Iscussion: Healthcare Management (week 1)

Please just respond to the following prompts (1/2 page per prompt):

1) Define healthcare management and healthcare managers. Describe the function carried out by each and give examples of tasks in each function.

2) Are leaders born, or are they trained? How has the history of leadership in the United States evolved to reflect this question?

Buchbinder, SB, and Shanks, NH. (2012). Introduction to health care management. (2nd ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.