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Introduction to Health Care Management

Introduction to Health Care Management Author Buchbinder
ISBN-10 9781284119732
Release 2016-03-28
Pages 676
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This concise, reader-friendly, introductory healthcare management text covers a wide variety of healthcare settings, from hospitals to nursing homes and clinics. Filled with examples to engage the reader’s imagination, the important issues in healthcare management, such as ethics, cost management, strategic planning and marketing, information technology, and human resources, are all thoroughly covered.



Introduction to Health Care Management

Introduction to Health Care Management Author Sharon B. Buchbinder
ISBN-10 9781449675592
Release 2011-07-22
Pages 498
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Introduction to Health Care Management is a concise, reader-friendly, introductory healthcare management book that covers a wide variety of healthcare settings, from hospitals to nursing homes and clinics. Filled with examples to engage the reader’s imagination, the important issues in healthcare management, such as ethics, cost management, strategic planning and marketing, information technology, and human resources, are all thoroughly covered. Guidelines and rubrics along with numerous case studies make this text both student-friendly and teacher friendly. It is the perfect resource for students of healthcare management, nursing, allied health, business administration, pharmacy, occupational therapy, public administration, and public health. “Drs. Buchbinder and Shanks have done a masterful job in selecting topics and authors and putting them together in a meaningful and coherent manner. Each chapter of the book is designed to give the student the core content that must become part of the repertoire of each and every healthcare manager, whether entry level or senior executive. Each of the chapters and accompanying cases serve to bring to life what it means to be a truly competent healthcare manager.” —Leonard H. Friedman, PhD, MPA, MPH, Professor, Dept of Health Services Management and Leadership, and Director of the Master of Health Services Administration program, George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services “I am very happy with Health Care Management and will be adopting it for a new course that I will be teaching. This is probably the best management text I have seen so far. I was thrilled to receive it.” —Sally K. Fauchald, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor of Nursing, The College of St. Scholastica “A solid text that covers a wide range of management topics.” —Michael H. Sullivan, Director HCA Program, Methodist University, Fayetteville, North Carolina



Introduction to Health Care Management

Introduction to Health Care Management Author Sharon Bell Buchbinder
ISBN-10 9781449650957
Release 2011-07-22
Pages 498
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Introduction to Health Care Management is a concise, reader-friendly, introductory healthcare management book that covers a wide variety of healthcare settings, from hospitals to nursing homes and clinics. Filled with examples to engage the reader s imagination, the important issues in healthcare management, such as ethics, cost management, strategic planning and marketing, information technology, and human resources, are all thoroughly covered. Guidelines and rubrics along with numerous case studies make this text both student-friendly and teacher friendly. It is the perfect resource for students of healthcare management, nursing, allied health, business administration, pharmacy, occupational therapy, public administration, and public health. Drs. Buchbinder and Shanks have done a masterful job in selecting topics and authors and putting them together in a meaningful and coherent manner. Each chapter of the book is designed to give the student the core content that must become part of the repertoire of each and every healthcare manager, whether entry level or senior executive. Each of the chapters and accompanying cases serve to bring to life what it means to be a truly competent healthcare manager. Leonard H. Friedman, PhD, MPA, MPH, Professor, Dept of Health Services Management and Leadership, and Director of the Master of Health Services Administration program, George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services I am very happy with Health Care Management and will be adopting it for a new course that I will be teaching. This is probably the best management text I have seen so far. I was thrilled to receive it. Sally K. Fauchald, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor of Nursing, The College of St. Scholastica A solid text that covers a wide range of management topics. Michael H. Sullivan, Director HCA Program, Methodist University, Fayetteville, North Carolina"



