(PRWEB) August 17, 2014
Outliers Publishing announced they will be selling individual chapters from the most up-to-date, comprehensive textbook about the business of urgent care, entitled Textbook of Urgent Care Management, in eBook format on Amazon.com. The second chapter is already available online and the entire book will be available by the end of August 2014.
The textbook was edited by Dr. John Shufeldt, a forerunner in the field of Urgent Care Medicine and chapters are authored by twenty seven expert immediate care operators. It serves as a business-consulting guide to potential or existing urgent care clinic owners, managers and operators as well as investors. The 47-chapter book touches on topics that range from location selection to financial management, marketing, and social media for an immediate care center, and much more.
The individual chapters will be available for purchase and immediate download on Amazon.com and other eBook retailers by August 31, 2014. The full book is available now in print or eBook format on the official Urgent Care Education website.
The Textbook of Urgent Care Management is the second book in the Urgent Care Education Series accompanied by the Textbook of Urgent Care Medicine.
“We want to give readers the option of purchasing the chapters that best apply to the stage of urgent care business they are in. Many physicians, operators, and clinic owners find our textbooks after they have opened their walk-in center and decide to launch social media for example or maybe want to learn more about hiring and compensation and screening for quality medical providers. The book and individual eBook chapters are perfect for the various phases in urgent care business they might find themselves in,” said Editor-in-Chief, and previous owner of one of the nation’s largest urgent care groups, Dr. John Shufeldt.
About Author John Shufeldt:
Dr. John Shufeldt is a practicing Emergency Physician, Author of the Outlier Series, as well as Urgent Care Textbooks, founder of MeMD.com and serial entrepreneur. He also owns currently owns UrgentRad.com and Ucinet.org.
He founded NextCare Inc. in 1993 as well as numerous other health and non-health care businesses. He served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board for NextCare Urgent Care until 2010. Under John’s leadership, NextCare grew from a single clinic to fifty-eight clinics in six states with annualized revenue of nearly 100 Million Dollars. He is one of the founding partners of Empower Emergency Physicians and continues to practice emergency medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. John is a member of the Phoenix Police SWAT team. He is President of the Board of the Men’s Anti-violence Network, and serves on the Drake University Board of Trustees and the Sandra Day O’Conner College of Law Alumni Board.
John has authored and co-authored books on Children’s Emergencies and Contract Issues for Emergency Medicine Physicians as well as the Outlier Series, a line of book geared toward professional development. He writes and lectures on a variety of subject matters to graduate medical, business and law students. He is the Health Law Editor and on the Advisory Board for the Journal of Urgent Care Medicine and was the Editor in Chief of Urgent Care Alert and ED Legal Bulletin. He is an adjunct professor at the Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business where he teaches Health Law and Ethics to MBA and Health Sector Management students and is an adjunct professor at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of law where he teaches a seminar on Health Law Entrepreneurism.
About Urgent Care Education Series:
Urgent care textbook editors, Lee A. Resnick, MD, FAAFP and John Shufeldt, MD, JD, FACEP have collaborated to fill an ever growing need in urgent care: to create educational materials with the highest relevancy, utility, and credibility. In the Textbook of Urgent Care Medicine and the Textbook of Urgent Care Management, each chapter is authored by a leading urgent care physician or operator in their areas of expertise. The books provide a thorough and quick reference guide in both the application of clinical practice and the management of an urgent care center.