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Overview

  • Nancy Borkowski, DBA, CPA, FACHE, FHFMA is Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She received her DBA with specializations in health services administration and accounting from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Borkowski has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry and is a two-time past recipient of the American College of Healthcare Executive’s (ACHE) Southern Florida Senior Career Healthcare Executive Award, which recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the advancement of health management excellence.

    Dr. Borkowski is a certified public accountant, board certified in health management, and a Fellow of both the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Dr. Borkowski is a nationally recognized author with the first edition of her book Organizational Behavior in Health Care being referred to as “one of the most significant advances in the field of health services administration,” which was awarded the AJN 2005 Book of the Year Award for nursing leadership and management. She is the author of three textbooks that are widely used both nationally and internationally in graduate and undergraduate health administration and nursing programs.

    Dr. Borkowski’s work has been published in the Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, Leadership in Health Services, Group & Organization Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Health Care Management Review, Journal of Health Administration Education, Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, International Journal of Public Administration, and various other journals.

    Dr. Borkowski teaching interests are leadership, organizational behavior, and strategic management. She is a past recipient of the ACHE’s Excellence in Teaching Award, which is given to faculty who engage in furthering academic excellence and the professional development of health management students. In addition, Dr. Borkowski holds a Visiting Professor appointment in the School of Health Services and Management at Southern Medical University in Guangzhou, China.

    Over the past decade, Dr. Borkowski has served in various leadership roles for the Academy of Management's Health Care Management Division, American College of Healthcare Executive’s Southern Florida Regent’s Advisory Council, the South Florida Healthcare Executive Forum, the Alabama Healthcare Executive Forum, and various other health related organizations. In 2013, Dr. Borkowski was the recipient of the Jessie Trice Hero Award for her leadership and commitment to improving the lives of underserved and minority populations. She has also been honored with the Exemplary Service Award from the American College of Healthcare Executives (2012) and the Frederick T. Muncie Gold Award from the Healthcare Financial Management Association (2017).
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Are community health centers' chief executive officers' compensation related to clinical performance?Health Care Management Review2019
    2019 A Case Study: Organizational and Environmental Factors Associated with Alabama Rural Hospitals’ Reported Levels of Financial DistressJournal of Health Care Finance2019
    2019 Enriching Our Understanding of Health Care Management Journals: A Career Value and Cognitive Mapping ApproachJournal of Hospital Librarianship.  19:1-23. 2019
    2019 Is there an association between Quality Care and Financial Performance in Community Health Centers?Journal of Health Care Finance.  46. 2019
    2019 Pay for performance: Are Community Health Centers’ executive compensation related to clinical performance?Health Care Management Review2019
    2019 The relationship of hospital interdepartmental transfers with patient experienceJournal of Patient Experience2019
    2019 Enriching our understanding of HealthcCare Journal Relevance and Career Values: A career value and cognitive mapping approachJournal of Hospital Librarianship.  19. 2019
    2018 Evaluating Journal Quality: The Wild New World Beyond Journal RankingsJournal of Health Administration Education.  35:29-46. 2018
    2018 Outlets for Health Care Management Research: An Updated Assessment of Journal RatingsJournal of Health Administration Education.  35:47-63. 2018
    2018 EditorialJournal of Healthcare Management.  63:1-2. 2018
    2017 The Relationship of Hospital CEO Characteristics to Patient Experience ScoresJournal of Healthcare Management2017
    2017 An environmental analysis of the evolution of readmission reduction strategies: A study of United States hospitalsJournal of Hospital Administration.  6:40-40. 2017
    2017 Journal Rankings and Directions for Future Research in Health Care Management: A Global PerspectiveHealth Services Management Research.  30:129-137. 2017
    2017 Fixing Medical PricesAnesthesia and Analgesia2017
    2017 Journal rankings and directions for future research in health care management: A global perspectiveHealth Services Management Research.  30:129-137. 2017
    2017 Justifying Deviant Behavior: The Role of Attributions and Moral EmotionsJournal of Business Ethics.  141:779-795. 2017
    2017 Do no harm, except unto thyselfAnesthesia and Analgesia.  125:1840-1842. 2017
    2017 It takes a village to deliver effective and efficient care: Team-based performanceAnesthesia and Analgesia.  124:1717-1720. 2017
    2013 Modifying physician behavior to improve cost-efficiency in safety-net ambulatory settingsJournal of Ambulatory Care Management.  36:129-139. 2013
    2011 Leadership development initiatives underlie individual and system performance in a US public healthcare delivery systemInternational Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance Incorporating Leadership in Health Services.  24:268-280. 2011
    2011 Healthcare managers' perceptions of professional development and organizational supportJournal of Health and Human Services Administration.  34:42-63. 2011
    2010 Improving timeliness and efficiency in the referral process for safety net providers: Application of the lean six sigma methodologyJournal of Ambulatory Care Management.  33:124-130. 2010
    2009 The mediating role of feedback avoidance behavior in the LMX-performance relationshipGroup and Organization Management.  34:645-664. 2009
    2009 Gender differences in professional development of healthcare managersInternational Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance Incorporating Leadership in Health Services.  22:329-339. 2009
    2007 Anticipating the inevitable: When leader and member attribution styles clashOrganizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.  104:158-174. 2007
    2007 Nurses' intent to leave the profession: Issues related to gender, ethnicity, and educational levelHealth Care Management Review.  32:160-167. 2007
    2006 Perspectives from the field: Will recent public policies reduce entrepreneurship in the healthcare industry?International Journal of Public Administration.  29:479-488. 2006
    2006 Entrepreneurial organizations: the driving force for improving quality in the healthcare industry.Journal of Health and Human Services Administration.  28:531-549. 2006
    2005 Designing and implementing an undergraduate health administration program for nontraditional students.Journal of Health Administration Education.  22:365-379. 2005
    2003 Does attribution theory explain physicians' nonacceptance of clinical practice guidelines?Hospital Topics.  81:9-21. 2003
    1995 Managed OverconsumptionJournal of Healthcare Marketing.  15:5-5. 1995
    1994 Physician-controlled PHOs should learn from their competitors.The Journal of the Florida Medical Association.  81:188-189. 1994
    1994 Demarketing of health services.Journal of health care marketing.  14:12. 1994
    1993 Determining IBNR ReservesHMO Magazine.  34:40-43. 1993

