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Kovner, Anthony R.

Overview
Works: 36 works in 152 publications in 1 language and 13,249 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Interviews  Academic theses 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Contributor
Classifications: RA395.A3, 362.10973
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 )

28 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,641 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 thinkers and practitioners in the field examine how medical knowledge creates new healthcare services. Emerging and recurrent issues from wide perspectives of health policy and public health are also discussed
Health services management : readings and commentary by Anthony R Kovner( Book )

40 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,114 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 )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 356 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 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 265 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 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Community health and medical care by Anthony R Kovner( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 194 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 168 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
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 160 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 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 139 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 101 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 49 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

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 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Objectives. Health care agency is a helpful mechanism for ensuring a patient's health care wishes are fulfilled when the patient can no longer express his wishes himself. However, health care agency is not a perfect system for ensuring health care wish fulfillment. Sometimes an agent, although having good intentions, is not able to carry out patient wishes. This study sought to identify the factors that agents perceive as influencing the ability to fulfill patient health care wishes
"No pain, no gain": Improving hospital performance through reengineering by Patricia Garcia Sullivan( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reengineering was widely adopted by hospital CEOs as a performance improvement strategy during the mid to late 1990s. My research involved 200+ hospitals that responded to two CEO surveys on reengineering; the first in 1996, the second in 1999. Using survey data, as well as 13 years of financial data from the American Hospital Association, I did an interrupted time series analysis to ascertain if reengineering altered the pre-reengineering trend in financial performance as measured by relative market share, relative cost per admission, and relative cost per patient day. Findings from four hospital site visits served as case studies and added depth to the quantitative analyses
Integrated health organization: HealthPartners of Southern Arizona. A case study by Sara Oliver Briller( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of this research was to study the formation and management of an integrated health organization (IHO), HealthPartners of Southern Arizona. The research focused upon the collaborative action of organizations to form an integrated system, including a professional component. The process of incorporating the professional component and the ensuing structure of the IHO were studied by comparing findings from a field research to a theory-based model, the expanded professional model (EPM) developed herein. In the EPM the technical core and the managerial level are merged and composed of clinician-led interdisciplinary teams which assume responsibility for the provision and management of health services to a prescribed population across the continuum of care. The model, derived from a synthesis of diverse conceptual perspectives as applied to IHOs, was expressed in a set of propositions. The latter in turn, provided direction to the research questions. The objectives of the research were to contribute to managerial practice in health care organizations and to derive more generalized principles as a contribution to theory
Career transitioning between the private and public/nonprofit sectors: An exploratory study of registered nurses by Sara C Grant( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study showed that registered nurses moving between sectors had a different career transition than nurses transitioning within the same sector. They were more likely to seek out their colleagues to assist them in their information seeking attempts. Events related to how much or how little they felt supported more strongly impacted their identification with their new organization
 
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Alternative Names
Kovner, Tony

Languages
English (129)

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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 manager