Quantitative Methods in Health Care Management Techniques and Applications

ISBN-10: 0470434627
ISBN-13: 9780470434628
Edition: 2nd 2009
Authors: Yasar A. Ozcan, Ozcan
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 5/22/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.958
Language: English

This second edition of the text offers an l introduction to quantitative methods and techniques for the student or new professional administrator, as well as a reference manual for health care professionals. The revised version greatly expands on the original with a conversion to all Excel-based examples and techniques. The book also includes a comprehensive set of practical methods spanning tactical, operational, and strategic decision-making and analysis for health care managers and administrators. Excel-based macros, templates, and resources will be available online for download.

Tables, Figures, & Exhibits
Foreword
Acknowledgments
The Author
Introduction
Introduction to Quantitative Decision-Making Methods in Health Care Management
Historical Background and the Development of Decision Techniques
The Health Care Manager and Decision Making
Information Technology (IT) and Health Care Management
The Scope of Health Care Services, and Recent Trends
Health Care Services Management
Distinctive Characteristics of Health Care Services
Summary
Key Terms
Forecasting
Steps in the Forecasting Process
Forecasting Approaches
Summary
Key Terms
Exercises
Decision Making in Health Care Facilities
The Decision Process
The Decision Tree Approach
Decision Analysis with Nonmonetary Values and Multiple Attributes
Summary
Key Terms
Exercises
Facility Location
Location Methods
Summary
Key Terms
Exercises
Facility Layout
Product Layout
Process Layout
Summary
Key Terms
Exercises
Reengineering
Work Design in Health Care Organizations
Summary
Key Terms
Exercises
Staffing
Workload Management Overview
Summary
Key Terms
Exercises
Scheduling
Staff Scheduling
Summary
Key Terms
Exercises
Productivity
Trends in Health Care Productivity: Consequences of PPS
Summary
Key Terms
Exercises
Resources Allocation
Linear Programming
Summary
Key Terms
Exercises
Supply Chain and Inventory Management
Health Care Supply Chain
Summary
Key Terms
Exercises
Quality Control
Quality in Health Care
Quality Measurement and Control Techniques
Summary
Key Terms
Exercises
Project Management
The Characteristics of Projects
Summary
Key Terms
Exercises
Queuing Models and Capacity Planning
Capacity Analysis and Costs
Summary
Key Terms
Exercises
Simulation
Simulation Process
Performance Measures and Managerial Decisions
Summary
Key Terms
Exercises
Appendixes
Standard Normal Distribution P(0 < z < x)
Standard Normal Distribution P(-3.5 < z < 3.5)
Cumulative Poisson Probabilities
t Distribution
References
Index

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