Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 September 2016

222 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190215651

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The Healthcare Professional Workforce

Understanding Human Capital in a Changing Industry

Timothy J. Hoff, Kathleen M. Sutcliffe, and Gary J. Young

  • A seminal volume addressing multiple health professions and the major changes occurring within and to each of them, linking the changes to future system needs
  • The book to address demographic, economic, and sociological changes underway in the healthcare industry
  • Details the emergence of pharmacists, nurses, and other non-physician professionals who are playing an increasingly important role in healthcare delivery; addresses major U.S. physician change
  • Complements authors' theoretical insights with commentaries from heads of professional organizations, healthcare foundations, and influential physicians
  • An ideal text for academics, practitioners, and students in sociology, public health, health economics, medicine, health policy and management, and organizational studies

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