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Ambulatory Care Management and Practice - Albert E. Barnett

Ambulatory Care Management and Practice

By: Albert E. Barnett (Editor), Gloria G. Mayer (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st December 2007
ISBN: 9780834203136
Number Of Pages: 526

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The all-in-one guide to a successful ambulatory care business! This co mprehensive handbook presents effective methods of providing health ca re within the ambulatory care setting, including: information on how t o structure and organize a medical group, the role of the medical dire ctor; professional and technical nursing; the collaboration of physici ans and nurses; staffing and scheduling methodologies; quality assuran ce; utilization review; risk management; information systems; and much more.

Organization and Leadership
The Medical Organization
Strategic Planning
The Role of the Medical Group Administrator
The Role of the Medical Director
Physician Recruitment
Physician Compensation
Merging Fee-for-Service and Prepaid Medicine
Motivation and Morale in Health Care Organizations
Legal and Financial Issues
Contracting with an HMO
Direct Contracting for Patients
Organization of Outpatient Practice Associations
Risk Management
Measuring Productivity
Meaningful Information for Decision Making
Creating a Successful Relationship with a Bank
Clinical Issues
Health Education
Staff Education
Ambulatory Care Utilization Review
Clinical Guidelines for Ambulatory Care
Health Information Management: The Medical Record
Managing Quality Health Care
Risk Management of Prescription Drugs
Home Care Services
The Telephone Challenge: From Costly Nuisance to Profitable Tool (Infection Control (Patient Classification in Ambulatory Care
Support Services
Case Management
Ancillary Services
Marketing Techniques
Marketing in the Managed Care Setting: Patient Survey
Techniques and Other Factors in Assessing Patient Satisfaction
Human Resources
Effective Ambulatory Patient Scheduling
Emerging Technology for Ambulatory Care Information Systems
Selecting an Ambulatory Care Information System
Facilities Design
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ISBN: 9780834203136
ISBN-10: 0834203138
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 526
Published: 1st December 2007
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Inc.,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.89