Public & Nonprofit Management Products

  • Rethinking Patient Safety

    By Suzette Woodward

    In the last 15 years we've seen a multitude of improvement programs and projects to improve the safety of patient care in healthcare. However, the full potential of these efforts and especially those that seek to address an entire system has not yet been reached. A different way of thinking is…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Productivity Press

  • Health of South Asians in the United States

    An Evidence-Based Guide for Policy and Program Development

    Edited by Memoona Hasnain, Punam Parikh, Nitasha Chaudhary Nagaraj

    Leading scholars and practitioners come together in this contributed volume to present the most current evidence on cutting edge health issues for South Asian Americans, the fastest growing Asian American population. The book spans a variety of health topics while examining disparities and special…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Patient's Health-Care Portfolio

    A Practitioner’s Guide to Providing Tool for Patients

    By Rebecca Mendoza Saltiel Busch

    As the healthcare market moves toward an era of patient engagement, population health and patient advocates, practitioners need a practical how-to guide that helps facilitate their teaching with patients and family members on not just writing down or accumulating a personal health record, but an…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14 
    Productivity Press

  • Surviving Work in Healthcare

    Helpful stuff for people on the frontline

    By Elizabeth Cotton

    The book takes as its starting point the crisis of healthcare in the UK: impossible health targets managed through command and control management and a stomach-churning rise in racism, whistleblowing and victimisation in the NHS. The use of nationally set productivity targets combined with…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 

  • HIMSS Dictionary of Health Information Technology Terms, Acronyms, and Organizations, Fourth Edition

    Edited by Himss

    This significantly expanded and timely dictionary has been developed and extensively reviewed by more than 50 industry experts. This valuable resource includes more than 3000 definitions, 30 new organizations and 76 new references. Definitions of terms for the information technology and clinical,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06 
    CRC Press
    HIMSS Book Series

  • Advanced ICD-10 for Physicians Including Worker’s Compensation and Personal Injury

    By Eugene Fukumoto

    ICD-10 is the 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD), a medical classification list by the World Health Organization. It contains codes for diseases, signs and symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances, and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-04 
    Productivity Press

  • Government Budgeting and Expenditure Management

    Principles and International Practice

    By Salvatore Schiavo-Campo

    The government budget should be the financial mirror of a well-informed public’s choices, and careful public expenditure management is at the core of a well-functioning state. However, most people view budgeting as the epitome of eye-glazing subjects, the core concepts are rarely explained in a way…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01 

  • Public Policy, Governance and Polarization

    Making Governance Work

    Edited by David K. Jesuit, Russell Alan Williams

    Polarization is widely diagnosed as a major cause in the decline of evidence-based policy making and public engagement-based styles of policy making. It creates an environment where hardened partisan viewpoints on major policy questions are less amenable to negotiation, compromise or change. This…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Managed Service Restructuring in Health Care

    A Strategic Approach in a Competitive Environment

    By William Winston, Robert L Goldman, Sanjib K Mukherjee

    Survival in the growing managed care environment requires the integration of financial analysis, market appraisal, and administrative management. The authors of Managed Service Restructuring in Health Care provide a unique tool for readers to enable them to make these successful management…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 

  • Making Big Decisions Better

    How to Set and Simplify Strategy to Achieve Greater Profitability

    By Tim Lewko

    For many organizations, the word strategy conjures up endless ideas, concepts and tools - while the intent is correct, the awful reality is most companies do not have a simple, common definition of strategy or a simple approach to make the big decisions. Too many PowerPoints, not enough one pagers…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 

  • Human Factors and Ergonomics of Prehospital Emergency Care

    Edited by Joseph R. Keebler, Elizabeth H. Lazzara, Paul Misasi

    This book provides an introduction to the field of human factors for individuals who are involved in the delivery and/or improvement of prehospital emergency care and describes opportunities to advance the practical application of human factors research in this critical domain. Relevant theories of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-27 
    CRC Press

  • People, Aid and Institutions in Socio-economic Recovery

    Facing Fragilities

    Edited by Gemma van der Haar, Dorothea Hilhorst, Bart Weijs

    An estimated 1.2 billion people live in countries affected by conflict or economic fragility, in which extreme poverty provides a major challenge to those working to regain their livelihoods. As governments and international aid workers seek ways to enable socioeconomic recovery, there is often a…

    Paperback – 2017-02-22 
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

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