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Leading Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Healthcare

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Leading Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Healthcare

A Global Perspective

9781839104275 Edward Elgar Publishing
Claudine Kearney, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy, RCSI Graduate School of Healthcare Management, RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ireland
Publication Date: January 2022 ISBN: 978 1 83910 427 5 Extent: c 176 pp
This ground-breaking book specifically focuses on the leadership of innovation and entrepreneurship in healthcare by providing a detailed step-by-step framework for effective leadership in the challenging and dynamic healthcare environment. Taking a fresh approach, it utilizes resources within healthcare organizations and the creative abilities of their people to provide a long-term solution to address key global issues, including the aging population, rising costs and long waiting lists, together with the challenges of staff recruitment and retention.

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This ground-breaking book specifically focuses on the leadership of innovation and entrepreneurship in healthcare by providing a detailed step-by-step framework for effective leadership in the challenging and dynamic healthcare environment. Taking a fresh approach, it utilizes resources within healthcare organizations and the creative abilities of their people to provide a long-term solution to address key global issues, including the aging population, rising costs and long waiting lists, together with the challenges of staff recruitment and retention.
 
Claudine Kearney offers in-depth insights into what is required to achieve success in the development of innovation. Chapters also demonstrate how to lead innovation, entrepreneurship and design thinking in healthcare as well as how to achieve results with a future oriented mindset. Visionary in its approach, the book examines both internal and external healthcare environment, addressing the key elements such as organizational strategy, culture and structure to overcome challenges. It also provides a thought-provoking analysis on the significant global challenges experienced within healthcare following the Covid-19 pandemic. 
 
Highlighting key learning points, this book will be an excellent resource for postgraduate students and scholars with a specific focus on medical and scientific innovations as well as those responsible for management within healthcare.
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‘This book provides a thorough, scientific discussion of innovation and entrepreneurship, and then applies it in new and important ways to the healthcare industry. It will help both healthcare scholars and professionals to understand the ways in which the industry can and should be managed, to optimally deal with 21st century challenges.’
– Killian J. McCarthy, University of Groningen, the Netherlands

‘For anyone interested in engaging in change, leadership and creating value in health care, this book is a must read. Claudine Kearney provides a thoughtful, interesting focused innovative approach to a most relevant topic today how to implement innovative leadership and an organizational approach to better healthcare all over the world.’
– Robert D. Hisrich, Kent State University, Ohio, US

‘This book distills today and tomorrow’s complex challenges into a practical decision-making framework that informs thinking about innovation and entrepreneurship in healthcare. I am particularly impressed by the range of insights spanning strategy, leadership, team management, challenges facing women, and human capital. The coverage is pragmatic and comprehensive, helping the reader to recognize and avoid their own common biases, and takes them by the hand to make better decisions. I highly recommend this book for all health care professionals!’
– Donald Bergh, University of Denver, US

‘Caring for the health and wellbeing of all is fundamental to human society – from the new-born to the person dying. Responding with compassion, courage and creativity to this challenge is becoming more pressing as we face global pandemics, aging populations, patterns of multiple morbidities and huge shortages worldwide in health and social care staff. This book is crammed with wisdom and insight about how we create the conditions to unleash the creativity, innovation and compassion of all those who work in health and social care.’
– Michael West, CBE, Lancaster University, UK

‘Look no further than this book if you are interested in learning more about leading change and creating new value within the field of healthcare. Dr. Claudine Kearney provides thoughtful, expert guidance into a vital and timely topic – the criticality of innovative leadership and an entrepreneurial orientation to improve healthcare outcomes around the world.’
– William Wales, University at Albany, SUNY, New York, US
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