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The Challenge of change : reforming health care on the front line in the United States and the United Kingdom

Author: Rebecca Kolins Givan
Publisher: Ithaca, NY : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2016. ©2016
Series: Culture and politics of health care work.
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There is constant pressure on hospitals to improve health care delivery and increase cost effectiveness. New initiatives are the order of the day in the dramatically different health care systems of the United States and Great Britain. In this book, Rebecca Kolins Givan analyses the successes and failures of efforts to improve hospitals and explains what factors make it likely that the implementation of reforms will  Read more...
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Givan, Rebecca Kolins, 1975-
Challenge of change.
Ithaca, NY : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2016003674
(OCoLC)936205611
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Kolins Givan
ISBN: 1501706020 9781501706028
OCLC Number: 1029485509
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Health care systems in the United States and the United Kingdom: a lifetime of change --
Turbulence in the two systems --
Measuring and rewarding performance: imposing change from above in the United Kingdom --
Regulating the frontline from above: the joint commission and hospital regulation in the United States --
Pushing back from the frontline: staff responses to privatization in the National Health Service --
Building a safety culture from the frontline in the United States --
From the health care workplace to the health care system: learning from the United States and United Kingdom.
Series Title: Culture and politics of health care work.
Responsibility: Rebecca Kolins Givan.

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"In The Challenge to Change, Rebecca Kolins Givan makes the case that frontline health care workers should be part of any effort to reform the health care workplace. The book, and in particular the Read more...

 
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