Shortell and Kaluzny's Healthcare Management: Organization Design and Behavior

Author: Lawton Burns,Elizabeth Bradley,Bryan Weiner
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1435488180
Category: Medical
Page: 608
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Completely updated to address the challenges faced by modern health care organizations, the sixth edition of SHORTELL AND KALUZNY'S HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT: ORGANIZATION DESIGN AND BEHAVIOR offers a more global perspective on how the United States and other countries address issues of health and health care. Written by internationally recognized and respected experts in the field, the new edition continues to bring a systemic understanding of organizational principles, practices, and insight to the management of health services organizations. Based on state-of-the-art organizational theory and research, the text emphasizes application and challenges you to provide a solution or a philosophical position. Coverage includes topics ranging from pay for performance and information technology to ethics and medical tourism and expands upon a major theme of the fifth edition: health care leaders must effectively design and manage health care organizations while simultaneously influencing and adapting to changes in environmental context. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Health Care Management

Organization, Design, and Behavior
Author: Stephen Michael Shortell,Arnold D. Kaluzny
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780766810723
Category: Medical
Page: 493
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Offering state-of-the-art application of management and organizational thinking and research to healthcare organizations, this text targets graduate students in health services management programs or graduate students in health professions taking management courses. This text is grounded in contemporary research and thinking, and offers broad coverage from hospitals to biotech companies. Updated material has been added throughout to reflect new knowledge and latest advances. It boasts nationally prominent authors and co-authors, with some new co-authors in this new edition.

Horizontale Verbundstrukturen im deutschen Krankenhausmarkt

Potenziale, Prozesse und Praxis
Author: Benjamin Isaak Behar
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783834916587
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 156
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Benjamin I. Behar untersucht, inwieweit Krankenhäuser in verschiedenartig organisierten Verbundtypen den Anforderungen gerecht werden können, ihre operative Exzellenz zu steigern und sich an die sich ständig ändernden institutionellen Rahmenbedingungen anzupassen.

Entrepreneurship in Healthcare

Author: Ralf Wilden,Massimo Garbuio,Federica Angeli,Daniele Mascia
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351655256
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 264
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Entrepreneurship in the Healthcare sector has received increased attention over the last two decades, both in terms of scholarly research and number of innovative enterprises. Entrepreneurial activities and innovations have emerged from and will continue to be driven by several actors along the healthcare value chain but especially from non-traditional healthcare players. In this new volume, we present the reader with several critical issues in healthcare entrepreneurship and innovation, covering a comprehensive set of research topics. We bring together the latest academic research and management practice, with contributions by authors from entrepreneurship, medical sciences, and management, who provide in depth and practical insights into designing and managing entrepreneurship in healthcare. Upon providing a systematic review of the research field, we discuss several important macro-, meso-, and micro-level issues in healthcare entrepreneurship, such as opportunity identification, the entrepreneurial ecosystem including accelerators, the benefits of open innovation for the sector, and social entrepreneurship in healthcare. These topics open up avenues for nurturing entrepreneurship in healthcare through both education and policy. Building on this trend, the book is organized around levels of analysis and specifies which cross-disciplinary efforts are needed to advance understanding of how entrepreneurs discover opportunities and start viable and innovative businesses. Entrepreneurship in Healthcare will be of interest scholars of health care and entrepreneurs alike, but also managers of innovative health care enterprises as well as policy makers in the health sector.

Modernes Krankenhausmanagement

Konzepte und Lösungen
Author: Rainer Salfeld,Steffen Hehner,Reinhard Wichels
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3540729410
Category: Medical
Page: 181
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Transparent und nachvollziehbar: Das praktische Handbuch zeigt die jeweils besten Führungsprinzipien und Prozessabläufe, die in deutschen Krankenhäusern unter ökonomischem Druck und vor dem Hintergrund neuer medizinischer Möglichkeiten entwickelt wurden. Im intensiven Wettbewerb zwischen Kliniken ist es heute wichtiger denn je, erfolgreiche Strategien anderer Häuser zu kennen und im eigenen Haus umzusetzen. Dies gilt insbesondere für Krankenhäuser einzelner Träger, die noch nicht einem Verbund mit zentralem Management angehören. Aktives modernes Krankenhausmanagement unterstützt Sie dabei, sich ökonomisch behaupten zu können.

