Ethics in Health Services Management

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9780275924447: Ethics in Health Services Management

This new edition describes how to approach problems in health services management in an organized, logical way, and where to turn for guidance and guidelines. The author discusses a range of critical, contemporary issues, including patient autonomy, end-of-life decisions, consent for treatment, appropriate resource allocation, reporting problems, and confidentiality. The book examines 80 case studies (12 new to this edition) from a full range of care delivery settings. Readers will learn how to approach ethical paradoxes, formulate personal and professional codes of ethics, resolve conflicts of interest, maximize community benefits with limited resources, and much more!

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George Washington University, Washington DC. Guide to preventing or solving administrative and biomedical ethical problems. For healthcare administrators. Previous edition 1991. Softcover.

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Kurt Darr is Professor of Hospital Administration in the Department of Health Services Management and Leadership and Professor of Health Care Sciences at The George Washington University. He holds the Doctor of Science from The Johns Hopkins University and the Master of Hospital Administration and Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Darr completed his administrative residency at Rochester (Minnesota) Methodist Hospital and subsequently worked as an administrative associate at the Mayo Clinic. After being commissioned in the U.S. Navy, he served in administrative and educational assignments at St. Albans Naval Hospital and Bethesda Naval Hospital. He completed postdoctoral fellowships with the Department of Health and Human Services, the World Health Organization, and the Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration. Dr. Darr is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, a member of the District of Columbia and Minnesota Bars, and serves as a mediator in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. He serves on commissions and committees for various professional organizations, including The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the American College of Healthcare Executives, and the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education. He is a voluntary consultant to several hospitals in the District of Columbia metropolitan area. Dr. Darr regularly presents seminars on health services ethics, hospital organization and management, quality improvement, and the application of the Deming method in health services. He is the author and editor of several books used in graduate health services administration programs and numerous articles on health services topics.

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Darr, Kurt
Published by Greenwood Press (1987)
ISBN 10: 0275924440 ISBN 13: 9780275924447
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1

Book Description Greenwood Press, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0275924440

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