Essential Readings In Nursing Managed Care / Edition 1

Essential Readings In Nursing Managed Care / Edition 1

by Susan Turner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0834213265

ISBN-13: 9780834213265

Pub. Date: 12/01/2007

Publisher: Aspen

This collection of readings is the companion to The Nurse's Guide to M anaged Care, which is a text designed to provide a broad overview of t he managed health care system as it relates to nursing. Articles were selected for this collection to present a point of view not found in t he text, to present more depth to a subject, or to provoke discussion. The readings

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This collection of readings is the companion to The Nurse's Guide to M anaged Care, which is a text designed to provide a broad overview of t he managed health care system as it relates to nursing. Articles were selected for this collection to present a point of view not found in t he text, to present more depth to a subject, or to provoke discussion. The readings parallel the chapters in the text. You'll find 40 insigh tful and thought-provoking articles that will help to facilitate an un derstanding of the concepts in The Nurse's Guide to Managed Care and d raw out discussions of issues ranging from patient care quality to nur sing ethics to integrity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834213265
Publisher:
Aspen
Publication date:
12/01/2007
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
0.76(w) x 10.00(h) x 7.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
1Nursing at the Crossroads1
Profession Building in the New Health Care System3
Nursing and Threats to Patient and Nurse Safety and Quality of Patient Care10
2Nursing and Managed Care: A Reality Check15
Is It Design or Decline? Conflicts in Re-engineering17
The Entrepreneurial Personality: Building a Sustainable Future for Self and the Profession21
3The Evolving Health Care System27
Strategic Implications of Developing Integrated Levels of Care29
4Changing Hospitals in a Changing Environment47
Integrating Information Technology with an Outcomes Management Program49
5Nursing Care is Managed Care57
Essentials for Successful Patient Care Redesign59
Staff Mix Models: Complementary or Substitution Roles for Nurses63
6Nursing Ethics in a Managed Care System71
The Impact of Ethical Climate on Job Satisfaction of Nurses73
Dirty Hands: The Underside of Marketplace Health Care81
The Synergistic Relationship between Ethics and Quality Improvement: Thriving in Managed Care90
Strength of Character through the Ethics of Nursing102
7Reengineering Nursing107
Consumer-Focused Preadmission Testing: A Paradigm Shift109
The Connection Delivery Model: Reengineering Nursing To Provide Care across the Continuum115
8Change: The New Constant121
Stress Resulting from Change and Restructuring: A Cognitive Approach123
Nurse Executives in the 1990s: Empowered or Oppressed?130
Understanding and Managing Change in Health Care Organizations137
9Staff Transition145
Nurse Leaders: Roles Driving Organizational Transition147
10The Nursing Studies: Implications for Nursing155
The Challenge for Education in a Transformed Health Care System157
Building Healthier Communities in a Managed Care Environment: Opportunities for Advanced Practice Nurses165
11Differentiated Professional Practice: What is it?173
Differentiated Primary Care and Evidence-Based Practice: The Columbia Nursing Experiment175
Assessing, Developing, and Maintaining Staff's Competency in Times of Restructuring184
12Managed Care Strategies for the Future195
Case Management as a Tool for Clinical Integration197
Disease State Management in Diabetes Care206
13Nursing for the Future213
Delivery-of-Care Systems Using Clinical Nursing Assistants: Making It Work215
Crystal Ball Gazing: Back to the Future225
14Career Issues in Managed Care Delivery Systems235
Care of the Self for the Nurse Entrepreneur237
Floating: A Nurse's Nightmare?247
15Career Development Strategies in Managed Care253
Career Journeys: How To Be a Successful Clinical Nurse Specialist - Be a Willow Tree255
Are You Your Resume?258
Your Career and Job Success262
16Nursing and Unions: Do they Mix?265
Can You Create a Professional Practice Model in a Unionized Setting?267
Addressing the State of the (Labor) Union271
17Thriving in the New Environment275
The Nurse as Senior Health Care Executive277
Congruency between Nurses' Values and Job Requirements: A Call for Integrity284
18Managed Care Business Skills293
1995 Fast Track: Cost Reduction and Improvement295
19Nurses as Political Health Care Activists307
Nurses Can Influence Public Health Policy309
The Nurse Executive as Health Policy Champion315
Policy Imperatives for Nursing in an Era of Health Care Restructuring320
20Is Your Organization Managed Care Friendly?331
Readiness, Action, and Resolve for Change: Do Health Care Leaders Have What It Takes?333
Index343

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