About this title:
With additional standards now required by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, practitioners must go through even more preparation for certification in order to successfully demonstrate competency in patient care, governance, life safety code and human resource management. Human Resource Management for Healthcare Professionals provides complete coverage of relevant applications for JCAHO, as well as offers a solid foundation in both HR and health care administrative practices. The relevant examples and applications included means this book doubles as an excellent reference tool for healthcare organizations seeking JCAHO certification.
About the Author:
Walter Flynn is currently co-owner/founder of Langan & Flynn, LLC, Human Resource Consultants, St. Paul, Minnesota. His clients include the following organizations: medical centers, hospitals, clinics, physician practices, colleges and universities, insurance companies, pharmacy benefit management and industrial companies. Walt holds an MBA in Management from Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio and a B.S. in Psychology from Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY. Faculty Appointments - Walt currently holds an adjunct faculty position within the Master's of Health Administration program at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. He is also an adjunct professor at Kennedy Marin (distance learning) University - California. He is a member of SHRM and ASHHRA.
Professor Emeritus of Management at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), Dr. Robert Mathis was born and raised in Texas. He received his BBA and MBA from Texas Tech University and his PhD in Management and Organization from the University of Colorado. Dr. Mathis has been recognized for his instruction with the University's "Excellence3 in Teaching" award at UNO. Throughout the last 25 years, he has coauthored several books and has published numerous articles covering a variety of topics. On the professional level, Dr. Mathis has held numerous national offices in the Society for Human Resource Management and other professional organizations. He also has served as president of the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by HRCI. He has extensive consulting experience with organizations of all sizes and within a variety of industries. Dr. Mathis has extensive specialized consulting experience in establishing and revising compensation plans for small and medium-sized firms. Internationally, Dr. Mathis has consulted and trained professionals for organizations in Australia, Lithuania, Romania, Moldova, and Taiwan.
Dr. John H. Jackson is Professor of Management at the University of Wyoming. Born in Alaska, he received his BBA and MBA from Texas Tech University. He worked in the telecommunications industry in human resources management for several years before completing his PhD in Management and Organization at the University of Colorado. During his academic career, Dr. Jackson has authored six other college texts and more than 50 articles and papers, including those appearing in ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT REVIEW, JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, and HUMAN RESOURCES PLANNING. He has consulted with a variety of organizations on HR and management development matters and served as an expert witness in a number of HR-related cases. At the University of Wyoming, he has served two terms as department head in the Department of Management and Marketing. Dr. Jackson received the university's highest teaching award and has been recognized for his work with two-way interactive television for MBA students. Two Wyoming governors have appointed him to the Wyoming Business Council and the Workforce Development Council. Dr. Jackson serves as president of Silverwood Ranches, Inc.
Patrick Langan is co-owner/founder of Langan & Flynn, LLC. Patrick and Walt have worked as a team to start and grown Langan/Flynn, LLC into a profitable consulting firm since 1999. Children's Hospitals and Clinics - Patrick between 1994 - 1999 was Vice President of Human Resources at Children's Hospitals and Clinics, Minneapolis, MN. Patrick was Vice President of Human Resources for Minneapolis Children's Medical Center between 1990 - 1994. Patrick holds a M.S. in Non-Profit Business Administration from College of St. Thomas and a B.A. in Health Care Administration from Southwest State University, Marshall, MN. Patrick has been an adjunct professor at the Carlson School of Business, University of Minnesota graduate program in health care administration since 1992. Professional Organizations -Patrick is a member of the following professional organizations: SHRM, ASHHRA, National Association of Children's Health Related Institutions, and Minnesota Health Care and Hospital Partnership.
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