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Author Norris, Lisa

Title Transplant Administration
Published Hoboken : Wiley, 2014


Description 1 online resource (255 pages)
Contents Transplant Administration; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Companion Website; CHAPTER 1 Organ Allocation: NOTA, the OPTN, and Policy Development; The history: why did deceased donor allocation begin?; Organ allocation; Regulations governing organ transplantation; National Organ Transplant Act (NOTA); Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) Final Rule; Responsibilities of OPTN; Responsibilities of the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients; Ethical frameworks used in organ allocation policy development; Policy development process
Current organ allocation policiesDeceased donor kidney allocation; Kidney-pancreas allocation; Liver allocation; Heart allocation; Lung allocation; Staying in compliance; References; CHAPTER 2 Organizational Structures; Functional structure; Matrix structure; Service line structure; Institutes; References; CHAPTER 3 Human Resources; Workforce planning; Recruitment and selection; Compensation; Physician compensation and directorships; Turnover and retention; Training and advancement; References; CHAPTER 4 Clinical Services; Referral and access; Pretransplant evaluation; Waitlist management
Organ turn downsIn-patient; Post-transplant; References; CHAPTER 5 Regulatory and Compliance Issues; CMS regulations; CMS surveys; Survey process; Final report and response; Preparation for a survey; Most commonly cited deficiencies; Process for termination of Medicare certification; Mitigating factors; Systems Improvement Agreement; Future trends for CMS surveys; UNOS regulations; Joint Commission; The Joint Commission certification process for destination ventricular assist device (VAD) programs; References; CHAPTER 6 Transplant Finance; Revenue sources; Medicare; Medicaid; Private insurers
Organ acquisitionThe cost report; Flagging of accounts; Profitability; Monitoring financial performance; Charity care and patient funds; References; CHAPTER 7 Managed Care Contracting; Becoming a center of excellence; Understanding internal costs; Contracting methodologies and reimbursement structure; Phases of care-What is included in each phase of care?; Carved-out services; The art of stop loss; Contract renewal; Collaboration with the business office; Operationalizing a contract; Contract performance; Benefit levels; Relationship with MCOs
CHAPTER 8 Quality Assessment and Performance ImprovementQuality assessment; Performance improvement; Plan-Do-Study-Act; Sentinel and adverse events; References; CHAPTER 9 Transplant Information Management and Transplant Information Systems; Data, information, knowledge, and wisdom (DIKW); History of regulated transplant data collection; The lagging state of computerization in health care; The need for data management in the transplant center; The referral and evaluation; Post-transplant; The problem with paper; Spreadsheet and database applications
Summary This timely new book, written by a transplant administrator with over sixteen years of experience, along with other expert contributors, covers the specifics of each aspect of transplant administration, providing information that will enable new administrators to quickly master essentials, help more seasoned administrators evaluate and improve their programs, and generally provide a knowledge base, focused on best-practices in light of regulatory requirements, for transplant surgeons, aspirant administrators and hospital administrators.Comprehensively covers all asp
Notes Developing transplant-specific electronic records
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- United States
Tissue and Organ Procurement -- organization & administration
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.
United States
United States
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781118391990