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NURS 6230 Case Study: Quality Nursing in a Complex Health Care Organization: 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.

NURS 6230 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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Burns, L. R., & Pauly, M. V. (2002). Integrated delivery networks: A detour on the road to integrated health care? Health Affairs, 21(4), 128–143

Denham, C.R. (2009). Are you infected? Journal of Patient Safety, 5(3), 188-196.

Denham, C.R., Dingman, J., Foley, M.E., Ford, D., Martins, B., O'Regan, P., & Salamendra, A. (2008). Are you listening ... Are you really listening? Journal of Patient Safety, 4(3), 148-161.

Filipovitch, A.J. (2006). Organizational transformation of a community-based clinic. Nonprofit Management & Leadership, 17(1), 103-115.

Glouberman, S., & Mintzberg, H. (2001). Managing the care of health and the cure of disease—Part I: Differentiation. Health Care Management Review, 26(1), 56–69.

Glouberman, S., & Mintzberg, H. (2001). Managing the care of health and the cure of disease—Part II: Integration. Health Care Management Review, 26(1), 70–84.

Hall, L.W., Moore, S.M., & Barnsteiner, J.H. (2008). Quality and nursing: Moving from concept to a core competency. Urologic Nursing, 28(6), 417-425.

Lukas, C.V., Holmes, S.K., Cohen, A.B., Restuccia, J., Cramer, I.E., Shwartz, M., & Charns, M.P. (2007). Transformational change in health care systems: An organizational model. Health Care Management Review. 32(4), 309-320.

Okes, D. (2008). The human side of root cause analysis. Journal for Quality & Participation, 31(3), 20-29.

Schryer, N. (2004). Implementing organizational redesign to support practice: The Tulane model. Journal of Nursing Administration, 34(9), 400-406.

Sinreich, D. & Jabali, O. (2007). Staggered work shifts: A way to downsize and restructure an emergency department workforce yet maintain current operational performance. Health Care Management Science, 10(3), 293-308.

Williams, L. (2008). Liability landscape. The value of a root cause analysis. Long-Term Living: For the Continuing Care Professional, 57(11), 34-37.

Yarbrough, A.K., & Powers, T.L. (2006). A resource-based view of partnership strategies in health care organizations. Journal of Hospital Marketing & Public Relations, 17(1), 45-65.

Other Readings

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