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Kovner, Anthony R.

Overview
Works: 37 works in 165 publications in 1 language and 14,058 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Interviews  Academic theses 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Contributor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anthony R Kovner
Jonas and Kovner's health care delivery in the United States by Anthony R Kovner( Book )

32 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do we understand and also assess the health care of America? Where is health care provided? What are the characteristics of those institutions which provide it? Over the short term, how are changes in health care provisions affecting the health of the population, the cost of care, and access to care?. Health Care Delivery in the United States, now in a thoroughly updated and revised 9th edition, discusses these and other core issues in the field. Under the editorship of Dr. Kovner and with the addition of Dr. James Knickman, Senior VP of Evaluation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, leading
Health services management : readings and commentary by Duncan Neuhauser( Book )

41 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book is divided into six section: The role of the manager, organizational design, control, physician integration, adaptation (That is, the response of the organization to internal and external stimuli), And accountability. In compling this anthology the edi- tors have striven for a balance between abstract organization the- ory and practical information about health services management. For each section a commentary is provided, synthesizing the read- ings and relating them to theoretical concepts
Health services management : a book of cases by Duncan Neuhauser( Book )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

101 careers in healthcare management by Leonard H Friedman( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book covers educational requirements, opportunities, traditional and nontraditional career pathways, and helps students assess whether they are temperamentally and intellectually suited to a career in healthcare management. Based on the most current data from the U.S. Department of Labor and professional societies in healthcare management, the guide describes careers in 14 different healthcare and related settings. These include long-term care, physician practices, commercial insurance, consulting firms, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, information technology, and biotechnology. Additionally, the book offers numerous interviews with health administrators, from those in entry-level positions to CEOs, to more vividly portray potential careers."--
Health care delivery in the United States by Steven Jonas( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book Dr. Steven Jonas and his coauthors do much to remedy the lack of basic texts conveying the knowledge required by present and future decision makers in the health care system. The book is basically descriptive in nature, examining the various elements in the delivery system and elucidating their interactions; it succeeds in describing this labyrinthine system lucidly and comprehensively. It does not neglect the economic ramifications of an industry that is now second only to defense in the Gross National Product, nor the political controversies raging over accountability and the right to health care. Importantly, the book is up to date in terminology, and thus will help meet the urgent need of health workers to communicate with one another and with the public at large
Jonas's health care delivery in the United States by Steven Jonas( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Really trying : a career guide for the health services manager by Anthony R Kovner( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evidence-based management in healthcare by Anthony R Kovner( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn what evidence-based management (EB management) is and how it can focus thinking and clarify the issues surrounding a decision. The book provides a straightforward process for asking the right questions, gathering supporting information from various sources, evaluating the information, and applying it to solve management challenges. Numerous real-life examples illustrate how the EB management approach is used in a variety of situations, from inpatient bed planning to operating room scheduling to leadership development. These examples also demonstrate the potential costs and benefits of EB management. Show more Show less
Community health and medical care by Anthony R Kovner( Book )

9 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Really managing : the work of effective CEOs in large health organizations by Anthony R Kovner( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Health care management in mind : eight careers by Anthony R Kovner( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improving board effectiveness : practical lessons for nonprofit health care organizations by Thomas P Holland( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A career guide for the health services manager by Anthony R Kovner( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Role of the physician executive : cases and commentary( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social components of health maintenance organizations : final report of the task force, June 1975 by National Conference on Social Welfare( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nursing unit: a technological perspective by Anthony R Kovner( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1975 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Community benefit programs for health care organizations( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonas and Kovner's healthcare delivery in the US by Anthony R Kovner( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No pain, no gain": Improving hospital performance through reengineering by Patricia Garcia Sullivan( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The four case study hospitals experienced a variety of quantitative and qualitative outcomes from their reengineering efforts. Two of the four hospitals experienced statistically significant improvement in financial performance following reengineering. Major facilitators included leadership stability and a commitment to measurement of processes and outcomes during all phases of reengineering. Apparent obstacles to success included an over-reliance on consultants and insufficient support for implementation activities
Factors that influence the ability to fulfill patient wishes: The health care agent's perspective by Melissa Ann Robbins( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Results. Through analysis of the data collected from the 41 agent sample, four major influential themes emerged that agents perceived as influencing the ability to fulfill patient care wishes. These themes include: (1) the need for communication--both patient-agent and agent-medical staff; (2) agent need for information (both on patient prognosis/treatment options as well as on the role of the health care agent); (3) agent personal agreement with patient health care wishes (or sharing the same philosophy toward medical intervention) and; (4) the presence of social networks for agents (both supportive as well as conflicted). Data was also analyzed by type of setting
 
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Alternative Names
Kovner, Tony

Languages
English (140)

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Health services management : readings and commentaryHealth services management : a book of casesEvidence-based management in healthcareHealth care management in mind : eight careersImproving board effectiveness : practical lessons for nonprofit health care organizationsA career guide for the health services managerJonas and Kovner's healthcare delivery in the US