The New Health Partners: Renewing the Leadership of Physician Practice / Edition 1

The New Health Partners: Renewing the Leadership of Physician Practice / Edition 1

by Stephen E. Prather, Td Barela Td, Prather
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787940240

ISBN-13: 9780787940249

Pub. Date: 06/25/1999

Publisher: Wiley

Under managed care, health care has become a sometimes uneasy partnership between consumers, health care providers, and the communities they serve. Empowered by a broadly held understanding of medicine and an ability to collect and use performance information to improve health services, this alliance is reshaping our local health systems. In this constantly

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Under managed care, health care has become a sometimes uneasy partnership between consumers, health care providers, and the communities they serve. Empowered by a broadly held understanding of medicine and an ability to collect and use performance information to improve health services, this alliance is reshaping our local health systems. In this constantly changing environment, competitive advantage will go to those physicians who are fast-and focused-in their ability to transform their practice into accountable, cooperative business units-reshaping society's expectations of medicine and ultimately improving the delivery of health care.In The New Health Partners, physician Stephen Prather reveals how doctors can regain stewardship of their medical practices and strengthen their crucial role in the health care of their local communities. Prather—a nationally known physician consultant, educator, practitioner, and speaker—gives physicians effective techniques and practical advice needed to deliver bottom-line results.Prather shows physicians, medical directors, and administrators how they can acquire the essential skills of leadership and team development for use in both office and community health settings. Step-by-step, Prather explains how to apply the transformative power of the "Six Dimensions of Health Systems" to integrate delivery of care, align economic and non-economic incentives, manage chronic illness, empower clinical groups, work with patients and their families, and redesign care for community benefit.This groundbreaking book explores how to? Put in place successful methods for creating economic incentives to motivate physician change? Map out proven approaches for achieving clinical quality improvement and efficient office practices? Gain insight into a proven strategy for engaging the community in a rewarding partnership? Combine effective management principles, time-honored values, and useful guidelines for the most skill

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787940249
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/25/1999
Pages:
341
Product dimensions:
1.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

James S. Roberts
1. Serving a Changing Society
2. Making Systems Work
3. The Six Dimensions of Physician Leadership
4. The Second Dimension: Aligned Incentives Reward the Clinical Behavior You Want
5. The Third Dimension: Improving the Process of Care and the Clinical Outcome with CPI
6. The Fourth Dimension: High-Performance Teams Through InterdepAndence and Learning
7. The Fifth Dimension: Partnering with the Family
8. The Sixth Dimension: Partnering with the Community
9. Building an Infrastructure for Learning
10. Implementing a Project to Manage a Disease State
11. Practices Accountable for Quality
12. Partnering with Business: A Competitive Strategy or a Survival Necessity
13. Building for a Healthy Community
14. The Curriculum for Change
15. A Concluding Message

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