The Well-managed Health Care Organization

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AUPHA Press/Health Administration Press, 1995 - Health services administration - 777 pages
This definitive resource explains & applies practical methods of organizing, designing, & delivering high-quality, cost-effective healthcare services. It identifies the external pressures that must be met & the functions that must be performed to meet those pressures, & it shows how those functions are carried out in successful organizations. Graphs, charts, figures, & suggested readings accompany each chapter.

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Emergence of the Health Care Organization
Making Health Care
The Executive Office 139
Designing the Health Care Organization 177
Meeting Planning Marketing
Marketing the Health Care Organization 277
Information Requirements for the Learning
Using Quantitative Information 393
Organization of the Conjoint Staff 551
Measures of Medical Staff Performance 558
Definition and Purpose 564
Management and Organization 593
Measures and Information Systems 600
Definition Purpose and Scope of Nursing Services 613
Human Resources System e 661
Plant System 703

Information Services 417
Organization of Information Services 443
Measures of Performance 449
The Organized Medical Staff 515
Glossary 745
Index 763
About the Author 779

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