As in the previous editions, this substantially revised and updated edition continues to discuss in detail the various methods of organizing a hospital's Human Resource Department. It also shows how the use of scientific techniques can improve the services of the hospital and ultimately benefit the patients as well as the hospital itself. The Sixth Edition brings in new concepts and new ideas and takes into account the contemporary challenges of hospitals in the human resource management area.What is New to This Edition • One entire new section on Twelfth Five Year Plan (2012-2017). • Two New Chapters-Chapter 6 on Patient Safety and Chapter 7 on Hospital Information System. • New Supreme Court Judgements on Consumer Protection replacing the older judgements Intended primarily as a text for students pursuing Master of Hospital Administration (MHA), postgraduate diploma courses in Hospital Adminis-tration or Health Care Services, and undergraduate and postgraduate courses in nursing (B.Sc./M.Sc. Nursing), the book would be equally useful for all those engaged in hospital administration, nursing administration, and human resource management.What the Reviewers Say 1. This book vividly covers the principles and objectives of management including the financial administration of a hospital. It is essential ... for the hospital administrators and students of hospital management.
-Swaraj Halder, Hony. Editor, Journal of Indian Medical Association, Kolkata2. Overall, the book is educative, relevant and is very well written. It would serve as a reference book for all hospital administrators. Professor Veena Choudhary, Director, G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi
(Excerpt from Book Review in JIMSA, January-March 2010)