Many resources are available to demonstrate AT value in all settings. However, the physician practice setting has developed opportunities for athletic trainers to showcase their value within this unique area of practice.
Trailblazing athletic trainers in this sector are doing great things and are taking AT skill sets to the next level. Read more on making a case for AT value in the physician practice setting!
The occupational setting in athletic training has been demonstrating value for more than three decades. To justify costs of services and to verify the effectiveness of a program, ROI and cost savings metrics are a must.
In this Spring issue, AT Efficiency explores how AT evolved in the occupational setting and how services are a perfect component for any safety team. Learn about head-turning numbers and criteria that’s essential to justify data.
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Quality Improvement Documentation Practices for the Athletic Trainer
Patient care documentation is an immensely important task for athletic trainers to complete. However, AT perceptions and barriers tend to overshadow this importance and lead to inconsistencies regarding documentation.
The importance of quality documentation stretches far and wide. For the athletic training profession to demonstrate the value and effectiveness of our services, we must document and document well. Listed below are data points which may assist in demonstrating the value of athletic training services through daily documentation.
Evidence - based practice is the fundamental approach needed to make patient-centered medicine effective and efficient. What does this say about the value of athletic training services? How can services provide quality improvements? Read more in this ground-breaking article!
If we all work together to achieve a common goal, then we can improve the effectiveness of the interventions and the patient experience. If this approach works well in sports rehabilitation, what can it do for the general population?
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