Performance Management in Healthcare

Improving Patient Outcomes, An Integrated Approach
Author: Jan Walburg,Helen Bevan,John Wilderspin,Karin Lemmens
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134347936
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 256
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This important new text demonstrates a step-by-step approach to understanding and improving performance management in healthcare organizations. It discusses the relevance of performance management to disease management and the professional development of the discipline, debates topical issues inherent in healthcare performance management, and includes case histories to assist in improving healthcare processes by making optimal use of tools and theories. It also investigates the application of the principles of the learning organization, performance management, and the theory and practice of quality management. Factors considered include: cost management and its implications transparency in healthcare results for all stakeholders information technology and its potential evaluation of feedback for further performance improvement. Combining case histories and examples with crucial theoretical framework, this book is invaluable reading for students of healthcare management, and all healthcare managers who strive to attain better care results.

Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health & Preventive Medicine

Author: Kenneth Fuller Maxcy,Milton Joseph Rosenau,John M. Last,Robert B. Wallace
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Category: Medical
Page: 1291
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Focuses primarily on communicable diseases. Also, includes sections on environmental and behavioral factors. Chapters on prison health services and military medicine are included.

Financial Management for Nurse Managers and Executives - E-Book

Author: Cheryl Jones,Steven A. Finkler,Christine T. Kovner
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455733423
Category: Medical
Page: 432
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Covering the financial topics all nurse managers need to know and use, this book explains how financial management fits into the healthcare organization. Topics include accounting principles, cost analysis, planning and control management of the organization's financial resources, and the use of management tools. In addition to current issues, this edition also addresses future directions in financial management. Nursing-focused content thoroughly describes health care finance and accounting from the nurse manager’s point of view. Numerous worksheets and tables including healthcare spreadsheets, budgets, and calculations illustrate numerous financial and accounting methods. Chapter opener features include learning objectives and an overview of chapter content to help you organize and summarize your notes. Key concepts definitions found at the end of each chapter help summarize your understanding of chapter content. Suggested Readings found at the end of each chapter give additional reading and research opportunities. NEW! Major revision of chapter 2 (The Health Care Environment), with additions on healthcare reform, initiatives to stop paying for hospital or provider errors, hospice payment, and funding for nursing education; plus updates of health care expenditure and pay for performance; provide a strong start to this new edition. NEW! Major revision of chapter 5 (Quality, Costs, and Financing), with updates to quality-financing, Magnet organizations, and access to care, provides the most up-to-date information possible. NEW! Reorganization and expansion of content in chapter 15 (Performance Budgeting) with updated examples better illustrates how performance budgeting could be used in a pay-for-performance environment. NEW! Major revision of the variance analysis discussion in chapter 16 (Controlling Operating Results) offers a different approach for computation of variances that is easier to understand. NEW! Addition of comparative effectiveness research to chapter 18 (Benchmarking, Productivity, and Cost Benefit and Cost Effectiveness Analysis) covers a recently developed approach informs health-care decisions by providing evidence on the effectiveness of different treatment options. NEW! Addition of nursing intensity weights, another approach for costing nursing services, to chapter 9 (Determining Health Care Costs and Prices), lets you make decisions about what method works best for you.

Transitions in Nursing - E-Book

Preparing for Professional Practice
Author: Esther Chang,John Daly
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729580822
Category: Medical
Page: 384
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New edition of the essential text for senior nursing students transitioning to professional nursing practice. Now in its third edition, the popular Transitions in Nursing continues to recognise the issues and challenges faced by senior students making the transition to nursing practice. Transitions in Nursing, 3rd Edition: Preparing for Professional Practice offers motivating discussion and insight to facilitate the shift from university to the workplace. This third edition is restructured into three sections: From Student to Graduate; Skills for Dealing with the World of Work; and Organisational Environments. All chapters have been fully revised and updated with consistent pedagogical features. Themes addressed in the text include: learning to work in teams; understanding organisational structure; stress management for nurses; communication with patients and families; and professional development strategies. Also new to this new edition of Transitions in Nursing are two new chapters on Clinical Leadership and Continuing Competence for Practice. This new content reflects recent changes in Australian clinical practice, policies, procedures and National Registration requirements for nurses. Transitions in Nursing, 3rd Edition: Preparing for Professional Practice brings together a team of academics and clinical practitioners of the highest calibre. The text stimulates students’ and nurses’ interest in theory and concepts while providing strategies that can be tested and applied in nursing practice. • Consistent pedagogical features in each chapter, including: o Learning Objectives o Key Words o Introduction o Activities in body of the text o Conclusion o Short Case Studies followed by Reflective questions o Recommended Readings for further exploration of issues o Updated References

