Books tagged: hospital administration

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No Time to Care: A Leadership Game Plan to Ensure Caregiver Engagement
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,220. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
In any hospital setting, a team of enthusiastic and engaged caregivers translates into better patient outcomes. But how can leaders foster engagement among workers who, all too often, are overwhelmed by the pressure to meet the needs of patients as well as the growing expectations of their employers in today’s high-stress health-care environments?
The Checklist Manifesto Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Over nine chapters Gawande makes a detailed and persuasive argument for the use of checklists, not only in surgery, but also in other fields where their use is not as widespread as in aviation and construction which have made checklists mandatory.
I Will Not Die, But Live!
Price: Free! Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016 by The Cameron's. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
I observed reprehensible abuse of people and fought against it. I reported what I saw and hoped for a safer health system. I was a nurse, until I was brutally abused by the same health system I sought to improve. I was driven closer to death than I could have ever imagined. I still suffer severe depression, but I've lived to tell my story. What would you do? Take a stand or add to the corruption?
Senior Nurse Mentor: Curing What Ails Hospital Nursing
Series: Hospital Gowns and Other Embarrassments: A Teen Girl's Guide to Hospitals. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,530. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
During the 1990s, every branch of the U.S. military created a new speciality to deal with morale. Based on experience at a major children's hospital, this book suggests that nursing needs a similar speciality, one employing the best of nurses and focusing on nursing morale. That position is the senior nurse mentor.
Code Blues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,400. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Dr. Hope Sze rolls into Montreal with three simple goals: 1) survive her family medicine residency, 2) try pain au chocolat, 3) go on a date sometime in the next two years. Then she discovers a doctor's body in the locker room. When she tries to uncover his killer, two men dive in to help her. The one man who makes her melt has zero alibi. "Hope Sze is an utterly likeable character.” EQMM
Quick Changeover in the OR
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 16,890. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Consulting
Quick Changeover refers to the ability to prepare an OR suite or patient room for the next procedure or patient, in the minimum time possible, without errors, and without rushing. Quick Changeover has been a core method in the world of manufacturing (it is also called SMED in that world), but the same basic approach can be applied to the changeover of an OR suite, a patient room, or any case where