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1

What are satisfiers of management for long-term care facilities?

  • Comprehensive care in interprofessional teams
  • Mentoring within and among disciplines
  • Focus on fxn and QOL
  • Focus on pt and family/caregiver ed
  • Carry out POC from beginning to end w/autonomy

2

What are management challenges for long-term care facilities?

  • Demanding paperwork and documentation
  • Spurts of activity and downtime bc of scheduling challenges
  • High productivity demands that conflict w/compliance and reimbursement requirements
  • Depending on CNA's for carryover
  • Pt-behavior controls
  • High staff turnover

3

What constitutes outpatient PT?

  • PT-owned practices
  • Physician-owned practices
  • Hospital Owned
  • Corporate-owned
  • Employer-based

4

What are the advantages and disadvantages of PT solo practice?

Advantages:

  • Autonomy in clinical and business decisions

 

Disadvantages:

  • Isolation
  • Difficult to negotiate contracts
  • Establishing broad referral base is tough

5

What are the advantages and disadvantages of PT Practice Networks?

Advantages:

  • Support for contract negotiations and billing
  • Preserves independence of private practice

 

Disadvantages:

  • Flat fee paid to network increases cost of services

6

What are the advantages and disadvantages of hospital/healthcare system based management?

Advantages:

  • Opportunities for upward mobility
  • Strong continuity of care
  • Great facilities and equipment
  • Reimbursement is less of a threat

 

Disadvantages:

  • Slow to act
  • Compromised autonomy

7

What are the advantages and disadvantages of physician-owned PT practice management?

Advantages:

  • Close working relationship w/physician
  • Opportunity for orthopedic specialization

 

Disadvantages:

  • High caseload/productivity demands
  • Compromised autonomy may lead to ethical and financial stress

8

What are the advantages and disadvantages of corporate-owned PT management?

Advantages:

  •  Upward career mobility
  • Centralized resources for marketing, devo, and recruitment

 

Disadvantages:

  • Potential to coast rather than focus on quality
  • High productivity demands
  • Stockholders are also stakeholders

9

What are the advantages and disadvantages of management in school-based PT?

Advantages:

  • Collaboration w/other related services and teachers
  • Long-term relationship w/child and family

 

Disadvantages:

  • Not considered to be part of the school (it's often a contracted service)

10

True or False: Interdisciplinary related services are not part of the health care system?

True

11

What are the advantages and disadvantages of home care organization management?

Advantages:

  • Care is 1:1
  • Pt and their family are usually very motivated
  • Provide comprehensive care w/a team
  • Opportunity to be creative and do a lot w/very little
  • Very fxn-oriented
  • Travel break in btwn pt's

 

Disadvantages:

  • Difficult to schedule appointments
  • High productivity levels are hard to maintain
  • Isolation from the rest of the team
  • Hard to insure good outcomes
  • Travel in bad weather
  • Some homes/neighborhoods are not great

12

What are the advantages and disadvantages of acute care management?

Advantages:

  • Variety of pt's
  • Independence in determining plan of work
  • Opportunities to interact w/other disciplines on the cutting edge
  • Opportunities to make important pt-care decisions

 

Disadvantages:

  • Less contact w/other pt's
  • Fast-paced and unpredictable
  • Little opportunity to establish relationships w/pt's
  • Pt's are very ill and can't participate much

13

What are the advantages and disadvantages of rehab hospital management?

Advantages:

  • Central tx area so there's lots of interaction w/other PT's
  • Establish long-term relationships w/pt's
  • Devo an area of specialization

 

Disadvantages:

  • Practice becomes too restricted
  • There's little interaction w/referring HCP's