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MMHA 6280 Strategic Planning and Implementation: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

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.

MMHA 6280 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Beckham, D. (2010). Physician involvement in hospital strategic planning. Trustee: The Journal for Hospital Governing Boards, 63(6), 6–7.e

Gallo, C. (2006, September 27). How to run a meeting like Google. Bloomberg Businessweek.

Gautam, K. (2005). Transforming hospital board meetings: Guidelines for comprehensive change. Hospital Topics, 83(3), 25–31.  

Greene, J. (2009). The new pace of strategic planning. Hospitals & Health Networks, 83(11), 31–32, 34, 1.

O'Dea, N. A., de Chazal, P., Saltman, D. C., & Kidd, M. R. (2006). Running effective meetings: A primer for doctors. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 82(969), 454–461.

Rollof, J. (2009). Creative meetings. Innovation: Management, Policy & Practice, 11(3), 357–372. 

Sollenberger, D. K. (2006). Strategic planning in healthcare: The experience of the University of Wisconsin hospital and clinics. Frontiers of Health Services Management, 23(2), 17–31.

Staren, E., Braun, D., & Denny, D. (2010). Optimizing innovation in health care organizations. Physician Executive, 36(2), 54–58, 60–62.

Wardale, D., & Thorpe, S. (2008).  A proposed model for effective facilitation. Group Facilitation, 9, 49–58. 

Weitzner, D., & Darroch, J. (2010). The limits of strategic rationality: Ethics, enterprise risk management, and governance. Journal of Business Ethics, 92(3), 361–372.

Wiggins, M. (2008). Overview of an effective staff meeting. Dermatology Nursing, 20(1), 69.

Zuckerman, A. M. (2006). Advancing the state of the art in healthcare strategic planning. Frontiers of Health Services Management, 23(2), 3–15.

Zuckerman, A. M. (2007). What would you do?: Should this successful integrated system divest one of its business units?. hfm (Healthcare Financial Management), 61(12), 94–95.

Zuckerman, A. M. (2007). What would you do? Are freestanding emergency centers an idea whose time has come? hfm (Healthcare Financial Management), 61(8), 114–116.

Zuckerman, A. M. (2008). What would you do? Affiliate, merge, or stay independent? hfm (Healthcare Financial Management), 62(8), 118–120. 

Zuckerman, A. M. (2008). What would you do?: Is it too late to develop a comprehensive community hospital cardiovascular program? hfm (Healthcare Financial Management), 62(4), 116–118.

Zuckerman, A. M. (2008). What would you do?: Is this system's smaller hospital a keeper?. hfm (Healthcare Financial Management), 62(6), 112–114.

Zuckerman, A. M. (2008). What would you do ? What type of expansion makes sense?. hfm (Healthcare Financial Management), 62(10), 122–124.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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