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Overview

Advances in Health Care Organization Theory outlines the current trends in health care organizations and organizational development. The profound events, changes, and innovations that have characterized the health care delivery system in the course of the past ten years are examined in this informative and much-needed edited collection, perfect for students of health care administration.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787957643
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/7/2003
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 6.26 (w) x 9.13 (h) x 1.26 (d)

Meet the Author

STEPHEN S. FARNSWORTH MICK, PHD, is professor in the Department of Health Administration at Virginia Commonwealth University and affiliate professor at the Jean Moulin University Lyon 3, in Lyon, France.

PATRICK D. SHAY, PHD, is assistant professor in the Department of Health Care Administration at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.

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Table of Contents

Figures and Tables
Acknowledgments
The Editors
The Contributors
1 Themes, Discovery, and Rediscovery 1
2 The Old Order Changeth: The Evolving World of Health Care Organizations 23
3 Alternative Perspectives on Institutional and Market Relationships in the U.S. Health Care Sector 45
4 When Institutions Collide: Hospitals Sponsored by the Roman Catholic Church 79
5 Understanding Health Care Markets: Actors, Products, and Relations 99
6 Physician-Organization Relationships: Social Networks and Strategic Intent 141
7 Sustaining Long-Term Change and Effectiveness in Community Health Networks 175
8 Quality as an Organizational Problem 205
9 Trust: An Implicit Force in Health Care Organization Theory 233
10 Health Care Organizations as Complex Adaptive Systems 253
11 Strategy in an Institutional Environment: Lessons Learned from the 1990s "Revolution" in Health Care 289
12 Research and Policy Implications 325
References 337
Name Index 379
Subject Index 389
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