1. Financial Management of Health Care Organizations: An Introduction to Fundamental Tools, Concepts, and Applications, by William Zelman, Michael J. McCue, Alan R. Millikan, Noah D. Glick, Hardcover, Blackwell Publishers
This text offers an introduction to the tools and techniques of healthcare financial management, including accounting and financial statements, managing cash, billings, and collections. This edition features key terms and quotations, marginal definitions, updated perspectives, and additional questions and problems. Highly recommend it to anyone looking interested in financial management of health care organizations.
2. Health Care Management : Organization Design & Behavior, by Stephen M. Shortell, Arnold D. Kaluzny, Hardcover, Thomson Delmar Learning
Applying state-of-the-art application of management and organizational thinking and research to health care organizations, this book targets those in health professions and health services management. This invaluable resource is grounded in contemporary research and thinking, and offers broad coverage from hospitals to biotech companies. Updated material has been added throughout to reflect the latest changes in healthcare management. This new edition includes nationally prominent authors and co-authors.
3. Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations, by Roberta Carroll, Hardcover, Jossey-Bass
This fourth edition of the book, which has become a standard in the field, covers the enterprise-wide continuum of care and associated risk and has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the current changes in the health care environment. Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations offers current information, regulatory and legal updates, and assessment tools that will prove invaluable to both new and seasoned risk managers. The Handbook takes a practical, user-friendly approach and contains information on the myriad new and emerging risks in the industry. The book includes important new insights on timely topics such as patient safety, error reduction, risk financing, and bioterrorism preparedness and response. ERM supports a comprehensive and integrated risk management program strategy to help ensure the efficient delivery of the safe and trusted health care that patients expect.
4. Management Accounting in Health Care Organizations, by David W. Young, Hardcover, Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Offers an introduction to the subject of management accounting and provides a user-oriented approach to the concepts and techniques students need in order to understand management accounting in a health care context. This volume includes the information needed to master the basics of full-cost accounting, differential cost accounting, and responsibility accounting. It describes the uses and limitations of management accounting and the common accounting pitfalls managers face when making routine health care management decisions. This important text is formatted to provide an interactive learning approach. Students prepare answers to problems as they appear throughout each chapter and analyze one or more practice cases at the end of the chapter. Each chapter’s practice case is followed by several cases that can be assigned for analysis and discussion in the classroom setting.
5. Management Principles for Health Care Professionals, by Joan Liebler, Paperback, Fourth Edition, Jones and Bartlett Publishers
This book is an essential reference for health professionals regardless of their field of specialty. The practical instructions and examples throughout the book reflect multidisciplinary backgrounds.
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