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Management of Healthcare Organizations: An Introduction

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Management of Healthcare Organizations: An Introduction

Authors :

Peter C. Olden

ISBN :

9781567934137

Publisher :

Health Administration Press

Imprint :

Health Administration Press

Cover Price :

US$ 112.00

CD Included :

No

Pages :

329

Binding :

Paperback

Publication Year :

2011

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Management of Healthcare Organizations: An Introduction

Management of Healthcare Organizations: An Introduction explains management as an integrated body of knowledge and shows how to apply it in healthcare organizations.

The book opens with background on the healthcare industry and an explanation of what management is and how it evolved. The chapters that follow provide classic and contemporary management theory, principles, methods, and tools for new managers. Many important topics are covered including planning, organizing, leading, decision making, and managing change.

Written by one author, whose experience bridges the academic and professional worlds, the content is cohesive, practical, easy-to-read, and engaging. The book is filled with learning aids, including chapter objectives, on-page definitions, key points, real-world examples, in-chapter exercises, case studies, realistic applications, and discussion questions.

The 15 chapters are interconnected by a case study that runs throughout the book, showing how concepts from individual chapters can be used together to manage a healthcare organization.

Instructor Resources: PowerPoint slides, answers to discussion questions and case studies, and a test bank. To see a sample, click the link in the right-hand navigation bar.

Peter C. Olden, MHA, PhD is a professor of health administration at the University of Scranton. He worked for 14 years as a hospital executive. For almost 20 years, he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in healthcare management and related subjects. Dr. Olden is a Faculty Associate of the American College of Healthcare Executives, which honored him with its Service Award in 2008. Dr. Olden has contributed chapters to healthcare management textbooks and has published articles in the Journal of Healthcare Management, Health Care Management Review, and other journals. He has presented at many conferences, including those of the Academy of Management, AcademyHealth, and the Association of University Programs in Health Administration.



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