The Physician Leader's Guide, Second Edition was updated and expanded to help you and your staff define your challenges, organize your expanding responsibilities and take your performance to new levels. Edited by Richard Burton, MD, MBA PhD, this time-saving resource includes 15 additional, all-new, skill-building chapters, to help you excel in your leadership role. From developing effective negotiation skills as a physician to handling information systems In clinical practice...to using medical practice guidelines and evidence-based medicine to improve care.. you'll see how your colleagues in the healthcare industry mastered the very same challenges you face, and how you can do it too! In more than 200 pages, The Physician Leader's Guide, Second Edition is a compilation of articles by chief medical officers, chief executives officers, professors and top-notch consultants. It includes explicit charts and graphs and a glossary of terms, all to help you: take advantage of the proven financial principles, management techniques and problem-solving methods already used by other successful senior healthcare executives -- participate as an equal among your peers in different departments during strategy, planning, budgeting and other key decision-making sessions -- make breakthroughs in areas important to you and your staff such as credentialling, CQI and team development -- define and improve your role as a physician leader now and into the 21st century and -- successfully handle managed care issues, staff organization, privileges and responsibilities.Burton, Richard is the author of 'Physician Leaders Guide', published 1995 under ISBN 9781569251072 and ISBN 156925107X.