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Guide to the Healthcare Industry

Guide to the Healthcare Industry

May 2024 | 256 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Healthcare's advancements are undeniable, but delivering good value remains a challenge. Costs rise while quality improvements lag, leading some to call for removing business from healthcare entirely. This book offers a different perspective, inviting students and professionals to consider the potential of evidence-based business practices to improve healthcare and reduce costs.


This engaging guide explores the unique complexities of the healthcare industry, highlighting why it's ripe for disruption through innovative business solutions. By delving into how traditional models might not fit healthcare perfectly, the book paves the way for understanding how better business practices can unlock the potential for higher quality care at a lower cost.

Karen L. Pellegrin

Karen L. Pellegrin is Director of Continuing Education and Strategic Planning, Founding Director of the Center for Rural Health Science, and senior faculty at the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Prior to joining the college in 2008, she served for more than seven years as an executive for Compass Point Research, a corporation with three subsidiaries providing clinical trials management, ethics review services, and supporting technology throughout the United States. There, she served as Vice President for Quality Management and Strategic Planning, Chief Compliance Officer, and then President. She... More About Author

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