Center for Health and Medical Affairs Director Publishes New Book

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Daniel B. McLaughlin, director of the Center for Health and Medical Affairs at the Opus College of Business, has published a new book based on the best practices of leading health care delivery systems, examples from the business world and research findings.

Make it Happen: Effective Execution in Healthcare Leadership details how effective plan execution can turn today’s challenges into tomorrow’s successes. In his publication, McLaughlin

  • Outlines business intelligence techniques for collecting, displaying and reviewing data that are useful to strategy formulation
  • Explains alternative approaches to strategic planning, including scenario planning
  • Reviews the management tools used to execute change, including the balanced scorecard
  • Discusses how to create a culture that engages employees and drives change
  • Uses the creation of Accountable Care Organizations, health care homes and bundled payment projects as examples of effective execution

A companion website contains web links, resources and videos on the use of the software mentioned in the book.

Learn more about Make it Happen.

University of St. Thomas Press Release, 12/02/2010