101 Careers in Healthcare Management

101 Careers in Healthcare Management

by Anthony R. Kovner PhD

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ISBN-13: 9780826193353
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/20/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
File size: 462 KB

About the Author

Anthony R. Kovner, PhD, is Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University. He is trained in organizational behavior, health services management, and social and economic development. Dr. Kovner is an experienced health care manager, having served as CEO of a community hospital, senior health care consultant for a large union, and manager of a group practice, a nursing home, and a large neighborhood health center. He is a board member of the Lutheran Health Care and of Health Plus, in Brooklyn, N.Y. Dr. Kovner has carried out several funded research projects, most recently on Factors Associated with Use of Management Research in hospitals and health systems. He is author or editor of 9 books, 43 journal articles, and 24 case studies. Dr. Kovner has directed several national demonstration programs funded by major foundations. He was the fourth recipient, in 1999, of the Gary L. Filerman prize for Educational Leadership, from the Association of University Programs in Health Administration.

Table of Contents



1. What Is Healthcare Management

2. Education in Healthcare Management

3. Finding Jobs in Healthcare Management


4. Careers in Acute Care Hospitals

5. Careers in Physician Practice Management

6. Careers in Long-Term Care

7. Careers in Commercial Health Insurance

8. Careers in Public Health Organizations

9. Careers in Consulting Firms

10. Careers in Health Information Technology

11. Careers in Durable Medical Equipment

12. Careers in Pharmaceutical Firms

13. Careers in Overseas Organizations

14. Careers in Health Association Management

15. Careers in Governmental and Nongovernmental Regulatory Bodies

16. Careers in Healthcare Management Education

17. Careers in Executive Search Firms


18. Trends That Will Impact Healthcare Management

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