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Health systems & services books

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Co-design in Living Labs for Healthcare and Independent Living Concepts, Methods and Tools by Robert G. Picard Co-design in Living Labs for Healthcare and Independent Living Concepts, Methods and Tools

Clarity and transparency are essential if Living Labs are to contribute to the development of co-design practices by those in industries and in the healthcare and independent living sector who call on them.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

The Logic of Health Service Production A Practitioner's Guide to Key Issues and Guide Modeling by Paul Lillrank The Logic of Health Service Production A Practitioner's Guide to Key Issues and Guide Modeling

Most of the current literature on healthcare operations management is focused on importing principles and methods from manufacturing. The evidence of success is scattered and nowhere near what has been achieved in other industries. This book develops the idea that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Ewles & Simnett's Promoting Health A Practical Guide by Angela Scriven Ewles & Simnett's Promoting Health A Practical Guide

Retaining the features that characterized the phenomenal success of previous editions - namely, authority, accessibility and a user-friendly style - the latest edition of Ewles & Simnett's Promoting Health: A Practical Guide, continues to offer readers with a sound introduction...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Digital Health Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives by Deborah (University of Canberra, Australia) Lupton Digital Health Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives
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The rise of digital health technologies is, for some, a panacea to many of the medical and public health challenges we face today. This is the first book to articulate a critical response to the techno-utopian and entrepreneurial vision of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Digital Health Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives by Deborah (University of Canberra, Australia) Lupton Digital Health Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives
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The rise of digital health technologies is, for some, a panacea to many of the medical and public health challenges we face today. This is the first book to articulate a critical response to the techno-utopian and entrepreneurial vision of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Reforming China's Healthcare System by China Development Research Foundation Reforming China's Healthcare System

Although China's new healthcare reform, launched in 2009, has achieved remarkable results in improving China's medical and healthcare system, it is recognised that there is still room for further improvement. This is especially important as China's population ages, the prevalence...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

Burdens of War Creating the United States Veterans Health System by Jessica L. Adler Burdens of War Creating the United States Veterans Health System

Drawing readers into a critical debate about the level of responsibility America bears for wounded service members, Burdens of War is a unique and moving case study.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/08/2017

2018 ICD-10-PCS Professional Edition by Carol J. Buck 2018 ICD-10-PCS Professional Edition

Selecting and building procedure codes is faster and easier with Carol J. Buck's 2018 ICD-10-PCS: Professional Edition. Designed by coders for coders, this full-color manual includes all the ICD-10-PCS codes that you need for today's inpatient procedure coding. As coders...
Format: Spiral bound - Released: 15/08/2017

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Process Modeling and Management for Healthcare by Carlo Combi Process Modeling and Management for Healthcare

Process modeling and process management are traversal disciplines which have earned more and more relevance over the last two decades. Several research areas are involved within these disciplines, including database systems, database management, information systems, ERP, operations research, formal languages,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

MoneyBall Medicine Thriving in the New Data-Driven Healthcare Market by Harry Glorikian, Malorye Allison Branca MoneyBall Medicine Thriving in the New Data-Driven Healthcare Market
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How can a smartwatch help patients with diabetes manage their disease? Why can't patients find out prices for surgeries and other procedures before they happen? How can researchers speed up the decade-long process of drug development? How will Precision Medicine...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

Improving Patient Safety Tools and Strategies for Quality Improvement by Raghav, MD (University of Missouri, Columbia, USA) Govindarajan Improving Patient Safety Tools and Strategies for Quality Improvement
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Based on the IOM's estimate of 44,000 deaths annually, medical errors rank as the eighth leading cause of death in the U.S. Clearly medical errors are an epidemic that needs to be contained. Despite these numbers, patient safety and medical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2017

The Definitive Guide to Emergency Department Operational Improvement Employing Lean Principles with Current Ed Best Practices to Create the No Wait Department by Jody, MD, MBA Crane The Definitive Guide to Emergency Department Operational Improvement Employing Lean Principles with Current Ed Best Practices to Create the No Wait Department
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This revised and updated book explores the academics behind managing the complex service environment that is the ED by combining applied management science and practical experiences to create a model of how to improve operations. The book offers a presentation...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2017

