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HLTH 4000 Introduction to Healthcare Management and Leadership: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

HLTH 4000 Course Readings

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Ginter, P. (2013). Strategic management of healthcare organizations. Chicago, IL: American College of Healthcare Executives. ProQuest Ebook Central, Chapter 1: “The Nature of Strategic Management” (pp. 1–32)

Javanparast, S., Freeman, T., Baum, F., Ziersch, A., Mackean, T., Labonte, R., & ... Sanders, D. (n.d). How institutional forces, ideas and actors shaped population health planning in Australian regional primary health care organisations. BMC Public Health, 18. doi:10.1186/s12889-018-5273-4

Nightingale, S., Spiby, H., Sheen, K., & Slade, P. (2018). The impact of emotional intelligence in health care professionals on caring behaviour towards patients in clinical and long-term care settings: Findings from an integrative review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 80, 106–117. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2018.01.006

Pieper, S. K. (2004). “Good to great” in healthcare: How some organizations are elevating their performance. Healthcare Executive, 19(3), 20–26. Retrieved from

Rohan, J. E., & Brandt, C. (2016). Emerging roles in value-based care. Healthcare Executive, 31(5), 64–65. Retrieved from

Tsvetelina, M., Tsvetomir, D., Neli, G., & Desislava, T. (2018). Characteristics of human resource planning in healthcare. Journal of IMAB, 24(1), 1953–1956. doi:10.5272/jimab.2018241.1953

Weiszbrod, T. (2015). Health care leader competencies and the relevance of emotional intelligence. The Health Care Manager, 34(2), 140–146. doi:10.1097/HCM.0000000000000060