Public & Nonprofit Management Products

  • How to Think in Medicine

    Reasoning, Decision Making, and Communication in Health Sciences and Professions

    By Milos Jenicek

    Mastery of quality health care and patient safety begins as soon as we open the hospital doors for the first time and start acquiring practical experience. The acquisition of such experience includes much more than the development of sensorimotor skills and basic knowledge of sciences. It relies on…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    Productivity Press

  • Big Data in E-Health

    Challenges and Perspectives

    By Nandini Mukherjee, Sarmistha Neogy, Samiran Chattopadhyay

    This book will focus on the different aspects of handling big data in healthcare. It will showcase the current state-of-the-art technology used for storing health records and health data models. It will also focus on the research challenges in big data acquisition, storage, management and analysis.…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Essentials of Management for Healthcare Professionals

    By Hari Singh

    Medical care is an industry and private providers and hospitals are the major service providers. They operate on business principles. Hospitals are getting highly specialized and complex. The diagnostics and therapeutics are technology intensive. Private establishments have to compete with one…

    Hardback – 2018-01-19 
    Productivity Press

  • Sport Management

    Principles and Applications, 5th Edition

    By Russell Hoye, Aaron C.T. Smith, Matthew Nicholson, Bob Stewart

    Now available in a fully revised and updated fifth edition, Sport Management: Principles and Applications tells you everything you need to know about the contemporary sport industry. Covering both the professional and non-profit sectors, and with more international material than any other…

    Paperback – 2018-01-19 
    Sport Management Series

  • Continuous Improvement Strategies

    How to Manage, Motivate, and Retain Staff

    By Anthony Matthew Hopper

    During this era of continuous improvement, healthcare organizations need to be staffed by engaged, motivated, and hard-working frontline employees. As these clinical and non-clinical personnel handle most of the important tasks in any organization and are often the people who directly interact with…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • The Logics of Healthcare

    The Professional’s Guide to Health System Science

    By Paul Lillrank

    Most of the current literature on healthcare operations management is focused on importing principles and methods from manufacturing. The evidence of success is scattered and nowhere near what has been achieved in other industries. This book develops the idea that the logic of production, and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-15 
    Productivity Press

  • The Lean Electronic Health Record

    A Journey Toward Optimized Care

    By Ronald Bercaw, Kurt A. Knoth, Susan T. Snedaker, MBA, CISM, CPHIMS, C

    The Electronic Health Record (EHR) is a reflection of the way your organization conducts business. If you’re looking to make lasting improvements in the delivery of care, you must start with looking at the system from your patient’s perspective to understand what is of value and what is simply…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09 
    Productivity Press
    HIMSS Book Series

  • VA’s Lean Healthcare Transformation

    Innovating the Veteran Patient Experience

    By Kathryn Trauth Taylor, PhD, Robin R. Hemphill, MD, MHP, Heather Woodward-Hagg, PhD

    This book provides insight into the initial deployment of a Lean Management System across VA, the nation's largest healthcare system. The book presents the origins of VA's Lean Enterprise Transformation (LET) in its 156 medical centers. The authors detail the clinical and administrative outcomes of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Productivity Press

  • Problem Solving for Healthcare Workers

    How to Get Better - Lessons Can Be Learned

    By John Michael Collins

    While most healthcare facilities have an extremely high success rate at the most challenging lifesaving work and we all know of friends and relatives who have had supreme care, mistakes are still made and patients’ lives have been put at risk and lost. How often have we heard politicians say…

    Paperback – 2017-12-27 
    Productivity Press

  • Public Personnel Management

    Contexts and Strategies, 7th Edition

    By Jared J. Llorens, Donald E. Klingner, John Nalbandian

    Now in a thoroughly-revised 7th edition, Public Personnel Management focuses on the critical issues and common processes in the management of public sector personnel. In keeping with prior editions, the text centers on the core processes within public human resource management: strategic workforce…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21 

  • Service Extraordinaire

    Unlocking the Value of Concierge Medicine

    By David Winter

    Concierge medicine represents a relatively novel health care delivery model that is becoming more appealing both to providers and patients because of its potential to improve quality and value in health care. A gap exists in the current literature regarding the benefits and challenges associated…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21 
    Productivity Press

  • Courageous Leadership

    The Missing Link to Creating a Lean Culture of Excellence

    By Sumeet Kumar

    The book illustrates how the need, motivation, and the approach to implement a Transformational Change at an organization is very different as compared to an incremental or a transitional type of change. It educates the senior executive leaders and organizational excellence practitioners on the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21 
    Productivity Press

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