This work ushers in a change in the approach of books on hospital administration. The case-based learning approach has been used to make the text interesting. Many new topics have been introduced in this book which had not been addressed so far in the available books, for example, the role of engineering department in ensuring provision of good quality of medical care by the hospitals. New concepts in hospital administration like information therapy, use of information and communication technology, health promoting hospital approach, impact of globalisation on hospital care, etc. have also introduced through this book. USP of the book is giving due importance to the feedback from experienced hospital administrators across public and private hospitals of the country. This book will surely be of use to medical superintendents and hospital administrators in government and private hospitals in India and other countries. Students as well as teachers of various courses namely, regular and distant learning courses of MBA in Healthcare/Hospital Administration, Diploma of Masters in Hospital Administrator, MD in Hospital Administration, MD in Community Medicine, Diploma/Masters in Laws, Masters in Public Health will also find this book of immense value. This book will also be helpful for civil surgeons and senior medical officers of state health services. The book comprehensively consolidates a lot of practical aspects by incorporating plenty of illustrations, photographs, case studies, real life situations, etc. which will help the readers to get a realistic practical experience.
- New concepts in hospital administration like use of information and communication technology, health promoting hospital approach, impact of globalization on hospital care, role of engineering department and information therapy, etc. have been introduced
- Case Studies presented in the chapters are useful for case based learning approach
- Comprehensively consolidates a lot of practical aspects by incorporating plenty of Flowcharts, Figures and Tables help the readers to get a realistic practical experience