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Understanding Health Care Management
A Case Study Approach

Author(s): Seth B. Goldsmith, ScD, JD, Professor Emeritus, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts
  • ISBN-13: 9781449632106
  • ISBN-10:1449632106
  • Paperback    340 pages      © 2014
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This collection of case studies is designed for use in both undergraduate and graduate courses in health care administration. With contributions from a range of experts including present and former CEOs, consultants, public health officials, systems executives, departmental managers, architects, planners and entrepreneurs, this robust classroom resource brings together practical, real world examples of issues and topics that are critical to understanding the complex field of health care management.

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  Chapter  1  Introduction
  Chapter  2  Patients and Their Families
  Chapter  3  Corporate Governance
  Chapter  4  Human Resources Management
  Chapter  5  Organizational Management
  Chapter  6  Managing Change
  Chapter  7  Planning
  Chapter  8  Marketing
  Chapter  9  Financial Issues
  Chapter  10  Legal Issues
  Chapter  11  Planning Through The OIG Advisory Process

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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ISBN-13: 9781449632106

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