1st Edition

Structures of Control in Health Management

By Rob Flynn Copyright 1992
    228 Pages
    by Routledge

    224 Pages
    by Routledge

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    Using a variety of evidence the author documents the rise of general management, the application of new techniques to reduce medical costs and improve efficiency, and other methods to control use and evaluate clinical performance.

    Chapter 1 Restructuring health services; Chapter 2 Ritual and liminality; Chapter 3 Administration or management?; Chapter 4 Budgeting and the costs of medical autonomy; Chapter 5 Assuring performance, quality and standards; Chapter 6 Cutback management; Chapter 7 Marketisation and management in the National Health Service; Chapter 8 Structures of control in health management;


    Rob Flynn is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Salford.

    `This is a book of interest not only to academics but to practitioners who enjoy the stimulation of different perspectives through which to view their daily practice.' - Health Service Journal