Management of Healthcare Organizations: An Introduction provides an integrated approach to management for a wide variety of healthcare organizations (HCOs). Written by one author with extensive knowledge from both professional and academic careers, the book explains fundamental principles, theories, and tools along with contemporary methods for applying them. The books 15 chapters are interrelated and sequenced into a cohesive body of knowledge that provides a solid foundation for planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling performance in an HCO. One major illustrative case study woven throughout the book, six supporting cases, discussion questions, activities, and exercises provide students with opportunities for practical application and real-world learning. Written in an engaging and conversational style, this book provides those new to healthcare administration with the management skills and principles they need to succeed in the changing healthcare environment. Each chapter helps facilitate learning by incorporating the 3 Es: examples, exercises, and exhibits. Chapter summaries, learning objectives, discussion questions, key points, suggested web links, and case study questions are provided to further assist in development. Key terms are defined in the margins, and a glossary is included.
Additional ISBNs: 9781567936902, 1567936903, 9781567936902, 1567936903