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.
Chapter 2: Information Sources for Public Health Leaders
Information Sources for Public Health Leaders
Although well-researched case studies have as much information as the decision maker had available at the time, the individuals in the case often have a deeper understanding of the situational context than is practical to provide in a case chapter. In case analysis, it is often useful to perform at least part of the ...