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Essentials of Health Care Marketing, Paperback, 4 Edition by Berkowitz, Eric N.


Paperback: 4 Edition

Publication Date: 2016-08-29
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Paperback : 592 pages
Edition: 4 Edition
Author: Berkowitz, Eric N.
ISBN-10: 1284094316
ISBN-13: 9781284094312

Product Description The healthcare industry continues to undergo enormous changes with new laws and policies, fresh innovations, and an increasingly educated health consumer. As such, healthcare administrators must be prepared to shift their strategies in order to meet the demands of this dynamic market. Essentials of Health Care Marketing, Fourth Edition will provide your students with a foundational knowledge of the principles of marketing and their particular application in health care. Moreover, the text offers a perspective on how these principles must shift in response to the changing environmental forces that are unique to this market. This complete curriculum of marketing management tools and techniques is ideal for graduate courses, though advanced undergraduates can readily grasp the level of presentation. New to the Fourth Edition: Chapter 3 (Environment) heavily revised to include new health care delivery models, increased competition, foreign competitors, and health care reform. Chapter 4 now includes discussion of exchanges. Chapter 10 addresses increasing amount of system consolidation. About the Author Dr. Berkowitz has consulted frequently on marketing and marketing research for a wide range of health care organizations. A frequent speaker for medical staff meetings and retreats, Dr. Berkowitz also serves as a core faculty member for the American College of Physician Executives. Dr. Berkowitz also has been a frequent speaker at meetings of the Medical Group Management Association, the American Hospital Association, and the Association of Community Cancer Centers among others. Dr. Berkowitz has taught in the Executive Management Programs of the University of Minnesota, Health Systems Management Center at Case Western Reserve University, Carnegie Mellon University and for the University of Connecticut. Professor Berkowitz has published extensively in both marketing and health care. He is an author of six books; Essentials of Health Care Marketing (Jones and Bartlett, 2006, 1996); Marketing (Richard D. Irwin, 7th ed., 2002);Marketing in Canada (Richard D. Irwin, 5th ed.); Health Care Marketing Plans: From Strategy to Action (Jones and Bartlett 3rd ed., 2004); Strategic Planning inHealth Care Management: Marketing and Finance Perspectives (Aspen 1981); Health Care Market Research (Richard D. Irwin, 1997). Dr. Berkowitz is a past editor of the Journal of Health Care Marketing. He also served as Chairperson of the Alliance for Health Care Strategy and Marketing. Eric also served as the Editor of Trend Watch. Professor Berkowitz is listed in Who’s Who in American Industry and Finance, Who’s Who in Education, 6th ed (2004-2005), and Who’s Who Among Emerging Leaders. In 1985 Dr. Berkowitz was named an honorary member of the American College of Physician Executives. In 1988 Professor Berkowitz received the Frank J, Weaver Leadership Award from the Alliance for Healthcare Strategy and Marketing for his contributions to the advancement of healthcare marketing.

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