Give your students the opportunity to gain insight into the inner workings of a community and its healthcare providers. Students can practice and sharpen their managerial skills by applying what they learn to real-world scenarios. Instructors can use the cases in this book as a platform for helping students understand the interplay of factors that influence the development of healthcare strategy.nnNow in its second edition, The Middleboro Casebook offers a series of flexible, multipart, and integrated cases that bring to life eight healthcare organizationstwo hospitals, a long-term care facility, a home health agency, two physician group practices, a community mental health center, and a county health departmentin the fictional town of Middleboro and its surrounding communities.nnCreated with todays healthcare issues and realities in mind, each organizations demographic, socioeconomic, and environmental characteristics are described in detail:nnHistorynGovernancenOrganizational structure and strategiesnPrograms and servicesnFinancenOperational challengesnIn this updated edition, all cases have been thoroughly revised to reflect changes in legislation, economic developments, and industry trends. All data have been updated or modified, and new organizational entities have been added, including a new case that portrays a community mental health center.nnThe Middleboro Casebook can be used in undergraduate- and graduate-level health administration programs, as well as in business schools and public health or public administration programs. The book works equally well in capstone courses and multiple foundational courses, or as a recurring element woven throughout a programs entire curriculum.
Additional ISBNs: 9781567938562, 1567938566, 9781567938593, 1567938590