Medical Practice Issues Committee

LeaRose Moravec, Committe Co-Chair

Juliana Marks, Committee Co-Chair

Jordan Bowman

Roger Reeter

Sue Annerino

Miriam Alfano

Dena Bonnike

Julia Carpenter

Jennifer Furlane

Hillary Valentino

Melissa Trzupek

Christine Wancket

The Medical Practice Issues committee of ISHA strives to educate members regarding topics affecting medical practice in speech-laguage pathology and audiology. The committee serves to inform members of legislative and/or regulatory issues affecting practice in acute and post-acute settings including billing and coding, best practice/evidence based practice, documentation, denials management, and workplace trends and challenges, in addition to other topics. 

Medical Practice Issues Committee 2022-2023 Committee Goals

  1. Promote advocacy and visibility of committee activities via quarterly newsletter and relevant social media topic submissions as well as participate in Student Day activities as appropriate.
  2. Present/Provide an annual update session and/or relevant topic submissions by members to share expertise. 
  3. Present/Provide 1 additional presentation outside of the MPIC update session submission by MPIC members, either as a group or individuals, to share expertise, promote EBP, and to promote awareness of the Medical Practice Issues Committee
  4. Collect SLP/Aud inquiries related to practice in medical settings, collect resources, and respond to 100% of inquiries, track and present at annual update session.
  5. Promote best practices in care related to medical settings including education, practice, and research with potential collaborations between Ethics, EBP, Medical Practice, and others for production of articles, sessions, social media, and other deliverables as appropriate at least annually.