Forrest Pecha was part of a research team that took data from one part time athletic trainer in a high school. They calculated the dollar value patients would have paid if the services provided were billed to an insurance company under the accountable care model.
Chris Shaddock has accomplished many thing to advance athletic training at his high school. He is a great resource for improving your position in Athletic Training
Dr. Josh Yellen helps us to think bigger about athletic training and to really question the status qua.
Clearly define your goal
Gather information to support your objective
Keep gathering info and speaking with different people
Learn what is important at each level of administration
Prepare to fail many times (sometimes for years)
Find ways to educate everyone about what you do (without complaining / whining)