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New Leadership for Today's Health Care Professionals
Concepts and Cases

Author(s): Louis G. Rubino, PhD, FACHE, Professor and Director of the Health Administration Program, California State University - Northridge, Northridge, California
Salvador J. Esparza, RN, FACHE, DHA, Assistant Professor, California State University, Northridge, Northridge, California
Yolanda S. Reid Chassiakos, MD, FAAP, FACP, Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, Director, Klotz Student Health Center, California State University, Northridge, Northridge, California
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284023572
  • Product With Access Code    380 pages      © 2014
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Instructor Resources: Instructor's Manual, PowerPoints, Test Bank
Student Resources: Companion website with interactive exercises

With Obama’s Healthcare Reform Plan taking form, healthcare professionals realize that the U.S. delivery system will be changing. Old leadership models can no longer be effective. There is an expectation that a more adaptable, proactive, innovative professional is needed to lead the nation’s healthcare workforce.

This book offers a comprehensive view of the leadership competencies necessary to be successful in today’s healthcare industry. Each chapter is written by a leader in the healthcare industry under the guidance of the editors who have many years’ experience in academia.

Written with the undergraduate health professional student in mind, the book covers essential leadership concepts and offers many pedagogical features to engage the student in learning. Cases related to each chapter topic are woven into the text to help the student comprehend the practical side of the principles examined.

Dedication  
Foreword  
Preface  
Acknowledgements  
About the Editors  
Contributors  
  Chapter  1  A Call for New Leadership in Healthcare
  Chapter  2  Developing Healthcare Leaders
  Chapter  3  The Culturally Competent Leader
  Chapter  4  Creating a Culture of Professionalism
  Chapter  5  Human Resource Considerations at the Top
  Chapter  6  Strategic Thinking Leaders
  Chapter  7  Building a Successful Leadership Team
  Chapter  8  Leading Quality Initiatives
  Chapter  9  Collaborative Leadership
  Chapter  10  Transformational Leadership
  Chapter  11  Patient and Family Centered Leadership
  Chapter  12  Financial Considerations for Healthcare Leaders
  Chapter  13  The Physician Leader
  Chapter  14  Governance in a New Era
  Chapter  15  Leadership and Community Outreach
  Chapter  16  Emerging Trends in Healthcare: Implications for Leadership
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Louis G. Rubino, PhD, FACHE-Professor and Director of the Health Administration Program, California State University - Northridge, Northridge, California

Louis Rubino, PhD, FACHE, is currently Professor and Program Director for Health Administration at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). Dr. Rubino is also the Chair of CSUN's University Health Services Oversight Committee, and is an elected Faculty Senator. He is also a Board member of the national professional organization, Association for University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). In the community, he serves as a governing board member at St. Francis Medical Center and is Chair of their Quality and Patient Safety Subcommittee. Prior to entering academia, Dr. Rubino had a 20-year management career as a hospital administrator and health system executive. He has published nationally and internationally and has authored chapters in textbooks. His research area is comparative health administration between China and the United States. Dr. Rubino received his Master’s in Health Care Management from California State University, Los Angeles, and his Master’s of Public Administration and Doctorate in Public Administration from the University of Southern California. He is board certified in healthcare management as an American College of Healthcare Executives Fellow

Salvador J. Esparza, RN, FACHE, DHA-Assistant Professor, California State University, Northridge, Northridge, California

Yolanda S. Reid Chassiakos, MD, FAAP, FACP-Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, Director, Klotz Student Health Center, California State University, Northridge, Northridge, California

Yolanda (Linda) S. Reid Chassiakos, MD, FAAP, is a graduate of the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at Georgetown University, and served as a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy and the Assistant Head of the Ambulatory Branch of the Pediatric Department at the Naval Hospital Bethesda, as well as an Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Developmental Pediatrics at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. She then served as the Director of the Preventive Services Initiative for the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion at the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, DC; and a medical editor and correspondent for the CBS affiliate in Washington.

Dr. Chassiakos served as a medical editor for Lifetime Medical Television Continuing Education programs, and then joined UCLA and subsequently became Chair of the Medical Staff of its Ashe Health and Wellness Center. Dr. Chassiakos is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a founding member and former chair of its Media Resource Team, and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA. She is currently the Director of the Klotz Student Health Center at California State University Northridge, a full-service ambulatory care center with over 60,000 patient visits per year. 

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ISBN-13: 9781284023572

Instructor Manual
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