Healthcare Management

Paperback | September 1, 2011

byKieran Walshe, Judith Smith

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¿This second edition, with its significant revisions and a more interactive approach, is a very worthwhile addition to the growing list of books in this area¿ Doody's Reviews

Kieran Walshe is professor of health policy and management at Manchester Business School, director of the National Institute for Health Research service delivery and organisation research programme and a board member of the European Health Management Association. Judith Smith is head of policy at the Nuffield Trust in London, ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:3.74 × 2.68 × 0.59 inPublished:September 1, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0335243819

ISBN - 13:9780335243815

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface

Introduction: the current and future challenges of healthcare management

Part 1: Health systems

The politics of healthcare and the health policy process: implications for healthcare management
Financing healthcare: funding systems and healthcare costs
Allocating resources for healthcare: setting and managing priorities
Research, innovation and health technology assessment
Health and well-being: the wider context for healthcare management
Global health policy: governing health systems across borders

Part 2: Healthcare services

Healthcare services: strategy, direction and delivery
Primary healthcare
Chronic disease and integrated care
Acute care: elective and emergency, secondary and tertiary
Mental health
Social care

Part 3: Healthcare organizations

Purchasing healthcare
Buildings, facilities and equipment
Informatics for healthcare systems
The healthcare workforce
User perspectives and involvement

Part 4: Healthcare management and leadership

Leadership and governance
Personal and organizational development in healthcare
Managing change
Managing resources
Managing people
Quality improvement in healthcare
Managing performance
Managing strategic collaboration
Evidence-based decision making for managers

Index