Tag Archives: HCHAPS

Nursing-One of the Most Dangerous Jobs-Please Listen/Read/Share NPR Series!

“Every day you call and say, ‘We don’t have anybody to help us,’ ” And again it would be the same thing.  Every single day being jerked around and by the end of the day nobody ever came to help … Continue reading

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Facing Up to the Costs of Healthcare (Book Review)

William J. Baumol et al., The Cost Disease: Why Computers Get Cheaper But Health Care Doesn’t, New Haven, Yale University Press, 2012 Book Review by Jim Murphy This is an important book. Because of its technical nature, it may be … Continue reading

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Cutting Health Care Costs: Crucial Goal or Unwise Obsession?

The increasing importance of healthcare organizational issues is evident from the fact that almost every issue of the Harvard Business Review (arguably the world’s most important management periodical) now has an article in this area. The latest, in the current … Continue reading

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