Roles and Challenges of Hr in Healthcare
P. Jakulin Divya Mary1, K.N. Priya2

1Ms. P. Jakulin Divya Mary, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Management, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (DU), Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.
2Ms. K.N. Priya, Lecturer, Faculty of Management, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (DU), Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on 07 February 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 13 February 2019 | Manuscript Published on 19 February 2019 | PP: 434-436 | Volume-7 Issue-5S January 2019 | Retrieval Number: ES217801751919/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: According to Flippo, “Human Resource Management is the planning, organizing, directing and controlling of the procurement, development, compensation, integration and maintenance of people for the purpose of contributing to organizational, individuals and social goals”. World Health Organisation’s definition for health care team is , “A group comprising a variety of professionals (medical practitioners, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, pharmacists, spiritual counsellors), as well as family members, who are involved in providing coordinated and comprehensive care”. Managing the healthcare team is the core work of HR in a healthcare setup. The major challenges are scarcity of healthcare workforce, high attrition rate, burnouts and training & development. Healthcare system delivers proper treatment to the patients through coordinated efforts of three entities namely, Physicians, Paramedics and administrators. This paper discusses the important roles and challenges faced by HR in a healthcare setup.
Keywords: HR, Healthcare, Roles, Challenges.
Scope of the Article: Healthcare Informatics