Getting from Here to There in Health Care

O'Connor, Edward J.; Fiol, C. Marlena
April 2005
Click (1532-0391);Apr2005, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p56
The article reports that large powerful forces are driving change into the health care organizations. These forces include patients, businesses, competitors, government regulations, technologies, and demographic trends. Demands to improve quality, enhance patient safety, strengthen physician and administrator relations and implement new technologies require fundamental shifts in the way one does things in the health care organizations. As organizations attempt to make the transitions required to respond effectively to these new pressures, the requirements often multiply in chain reactions that lead to the need for yet further changes.


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