Cases in Health Services Management

Cases in Health Services Management

by Jonathon S. Rakich
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1932529594

ISBN-13: 2901932529592

Pub. Date: 05/28/2010

Publisher: Health Professions Press

Intended for students preparing to become managers or administrators in health service organizations, this volume hones problem-solving skills by focusing on the details of real-world cases. Providing a framework for decision-making and debate, 28 chapters discuss issues relating to strategic management, the medical staff, administration and governance, resource

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Intended for students preparing to become managers or administrators in health service organizations, this volume hones problem-solving skills by focusing on the details of real-world cases. Providing a framework for decision-making and debate, 28 chapters discuss issues relating to strategic management, the medical staff, administration and governance, resource utilization and control, and human resources and organizational dynamics. Contributors include healthcare administrators as well as scholars of business and management. There is no index. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13:
2901932529592
Publisher:
Health Professions Press
Publication date:
05/28/2010
Edition description:
NE

Table of Contents

About the Editorsxv
Contributorsxix
Prefacexxiii
Acknowledgmentsxxvii
Introductionxxix
Part IStrategic Management
1Medical Center of Southern Indiana: Community Commitment and Organization Revival3
2The Case of the Unhealthy Hospital31
3Mueller-O'Keefe Memorial Home and Retirement Village: Strategic Planning in a Continuing Care Retirement Community37
4Electronic Child Health Network (eCHN)55
5Caregivers69
6Merck's Crixivan79
Part IIAdministration, Medical Staff, and Governing Body
7District Hospital: A Lesson in Governance95
8The Day After109
9Hartland Memorial Hospital: An In-Basket Exercise119
10The Bad Image Radiology Department137
11Westmount Nursing Homes, Incorporated: Implementing a Continuous Quality Improvement Initiative151
12Dr. Johnson, Network Medical Director163
13Sibley Memorial Hospital179
14Ethics Incidents193
Part IIIResource Utilization and Control
15Endoscopes at Victoria Hospital207
16Regional Health System: The Satellite Health Park Strategy213
17The ER that Became the Emergency: Managing the Double Bind229
18Attica Memorial Hospital: The Ingelson Burn Center239
19Brunswick Community Hospital Cash Flow Crisis257
20Cardinal Health Care Systems: Some Behavioral Issues in Corporate Cost Allocation271
21West Florida Regional Medical Center (A)277
Part IVHuman Resource Management and Organizational Dynamics
22A New "Brand" for Senior Health Plus301
23Autumn Park311
24Hammond General Hospital: The New Contract Food Service321
25Appalachian Home Health Service329
26Mercy Hospital335
27Watergate Nursing Home349
28Suburban Health Center357

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