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Dictionaries, encyclopedias and handbooks provide background material and are often a good place to start your research, as key concepts are explained and a bibliography is often enclosed. The selected resources below are located on the First floor of the Chesnutt Library in the Reference Department.

Best of Health:  Demographics of Health Care Consumers
Ref RA 445 .W45 2000]

This work "brings together in one volume the many sources of data on health care consumers, providing a comprehensive look at the demand for health care."

Encyclopedia of Health Care Management
[Ref RA 971 .E52 2004]

This encyclopedia contains definitions for approximately 600 keywords classified into sixteen general categories.

Health Care Policy and Politics A to Z
[Ref RA 395 .A3 R685 2003]

This work “focuses comprehensively on health policy issues in all their dimensions, including their histories” and provides background on national health issues.

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The Main Stacks are located on the Second and Third floors of the Library.  If you do not find what you need by browsing the Library of Congress Call Numbers, please refer to the Library Online Catalog for more information sources.

Health Care Administration:  Planning, Implementing,
and Managing Organized Delivery Systems

[RA 971 .H384 2004]

This text focuses on organized delivery systems, and the role of the hospital within a system environment.  There are chapters on financial management, human resources, labor and employment laws, ethics, and bioterrorism preparedness.

Health Services Planning
[RA 394.9 T48 2003]

"Health Services Planning provides the reader with an understanding of the key concepts related to the planning process and offers step-by-step guidelines for developing any type of plan for a community, a health system or an organization."

Leading Change in Health and Social Care
[RA 971 .M365 2003]

"Providing an overview of leadership theories and a practical guide to management tools and techniques, Leading Change in Health and Social Care is illustrated throughout with examples drawn from health and social care settings.

Managing the Health Care Professional
[RA 971.35 .M28 2004]

"A practical guide for first-line supervisor, middle managers or department heads who must direct the activities of health care professionals."

Quantitative Methods in Health Care Management
Techniques and Applications

[RA 394 .O98 2006]

"This book offers an introductory text on quantitative techniques for the student or new professional administrator, as well as a reference manual for health care professionals."

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Selected Resources

Access the full-text of over 13,000 reference, scholarly and professional books through NetLibrary.  NetLibrary is restricted to FSU students, faculty and staff. 
Below are some examples of Health Care Management titles found in NetLibrary:

Changing the U.S. Health Care System:  Key Issues in Health Services, Policy, and Management by Andersen, Ronald.; Rice, Thomas H.; Kominski, Gerald F.
Publication:  San Francisco Jossey Bass, 2001.

Effective Healthcare Information Systems by Armoni, Adi.
Hershey, PA IRM Press, 2002.

Handbook for the New Health Care Manager by Lombardi, Donald N.
Publication:  San Francisco Jossey Bass, 2001.

Organizational Ethics in Health Care by Boyle, Phillip.
Publication:  San Francisco Jossey Bass, 2001.

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations by Carroll, Roberta.
Publication:  San Francisco:  Chicago Jossey Bass, 2001.

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