Cases in Health Care Management

Cases in Health Care Management Author Sharon B. Buchbinder
ISBN-10 9781449674298
Release 2013-02-14
Pages 393
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From the authors of the bestselling Introduction to Health Care Management comes this compendium of 101 case studies that illustrate the challenges related to managing the healthcare services. Segmented by topic and setting, these cases span the full spectrum of issues that can arise in a variety of health care services settings. With a writing style that is lively and engaging, undergraduates in healthcare management, nursing, public administration, public health, gerontology, and allied health programs will find themselves absorbed in stories that bring to life the common issues encountered by healthcare managers every day. In addition, students in graduate programs will find the materials theory-based and thought provoking examples of real world scenarios. This book offers: • 101 cutting-edge cases written by experts in the field • Identification of primary and secondary settings for cases • Discussion questions for each case • Additional resources for students with each case • Teaching/learning methods such as role play



Introduction to Health Care

Introduction to Health Care Author Dakota Mitchell
ISBN-10 9781305574779
Release 2016-02-01
Pages 624
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INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE, Fourth Edition, provides an easy-to-read introduction to the foundational skills necessary for a range of health care professions. This trusted text offers a comprehensive, yet highly accessible survey of both soft skills and basic clinical skills for those entering health care training programs or considering a career in health care. To prepare you for the realities of modern practice, the authors emphasize core competencies required by all health care professions, including communication, infection control, and professionalism. The text features a strong focus on developing critical thinking skills (thinking like a health care professional) through a five-step problem-solving model that includes assessing a situation, considering alternatives, choosing an appropriate alternative, evaluating the results, and revising as needed. This unique approach makes INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE, Fourth Edition, an ideal resource to help you transition from simple memorization to effective application of professional skills in a real-world setting. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Financial Management of Health Care Organizations

Financial Management of Health Care Organizations Author William N. Zelman
ISBN-10 9781118466582
Release 2013-12-17
Pages 704
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This new Fourth Edition of Financial Management of Health Care Organizations, offers an introduction to the most-used tools and techniques of health care financial management, including health care accounting and financial statements; managing cash, billings and collections; making major capital investments; determining cost and using cost information in decision-making; budgeting and performance measurement; and pricing. New to this edition: The Perspectives sections and the glossary have been updated. The book features a cutting-edge view of the health care landscape in 2013 and beyond after passage and pending implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Areas of expanded content include revised examples of financial statements for both private non-profit hospitals and investor-owned hospital management companies, changes in bad debt and charity care, the role of financial statements, the discount rate or cost of capital, lease financing section, use of cost information, budgeting, cost centers, and current forms of reimbursement Content new to this edition includes valuation of accounts receivable and the "waterfall" effect of cash collections, differences between Posting-Date and Service-Date reporting methodologies, calculation of effective annual interest rate, application of time value of money in perspectives, and Activity-Based Costing from the perspective of labor, supplies, and equipment.



Introduction to Health Care Economics Financial Management

Introduction to Health Care Economics   Financial Management Author Susan J. Penner
ISBN-10 0781740193
Release 2004
Pages 323
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This text presents basic concepts of economics and tools for financial management in the health care arena, including budgeting, breakeven analysis, financial reporting, business plan preparation, and grant writing. The text includes practical case examples drawn from actual health care settings to relate theory to real-world practice. A sample grant proposal and unique grant writing chapter will prepare students for this critical aspect of management. A free, back-of-book CD-ROM provides sample worksheets for analyzing budgets and determining breakeven points, cost-benefit, and cost-effectiveness, as well as sample budgets. Students can use the worksheets to apply their own data and complete their own analyses.



