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Author Ginter, Peter M., author.

Title Strategic management of health care organizations / Peter M. Ginter, University of Alabama at Birmingham, W. Jack Duncan, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Linda E. Swayne, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Publication Info. Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2018]


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Edition Eighth edition.
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Summary "A comprehensive guide to effective strategic management of health care organizations. Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations provides essential guidance for leading health care organizations through strategic management. This structured approach to strategic management examines the processes of strategic thinking, consensus building and documentation of that thinking into a strategic plan, and creating and maintaining strategic momentum all essential for coping with the rapidly evolving health care industry. Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations fully explains how strategic managers must become strategic thinkers with the ability to evaluate a changing industry, analyze data, question assumptions, and develop new ideas. The book guides readers through the strategic planning process demonstrating how to incorporate strategic thinking and create and document a clear and coherent plan of action. In addition, the all-important processes of creating and maintaining the strategic momentum of the organization are fully described. Finally, the text demonstrates how strategic managers in carrying out the strategic plan, must evaluate its success, learn more about what works, and incorporate new strategic thinking into operations and subsequent planning. This strategic management approach has become the de facto standard for health care management as leadership and strategic management are more critical than ever in coping with an industry in flux. This book provides heath care management students as well as health care administrators with foundational guidance on strategic management concepts and practices, tailored to the unique needs of the health care industry. Included are a clear discussion of health services external analysis, organizational internal analysis, the development of directional strategies, strategy alternative identification and evaluation, and the development and management of implementation strategies providing an informative and insightful resource for anyone in the field. This new eighth edition has been fully updated to reflect new insights into strategic thinking, new methods to conceptualize and document critical environmental issues, practical steps for carrying out each of the strategic management processes, industry and management essentials for strategic thinkers, and new case studies for applying the strategic management processes. More specifically, readers of this edition will be able to: Create a process for developing a strategic plan for a health care organization. Map and analyze external issues, trends, and events in the general environment, the health care system, and the service area. Conduct a comprehensive service area competitor analysis. Perform an internal analysis and determine the competitive advantages and competitive disadvantages. Develop directional strategies. Identify strategic alternatives and make rational strategic decisions for a health care organization. Develop a comprehensive strategy for a health care organization. Create effective value-adding service delivery and support strategies. Translate service delivery and support plans into specific action plans. The health care industrys revolutionary change remains ongoing and organizational success depends on leadership. Strategic management has become the single clearest manifestation of effective leadership of health care organizations and the strategic management framework strengths are needed now more than ever. The Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations provides comprehensive guidance and up-to-date practices to help leaders keep their organizations on track"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Intro; Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations; Contents; Cases; Preface; Features of the Text; Retained Features; New Features; Organization of the Text; To the Students: Why This Book About Strategic Management Is Important; The Author Team; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 The Nature of Strategic Management; Why the Nature of Strategic Management Is Important; Strategic Management Competency; Managing in a Dynamic Industry; The Nature of Health Care Change; Coping with Change; The Foundations of Strategic Management; Long-Range Planning to Strategic Planning.
Strategic Planning to Strategic ManagementStrategic Management in the Health Care System; Strategic Management Versus Health Policy; The Dimensions of Strategic Management; Combining the Analytical and Emergent Views; Strategic Thinking; Strategic Planning; Strategic Momentum; The Benefits of Strategic Management; What Strategic Management Is Not; A Systems Perspective; The Level and Orientation of the Strategy; The Importance of Leadership; Leadership Roles throughout the Organization; Chapter Summary; Practical Lessons for Health Care Strategic Thinkers; Questions for Class Discussion.
NotesChapter 2 External Analysis; Why External Analysis Is Important; Strategic Management Competency; The External Nature of Strategic Management; The Goals of External Analysis; The Limitations of External Analysis; The Process of External Analysis; Step 1: Organize the External Analysis Process; Step 2: Scan the General Environment, Health Care System, and Service Area; Step 3: Monitor and Confirm External Issues; Step 4: Forecast External Issues; Step 5: Assess External Issues; Select the Strategic Thinking Framework; Step 6: Complete an Issue Map.
Strategic Momentum: Validating the Strategic AssumptionsChapter Summary; Practical Lessons for Health Care Strategic Thinkers; Questions for Class Discussion; Notes; Chapter 3 Service Area Competitor Analysis; Why Service Area Competitor Analysis Is Important; Strategic Management Competency; Further Focus within External Analysis; A Process for Service Area Competitor Analysis; An Application of Service Area Competitor Analysis; Step 1: Review of External Analysis; Step 1: Review of External Analysis #x80;#x93; Plastic Surgery in Charlotte, NC; Step 2: Conduct Service Area Structural Analysis.
Step 2: Service Area Structural Analysis #x80;#x93; Plastic SurgeryStep 3: Conduct Competitor Analysis; Step 3: Conduct Competitor Analysis #x80;#x93; Plastic Surgery; Step 4: Analyze Critical Success Factors; Step 4: Analyze Critical Success Factors #x80;#x93; Plastic Surgery; Step 5: Map Strategic Groups; Step 5: Map Strategic Groups #x80;#x93; Plastic Surgery; Step 6: Assess Likely Competitor Actions or Responses; Step 6: Assess Likely Competitor Actions or Responses #x80;#x93; Plastic Surgery; Step 7: Synthesizing the Analyses; Step 7: Synthesizing the Analyses #x80;#x93; Plastic Surgery.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 15, 2018).
Subject Health facilities -- Administration.
Strategic planning.
Mission statements.
MEDICAL -- Nursing -- Management & Leadership.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Health Care Issues.
Health facilities -- Administration. (OCoLC)fst00952952
Mission statements. (OCoLC)fst01023719
Strategic planning. (OCoLC)fst01134371
Health Facilities Administration.
Strategic Planning.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Duncan, W. Jack (Walter Jack), author.
Swayne, Linda E., author.
Other Form: Print version: Ginter, Peter M. Strategic management of health care organizations. Eighth edition. Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, [2018] 9781119349709 (DLC) 2017051205
ISBN 9781119349693 (electronic book)
1119349699 (electronic book)
9781119349716 (electronic book)
1119349710 (electronic book)
9781119349709 (hardcover)
1119349702 (hardcover)
Standard No. UKMGB 018691758

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