Hardwiring Excellence

Author: Quint Studer
Publisher: Fire Starter Pub
ISBN: 9780974998602
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For many who work in health care today, overwhelming business pressures and perceived barriers to change have nearly extinguished the flame of their passion to help others. In this book, Quint Studer sparks a trend toward purpose, worthwhile work, and making a difference in the health care profession. He shares his personal story and teaches the reader how to apply specific prescriptive tools and practices to create and sustain a world-class organisation. "Hardwiring Excellence" is a huge success, changing the way countless physicians and their teams operate.

Results That Last

Author: Quint Studer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118040690
Size: 44.57 MB
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Praise for Results That Last "Quint Studer is a superb communicator with a deep belief in the power of relationships. His informal tone, sense of humor, and real-world stories bring his business principles to life. Results That Last has a vital, optimistic quality that will keep readers re-reading long after other leadership books have been relegated to a dark corner of the shelf." --Nido Qubein, author of How to Get Anything You Want; President, High Point University; Chairman, Great Harvest Bread Company; and founder, National Speakers Association Foundation "Results That Last is long overdue and fills a big gap in effective business management. There are legions of books that show us the way to achieve successful results in business, but very few that teach us how to institutionalize success. In reality, achieving success is the easy part. The real challenge is to achieve results that last. Quint Studer not only proves it is possible to hardwire a culture for lasting results, but lays out a simple, logical, and effective way to do so. Anyone who wants to make success a habit needs to read this book." --Bob MacDonald, former CEO, Allianz Life of North America and author of Beat the System: 11 Secrets to Building an Entrepreneurial Culture in a Bureaucratic World "I have always been fascinated by how the various parts of an organization work together to achieve strategic objectives. In Results That Last, Quint Studer explores the complex subject of performance improvement in a fresh, readable, and easy-to-grasp way. By standardizing certain business practices and leader behaviors, any company in any field can create an environment that allows it to achieve and sustain long-term results." --David F. Giannetto, coauthor of The Performance Power Grid: The Proven Method to Create and Sustain Superior Organizational Performance

Sustainability For Healthcare Management

Author: Carrie R. Rich
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415530350
Size: 23.15 MB
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Sustainability is not unique to health, but is a unique vehicle for promoting healthy values. This book challenges healthcare leaders to think through the implications of our decisions from fiscal, societal and environmental perspectives. It links health values with sustainability drivers in order to enlighten leadership about the value of sustainability as we move toward a new paradigm of health. The authors explore leadership priorities and link them to sustainability, through an imaginary health leader, Fred, the Chief Executive Offi cer (CEO) of Memorial Hospital, a community hospital based in the United States. Each chapter frames a leadership priority and accompanying sustainability driver through a storyline that involves the main character, Fred, and his colleagues. Practical applications featuring evidence-based sustainability accomplishments and the coordinating refl ections of renowned healthcare leaders are woven throughout the book. Every chapter includes leadership tools, illustrations and tables with tips and data to make an evidence-based case in support of health sustainability. Practical applications enhance each chapter by providing real examples of sustainability accomplishments and reflections from healthcare leaders bring such examples to life. The book includes a healthcare sustainability syllabus as well as suggested reading and teaching resources. By bringing together the key concepts of environmentally sustainable healthcare operations, this book is a unique resource to researchers, students and professionals working in health and healthcare management. Readers will also gain an appreciation for translating leadership priorities into sustainability tactics with beneficial operational outcomes.

Making External Experts Work

Author: Thomas Evert
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1610486374
Size: 15.21 MB
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School board members and superintendents face the reality of providing all students access to a quality education and carefully requesting and allocating public funds to finance excellent educational opportunities. One of the key resources available to boards and superintendents are external experts (consultants). This book uses a case study of one district’s experiences with external experts over a 14-year span. The district’s experiences with the six external experts are described in detail covering’ a wide range of topics, including governance and decision making, cultural diversity, finance, and school safety. Special emphasis is placed on lessons learned from each external expert and about the ways school leaders can facilitate the effectiveness of external experts. Relevant aspects of effective district leadership are discussed in depth, including the importance of understanding values and context, assessing need, using available internal resources, and superintendent professional development. Suggestions for board members, current superintendents, and aspiring superintendents are included, which focus on ways district leaders can improve their own performance and improve collaborative work between board members and administrators

Advancing Professional Nursing Practice

Author: Margaret M Glembocki
Publisher: Creative Health Care Management
ISBN: 1886624720
Size: 41.39 MB
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In this important book, stories of unit and practice transformations deepen the clinician's understanding of how both Relationship-Based Care and the American Nurses Association Standards of Professional Nursing Practice can be harnessed to strengthen a professional culture. Stories in which the patient and family experience is elevated by the nurses who care for them will remind readers of not only the purpose and meaning of their work, but its power to transform lives.

