Hospitals: What They are and how They Work

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1992 - Hospitals - 266 pages
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This latest edition includes chapters on managed care & hospitals & alternative delivery systems. Topics addressed include responsibilities of hospital trustees, hospital consolidations & reorganizations, physician bonding, ambulatory care centers, hospital payment systems, computerized medical records, utilization review, risk management, & market research.
  

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Contents

Chapter 2Todays Hospital
9
Chapter 3Organization
17
Chapter 1The Governing Body
25
Chapter 5The Chief Executive Officer
33
Chapter 6Outpatient Areas
41
Chapter 7The Emergency Department
47
Chapter 8The Admitting Department
57
Chapter 9The Medical Staff
65
Chapter 16Generating Revenue
155
Chapter 17Hospital Budgeting
161
Chapter 18Business Functions
167
Chapter 19Medical Records
175
Chapter 20Quality Assurance
183
Chapter 21Risk Management and Malpractice
189
Chapter 22Accreditation and Licensing
193
Chapter 23Hospital Marketing
201

Chapter 10Nursing Services
75
Chapter 11Key Ancillary Services
93
Chapter 12Other Ancillary Services
109
Chapter 13Patient Support Services
121
Chapter 14Facilities Support Services
131
Chapter 15Administrative Support Services
141
Chapter 24Planning
211
Chapter 25The Medical Care System
223
Appendix AGlossary
231
Index
259
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