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Submit: Theories and Theorists

o Identify two key theories in your field. (Healthcare Administration

o Identify the theorist(s) and sources of the theories (key articles or books) in your discipline.

o Describe the basic tenets of these theories.

o Analyze the relationship between the two theories that you have found.

o Explain why these theories are so important to your discipline and how they relate to the research that you are interested in doing.

o Include a reference list for the five "classics" or influential works you have found.

(Note: Please let me know if this is not enough credits.)

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In Patrick Palmieri and Lori Peterson's "To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health Care System" (2009),

The Origins of the Modern Era Towards an Evidence Based Health Care Management Runo Axelsson International Journal of Health Planning and Management, 19986

o Identify two key theories in your field. (Healthcare Administration

The two theories that will be used for this assessment are Attribution theory and Evidence-Based Management. Both of these theories are capable of assisting healthcare facilities in developing the type of care for patients that is predicated upon competent and effective healthcare that gives patients the most optimal chances at improving and maintaining their health. These theories will be further discussed in the following sections.

o Identify the theorist(s) and sources of the theories (key articles or books) in your discipline.

Bernard Weiner Patrick Palmieri and Lori Peterson's are three of the most prominent theorist(s) associated with attribution theory. Palmieri and Peterson have written extensively on how this theory applies to the ...

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This response addresses the different theories associated with healthcare administration.

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