The Healthcare Nonprofit Keys to Effective Management

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Author: Stephen Gambescia, Sylvia Bastani, Bruce Melgary
Publisher: Health Administration Press
Publication Date: 2019
ISBN 10: 1640551042
ISBN 13: 9781640551046
Edition: 1st
Health-related nonprofit organizations reflect a unique and enduring aspect of the American character, rooted in the concepts of charity and fraternity. Much has changed in the nonprofit sector since the days of Benjamin Franklin and the founding of the Pennsylvania Hospital, but nothing has replaced the dedication, creativity, and hard work of leaders, managers, and volunteers striving to improve the human condition. The Healthcare Nonprofit: Keys to Effective Management assists leaders and managers as they uphold the nonprofit tradition across a challenging and ever-evolving healthcare and public health landscape. It explores the nature and extent of nonprofit activity in the United States, establishing key principles while noting the impact of economic, sociocultural, and technological trends. Special attention is given to the following: The importance of the mission Programs and services that make a difference Staff and volunteer management Effective board governance Fundraising and donor stewardship Marketing, public relations, and advocacy Legal, regulatory, and ethical issues Leadership and crisis management The chapters of The Healthcare Nonprofit, written by accomplished leaders in the field, present essential concepts and principles, as well as more detailed commentary to foster deeper understanding. Ultimately, the book seeks to provide readers with the knowledge and tools they need to begin, run, and sustain effective nonprofit organizations that have a meaningful impact on the people they serve.
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