Of all the recent changes in health care, none more dramatically affected both patients and care providers than managed care. Not only has it altered the way we pay for health care, but also it has compelled a change in the way we approach health care, focusing increasingly on preventive care to reduce costs. In this book, the author and her colleagues examine the impact of managed care on nursing as a profession and nurses as individual caregivers. Managed Care: Practice Strategies for Nursing will serve as an excellent course text on nursing and managed care, as well as a useful introduction and shelf reference for professional nurses at all levels of practice.

Managed Care Organizational Strategies Used to Achieve Organizational Goals

Managed Care Organizational Strategies Used to Achieve Organizational Goals

Managed care organizational strategies used to achieve organizational goals
Margaret M.Conger

For it's all in some language I don't know. … Why, it's a looking-glass book, of course! And if I hold it up to the glass, the words will all go the right way again.

Alice (in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass)

Health care in the United States is in the midst of evolution. The paradigm shift occurring is one described as a second-order change, in which the underlying value systems are totally altered. In a second-order change of this magnitude, the value system will never revert to the former system. To be successful in this new environment, one must have a way to understand these new values. ...

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