Human Resources in Healthcare

Author: Bruce Fried
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781567932997
Format: PDF
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Human Resources in Healthcare: Managing for Success, Third Edition, presents the techniques and practices behind effectively managing people-the healthcare industry's most important asset. It provides the concepts and practical tools necessary for meeting the unique challenge of managing healthcare employees. Key Features: This edition includes: * An expanded chapter on health and safety in the workplace, highlighting disaster preparedness and management * A new chapter on globalization and the mobile workforce * A new chapter focusing on employee benefits and benefit design * An expanded chapter on training and career development * A new section containing complex cases Chapters include cases, discussion questions, and exercises Covers fundamental topics as well as timely issues

Fundamentals of Human Resources in Healthcare

Author: Bruce Fried
Publisher: Health Administration Press
ISBN: 9781567939408
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Erik L. Carlton, DrPH, is assistant professor of health systems management and policy and the director of the Master of Health Administration program at the University of Memphis School of Public Health, where he teaches courses in healthcare management leadership, population health management, healthcare quality and outcomes, and health policy and the organization of health systems. He also holds adjunct faculty appointments in preventive medicine and in advanced practice and doctoral studies and is an affiliate faculty member with the Center for Health Systems Improvement at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center. Dr. Carlton¿s current research focuses on public health and healthcare leadership, the intersection of public health and primary care systems, and the integration of behavioral health into healthcare and public health systems. Dr. Carlton has nearly two decades of managerial and leadership experience in both private- and public-sector organizations. He has served as a consultant to numerous local health departments, hospital systems, and other healthcare organizations. He is a past chair of the Public Health Academics section of the Tennessee Public Health Association and a past treasurer of the Health Administration section of the American Public Health Association. Dr. Carlton is a behavioral health clinician licensed to practice in marriage and family therapy. He previously operated a private therapy practice, and he continues to consult with public health and healthcare organizations on behavioral health integration and strategies. Dr. Carlton holds a doctor of public health degree in health services management and a master of science degree in family studies (with an emphasis on marriage and family therapy), both from the University of Kentucky.

Basic Concepts of Health Care Human Resource Management

Author: Nancy J. Niles
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 144962782X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Basic Concepts of Health Care Human Resource Management is a comprehensive overview of the role of Human Resource Management (HRM) in all aspects of healthcare management. Beginning with a survey of HRM, from its beginnings to present-day trends, the text moves on to cover state and federal healthcare laws, codes of ethics, staffing organizations, training and development, employee relations, and long-term planning.

Managing Human Resources in Health Care Organizations

Author: Leiyu Shi
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449661319
Format: PDF, Docs
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Light on complex theoretical language, this relevant, accessible text offers a hands-on approach to studying human resources in various healthcare systems such as hospitals, integrated healthcare systems, managed care settings, private practices, and public health clinics. The book can be used as a stand-alone textbook in undergraduate or graduate level courses on human resources. With its practice-oriented approach, it is also a valuable resource for current health care organizations.

Health Care Information Systems

Author: Karen A. Wager
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119337089
Format: PDF, Kindle
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BESTSELLING GUIDE, UPDATED WITH A NEW INFORMATION FOR TODAY'S HEALTH CARE ENVIRONMENT Health Care Information Systems is the newest version of the acclaimed text that offers the fundamental knowledge and tools needed to manage information and information resources effectively within a wide variety of health care organizations. It reviews the major environmental forces that shape the national health information landscape and offers guidance on the implementation, evaluation, and management of health care information systems. It also reviews relevant laws, regulations, and standards and explores the most pressing issues pertinent to senior level managers. It covers: Proven strategies for successfully acquiring and implementing health information systems. Efficient methods for assessing the value of a system. Changes in payment reform initiatives. New information on the role of information systems in managing in population health. A wealth of updated case studies of organizations experiencing management-related system challenges.

Principles in Health Economics and Policy

Author: Jan Abel Olsen
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192513745
Format: PDF, Docs
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Principles in Health Economics and Policy, second edition, is a concise introduction to health economics and its application to health policy. It introduces the subject of economics, explains the fundamental failures in the market for healthcare, and discusses the concepts of equity and fairness when applied to health and healthcare. This new edition presents a globally-relevant, policy-oriented approach, that emphasizes the application of economic analysis to universal health policy issues in an accessible manner. It explores four key questions currently facing health policy-makers across the globe: How should society intervene in the determinants that affect health? How should healthcare be financed? How should healthcare providers be paid? And, how should alternative healthcare programmes be evaluated when setting priorities? The book is an ideal guide to everyone interested in how the tools of health economics can be applied when shaping health policy.

Human Resources in Healthcare Health Informatics and Healthcare Systems

Author: Kabene, Stéfane M.
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1615208860
Format: PDF, ePub
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While many countries enjoy the benefits of modern healthcare systems and social and economic policies that improve life expectancy, many countries still have high maternal and infant mortality rates, struggle with infectious diseases, and face critical human resource shortages in healthcare. Human Resources in Healthcare, Health Informatics and Healthcare Systems addresses two major problems that threaten the health of the human race. The first of which is the lack of human resources in healthcare. We need to ensure that we have an adequate number of healthcare professionals who are highly motivated and properly trained. Furthermore, we need to ensure that they have the latest health technology at their disposal, which is the second major issue facing the world today. The world s most respected scholars and practitioners describe their experiences and propose possible theoretical and practical solutions in this relevant and timely handbook.

Organizational Behavior in Health Care

Author: Nancy Borkowski
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 0763782319
Format: PDF
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Organizational Behavior in Health Care was written to assist those who are on the frontline of the industry everyday healthcare managers who must motivate and lead very diverse populations in a constantly changing environment. Designed for graduate-level study, this book introduces the reader to the behavioral science literature relevant to the study of individual and group behavior, specifically in healthcare organizational settings. Using an applied focus, it provides a clear and concise overview of the essential topics in organizational behavior from the healthcare manager s perspective. Organizational Behavior in Health Care examines the many aspects of organizational behavior, such as individuals perceptions and attitudes, diversity, communication, motivation, leadership, power, stress, conflict management, negotiation models, group dynamics, team building, and managing organizational change. Each chapter contains learning objectives, summaries, case studies or other types of activities, such as, self-assessment exercises or evaluation."

Essentials of Health Care Marketing

Author: Eric N. Berkowitz
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284094316
Format: PDF
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Essentials of Health Care Marketing, Fourth Edition will provide your students with a foundational knowledge of the principles of marketing and their particular application in health care. Moreover, the text offers a perspective on how these principles must shift in response to the changing environmental forces that are unique to this market.

Nurse Retention Toolkit

Author: Lydia Ostermeier
Publisher: HC Pro, Inc.
ISBN: 1601462441
Format: PDF, ePub
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Meet your long-term retention goals with the more than 50 techniques included in the" Nurse Retention Toolkit." Use the retention methods that work and are appreciated by your nursing staff.