Sustainable Healthcare Management Going Towards Green by B.K. Rai, A. Gunasekaran Sustainable Healthcare Management Going Towards Green
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Hospitals make significant contributions to their communities by providing a wide variety of services and reducing their environmental footprint. This book describes how to implement and manage sustainable practices in a healthcare system. It includes the planning and design of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Reforming China's Healthcare System by China Development Research Foundation Reforming China's Healthcare System

Although China's new healthcare reform, launched in 2009, has achieved remarkable results in improving China's medical and healthcare system, it is recognised that there is still room for further improvement. This is especially important as China's population ages, the prevalence...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Bellevue Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital by David Oshinsky Bellevue Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/10/2017

Sexual Health Protection, Culture and Community Contributions of Anthropology to Community Health Education Approaches by Idali M. Torres, Margaret R. Weeks Sexual Health Protection, Culture and Community Contributions of Anthropology to Community Health Education Approaches
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This represents the third time our journal, the International Quarterly of Community Health Education has run a special issue. This one, Sexual Health Protection, Culture, and Community: Contributions of Anthropology to Community Health Education , represents perhaps the most comprehensive...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Health and Medical Care in the U.S. A Critical Analysis by Vicente Navarro Health and Medical Care in the U.S. A Critical Analysis

A collection of papers that challenge the conventional analyses of the problems facing health, medicine and medical care in Western societies in general, and North America in particular.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Imperialism, Health and Medicine by Vicente Navarro Imperialism, Health and Medicine

Includes articles which offer an alternative view of the political and economic causes of substandard health care in the underdeveloped societies of the Third World.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Health Policy in Britain The Politics and Organization of the National Health Service by Christopher Ham Health Policy in Britain The Politics and Organization of the National Health Service

Covers Britain's National Health Service: its policy and structure.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Health Care Reform Policy Innovations at the State Level in the United States by Larry E. Carter Health Care Reform Policy Innovations at the State Level in the United States

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Global Health and Security Critical Feminist Perspectives by Colleen O'Manique Global Health and Security Critical Feminist Perspectives

The past decade has witnessed a significant increase in the construction of health as a security issue by national governments and multilateral organizations. This book provides the first critical, feminist analysis looking at the global flesh-and-blood impact of the securitization...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Health Care & Spirituality Listening, Assessing, Caring by Richard B. Gilbert Health Care & Spirituality Listening, Assessing, Caring

Few areas in life have experienced the rapid pace of change that has been the experience of health care. It's an area where nothing feels safe and everything is threatened with reexamination and redefinition. Accompanying this situation is a new...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Knowledge into Action A Guide to Research Utilization by George Peter Cernada Knowledge into Action A Guide to Research Utilization

Aims to describe why and how applied research carried out in a national public health program sometimes influenced program action in the field - and sometimes did not. This title presents and analyses a number of modified case studies to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

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Hoshin Kanri for Healthcare Toyota Style Long-Term Thinking and Strategy Deployment to Unlock Your Organization's True Potential by Gerard A. Berlanga, Brock C. Husby Hoshin Kanri for Healthcare Toyota Style Long-Term Thinking and Strategy Deployment to Unlock Your Organization's True Potential
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The best healthcare organizations have developed effective approaches to develop compelling strategic visions and strategies based on long-term thinking and continue to apply Lean principles across their organizations to create a culture of continuous improvement. Establishing effective strategies and Toyota...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Population Health Assessment, Meaningful Action, and Collaboration by Jay Bhatt, U. Bhattacharya Population Health Assessment, Meaningful Action, and Collaboration
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This book explores how practitioners can advance public health objectives in the three main areas of law, technology, and multisectoral collaboration. For example, there must be clear compliance with new Affordable Care Act and Patient Protection laws. All the while,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Rethinking Rural Health Ethics by Christy Simpson, Fiona McDonald Rethinking Rural Health Ethics
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This book challenges readers to rethink rural health ethics. Traditional approaches to health ethics are often urban-centric, making implicit assumptions about how values and norms apply in health care practice, and as such may fail to take into account the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

Propel to Quality Healthcare Six Steps to Improve Patient Care, Staff Engagement, and the Bottom Line by Thomas M (The Propel Institute LLC Annapolis MD) Muha Propel to Quality Healthcare Six Steps to Improve Patient Care, Staff Engagement, and the Bottom Line

