In a rapidly-changing healthcare industry, the American College of Physician Executives affirms: “These days, it isn’t enough to be a good doctor. Whether you’re working in a group practice or hospital, in insurance or any other health care setting, you also need business know-how and skills if you want your organization and your career to thrive.”
MBA for Healthcare provides this know-how and these skills. With the mastery of healthcare management in mind, this book provides clinicians and administrators with the knowledge to advance their careers and make their organizations more competitive and successful. With backgrounds in education, medicine, administration and law, the authors present a wide variety of subjects to enhance healthcare provider’s careers, including: cost accounting, management control structure and process, strategic planning, entrepreneurship, competitive marketing, and more. Case studies place theory in context and demonstrate practical, real life solutions.
MBA for Healthcare is designed specifically for those looking to learn the business of medicine, whether as part of a joint MBA/MD or as a clinician looking to deliver the very best healthcare for your patients. This practical guide will provide an indispensable guide to the essential business and management tools you need for success.
About the Author
Joseph S. Sanfilippo, MD, MBA, is a Distinguished Alumnus of the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine, Chicago Medical School. His postgraduate work includes completing the Association of Professors in Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO)/Wyeth-Ayerst Academic Leadership Skills Program at the Wharton School and being awarded an MBA from Chatham University (for which he has served on the Board of Trustees as well as the MBA Advisory Board).
Eric J. Bieber, MD, MSHCM received his MS in Healthcare Management from Harvard University and his MD from Loyola-Stritch School of Medicine. An obstetrician/gynecologist, his clinical subspecialty is reproductive endocrinology. Dr. Bieber is currently System Chief Medical Officer, University Hospitals and President, University Hospitals Accountable Care Organization (University Hospitals Health System, Cleveland, OH).
David G. Javitch, PhD PhD is an organizational psychologist and President of Javitch Associates, a business consulting firm. He received his PhD from Ohio State and is a member of the Institute of Management Consultants, the American Psychological Association, and is the Vice President of the Men’s Association of the Rehabilitation Center for the Aged.
Richard B. Siegrist, Jr. is co-director of the Master in Health Care Management Program and director of innovation and entrepreneurship at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He was previously CEO of Press Ganey Associates, senior vice president at WebMD, and co-founder and CEO of several health care startup companies.