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Project Management for Healthcare

2nd Edition

By David Shirley

CRC Press

256 pages

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Hardback: 9780367252014
pub: 2020-02-26
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Updated for agile project management and the latest standards on project management, this bestseller explores the discipline of project management from the perspective of the healthcare environment. The book dissects the project process and provides the tools and techniques required to successfully plan, execute, and control any healthcare-based project. From identifying stakeholders to constructing a project plan, it covers the spectrum of project planning activities. Complete with chapter summaries, exercises, hints, review questions, and case studies, it illustrates applications across a range of healthcare settings.

Table of Contents

Defining a Project.

Planning for a Project.

Agile Project Management.

Managing Time.

Managing Project Costs.

Managing Project Quality.




Project Close-Out.

Motivation, Teaming, and the Project Team. Leadership and Power.

Contracting and Procurement.

Negotiating and Conflict Management.

Program Management.

Project Management—Pharma and Medical Device.

Sustainability and Green Efforts in Healthcare.

About the Author

A Cleland Award winning author, David Shirley’s resume includes being an adjunct faculty member for Boston University teaching project management and green IT. He has been a Member of Graduate Faculty, New England College, Henniker, New Hampshire where he designed, developed and taught a managing projects course with a healthcare focus. He has been a project management consultant and between 2001 and 2005 as Director, Project Management Certification, Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill, Massachusetts and designed, developed and taught the program. Most recently he taught the PMP Exam Prep course for Boston University.

About the Series

ESI International Project Management Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Service Industries
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Project Management
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
MEDICAL / Administration
MEDICAL / Health Care Delivery