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Freund, Bill - - 2011
Latham, Stephen - - 2011
Johnson, Sandra - - 2011
Herbert, Cheryl - - 2011
DeCamp, Matthew - - 2011
Gindi, Mark - - 2011
Smith, Maxwell - - 2011
Henry, Blair - - 2011
Green, Ronald - - 2011
Kaebnick, Gregory - - 2011
Moses, Jacob - - 2011
Crawford, Jerry - - 2011
This document analyzes the health care industry as it currently operates in the American economy. The introductory section explores the challenges and problems being encountered. The following sections evaluate how it measures up to models of pure competition and models of imperfect competition. Finally, the discussion will center on the ...
Bryant, Scott - - 2011
Physician peer mentoring has the potential to provide improved physician job satisfaction while increasing patient satisfaction and improving patient health outcomes. Peer mentoring also has the potential to be more effective than traditional training methods for improving physicians' abilities to manage relationships with patients, including communication and interpersonal skills. By ...
Rosacker, Kirsten - - 2011
The management literature contains a number of studies regarding project critical success factors. Unfortunately, these studies do not focus on hospital organizations. Using a survey research methodology, this study empirically tests the factors proposed in the literature as important to project success within the context of hospital implementation projects. The ...
Manika, Danae - - 2011
Disease prevention is important to societal welfare and sustainability, especially when a disease has reached pandemic proportions. The findings from a USA Internet survey show that self-efficacy, perceived threat, perceived knowledge quantity, and information receptivity influence self-reported health prevention behaviors. Hypotheses developed from the Health Belief Model are supported. The ...
Niles, Nancy - - 2011
According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, using policies such as smoke free environments are considered high impact public health interventions. In 2006, approximately 19.2 percent of college students smoked. Although this is the lowest reported rate in nearly thirty years, the percentage is well above ...
Nelson, Millicent - - 2011
The shortage of nurses and other qualified health care workers has become a universal problem in the United States and other regions in the world. Recruitment and retention of quality healthcare workers in general and nurses in particular are of paramount importance to health care organizations. Previous research indicates that ...
Healey, Bernard - - 2011
The Institute of Medicine (1999) reports that as many as 98,000 patients die each year from preventable medical errors. According to Sultz and Young (2009) medical errors, especially in hospitals, have been a well known problem which commands very little attention by those in power in health care institutions. In ...
Young, Carlton - - 2011
Malpractice is a significant concern in the provision of health care and can be an important performance measure for health care management. Utilizing the resource-based view of the firm, this study examines structural factors affecting the total amount of malpractice claims costs by hospitals in Florida in the year 2000. ...
Yasin, Jehad - - 2011
This paper uses panel data regression models, to empirically examine the determinants of health expenditure in six countries: the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany over a ten year period. Empirical findings emphasize the role of various demographic and economic variables on health expenditures including income ...
Carraher, Shawn - - 2011
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