Health Care Strategy for Uncertain Times
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Health Care Strategy for Uncertain Times offers health care leaders an indespensible resource for learning the essential information and techniques they need to accept the reality of uncertainty while developing solid strategic direction for their organizations.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Wiley
Publication Date: 2000
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0787955051
ISBN-13: 9780787955052

Publisher's Description

An AHA Press/Jossey-Bass Publication

Learn to reconceptualize strategy development in today's uncertain environment. This book introduces three specific techniques--scenario planning, decision analysis, and game theory-- that have been developed in the corporate world and tailored to the unique needs of the health care industry. The book also shares practical implementation approaches, presents numerous real life case studies and lessons learned, and provides guidelines for reducing financial risks during plan implementation.

Author Bio

MARIAN C. JENNINGS is president of Jennings Ryan & Kolb, a national management consulting firm providing services exclusively to the health care industry.

Editorial Reviews

"The authors are real experts in planning, and it shows. They have combined four powerful ingredients-decades of experience, a willingness to challenge conventional thinking, an approach that is simultaneously analytical and intuitive, and great clarity of expression-into a book that will reinvigorate planning in health care." (Lawrence D. Prybil, assistant dean and professor, College of Public Health, University of Iowa)
"Strategic planning is never easy, especially in chaotic times, With this book in hand, health care leaders--boards of trustees in particular--will be much better equipped to fulfill their critical responsibility of setting sound strategic direction." (Rev. Michael D. Place, president/CEO, Catholic Health Association, St. Louis, Missouri)
"This insightful book provides original and practical direction to health care executives to develop meaningful strategy in a time of uncertainty. Read it before you initiate your next planning project." (Paul Maddrell, senior vice president, corporate strategy, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois)
"Health Care Strategy for Uncertain Times is state of the art, to the point, and will be useful not only for beginners who are looking for assistance, but also for those who are experienced in health care strategic planning." (Jeffrey A. Rivest, executive vice president and COO, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia)

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