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Health Care Delivery

  • Whistleblowing and Ethics in Health and Social Careby Angie Ash

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 29.95

    Those who speak up about poor, corrupt or unethical practice often do so at a great personal cost. This timely book explores our understanding of the ethics of whistleblowing and shows how managers and organisations can support individuals speaking out.While some professional guidelines formalize duties to speak out where there are concerns about poor... more...

  • Patient Safetyby Lorri Zipperer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 129.95

    Patient Safety: Perspectives on Evidence, Information and Knowledge Transfer provides background on the patient safety movement, systems safety, human error and other key philosophies that support change and innovation in the reduction of medical error. The book draws from multidisciplinary areas within the acute care environment to share models that... more...

  • Healthcare Informaticsby Stephan P. Kudyba

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 79.95

    Healthcare Informatics: Improving Efficiency through Technology, Analytics, and Management supplies an understanding of the different types of healthcare service providers, corresponding information technologies, analytic methods, and data issues that play a vital role in transforming the healthcare industry. All of these elements are reshaping... more...

  • Pharmaceutical Public Policyby Thomas R. Fulda; Alan Lyles; Albert I Wertheimer

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 119.95

    As the most common health-care intervention, prescription drug use shares the most important characteristics of the health-care system in the United States. When everything works well, it makes possible breathtakingly successful applications of science to the prevention and cure of human suffering. But everything doesn?t always work well. Pharmaceutical... more...

  • Handbook of Healthcare Delivery Systemsby Yuehwern Yih

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 179.95

    With rapidly rising healthcare costs directly impacting the economy and quality of life, resolving improvement challenges in areas such as safety, effectiveness, patient-centeredness, timeliness, efficiency, and equity has become paramount. Using a system engineering perspective, Handbook of Healthcare Delivery Systems offers theoretical foundations,... more...

  • 50 Policies and Plans for Outpatient Servicesby Carole Guinane; Joseph Venturelli

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 115.95

    Since more and more surgeries and procedures are being performed in outpatient settings, the policies, plans, and procedures for these services are of increasing importance. 50 Policies and Plans for Outpatient Services details commonly used policies and plans in free-standing ambulatory care centers. Included are plans and policies concentrating... more...

  • Pharmacoeconomicsby Renee J. G. Arnold

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 139.95

    The pharmaceutical industry is almost boundless in its ability to supply new drug therapies, but how does one decide which are the best medicines to use within restricted budgets? With particular emphasis on modeling, methodologies, data sources, and application to real-world dilemmas, Pharmacoeconomics: From Theory to Practice provides an introduction... more...

  • Dynamic Capacity Management for Healthcareby Pierce Story

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 71.95

    While hospitals can learn from other industries, they cannot be improved or run like factories. With work that is more individualized than standardized, and limited control over volume and arrivals, even the leanest-minded hospital must recognize that healthcare systems are more dynamic than nearly any work environment. Written with the creativity... more...

  • Leading the Lean Healthcare Journeyby Joan Wellman; Howard Jeffries; Pat Hagan

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 71.95

    Every healthcare organization can learn from Seattle Children?s continuous improvement process, but this book is not an operator?s manual. Instead, it is a challenge to everyone concerned with healthcare to reexamine deeply held assumptions. While it is commonly believed that improved quality, access, and safety, and an improved bottom line are mutually... more...

  • Vision Rehabilitationby Penelope S. Suter; Lisa H. Harvey

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 104.95

    Providing the information required to understand, advocate for, and supply post-acute vision rehabilitative care following brain injury, Vision Rehabilitation: Multidisciplinary Care of the Patient Following Brain Injury bridges the gap between theory and practice. It presents clinical information and scientific literature supporting the diagnostic... more...