An Introduction to the US Health Care System

Sixth Edition
Author: Steven Jonas, MD,MPH, FACPM,Raymond L. Goldsteen, DrPH,Karen Goldsteen, PhD, MPH
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826103154
Category: Medical
Page: 328
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Completely expanded and updated to account for the latest changes in the U.S. health care system, this best-selling text remains the most concise and balanced introduction to the domestic health care system. Like its predecessors, it provides an accessible overview of the basic components of the system: healthcare personnel, hospitals and other institutions, the federal government, financing and payment mechanisms, and managed care. Finally, it provides an insightful look at the prospects for health care reform. Steven Jonas, a revered expert in public health, has enlisted his colleagues, Drs. Raymond and Karen Goldsteen, to add their expertise in public health and health policy and management to this outstanding volume. All students of health care administration and policy, as well as practicing healthcare professionals who simply want a relatively brief overview of the system, will find it useful.


Forming Strategic Alliances in Health Care
Author: Arnold D. Kaluzny,Howard S. Zuckerman,Thomas C. Ricketts
Publisher: Beard Books
ISBN: 9781587981517
Category: Medical
Page: 256
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First published as Partners for the Dance by Health Administration Press, in 1995. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Maxey-Rosenau-Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine: Fifteenth Edition

Author: Robert Wallace
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071593187
Category: Medical
Page: 1416
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An extensive, in-depth look at public health and preventive medicine topics from experts in the field This trusted one-stop resource is a completely up-to-date, all-in-one public health and preventive medicine guide. Sponsored by the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine and edited and written by well-respected authorities in the range of topics covered, Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine is also an outstanding guide to additional resources of information in preparing for the board exam in preventative medicine and public health. The new edition of Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine has been completely updated to encompass many new diseases, conditions, and policy issues that continue to dramatically shape-and expand the influence of-public health and preventive medicine. New to this Edition: Important coverage of new diseases, conditions, and policy issues, including critical lessons learned from the SARS epidemic, the most recent perspectives on monkey pox, plus an increased emphasis on West Nile Virus Restructured infectious and communicable disease section that reflects the emergence of many emerging and recrudescent conditions Greater focus on existing web-based resources for further reading New information on community-based participatory research Timely new chapter on bioterrorism and preparedness Additional insights on the amelioration of disease-producing lifestyles Research-enhancing lists and catalogs based on federal and other public access databases that are relevant to public health and prevention More streamlined coverage of chemical exposures and diseases overall Essentials of the public health service delivery infrastructure

Das Signal

Author: Patrick Lee
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 364455711X
Category: Fiction
Page: 464
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Ein Anruf mitten in der Nacht: Eine alte Freundin bittet Sam Dryden um Hilfe. Es gilt, einen Mord an vier jungen Mädchen zu verhindern. Doch woher wusste Claire von dem drohenden Verbrechen? Sam erfährt: Claire hat für ein High-Tech-Unternehmen gearbeitet, das kurz zuvor von einer heftigen Explosion verwüstet wurde. Die Firma forschte an einem hochgeheimen Apparat, der sich nun in Claires Händen befindet: Ein Radio, das Sendungen aus der Zukunft empfangen kann. Wer es besitzt, kann den Lauf der Geschichte ändern. Kurz darauf ist Claire in der Gewalt eines hochgeheimen Konsortiums, das die Technologie seit ihren Anfängen in den Laboratorien Hitlerdeutschlands zu kontrollieren und zu nutzen sucht. Und Sam befindet sich auf der Flucht, mit dem Gerät, im Kampf gegen einen übermächtigen Gegner. Der zweite Teil der Erfolgsserie um den Ex-Agenten Sam Dryden.

