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Measurement of Nursing Outcomes

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This thoroughly updated and revised new edition of the award-winning series on measurement presents nearly 80 actual, tested intruments for assessing nursing outcomes in a multitude of settings and situations. Each tool is accompanied by a descriptive essay that includes information on purpose, administration, scoring, and reliability and validity. Whether you are interested in measuring…

License To Steal: How Fraud bleeds America’s Health Care System

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Who steals? An extraordinary range of folk–from low-life hoods who sign on as Medicare or Medicaid providers equipped with nothing more than beepers and mailboxes, to drug trafficking organizations, organized crime syndicates, and even major hospital chains. In License to Steal, Malcolm K. Sparrow shows how the industry’s defenses, which focus mostly on finding and…

Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC): Measurement of Health Outcomes, 5e

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Promoting safe and effective nursing care, Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC), 5th Edition standardizes the terminology and criteria needed to measure and evaluate outcomes that result from nursing interventions. Nearly 500 research-based nursing outcome labels – including 107┬áthat are NEW to this edition – help to standardize expected patient outcomes. Specific indicators make it easier to…

The Portable Lawyer for Mental Health Professionals: An A-Z Guide to Protecting Your Clients, Your Practice, and Yourself

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Thoroughly revised, this indispensable survival guide is written for anyone in practice by two attorneys specializing in the legal aspects of mental health care. The authors explain how to handle allegations of malpractice, coping with threats of violence, preserving client confidentiality, and more. Each chapter features step-by-step guidance, helpful case studies, “legal lightbulbs” highlighting concepts…

Fundamentals of Health Care Financial Management: A Practical Guide to Fiscal Issues and Activities

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In this thoroughly revised and updated third edition of Fundamentals of Health Care Financial Management , consultant and educator Steven Berger offers a practical step-by-step approach to understanding the fundamental theories and relationships guiding financial decisions in health care organization. Set in a fictional mid-sized hospital, the book is written in diary form, taking the…

Assessing and Measuring Caring in Nursing and Health Science: Second Edition (Watson, Assessing and Measuring Caring in Nursing and Health Science)

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“As in the first edition, the author has done a magnificent job compiling these instruments and providing important information that the reader can use to evaluate their usefulness. –Ora Lea Strickland, RN, PhD, FAAN (From the Foreword) This book provides all the essential research tools for assessing and measuring caring for those in the caring…

Healthcare Fraud: Auditing and Detection Guide

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An invaluable tool equipping healthcare professionals, auditors, and investigators to detect every kind of healthcare fraud According to private and public estimates, billions of dollars are lost per hour to healthcare waste, fraud, and abuse. A must-have reference for auditors, fraud investigators, and healthcare managers, Healthcare Fraud, Second Edition provides tips and techniques to help…

NOC and NIC Linkages to NANDA-I and Clinical Conditions: Supporting Critical Reasoning and Quality Care, 3e (NANDA, NOC, and NIC Linkages)

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Based on ongoing research conducted by investigative teams at the University of Iowa, NOC and NIC Linkages to NANDA-I and Clinical Conditions: Supporting Critical Thinking and Quality Care, 3rd Edition is the only book on the market that provides linkages between the three standardized languages recognized by the American Nurses Organization (NOC, NIC, and all…

Evaluation of Health Care Quality in Advanced Practice Nursing

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“High-level evaluation skills reflecting national standards and benchmarks are becoming increasingly important in our changing health care climate. This is the only nursing textbook to lay the foundation for APNs to achieve the highest possible competency in conducting systematic and in-depth evaluations of all aspects of health care. Comprehensive in scope, it distills current best…

Health Care Entities – Audit and Accounting Guide

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This guide provides “how-to” guidance on planning, performing and reporting on Health Care entity audit engagements, as well as information for members in practice in the Health Care industry. Considered the industry standard resource, this 2013 update contains practical guidance for accounting and auditing of health care entities, including auditor involvement with municipal securities filings,…

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