The new edition of Audiology: Practice Management provides a comprehensive overview of the most important topics for the successful operation of clinics and private practices. Practical guidelines help the reader master the technical, legal, and financial aspects of daily practice, from the fundamentals of HIPAA compliance, to infection control, to marketing strategies, to integrating quality control and quality improvement using the FOCUS-PDCA model. Leading professionals share their knowledge and expertise, providing the reader with recommendations for documentation, training and supervision, day-to-day accounting, managed care, and more. Features: -Numerous examples throughout the book aid comprehension of important concepts -Chapter outlines rapidly acquaint reader with the topics to be discussed, offering a valuable context for reading and review -Pearls, pitfalls, controversial points, and special considerations provide teaching points and useful recommendations Audiology: Practice Management is one part of a three-volume series, which is completed by Audiology: Diagnosis and Audiology: Treatment.
This book is an essential reference for audiology students and practicing audiologists, as well as for educators, and other health care practitioners participating in service delivery.
Principles of Practice Management 1. What is Practice Management 2. Professional Ethics & Audiology 3. Quality & Evidence Based Practice: Controlling Principles of Practice Management 4. Human resource Management in Audiology 5. Marketing Principles & Application 6. Private Practice Practice Management Applications 7. HIPPA 8. Evidence Based Practices & Outcome Measurement 9. Preparing the Clinical Report 10. Infection Control 11. Cerumen Management 12. Supervision Business Applications 13. The Business Plan 14. Designing Audiology Practices 15. Practice Accounting 16. Managed Care & Reimbursement 17. Proposing Audiology Services to Group Providers 18. Computer Principles & Application Appendix A: ASHA & AAA Codes of Ethics Appendix B: AAA & ASHA Scope of Practice Appendix C: Audiology Education