Placement Learning in Community Nursing - E-book

A guide for students in practice
Author: Jane Harris,Sheila Nimmo
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 070205173X
Category: Medical
Page: 320
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Worried about your placement? Will you fit in? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn for practice assessments? This book will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from the placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. A logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for a medical placement Helps make the most of learning opportunities Narratives from other students describe what the placement will really be like Honest discussion of the challenges of a placement in the community to help avoid problems Advice on possible approaches to situations that may arise on a community placement Series features: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements What to expect before a placement What you can expect to learn on placement How to consolidate your experience and learning Clear links and examples with NMC proficiencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for portfolios Short case studies to link theory with practice Key points reminder boxes Worried about your next placement? Will you ‘fit in’? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn to meet practice assessments? This series will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from each placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. This is the only series specifically for student nurses undertaking specific practice placements, and will give you all the information you need in a user-friendly format. Each book in the series covers a specific area of practice for a typical placement on a pre-registration nursing course. Titles in this series: Surgical nursing Medical nursing Cancer and palliative care nursing Mental health nursing Community care nursing Older people nursing Each book also covers: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements What to expect before a placement What you can expect to learn on placement How to consolidate your experience and learning Clear links and examples with NMC proficiencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for portfolios Short case studies to link theory with practice Key points reminder boxes

Nonprofit Organisationen

Eine Einführung zu Theorie, Management und Politik
Author: Helmut K. Anheier,Andreas Schröer
Publisher: Vs Verlag Fur Sozialwissenschaften
ISBN: 9783531162843
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 450
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Soziale Investitionen bezeichnen unterschiedliche Formen privater Beiträge zum Gemeinwohl. Was jedoch als Beitrag zum Gemeinwohl verstanden werden kann, unterliegt dem Diskurs in Zivilgesellschaft und politischer Öffentlichkeit. Aus der Perspektive wirtschafts- und sozialwissenschaftlicher Disziplinen prüfen die Forscher des Heidelberger Centrums für Soziale Investitionen und Innovationen den Erklärungsgehalt dieses neuen forschungsleitenden Konzepts Sozialer Investition. Das Konzept beansprucht die prinzipielle Vergleichbarkeit unterschiedlicher Beiträge zum Gemeinwohl, wie die Arbeit von Stiftungen, Spenden, freiwilliges bürgerschaftliches Engagement und Sozialunternehmertum. Es zielt darauf, Phänomene an den Grenzen der Sektoren (Staat, Markt und Dritter Sektor) besonders gut zu erfassen und fördert die interdisziplinäre Erforschung und Messung von sozialer Wirkung.

Project Manager's Handbook

Author: David L. Cleland,Lewis R. Ireland
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 007154271X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 720
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Market: project managers, construction managers, business managers, special projects managers, and strategic planner Thirty percent of the book is drawn from international projects Covers non-traditional industries such as health care, educational systems, media and entertainment, and computers and communications

Versiegelt (Ryder Creed 2)

Author: Alex Kava
Publisher: Diana Verlag
ISBN: 364117113X
Category: Fiction
Page: 352
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Als Ryder Creed zu einem verheerenden Erdrutsch gerufen wird, entscheidet jede Sekunde zwischen Leben und Tod. Mit seinem Spürhund durchkämmt er das verwüstete Gelände und stößt auf die Leiche eines Mannes. Doch der fiel nicht den Naturgewalten zum Opfer, sondern wurde offensichtlich erschossen. Gemeinsam mit FBI-Profilerin Maggie O’Dell ermittelt Ryder Creed in dem Fall – ohne zu ahnen, dass die tödlichsten Geheimnisse noch in der Tiefe auf sie warten ...

Handbook of Health Behavior Research IV

Relevance for Professionals and Issues for the Future
Author: David S. Gochman
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1489904840
Category: Psychology
Page: 532
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Volume 4 considers the importance of health behavior research in practical settings. Particularly notable are treatments of the "narrative approach", the taxonomy of health behavior, and the organization of health behavior knowledge. Each volume features extensive supplementary and integrative material prepared by the editor, the detailed index to the entire four-volume set, and a glossary of health behavior terminology.


Patient und Prozeß im Mittelpunkt
Author: Andreas Greulich
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783825223656
Page: 264
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