Princeton University Library Catalog

Hospitals : what they are and how they work / Don Griffin.

Author:
Griffin, Don, 1949- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, c2006.
Εdition:
3rd ed.
Description:
xvii, 311 p. : ill., plans ; 23 cm.
Notes:
Rev. ed. of: Hospitals / I. Donald Snook, Jr. 2nd ed. 1992.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Ch. 1. A brief history -- Ch. 2. Hospitals and important health care trends -- Ch. 3. Organization -- Ch. 4. The governing body -- Ch. 5. The chief executive officer -- Ch. 6. Outpatient areas -- Ch. 7. The emergency department -- Ch. 8. The admitting department -- Ch. 9. The medical staff -- Ch. 10. Nursing services -- Ch. 11. Key ancillary services -- Ch. 12. Other ancillary services -- Ch. 13. Patient support services -- Ch. 14. Facilities support services -- Ch. 15. Administrative support services -- Ch. 16. Generating revenue -- Ch. 17. Hospital budgeting -- Ch. 18. Business functions -- Ch. 19. Medical records -- Ch. 20. Quality improvement -- Ch. 21. Risk management and medical malpractice -- Ch. 22. Patient safety -- Ch. 23. Bioethics -- Ch. 24. Accreditation and licensing -- Ch. 25. Hospital marketing -- Ch. 26. Planning -- Ch. 27. The US medical care system -- Ch. 28. The US health care system compared to the world.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
076372758X (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2005035985
OCLC:
62661745
International Article Number:
  • 9780763727581
RCP:
C - S