Advanced Performance Improvement in Health Care: Principles and Methods

Jones & Bartlett Learning - Used book in Good Condition. This text is excellent as a stand alone text or as a supplement to the first text by Lighter and Fair, Quality Management in Health Care, which offers an introduction to the basics of quality improvement for healthcare professionals. This book explores the many recent advances in the application of quality improvement approaches in the healthcare industry.

It includes a discussion of the underlying forces for change in healthcare organizations, issues relating to statistical analysis and management of healthcare information, as well as comprehensive sections on lean and six sigma applications in health care.





Information Systems for Healthcare Management, Eighth Edition

Health Administration Press - This bestseller provides readers with the comprehensive knowledge necessary to understand healthcare information technology HIT and to hone their skills in HIT management. The book explores the areas where leaders must exhibit basic awareness or competency, and clinical applications; and selection, implementation, including hardware, and communication systems; operational, software, management, and valuation.

This revised edition includes a glossary that clarifies technical terms as well as a list of abbreviations for important terms. Each chapter also features learning objectives, web resources, and discussion questions. Used book in Good Condition. Links to internet sources are provided to supplement the information on the major topics covered in each chapter.

Information Systems for Healthcare Management, Eighth Edition - Each chapter has been updated to reflect current trends and challenges in the field as well as the implications of the 2010 healthcare reform law and other relevant federal mandates.





Human Resources in Healthcare: Managing for Success, Fourth Edition

Health Administration Press - Human resources in healthcare: managing for Success, Fourth Edition, presents the techniques and practices behind effective management of people the healthcare profession s most important asset. This edition has been thoroughly revised and includes the following new content: an expanded chapter on employment law and employee relations A new chapter on credentialing of healthcare providers A thorough update on staff recruitment, selection, including workplace bullying A new chapter on workforce planning in a rapidly changing healthcare system A new chapter on nurse staffing in healthcare organizations New problem-based learning cases to engage students and expand learning comprehension Updated short cases, and retention practices An expanded section on performance management, discussion questions, and exercises throughout Used book in Good Condition.

. It provides the concepts and practical tools necessary for meeting the unique challenges in today s healthcare environment.





Accounting Fundamentals for Health Care Management

Jones & Bartlett Learning - It also brings the book in compliance with recent and near-term changes to accounting standards by the Financial Accounting Standards Board including how bad debts are reported, the presentation of cash flow statements, and the presentation of net assets on the balance sheet. All excel tables and screenshots have been updated to more recent versions of the program to make it more accessible to readers.

Used book in Good Condition. The third edition reflects the changes since the enactment of health care reform. All the problems, solutions, and cases have been updated and are compliant with current FASB standards. Students will learn how to assess financial information, ask the appropriate questions, and understand the jargon-laden answers.

Accounting Fundamentals for Health Care Management - Accounting fundamentals for Health Care Management is ideal for an introductory course in financial accounting in both undergraduate and graduate programs. With a focus on basic accounting in health care management, this essential book contains the vocabulary of and an introduction to the tools and concepts employed by finance officers.





Understanding Variation: The Key to Managing Chaos

SPC PRESS (Statistical Process Control) - We live in the information Age, and much of that information comes to us in the form of numbers. Unfortunately, teaching the techniques for making sense of data has been neglected at all levels of our educational system. This book can remedy that situation. These techniques and benefits have been thoroughly proven in a wide variety of settings.

Used book in Good Condition. Read this book and use the techniques to gain the benefits for your company. As a result, through our culture there is little appreciation of how to effectively use the volumes of data generated by both business and government. Readers report that this book as changed both the way they look a data and the very form their monthly reports.

Understanding Variation: The Key to Managing Chaos - But before numerical information can be useful it must be analyzed, interpreted, and assimilated. It has turned arguments about the numbers into a common understanding of what needs to be done about them.





The Healthcare Quality Book: Vision, Strategy, and Tools, Third Edition

Health Administration Press - The book provides a solid foundation on the components and importance of quality, while incorporating techniques to continuously improve and transform a healthcare system. As healthcare reform continues to transform US healthcare delivery and processes, one thing remains the same: the importance of quality.

. Used book in Good Condition. This extensively updated edition includes: a new chapter, including electronic health records and physician engagement this comprehensive textbook is suited for undergraduate and graduate courses in healthcare administration as well as business, such as dashboards and scorecards Information on emerging trends and challenges in healthcare, by Quint Studer of The Studer Group, nursing, allied health, that addresses hardwiring quality into the organization s culture for consistent delivery A new final chapter that details the latest developments in healthcare and maps a path for healthcare transformation Extensive content and emphasis on the Affordable Care Act as it relates to quality A discussion of the importance of quality in transitioning from fee-for-service models to value-based payment Tools to measure and improve patient experiences, pharmacy, and medicine programs.

The Healthcare Quality Book: Vision, Strategy, and Tools, Third Edition - Study questions in each chapter facilitate additional discussion. This book brings together a team of internationally prominent contributors who provide expertise on current strategies, tactics, and methods for understanding quality in a comprehensive way.





McLaughlin and Kaluzny's Continuous Quality Improvement In Health Care

Jones & Bartlett Learning - New introductory chapters summarize the evolution of CQI and discuss the factors influencing the application and diffusion of CQI. With a particular focus on total quality management and Continuous Quality Improvement, hospital laboratories, including primary care clinics, the challenges of implementation and institutionalization are addressed using examples from a variety of health care organizations, public health departments, and academic health centers.

