The literature on health management shows us the way we have to go in terms of organization. Many times we hear that in countries with developed economy health facilities has a very good organization, are managed effectively made up of managers who help to the proper execution of activities.
This book has the virtue to discuss a range of topics of current interest for the management, leadership, health care professionals. The team of editors, already established, managed again to release a summary of exciting and brought into the work of thinking and writing authors experienced medical administrative around the country. The authors show that although the current health facilities are economically vulnerable, are attacked in the media, although faced with problems, yet they are constantly active services are mobilized to support the health of the population both in emergency conditions, as well as calm. Health care team members are prepared to debate issues and find solutions to them. In addition, they are receptive to new problem-solving and creative solutions ... And however the client or patient life advantage.
From reading these texts chosen to retain volume management directions in health facilities:
- In terms of organization is looking for new prospects for the modernization of structures, services, interventions will be developed based on realistic data, based on evidence obtained from a thorough diagnosis, relevance, relevance. Refer to European standards, ethical principles in relation to procedures, peer relationships or relationships between healthcare professionals and patient, including his family. It tends to policy analysis staff, knowing that in our country came at critical times, I witnessed the overcrowding of certain areas or units with doctors, then we have witnessed in discussions about unemployment among physicians, and later to wake up no doctors and no nurses, many of them starting abroad. Proves the quality of Romanian healthcare professionals, and system failure has effectively manage our human resources invested in a lot for training.
- In terms of health facilities management can review the activities of management, skills and behavior profile of managers and leaders to accept or propose ways to improve the skills of leadership / management. Refer to the actions of self-education, self, and specialized trainings. There are no perfect leaders, but there are very good leaders who know how to adapt their leadership style to situation, depending on the particular subordinate staff or collaborator. The health facilities must have a leader of many talents, capacities to cope with the demands and especially to ensure fulfillment of the objectives under the best conditions. Complexity of management resulting from huge responsibility for the lives and welfare of patients, dynamic character, sometimes surprising events in acute need of teams to form and maintain a high level of responsiveness and efficiency.
- In human terms, in health facilities re-launched the idea of the importance of grant staff, who put into operation procedures, technology, services. After a presentation of the categories of health professionals, and auxiliary or other specialties we are reminded of the directions of development of human resources management processes aimed at modernizing health: recruitment and selection, integration and training, evaluation and motivation, all subordinate performance management. The authors pay attention to management teams, this time treated in cognitivist terms, transactional, with reference to the management of creativity, performance, and work group climate. It shows that healthcare professionals can experience moments of tension conflict, but the effects are not only negative but also positive if organization members know how to use the levers of evolution controversial debates of the unit.
The book concludes with two chapters in more psychologically prepared. Occupational risk in emergency services can result in mental disorders such as posttraumatic stress disorder, for which the necessary remedies are proposed. It shows that the health facilities psychologist can contribute significantly both in research activities and clinical care, and in the work analysis, organization, development of methodologies useful organizational management and human resources.
Editors and authors were able to bring a new contribution to literature and deserve health management initiative and congratulated for their efforts!
Prof. Dr. Alexander Constantinovici