Whether you are a student, an independent practitioner, a clinician employed in an Audiology-ENT practice, hospital-based, educational audiologist or managing a University-based Audiology clinic, this text contains critically important information essential to the operational and business management of your practice setting. The authors have decades of practical experience in their successful practices and have presented seminars on practice management throughout the country and abroad. Their insight and experience coupled with an assembly of contributors without peer in their respective fields, provides the reader with an enlightening resource on practice management including: developing an appropriate business plan; startup and long term planning; essential legal considerations; fiscal monitoring and methods to assess the ongoing financial health of the practice; reimbursement capture; patient and referral source management; human resource issues including compensation strategies and much more.
The third edition contains contributions from nine guest chapter authors, six who are new to this text, and all are experts in their field. Their insight provides the reader with an enlightening resource essential to the operational and business management of the practice setting, including developing an appropriate business plan; startup and long-term planning; essential legal considerations; fiscal monitoring and methods to assess the ongoing financial health of the practice; reimbursement capture; patient and referral source management; human resource issues, including compensation strategies; and much more.
Dr. Robert Glaser and Dr. Robert Traynor have extensively updated all of the retained chapters with significant improvements to the content, tables, and figures. Comprehensively researched, every effort has been made to provide the most recent and thorough references for further review.
NEW CONTRIBUTORS AND CHAPTERS:Legal Considerations in Practice Management: Michael G. Leesman, JDDeliberations on Ethics in the Practice of Audiology: Rebecca L. Bingea, AuDNEW! Itemizing Professional Hearing Care Services: Stephanie J. Sjoblad, AuDNEW! Office Management Systems: Brian Urban, AuDNEW! Audiology in the Insurance System: Amber Lund-Knettel, MA, and Thomas J. Tedeschi, AuD
Management Implications for Audiology PracticeCompetition in Audiology PracticeProfessional Selling Techniques
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This text covers virtually every current area of practice management and is an excellent resource for any health care practitioner considering a startup venture, purchasing an ongoing practice, reinventing their current practice, or for those interested in sharpening their clinical service delivery model in the current competitive arena.