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  • That Scandalous Summer: Rules for the Reckless 1

    Book 2 - Rules for the Reckless
    Meredith Duran returns with, That Scandalous Summer, a witty, humorous and smart romance beginning her Rules for the Reckless series. Fans of Julia Quinn, Jane Feather and Eloisa James will delight in Meredith's trademark headstrong heroine, cunning hero and tale of deep emotional intensity!One daring widow meets one reluctant suitor ...In the social whirl of Victorian England, Elizabeth ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Twelve Patients

    Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital (The Inspiration for the NBC

    In the spirit of Oliver Sacks and the inspiration for the NBC drama New Amsterdam, this intensely involving memoir from a Medical Director of Bellevue Hospital looks poignantly at patients' lives and highlights the complex mind-body connection.Using the plights of twelve very different patients--from dignitaries at the nearby UN, to supermax prisoners at Riker's Island, to illegal immigrants, and ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • If Disney Ran Your Hospital

    9 1/2 Things You Would Do Differently

    by Fred Lee ...
    The 9 1/2 principles in this highly personal and refreshingly written book will help any hospital team gain the extraordinary competitive advantage that comes from being seen as “the best” by their own employees, consumers, and community. It takes profound knowledge, not usually taught in business schools, to create and maintain an environment where people feel they are working with friends who ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • One Eye Open

    A gripping standalone thriller from the Sunday Times bestseller

    by Paul Finch ...
    If the lies don't kill you, the truth willAn electrifying, high-octane thrill ride; the new must-read standalone from a Sunday Times bestseller. Dark, gritty and always at the edge of your seat, this unforgettable new outing from master storyteller, Paul Finch, will appeal to fans of Peter James, Mark Billingham and Angela Marsons.*********************************... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Why Hospitals Should Fly

    The Ultimate Flight Plan to Patient Safety and Quality Care

    “How can it be that in 2008, a checked bag on an airline flight is still exponentially safer than a patient in an American hospital?  Simply put, one industry has learned the realities of what it takes to make a human system safe, and the other has not.  So what does it take to dramatically improve patient safety and service quality?  It takes a host of new and different (and sometimes radical) ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • Listen: How to Find the Words for Tender Conversations

    ‘Powerful, humane and wise’ JULIA SAMUEL ‘Everyone should read it’ NIGELLA LAWSON ‘Beautiful … This is a book for everyone. You feel held by it’ PHILIPPA PERRY Most of us have a conversation we’re avoiding.From the bestselling author of With the End in Mind, this is a book about the conversations that matter and how to have them better – more honestly, more confidently and without regret.A child ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Cobra Event

    A deadly virus - and a desperate race against time.'One of the most horrifying things I've ever read in my entire life' Stephen KingOne spring morning in New York City a seventeen-year-old student wakes up feeling vaguely ill. Hours later she is having violent seizures, blood is pouring out of her nose, and she begins to attack her own body in the most hideous way imaginable.Soon, other gruesome ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Malpractice

    A Neurosurgeon Reveals How Our Health-Care System Puts Patients at Risk

    In 1991, the Institute of Medicine released a landmark report, which revealed that as many as 98,000 patients were dying every year owing to avoidable medical error. More recent research indicates that estimate was, if anything, a drastic understatement of the patient-safety epidemic in the US health care system.In Malpractice, neurosurgeon and attorney Dr. Larry Schlachter makes a case that most ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Doctored: The Disillusionment of an American Physician

    In his acclaimed memoir Intern, Sandeep Jauhar chronicled the formative years of his residency at a prestigious New York City hospital. Doctored, his harrowing follow-up, observes the crisis of American medicine through the eyes of an attending cardiologist.Hoping for the stability he needs to start a family, Jauhar accepts a position at a massive teaching hospital on the outskirts of Queens. With ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Cook County ICU

    30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd Cases

    An inside look at one of the nation’s most famous public hospitals as seen through the eyes of its longtime director of intensive careFilled with stories of strange medical cases and unforgettable patients culled from a 30-year career in medicine, Cook County ICU offers readers a peek into the inner workings of a hospital. Author Dr. Cory Franklin, who headed the hospital’s intensive care unit ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Patient Will See You Now

    The Future of Medicine Is in Your Hands

    The essential guide by one of America's leading doctors to how digital technology enables all of us to take charge of our healthA trip to the doctor is almost a guarantee of misery. You'll make an appointment months in advance. You'll probably wait for several hours until you hear "the doctor will see you now"-but only for fifteen minutes! Then you'll wait even longer for lab tests, the results of ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Charting the Course

