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Humanizing Healthcare Reforms:

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ISBN-10: 1849053189

ISBN-13: 9781849053181

Edition: 2012

Authors: Gerald A. Arbuckle, Maria Ho

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Description:

This book looks at the current turmoil facing contemporary healthcare systems worldwide, which has resulted from relentless reorganization being imposed upon them, and argues for a return to a values-based approach to healthcare. Writing from the unique and fresh perspective of social anthropology, the author takes a highly logical approach to practice and emphasizes the importance of values such as compassion, solidarity and social justice. He stipulates that without being able to clearly identify the values and goals that unite its members, healthcare organizations are unlikely to be able to meet the demands of the constant and varied pressures they face, and explains how individuals at…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Pub
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Power and Complexity of Culture: Healthcare Insights
Healthcare Models in Conflict: What about the Patient?
Tribalism between Clinicians and Managers: Risk to Patients
Bullying in Healthcare Institutions: An Anthropological Perspective
Leading Cultural Change in Healthcare
Leading Mergers in Healthcare: Cultural Processes
Faith-Based Healthcare: Case Study
Discussion Questions
Further Reading
References
Index