Clinic management teams: Integrators of professional service and environmental change

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Health Care Management Review, ISSN: 0361-6274, Vol: 15, Issue: 2, Page: 67-79

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Taft, Susan Hoefflinger; Pelikan, James A.
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health); Digital Commons @ Kent State University Libraries
decision making; organizational; group processes; hospital administrators; hospital bed capacity; 500 and over; hospitals; teaching organization and administration; institutional management teams organization and administration; interdepartmental relations; nursing; supervisory; Ohio; organization and administration; outpatient clinics; hospital organization and administration; physician executives; Nursing
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Clinic management teams comprising an administrative director, a head nurse, and a physician manager are interdisciplinary management units in an ambulatory care setting of a large teaching hospital. This article reviews the development of these integrative teams and the factors critical to their success.