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Library Materials for Health Care Management

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Works on health care management can be found in the Library under the classification RA, for Public Health, specifically in RA971, Health Services Administration. The RA classification also contains works on Health Facilities in RA965.8-RA969, Public Health Administration, RA425-RA427, Medical Care--Finance and Medical Economics (that is, the economic aspects of medical care), RA410, Hospitals--Administration, RA971, and works on health care policy are in RA393 (subject heading: Medical Policy). Also in the RA classification are works on Long Term Care Facilities (RA997-RA999), Community Health Services (RA425-RA427), Mental Health Services (RA790), and Home Care Services (RA645.3). And you can find books on Health Promotion in RA427.8.

Also, books on Medical Care--Law and Legislation are found in KF3821-KF3832, and works on Personnel Management (that is, human resources management) are in HF5549-HF5549.5.


 For more titles, search the Library Catalog using the subject terms listed above in bold.

♦  The concise dictionary of medical-legal terms : a general guide to interpretation and usage / Joseph A. Bailey II.
Ref. RA1017 .B35 1998 
Provides an easy-to-use reference to the common words and phrases used in medicine and law.   [11/14]
♦  Pocket glossary for health information management and technology / [Claire Blondeau, senior editor]. 3rd ed.
Ref. RA976 .P63 2012 
Unique and critical vocabulary terms for health information, health informatics, and health IT are defined and described. This easy-to-use, pocket-sized resource is an indispensable resource and reference tool for navigating important health information terms.  [11/14]
♦  Slee's health care terms / Debora A. Slee, Vergil N. Slee, H. Joachim Schmidt.
Ref. RA423 .S55 2008
With over 8,000 nonmedical words, phrases, and acronyms related to the health-care industry, Slee's Health Care Terms is the leading healthcare dictionary available today. Now in its fifth edition, it covers finance & reimbursement, managed care, government regulation, health professionals, legal issues, governance, and more. Written expressly for trustees, and others who need quick, precise information, Slee's tells you what a term means and why you need to know it in today's healthcare environment. It is an essential reference for anyone who deals with the health care industry.   [11/14]


These selected media titles are best suited to your program:

♦  Escape fire : the fight to rescue American healthcare [videorecording] /
Roadside Attractions.
Media (DVD) RA395.A3 E829 2013
Examines the U.S. healthcare crisis, citing demands for higher profits by the health care industry as the cause. Individuals tell of their experiences with the healthcare system. Health care professionals and other experts offer their opinions on the situation.  The Library also owns the accompanying book[11/14]


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Suggested titles
below listed as (e-journals or electronic journals) can be located in the subscription service, EBSCO's Full Text Finder.

♦  Healthcare Executive (e-journal   2001 - present)
Articles, review articles and commentary on professional topics for managers of hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and healthcare offices.  [1/17]
♦  Healthcare Financial Management: Journal of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (e-journal   1994 - present)
Feature articles on physician relations, medical group practices, legal issues, interviews, commentary and news of note for executives and managers in provider organizations and members of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.  [1/17]
♦  Healthcare Registration  (e-journal   1999- present)
Provides forms, checklists, guidelines for management needs of registration department heads in hospitals, ambulatory care clinics, and  large health-care centers.  [1/17]
♦  The Nation's Health (e-journal   1992 - present)
Newspaper of the American Public Health Association (APHA).  [1/17]
♦  The Open Public Health Journal (online journal)
An Open Access online journal which publishes original research articles, reviews, short articles and guest edited single topic issues in the field of public health. Topics covered in this interdisciplinary journal include: public health policy and practice; theory and methods; occupational health and education; epidemiology; social medicine; health services research; ethics; environmental health; adolescent health; AIDS care; mental health care.  [11/16]

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