Building And Managing Effective Physician Organizations Under Capitation / Edition 1

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Overview

This resource offers you a unique Building Block system, a proven-effective tool used by organizations to survive and prosper in an era of different reimbursement schemes, from discounted fee-for-service and primary care capitation, to global capitation and percent of premium payment.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Janice M. Lato, MA (Medical College of Wisconsin)
Description: This is a key resource for physician leaders and executives as changes in healthcare occur across the country. It describes methods and key principles to use in leading the change.
Purpose: The book is intended to empower leaders, executives, and managers with intelligent approaches to reorganizing and managing the necessary human and operational systems to support a changing healthcare system. The book is a valuable resource, and the author's objectives are met.
Audience: The book is intended for physician leaders and healthcare executives. It is a book targeted for physician leaders who have management responsibilities. The author is a credible source and uses contributing physician leaders.
Features: The book has a sufficient number of pertinent illustrations to offer variety and interest. References are provided throughout the text and are relevant and current. The table of contents and index are helpful. The overall appearance of the book reflects professionalism and authority.
Assessment: This book is a valuable reference for leaders who represent physician organizations. It covers both opportunities for building a strong position in healthcare delivery and describes the process for achieving goals. It includes current concepts such as capitation, integrated delivery systems, and capital acquisition.
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Reviewer: Janice M. Lato, MA(Medical College of Wisconsin)
Description: This is a key resource for physician leaders and executives as changes in healthcare occur across the country. It describes methods and key principles to use in leading the change.
Purpose: The book is intended to empower leaders, executives, and managers with intelligent approaches to reorganizing and managing the necessary human and operational systems to support a changing healthcare system. The book is a valuable resource, and the author's objectives are met.
Audience: The book is intended for physician leaders and healthcare executives. It is a book targeted for physician leaders who have management responsibilities. The author is a credible source and uses contributing physician leaders.
Features: The book has a sufficient number of pertinent illustrations to offer variety and interest. References are provided throughout the text and are relevant and current. The table of contents and index are helpful. The overall appearance of the book reflects professionalism and authority.
Assessment: This book is a valuable reference for leaders who represent physician organizations. It covers both opportunities for building a strong position in healthcare delivery and describes the process for achieving goals. It includes current concepts such as capitation, integrated delivery systems, and capital acquisition.
Janice M. Lato
This is a key resource for physician leaders and executives as changes in healthcare occur across the country. It describes methods and key principles to use in leading the change. The book is intended to empower leaders, executives, and managers with intelligent approaches to reorganizing and managing the necessary human and operational systems to support a changing healthcare system. The book is a valuable resource, and the author's objectives are met. The book is intended for physician leaders and healthcare executives. It is a book targeted for physician leaders who have management responsibilities. The author is a credible source and uses contributing physician leaders. The book has a sufficient number of pertinent illustrations to offer variety and interest. References are provided throughout the text and are relevant and current. The table of contents and index are helpful. The overall appearance of the book reflects professionalism and authority. This book is a valuable reference for leaders who represent physician organizations. It covers both opportunities for building a strong position in healthcare delivery and describes the process for achieving goals. It includes current concepts such as capitation, integrated delivery systems, and capital acquisition.
Booknews
Addresses human, operational, and clinical support systems needed to manage a high-quality patient-oriented organization in an era when the reimbursement system for providers is moving rapidly from discount fee-for-service to various forms of capitation and risk sharing. Focus is on managing development and operations of large-scale physician organizations and physician equity alliances. Part I covers aspects of business operations, and Part II charts legal, operational, and financial standards and systems required for rapid growth of physician equity alliances. Part III discusses selection and start-up of information systems, and Part IV offers how-to chapters on managed care contracting and reimbursement and capitated contracts. Part V examines key issues such as physician-driven HMOs and multispecialty physician organizations. For physicians and executives. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

4 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780834208094
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 7/26/1996
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 363
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Building Successful Physician Organizations * Physician Communications * A Model for Collaboration and Quality Managed Care Contracting and Reimbursement for Physician Organizations in a Capitated and Risk Sharing Environment * Selecting Information Systems for Managing Large Scale Integrated Ambulatory Networks * Managing the Start-up and Operations of Advanced Practice Management Information Systems * Advanced Management Systems for Large Multi-Location Physician Organizations * Outcomes and Clinical Report Card Performance Standards * Physicians as Leaders, Clinicians, Managers and Executives * Specialty Networks as a Risk Contractor * Primary Care Physician Organizations: The New Force in Medicine * Compensating Capital and Equity Issues in Physician Organizations * Legal Issues in Organizing and Expanding Physician Organizations * Creating the Future Through Physician Leadership.
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