Introduction to Health Care Services Foundations and Challenges

Introduction to Health Care Services  Foundations and Challenges Author Bernard J. Healey
ISBN-10 9781118407936
Release 2014-12-31
Pages 480
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A comprehensive guide to the structure, synergy, and challenges in U.S. health care delivery Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations and Challenges offers new insights into the most important sectors of the United States' health care industry and the many challenges the future holds. Designed to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date understanding of the system, this textbook covers the many facets of health care delivery and details the interaction of health, environments, organizations, populations, and the health professions. Written by authors with decades of experience teaching and working in health care administration and management, the book examines the current state and changing face of health care delivery in the United States. Each chapter includes learning objectives and discussion questions that help guide and engage deeper consideration of the issues at hand, providing a comprehensive approach for students. Cases studies demonstrating innovations in the delivery of health care services are also presented. Health care administration requires a thorough understanding of the multiple systems that define and shape the delivery of health care in the United States. At the same time, it is important for students to gain an appreciation of the dilemma confronting policy makers, providers, and patients in the struggle to balance cost, quality, and access. Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations and Challenges is an in-depth examination of the major health care issues and policy changes that have had an impact on the U.S. health care delivery system. Includes information on U.S. health care delivery, from care to cost, and the forces of change Focuses on major industry players, including providers, insurers, and facilities Highlights challenges facing health care delivery in the future, including physician shortages, quality care, and the chronic disease epidemic The U.S. health care system is undergoing major reform, and the effects will ripple across every sector of the industry. Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations and Challenges gives students a complete introduction to understanding the issues and ramifications.



Introduction to Health Services Management

Introduction to Health Services Management Author S. W. Booyens
ISBN-10 070217730X
Release 2008
Pages 296
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Ideal for all students studying first-level health services management, this invaluable all-in-one resource describes the environmental factors that affect health services, policy, and planning; the organization of services at the macro and micro level; and other issues such as staff absenteeism and management.



Foundations of Health Care Management

Foundations of Health Care Management Author Bernard J. Healey
ISBN-10 9781118235195
Release 2012-08-09
Pages 560
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Foundations of Health Care Management Leaders and managers throughout the health care system are facing ever more challenging changes in the way care is delivered, paid for, and evaluated. Foundations of Health Care Management: Principles and Methods offers an innovative, concise, reader-friendly introduction to health care management and administration. It addresses the need for new skills in managers of health care facilities and for those planning to enter health care management positions. The book covers such critical topics as leadership training, change management, conflict management techniques, culture building, quality improvement, and communications skills, as well as collaboration in the improvement of population health. Foundations of Health Care Management also concentrates on innovations and describes steps in the transition to more decentralized and creative approaches to the management of health care facilities. The book covers physician management from the physician's viewpoint, a valuable perspective for health care managers. The book serves important dual purposes for faculty and students by providing both insights into the health care field as well as foundational content on essential management and leadership competencies. A full set of support materials is available for instructors at the book's companion Web site.



Health Care Information Systems

Health Care Information Systems Author Karen A. Wager
ISBN-10 9781119337089
Release 2017-02-10
Pages 608
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BESTSELLING GUIDE, UPDATED WITH A NEW INFORMATION FOR TODAY'S HEALTH CARE ENVIRONMENT Health Care Information Systems is the newest version of the acclaimed text that offers the fundamental knowledge and tools needed to manage information and information resources effectively within a wide variety of health care organizations. It reviews the major environmental forces that shape the national health information landscape and offers guidance on the implementation, evaluation, and management of health care information systems. It also reviews relevant laws, regulations, and standards and explores the most pressing issues pertinent to senior level managers. It covers: Proven strategies for successfully acquiring and implementing health information systems. Efficient methods for assessing the value of a system. Changes in payment reform initiatives. New information on the role of information systems in managing in population health. A wealth of updated case studies of organizations experiencing management-related system challenges.



Introduction to Health Care Quality

Introduction to Health Care Quality Author Yosef D. Dlugacz
ISBN-10 9781118777916
Release 2017-01-04
Pages 384
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Introduction to Health Care Quality explores the issues of quality management in today's health care environment, and provides clear guidance on new and perennial challenges in the field. The idea of 'quality' is examined in the context of a variety of health care situations, with practical emphasis on assessment, monitoring, analysis, and improvement. Students will learn how to utilize statistical tools, patient data, and more to understand new models of reimbursement, including pay for performance and value-based purchasing. They will also learn how to learn how to incorporate technology into everyday practice. Each chapter centers on an essential concept, but builds upon previous chapters to reinforce the material and equip students with a deeper understanding of the modern health care industry. Real-world situations are highlighted to show the intersection of theory and application, while cutting-edge methodologies and models prepare students for today's data-driven health care environment. Health care quality is defined and assessed according to setting, with factors such as standards, laws, regulations, accreditation, and consumerism impacting measurement and analysis in tremendous ways. This book provides an overview of this complex field, with insightful discussion and expert practical guidance. Health care today is worlds away from any other point in history. As the field grows ever more complex, quality management becomes increasingly critical for ensuring optimal patient care. Introduction to Health Care Quality helps students and professionals make sense of the issues, and provide top-notch service in today's rapidly changing health care environment.



