Bita A. Kash, Ph.D., M.B.A., FACHE
Associate Professor/Center Director
Director of NSF Center for Health Organization Transformation (CHOT), Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Healthcare Management (JHM)
212 Adriance Lab Rd.
College Station, TX 77843-1266
- Organizational Capacity for Change and Transformation
- Nursing Home Staffing and Cost
- Healthcare Strategic Planning and Marketing
- Examining Elements of Integrated Primary Provider Networks as Potential Sources of Competitive Advantage using Resource Based Theory
- Implementation of Evidence-Based Transformational Strategies within Healthcare Organizations
The Center for Health Organization Transformation (CHOT) is an industry-university cooperative research center (I/UCRC) funded by the National Science Foundation and health organizations to conduct research supporting major management, clinical, and information technology innovations in healthcare. As Director and PI of CHOT, Dr. Kash conducts research to support the implementation of evidence-based transformational strategies within healthcare organizations. Dr. Kash's research model relies on the knowledge and experience of healthcare leaders to guide academic research. This cooperative model ensures that the research is both meaningful and applicable to the healthcare industry and provides immediate decision support for CHOT’s Industry Members, such Texas Children's Hospital, the American Society of Anesthesiologists, and Studer Group. Dr. Kash's areas of research include organizational capacity for change and transformation, implementation of new innovative models of care in primary care and surgical settings, nursing home staffing and cost, and healthcare strategic planning and management. Her most recent research projects, funded by the National Science Foundation's Center for Health Organization Transformation (CHOT), focus on examining elements of integrated primary provider networks as potential sources of competitive advantage using resource based theory (RBT). Dr. Kash's research has been funded primarily by NSF, AHRQ, NIH, industry, and the State Department of Health and Human Services.
- Healthcare Strategic Planning
- MHA Capstone Course