Advances in Health Care Organization Theory / Edition 1

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Stephen S. Mick is the Arthur Graham Glasgow Professor in the Department of Health Administration at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Mindy E. Wyttenbach is a doctoral student and research assistant in the program in Health Services Organization and Research at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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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, isprofessor in the Department of Health Administration at VirginiaCommonwealth University and affiliate professor at the Jean MoulinUniversity Lyon 3, in Lyon, France.

PATRICK D. SHAY, PHD, is assistantprofessor in the Department of Health Care Administration atTrinity University in San Antonio, Texas.

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Themes, Discovery, and Rediscovery (Mick and Wyttenbach).

Chapter 2. The Old Order Changeth: The Evolving World of Health care Organizations (Scott).

Chapter 3. Alternative Perspectives on Institutional and Market Relationships in the US Health Care Sector (Alexander and D'Aunno).

Chapter 4. When Institutions Collide: Hospitals Sponsored by the Roman Catholic Church (White).

Chapter 5. Understanding Health Care Markets: Actors, Products, and Relations Roadmap, milestones (Wholey and Burns).

Chapter 6. Physician Organization Relationships: Social Networks and Strategic Intent (Shortell and Rundall).

Chapter 7. Sustaining Long-term Change and Effectiveness in Community Health Networks (Banaszak-Holl, Elms, and Grazman).

Chapter 8. Quality as an Organizational Problem (Kimberly and Minvielle).

Chapter 9. Trust and Health Services Organizations: Theory and Application (Zazzali).

Chapter 10. Health Care Organizations as Complex Adaptive Systems (Begun, Dooley, and Zimmerman).

Chapter 11. Strategy in an Institutional Environment: Lessons Learned from the 1990s 'Revolution' in Health Care (Luke and Walston).

Chapter 12. The Application of Organization Theory in Health Care: Opportunities (Mick).


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