Healthcare Management Products

  • Financing Healthcare in China

    Towards universal health insurance

    By Sabrina Ching Yuen Luk

    China’s current social medical insurance system has nominally covered more than 95 per cent of 1.4 billion population in China and is moving towards the ambitious goal of universal health insurance coverage. Challenges posed by a rapidly ageing population, an inherently discriminatory design of the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • CPHIMS Review Guide, Third Edition

    Preparing for Success in Healthcare Information and Management Systems

    Edited by Himss

    Whether you're taking the CPHIMS exam, or simply want the most current and comprehensive overview in healthcare information and management systems today - this completely revised and updated third edition has it all. But for those preparing for the CPHIMS exam, this book is an ideal study partner.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02 
    CRC Press
    HIMSS Book Series

  • The Invisible Work of Nurses

    Hospitals, Organisation and Healthcare

    By Davina Allen

    Nursing is typically understood, and understands itself, as a care-giving occupation. It is through its relationships with patients – whether these are absent, present, good, bad or indifferent – that modern day nursing is defined. Yet nursing work extends far beyond direct patient care activities.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Statistical Methods for Healthcare Performance Monitoring

    By Alex Bottle, Paul Aylin

    This book provides an overview of statistical methods for measuring and monitoring healthcare performance. It covers the purpose of monitoring, data sources, types of measures for quality and safety of care, issues regarding their definition and measurement, statistical methods for comparing units…

    Hardback – 2016-07-27 
    CRC Press
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

  • Lean Daily Management for Healthcare Field Book

    By Gerard A. Berlanga, Brock C. Husby

    This book gives healthcare leaders a practical guide to implementing the 4 key components of lean daily management system - 1. LDM boards; 2. Leadership rounds 3. Leader daily disciplines and 4. Lean projects. Although lean is not new to healthcare, effective LDM is just now taking hold with the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27 
    Productivity Press

  • Participatory Healthcare

    A Person-Centered Approach to Healthcare Transformation

    Edited by Jan Oldenburg

    This book is written through the lens of patients, caregivers, healthcare representatives and families, highlighting new models of interaction between providers and patients and what people would like in their healthcae experience. It will envision a new kind of healthcare system that recommends on…

    Paperback – 2016-07-19 
    CRC Press
    HIMSS Book Series

  • Rethinking Lean in Healthcare

    A Business Novel on How a Hospital Restored Quality Patient Care and Obtained Financial Stability Using Lean

    By Thomas G. Zidel

    This book deals with a hospital's struggle to secure and maintain financial stability. In the story, the leadership team of a fictional hospital adopts the tools and principles associated with the Toyota Production System or Lean. The story takes the reader through leadership's arduous journey from…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15 
    Productivity Press

  • Optimizing Your Capacity to Care

    A Systems Approach to Hospital and Population Health Management

    By Pierce Story, MPHM

    Our nation's capacity to care is becoming increasingly stressed as an aging and increasingly unhealthy population collides with a relative reduction in the numbers of clinicians and ever-tightening financial resources. If even the mildest of future-state predictions are to be believed, we need a…

    Hardback – 2016-06-22 
    Productivity Press

  • Lean Daily Management for Healthcare

    A Strategic Guide to Implementing Lean for Hospital Leaders

    By Brad White

    You likely don’t need any more tools, programs, or workshops to improve your hospital. What you need is a simple and consistent approach to manage problem-solving. Filling this need, this book presents a Lean management system that can help break down barriers between staff, directors, and…

    Paperback – 2016-06-22 
    Productivity Press

  • Andy & Me and the Hospital

    Further Adventures on the Lean Journey

    By Pascal Dennis

    Based on the author's years of experience working with Toyota’s master teachers and with companies in the midst of great change, this book follows the story established in the Shingo Prize-winning book, Andy & Me: Crisis & Transformation on the Lean Journey.In a cool and readable style,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-17 
    Productivity Press

  • Lean Hospitals

    Improving Quality, Patient Safety, and Employee Engagement, Third Edition

    By Mark Graban

    Organizations around the world are using Lean to redesign care and improve processes in a way that achieves and sustains meaningful results for patients, staff, physicians, and health systems. Lean Hospitals, Third Edition explains how to use the Lean methodology and mindsets to improve safety,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-15 
    Productivity Press

  • One World Health

    An Overview of Global Health

    By Lord Nigel Crisp

    This brand new textbook presents a new approach to the teaching and understanding of global health. Advocating the new 'compact for health' that is developing globally, and in which responsibility for health is shared by everyone, the book describes the shared opportunities and problems that face…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2016-06-02 
    CRC Press

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