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Continuous Improvement Strategies: How to Manage, Motivate, and Retain Staff

Anthony Matthew Hopper
February 20, 2018

During this era of continuous improvement, healthcare organizations need to be staffed by engaged, motivated, and hard-working frontline employees. As these clinical and non-clinical personnel handle most of the important tasks in any organization and are often the people who directly interact with...

Performance Improvement in Hospitals and Health Systems: Managing Analytics and Quality in Healthcare, 2nd Edition

James R. Langabeer II
February 20, 2018

Healthcare Organizations offer significant opportunities for change and improvement in their overall performance. Hospitals and clinics are generally large, complex, and inefficient, and need serious development in process workflow and management systems, which will ultimately lead to better...

The Logics of Healthcare: The Professional’s Guide to Health Systems Science

Paul Lillrank
January 22, 2018

Most of the current literature on healthcare operations management is focused on importing principles and methods from manufacturing. The evidence of success is scattered and nowhere near what has been achieved in other industries. This book develops the idea that the logic of production, and...

The Lean Electronic Health Record: A Journey toward Optimized Care

Ronald G. Bercaw, Kurt A. Knoth, Susan T. Snedaker, MBA, CISM, CPHIMS, C
January 11, 2018

The Electronic Health Record (EHR) is a reflection of the way your organization conducts business. If you’re looking to make lasting improvements in the delivery of care, you must start with looking at the system from your patient’s perspective to understand what is of value and what is simply...

Essentials of Management for Healthcare Professionals

Hari Singh
January 10, 2018

Medical care is an industry and private providers and hospitals are the major service providers. They operate on business principles. Hospitals are getting highly specialized and complex. The diagnostics and therapeutics are technology intensive. Private establishments have to compete with one...

VA’s Lean Healthcare Transformation: Innovating the Veteran Patient Experience

Kathryn Trauth Taylor, PhD, Robin R. Hemphill, MD, MHP, Heather Woodward-Hagg, PhD
December 31, 2017

This book provides insight into the initial deployment of a Lean Management System across VA, the nation's largest healthcare system. The book presents the origins of VA's Lean Enterprise Transformation (LET) in its 156 medical centers. The authors detail the clinical and administrative outcomes of...

Leading Reliable Healthcare

Bandar Abdulmohsen Al Knawy
December 21, 2017

Leading Reliable Healthcare describes ‘state of the art’ healthcare management systems. The key focus of the publication is ‘reliable’; describing how leadership can ensure never less than reliable standards of care for patients and how excellence can be achieved. The focus throughout is on...

Service Extraordinaire: Unlocking the Value of Concierge Medicine

David Winter
December 20, 2017

Concierge medicine represents a relatively novel health care delivery model that is becoming more appealing both to providers and patients because of its potential to improve quality and value in health care. A gap exists in the current literature regarding the benefits and challenges associated...

Biostatistics for Clinical and Public Health Research

Melody S. Goodman
December 18, 2017

Biostatistics for Clinical and Public Health Research provides a concise overview of statistical analysis methods. Use of SAS and Stata statistical software is illustrated in full, including how to interpret results. Focusing on statistical models without all the theory, the book is complete with...

Understanding Healthcare Economics: Managing Your Career in an Evolving Healthcare System, Second Edition

Jeanne Wendel, PHD, Teresa D. Serratt, PHD, RN, William O'Donohue, PHD
December 11, 2017

Healthcare economics is a topic of increasing importance due to the substantial changes that are expected to radically alter the way Americans obtain and finance healthcare. Understanding Healthcare Economics, 2nd Edition provides an evidence-based framework to help practitioners comprehend the...

The 2 x 4 Model: A Neuroscience-Based Blueprint for the Modern Integrated Addiction and Mental Health Treatment System

Robert Andrew Chambers
December 08, 2017

Over a quarter century of studies have shown that addictions, mental illnesses, and their combinations (dual diagnoses) are pervasive in the general population. Meanwhile, emerging neuroscience is revealing that the neurodevelopmental basis of major mental illness and addiction diseases are tightly...

Performance Management in Healthcare: From Key Performance Indicators to Balanced Scorecard

Bryan P. Bergeron
December 05, 2017

Performance management, often referred to as process management, is a strategy that can be used to achieve an optimum mix of quality, safety, patient satisfaction and solvency. The basis of performance management is the effective use of resources, as measured by quantifying processes and outcomes...

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