Healthcare Management Products

  • 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

  • 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

  • A Career in Healthcare

    Making a Difference, One Day at a Time

    By Evelyn Lee

    According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, some of the fastest projected job growth will occur in the healthcare, healthcare support and personal care fields which accounts for almost one third of the total employment growth by 2020. Analysts suggest that the healthcare field is growing…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Productivity Press

  • Understanding Healthcare Economics

    Managing Your Career in an Evolving Healthcare System, Second Edition

    By Jeanne Wendel, PHD, William O'Donohue, PHD, Teresa D. Serratt, PHD, RN

    Healthcare economics is a topic of increasing importance due to the substantial changes that are expected to radically alter the way Americans obtain and finance healthcare. Understanding Healthcare Economics, 2nd Edition provides an evidence-based framework to help practitioners comprehend the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Productivity Press

  • The 2 x 4 Model

    A Modern Blueprint for the Integration of Mental Health and Addiction Care

    By Robert Andrew Chambers

    Over a quarter century of studies have shown that addictions, mental illnesses, and their combinations (dual diagnoses) are pervasive in the general population. Meanwhile, emerging neuroscience is revealing that the neurodevelopmental basis of major mental illness and addiction diseases are tightly…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08 
    CRC Press

  • Leading Reliable Healthcare

    Edited by Bandar Abdulmoshen Al Knawy

    Leading Reliable Healthcare describes ‘state of the art’ healthcare management systems. The key focus of the publication is ‘reliable’; describing how leadership can ensure never less than reliable standards of care for patients and how excellence can be achieved. The focus throughout is on…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05 
    Productivity Press

  • Biostatistics for Clinical and Public Health Research

    By Melody S. Goodman

    This book provides a concise overview of statistical analysis methods for the clinical and public health practitioner. The book teaches statistical models without all the theory. Use of SAS software is illustrated in full, including how to interpret results. The book is complete with exercises,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    CRC Press

  • MoneyBall Medicine

    Thriving in the New Data-Driven Healthcare Market

    By Harry Glorikian, Malorye Allison Branca

    How can a smartwatch help patients with diabetes manage their disease? Why can’t patients find out prices for surgeries and other procedures before they happen? How can researchers speed up the decade-long process of drug development? How will "Precision Medicine" impact patient care outside of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Productivity Press

  • Planning Quality Project Management of (EMR/EHR) Software Products

    By Richard Chamberlain

    When hospitals began implementing their electronic medical records/electronic health records systems (EMR/HER) the pharmaceutical companies that were conducting clinical trials at those hospitals wanted to sue the date from those systems instead of having the hospitals enter the data in their EHR…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23 
    Productivity Press
    HIMSS Book Series

  • The Economics of US Health Care Policy

    By Charles E. Phelps, Stephen T. Parente

    In this book, Phelps and Parente explore the US health care system and set out the case for its reform. They trace the foundations of today’s system, and show how distortions in the incentives facing participants in the health care market could be corrected in order to achieve lower costs, a higher…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20 

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