Ambulatory Care: Organization and Management

Ambulatory Care: Organization and Management

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ISBN-13: 9780827343498
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/01/1989
Series: Health Services Series
Edition description: 2nd ed
Pages: 453

Table of Contents

THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT FOR AMBULATORY CARE: An Overview of Health Care. The Legal and Organizational Environment. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN AMBULATORY CARE: The Fundamentals of Financial Management. Financial Planning for Operations. Evaluating and Controlling Operations. Short-Term and Long-Term Financial Decision-Making. Physician Compensation Systems. OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT: Facilities Design and Operations. Communication Systems Within a Medical Practice. Management Support Systems. Management Information Systems. HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT: The Physician. The Administrator and the Medical Director. Managing the Employees. Managing the Patients: Patient Relations. PLANNING FOR AND MARKETING THE GROUP PRACTICE: Strategic Planning. Marketing in a Changing Environment. STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT ISSUES: Institutional Issues. Managed Care. Integrated Health Care Systems. Research in Service to Ambulatory Care Management.

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