A CRC title, part of the Taylor & Francis imprint, a member of the Taylor & Francis Group, the academic division of T&F Informa plc.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

The Project Manager's Guide to Health Information Technology Implementation by Susan M. Houston The Project Manager's Guide to Health Information Technology Implementation

A CRC title, part of the Taylor & Francis imprint, a member of the Taylor & Francis Group, the academic division of T&F Informa plc.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Health Reform Policy to Practice Oregon's Path to a Sustainable Health System: A Study in Innovation by Bruce W., M.D. (Clinical Innovation Consultant, Transformation Center, Oregon Health Authority, Adjunct Associate Pro Goldberg Health Reform Policy to Practice Oregon's Path to a Sustainable Health System: A Study in Innovation
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Health Reform Policy to Practice: Oregon as a Case Study for a Path to a Comprehensive and Sustainable Health Delivery Model offers a real world example of an innovative, successful and comprehensive program conducted by the U.S. State of Oregon....
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2017

Decentring Health Policy Learning from British Experiences in Healthcare Governance by Mark Bevir Decentring Health Policy Learning from British Experiences in Healthcare Governance

Taking a 'decentred' approach to the analysis of health policy means being attentive to the historical contingencies and circumstances within which reforms are located, the influence of dominant or elite narratives in the shaping of policy, the local traditions and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Taking Improvement from the Assembly Line to Healthcare The Application of Lean within the Healthcare Industry by Ronald G. Bercaw Taking Improvement from the Assembly Line to Healthcare The Application of Lean within the Healthcare Industry

According to a report by the Institute of Medicine, up to 98,000 deaths per year occur in U.S. hospitals as a result of adverse events. In other words, errors in hospitals cause more annual deaths than car accidents, breast cancer,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Practical Lean Leadership for Health Care Managers A Guide to Sustainable and Effective Application of Lean Principles by PhD Aij Practical Lean Leadership for Health Care Managers A Guide to Sustainable and Effective Application of Lean Principles

The application of Lean tools appears relatively simple, but the change in culture required to turn Lean into a lasting success requires strong leadership. Previously published books about Lean in health care illustrate success stories, lessons learned, and challenges for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Lean Daily Management for Healthcare A Strategic Guide to Implementing Lean for Hospital Leaders by Brad White Lean Daily Management for Healthcare A Strategic Guide to Implementing Lean for Hospital Leaders

You likely don?t need any more tools, programs, or workshops to improve your hospital. What you need is a simple and consistent approach to manage problem-solving. Filling this need, this book presents a Lean management system that can help break...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Leveraging Lean in Medical Laboratories Creating a Cost Effective, Standardized, High Quality, Patient-Focused Operation by Charles Protzman Leveraging Lean in Medical Laboratories Creating a Cost Effective, Standardized, High Quality, Patient-Focused Operation

This book is part of a series of titles that are a spin-off of the Shingo Prize-winning book Leveraging Lean in Healthcare: Transforming Your Enterprise into a High Quality Patient Care Delivery System. Each book in the series focuses on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Participatory Healthcare A Person-Centered Approach to Healthcare Transformation by Jan Oldenburg Participatory Healthcare A Person-Centered Approach to Healthcare Transformation

This book is written through the lens of patients, caregivers, healthcare representatives and families, highlighting new models of interaction between providers and patients and what people would like in their healthcae experience. It will envision a new kind of healthcare...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

The Guide to Achieving STEEEP (TM) Health Care Baylor Scott & White Health's Quality Improvement Journey by David J., MD, PhD, MSPH, FACP Ballard The Guide to Achieving STEEEP (TM) Health Care Baylor Scott & White Health's Quality Improvement Journey
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Achieving health care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient-centered (STEEEP) is not an endpoint, but a journey. This journey requires a commitment to quality improvement (QI) from the highest levels of leadership combined with the interdependent development...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Lean Hospitals Improving Quality, Patient Safety, and Employee Engagement, Third Edition by Mark Graban Lean Hospitals Improving Quality, Patient Safety, and Employee Engagement, Third Edition

Organizations around the world are using Lean to redesign care and improve processes in a way that achieves and sustains meaningful results for patients, staff, physicians, and health systems. Lean Hospitals, Third Edition explains how to use the Lean methodology...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

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