Bita Arbab Kash

Summary

Affiliation: Texas A and M Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Success factors for strategic change initiatives: a qualitative study of healthcare administrators' perspectives
    Bita Arbab Kash
    Texas A and M University Health Science Center, College Station, USA
    J Healthc Manag 59:65-81. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Developing a strategic marketing plan for physical and occupational therapy services: a collaborative project between a critical access hospital and a graduate program in health care management
    Bita A Kash
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    Health Mark Q 30:263-80. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Health care administrators' perspectives on the role of absorptive capacity for strategic change initiatives: a qualitative study
    Bita A Kash
    Bita A Kash, PhD, MBA, FACHE, is Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas E mail Aaron Spaulding, PhD, MHA, is Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, Brooks College of Health, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida E mail Larry Gamm, PhD, is Regents Professor, Health Policy and Management Director, Center for Health Organization Transformation, College Station, Texas E mail Christopher E Johnson, PhD, is Associate Professor of Health Services, Director, Graduate Program in Health, Services Administration, Austin Ross Chair in Health Administration, Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle E mail
    Health Care Manage Rev 38:339-48. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Individual factors associated with intentions to leave among directors of nursing in nursing homes
    Bita A Kash
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 35:246-55. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The relationship between advertising, price, and nursing home quality
    Bita A Kash
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 34:242-50. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint An attempt to forecast hospital market share using admission data
    Bita A Kash
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University Health Science Center, College Station, USA
    J Healthc Manag 54:44-55; discussion 55-6. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Advertising expenditures in the nursing home sector: evaluating the need for and purpose of advertising
    Bita A Kash
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, USA
    J Healthc Manag 53:242-55; discussion 255-6. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparing staffing levels in the Online Survey Certification and Reporting (OSCAR) system with the Medicaid Cost Report data: are differences systematic?
    Bita A Kash
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University Health Science Center, TAMU 1266, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Gerontologist 47:480-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Nursing home spending, staffing, and turnover
    Bita A Kash
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University Health Science Center, College Station, TX, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 32:253-62. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of staff turnover on staffing: A closer look at registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, and certified nursing assistants
    Bita A Kash
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Texas A and M University Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, TAMU 1266, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Gerontologist 46:609-19. 2006

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Success factors for strategic change initiatives: a qualitative study of healthcare administrators' perspectives
    Bita Arbab Kash
    Texas A and M University Health Science Center, College Station, USA
    J Healthc Manag 59:65-81. 2014
    ..The responses also suggest opportunities for leaders of healthcare organizations to more formally recognize the degree to which various change initiatives are dependent on one another...
  2. doi request reprint Developing a strategic marketing plan for physical and occupational therapy services: a collaborative project between a critical access hospital and a graduate program in health care management
    Bita A Kash
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    Health Mark Q 30:263-80. 2013
    ..Lack of awareness and negative perception were key issues. Recommended strategies included building relationships with physicians, partnering with the school district, and enhancing the wellness program. ..
  3. doi request reprint Health care administrators' perspectives on the role of absorptive capacity for strategic change initiatives: a qualitative study
    Bita A Kash
    Bita A Kash, PhD, MBA, FACHE, is Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas E mail Aaron Spaulding, PhD, MHA, is Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, Brooks College of Health, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida E mail Larry Gamm, PhD, is Regents Professor, Health Policy and Management Director, Center for Health Organization Transformation, College Station, Texas E mail Christopher E Johnson, PhD, is Associate Professor of Health Services, Director, Graduate Program in Health, Services Administration, Austin Ross Chair in Health Administration, Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle E mail
    Health Care Manage Rev 38:339-48. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Individual factors associated with intentions to leave among directors of nursing in nursing homes
    Bita A Kash
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 35:246-55. 2010
    ..Although the importance of nurse leadership stability and participation in decision making in nursing homes is well established, scarce literature exists on determinants of intent to leave among directors of nursing (DONs) in nursing homes...
  5. doi request reprint The relationship between advertising, price, and nursing home quality
    Bita A Kash
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 34:242-50. 2009
    ..In this study, we build upon results from prior studies of nursing home advertising activity, market competition, and quality...
  6. ncbi request reprint An attempt to forecast hospital market share using admission data
    Bita A Kash
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University Health Science Center, College Station, USA
    J Healthc Manag 54:44-55; discussion 55-6. 2009
    ..The value of this type of research for management is explored here as well...
  7. ncbi request reprint Advertising expenditures in the nursing home sector: evaluating the need for and purpose of advertising
    Bita A Kash
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, USA
    J Healthc Manag 53:242-55; discussion 255-6. 2008
    ..Therefore, some advertising expenditures may be unnecessary, may lack impact, and may even be wasteful. Reducing unnecessary advertising costs could free up resources, which may be allocated to necessary resident care activities...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparing staffing levels in the Online Survey Certification and Reporting (OSCAR) system with the Medicaid Cost Report data: are differences systematic?
    Bita A Kash
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University Health Science Center, TAMU 1266, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Gerontologist 47:480-9. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Nursing home spending, staffing, and turnover
    Bita A Kash
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University Health Science Center, College Station, TX, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 32:253-62. 2007
    ..Recent work on nursing home staffing and turnover has stressed the importance of ownership and resources. However, few studies have examined spending behaviors, which might also influence staffing levels and staff turnover rates...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of staff turnover on staffing: A closer look at registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, and certified nursing assistants
    Bita A Kash
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Texas A and M University Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, TAMU 1266, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Gerontologist 46:609-19. 2006
    ..We examined the effects of facility and market-level characteristics on staffing levels and turnover rates for direct care staff, and we examined the effect of staff turnover on staffing levels...
  11. ncbi request reprint Community health worker training and certification programs in the United States: findings from a national survey
    Bita Arbab Kash
    School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University Health Science Center, TAMU 1266, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Health Policy 80:32-42. 2007
    ..We examined the expected outcomes and goals of different training and certification programs related to individual CHWs as well as the community they serve...
  12. ncbi request reprint Opportunities for administrators to promote disease management
    Bita A Kash
    School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, USA
    J Healthc Manag 50:297-309; discussion 309-10. 2005
    ..Valued contributions that the administrator should bring to the table include support of standardized DM processes, use of practice guidelines, and provision of pertinent information systems...
  13. ncbi request reprint Organizational technologies of chronic disease management programs in large rural multispecialty group practice systems
    Larry Gamm
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Health Science Center, Texas A and M University System, College Station, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 28:210-21. 2005
    ..The promise of disease management as offered by these systems and other auspices are considered...