Operations management is increasingly a critical skill needed in today's health care leader. Managing your organization's complex interdisciplinary processes, labor and asset productivity, and operational performance involves quantitative and qualitative skills. Covering a range of topics from quality management to data analyses, Health Care Operations Management: A Systems Approach clearly explains the important concepts and skills necessary to lead a modern health care organization. Logically organized in four parts, Health Care Operations Management: A Systems Approach looks at operations, systems and financial management; methods for improving operations; analytical tools and technology; and health care supply chain. Thoroughly revised, the new Third Edition offers new content on health plan operations, use of information technology in operations management, and analytics - topics often overlooked in most health care operational management texts.