Today's health care environment is complex and always changing. Keep fully up-to-date in areas such as cost containment, health care delivery management, patient satisfaction, reimbursement, compliance, health law, and ethics, with A Physician's Guide to Health Care Management. Focusing on the principles and skills that will translate into any health care system, this primer features separate sections covering: * Factors that have shaped the current health care delivery system* Basic physician management skills* Consideration of the economic aspects of managed care* Medical, scientific, and legal issues Enhance your skills and understanding that will lead to sound decision making in challenging clinical situations with A Physician's Guide to Health Care Management.
Table of Contents
Section One: Forces Shaping Health Care Delivery 1. Historical aspects of health care delivery 2. Health care economics and policy 3. Health care politics and policy Section Two: Physician Management Skills 4. Leadership and organizational behavior in medicine 5. Human resource management 6. Strategic management 7. Personal behavior in medical management Section Three: Economic Aspects of Managed Care 8. Health care accounting and finance 9. Microeconomics of health care 10. Capital finance management Section Four: Medical, Scientific, and Legal Considerations in Health Care Delivery 11. Basic statistical principles applied to health care 12. Epidemiology and health outcomes 13. Health law 14. Ethics in health management 15. Quality issues, outcomes, and patient satisfaction 16. Assessment of medical technology 17. Health care information systems Section Five: Business Aspects of Medical Management 18. Medical risk management and contracting 19. Marketing issues in managed care