Management Principles for Health Professionals is a practical guide for new or future practicing healthcare managers. The customary activities of the manager planning, organizing, decision making, staffing, motivating, and budgeting are succinctly defined, explained, and presented with detailed examples drawn from a variety of health care settings. Students will learn proven management concepts, techniques, models, and tools for managing individuals or teams with skill and ease. The Fifth Edition is loaded with all-new examples from real-world healthcare settings. It addresses the most current topics in health care such as patient safety initiatives, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), revenue recovery efforts, and diversity training.