Restructuring Health Care: The Patient-Focused Paradigm by J. Philip LathropRestructuring Health Care: The Patient-Focused Paradigm by J. Philip Lathrop

Restructuring Health Care: The Patient-Focused Paradigm

byJ. Philip Lathrop, Booz*Allen Health Care, Inc.

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A Patient-Focused Paradigm

Brilliant and timely, thoughtful and practical. Regradless of the final shape of health care reform in the U.S., the patient-focused idea can and must be implemented. Bravo!
--Tom Peters, coauthor of In Search of Excellence and author of Liberation Management

This in-depth book offers advice on how health care operations can shift from hierarchical organization structures to patient-focused approaches. Uses a wealth of examples to illustrate the challenges faced by organizations that have undertaken this type of restructuring.
J. PHILIP LATHROP is a vice president in the Chicago office of Booz**Allen Health Care, Inc. In his seventeen years with the firm, he has led a broad range of consulting engagements for top management of many of the country's leading hospitals, HMOs, proprietary chains, and professional associations. During the past five years, he has ...
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Title:Restructuring Health Care: The Patient-Focused ParadigmFormat:HardcoverDimensions:218 pages, 9.49 × 6.24 × 0.77 inPublisher:Wiley

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1555425941

ISBN - 13:9781555425944

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Table of Contents

1. What's the Big Problem?

2. The Nature of Structural Change.

3. Compartmentalization and Its Discontents: High Cost and Poor Service.

4. Patient Focus Begins with Demand.

5. The Structure of a New Paradigm.

6. Patient Aggregation: From Nursing to Patient Care Centers.

7. Initial Deployment Decisions.

8. Enablers for Change.

9. Does It Work?

Epilogue: The Patient-Focused Enterprise.

Editorial Reviews

"Philip Lathrop's book is brilliant and timely, thoughtful, and practical. Regradless of the final shape of health care reform in the U.S., the patient-focused idea can and must be implemented. Bravo!" (Tom Peters, coauthor of In Search of Excellence and author of Liberation Management)