The Physician Manager's Handbook

The Physician Manager's Handbook

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Physicians are increasingly taking on new roles as executives and managers in today's health care delivery system. As such, management skills should be an essential part of every physician's repertoire. Physicians who don't possess business skills are less able to provide their patients with the highest levels of clinical care. The Physician Manager's Handbook: Essential Business Skills for Succeeding in Health Care, Second Edition provides MBA-level business skills in core business areas, all illustrated with cases and examples to demonstrate how to implement the methods discussed in the text. Complete with sophisticated and practical approaches to health system management and leadership problems encountered by physicians, this text is an ideal resource every physician manager needs to succeed on the business level. Provides MBA-level business skills in management, marketing, finance, evaluating and leading employees, negotiation, and quality improvement.Dr. Framingham has a contract with a cleaning service to provide snow removal. Dr. Framingham learns that ... For example, if the contract stated that snow would be removed before the office opened in the morning, then the cleaning serviceanbsp;...

Title:The Physician Manager's Handbook
Author:Robert J. Solomon
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2008


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