Hospital Transformation: From Failure to Success and Beyond

Hospital Transformation: From Failure to Success and Beyond

Hardcover(1st ed. 2019)



This book discusses the factors that contribute to the success of hospitals from a theoretical, practical and operational perspective to allow hospital managers both clinical and non-clinical at all levels to achieve success via a turnaround process where necessary. A robust performance management framework is detailed to make this success sustainable. Case studies where appropriate support the relevant chapters. Chapters can be read sequentially or as a stand-alone chapter.

Hospital Transformation: From Failure to Success and Beyond enables readers to develop their hospital management skills. Issues of patient care, resource allocation, staff management, leadership, risk management, infection control, and financial sustainability are all covered. This book is relevant to hospital administrators, clinicians involved in hospital management, independent consultants, and healthcare providers responsible for day to day operations of healthcare facilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783030154479
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 05/13/2019
Edition description: 1st ed. 2019
Pages: 134
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Derek Burke, Department of Emergency Medicine, Sheffield Children's Foundation Trust. Prof. Burke is a Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine; Medical Director and Responsible Officer at Sheffield Children's Hospital, as well as part of the Executive Board of the Hospital. Prof. Burke has been an Honorary Chair at Sheffield Hallam University since 2013.

Prasad Godbole, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Sheffield Children's Foundation Trust. Prof Godbole is a Consultant Paediatric Urologist, and Deputy Medical Director at the Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust. He is the Medical Director of Pioneer Healthcare Limited, an Independent Sector Healthcare organisation in the UK. Prof Godbole also Chairs two not for profit charitable foundations in India: Prism Foundation, and Prasanna Autism Centre. Prof. Godbole has been an Honorary Chair at Sheffield Hallam University since 2017.

Sir Andrew Cash OBE joined the NHS as a fast track graduate management trainee and has been a chief executive for more than 20 years. He has worked at local, regional and national level. He has worked by invite at the Department of Health Whitehall on a number of occasions. He is a visiting Professor in Leadership Development at the Universities of York and Sheffield. Sir Andrew has been Chief Executive of Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation since its inception in July 2004 until his retirement in July 2018. Prior to that he was the first Chief Executive of the newly merged Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, which came into effect in April 2001. Currently Sir Andrew is Chief Executive/System Lead for the South Yorkshire and BASSETLAW Integrated Care System.

Table of Contents

Requirements of basic healthcare globally.- Regulatory requirements for healthcare globally.- Opportunities and Challenges in Global Healthcare.- Models of healthcare Provision.- Models of healthcare in developed and developing countries.- Provision of effective, safe and good quality care.- How do hospitals deliver safe, effective and high quality care?.- Identifying failure.- Transforming hospital accreditation: from assurance to improvement.- Key Features in Identifying Failing Hospitals.- The Illness of the Health Care Systems.- The Political Economy of Health Reforms in Chile: a case study of the privatization process.- The Turnaround process.- The role of medical leadership in the hospital turnaround process.- Public Health Service Governance – Principles & Framework.- Hospital Transformation: how is it done?.- Sustainability.- Sustainable hospital transformation and beyond.- Overcoming the challenge.- The National Health Service in the UK.

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