Essential Readings In Nursing Managed Care / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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This collection of readings is the companion to The Nurse's Guide to M anaged Care, which is a text designed to provide a broad overview of t he managed health care system as it relates to nursing. Articles were selected for this collection to present a point of view not found in t he text, to present more depth to a subject, or to provoke discussion. The readings parallel the chapters in the text. You'll find 40 insigh tful and thought-provoking articles that will help to facilitate an un derstanding of the concepts in The Nurse's Guide to Managed Care and d raw out discussions of issues ranging from patient care quality to nur sing ethics to integrity.
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Table of ContentsContents: NURSING AT THE CROSSROADS * Profession Building in the New Health Care System * Nursing and Threats to Patient and Nurse Safety and Quality of Patient Care * NURSING AND MANAGED CARE: A REALITY CHECK * Is It Design or Decline? Conflicts in Reengineering * The Entrepreneurial Personality: Building a Sustainable Future for Self and the Profession * THE EVOLVING HEALTH CARE SYSTEM * Strategic Implications of Developing Integrated Levels of Care * CHANGING HOSPITALS IN A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT * Integrating Information Technology with an Outcomes Management Program * NURSING CARE IS MANAGED CARE * Essentials for Successful Patient Care Redesign * Staff Mix Models: Complementary or Substitution Roles for Nurses * NURSING ETHICS IN A MANAGED CARE SYSTEM * The Impact of Ethical Climate on Job Satisfaction of Nurses * Dirty Hands: The Underside of Marketplace Health Care * The Synergistic Relationship between Ethics and Quality Improvement: Thriving in Managed Care * Strength of Character through the Ethics of Nursing * REENGINEERING NURSING * Consumer-Focused Preadmission Testing: A Paradigm Shift * The Connection Delivery Model: Reengineering Nursing To Provide Care Across the Continiuum * CHANGE: THE NEW CONSTANT * Stress Resulting from Change and Restructuring: A Cognitive Approach * Nurse Executives in the 1990s: Empowered or Oppressed? * Understanding and Managing Change in Health Care Organizations * STAFF TRANSITION * Nurse Leaders: Roles Driving Organizational Transition * THE NURSING STUDIES: IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING * The Challenge for Education in a Transformed Health Care System * Building Healthier Communities in a ManagedCare Environment: Opportunities for Advanced Practice Nurses * DIFFERENTIATED PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE: WHAT IS IT? * Differentiated Primary Care and Evidence-Based Practice: The Columbia Nursing Experiment * Assessing, Developing, and Maintaining Staff’ s Competency in Times of Restructuring * MANAGED CARE STRATEGIES FOR THE FUTURE * Case Management as a Tool for Clinical Integration * Disease Staff Management in Diabetes Care * NURSING FOR THE FUTURE * Delivery-of-Care Systems Using Clinical Nursing Assistants: Making It Work * Crystal Ball Gazing: Back to the Future * CAREER ISSUES IN MANAGED CARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS * Care of the Self for the Nurse Entrepreneur * Floating: A Nurse’ s Nightare * CAREER DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES IN MANAGED CARE * Career Journeys: How to Be a Successful Clinical Nurse Specialist: Be a Willow Tree * Are You Your Resume? * Your Career and Job Success * NURSING AND UNIONS: DO THEY MIX? * Can You Create a Professional Practice Model in a Unionized Setting? * Addressing the State of the Labor Union * THRIVING IN THE NEW ENVIRONMENT * The Nurse as Senior Health Care Executive * Congruency between Nurses’ Values and Job Requirements: A Call for Integrity * MANAGED CARE BUSINESS SKILLS * 1995 Fast Track: Cost Reduction and Improvement * NURSES AS POLITICAL HEALTH CARE ACTIVISTS * Nurses Can Influence Public Policy * The Nurse Executive as Health Policy Champion * Policy Imperatives for Nursing in an Era of Health Care Restructuring * IS YOUR ORGANIZATION MANAGED-CARE FRIENDLY * Readiness, Action, and Resolve for Change: Do Health Care Leaders Have What It Takes?