Organization theory. Analyzing health care organizations.

Abstract

Organization theory (OT) is a tool that can be applied to analyze and understand health care organizations. Transaction cost theory is used to explain, in a unifying fashion, the myriad changes being undertaken by different groups of constituencies in health care. Agency theory is applied to aligning economic incentives needed to ensure Integrated Delivery System (IDS) success. By using tools such as OT, a clearer understanding of organizational changes is possible.

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@article{Cors1997OrganizationTA, title={Organization theory. Analyzing health care organizations.}, author={William K Cors}, journal={Physician executive}, year={1997}, volume={23 2}, pages={21-3} }