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Ambulatory care in integrated delivery systems /
Alan M. Zuckerman.
imprint
Chicago, Ill. : AHA Press, c1998.
description
viii, 137 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
1556482264
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imprint
Chicago, Ill. : AHA Press, c1998.
isbn
1556482264
general note
"Copublished with the SACP, Society for Ambulatory Care Professionals"--Cover.
catalogue key
2333105
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Alan M. Zuckerman, FAAHC, is director of Health Strategies and Solutions. Inc.
Excerpts
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This book is designed to help health care executives prepare for the current and future challenges of ambulatory care planning, development, and management. It thoroughly examines the trAnds in financing, technology, and consumer demands that are fueling the ambulatory care revolution. The role of ambulatory care in integrated delivery systems is explored with practical strategies for taking advantage of the restructuring health care delivery system.Also included are five case studies that highlight the ambulatory care successes and struggles of a varied group of providers: a suburban health system, a regionally oriented rural health system, an urban health system and its physicians, an academic medical center, and a for-profit ambulatory care provider.
Reviews
Review Quotes
"Alan Zuckerman presents both background and a rationale for development and approaches to ambulatory care. . . . it is a very informative, easy to review, and well-organized text." -David T. Brooks "Ambulatory Care in Integrated Delivery Systems offers a clear, intelligent consideration of some of the major forces shaping the future of health care. . . . provides useful guidance and case studies that will be especially valuable to health care executives leading fast-paced change." -Fred L. Brown, FACHE "Ambulatory care newcomers and seasoned veterans alike will find Zuckerman's outlines and critical thinking points to be extremely helpful in assessing their own organization's strategic position. An excellent tool for realistically developing a strategic planning model for ambulatory care." -James John Potyraj
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Doody's Reviews, November 1998
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Summaries
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This book is designed to help health care executives prepare for the current and future challenges of ambulatory care planning, development, and management. It thoroughly examines the trends in financing, technology, and consumer demands that are fueling the ambulatory care revolution. The role of ambulatory care in integrated delivery systems is explored with practical strategies for taking advantage of the restructuring health care delivery system. Also included are five case studies that highlight the ambulatory care successes and struggles of a varied group of providers: a suburban health system, a regionally oriented rural health system, an urban health system and its physicians, an academic medical center, and a for-profit ambulatory care provider.
Main Description
This book is designed to help health care executives prepare for the current and future challenges of ambulatory care planning, development, and management. It thoroughly examines the trAnds in financing, technology, and consumer demands that are fueling the ambulatory care revolution. The role of ambulatory care in integrated delivery systems is explored with practical strategies for taking advantage of the restructuring health care delivery system. Also included are five case studies that highlight the ambulatory care successes and struggles of a varied group of providers: a suburban health system, a regionally oriented rural health system, an urban health system and its physicians, an academic medical center, and a for-profit ambulatory care provider.
Table of Contents
About the Authorp. v
Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Ambulatory Care: Leading Health Care into the Twenty-First Centuryp. 1
The Role of Ambulatory Care in Integrated Delivery Systemsp. 11
Planning to Take Advantage of Ambulatory Care Development Opportunitiesp. 19
Organization and Operation of Ambulatory Carep. 31
Reimbursement, Managed Care, and Ambulatory Carep. 45
Facility Development Models for the Twenty-First Centuryp. 55
Case Study: Northwest Community Healthcarep. 67
Case Study: TMC HealthCarep. 75
Case Study: Laurel Health Systemp. 87
Case Study: University of Michigan Health System--The Development of a Primary Care Networkp. 97
Case Study: NovaCarep. 113
Ambulatory Care Planning, Development, and Management for the Twenty-First Centuryp. 125
Indexp. 135
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