Excellence in Health Care Management / Edition 1

Excellence in Health Care Management / Edition 1

by Alison Morton Cooper
     
 

ISBN-10: 0632040327

ISBN-13: 9780632040322

Pub. Date: 01/30/1997

Publisher: Wiley

This book is a real-world critique of the ideologies and theories of health care management as applied to today's practice. Central issues such as people management and workplace education are approached from contemporary, theoretical and practical perspectives. Concepts of training, quality, finance, information and transition management are considered in detail

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Overview

This book is a real-world critique of the ideologies and theories of health care management as applied to today's practice. Central issues such as people management and workplace education are approached from contemporary, theoretical and practical perspectives. Concepts of training, quality, finance, information and transition management are considered in detail with a strong emphasis on inter-professional working. Excellence in Health Care Management will appeal to students studying general management courses as well as human resource managers, health professionals, and management trainees.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632040322
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/30/1997
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.43(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Section I - Excellence in Human Resources Management: Organisational change - implications for HRM; Health careers in the 21st century; Dimensions of Orgnisational Health; Section II - Key Concepts in Quality, Fianance and Information Management: Quality management in health care, Key conepts in finance and information management; Section III - Education and Training for Health Care: A critique of alternative pathways in professional and vocational education; Funding issues in education and training; "Credentialling" in health care and its implications; Section IV - Managing Paradox - The Politics of Health Care The paradox of health care provision; The paradox of caring (an art or a science?); The paradox of welfare; The paradox of technological arrogance; The paradox of human communication; The paradox of public "charterism"; Index

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