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The 2017-18 Health Care Committee Members   :


Rosalyn Davis Vice-President, Carolyn Doty, Julie Kiefer Eaman Karen Al-Saadi
, Jessica Babcock,    Lisa Bardach, Tamara Baubie Stacey Brown , Ann ComstockTracey Cook, Bev Jaynes, Sherry Kuhn, Karen KurczMaria McElmeel, Beth Taylor, Margaret Tiner, Tim Weise


 The purpose of the SLP Healthcare Committee is to support and represent the needs of speech-language pathologists or audiologists working in the community, private practice, health care or medical settings. The SLP Healthcare Committee monitors and responds to issues affecting the provision of services in these settings.  In addition, the committee encourages and celebrates excellence in these settings through the conferring of the Outstanding Clinician Award.

The SLP Healthcare Committee consists of speech,language and hearing professionals from across the state of Michigan. The functions of this committee include:

  • Monitoring issues affecting provision of services in medical speech pathology and audiology
  • Coordinating the Medical Speech Pathology Forum held at MSHA Annual Conference
  • Reviewing nominations and selecting recipients for the MSHA Outstanding Clinician Award
  • Submitting suggestions to the Program Committee for invited speakers at the MSHA Annual Conference
  • Maintaining contacts with reimbursement agencies including Medicaid, Medicare and Blue Cross

We are always looking for new members for our committee!  We need input from a greater number of MSHA members from all areas of the state who specialize in adult or pediatric healthcare.  The committee meets four to five times a year in the Detroit area.  If you are unable to be present in person at the meetings, you can participate via conference calling and perhaps even Skype.  

Please contact Rosalyn Davis at rdavis2@dmc.org  if you are interested in joining the committee.


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 To support and represent meet the needs of speech-language pathologist or audiologist members working in a community, private practice, health care or medical setting. affiliated with the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA). The Community and Hospital Services Committee (CHS) monitors and responds to issues affecting the provision of services in these settings. In addition, the CHS committee encourages and celebrates excellence in these settings through the conferring of awardsTo support and represent meet the needs of speech-language pathologist or audiologist members working in a community, private practice, health care or medical setting. affiliated with the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA). The Community and Hospital Services Committee (CHS) monitors and responds to issues affecting the provision of services in these settings. In addition, the CHS committee encourages and celebrates excellence in these settings through the conferring of awardsTo support and represent meet the needs of speech-language pathologist or audiologist members working in a community, private practice, health care or medical setting. affiliated with the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA). The Community and Hospital Services Committee (CHS) monitors and responds to issues affecting the provision of services in these settings. In addition, the CHS committee encourages and celebrates excellence in these settings through the conferring ofAnnouncements:

♦The SLP Healthcare Committee is pleased to congratulate 2016 Outstanding Clinician Award recipients Teresa Lyden, M.A., CCC-SLP and Lynn Driver, M.S., CCC-SLP both from the University of Michigan Health System.  SLP Healthcare Committee Outstanding Clinician Awards goal is to honor remarkable clinicians who support the overall mission of MSHA in their clinical practice and who go beyond normal work responsibilities.  We would like to recognize our Michigan colleagues working in health care and motivate others to provide excellent clinical service.  Consider nominating your colleague or someone you know working in health care who demonstrates exemplary professionalism with their clients with communication disorders.   The deadline for nominations is August 28, 2017 and submissions can be made by using the the Outstanding Clinical Award Nomination Form found here.   For more information see Outstanding Clinician Guidelines.

The winners will be notified in January of 2018 and will be honored at the MSHA 2018 Annual Conference at the Radisson Plaza Hotel, Kalamazoo and in MSHA publications and website. 


♦ Please help the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA) spread awareness of aphasia by sharing the video What Exactly is Aphasia?   Volunteer committee members of MSHA have collected resources to assist others in sharing information with other professionals and consumers.

Congratulations to the MSHA Reimbursement Committee for all their work with Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan on changes to Cognitive Rehabilitation inclusionary and exclusionary guidelines.  


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