Supervision Concepts And Practices Of Management

Author: Edwin C. Leonard
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133708617
Size: 27.62 MB
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Help students differentiate themselves in a competitive marketplace with SUPERVISION: CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE OF MANAGEMENT, 12th Edition. A blend of traditional management concepts and emerging insights, the text draws from the author's firsthand business experience to deliver the leadership skills hiring managers want, but rarely find, in new recruits. This comprehensive single source for supervisory management expertise addresses the most critical challenges in business today, including globalization, economic turbulence, transitional and temporary workers, virtual employees, technology, outsourcing, downsizing, and much more. Hands-on and practical, SUPERVISION: CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE OF MANAGEMENT, 12th Edition complements chapter readings with skill-building techniques and captivating video cases from well-known organizations, which let students experience supervisory roles themselves. Special attention to diversity and ethics also helps students develop a better sense of life beyond the classroom, and enhances the text's thorough coverage of communication, decision-making, conflict resolution, and other essential supervisory skills. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Value Based Health Care

Author: Yosef D. Dlugacz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470498125
Size: 66.76 MB
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Value-Based Health Care Linking Finance and Quality Yosef D. Dlugacz Value-Based Health Care? Value-Based Health Care?concisely explains the mandate to successfully link health care quality and finance and describes the tools to implement strategies for organizational success. Yosef Dlugacz provides many illustrative real-world examples of process and outcomes of the value-based approach, taken from a wide range of health care settings. Perfect for students preparing to enter health care management or for practicing health care leaders and professionals, this book is a vital guide to approaches that ensure the health of patients and health care organizations alike. Praise for Value-Based Health Care "Value-Based Health Care provides leaders and quality experts with the much needed roadmap for linking cost and quality. This book will help your organization thrive in today's ultra-competitive environment." —Patrice L. Spath, health care quality specialist and author of Leading Your Health Care Organization to Excellence and Error Reduction in Health Care: A Systems Approach to Improving Patient Safety "Yosef Dlugacz provides an essential overview of how staff, administrators, and clinicians can create not just a culture but a gestalt of quality health care delivery. . . .given the national debate over access, cost, and quality, the book could not be more timely." —Theodore J. Joyce, PhD, professor of economics and finance, academic director of the Baruch/Mt. Sinai MBA Program in Health Care Administration, and research associate, National Bureau of Economic Research "Dr. Dlugacz's?case studies and action plans provide great insights and workable solutions to provide safe and effective patient care. It is a welcome resource as we sit on the?advent of health reform." —Kathy Ciccone, executive director, Quality Institute of the Healthcare Association of New York State

Practicing Excellence

Author: Stephen C. Beeson
Publisher: Fire Starter Pub
ISBN:
Size: 54.17 MB
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So much of a medical organization's success rides on the leadership, conduct, and performance of its physicians. How does a health care organization engage its physicians to lead by example? And how does a physician—in the midst of 25 appointments, 30 phone messages, hospital rounds, and the details of “managing” a clinical practice—do what needs to be done to foster satisfaction and loyalty among patients? Practicing Excellence eloquently answers these questions.Stephen C. Beeson, MD, has created a brilliant guide to implementing physician leadership and behaviors that will create a high-performance workplace built on collaboration, commitment, purpose, and making a difference in the lives of the patients it serves.

Beyond Leading And Managing

Author: Patricia S. Yoder-Wise
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 9780323028776
Size: 53.53 MB
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Beyond Leading and Managing focuses on real life stories and anecdotes about the practice of nursing administration. It highlights key information such as advanced administrative theory, financial decisions, quality control, working with external groups and individuals, planning strategically, and creating new opportunities within the profession. Theory boxes, case studies, and current literature and research located both in the book and on the Evolve website help the reader grasp the key points, remember them and think about the practicality of the content in the real world of leading in healthcare organizations. A brief overview of the chapter helps focus readers and the content builds the base of important information about the topic. Literature boxes pull out and summarize key relevant theories in nursing administration. Contemplations (questions to ponder about the topic) are included to help readers think about the practicality of the content. Leadership Stories offer actual scenarios of practice from a professional view. Administration certification is included as key content in the text. Evolve website offers web links and current research/literature recommended by the authors.