Shortell and Kaluzny's Healthcare Management: Organization Design and Behavior

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Authors : Lawton Burns; Elizabeth Bradley; Bryan Weiner


608 Pages  Hardcover 

6th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2006, 2000

©2012, Published


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Completely updated to address the challenges faced by modern health care organizations, the sixth edition of SHORTELL AND KALUZNY'S HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT: ORGANIZATION DESIGN AND BEHAVIOR offers a more global perspective on how the United States and other countries address issues of health and heal... more


Written by internationally recognized and respected experts in the field.

"In Practice" feature presents a practical situation facing a health services organization which illustrates the major principles and lessons in the chapter.

Contains "Debate Time" sections that pose a controversial issue or... more

New to this Edition

A new introductory chapter provides an overall perspective on the health care sector and the distinctive challenges facing health care organizations.

Six new chapters focusing on: quality improvement, strategic thinking, health policy and regulation, health information technology, consumerism and e... more