Routledge Health Management is a comprehensive and well-balanced series of textbooks on core management topics, specifically oriented towards the health care field. In almost all Western countries health care is in a state of radical reorientation. This series aims to answer the important contemporary questions such as:
Written by experts in the field each book focuses on a different aspect of healthcare management, including information systems, patient flow systems, human resource management, change management and healthcare evaluation.
Managing for Health
Performance Management in Healthcare: Improving Patient Outcomes, An Integrated Approach
David J. Hunter
February 27, 2007
Expertly mixing theory with practice, this text makes a unique and important contribution to the area of health management. Through examples and case studies drawn from across Europe, Managing for Health explores the management challenge in public health policy and offers pointers to equip...
Jan Walburg, Helen Bevan, John Wilderspin, Karin Lemmens
December 22, 2005
This important new text demonstrates a step-by-step approach to understanding and improving performance management in healthcare organizations. It discusses the relevance of performance management to disease management and the professional development of the discipline, debates topical issues...
September 29, 2005
This unique text is the first to explore leadership in the context of healthcare systems across Europe. It investigates leadership and management learning against the backdrop of increasing European parliamentary influence, the expansion of EU membership, and the increasing number of patients,...
Jan Vissers, Roger Beech
August 25, 2005
Health operations management is defined as ‘the analysis, design, planning, and control of all of the steps necessary to provide a service for a client’. In other words, it is concerned with identifying the needs of clients, usually patients, and designing and delivering services to meet their...
November 27, 2003
In almost all Western countries, concerted efforts are made to stimulate the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in health care. Yet the number of success stories are few and the frustrations many. In this key textbook, readers are introduced to the challenges, the lessons learned...