Value Based Health Care Linking Finance and Quality

ISBN-10: 0470281677

ISBN-13: 9780470281673

Edition: 2010

Authors: Yosef D. Dlugacz
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Description: This important resource offers a complete examination of value-based health care management which links quality and financial success. The text is written by an international leader and author in health care quality. The book is filled with illustrative examples of tangible products of value, based on the author's more than 20 years experience with quality in multiple health care settings. Written for health care administrators and other professionals, the book provides the information, tools, and techniques that link quality to finance.

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Book details

List price: $102.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/2/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Figures and Tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
The Author
Introduction
Basic Principles of Quality Management
Drivers of Change
Learning Objectives
External Drivers
Internal Drivers
Summary
Key Terms
Things to Think About
Improving Patient Safety
Learning Objectives
Understanding Quality Measures
Working with Quality Information
Measuring Value
Asking Questions Via Data
Presenting Results
Effective Communication Improves Patient Safety
Summary
Key Terms
Things to Think About
Focus on the Patient
Learning Objectives
Effective Communication and Patient-Focused Care
Handoff Information Transfer
SBAR
Barriers to Effective Communication
Strategies to Reduce Barriers
Care and Communication Guidelines
Patient Education
Near-Miss Reporting
Chronic Disease Management
Task Forces
Patient Rights and Responsibilities
Compassionate Caring
Summary
Key Terms
Things to Think About
Understanding Processes, Outcomes, and Costs
Learning Objectives
Some Events Should Never Occur
Leaders' Role in Good Outcomes
Physicians' Role in Good Outcomes
Financial Value of Good Outcomes
Changing the Traditional Culture
Summary
Key Terms
Things to Think About
Getting Down to Business
The Value of Prevention
Learning Objectives
The Promotion of Prevention
The Problems with Prevention
The Patient's Role
Prevention Measures
Regulatory Groups' Role in Prevention
Data's Role in Promoting Prevention
Management of Chronic Conditions
Prevention in Ambulatory Care
Proactive Prevention in the Hospital
National Patient Safety Goals
Technology and Prevention
Summary
Key Terms
Things to Think About
The Cost of Sentinel Events
Learning Objectives
Changing the Incident Analysis Framework
The Value of Root Cause Analysis
Monitoring Behavioral Health
Eliminating Never Events
Improving Error Reports
Quality Management's Role in Controlling Adverse Events
The Traditional Hierarchy Leads to Errors
The Economics of Malpractice
Summary
Key Terms
Things to Think About
Managing Expenses in a High-Risk Environment
Learning Objectives
Improving Cost in the ICU
Match the Resources to the Patient
End-of-Life Care
Sustaining Change
Improving Operating Room Efficiency
Improving Oversight
Managing Throughput
Summary
Key Terms
Things to Think About
Improving Communication and Establishing Trust
Learning Objectives
Developing Trust
The Role of Quality Management in Increasing Trust
Transparency, Tracers, and Trust
Establishing a Common Language
Sustaining Change
Monitoring Care
Assessing Competency
The Role of Regulatory Requirements in Ensuring Competency
Medical Staff Credentialing
Objectifying Competency
Staffing Effectiveness
Promoting Competency
Summary
Key Terms
Things to Think About
Promoting a Safe Environment of Care
Learning Objectives
Communication Across Disciplines
Working Together to Identify and Solve Problems
Improving Processes
Monitoring Safety
Ensuring Accountability
Maintaining a Safe Environment
Establishing Oversight
Communicating About Safety
Assessing and Improving the Environment
Summary
Key Terms
Things to Think About
Conclusion
References
Useful Web Sites
Index
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