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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.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Editionp. v
Consultant and Contributorsp. ix
Broad Perspective on Providing Health Services
Social Philosophy and Health Service Systems, Public Policy, Legislation, and Advocacyp. 2
Overview of the Business of Health Care Deliveryp. 33
Strategic Management and External Forces Influencing Health Service Providersp. 52
External Influences: Physical Therapyp. 70
Internal Environment of Health Services Providersp. 89
Internal Environment: Physical Therapyp. 128
Guiding Behavior: Values, Ethics, Jurisprudence, and Oversight Agencies
Behavioral Guidance: Values and Ethical Principlesp. 130
Jurisprudence Essentialsp. 151
Regulatory Environment of U.S. Health Care Businessesp. 179
External Oversight of Health Service Providersp. 198
Business Acumen: Managing, Communicating, Strategizing, Planning, and Decision Making
Leading, Managing, and Supervisingp. 226
Communicating With Skillp. 246
Strategic Planningp. 261
Organizing for Business Successp. 280
Management and Decision Makingp. 295
Strategies for Health Services Performance Improvementp. 311
Business Acumen: Human Resources, Marketing, and Selling
Employment Lawp. 330
Marketing Basicsp. 347
The Selling Part of the Marketing Processp. 366
Business Acumen: Financial Awareness
Economic Principlesp. 386
Accounting and Financingp. 405
Entrepreneurship: Physical Therapist Practice Ownershipp. 429
Making Structured Personal Financial Decisionsp. 463
Author Indexp. 477
Subject Indexp. 483
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