Textbook of Medical Administration and Leadership

  • Erwin Loh
  • Paul W. Long
  • Peter Spurgeon

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Paul W. Long, Peter Spurgeon, Erwin Loh
    Pages 1-14
  3. Johannes Stoelwinder
    Pages 15-29
  4. Caroline Clarke
    Pages 31-46
  5. Susannah Ahern
    Pages 47-61
  6. Jason Goh, Erwin Loh
    Pages 63-70
  7. David Rankin
    Pages 127-152
  8. Andrew Robertson
    Pages 153-167
  9. Alastair P. Mah
    Pages 169-183
  10. Bennie Ng
    Pages 185-204
  11. Anjali Dhulia
    Pages 205-231
  12. Peter Lowthian
    Pages 249-254
  13. Eleanor Flynn
    Pages 281-293

About this book


This textbook covers all general areas of knowledge required for a trainee, generalist medical administrator, and doctor undergoing training to be a medical administrator specialist. Chapters cover all the key topics on medical administration and leadership. Some of the key topics included are: health systems and policy, health law, private health and insurance, health disaster planning, population and public health, health information and technology, and health economics and financial management.

Medical practitioners of today are part of huge changes in medical practice as continuing developments are happening in biomedical sciences and clinical practice with new health priorities, rising expectations among patients and the public, and changing societal attitudes. Consequently, basic knowledge and skills, while fundamentally important are not enough today on their own and doctors thus need to demonstrate leadership combined with sound management skills to drive the necessary changes required to meet the challenges head. This book serve as an invaluable resource for a wide spectrum of physicians including specialists, clinician managers and other health professionals, as well as non-clinical managers working in health. This is a gateway text for trainees in medical administration, specialist medical administrators, aspiring medical managers, health service managers, and heads of service and departments in various medical specialties.


Health systems and policy Health law Clinical governance and risk management. Population and public health Medical education

Editors and affiliations

  • Erwin Loh
    • 1
  • Paul W. Long
    • 2
  • Peter Spurgeon
    • 3
  1. 1.Group Chief Medical OfficerSt Vincent’s Health Australia, Clinical Professor, Monash UniversityEast MelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Founding DirectorCentre for Health LeadershipSydneyAustralia
  3. 3.Emeritus ProfessorWarwick Medical School, Warwick UniversityCoventryUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-5453-2
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-5454-9
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