9780763733896

Healthcare Outcomes Management: Strategies for Planning and Evaluation

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    9780763733896

  • ISBN10:

    076373389X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-03-01
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett

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Summary

This title explores the critical assessment of healthcare outcomes management and planning using the biopsychosocial approach of healthcare delivery as the framework for discussion.

Author Biography

Dale J. Block, MD, CPE, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Management Systems, Duquesne University, Rangos School of Health Science, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Medical Director/Family physician, Greentree Medical Associates, Allegheny Medical Pracitce Network, West Penn Allegheny Health System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Introduction to Healthcare Outcomes Management and Planning
1(8)
History of Quality Management---A Starting Point
1(3)
Basic Principles of Quality Management
4(5)
Quality Improvement in Health Care---Donabedian's Principles of Quality Improvement
9(18)
Introduction to Donabedian's Principles of Quality Improvement
9(1)
The Meaning of Quality Assurance
10(1)
Targets of Quality Assurance
10(1)
Components of Quality Assurance
11(1)
The Quality Monitoring Cycle
12(1)
Foundations of Quality Assurance
13(1)
Components of Quality in Health Care
14(5)
Monitoring and Improving Clinical Performance
19(1)
Structure, Process, and Outcome
20(2)
Understanding Healthcare Outcomes Management and Planning Using Donabedian's Model
22(2)
Donabedian's Guidelines for Using Healthcare Outcome Management and Planning as an Indicator of Quality Healthcare Delivery
24(1)
Donabedian's Classifications of Outcomes
24(3)
Healthcare Delivery in the 21st Century---A Report from the Institute of Medicine
27(16)
Introduction to the Report
27(2)
The Need for Change
29(2)
Establishing Aims for the 21st Century Healthcare Delivery System
31(1)
Formulating New Rules to Redesign and Improve Care
32(2)
Improving Outcomes of Common Conditions
34(2)
Organizational Supports for Change
36(1)
Establishing a New Environment for Healthcare Delivery
37(1)
Applying Evidence to Healthcare Delivery
38(1)
Using Information Technology
38(2)
Aligning Payment Policies with Quality Improvement
40(1)
Preparing the Workforce
41(1)
Summary
42(1)
Systems Approach to Healthcare Outcomes Management and Planning
43(8)
Introduction to Systems in Health Care
43(4)
The Scientific Paradigm
47(1)
The Healthcare ``System''
48(3)
The Biomedical Point of View
51(10)
Introduction to Biomedicine
51(1)
Cartesianism
52(1)
Empiricism
53(2)
Western Biomedical Doctrine
55(6)
The Biopsychosocial Point of View
61(16)
The Biopsychosocial Approach to Clinical Medicine
61(8)
Clinical Practice and the Biopsychosocial Approach
69(1)
Eliciting the Patient's Story and Life Circumstances
70(2)
Integrating Biological, Psychological, Social, and Environmental Domains
72(1)
Centrality of Relationships in Providing Healthcare Services
73(1)
Understanding the Clinician
74(1)
Focus the Approach for Clinical Practice
75(1)
Providing Multidimensional Treatment
75(1)
The Future of Clinical Biopsychosocial Practice
76(1)
Applied Healthcare Outcomes Management---A Primer on Epidemiology
77(12)
Introduction to Epidemiology
77(1)
Areas of Concentration
78(1)
Natural History of Disease
79(1)
Epidemiologic Methodology
80(3)
Basic Epidemiologic Measurement
83(1)
Epidemiological Observations
84(2)
Clinical Epidemiology
86(3)
Healthcare Evaluation Design
89(28)
Introduction to Healthcare Evaluation Design
89(2)
Purpose of Evaluating Healthcare Delivery
91(2)
Four Dimensions of Healthcare Evaluation
93(1)
Healthcare Evaluation Design and Development
94(3)
Positivism vs. Relativism
97(1)
Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methodology
98(1)
Experimental Healthcare Evaluations
99(3)
The Randomized Control Trial---The Gold Standard of Experimental Evaluations in Health Care
102(7)
Observational Healthcare Evaluations
109(8)
Measuring Patient Satisfaction
117(18)
Introduction to Measuring Patient Satisfaction
117(1)
The Assessment of Patient Satisfaction
118(2)
Measuring Humanity
120(1)
Humanity and Patient Satisfaction
121(3)
Quantitative Methods for Measuring Patient Satisfaction
124(1)
The Eleven Stages of Quantitative Survey Design
124(5)
Qualitative Methods for Measuring Patient Satisfaction
129(6)
Measuring Cost-Effectiveness
135(22)
Introduction to Healthcare Economics
135(4)
Evidence-based Medicine
139(2)
Value-based Medicine
141(1)
The Management of Value
142(1)
Cost-Utility Analysis
143(1)
The Benefits of Value-based Medicine
144(2)
Barriers to Entry for Value-based Medicine
146(2)
Healthcare Economics and Its Contribution to Outcomes Management and Planning
148(2)
Economic Healthcare Analysis
150(6)
The Future of Value-based Medicine
156(1)
Measuring Equity
157(16)
Introduction to Medical Ethics
157(5)
Ethics and Justice
162(11)
Population-based Medicine in Healthcare Outcomes Management and Planning
173(46)
The Point of Care
173(5)
Population Health Perspective
178(2)
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
180(4)
Health Risk Assessment
184(7)
Demand Management
191(5)
Disease Management
196(6)
Disability Management
202(8)
Endocrine
210(9)
Environmental Health and Outcomes Management and Planning
219(22)
Ecosystems and Population Health
219(7)
Environmental Health Management
226(1)
Systems Model for Environmental Change
227(2)
Hazard vs. Risk
229(2)
Environmental Health Risk Assessment
231(5)
Risk Management
236(5)
References 241(10)
Index 251

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