Meaningful Healthcare Experience Design: Improving Care for All Generations, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Meaningful Healthcare Experience Design

Improving Care for All Generations, 1st Edition

By Scott Goodwin

Productivity Press

216 pages | 20 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781498726962
pub: 2020-06-01
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This book offers a new perspective on improving healthcare that draws inspiration from sources as diverse as American healthcare history, Lean Six Sigma, patient experience, employee engagement, clinical microsystems, physician burnout and industrial design thinking. This work focuses on the three values streams that form the foundation of all healthcare service processes: healthcare-worker value stream, patient value stream and organizational process. The interaction of patients and healthcare workers in the context of these three value streams creates the meaningful experience that is essential to healing and to the success of healthcare organizations. Meaningful Experience Design (MXD) guides the work of designing these value streams and improving them to promote daily experiences that are meaningful and healing for both patients and healthcare workers.

Table of Contents

Preface. About the Author. Introduction. Section 1 – Meaningful Healthcare Experiences. Chapter 1 – Meaning in Life as Meaning in Healthcare. Chapter 2 – Meaningful Healthcare Experiences for People Receiving Care. Chapter 3 – Meaningful Healthcare Experiences for People Delivering Care. Chapter 4 –Proxemics, Emotions, Power and Generations in Meaningful Healthcare Experiences. Section 2 – Designing Meaningful Healthcare Experiences. Chapter 5 – A Healthcare Experience. Chapter 6 – Healthcare Service Processes from a Sociotechnical Perspective. Chapter 7 – The Three Value Streams of American Healthcare Experiences. Chapter 8 – Organizational Process Value Stream. Chapter 9 – The Value Stream of People Receiving Care. Chapter 10 – The Value Stream of People Delivering Care. Chapter 11 – Meaningful Healthcare Experience Design Map. Section 3 – Implementing Meaningful Healthcare Experience Design in Organizations. Chapter 12 – Meaningful Experience Design as the Foundation of Healthcare Quality. Chapter 13 – Aligning Organizational Structures for Meaningful Experience Design. Chapter 14 – Introducing Meaningful Experience Design into Healthcare Organizations. Chapter 15 – Orienting People Who Deliver Care to Meaningful Experience Design. Chapter 16 – Inviting People Who Receive Care into Meaningful Experience Design. Chapter 17 – Improving the Meaningfulness of Healthcare Experiences. Chapter 18 – Meaningful Healthcare Experiences and the Ethics Committee. Section 4 – Insights into American Healthcare History. Chapter 19 – The Historical Epochs of American Healthcare. Chapter 20 – Ten Transitions from Twentieth Century to Twenty-First Century American Healthcare. Section 5 – Reflections on American Healthcare. Chapter 21 – The World’s Greatest Creation – An Allegory. Chapter 22 – Reflecting on the Beautiful Death and Implications for Healthcare. References.

About the Author

Scott Goodwin, MA, MBA, DA, RN, CPHQ, LSSBB, has worked in healthcare for more than forty years beginning as a night shift ward clerk on a hospital patient care unit. He has twenty-five years of experience in senior quality leadership positions in for-profit, religious, community and critical access hospitals and extensive experience in healthcare quality consulting. He has designed and taught college graduate courses in healthcare quality, Lean and organizational ethics and has presented at national quality conferences. His doctoral dissertation is titled Healthcare Organizational Metaphors and the Implications for Leadership. He owns AWLG Healthcare Consulting, LLC. He is the author of Transition to 21st Century Healthcare: A Guide for Leaders and Quality Professionals (CRC Press 2016) and Mapping the Path to 21st Century Healthcare: The Ten Transitions Workbook (CRC Press 2016).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Quality Control
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Service Industries
MEDICAL / Administration