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Physicians and other medical professionals today must acquire far more business knowledge than they did even a generation ago. Whether you are directly involved in a medical practice acquisition, sale or merger, or you are a consultant or hospital executive needing to know more about the acquisition process, you must understand how to arrive at a fair valuation, negotiate a sales price and complete a successful deal. To gain this knowledge, you need a comprehensive reference book that explains situations, provides helpful case studies and answers your questions. In Buying, Selling & Merging a Medical Practice, successful medical management consultant Kenneth Hekman has compiled an all encompassing sourcebook that contains the explanation, techniques and proficiencies necessary to send you to the negotiating table well-equipped to complete a successful deal. Hekman covers the entire subject of buying, selling and merging medical practices by presenting its component parts in clear, concise language.
This comprehensive book provides a global perspective on the properties and powers of furniture. Programs in the visual arts - art, architecture, interior design - are all facing the challenge of providing students with information from around the world. History of Furniture: A Global View covers the major historical movements in furniture design from prehistoric periods through to contemporary design, including those regions that traditional history books ignore or underserve such as Africa and China. It presents the achievements of Western furniture designers, not in isolation from the rest of the world, but in vibrant contact with it including, for example, the influence of Islamic design on Romanesque style and Thailand's interpretation of Art Nouveau. Features: -- Large, color illustrations featured throughout the text -- Chronology of historic events, key terms, biographies of important designers in each chapter -- Comprehensive glossary, including the numerous unfamiliar terms used in furnishings -- Instructor's Guide provides suggestions for planning the course and using the text in the classroom -- Powerpoint available