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Principles of Health Care Management: Foundations for a Changing Health Care System, Second Edition

Author(s): Seth B. Goldsmith, ScD, JD, Professor Emeritus, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763768652
  • Paperback    438 pages      © 2011
Price: $181.95 US List
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Principles of Health Care Management: Foundations for a Changing Health Care System, Second Edition, is today’s authoritative guide for future administrators aspiring to manage healthcare organizations amid changing consumer behavior and shifting economic and regulatory headwinds.

In addition to fundamental healthcare management principles, this revised edition includes a review of the most recent healthcare legislation, a trove of industry case studies and a vital new chapter on the managerial challenges of 21st century healthcare consumerism. University of Massachusetts Professor Emeritus and former senior healthcare executive Seth B. Goldsmith combines foundational theory and illustrative real-world experience in this must-read text.

Principles of Health Care Management: Foundations for a Changing Health Care System, Second Edition is the comprehensive, essential resource for the next generation of healthcare managers faced with navigating tomorrow’s U.S. healthcare system.

The Second Edition features:

• Updated strategies for managing a healthcare organization in a recession
• A managerial model for accountability
• An examination of crucial corporate compliance rules
• New case studies on the credit crunch, employee dismissals, hospital-acquired infection, technology, and ethics
 

Introduction  
Acknowledgments  
Chapter  1  An Overview of the U.S. Health System
Chapter  2  The U.S. Health System in Vivo
Chapter  3  The Healthcare Industry: A Managerial Model
Chapter  4  Setting Objectives in the Healthcare Industry
Chapter  5  Management in Industry and Health Care
Chapter  6  Management and the Educated Consumer
Chapter  7  The Board of Directors
Chapter  8  Motivation
Chapter  9  Theory Z: An Alternative Approach
Chapter  10  Machiavelli and Healthcare Management
Chapter  11  Structure and Staffing of Healthcare Organizations
Chapter  12  Financial Management of Healthcare Organizations
Chapter  13  Legal Imperatives for Healthcare Administrators
Chapter  14  Corporate Compliance: An Overview
Chapter  15  Corporate Compliance: The Case Law
Chapter  16  Corporate Compliance: Guidance from the Government
Chapter  17  Strategic Planning
Chapter  18  Epilogue

Seth B. Goldsmith, ScD, JD-Professor Emeritus, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts

Seth B. Goldsmith is Professor Emeritus of Health Policy and Management at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.  Dr. Goldsmith's 32-year academic career has also included appointments at Tulane University and Columbia University where he was Director of the Graduate Program in Health Services Administration.  In addition to his teaching in areas of health administration and health law, Dr. Goldsmith has been an active consultant to numerous organizations and governmental agencies.  He is the author and editor of 14 other books and more than 50 professional articles.  He was the editor of the Journal of Ambulatory Care for 14 years and is presently Editor Emeritus.

Dr. Goldsmith is a member of the Board of Extendicare, one of the leading long-term health care providers in North America.  On the Extendicare Board he serves as chair of the Quality/Standards Committee and a member of the Governance Committee.  From 1996 through December 1998 he served as CEO of the Miami Jewish Home and Hospital in Miami, Florida.  He has also practiced law with Bowditch and Dewey in Worcester, Massachusetts.  He has also served on voluntary boards and is the recipient of various awards for his work and community service.

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