The Well-managed Healthcare Organization

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2015-07-01
  • Publisher: AUPHA/HAP Book
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Suite of Online Learning Resources: Increase student engagement and enhance your teaching with resources that integrate easily into many institutions’ learning management system. Student study and practice materials include “auto-feedback” multiple-choice questions and questions for discussion that reflect realistic situations that managers are likely to encounter in healthcare organizations. Instructor materials include analyses of the multiple-choice questions, key talking points for the questions for discussion, gradable review questions with accompanying rubrics, and PowerPoint slides of the book’s exhibits.


The Well-Managed Healthcare Organization is the most comprehensive text on healthcare management. Drawing on the experiences of high-performing and Baldrige Award-winning organizations, it details how to manage a healthcare organization using evidence, best practices, benchmarks, and a culture of continuous improvement. This popular resource has prepared thousands of healthcare management, nursing, medical, allied health, and health information management students to effectively lead in healthcare organizations (HCOs).

This edition describes how HCOs are responding to the Affordable Care Act by increasing their role in population health management and expanding their focus from acute to comprehensive care. In particular, this edition discusses:

Creating accountable care organizations and patient-centered medical homes Shifting from a volume to a value focus Creating a culture of high reliability to improve outcome measures Designing the electronic health record to meet meaningful use standards and incorporate big data Building cooperative teams through workforce planning and inclusion

Author Biography

Kenneth R. White, PhD, AGACNP, ACHPN, FACHE, FAAN, is the University of Virginia Medical Center-endowed professor of nursing and associate dean for strategic partnerships and innovation in the School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va. He holds additional faculty appointments in the McIntire School of Commerce, the Darden School of Business and the UVA School of Medicine. Dr. White has more than 40 years’ experience in healthcare organizations working in clinical, administrative, governance and consulting capacities. He is also a board-certified acute care nurse practitioner with specialty board certification in palliative care. Dr. White is ACHE’s 2018 Gold Medal Award winner.

Dr. White serves as faculty for the following ACHE seminars: Healthcare Knowledge, Board of Governors Exam Review Course Management and Leadership, Board of Governors Exam Review Course Business Leadership, Board of Governors Exam Review Course Dr. White has also authored the following Health Administration Press publications: Boost Your Nursing Leadership Career: 50 Lessons that Drive Success The Well-Managed Healthcare Organization, Ninth Edition Reaching Excellence in Healthcare Management  Take Charge of Your Healthcare Management Career: 50 Lessons That Drive Success

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