Encyclopedia of Health Care Management

Encyclopedia of Health Care Management

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Edited by: Michael J. Stahl

  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc. |
  • Publication Year: 2004 |
  • Online Publication Date: September 15, 2007 |
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412950602 |
  • Print ISBN: 9780761926740 |
  • Online ISBN: 9781412950602
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    • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc. |
    • Pub. Year: 2004 |
    • Online Pub. Date: September 15, 2007 |
    • DOI: 10.4135/9781412950602 |
    • Print ISBN: 9780761926740 |
    • Online ISBN: 9781412950602

Abstract

The topic of health care management has escalated to one of the most widely discussed and debated topics in the health care industry, MBA programs, and in the field of medicine in general. In the 1980s, the industry was relatively stable and the need for combining business acumen with medicine was less than today. However, as we enter the 21st century, the need for applying business and management skills to the health care industry is stronger than ever. This Encyclopedia covers every topic a medical professional, institutional administrator, or MBA student would need to know about the business of health care. Key Features * Over 600 entries * More than 160 expert contributors from the fields of medicine, public health, business * Tables on medical ...

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