June 1, 2013
People: June 2013
"Awarded," "In the news," "On the move," "Published," "Deaths"
At a Glance: Who’s Collaborating? And How’s It Going?
A recent ASHA survey asked members about their experience with collaborative practice.
ASHFoundation: Toss in Your Tickets for Raffle Extravaganza at Schools Conference
"Toss in Your Tickets for Raffle Extravaganza at Schools Conference," "ASHFoundation Toasts University Ambassadors," "Alabama SLPs and Audiologists Support the ASHF"
ASHA News: June 2013
"Prove Your Services' Value to Thrive, Leaders Advise," "New Online Pages Offer Medicare Audit Guidance," "Board of Ethics Decisions," "Access Academics and Research to Focus on Clinician-Researcher Collaborations," "Faculty, CE Providers Focus on Interprofessional Education at Special Convention Event"
Student's Say: In School With My Girls
A mother with two young daughters takes the plunge back into the academic world to pursue a speech-language pathology career.
Spreading the Word: Five Ways Appearances Matter in Publicity
When it comes to publicizing your profession, expertise, work or practice, appearances matter. Here are some pointers to keep in mind, whether pitching a story idea or meeting a reporter at the local coffee shop.
School Matters: Upfront Work, Long-Term Payoffs
Regularly reaching across disciplinary lines may at first seem daunting. But when you see how much it helps clients, it becomes second nature.
Make It Work: Handling a Hard Conversation
One of the toughest things we clinicians do is break bad news to clients. These tips can help ease the pain—for you and for them.
From the President: The Magic of Interprofessional Teamwork
Interprofessional education in communication sciences and disorders isn't just a nice-to-have. It’s a need-to-have.
From My Perspective: How Do We Make Interprofessional Collaboration Happen?
It will take a lot more than talk to really change the health care culture.
First Person on the Last Page: Keeping it Cool
Audiologist Loleata Wigall uses her professional intuition to help her husband through cancer treatment.
App-titude: Gather Around the Virtual Meeting Table
New apps make it easier for interdisciplinary teams to track clients' learning goals and share treatment strategies.
Academic Edge: This Isn't the Same Old Book Learning
Learn about interprofessional education and patient simulations at the 2013 ASHA Convention.
State Spotlight: Washington Speech, Language, and Hearing Association
An interview with Washington Speech, Language, and Hearing Association's president Karen Simpson
Spotlight on Special Interest Group 10, Issues in Higher Education
Special Interest Group 10, Issues in Higher Education, is featured.
Policy Analysis: Medicare Providers: Report Once in 2013 to Avoid Future Penalties
Feds clarify rules for required 2013 participation in the Physician Quality Reporting System.
Overheard: Navigating a Constantly Recalibrating Health Care System
CSD professionals have lots to share and ask about the rapidly changing health care landscape. A panel at the Health Care/Business Institute fielded their questions. The Leader was there...
On the Pulse: Combining Strengths in Craniofacial Treatment
Cleft palate and craniofacial teams provide a long-established model of interprofessional care.
News in Brief: June 2013
"Audiologist, SLP Rank as Top Jobs," "Audiologist, SLP Rank as Top Jobs," "Clarification on Medicare Physician Identifier Rule," "President Obama’s Budget Request Includes Preschool Education Program," "New Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Health Care Services," "Hearing Loss Prevention Drugs Closer to Reality"
Inbox: June 2013
"Diet and the Edentulous Patient," "College Students on the Spectrum," "The Art of Conversation"
In the Limelight: The Dudes Abide
When you're ready to see the edgy side of speech-language pathology, let these SLPs be your tour guides.
From the Journals: June 2013
Catch up on the latest findings by researchers in communication sciences and disorders in this roundup of study results.
Bottom Line: Two Clinicians—But How Many Bills?
In collaborative care, clinicians from two different disciplines may treat a patient at the same time. How do you bill this co-treatment?
Blogjam: June 2013
SLPs and audiologists are blogging about their experiences and discoveries. Check out some of their posts.
So Long, Silos
Interprofessional care benefits patients, but teaching future clinicians how to provide it can be challenging. Follow these guidelines to "de-silo" your academic program.
On-The-Job Cross Pollination
How are you supposed to learn about interprofessional teaming if your graduate program didn't model it? Never fear. More employers are offering ways for staff to learn about one another's disciplines—together. Here's a first-hand look at some of them.
Health Care Summit Identified Need for Interprofessional Education
Clinicians, researchers and administrators agree: Changes in health care delivery and reimbursement models make interprofessional education and practice a must. Here’s what ASHA is doing about it.
We may not know why children with epilepsy have speech and language challenges, but we do know they often struggle socially and academically. Armed with baseline and subsequent assessments, SLPs can provide the intervention these children need.