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Operations Management and Health Care
An overview of operations management in the health care setting.
# 121738 | 750 words | 1 source | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Business (Management) , Business (Applied Operations) , Medical and Health (General)

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This paper is in three parts: first, a description of operations management and how it works; second, a description of the duties of operations management in an outpatient clinic; and then a plan for the flow of patients through an outpatient clinic.

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"Operations management is the management of systems and processes that creates goods or services, i.e. inputs are processed to produce outputs. In the health care setting, it is services that are produced. The inputs are doctors, nurses, medical supplies and equipment and hospitals, the processing is examinations, surgery, medication and monitoring, and the output is healthy patients. (Stevenson) Service operations have a greater variability in inputs than manufacturing, because each person requiring the service presents a unique problem which..."

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