Essentials Of Applied Quantitative Methods For Health Services

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Essentials of Applied Quantitative Methods for Health Services offers and stresses the application of concepts, models and techniques in understanding quantitative methods in the health service field. The text provides problem-solving methods in a variety of approaches. An ideal QM resource for those with little knowledge of statistics.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763758714
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 12/4/2009
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Pages: 330
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The Role and Function of Quantitative Methods in Health Services Management 1

Sect. I Foundation Competencies 19

Ch. 2 Working with Numbers 21

Ch. 3 Flow Charting 53

Ch. 4 Time Value of Money 63

Sect. II Forecasting Competencies 73

Ch. 5 The Art and Science of Forecasting 75

Ch. 6 Trend Forecasting Techniques 89

Ch. 7 Regression Forecasting 115

Sect. III Designing and Analyzing Systems 135

Ch. 8 Analyzing Capacity and Resources 137

Ch. 9 Managing Waiting Lines 157

Sect. IV Project Analysis 193

Ch. 10 Decision Analysis 195

Ch. 11 Economic Analysis 211

Ch. 12 Program Evaluation Review Technique: PERT 231

Ch. 13 Financial Evaluation of Projects 251

Ch. 14 Quality Analysis 271

Sect. V An Application of Quantitative Methods 299

Ch. 15 Quantitative Analysis in Strategic Planning 301

Index 317

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