Health Care Finance: Basic Tools for Nonfinancial Managers / Edition 1

Health Care Finance: Basic Tools for Nonfinancial Managers / Edition 1

by Judith J. Baker, R. W. Baker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763733490

ISBN-13: 9780763733490

Pub. Date: 07/14/2003

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Health Care Finance: Basic Tools for Nonfinancial Managers, Second Edition is a clear, practical text for those who need basic financial management knowledge and a better overall understanding of health care finance. Using real-world examples drawn from hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home health agencies, this text provides essential "how to" guidance for…  See more details below

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Health Care Finance: Basic Tools for Nonfinancial Managers, Second Edition is a clear, practical text for those who need basic financial management knowledge and a better overall understanding of health care finance. Using real-world examples drawn from hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home health agencies, this text provides essential "how to" guidance for the nonfinancial manager charged with budgeting, forecasting, and everyday financial management responsibilities. This user-friendly text is a thorough revision.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763733490
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
07/14/2003
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
263
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction to health care finance3
Ch. 2What does the health care manager need to know?11
Ch. 3Assets, liabilities, and net worth25
Ch. 4Revenues (inflow)29
Ch. 5Expenses (outflow)39
Ch. 6Cost classifications47
Ch. 7Cost behavior and break-even analysis57
Ch. 8Staffing : the manager's responsibility73
Ch. 9Reporting85
Ch. 10Financial and operating ratios as performance measures93
Ch. 11The time value of money101
Ch. 12Comparative data, forecasts, and benchmarking113
Ch. 13Budgeting and variance analysis125
Ch. 14Capital expenditure budgets135
Ch. 15Business loans and financing costs149
Ch. 16Owning versus leasing equipment155
Ch. 17Putting it all together : creating a business plan163
Ch. 18Case study : metropolis health system173
Ch. 19Mini-case study 1 : proposal to add a retail pharmacy to a hospital in the metropolis health system193
Ch. 20-AMini-case study 2 : changing economic realities in the health care setting : a physician's office teaching cases199
Ch. 20-BMini-case study 2 : changing economic realities in the health care setting : a physician's office teaching cases207
Ch. 20-CMini-case study 2 : changing economic realities in the health care setting : a physician's office teaching cases217
Ch. 21Mini-case study 3 : the economic significance of resource misallocation : client flow through the women, infants, and children public health program225

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