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Advances in health care organization theory /
Stephen S. Mick, Mindy E. Wyttenbach, editors.
edition
1st ed.
imprint
San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, c2003.
description
xvii, 408 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
078795764X (alk. paper)
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imprint
San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, c2003.
isbn
078795764X (alk. paper)
catalogue key
4797626
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-378) and indexes.
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Stephen S. Mick is the Arthur Graham Glasgow Professor in the Department of Health Administration at Virginia Commonwealth University. Mindy E. Wyttenbach is a doctoral student and research assistant in the program in Health Services Organization and Research at Virginia Commonwealth University.
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Advances in Health Care Organization Theory outlines the current trends in health care organizations and organizational development. The profound events, changes, and innovations that have characterized the health care delivery system in the course of the past ten years are examined in this informative and much-needed edited collection, perfect for students of health care administration . This prestigious collection includes articles from contributors who are among the best-known faculty in health care administration such as Richard Scott, Steven Shortell, Jeffrey Alexander, Douglas Wholey, and Robert Burns. These experts explore a wide variety of topics in Advances in Health Care Organization theory including: The Evolving World of Health Care Organizations Understanding Health Care Markets When Institutions Collide Physician-Organization Relationships Understanding Health Care Markets Sustaining Long-Term Change and Effectiveness in Community Health Networks Quality as an Organizational Problem Trust as Force in Health Care Organization Theory Health Care Organizations as Complex Adaptive Systems Lessons Learned from the 1990s 'Revolution' in Health Care Research and Policy Implications "The book is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand the modern economic, sociological, and institutional bases for health care organizations and an essential review for those of us who need to 'rediscover' these bases and understand where the mixture of proven theory and futuristic reasoning is likely to take us." - W. Jack Duncan, professor of management and University Scholar Graduate School of Management and School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Main Description
"Advances in Health Care Organization Theory is a much-needed volume for faculty and students in health care administration. It highlights and explains key trends in health care organizations and organizational development, specifically, in the 1990s. This book will be essential for doctoral-level students studying health care organizational theory and research, as well as for those studying organizational sociology, organizational psychology, political science, and management.
Bowker Data Service Summary
The extensive events, changes and innovations that have characterised the health care delivery system during the past 10 years form the basis for this collection, whose contributors include many of the leading researchers and scholars now practising in health care higher education.
Table of Contents
Figures and Tablesp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
The Editorsp. xiii
The Contributorsp. xv
Themes, Discovery, and Rediscoveryp. 1
The Old Order Changeth: The Evolving World of Health Care Organizationsp. 23
Alternative Perspectives on Institutional and Market Relationships in the U.S. Health Care Sectorp. 45
When Institutions Collide: Hospitals Sponsored by the Roman Catholic Churchp. 79
Understanding Health Care Markets: Actors, Products, and Relationsp. 99
Physician-Organization Relationships: Social Networks and Strategic Intentp. 141
Sustaining Long-Term Change and Effectiveness in Community Health Networksp. 175
Quality as an Organizational Problemp. 205
Trust: An Implicit Force in Health Care Organization Theoryp. 233
Health Care Organizations as Complex Adaptive Systemsp. 253
Strategy in an Institutional Environment: Lessons Learned from the 1990s "Revolution" in Health Carep. 289
Research and Policy Implicationsp. 325
Referencesp. 337
Name Indexp. 379
Subject Indexp. 389
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