Category : Public Health
Leaders of rural healthcare organizations confront unique challenges. Payment systems, power dynamics, labor availability, and accessible resources differ considerably between rural and urban areas.
Healthcare Leadership and Rural Communities outlines what it takes to manage care in a rural community and provides advice on overcoming the common challenges that healthcare executives confront. The authors provide candid insights gained from their experience as rural healthcare managers and their work with leaders in the field.
Covered topics include the following:
Measuring and managing rural care qualityDeveloping strong relationships with physiciansFinancing and funding rural healthcareMeeting demand for mental and behavioral health services
Case studies provide an excellent starting point for discussions with healthcare teams, boards, providers, and local leaders on how to solve real-life difficulties and enhance cooperation.
All healthcare organizations are linked to their communities, but rural providers have particularly strong ties. This book emphasizes the need for collaboration to safeguard the futures of organizations and their communities.
- Publisher: Health Administration Press; September 1, 2023
- Language: English
- ISBN: 9781640553989