Continuous quality improvement in health care: An example
- ACHCA announces recipients of 1997-98 national awards. // Health Care Financing Review;Spring98, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p155
Announces the recipients of awards from the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) for 1997-1998. Names of awards and awardees; Includes Michael K. Sweeney and Christopher P. Mulroney; Contact information.
- The administrator's edge: ACHCA's subacute care credentialing initiative. Hyatt, Laura; Quinn, John // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Oct96, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p58
Focuses on the subacute care credentialing initiative of the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA). Importance of the certification of the administration; Features of the certification exam; Contact information.
- Business-provider organizations reap cost and health dividends. Gee, E. Preston // Modern Healthcare;2/13/95, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p82
Focuses on the issue of business-provider organization (BPO) facing all health care providers. Combination of horizontal, vertical and virtual integration; Collaboration in a true partnership between the purchaser and provider; BPO as a structure that aligns incentives; Capitated payment...
- The new management team. LeTourneau, Barbara; Curry, Wesley // Physician Executive;Sep/Oct1998, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p24
Focuses on the role of physicians and nonphysicians in the management and governance of health care organizations. Benefits of shared responsibility and decision-making at the upper levels; Elimination of confrontational and adversarial attitudes characterizing relationships among managers and...
- Health-care providers react to market changes. // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing;5/30/94, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p6B
No abstract available.
- Doctors and managers: never the twain shall meet? Scrivens, Ellie // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);6/25/1988, Vol. 296 Issue 6639, p1754
Evaluates the conflict between health managers and doctors in Great Britain. Reference to the report on management difficulties of the National Health Service by Roy Griffiths; Identification problems in the distribution of resources; Implications of the invocation of clinical freedom by...
- What physicians want. LeTourneau, Barbara; Fleischauer, Ann // Healthcare Executive;May/Jun1999, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p10
Discusses how physicians can improve their relations with healthcare executives. Evolution of the healthcare field; Commitment to providing high-quality care; Tension between the heart of medicine and the enterprise of medicine. INSET: Communication breakdown..
- Moving into management. Neuwirth, Harry // Healthcare Executive;May/Jun1999, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p61
Discusses how healthcare executives can help ease the clinical-to-managerial transition for physicians. Awareness of unique issues physicians face; Formal and informal training programs; Need for physicians to learn a more tolerant attitude toward risk and failure.
- Case Study: Carolina Hospital Student Health Center. // Handbook for the New Health Care Manager;1993, p111
Presents a fictitious case study which illustrates some practical applications of material and provides insight into the experiences and positive strategies utilized by a health care manager in the first three months of tenure. Background of the Carolina Hospital Student Health Center; Problems...
- Ensuring Management Excellence in the Healthcare System. Warden, Gail L.; Griffith, John R. // Journal of Healthcare Management;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p228
Discusses various aspects on health care management improvement. Routes to health care performance improvement; Bases for health care managers' skill improvement; Steps in enhancing vision and values of health care; Ways of strengthening managers' contribution top the health care enterprise;...