategies
Wendy Kristy, MPT
Chapter 4: Referral and Access to Physical Therapy Services
Tod Steffenilla, MPT
Chapter 5: Trends and Strategies for Physical Therapy Practice in Acute Care 
Sonya Yokes, MPT
Chapter 6: Trends and Strategies for Physical Therapy Practice in Sub-acute Care
Julie Roberson, MPT
Chapter 7: Trends and Strategies for Physical Therapy Practice in Home Health Care
Nicole Hodson-Chennault, MPT
Chapter 8: Time Management Techniques
Noelle Righter-Freer, MPT
Chapter 9: Caseload Management and Delegation
Noelle Righter-Freer, MPT
Chapter 10: Measuring Outcomes of Physical Therapy
Wendy Kristy, MPT
Chapter 11: Documentation Requirements
Jenna Sawdon, MPT
Chapter 12: Utilization Management
Noelle Righter-Freer, MPT
Chapter 13: Quality Management in Physical Therapy
Noelle Righter-Freer, MPT
Chapter 14: The Role of Physical Therapy in Prevention and Wellness
Judith M. Reposo, MPT, and Dana Stypula, MPT

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