Physical Therapy Management

Physical Therapy Management

By Ronald W. Scott, PT, JD, EdD, LLM, MSBA, Health Law Attorney-Mediator
Private Practice
San Antonio, Texas

Associate Professor
Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
Provo, Utah; and Christopher L Petrosino


Chapter 1: The Dynamic Nature of Management in Health Care Organizations

Organizational Design and Theory

Organizational Structure

Organizational Behavior

Conflict Management: Communication and Negotiation

Management and Leadership

Chapter 2: Human Resource Management in Physical Therapy Settings

Introduction: The Importance of Human Resource Management

Human Resource vs. Personnel Management

Staffing Issues

Employee Retention Issues

Employee Training, Education, and Development

Management-Labor Relations

Chapter 3: Physical Therapy Reimbursement and Financial Management

Health Insurance and the Physical Therapy Profession

Continuum of Care

Financial Management and Pricing

Chapter 4: Legal and Ethical Management Issues

Introduction

Ethics in Everyday Practice

Health Care Malpractice

Practical Considerations and Practice-Building Behavior

Risk Management

Employment Law Considerations

Discussion

Introduction To Selected Federal Laws And Agencies

Employer Considerations in Hiring

Appendix A. American Physical Therapy Association Code of Ethics and Guide for Professional Conduct

Appendix B. American Physical Therapy Association Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant and the Guide for Conduct of the Affiliate Member

Appendix C. Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: A Sample Policy and Complaint Procedure

Chapter 5: Information, Quality and Risk Management

Management of Health Care Information

Quality Management

Clinical Risk Management

Appendix A. HIPAA Privacy Notification, English Version

Appendix B. HIPAA Privacy Notification, Spanish Version

Appendix C. Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, English Version

Appendix D. Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, Spanish Version