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The Academic Health Center Leadership and Performance

by Don E. Detmer

The Academic Health Center Leadership and Performance Synopsis

The leadership and management of academic health centers present challenges as complex as any in the corporate environment. A consensus is emerging about their integrated mission of education, research and service, and this book, first published in 2005 and focusing on value-driven management, provides a truly comprehensive review of these issues available. Based on reports produced by the Blue Ridge Academic Health Group, which has developed a framework for meeting the challenges of improving health in the 21st century, it also contains invited commentaries and case studies from leading authorities in and beyond the United States. It identifies the public policies and organizational practices required to maximise the health status of individuals and the population, and highlights innovative practices. It is essential reading for managers and leaders of clinical and basic science departments in academic health centers, and for all those involved in health systems management studies.

The Academic Health Center Leadership and Performance Press Reviews

The book is well written, readable, and quite useful in summarizing health care issues and the importance of the academic health center in education, research, and clinical care. -JAMA Journal of the American Medical Association

Book Information

ISBN: 9781107405073
Publication date: 19th July 2012
Author: Don E. Detmer
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 334 pages
Categories: Health systems & services, Higher & further education, tertiary education,

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