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.

Case 1: CDC and the Mantookan Blood Supply: A Tough Management Decision

Case 1: CDC and the mantookan blood supply: A tough management decision

Dan Hatcher had yet to make a decision concerning Jonathon Myongo. The meeting at which he would have to make the decision was due to begin in five minutes, and he still was not quite sure what he should do. He was ...

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