Free PatCom Webinar Series
Business Tools for Speech Language Pathologists
As a clinician, you may not have been taught how to figure out the business management side of your practice. How do you calculate the numbers? How do you get the best ROI? How do you make the most cost-effective choices for your practice?
If you want to start a FEES, VideoStrobe, or Reflux testing program you will find yourself
needing to understand the financial side of things and be able to present your results to your
administration / business partners / banks, etc. This free webinar series is designed to help you
understand and utilize tools that will assist you to excel with those undertakings.
Part 1: Break-even analysis. This analysis is used to determine if your program can generate a
positive return on investment (ROI) and how long it will take. We will provide you with the
analysis tool and walk through how to use it step by step for several scenarios (mobile FEES,
outpatient clinic, acute care setting…)
Part 2: Cost comparison analysis. This analysis is used to illustrate cost savings between
different options, ie. FEES vs. VFSS. We will provide you with the analysis tool and walk through
how to use it step by step. In this part of the series, we will do a cost comparison of FEES vs.
Part 3: Average Decision Matrix. This analysis is a detailed method designed to make decisions
based on objective measures. We will provide you with the tool and walk through how to use it
step by step. We will do an example with FEES and Strobe equipment in this part.