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Healthcare Strategic Planning Zuckerman, Alan M. Healthcare Administration Press , 2012 Business Strategy, Health Care

In Healthcare Strategic Planning, Alan M. Zuckerman explores the latest research and step-by-step processes involved in strategic planning. Strategic planning is an invaluable management tool that...

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Getting It Done Cohn, Kenneth H. | Fellows, Steven A. Health Administration Press , 2011 Health Care

Various forces, such as regulatory reporting, Medicare mandates, better educated consumers, and the continuing struggle of physicians to earn a living while still taking good care of patients, have made collaboration a...

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Lean Done Right Zidel, Thomas G. Health Administration Press , 2012 Health Care, Productivity

In Lean Done Right, Thomas G. Zidel argues that ineffective approaches to Lean also can be found in many healthcare organizations today. He is concerned that hospitals and other healthcare...

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Anticipate, Respond, Recover McGlown, K. Joanne | Robinson, Phillip D. Health Administration Press , 2011 Health Care, Leadership

In Anticipate, Respond, Recover, editors K. Joanne McGlown and Phillip D. Robinson stress that healthcare executives must take responsibility for knowing as much about disaster preparedness, response,...

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Reaching Excellence in Healthcare Management Griffith, John R. | White, Kenneth R. Health Administration Press , 2011 Health Care

Excellence in the healthcare industry means simultaneously satisfying patients and associates, garnering strong earnings, and providing high-quality care. Several American healthcare organizations (HCOs) have achieved...

 
 
Hardwiring Excellence Studer, Quint Fire Starter Publishing , 2003 Health Care

In Hardwiring Excellence, Quint Studer shares his extensive knowledge concerning quality health care. Healthcare organizations that want to surpass the competition must place a strong emphasis on...

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Thinking Forward Griffith, John R. | White, Kenneth R. | Cahill, Patricia Health Administration Press , 2003 Business Biographies, Business Strategy, Health Care

“Thinking forward” is the phrase used by Patricia Cahill, president and CEO of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), to describe the process that put CHI on the road to its current success. Thinking forward is the way CHI...

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The $800 Million Pill Goozner, Merrill University of California Press , 2004 Health Care

The price of prescription drugs is high and steadily rising. Through Medicare and Medicaid, much of the costs are absorbed by the government, and thus by the taxpayers. With these costs becoming more and more...

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The Politics of Life Itself Rose, Nikolas Princeton University Press , 2007 Health Care, Social Responsibility

As biotechnology has continued to advance, some eagerly anticipate the creation of new intellectual property and a new bioeconomy. On the other hand, some fear that the desire for profit is leading to the unethical...

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Going Lean Smith, Amy C. Health Administration Press , 2008 Business Strategy, Health Care, Productivity

Many healthcare facilities struggle with providing quality healthcare in an efficient manner, so that the patient is discharged to the home or to the next level of care as quickly and as medically appropriate as...

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