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Unformatted text preview: Organizational Structure and Design: Dr. Ann-Michele Gundlach, EdD 1 Section D Health Care Organizational Structures 2 Notes: The following slides on organizational structure adapted from Shortell, S.M. and Kaluzny, A.D. (2000). Health Care Management, 4 th Ed. Five Organizational Structures Functional Divisional Matrix Service line or program Parallel Organizational Structure and Design: Dr. Ann-Michele Gundlach, EdD 2 3 Health Care Organizations Are Hybrid Structures: A Combination of . . . Mechanistic High specialization Rigid departmentalization Clear chain of command Narrow span of control Centralization High formalization Organic [Flexible] Cross functional teams Cross hierarchical teams Free flow of information Wide spans of control Decentralization Low formalization 4 Functional Structure Labor is specialized by function Hospital services function separately from clinical services Useful in a small to medium size organization with few service lines Decisions are centralized − Small community hospital or clinics, nursing homes, chronic care facilities Organizational Structure and Design:...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course PH 551.601 taught by Professor Ward during the Spring '09 term at Johns Hopkins.
- Spring '09