Advanced Operations Management Solutions for Improving All Facets of Hospital Performance: Operational, Clinical, Financial, and Organizational Provides a concise summary of basic management principles, framed in hospital terms Describes a practical approach to leveraging management principles to improve hospital practices Provides a structured framework for addressing the most pressing challenges facing hospitals now and in the future By one estimate, the United States wastes $480 billion annually on healthcare expenditures that don't improve care. Worse, because of faulty systems (not personnel), up to 98,000 people die annually due to preventable medical errors and that doesn't even count non-terminal events such as hospital-acquired infections. InHospital Operations, two leading Operations Management experts and five practicing clinicians demonstrate how to apply new OM advances and metrics to substantially improve any hospital's performance. Replete with examples,Hospital Operationsshows how to generate principles-driven breakthrough ideas to systematically improve emergency departments, operating rooms, nursing units, and diagnostic units.
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November 05, 2012
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