New to the fourth edition:- all chapters have been updated to reflect recent trends in healthcare including the more global focus of CQI. Through a unique interdisciplinary perspective on quality management in health care, this text covers the subjects of operations management, organizational behavior, and health services research.

McLaughlin and Kaluzny's Continuous Quality Improvement In Health Care - . Used book in Good Condition. Several new chapters cover 'hot' topics such as the role of the patient in CQI, assessing risk and harm in patient care, CQI in public health organizations, social marketing as an approach to CQI, quality improvement in nursing, and quality improvement in resource-poor countries.

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Health Policymaking in the United States, Sixth Edition

Health Administration Press - They will also gain insight into how they can influence the policymaking process. In the new edition of this widely used book, Beaufort Longest provides a framework for understanding the formulation, implementation, and modification of health policymaking at both the federal and state levels. Incorporated in the book are excerpts from congressional testimony, executive orders, news stories, legislation, and other documents related to real-world policy issues.

In the past decade, the nation experienced an unusually active period in health policy with the enactment of the Affordable Care Act ACA. Used book in Good Condition. Students will learn how policymaking relates to decisions that affect healthcare providers and patients. Historically, health policymaking has been a slow yet persistent evolution.

Health Policymaking in the United States, Sixth Edition - The aca, in spite of its magnitude, is an excellent example of the incremental evolution that characterizes policymaking in the United States. Thoroughly updated and revised, this edition: discusses the aca extensively, many brand new to this edition, with examples of both its formulation and its implementation Expands coverage of policymaking s implementation phase Provides a new chapter on the role of courts in health policy and policymaking Includes more than 30 appendices, to illustrate the policymaking process Used book in Good Condition.

This book provides context and background for understanding the development of today s health reform legislation.





Health Services Management: A Case Study Approach, Eleventh Edition

Health Administration Press - This edition includes 60 case studies 32 of which are brand new arranged thematically into six sections: The Role of the Manager, Adaptation, Control, Professional Integration, Organizational Design, and Accountability. The case study authors, many of whom are practitioners or academics who work closely with practitioners, present realistic management challenges across a variety of settings.

. Properly looking it up involves knowing where and how to look, appropriately framing a research question, weighing valid evidence, and understanding what is required to make proposed solutions work. Health services management has been used in classrooms since 1978, and this eleventh edition offers a fresh take on a classic text.

Used book in Good Condition. When a difficult situation arises, managers can no longer simply look it up online or in the management literature. They examine potential responses to those challenges by health services managers and other stakeholders, and they provide a platform for meaningful discussion of opportunities and constraints for management decision makers attempting to implement change.

Used book in Good Condition. The new cases include the following: better metrics for financial management what makes a patient-centered Medical Home? Doing the Right Thing When the Financials Do Not Support Palliative Care Hearing the Patient Voice: Working with Patient and Family Advisers to Improve the Patient Experience Managed Care Cautionary Tale: A Case Study in Risk Adjustment and Patient Dumping.

Health Services Management: A Case Study Approach, Eleventh Edition - Today's healthcare managers face increasingly complex challenges and often must make decisions quickly. Health services management: a case study approach offers a diverse collection of case studies to help readers learn and apply key concepts of management, with an emphasis on the use of evidence in management practice.





Health Care Finance: Basic Tools for Nonfinancial Managers

Jones & Bartlett Learning - Used book in Good Condition. Health care finance: basic tools for nonfinancial Managers, Fifth Edition is the most practical and applied text for those who need a basic and better understanding of health care financial management. Using actual examples from hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home health agencies, this user-friendly text includes practical information for the nonfinancial manager charged with budgeting.

This exhaustive revision offers updated data throughout as well as six new chapters covering various cutting edge topics from the changing landscape in healthcare finance to understanding big data, strategic relationships, value based health care, and new payment methods. New to the fifth edition: six new chapters that explore cutting edge topics from big data and the digital age, to value-based health care, MIPS & APMS, new requirements for payments in post-acute care.

Health Care Finance: Basic Tools for Nonfinancial Managers - New case study: "the doctor's dilemma" three new appendices offer helpful reference material on meaningful use, creating a DRG budget, and reviewing a comparative operating budget report. Health care Finance w/Access Code. Used book in Good Condition.





Delivering Health Care in America: A Systems Approach

Jones & Bartlett Learning - Delivering health care in america, Seventh Edition is the most current and comprehensive overview of the basic structures and operations of the U. S. Along with updated information on global pandemics and infectious diseases• Healthy People 2020 goals• Implications of healthcare professional shortage and the major issues in healthcare workforce after the ACA• New regulations for medical devices and the impact medical technology and technology assessment.

Current information on health insurance• new assessments of patient-centered medical homes in primary care; primary care providers in other countries; and current developments in alternative medicine • Updates on hospital utilization and costs. Experiences with CO-OPs and ACOs under Obamacare. Perspectives on community-based LTC.

Delivering Health Care in America: A Systems Approach - . Used book in Good Condition. Using a unique "systems" approach, the text brings together an extraordinary breadth of information into a highly accessible, easy-to-read resource that clarifies the complexities of health care organization and finance while presenting a solid overview of how the various components fit together.

With updated data and figures throughout, the new seventh edition is a thorough revision that highlights many new trends in health care; examines current challenges in cost, access, and quality; and explores the legacy of Obamacare and the future of health care reform in view of the new presidency. The seventh edition covers:• New trends in health care • Chronic conditions in the U.