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Dr. Ann W. Kummer

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Senior Director of the Division o...

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Avenue MLC 9002
Cincinnati , Ohio 45229
United States

Company Description: Cincinnati Children's is a 423-bed institution devoted to bringing the world the joy of healthier kids. Cincinnati Children's is dedicated to transforming the way...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Senior Clinical Director
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
    University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Professor of Otolaryngology
    University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • Coordinator of Division 5
    ASHA

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Ph.D.
  • PhD
  • Ph.D. CCC-SLP
  • bachelor's degree
    Indiana University
  • master's degree
    Indiana University
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Medical Advisory Board
www.craniofacialinstitute.org, 26 Dec 2014 [cached]
Dr. Ann Kummer Senior Director, Speech Pathology, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center,
People | Communication Sciences Research Center
csrc.cchmc.org, 2 Dec 2013 [cached]
Ann Kummer, PhD, CCC-SLP
Ann W. Kummer, PhD, CCC-SLP is Senior Director of the Division of Speech Pathology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Under her direction, the speech pathology program at Cincinnati Children's has become the largest pediatric program in the nation and one of the most respected.
Ann Kummer : Chart Links Blog
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Ann W. Kummer to Speak about Speech Therapy Software at ASHA November 18, 2008 · Posted in Compliance, Documentation, Scheduling, Speech Therapy, Workflow · Comment
We're happy to announce that Ann Kummer, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA-F, will speak at the 2008 Annual American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention on November 22, 2008 in Chicago, IL from 8-9am. he presentation, entitled "It's Not IF You'll Computerize, It's WHEN and HOW," will cover 10 things that speech-language pathology (SLP) clinics should consider when evaluating speech therapy software to automate their documentation and administration. r. Kummer is the Senior Director of Speech Pathology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
"More than a decade ago, we embarked upon a mission to reduce the documentation and administrative demands within our organization," says Dr. Kummer. "Today, we leverage information technology to automate our processes, streamline workflow, reduce billing errors, increase coding compliance, and improve the quality, consistency and turn-around time of our documentation."
In 1995, Dr. Kummer chose Chart Links Rehab Software to meet the unique documentation needs of a speech pathology department that couldn't be met with a generic clinical documentation or electronic medical records system.
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Dr. Kummer's department has been computerized with Chart Links Rehab Software since 1995. he is the author of Business Practices: A Guide for Speech-Language Pathologists published by ASHA. She is also the author of Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies: Effects on Speech and Resonance published by Delmar Cengage Learning, 2 Edition (July, 2007).
To learn more about Chart Links' Rehab Software, visit booth #962 at the American Speech-Language-Pathology Association (ASHA) Annual Convention in Chicago, Illinois on November 20-22, 2008, call 888.369.0707, or visit our website.
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Ann W. Kummer, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA-F, was published in ADVANCE for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists. The article is entitled "Documentation & Workflow: A Case for Computerization."
The article is about how today's health care providers - who face pressures of increased documentation and communication requirements, increased compliance issues, and business-related issues like obtaining authorizations - can leverage information technology to automate processes, streamline workflow, reduce billing errors, increase coding compliance, and improve the quality, consistency and turn-around time of patient documentation.
Ann Kummer, PhD, is the senior director of the Division of Speech Pathology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and a professor of clinical pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
To learn how the Division of Speech Pathology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) used Chart Links Rehabilitation Software to reduce its documentation and administrative demands, read their case study.
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Advisory board | RSF-EARTHSPEAK
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Ann W. Kummer, PhD
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Ann W. Kummer, PhD
Ann W. Kummer, PhD, is senior director of the Speech Pathology department at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. The department is one of the largest and most respected pediatric speech pathology programs in the country. With over 90 on staff, the department provides inpatient, outpatient, and home-based services at the main location, and outpatient services at eight satellite locations. Dr. Kummer specializes in cleft palate and craniofacial anomalies. She lectures extensively on this topic, has many publications, and is author of a book titled Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies: The Effects on Speech and Resonance, Delmar-Thomson Learning, 2001. She is an ASHA fellow.
Hospital/Rehab SLP - In the Spotlight:
www.speechpathology.com, 27 Dec 2008 [cached]
In the Spotlight - Ann W. Kummer, Ph.D. CCC-SLP Speech Pathology Department, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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Ann W. Kummer, Ph.D. CCC-SLP, is Senior Director of Speech Pathology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
Under her direction, the speech pathology program at CCHMC has grown to be the largest and one of the most respected in the country. Dr. Kummer does frequent lectures and has written many articles on professional business practices. She is one of the authors of the text entitled Business Practices: A Guide for Speech-Language Pathologists. Dr. Kummer was one of the main developers of pediatric workflow software that won the 1995 International Beacon Award through IBM/Lotus.
As a clinician and researcher, Dr. Kummer specializes in speech and resonance disorders secondary to cleft palate, craniofacial anomalies, and velopharyngeal dysfunction. She is a member of the Craniofacial Anomaly Team at CCHMC and at Shriners Hospital, and also serves the Velopharyngeal Dysfunction Clinic. Dr. Kummer is the current Coordinator of ASHA's Division 5: Speech Science and Orofacial Anomalies and an active member of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, serving on many committees.
Dr. Kummer does many lectures and seminars on a national and international level. She is the author of many professional articles and 11 book chapters in speech pathology and medical texts. She is the author of the text entitled Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies: The Effects on Speech and Resonance (Thomson Delmar Learning, 2001) and the co-author of the SNAP test that is incorporated in the Nasometer equipment (KAYPentax, Lincoln Park, NJ). She has done a self-study video for ASHA on resonance disorders.
Dr. Kummer has received honors of the Southwestern Ohio Speech and Hearing Association (SWOSHA); honors of the Ohio Speech and Hearing Association (OSHA); distinguished alumnus award from the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders of the University of Cincinnati; the Director's Award for Excellence as an honor from her staff and was elected Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) in 2002.
Dr. Kummer received her bachelor's degree and master's degree from Indiana University and her Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati.
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Kummer, AW. (2006). Resonance disorders and nasal emission: Evaluation and treatment using low tech and "no tech procedures. ASHA Leader, February 7, 4. Golper LA, Hagerman E, Johnson P, Kummer AW, Rogers PA, Torrens JM, Brown J. Business Matters: A Guide for Speech-Language Pathologist. Washington, DC: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2004. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (2002).
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