Long-Term Care: Managing Across the Continuum

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 2004-02-01
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett
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New Edition Available Summer 2009! Even by health care industry standards, The field of long-term care is rapidly undergoing dramatic changes. There are constant changes in regulations and reimbursement methodology. Institutional and community-based providers are being redefined, new levels of care are being created, and public-policy makers are working to add much-needed alternative modes of delivery to traditional long-term care. As a result, successful long-term care administrators must be able to meet the challenges these changes present and lead their organizations under mounting pressure. Now in its second edition, Long-Term Care: Managing Across the Continuum has been thoroughly revised and updated to provide you with a solid foundation on which to build your management expertise. it provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of long-term care, Of the changes that are taking place, and of the skills managers need to survive and prosper in this increasingly competitive field now and in the future. Visit the Companion Website for the comprehensive resource package including: For Instructors: For Students: bull; Discussion Exercises bull; Discussion Exercises bull; Lecture Outlines bull; Flashcards bull; PowerPoints bull; Interactive Glossary bull; Test Bank bull; Web Links

Author Biography

John R. Pratt, MHA, FACHE: Professor of Long-Term Care Administration, Director, Long-Term Care Management Institute, Saint Joseph's College of Maine

Table of Contents

Foreword vii
Preface ix
Part I. Introduction: The Changing Long-Term Care Scene 1(66)
Chapter 1 Long Term Care Today: Turbulent Times
Chapter 2 Toward an Ideal System
Part II. Long-Term Care Service Providers 67(142)
Chapter 3 Nursing Facilities
Chapter 4 Assisted Living
Chapter 5 Subacute Care
Chapter 6 Adult Day Care
Chapter 7 Home Health Care
Chapter 8 Hospice Care
Part III. Interaction Within the Continuum 209(142)
Chapter 9 Competition, Cooperation, and Integration
Chapter 10 External Control of Long-Term Care
Chapter 11 Long-Term Care Reimbursement
Chapter 12 Long Term Care Quality
Chapter 13 Ethical Issues in Long-Term Care
Part IV. Managing in the Long-Term Care System 351(64)
Chapter 14 Governance and Administration
Chapter 15 Technology in Long-Term Care
Chapter 16 Marketing and Community Relations
Part V. The Future: Continuing Change 415(34)
Chapter 17 Into the Future: Trends to Watch
Chapter 18 Managing for the Future
Appendix A Criteria for Designing or Evaluating a Long-Term Care System 449(6)
Appendix B American College of Health Care Administrators Code of Ethics 455(4)
Index 459

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