Book 2016

Boundaryless Hospital

Rethink and Redefine Health Care Management

ISBN: 978-3-662-49010-5 (Print) 978-3-662-49012-9 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Challenges and Opportunities of Health Care Management in the Twenty-First Century

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-20

      Network Management: Strategic Option for the Boundaryless Hospital

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      Pages 21-40

      Cancer Care: New Value Chains Challenge German Hospital Structures—A Comprehensive Cancer Center Perspective

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      Pages 41-56

      Health Care Under Market Conditions: An Ethical Analysis

  3. Seizing the Opportunities Across Countries and Subdisciplines

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 57-57

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      Pages 59-80

      Pathways Towards Health Care Systems with a Chronic-Care Focus: Beyond the Four Walls

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      Pages 81-101

      The Importance of Time in Developing a Boundaryless Hospital: An Example from Northern Portugal

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      Pages 103-118

      Networked Care: IT-Assisted Tools (Wearable Sensors) for Patients at Risk

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      Pages 119-141

      Carving Out a Place for New Health Care Occupations: An Ethnographic Study into Job Crafting

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      Pages 143-155

      Personalized Medicine Challenges the Health Care System

  4. Meeting the Challenges

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 157-157

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      Pages 159-181

      Measuring Performance in Hospitals: The Development of an Operational Dashboard to Coordinate and Optimize Patient, Material and Information Flows

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      Pages 183-199

      The Boundaryless Hospital Through Risk Management Approach: A Case Study of the A&E Unit of a Tertiary-Care Hospital in Malta

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      Pages 201-209

      Leveraging the Value for Health Care Providers Using Clinical Workflow Analytics

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      Pages 211-234

      Role and Function of the Emergency Department in a Boundaryless Hospital: Optimizing the Process Flow

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      Pages 235-248

      Stakeholder Involvement Transcends Boundaries in University Hospitals

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      Pages 249-255

      The Hospital Situation for Diseases Requiring Sophisticated Examinations Using Epilepsy as an Example

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      Pages 257-275

      Identifying the Adoption Process for Electronic Health Services: A Qualitative Study

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      Pages 277-291

      Infection Prevention Networks and the Role of the Boundaryless Hospital

  5. The Boundaryless Hospital from the Patients’ Perspective

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 293-293

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      Chapter

      Pages 295-320

      From Community Analysis to Prototype: Creating an Online Matchmaker for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients

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      Pages 321-340

      Patients’ Complaints and Managers’ Responses as a Process of Institutional Interaction

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      Pages 341-357

      Innovations by and for Patients, and Their Place in the Future Health Care System

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 359-360