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The Well-Managed Healthcare Organization, Eighth Edition

White, Kenneth R.; PhD; RN; FACHE; Griffith, John R.; LFACHE

ISBN 10: 1567937217 / ISBN 13: 9781567937213
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Title: The Well-Managed Healthcare Organization, ...

Publisher: Health Administration Press

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The Well-Managed Healthcare Organization is the most comprehensive text on healthcare management. Drawing on the experiences of high-performing and Baldrige Award-winning organizations, it details how to manage a healthcare organization using evidence, best practices, benchmarks and a culture of continuous improvement.

This popular resource has prepared thousands of healthcare management, nursing, medical, allied health, and health information management students to effectively lead in healthcare organizations.

New in the eighth edition:

  • Content throughout the book that explains how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) impacts healthcare management
  • Discussion of contemporary care models including Accountable Care Organizations and patient-centered medical homes
  • Coverage of Joint Commission emergency management oversight requirements
  • Discussion of pursuing high reliability to improve outcome measures such as mortality or readmissions
  • Updated information about meaningful use, big data, and access to clinical information
  • Expanded coverage of HR issues including recruitment, retention, training, workforce planning, diversity, and inclusion
  • New examples from ambulatory care and long-term care settings
  • About the Author:

    Kenneth R. White, PhD, APRN-BC, FACHE, FAAN, is the University of Virginia (UVA) Medical Center endowed professor of nursing and associate dean for strategic partnerships and innovation in the School of Nursing at UVA. He also holds joint appointments in the UVA Darden School of Business and McIntire School of Commerce. He has more than 40 years experience in healthcare organizations in clinical, administrative, governance, and consulting capacities. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing as well as a Fellow, former Regent, and former member of the Board of Governors of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

    John R. Griffith, MBA, FACHE, is the Andrew Pattullo Collegiate Professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy at the School of Public Health at The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has received the Gold Medal Award and won multiple publication awards from the American College of Healthcare Executives.

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