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The Physician Manager's Handbook: Essential Business Skills for Succeeding in Health Care, Second Edition

Author(s): Robert J. Solomon, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Business Administration, Mason School of Business, The College of William & Mary, Partner, Fusion Health Management
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763746032
  • ISBN-10:0763746037
  • Hardcover    442 pages      © 2008
Price: International Sales $114.95 US List
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Physicians are increasingly taking on new roles as executives and managers in today's health care delivery system. As such, management skills should be an essential part of every physician's repertoire. The Physician Manager's Handbook: Essential Business Skills for Succeeding in Health Care, Second Edition provides MBA-level business skills in core business areas, all illustrated with new case analyses and examples to demonstrate how to implement the methods discussed in the text. Through practical approaches to health system management and leadership problems encountered by physicians, this text is an ideal resource every physician manager needs to succeed on the business level. 


Provides MBA-level business skills in:

  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Evaluating and Leading Employees
  • Negotiation
  • Quality Improvement

 

Also includes extensive updates and content additions on:

  • Using the Internet
  • NetPresent Value and Internal Rate of Return
  • Physician evaluation and compensation systems
  • Employment methods
  • Leadership and how to vary your leadership style
  • How to lead meetings and get the most out of them
  • Integrating acquisitions
  • Anti-kickbacks and anti-referral legislation

View the Frontmatter and Chapter One under Additional Resources

Features & Benefits

Executive MBA-level applied content

Based on practical experience

Covers the full waterfront of business content

Extensive updates and many new content additions

Chapter 1: Financial Management
Chapter 2: Cash Management and Collection in Private Practices 
            Appendix 2-A
Chapter 3: Evaluating Performance
Chapter 4: Employment Methods
Chapter 5: Consulting Employees 
            Appendix 5-A
Chapter 6: Leading Your Employees and Colleagues 
            Appendix 6-1
Chapter 7: Marketing
Chapter 8: Negotiation
            Appendix 8-A
Chapter 9: Organizational Integration
           Appendix 9-1
Chapter 10: Business Law
Chapter 11: Quality Improvement
Chapter 12: Final Thoughts
 

Robert J. Solomon, PhD-Professor Emeritus of Business Administration, Mason School of Business, The College of William & Mary, Partner, Fusion Health Management

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