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Management Principles for Health Professionals, Seventh Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Author(s): Joan Gratto Liebler, MPA, RHIA, Professor Emeritus, Health Information Management, Temple University, Pennsylvania
Charles R. McConnell, MBA, CM, Human Resource and Editorial Consultant, Ontario, New York
  • ISBN-13: 9781284081329
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     506 pages      © 2017
Price: $91.95 US List
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Management Principles for Health Professionals is a practical guide for new or future practicing healthcare managers. The customary activities of the manager—planning, organizing, decision making, staffing, motivating, and budgeting—are succinctly defined, explained, and presented with detailed examples drawn from a variety of health care settings. Students will learn proven management concepts, techniques, models, and tools for managing individuals or teams with skill and ease.

The Seventh Edition continues to present foundational principles of management in the context of contemporary health care. This thorough update offers many new examples including corporate compliance, standards of conduct and mandatory reporting, eHealth, revenue cycle considerations, cultural competency and diversity training, comparative effectiveness reviews. The Seventh Edition also offers expanded coverage of material relating to HIPAA, the electronic health record/personal health record, due diligence reviews, and healthcare reform legislation.

Key Features:

  • Offers new and updated examples throughout reflecting a wide variety of settings, including acute care, observation units, urgent care, continuing care facilities, and more
  • Includes a full-scale plan, with 500-day implementation schedule to illustrate project management
  • Explores newly emerging job positions, such as compliance officer, privacy specialist, data quality and analysis specialist, and contractual management teams
About the Authors  
New to the Seventh Edition  
  Chapter  1  The Dynamic Environment of Health Care
  Chapter  2  The Challenge of Change
  Chapter  3  Organizational Adaptation and Survival
  Chapter  4  Leadership and the Manager
  Chapter  5  Planning and Decision Making
  Chapter  6  Organizing
  Chapter  7  Committees and Teams
  Chapter  8  Budget Planning and Implementation
  Chapter  9  Training and Development: The Backbone of Motivation and Retention
  Chapter  10  Adaptation, Motivation, and Conflict Management
  Chapter  11  Communication: The Glue That Binds Us Together
  Chapter  12  The Middle Manager and Documentation of Critical Management Processes
  Chapter  13  Improving Performance and Controlling the Critical Cycle
  Chapter  14  Human Resources Management: A Line Manager’s Perspective
  Chapter  15  Day-to-Day Management for the Health Professional-as-Manager

Joan Gratto Liebler, MPA, RHIA-Professor Emeritus, Health Information Management, Temple University, Pennsylvania

Joan Gratto Liebler is Professor Emeritus, Health Information Management, at Temple University. She has over 34 years of professional experience teaching and researching in the health care setting. She has worked in community health centers, behavioral health settings, schools, industrial clinics, prisons, and long term care, home care, acute care, and hospice care facilities. Her research focuses on the legal, administrative, and ethical aspects of end-of-life decision making.

She is also the author of Medical Records: Policies and Guidelines and numerous journal articles relating to health information management.

Ms. Liebler holds the degrees of Master of Arts, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Philadelphia, PA and Master of Public Administration, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. She is a credentialed Registered Health Information Administrator.

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Charles R. McConnell, MBA, CM-Human Resource and Editorial Consultant, Ontario, New York

Charles R. McConnell started his professional career in industrial and management engineering, followed by 29 years in human resources management in the healthcare industry. During those years he served as a human resources manager for affiliated organizations of a multi-facility healthcare system based in Rochester, New York, and earlier as a senior consultant with the Management and Planning Services division of the Hospital Association of New York State. He currently is an independent human resources and editorial consultant who has published more than 20 books and numerous articles, and serves as editor of a quarterly professional journal. He holds a BS in engineering and an MBA from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and has served as adjunct faculty at several colleges.

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