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Healthcare Beyond Reform: Doing It Right for Half the Cost

1st Edition

Joe Flower
April 24, 2012

There is a secret inside healthcare, and it’s this: We can do healthcare for a lot less money. The only way to do that is to do it a lot better. We know it’s possible because it is happening now. In pockets and branches across healthcare, people are receiving better healthcare for a lot less. Some...

Understanding Health Care Reform: Bridging the Gap Between Myth and Reality

1st Edition

Arthur M. Feldman, MD, PhD
December 14, 2011

After nearly a year of debate, in March 2010, Congress passed and the president signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to reform the U.S. health care system. The most significant social legislation since the civil rights legislation and the creation of Medicare and Medicaid, the bill...

Handbook of Medical Tourism Program Development: Developing Globally Integrated Health Systems

1st Edition

Maria K. Todd
December 08, 2011

This handbook prepares readers to build the medical tourism service line, integrate physicians and other service providers, develop a safe and effective quality and patient-centered infrastructure, document processes and workflows, evaluate reimbursement contracts, and measure outcomes....

50 Policies and Plans for Outpatient Services

1st Edition

Carole Guinane, Joseph Venturelli
December 07, 2011

Since more and more surgeries and procedures are being performed in outpatient settings, the policies, plans, and procedures for these services are of increasing importance. 50 Policies and Plans for Outpatient Services details commonly used policies and plans in free-standing ambulatory care...

Managed Health Care in the New Millennium: Innovative Financial Modeling for the 21st Century

1st Edition

David I. Samuels
December 05, 2011

David Samuels, a leading authority on financial models in healthcare, draws on his multidisciplinary background in all aspects of managed care to provide an expansive yet detailed perspective of this complex field. Grounded in evidence-based modeling, the book’s multidisciplinary focus puts the...

Medical Practice Business Plan Workbook

3rd Edition

Peter D. Lucash
October 17, 2011

How does a medical practice thrive in a business environment where the margin of management error has all but disappeared? Profit margins are being squeezed by declining reimbursement rates, capitation plans, gamesmanship on the part of the payors, and increasing operating costs. Addressing the...

The Medical Services Professional Career Guidebook: Charting a Development Plan for Success

1st Edition

Donna K. Goestenkors, Georgia Day
September 13, 2011

In addition to processing new applications, requesting clinical privileges, preparing ER call schedules, negotiating contracts, verifying credentials, and conducting meetings and audits, Medical Services Professionals (MSPs) must find time to keep up with evolving regulations and credentialing...

Key Tools and Techniques in Management and Leadership of the Allied Health Professions

1st Edition

Robert Jones, Fiona Jenkins
May 22, 2011

The Allied Health Professions - Essential Guides series is unique in providing advice on management, leadership and development for those in the Allied Health Professions (AHP). This highly practical volume offers a wide range of assessment tools and techniques in such critical areas as management...

Communities of Influence: Improving Healthcare Through Conversations and Connections

1st Edition

Alison Donaldson, Elizabeth Lank, Jane Maher
May 01, 2011

Dedicated and hard-working staff at all levels of large healthcare organisations can be frustrated by a perceived inability to influence healthcare priorities. One way of enabling such practitioners to shape and improve services is to bring them together in 'communities of influence'. These are...

Project Management for Healthcare

1st Edition

David Shirley
April 25, 2011

As a growing number of healthcare organizations implement project management principles to improve cost and service efficiencies, they are in desperate need of resources that illustrate the project management needs of today’s healthcare professional. Project Management for Healthcare...

The Case Management Workbook: Defining the Role of Physicians, Nurses and Case Managers

1st Edition

Cherilyn G. Murer, Michael A. Murer, Lyndean L. Brick
March 22, 2011

This workbook reflects a number of important regulatory changes that have occurred in the past 13 years, as well as the new landscape of healthcare reform. It serves as an important resource for case managers, administrators, physicians and others who play a role in the case management process....

The Physician Employment Contract Handbook: A Guide to Structuring Equitable Arrangements

2nd Edition

Maria K. Todd
February 28, 2011

This book provides sample physician employment contracts and explains how each contract works. It is helpful for physicians and administrators who wish to prepare themselves for the contract and employment decisions that lie ahead of them....

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