Book News: February 14th, 2002

By Peter Ginter, W Jack Duncan and Linda SwayneStrategic Management of Health Care Organizations, Third Edition is a comprehensive and concise text on strategic management as it applies to a variety of health care organizations including physicians’ offices, hospitals, long term care facilities, health departments, and others. The central theme of the text is that business-oriented strategic management can improve the success of health care organizations in a turbulent environment. Current health care examples are integrated throughout the 12 chapters of text material, organized around a model of strategic management. The book presents the theory of strategic management and a process to carry it out. It also describes eighteen case studies.

Hardback (ISBN: 0631225862) Pages 950. Illustrations 150 figures, 150 tables.

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