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The Irish Health System in the 21st Century

Author: Leahy, Austin L.; Wiley, Miriam M.

Publication Year: 1998


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Part one: The context of the Irish Health System
Chapter 1: Current structure of the Irish Health System - Setting the Context
Chapter 2: Reflections on Future Structures in the Health Services
Chapter 3: "A particular problem in the east..."
Chapter 4: Health Expenditure Trends in Ireland: Past, present and future
Chapter 5: The future political, legislative and social framework of the health services

Part two: Quality management
Chapter 6: Moving to a quality culture
Chapter 7: Risk management as a strategy for quality
Chapter 8: Quality of life assessment: An Important Indicator of Health gain
Chapter 9: Development and Assessment of Medical Technology

Part three: Changing sectoral demands
Chapter 10: Developments in the epidemiology of disease in the next century
Chapter 11: Population ageing, the elderly and health care
Chapter 12: Services for dementia sufferers and their carers: Implications for future development
Chapter 13: General practice developments: A primary care-led Irish Health System
Chapter 14: Nursing in 21st century Ireland: opportunities for transformation

Part four: Leadership
Chapter 15: Form follows function: adapting health management structures to achieve health and social gains
Chapter 16: Integrating doctors and managers
Chapter 17: Developing doctors' management skills

Format Print
Keywords capital management, estate management, educational management, middle management, general practice management, mismanagement, national health service management, facilities management, factory management, nursing human resources management, financial management, health service financial management, health service management, management, management accounting, management audit, management committees, management communication, management consultants, management control, management development, management education, management effectiveness, management information, nursing management, nursing management education, nursing personnel management, health service personnel management, management of change, management operations, management protocols, management structure, management styles, management techniques, management theory, objectives setting, health services mismanagement, hospital financial management
Publisher Oak Tree Press
Classification management
ISBN 1860761038
Pages 296
Categories: Irish Content, Books
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