Health Care Operations and Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Operations, Planning, and Control, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118416104
  • ISBN-13: 9781118416105
  • DDC: 362.1068
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 576 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Health Care Operations Management: Strategy, Operations, Planning, and Control provides students with a thorough foundation in  operations management, supply chain management, and the strategic implementation of programs, techniques, and tools for reducing costs and improving quality in health care organizations. The book incorporates the features and functions of Microsoft Excel where appropriate in its coverage of supply chain strategy, process design and analysis of health care operations, managing health care operations quality, and planning and controlling health care operations. The book illustrates leading edge concepts and techniques such as six-sigma and lean logistics, and shows how operations and process improvement relate to contemporary health care trends such as evidence-based medicine and pay-for-performance. Screen shots and detailed instructions guide the student through the use of Excels many functions and features. Each chapter concludes with application exercises and analysis, along with a real life case study.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Tables and Figures.
The Authors.
1: Strategy.
2: Health Care Operations and Supply Chain Strategy.
3: Financial Aspects of Health Care Operations and Supply Chain Management.
4: Managerial Accounting Aspects of Health Care Operations and Supply Chain Management.
5: Process Design and Analysis of Health Care Operations.
6: Data and Statistical Tools for Health Care Operations Improvement.
7: Problem Solving And Decision-Making Tools In Health Care Operations.
8: Simulation.
9: Process Improvement and Patient Flow.
10: Facility Layout.
11: Managing Health Care Operations Quality.
12: Managing Quality in a Health Care Setting.
13: Quality Control and Improvement.
14: Planning and Controlling Health Care Operations.
15: Lean Concepts in Health Care.
16: Forecasting for Health Care Management.
17: Project Management.
18: Aggregate Planning, Scheduling, and Capacity Management in Health Care.
19: Inventory Management.