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  • The Checklist Manifesto

    How to Get Things Right

    by Atul Gawande ...
    The New York Times bestselling author of Being Mortal and Complications reveals the surprising power of the ordinary checklistWe live in a world of great and increasing complexity, where even the most expert professionals struggle to master the tasks they face. Longer training, ever more advanced technologies—neither seems to prevent grievous errors. But in a hopeful turn, acclaimed surgeon and ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Economics for Healthcare Managers, Fifth Edition

    by Robert H. Lee ...
    Economics for Healthcare Managers provides the practical guide that healthcare managers need to simplify and strengthen the decision-making process for everyday issues. Written for those with little or no background in economics, the book is designed to engage readers in today's policy and management challenges. The author references classic studies while also drawing on current research and ... Read more

    $94.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Medicare For You

    A Smart Person's Guide

    “The decisions you make when you sign up for Medicare can impact your costs — and your quality of care — for the rest of your life. No one gives better advice about Medicare than Diane Omdahl. “ — Terry Savage, Author of The Savage Truth on Money and Nationally Syndicated Financial ColumnistGet the most out of Medicare. Get your maximum earned benefits for yourself and your family.Every day, over ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Zero Harm: How to Achieve Patient and Workforce Safety in Healthcare

    How to Achieve Patient and Workforce Safety in Healthcare

    From the nation’s leading experts in healthcare safety—the first comprehensive guide to delivering care that ensures the safety of patients and staff alike.One of the primary tenets among healthcare professionals is, “First, do no harm.” Achieving this goal means ensuring the safety of both patient and caregiver. Every year in the United States alone, an estimated 4.8 million hospital patients ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • Fundamentals of Medical Practice Management

    Series series Gateway to Healthcare Management
    Instructor Resources: Instructor Manual and test bank.Consolidations and mergers have dramatically changed the face of the medical practice. From governance issues to information technology, today's practice managers face a host of new complexities and competing priorities that demand more robust skills and knowledge than ever before.Fundamentals of Medical Practice Management uniquely addresses ... Read more

    $76.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Law of Healthcare Administration, Tenth Edition

    Now in its tenth edition, The Law of Healthcare Administration explores the serious legal challenges that healthcare leaders must be equipped to deal with. This classic text helps readers think through the issues, applying current legal principles and relevant judicial decisions.Drawing on their practice and teaching backgrounds, authors Stuart Showalter and Sallie Thieme Sanford aim to provide an ... Read more

    $118.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Cases in Healthcare Finance, Seventh Edition

    Healthcare finance is a fascinating discipline, yet students often disregard it as either too theoretical or too mechanical. Cases in Healthcare Finance brings abstract concepts to life by aligning classroom work with real-world decision making. By working through the cases in this book, students will gain a better appreciation for how finance principles are applied in practice.The book's 33 cases ... Read more

    $70.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $9.99 USD

  • 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

    $9.99 USD

  • 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

    $11.99 USD

  • Seven Signs of Life

    Unforgettable Stories from an Intensive Care Doctor

    For Readers of Paul Kalanithi’s When Breath Becomes Air, an Intensive Care Doctor Reveals How Everyday Emotions Are Taken to Extremes in the ICUDr. Aoife Abbey takes us beyond the medical perspective to see the humanity at work inside our hospitals through the eyes of doctors and nurses as they witness and experience the full spectrum of human emotion with every shift. It is their responsibility ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Winning Strategies

    Building a Sustainable Leadership Pipeline through Talent Management & Succession Planning

    Dr. Kevin Groves' approach to succession planning encompasses not just the CEO, but the entire leadership pipeline. Winning Strategies is the culmination of his work with healthcare organizations over the past 10 years to identify evidence-based succession management & talent development practices. Much of the data comes from his Healthcare Talent Management Survey--a standard in the industry. ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Found Her

    The most gripping and emotional thriller you'll read this year!

    by NJ Mackay ...
    The most gripping, emotional and redemptive psychological thriller of 2021 - for fans of Erin Kinsley, Lisa Jewell, Louise Jensen, Phoebe Morgan, CL Taylor, Cara Hunter and KL Slater...**'**Dark, gripping, unexpected. Insanely good - like, Dark Places good' ELLE CROFT, author of The Guilty Wife'Brilliantly plotted, tense and atmospheric. You will doubt and suspect everyone. Loved it' RACHAEL BLOK, ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • 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

    $9.99 USD

  • 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

    $16.99 USD

  • 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

    $12.99 USD

  • Care Coordination: A Blueprint for Action for RNs

    A Blueprint for Action for RNs

    In today’s health care environment, the drumbeat for care coordination grows louder and more urgent. It’s an effective way to improve quality and outcomes. Nurses are integral to this process, yet most feel their contributions are unrecognized and underappreciated. What can nurses do? Care Coordination: A Blueprint for Action for RNs helps today’s nurses reclaim this critical practice domain. It ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • 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

    $9.99 USD

  • Josie's Story

    A Mother's Inspiring Crusade to Make Medical Care Safe

    by Sorrel King ...
    The “wrenching but inspiring” true story of a tragic medical mistake that turned a grieving mother into a national advocate (The Wall Street Journal).Sorrel King was a young mother of four when her eighteen-month-old daughter was badly burned by a faulty water heater in the family’s new home. Taken to the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, Josie made a remarkable recovery. But as she was ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Summary of The Checklist Manifesto

    by Atul Gawande | Includes Analysis

    The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande | Includes & AnalysisPreview:The Checklist Manifesto is a non-fiction investigation of human fallibility in high-stakes environments, such as medical surgeries, airline flights, and skyscraper construction. It explains how the introduction of procedural checklists can improve performance, reduce error, and ultimately save lives—especially in today’s ... Read more

    $2.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Health Design Thinking, second edition

    Creating Products and Services for Better Health

    A Fast Company “Most Important Books for Designers to Read Right Now”Discover how the principles of human-centered design can be applied to real-world health challenges in dozens of illustrated examples—from drug packaging and cancer detection devices to post-COVID-19 innovations.Written by pioneers in the field—Bon Ku, a physician leader in innovative health design, and Ellen Lupton, an award ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • One Children's Place

    Inside a Children's Hospital

    by Lee Gutkind ...
    “A welcome and poignant account of the intense human and political dynamics of a major children’s hospital that will have a substantial impact on the way you view children and their care.” —The New England Journal of MedicineLee Gutkind is a master at stepping into the worlds of medicine and revealing the unique desires, characteristics, and stories of the people therein. For One Children’s Place, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Hospital

    Man, Woman, Birth, Death, Infinity, Plus Red Tape, Bad Behavior, Money, God, and Diversity on Steroids

    by Julie Salamon ...
    Man, Woman, Birth, Death, Infinity, Plus Red Tape, Bad Behavior, Money, God, and Diversity on SteroidsA warts-and-all exploration of the struggles suffered and triumphs achieved by America's health-care professionals, Hospital follows a year in the life of Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, which serves a diverse multicultural demographic. Unraveling the financial, ethical, technological, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Errors of Omission

    How Missed Nursing Care Imperils Patients

    It happens all the time. In the hectic pace of your daily routine as a nurse, you forget to do something. It happens to the best of us. But what matters most is learning how to mitigate the risks associated with missed nursing care. Built on 10 years of extensive research, Errors of Omission: How Missed Nursing Care Imperils Patients offers an in-depth review of the correlation between missed ... Read more

    $19.99 USD