    Book

    Year Title Altmetric
    2015 Organizational Behavior in Health Care 2015
    2015 Organizational Behavior, Theory, and Design in Health Care 2015
    2014 Case Studies in Organizational Behavior and Theory for Health Care 2014
    2009 Organizational Behavior, Theory, and Design in Health Care 2009
    2009 Organizational Behavior in Health Care 2009
    2005 Organizational Behavior in Health Care 2005

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Collaborative Leadership 2019
    2015 Employee motivation.  255-285. 2015
    2015 Organization change and transformation.  286-309. 2015
    2014 Collaborative Leadership 2014
    2008 Chapter 12 A re-examination of the attribution-emotion-behavior framework in the context of unethical behavior.  259-283. 2008
    2008 Perspective from the Field: Barriers to Women’s Career Progression.  95-98. 2008

    Research Overview

  • My research interests are in the areas of strategic management, leadership and organizational behavior (OB) issues within the healthcare industry.
  • Teaching Overview

  • I teach strategic management, leadership, organizational behavior, and change management in our Executive MHSA, PhD and Executive doctoral programs.
  • Teaching Activities

  • HA631 - Org Theory and Behavior (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • HRP411 - Honors Community Service Proj (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • HA625 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • HA650 - Mgmt & Ldshp Skills Clin Profs (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • HCM401 - Org Studies in Health Care (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • HCM401 - Org Studies in Health Care (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • AH716 - Macroenvironmental Analysis (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HA650 - Mgmt & Ldshp Skills Clin Profs (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HCM401 - Org Studies in Health Care (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HCM401 - Org Studies in Health Care (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HRP411 - Honors Community Service Proj (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HA631 - Org Theory and Behavior (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HA650 - Mgmt & Ldshp Skills Clin Profs (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HRP411 - Honors Community Service Proj (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • AHD716 - Macro-Environmental Anal (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • HA625 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • HA650 - Mgmt & Ldshp Skills Clin Profs (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • HCM401 - Org Studies in Health Care (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • AH716 - Macroenvironmental Analysis (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HA650 - Mgmt & Ldshp Skills Clin Profs (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HA650 - Mgmt & Ldshp Skills Clin Profs (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HCM401 - Org Studies in Health Care (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HRP411 - Honors Community Service Proj (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HA625 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HA631 - Org Theory and Behavior (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HA650 - Mgmt & Ldshp Skills Clin Profs (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HRP411 - Honors Community Service Proj (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HA625 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • HA650 - Mgmt & Ldshp Skills Clin Profs (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • HCM401 - Org Studies in Health Care (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • HCM401 - Org Studies in Health Care (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • AH716 - Macroenvironmental Analysis (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HA650 - Mgmt & Ldshp Skills Clin Profs (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCM401 - Org Studies in Health Care (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCM401 - Org Studies in Health Care (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • AH706 - Strategic Mgt Theory and Res (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HA631 - Org Theory and Behavior (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HA650 - Mgmt & Ldshp Skills Clin Profs (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • AHD716 - Macro-Environmental Anal (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • HA625 - Strategic Planning and Mgt (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • HCM401 - Org Studies in Health Care (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • HCM401 - Org Studies in Health Care (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • HRP650 - Mgmt & Ldshp Skills Clin Profs (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • AH716 - Macroenvironmental Analysis (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • AH799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HRP650 - Mgmt & Ldshp Skills Clin Profs (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • AH706 - Strategic Mgt Theory and Res (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • AH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HA631 - Org Theory and Behavior (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HRP650 - Mgmt & Ldshp Skills Clin Profs (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • AH716 - Macroenvironmental Analysis (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • AH790 - Independent Study and Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • HA605 - U.S. Health Policy/Politics (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • AHD716 - Macro-Environmental Anal (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HA631 - Org Theory and Behavior (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • AH716 - Macroenvironmental Analysis (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • AHD716 - Macro-Environmental Anal (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • Full Name

  • Nancy Borkowski