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Great health care : making it happen

Author: J Timothy Harrington; Eric D Newman
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2012.
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Great Health Care presents successful practice management strategies to deliver dependable, quality health care, at the lowest possible cost. The text focuses on the treatment of chronic diseases  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Great health care.
New York ; London : Springer, 2012
(OCoLC)751753381
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Timothy Harrington; Eric D Newman
ISBN: 9781461411987 146141198X 1283444755 9781283444750
OCLC Number: 770040246
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 258 pages) : illustrations, portraits (some color)
Contents: pt. I. Caring for chronic diseases : how we got into this mess, and why we need to get out of it --
Why chronic diseases? / J. Timothy Harrington --
How has the US health system evolved? / J. Timothy Harrington --
Why has the US health system become what it is? / J. Timothy Harrington --
Making chronic disease care great / J. Timothy Harrington --
pt. II. How to effect change in health care : if it doesn't fit, use a larger hammer --
Building systems of care / Eric D. Newman --
Problem solving / Eric D. Newman --
Testing and implementing solutions / Eric D. Newman --
pt. III. Managing chronic disease : you can't do things differently until you see things differently --
Managing complex processes : making order out of chaos / J. Timothy Harrington --
Managing medical information (tools, rules and what's cool) / Eric D. Newman --
Measuring processes and outcomes of care / J. Timothy Harrington --
Teaming : everyone has a role to play / Eric D. Newman --
Hpw providers should be paid / Eric D. Newman --
pt. IV. Success stories told by champions : boldly going where few have gone before --
Diabetes : everyone's number one priority / Richard S. Beaser, Kenneth Snow, Jo-Anne M Rizzotto, Julie Brown, and Martin J. Abrahamson --
Osteoporosis : breaking bones is not inevitable / Richard M. Dell --
Rheumatoid arthritis : diagnose early and treat to target / John J. Cush --
Heart failure : reducing readmissions / Kathi Farrell and Kathleen Sullivan --
Chronic kidney disease : changing the mean by changing the mien / Jerry Yee, Mark D. Faber, and Sandeep S. Soman --
Asthma : identifying and treating high-risk patients / Michael B. Foggs --
Cardiovascular disease : reducing risk factors / Richard D. Lueker and Beth A. McCormick --
Obesity : the elephant in the room / Karen Cooper, Philip Schauer, Stacy Brethauer, and Sangeeta Kashyap --
Palliative care and hospice : advancing the science of comfort, affirming the art of caring / Martha L. Twaddle --
Part V. Controversies in redesigning chronic disease care --
Myths and miscreants / Eric D. Newman --
Improving care vs. transforming care / Eric D. Newman --
Translational research or industrial process improvement : a false choice / J. Timothy Harrington --
The patient-centered medical home or system-based care : another false choice / J. Timothy Harrington --
Preparing physicians with optimal processes and process improvement skills / J. Timothy Harrington --
Epilogue : join with U[s].
Responsibility: J. Timothy Harrington, Eric D. Newman, editors.
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