Economics and Nursing: Critical Professional Issues / Edition 1

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It is essential that both nurse administrators/managers and practitioners understand the theoretical and practical applications of economics and incorporate these concepts in their practice. This text explains and demystifies these economic concepts in a clear and concise manner, paving the way for a successful career. "Excellent! Layout is very effective. Excellent use of well-written tables. We are considering revision of core courses to include economics. This text is excellent." -- Betty Kupperschmidt, EdD, RN, MSN Program, University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, Oklahoma Written from the perspective of both economic and nursing practice, this text applies relevant economic concepts to real-world nursing workplace and workforce issues, which provides an economic interpretation of the challenges facing the nursing profession. Winner of 2001AJN Book of the Year Award Winner of 2001 AJN Book of the Year Award

The book contains predominantly black-and-white illustrations, with some two-color illustrations.

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Florence Nightingale's admonition that nurses must attend to the financial aspects of patient care is even more imperative in today's complex US healthcare system. Chang (economics, U. of Memphis) provides an analysis of the nursing labor and service markets, and the economic realities of the impact of managed care, the cost- quality correlation, access to health care, and information technology. Includes economic analysis examples, a glossary, and extensive Internet resources related to healthcare economics. The coauthors are in nursing, public health, and policy research. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803604650
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 10/28/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 507
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction to Economics and Nursing The Economics of Nursing and Health Care Market, Demand, and Supply Market Price Determination Why Does Health Care Cost So Much?
Part 2: The Nursing Labor Market The Economics of Labor Markets Application of Economic Principles to Nursing The Economics of Nursing Education The Nursing Labor Market: Demand, Supply, and Wages Part 3: Nursing Service Market Opportunities in the Health-Care Market Evolving Roles and Professional Practice Models for Nursing Nursing in the Global Environment Part 4: Critical Professional and Economic Issues Facing Nursing The Impact of Managed Care Access to Health Care The Relationship of Cost and Quality in Health Care Clinical Economic Analysis Information Technology and the Economics of Health Care Design and Evaluation of Electronic Medical Records Appendices: Glossary Internet Resources Related to Nursing and Health-Care Economics
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