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Even with major steps forward – including the Affordable Care Act – the national health care debate is too often poisoned by negativity. But a more thoughtful and vastly more constructive conversation is taking place among health care leaders and professionals throughout the country. Pursuing the Triple Aim examines how leading organizations in the United States are pursuing the Triple Aim – improving the individual experience of care and the health of populations while reducing the per capita cost of care. Pursuing the Triple Aim serves as a roadmap for the health care system and for communities who believe that they have the power to improve our health and control the costs.
Renegotiating Health Care offers a practical guide to negotiation and conflict resolution in the health care field. It explores why unresolved conflict can hamper any organization's ability to make timely, cost-effective decisions and implement new strategies. This book focuses on the complex interactions between those who deliver, receive, administer, and oversee health care. It defines negotiation techniques and conflict resolution approaches that can improve efficiency, quality of care, and patient safety. Renegotiating Health Care outlines strategies and methods to resolve the myriad thorny issues encompassing the health care enterprise. This updated version includes: pedagogical features in each chapter, a new systematic, practice method for interest based negotiation and a greater focus on leadership as well as a new chapter on meta-leadership.
Based on the internationally acclaimed Harvard program of the same name, Forces of Change addresses critical success factors for health care leaders, providing an overview of challenges as well as powerful tips, tools and techniques for overcoming these challenges. This book first frames the subject of health care, and then focuses on sharing today’s health care marketplace. It then moves beyond the present to look at new possibilities for the future. Forces of Change is an invaluable guide a sourcebook for the latest thinking on how organization and their leaders can navigate an ever-changing health care marketplace.