    Launching Patient-Centric Healthcare

    In Why Hospitals Should Fly by John J. Nance, JD, the 2009 James A. Hamilton ACHE Book of the Year, he advanced a paradigm—a model of what a good, successful, safe and efficient hospital looks like. The name of the fictional hospital featured in that award-winning book could be stated in Naval terms as a clazz: A “St. Michael’s-clazz” hospital (like a Nimitz-clazz aircraft carrier). In this book, ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • Senior Nurse Mentor: Curing What Ails Hospital Nursing

    series Hospital Gowns and Other Embarrassments: A Teen Girl's Guide to Hospitals
    Many nurses are unhappy. The demands on them are great and praise is rare. Conflicts between nurses are so common, there’s a term for it—”Nurses eating their own.” Morale is often low, turnover is high, and costly mistakes are made. Based on experiences at one of the country’s top children’s hospital, this book offers a practical answer, a bold new nursing specialty uniquely empowered and tasked ... Read more

    $4.07 AUD

  • The Creative Destruction of Medicine

    How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care

    How genomics, big data, and digital technology are revolutionizing every aspect of medicine, from physical exams to drug prescriptions to organ transplantsMobile technology has transformed our lives, and personal genomics is revolutionizing biology. But despite the availability of technologies that can provide wireless, personalized health care at lower cost, the medical community has resisted ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Never Be Afraid to Do the Right Thing

    A Leadership Guide in an Age of Change and Challenge

    In this business memoir, Dr. Levey shares with the reader lessons learned from many years of experience. A trained internist and endocrinologist, an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute while at the University of Miami, a senior vice president for one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, chairman of the department of medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • Design for Care

    Innovating Healthcare Experience

    by Peter Jones ...
    The world of healthcare is constantly evolving, ever increasing in complexity, costs, and stakeholders, and presenting huge challenges to policy making, decision making and system design. In Design for Care, we'll show how service and information designers can work with practice professionals and patients/advocates to make a positive difference in healthcare. ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

  • Emergency Department Design

    A Practical Guide to Planning for the Future, 2nd Edition

    by Jon Huddy ...
    Emergency Department Design: A Practical Guide to Planning for the Future, second edition, is a one-of-a-kind resource written by the nation's foremost authority on emergency department design and published by the world's largest emergency medicine organization. It explains the architectural design process specific to emergency departments and teaches emergency physicians, nurses, hospital ... Read more

    $117.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Beyond Persuasion

    Communication Strategies for Healthcare Managers in the Digital Age

    The advent of social media has forever changed how organizations communicate with the public, and healthcare organizations are no exception. Beyond Persuasion provides healthcare managers with a guide to using strategic communication to meet both personal and professional objectives in the digital age.Whether healthcare managers are conducting meetings with employees, answering massive amounts of ... Read more

    $45.99 AUD

  • Selling Our Souls

    The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

    Health care costs make up nearly a fifth of U.S. gross domestic product, but health care is a peculiar thing to buy and sell. Both a scarce resource and a basic need, it involves physical and emotional vulnerability and at the same time it operates as big business. Patients have little choice but to trust those who provide them care, but even those providers confront a great deal of medical ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • Patient-Centered Healthcare

    Transforming the Relationship Between Physicians and Patients

    by Eldo Frezza ...
    Patient-centered care is a way of thinking and doing things that considers patients partners in the development of a healthcare plan designed to meet their specific needs. It involves knowledge of the individual as a person and integrates that knowledge into their plan of care.Patient-centered care is central to the discussion of healthcare at the insurance and hospital-level. The quality of the ... Read more

    $57.99 AUD

  • Hope-Filled Healthcare for Mental Illness

    Hope-Filled Healthcare for Mental Illness, by Robert W. Engstrom, is a clarion call for respectful, compassionate interdisciplinary whole-person care for those suffering from mental illness. Even though the spiritual may seem immeasurable, the author convincingly argues that the compassionate care of an interdisciplinary team, including spiritual support, is essential to the long-term ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Ooh Matron!

    The Nomadic Nurse Series, #1

    Book 1 - The Nomadic Nurse Series
    *****Award Winning Nurse Memoir*****I am not sure what Florence Nightingale would have made of Sarah Jane! The story starts with a sixteen-year-old country girl who, for no apparent reason at the time, suddenly decided that she wanted to be a nurse.Sarah Jane was entering adulthood with no obvious career path in sight. She had planned a traditional, some would say old fashioned, future. Her vision ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Osservatorio civico sul federalismo in sanità. Rapporto 2015

    Rapporto 2015

    Il Rapporto vuole mostrare come si traduce oggi il federalismo in sanità nella vita quotidiana dei cittadini. Cittadinanzattiva, attraverso il suo Osservatorio civico sul federalismo in sanità, ha proseguito per il quarto anno consecutivo l’osservazione dei Servizi Sanitari Regionali per coglierne la complessità, l’articolazione organizzativa, la capacità di amministrare e fornire risposte in ... Read more

    $63.79 AUD

  • Lo sviluppo del sistema di controllo interno nelle aziende sanitarie. Come ridurre i rischi amministrativo-contabili e migliorare le performance

    Come ridurre i rischi amministrativo-contabili e migliorare le performance

    Strumenti e tecniche applicati a numerosi casi aziendali, che possono aiutare le strutture regionali e le aziende sanitarie a radicare una conduzione del controllo interno sana, corretta e coerente con gli obiettivi prefissati. ... Read more

    $28.59 AUD