Applying MBA Knowledge and Skills to Healthcare

Applying MBA Knowledge and Skills to Healthcare

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Clinicians increasingly need a firm grasp of the fundamental principles of business management, finance and related subjects. Even so, business disciplines are still rarely taught during medical training, while busy practices and complicated accounting tasks mean that gaining business acumen 'on the job' is impractical for many. As a result, increasing numbers of clinicians learn the skills they need by taking an MBA (Masters in Business Administration). While an MBA may be the answer for some, the formidable costs and time commitment it demands leave many busy practitioners seeking more accessible options. This book provides a readable, tightly organised alternative - a primer on MBA principles and their practical application. Twelve compact, carefully structured modules cover the entire gamut of a business education, from basic finance and accounting principles, to strategic management methods and leadership theories.... the patient expectation and perception of quality of care delivered.8 Regulatory bodies In the UK, the General Medical ... To identify for further investigation, and remediation, poor practice where local systems are not robust enough to do ... Financiers of healthcare In the fee for service environment and also more now in the public sector, doctors have to be accountable for the cost of delivering their careanbsp;...

Title:Applying MBA Knowledge and Skills to Healthcare
Author:Reza Nassab, Vaikunthan Rajaratnam, Michael Loh
Publisher:Radcliffe Publishing - 2011


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