Restructuring Health Care: The Patient-Focused Paradigm / Edition 1

Restructuring Health Care: The Patient-Focused Paradigm / Edition 1

by J. Philip Lathrop, Booz*Allen Health Care, Inc.
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555425941

ISBN-13: 9781555425944

Pub. Date: 10/05/1993

Publisher: Wiley

A Patient-Focused Paradigm

Brilliant and timely, thoughtful and practical. Regradless of the final shape of health care reform in the U.S., the patient-focused idea can and must be implemented. Bravo!
—Tom Peters, coauthor of In Search of Excellence and author of Liberation Management

This in-depth book offers advice on how health care operations can

Overview

A Patient-Focused Paradigm

Brilliant and timely, thoughtful and practical. Regradless of the final shape of health care reform in the U.S., the patient-focused idea can and must be implemented. Bravo!
—Tom Peters, coauthor of In Search of Excellence and author of Liberation Management

This in-depth book offers advice on how health care operations can shift from hierarchical organization structures to patient-focused approaches. Uses a wealth of examples to illustrate the challenges faced by organizations that have undertaken this type of restructuring.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555425944
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/05/1993
Series:
Health Series
Edition description:
1st
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

1. What's the Big Problem?

2. The Nature of Structural Change.

3. Compartmentalization and Its Discontents: High Cost and Poor Service.

4. Patient Focus Begins with Demand.

5. The Structure of a New Paradigm.

6. Patient Aggregation: From Nursing to Patient Care Centers.

7. Initial Deployment Decisions.

8. Enablers for Change.

9. Does It Work?

Epilogue: The Patient-Focused Enterprise.

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