November 7, 2014 – Dr. Bernard Healey, professor of health care administration at King’s College, has authored a new textbook, titled “Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations and Challenges,” which is scheduled for publication in January by Jossey-Bass Public Health. The book was co-written with Tina Marie Evans, associate professor and department head of applied health studies at the Pennsylvania College of Technology.
The book is a comprehensive guide to the structure, synergy, and challenges in U.S. health care delivery. From care to cost, the book focuses on providers, insurers, and facilities. The textbook also highlights challenges facing health care delivery in the future, including physician shortages, quality care, and chronic disease epidemic.
After working for more than 20 years as an epidemiology manager for the Pennsylvania Department of Health in Kingston, Healey became a full-time professor at King’s in 1995. He was an adjunct faculty member at King’s since 1980. Healey earned a bachelor’s degree from King’s, master’s degrees from the Marywood College and Wilkes University, and a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania.
He currently teaches courses on leadership and quality management in health care, health care economics, epidemiology, health promotion, and marketing.
Kings College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of the Holy Cross.
Dr. Bernard Healey