Health Program Management: From Development Through Evaluation, Edition 2

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Learn how to effectively plan, implement, and evaluate health programs

Health Program Management: From Development Through Evaluation, Second Edition is a practical and useful introduction to the management of health programs. While providing an overview of the current best practices in management, the textbook goes beyond simple management techniques, teaching students how to develop, lead, and evaluate their programs to ensure quality outcomes. The focus is on the three core management concepts of strategy, design, and leadership, but time is also devoted to describing facilitative management activities integral to successful programs. Students will learn techniques for communication, decision-making, quality assurance, marketing, and program evaluation within the structure of the book's program management model. Logically organized with a separate chapter for each activity, this resource provides a thorough, systematic overview of the effective development, implementation, and evaluation of health programs.

Health Program Management: From Development Through Evaluation, Second Edition provides a comprehensive approach to management throughout all stages of a health program.

  • Learn to develop a strategy that steers the program toward specific goals
  • Discover how to design, market, and lead an effective health program
  • Become familiar with the manager's role in a quality health program
  • Evaluate potential and existing programs for performance and capability

Students and aspiring managers and leaders preparing themselves for the challenges of managing health programs will find the information and techniques to develop the skills they need in Health Program Management: From Development Through Evaluation, Second Edition.

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About the author

BEAUFORT B. LONGEST, JR., PHD, is professor of health policy and management at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. He has written eight books and coauthored three others. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and holds memberships in the Academy of Management, Academy Health, and the American Public Health Association.

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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Sep 17, 2014
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Pages
384
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ISBN
9781118834763
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / General
Medical / Public Health
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