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101 Careers in Healthcare Management [NOOK Book]

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Careers in health administration continue to grow despite an overall downturn in the economy. This is a field that offers tremendous job opportunities across the spectrum of health care delivery and payment organizations. 101 Careers in Health Care Management is the only comprehensive guide to careers in health administration ranging from entry level management positions up to the most senior executive opportunities.

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101 Careers in Healthcare Management

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Overview

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Careers in health administration continue to grow despite an overall downturn in the economy. This is a field that offers tremendous job opportunities across the spectrum of health care delivery and payment organizations. 101 Careers in Health Care Management is the only comprehensive guide to careers in health administration ranging from entry level management positions up to the most senior executive opportunities.

The guide provides prospective students with a clear picture of the integral role played by health care administrators in creating and sustaining the systems that allow clinicians to do their best work. It explains exactly what health care managers do and how these careers differ from other management jobs. The book covers educational requirements and opportunities, traditional and non-traditional career pathways, and helps students to assess whether they are temperamentally and intellectually suited to a career in health care management. Based on the most current data from the US Department of Labor and professional societies in health care management, the guide describes 101 careers in 14 different health care and related settings along with the responsibilities and duties of each. Additionally, the book includes numerous interviews with health administrators from entry level positions to CEOs to create more vivid portraits of potential careers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826193353
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/20/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 441,364
  • File size: 452 KB

Meet the Author

Anthony R. Kovner, PhD, is Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University. He is trained in organizational behavior, health services management, and social and economic development. Dr. Kovner is an experienced health care manager, having served as CEO of a community hospital, senior health care consultant for a large union, and manager of a group practice, a nursing home, and a large neighborhood health center. He is a board member of the Lutheran Health Care and of Health Plus, in Brooklyn, N.Y. Dr. Kovner has carried out several funded research projects, most recently on Factors Associated with Use of Management Research in hospitals and health systems. He is author or editor of 9 books, 43 journal articles, and 24 case studies. Dr. Kovner has directed several national demonstration programs funded by major foundations. He was the fourth recipient, in 1999, of the Gary L. Filerman prize for Educational Leadership, from the Association of University Programs in Health Administration.

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