Health Care Finance: Basic Tools For Nonfinancial Managers / Edition 2

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Health Care Finance: Basic Tools for Nonfinancial Managers, Second Edition is a practical financial management text for those who need basic financial management knowledge and a better understanding of health care finance in particular. Featuring several new chapters and using actual examples from hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home health agencies, this edition includes practical information for the nonfinancial manager charged with budgeting.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763726607
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 12/22/2005
  • Edition description: 2E
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 315
  • Sales rank: 1,064,456
  • Product dimensions: 0.69 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 7.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to health care finance 3
Ch. 2 What does the health care manager need to know? 11
Ch. 3 Assets, liabilities, and net worth 25
Ch. 4 Revenues (inflow) 29
Ch. 5 Expenses (outflow) 39
Ch. 6 Cost classifications 47
Ch. 7 Cost behavior and break-even analysis 57
Ch. 8 Staffing : the manager's responsibility 73
Ch. 9 Reporting 85
Ch. 10 Financial and operating ratios as performance measures 93
Ch. 11 The time value of money 101
Ch. 12 Comparative data, forecasts, and benchmarking 113
Ch. 13 Budgeting and variance analysis 125
Ch. 14 Capital expenditure budgets 135
Ch. 15 Business loans and financing costs 149
Ch. 16 Owning versus leasing equipment 155
Ch. 17 Putting it all together : creating a business plan 163
Ch. 18 Case study : metropolis health system 173
Ch. 19 Mini-case study 1 : proposal to add a retail pharmacy to a hospital in the metropolis health system 193
Ch. 20-A Mini-case study 2 : changing economic realities in the health care setting : a physician's office teaching cases 199
Ch. 20-B Mini-case study 2 : changing economic realities in the health care setting : a physician's office teaching cases 207
Ch. 20-C Mini-case study 2 : changing economic realities in the health care setting : a physician's office teaching cases 217
Ch. 21 Mini-case study 3 : the economic significance of resource misallocation : client flow through the women, infants, and children public health program 225
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