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The New Health Partners: Renewing the Leadership of Physician Practice

Hardcover

$65.00

The New Health Partners: Renewing the Leadership of Physician Practice

Stephen E. Prather

ISBN: 978-0-787-94024-9 June 1999 Jossey-Bass 341 Pages

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Discover The Six Dimensions of Health Systems That Can TransformYour Medical Practice

The New Health Partners is an essential handbook for physicians whowant to reshape their practices to prosper within the managed careenvironment. This key resource offers a blueprint for helpingphysicians, medical directors, and administrators create the neededpartnerships and cooperative business alliances, put in place thebest practices that will maximize accountability, and, ultimately,achieve success in disease management.

"Steve Prather's book encapsulates the key forces in health caretoday. If followed, his practical solutions will dramaticallychange the way we organize and deliver care."--Henry G. Walker,president and CEO, Providence/Health System
James S. Roberts
1. Serving a Changing Society
2. Making Systems Work
3. The Six Dimensions of Physician Leadership
4. The Second Dimension: Aligned Incentives Reward the ClinicalBehavior You Want
5. The Third Dimension: Improving the Process of Care and theClinical Outcome with CPI
6. The Fourth Dimension: High-Performance Teams ThroughInterdepAndence and Learning
7. The Fifth Dimension: Partnering with the Family
8. The Sixth Dimension: Partnering with the Community
9. Building an Infrastructure for Learning
10. Implementing a Project to Manage a Disease State
11. Practices Accountable for Quality
12. Partnering with Business: A Competitive Strategy or a SurvivalNecessity
13. Building for a Healthy Community
14. The Curriculum for Change
15. A Concluding Message
"Steve Prather's book encapsulates the key forces in health caretoday. If followed, his practical solutions will dramaticallychange the way we organize and deliver care." --Henry G. Walker,president and CEO, Providence/Health System

"Prather has written a book full of helpful insights, tips, andexamples for those trying to make sense of the leadershipopportunity facing doctors today and tomorrow. His strategies andstories can help those who lead physician practice today and guidethose who teach tomorrow's doctors." --Paul Batalden, professor anddirector, Health Care Improvement Leadership Development Center forthe Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School

"I urge the leaders of health care systems to read and study thisenlightening book together. And, since integration, alignment,improvement, teamwork, and partnering are relevant activities atall levels of an organization, it would be wise for leaders toencourage and enable the many natural work groups in theirorganization to similarly study, digest, and adapt the richknowledge available in [this book]. Doing so will produce a muchmore effective and competitive health care system." --From theforeword by James S. Roberts, senior vice president, physicianleadership, VHA, Inc.

"Using his vast experience and keen insight, Steve Prather presentsexciting concepts and practices that will contribute greatly to theimprovement of the delivery and quality of clinical care into thenext millennium-a major concern for all health care leaders." --DanS. Wilford, president, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System