Handbook of Health Administration and Policy

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Anne Kilpatrick
CRC Press, Nov 23, 1998 - Political Science - 1120 pages
This comprehensive text offers a broad view of health care policy, health services delivery and organization, and health care management. Drawing on the insights of over 100 scholars and leading practitioners, it highlights organizational changes reflected in health care mergers, networks, and affiliations and describes the role of funding agencies in the direct provision of services. Providing over 2350 references, tables, and drawings, the book charts the influences of managed care on provisions, funding, and the configuration of providers and services, and portrays the increasingly influential and challenging role of health administrators.
 

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Contents

Kilpatrick and Johnson
1
Federalism and Health Care
25
Professional Regulation
51
The Health Care Delivery System
53
Occupational and Environmental Issues Facing Health Care Managers
65
Hunt and Martin R Jones
81
Private Insurance Options
101
Challenges of Health Finance and Managed Care
121
The VALUE Model in Strategic Management
607
Planning Management and Critical Success Factors
637
Managing Financial Resources
643
Total Quality Management as a Health Care Corporate Strategy
647
Strategic Planning in a VA Medical Center
655
Fundamentals of Action Research
669
Health Care Marketing and Planning
681
Managing Health Care Organizations
705

Walter J Jones and Robert L Barber
137
Towles and Veronica Elliott
165
Integrated Health Care Systems
177
CommunityBased Planning
195
Community Hospitals and Networks
207
Urban Public Hospitals
227
Acute Care Hospitals
239
Academic Health Centers
257
Veterans Health Care
275
Rural Health Care
291
Community Health Centers
303
Community Health Nursing
313
Primary Care Network Development and Management Service
329
Nursing Home Organization and Operations
339
CommunityBased Long Term Care
355
Hospice as Palliative Care for the Terminally Ill
375
Social Legal and Ethical Issues
389
American Health Care Governance
405
The Behavior of Physicians
439
Gender Issues in Health Care
461
Assessing and Evaluating Health Care
477
Outcomes Assessment and Quality of Life Measurement
511
Quantitative Decision Analysis in Administration
529
Analysis of Clinical Judgment
557
Managing Population Health
571
THE ADMINISTRATION OF HEALTHCARE
589
Governing Hospitals Medical Groups and Systems
723
Project Management
745
The Physician Executive
759
Information Technology to Assure Quality Care at Reasonable Cost
773
Accessing Online Health Resources
793
A Case Study
805
Managed Care and Networked Information Systems
825
Managing Human Resources
843
Job Analysis
861
Developing Learning Organizations
879
Recruitment and Interviewing
899
Conflict Resolution
921
Mediation
943
Job Satisfaction
953
Leadership
961
Financial Accounting
971
MicroFinancial Analysis
1001
Executive Budget Management
1023
Flash Management
1043
THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE
1049
Developing HighInvolvement Organizations for the Future
1061
Values Health Care and Policymaking
1073
Implications for Executives
1091
Glossary
1103
Index
1113
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