Fundamentals of Physician Practice Management

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Health Administration Press, 2005 - Medical - 242 pages
This text is designed to meet the needs of programs that offer a group practice or ambulatory care course as well as those that incorporate physician practice management issues into the regular curriculum. Unlike other books on physician practice management, this straightforward text provides enough detail for students to understand the fundamental concepts without getting mired in the complexity of daily operational issues. This book: * Explains how physician practice management differs from management in other settings * Discusses strategic planning, financial management, information systems, and hospital relationships as applied in group practice settings * Provides sufficient background without overwhelming students with detail * Uses a straightforward approach that is appropriate for both graduate and undergraduate courses * Includes a mini case, learning objectives, and discussion questions in each chapter

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Contents

Leadership and Management of Physician Groups
17
Governance Issues and Organizational Models
43
Governance Issues and Organizational Models
45
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