Health Care Management and the Law-2nd Edition is a comprehensive practical health law text relevant to students seeking the basic management skills required to work in health care organizations, as well as students currently working in health care organizations. This text is also relevant to those general health care consumers who are simply attempting to navigate the complex American health care system. Every attempt is made within the text to support health law and management theory with practical applications to current issues.
Introduction to Health Care Management, Fourth Edition is a concise, reader-friendly, introductory healthcare management text 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.
Moves beyond traditional definitions of patient-centered care to improve the experience of a "real person" as patient How might the entire system for producing, delivering, and paying for health care be changed so that real people fare better than they currently do? This text applies "person-focused" principles to health management decision-making aimed at improving the personal experience of care within health care institutions to improve outcomes and cost savings. Written and edited by distinguished educators and researchers with decades of health care policy experience, the text examines how health care managers can initiate and direct the process of system transformation by understanding and using a greater "person-focus" in their decision-making. It encompasses the key domains of management competencies defined by the AUPHA, CAHME, and NCHL. The text brings together experts across a variety of health care management disciplines to examine how managerial decisions affect the personal experience of patient care. It is based on observations that many of the current problems facing health care managers are caused by lack of attention to what happens when real people are transformed into "patients" and treated routinely by the US health care system. Moving beyond traditional definitions of patient-centered care, the book explores how our entire system for producing, delivering, and paying for care can be changed so that the internal experience of people receiving care is a positive one. The book helps to develop specific rules for improving the experience of care through better managerial decision-making. Case studies with discussion questions facilitate creative problem solving based on sound decision-making. Also included are extensive links to online content along with an Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint slides and more. Key Features: Describes how the person-focused model leads to better outcomes Discusses the impact of management decisions on the personal experience of clinical care Addresses the personal and clinical problems created through our current system's standard health care delivery and financing Applies basic principles of management decision-making to key operational issues to improve the personal experience of care Fulfills key learning competencies defined by AUPHA, CAHME, and NCHL
Principles of Health Care Management: Foundations for a Changing Health Care System, Second Edition, is today's authoritative guide for future administrators aspiring to manage healthcare organizations amid changing consumer behavior and shifting economic and regulatory headwinds. In addition to fundamental healthcare management principles, this revised edition includes a review of the most recent healthcare legislation, a trove of industry case studies, and a vital new chapter on the managerial challenges of 21st-century healthcare consumerism. University of Massachusetts Professor Emeritus and former senior healthcare executive Set-B. Goldsmith combines foundational theory and illustrative real-world experience in this must-read text. Principles of Health Care Management: Foundations for a Changing Health Care System, Second Edition, is the comprehensive, essential resource for the next generation of healthcare, managers faced with navigating tomorrow's U.S. healthcare system. The Second Edition Features: Updated strategies for managing a healthcare organization in a recession A managerial model for accountability An examination of crucial corporate compliance rules New case studies on the credit crunch, employee dismissals, hospital-acquired infection, technology, and ethics.
This volume offers the insights of management experts on options such as diversification, mergers and acquisitions, vertical integration, wh at total quality management is all about, and how it fits into the org anizational structure. Health care managers will find proven methods f or planning for future growth and fostering good relationships with cu stomers, government agencies, and suppliers.
Career Opportunities in Healthcare Management is a concise, reader-friendly, introductory healthcare management book that covers a wide variety of career opportunities in a broad range of direct healthcare settings--such as hospitals, physician practices, nursing homes, and clinics--and non-direct health care settings, such as associations, managed care and health insurance companies, consulting firms, and medical supplier firms. Filled with first person accounts from health care managers working in the field, these profiles will engage the reader’s imagination, inform them of key issues associated with these important roles, as well as what makes these health care managers happy and eager to go to work in the morning. Beginning with an individualized 'Health Care Management Talent Quotient Quiz' and ending with a guide to finding a job in healthcare management, this hands on student-friendly and teacher-friendly text is the perfect resource for students of healthcare management, nursing, allied health, business administration, pharmacy, occupational therapy, public administration, and public health. Features: • The experienced authors use an active voice to grab the reader’s attention. • An individualized Health Care Management Talent Quotient Quiz to assess each student’s baseline aptitude and identify skills gaps that need to be addressed. • Over forty lively, first person profiles of health care managers working in the field covering everything from educational background and how they first became aware of health care management, through advice to future health care managers. • Detailed appendices that include: resources for learning more about health care management; sample programs of study; job hunting advice; frequently used terms in advertisements, sample position descriptions, do’s and don’ts of interviewing, and a sample cover letter and resume.
"The new Second Edition of Cases in Health Care Management is a collection of over 100 new and cutting-edge case studies designed to help illustrate the challenges related to managing the health care services. Organized into nine content areas, from Leadership, Management, and Quality/Patient Safety; to Health Disparities and Cultural Competence, Ethics, and more, these realistic scenarios span the full spectrum of issues that can arise in a variety of health care services settings. Appropriate for all levels of higher education, this text engages students in active learning through lively writing and storytelling techniques that pull them into the story while giving them fresh, provocative real-world scenarios to analyze and critique. Furthermore, the authors have incorporated diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and cultural competency throughout to encourage greater cultural awareness, sensitivity, and fairness. Key features: more than one hundred new cutting-edge cases written by experts in the field, new matrix (Appendix B) highlights topic areas related to each case and helps instructors assess the suitability of each case for different student audiences (community college, undergraduate, or graduate students), discussion questions and additional resources for students are provided for each case. Case study guidelines and instructions, with rubrics for evaluation of student performance are provided in Appendix A. Instructors' case study guides to facilitate class and online discussions are part of the instructor resources-available to qualified instructors"--
This collection of case studies is designed for use in both undergraduate and graduate courses in health care administration. With contributions from a range of experts including present and former CEOs, consultants, public health officials, systems executives, departmental managers, architects, planners and entrepreneurs, this robust classroom resource brings together practical, real world examples of issues and topics that are critical to understanding the complex field of health care management.
This authoritative guide presents a wide range of health care topics in a comprehensible and engaging manner that will carefully guide your students through the complex maze of the legal system. With new case studies and news clippings in each chapter, the 13th edition continues to serve as an ideal introduction to the legal and ethical issues in the healthcare workplace.
Legal and Ethical Essentials of Health Care Administration, Second Edition is the ideal text for courses that combine a study of both the legal and ethical aspects of healthcare administration. Derived from George Pozgar’s best-selling textbook, Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration, Thirteenth Edition, this more concise text provides the reader with the necessary knowledge to become conversant with both legal and ethical issues pertinent to the healthcare profession. Using reader-friendly language, the book presents actual court cases, state and federal statues, and common-law principles to help the student understand the practical application of the concepts learned. The author includes a broad discussion of the legal system, including the sources of law and government organization as well as basic reviews of tort law, criminal issues, contracts, civil procedure and trial practice, and a wide range of real-life legal and ethical dilemmas.