Managing Healthcare Organizations by Jonathan S. Rakich, Ph. D. Beaufort B. Longest, Jr. Ph. D. Thomas R. O'Donovan, Ph.D, F.A.C.H.A The increasing difficulty of managing Healthcare organizations is also evident when one considers the internal structure of modern Healthcare organizations. From our point of view, inputs (in the form of resources) are the basic ingredients that, properly transformed through the management process, results in desired output(s) . Stated another way, to accomplish organizational objectives, input resources in the form of Manpower, material, technology. information and capital must be planned for, acquired, coordinated, directed and controlled, so that predetermined types and levels of patient care, research and education can be provided .