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|Format:||Paperback, 592 pages, 2nd Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||Illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 September 2011|
"This second edition, with its significant revisions and a more interactive approach, is a very worthwhile addition to the growing list of books in this area". ("Doody's Reviews").
Table of Contents
Contributors Preface Introduction: the current and future challenges of healthcare management Part 1: Health systems The politics of healthcare and the health policy process: implications for healthcare management Financing healthcare: funding systems and healthcare costs Allocating resources for healthcare: setting and managing priorities Research, innovation and health technology assessment Health and well-being: the wider context for healthcare management Global health policy: governing health systems across borders Part 2: Healthcare services Healthcare services: strategy, direction and delivery Primary healthcare Chronic disease and integrated care Acute care: elective and emergency, secondary and tertiary Mental health Social care Part 3: Healthcare organizations Purchasing healthcare Buildings, facilities and equipment Informatics for healthcare systems The healthcare workforce User perspectives and involvement Part 4: Healthcare management and leadership Leadership and governance Personal and organizational development in healthcare Managing change Managing resources Managing people Quality improvement in healthcare Managing performance Managing strategic collaboration Evidence-based decision making for managers Index
About the Author
Kieran Walshe is professor of health policy and management at Manchester Business School, director of the National Institute for Health Research service delivery and organisation research programme and a board member of the European Health Management Association. Judith Smith is head of policy at the Nuffield Trust in London, and holds visiting senior academic posts at the University of Birmingham, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
|Publisher: ||Open University Press|
|Dimensions: ||23.0 x 17.0 x 3.0 centimeters (1.15 kg)|