Health Care management is the management discipline concerning the administration and overall management of health care facilities. With grip of globalization on our life and living hood increasing in a faster pace great many diseases are taking the form of epidemic and many of the life threatening diseases are continuous subject of research. This context fostered the tremendous growth of health care industry in multiple dimensions and in the recent years we have seen an unprecedented growth in the number of hospitals and clinics all over the world. Naturally management positions in the health care facilities are constantly on demand of competent professionals and this paved the way for the popularity of health care management as a discipline of management.
Health care is no more just a public welfare but it is a billion dollars business as well
Today health care services starting from the hospitals and private physician's clinics to the pathological laboratories to the wellness facilities are no more welfare initiatives of the administration, it is rather one of the most thriving business and the increasing role of corporate initiatives in the health care industry is a sure proof of it. A big majority of the world's greatest health care facilities and establishments are not government funded and the professional management of these facilities surely enhanced the quality of service as well as business potential. The growing importance of health care management is mostly linked with this rise of professionalism in the health care industry and corporate role in the health care business.
The basic job responsibilities of health care management
Health care management is focused to look after many important and crucial job responsibilities that are crucial for the sustenance and excellence of the health care services in various facilities. Some of the most important job responsibilities of a health care manager include administration of the hospital or clinic, negotiating and communicating with both medical and non-medical staffs, staff recruitment, selection and management, planning, analyzing and project management responsibilities, quality control and client grievance management responsibilities, purchase of medical equipment and devices and looking after the hospital revenue in close cooperation with finance manager, etc.