Introduction to Health Care Finance and Accounting

Introduction to Health Care Finance and Accounting Author Carlene Harrison
ISBN-10 9781285401171
Release 2012-06-15
Pages 352
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Extremely practical and packed with current examples, Introduction to Health Care: Finance and Accounting delivers a comprehensive overview of the business side of healthcare. This entry-level healthcare finance book offers detailed discussions of cost reimbursement programs, economic factors driving the rising costs of medical services, and healthcare reform through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. It explains the basics of healthcare accounting and finance, from accounting fundamentals, operating the cash drawer and bank reconciliation through the more complex issues of cash management, budgeting and variance analysis, and revenue cycle management. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Accounting Fundamentals for Health Care Management

Accounting Fundamentals for Health Care Management Author Steven A. Finkler
ISBN-10 9781449645281
Release 2011-11-30
Pages 228
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Accounting Fundamentals for Health Care Management is ideal for an introductory course in financial accounting in both undergraduate and graduate programs. This is the first book that focuses on basic accounting in health care management. This essential book contains the vocabulary of and an introduction to the tools and concepts employed by finance officers. It will help anyone assess financial information, ask the appropriate questions, and understand the jargon-laden answers. This book is indispensable for anyone who manages a department and a budget.



Introduction to Health Services

Introduction to Health Services Author Stephen Williams
ISBN-10 9781418012892
Release 2007-09-21
Pages 504
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The seventh edition of Introduction to Health Services builds upon its reputation as a classic book written by nationally recognized authors. This new edition addresses the increasing pressure to improve the efficiency of the nation’s health care system and to provide an adequate level of health care for all Americans. The seventh edition reflects the revolutionary changes in the practice of clinical medicine, government policy, information technology, and health care cost containment. In-depth information in the areas of health care finance, health care access, managed care, and insurance and home health is also provided. Research and statistics throughout make this book the premier reference for understanding all the services that compose the health care landscape. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Introduction to Health Care Management

Introduction to Health Care Management Author Sharon B. Buchbinder
ISBN-10 9780763762759
Release 2008-03-03
Pages 470
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Introduction to Health Care Management is a concise, reader-friendly, introductory healthcare management book that covers a wide variety of healthcare settings, from hospitals to nursing homes and clinics. Filled with examples to engage the reader’s imagination, the important issues in healthcare management, such as ethics, cost management, strategic planning and marketing, information technology, and human resources, are all thoroughly covered. Guidelines and rubrics along with numerous case studies make this text both student-friendly and teacher friendly. It is the perfect resource for students of healthcare management, nursing, allied health, business administration, pharmacy, occupational therapy, public administration, and public health. Features: Chapters contributed by real experts using an active voice to grab the reader’s attention. Learning objectives and discussion questions in each chapter. Instructors’ resources online for each chapter, including PowerPoints, Test Bank, and Sample Syllabus. 15 case studies in a wide variety of settings, in an assortment of healthcare management topics. A case study guide, with rubrics for evaluation of student performance, enabling instructors at every level of experience to hit the ground running on that first day of class.



Introduction to Health Policy

Introduction to Health Policy Author Leiyu Shi
ISBN-10 156793580X
Release 2014
Pages 320
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Introduction to Health Policy has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Introduction to Health Policy also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Introduction to Health Policy book for free.