Journal of Healthcare Management

Founded in 1956, the Journal of Healthcare Management is a bimonthly journal published by the Health Administration Press located in Chicago, Ill. Its subject matter is hospitals and health care institutions. Its editor is Stephen O'Connor, Ph.D.

Articles from Vol. 61, No. 1, January/February

A Review of Tools to Assist Hospitals in Meeting Community Health Assessment and Implementation Strategy Requirements
INTRODUCTIONOver the past 25 years, medical, public health, and social service organizations have collaborated in efforts to improve the health of communities and populations (Koo, Felix, Dankwa-Mullan, Miller, & Waalen, 2012; Lasker & Committee...
Developing Physician Leaders through Professional Associations
The call for physician leadership development is becoming more insistent in the face of increasing costs, demand for services, and the appearance of new payment models (Morrissey, 2015). Senior leaders are in an ideal position to help physicians succeed...
Editorial
The Journal of Healthcare Management kicks offthe new year with an interview with an experienced and highly respected health administration faculty leader. This issue also introduces our two column topics for 2016-physician leadership and value-based...
Exploring Business Strategy in Health Information Exchange Organizations
INTRODUCTIONHealth information exchanges (HIEs) are organizations devoted to electronically transferring patients' medical data (such as records, images, test results) between providers to improve the delivery of care. HIEs evolve in one of two ways:...
Interview with Nancy Borkowski, DBA, FACHE, CPA, Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Nancy Borkowski, DBA, FACHE, CPA, FHFMA is a professor in the Department of Health Services Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Dr. Borkowski has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare field and is the author...
The Capital Budgeting Process of Healthcare Organizations: A Review of Surveys
INTRODUCTIONAs early as the 1950s, surveys have examined capital budgeting practices of industries other than healthcare. Several researchers have analyzed and synthesized these surveys (e.g., Mukherjee, 1987; Mukherjee & Al Rahahleh, 2011). Practitioners...
The Effects of Hospital-Level Factors on Patients' Ratings of Physician Communication
INTRODUCTIONPatient-physician relationships, and communication specifically, influence patient outcomes, patient satisfaction, recall of information, and adherence to treatment regimens (Chang et al., 2006; Roter, 1989; Schneider, Kaplan, Greenfield,...
Understanding Value-Based Incentive Models and Using Performance as a Strategic Advantage
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) implemented hospital quality incentive and penalty programs as part of the Affordable Care Act, and they are the starting points for transitioning to value-based payment. Not only do the programs...
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