New Leadership for Today's Health Care Professionals (Book with Access Code)

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback w/ Access Code
  • Copyright: 2013-03-29
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
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With Obama#146;s Healthcare Reform Plan taking form, healthcare professionals realize that the U.S. delivery system will be changing. Old leadership models can no longer be effective. There is an expectation that a more adaptable, proactive, innovative professional is needed to lead the nation#146;s healthcare workforce. This book offers a comprehensive view of the leadership competencies necessary to be successful in today#146;s healthcare industry. Each chapter is written by a leader in the healthcare industry under the guidance of the editors who have many years#146; experience in academia.Written with the undergraduate health professional student in mind, the book covers essential leadership concepts and offers many pedagogical features to engage the student in learning. Cases related to each chapter topic are woven into the text to help the student comprehend the practical side of the principles examined.

Table of Contents

A HeadDedication
A HeadAbout the Editors
A HeadContributors
Chapter1 A Call for New Leadership in Healthcare
Chapter2 Developing Healthcare Leaders
Chapter3 The Culturally Competent Leader
Chapter4 Creating a Culture of Professionalism
Chapter5 Human Resource Considerations at the Top
Chapter6 Strategic Thinking Leaders
Chapter7 Building a Successful Leadership Team
Chapter8 Leading Quality Initiatives
Chapter9 Collaborative Leadership
Chapter10 Transformational Leadership
Chapter11 Patient and Family Centered Leadership
Chapter12 Financial Considerations for Healthcare Leaders
Chapter13 The Physician Leader
Chapter14 Governance in a New Era
Chapter15 Leadership and Community Outreach
Chapter16 Emerging Trends in Healthcare: Implications for Leadership
A HeadGlossary

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