"Advances in Health Care Management" is a research annual that publishes state-of-the-art reviews and research on special topics in the field of health care management. As conceived by the founding editors, John D. Blair, Myron D. Fottler, and Grant T. Savage, and as originally commissioned by JAI Press, "Advances in Health Care Management" provides a forum for leading research on health care management. Volumes 1-3 offer reviews of the field, research on selected topics, and best papers from the Health Care Management Division of the Academy of Management.
List of contributors. Review Board members. Reviewers. From the Editors. Advances in Health Care Management: the series (J.D. Blair et al.). The future of integrated delivery systems: a consumer perspective (M.D. Fottler et al.). Strategy Content and Process. The content of health care strategy (P.M. Ginter, W.J. Duncan). Marketing strategies and relationships (S.J. O'Connor, V.K. Prasad). The role of paradox in integrating strategy and structure configurations: exploring integrated delivery in health care (G.T. Payne et al.). A turbulent field: theory, research and practice on organizational change in health care (J. B. Goes et al.). Physicians and their Organizations. Physician transition journeys: developing dual commitment on the road from private practitioner to employee (J.A. Thompson, A.H. Van De Ven). Determinants of service orientation among medical students (S.J. O'Connor et al.). Investments in management staffing and the financial performance of medical groups (H.L. Smith et al.). Responding to a consolidating healthcare system: options for physician organizations (L.R. Burns, D.R. Wholey). Management Challenges in Specific Health Care Contexts. The transfer of business practices into hospitals: history and implications (M. Arndt, B. Bigelow). Market and regulatory forces and the transformation of the nursing facility industry (J.S. Zinn et al.). Does resource scarcity create interorganizational coordination and formal service linkages? A case study of a rural mental health system (S. Topping, M. Calloway). International health care management: investigating best practices around the globe (G.T. Savage et al.).