Health Care Finance

Author: Baker
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284118215
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Health Care Finance: Basic Tools for Nonfinancial Managers, Fifth Edition is the most practical financial management text for those who need basic financial management knowledge and a better understanding of healthcare finance in particular. Using actual examples from hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home health agencies, this user-friendly text includes practical information for the nonfinancial manager charged with budgeting.

Health Care Finance

Author: Judith J. Baker
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284141365
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Health Care Finance: Basic Tools for Nonfinancial Managers, Fifth Edition is the most practical financial management text for those who need basic financial management knowledge and a better understanding of healthcare finance in particular. Using actual examples from hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home health agencies, this user-friendly text includes practical information for the nonfinancial manager charged with budgeting.

Health Care Finance

Author: Judith J. Baker
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449687288
Format: PDF
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Health Care Finance: Basic Tools for Nonfinancial Managers is the most practical financial management text for those who need basic financial management knowledge and a better understanding of healthcare finance in particular. Using actual examples from hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home health agencies, this user-friendly text includes practical information for the nonfinancial manager charged with budgeting. The Fourth Edition offers: -An expanded chapter on Electronic Records Adoption: Financial Management Tools & Decisions -New chapter: ICD-10 Adoption and Healthcare Computer Systems -New chapter: Other Technology Adoption and Management Decisions -New chapter: Strategic Planning and the Healthcare Financial Manager -New case study: "Strategic Planning in Long-Term Care" that connects with the chapter on strategic planning -New appendix: "Appendix C: Employment Opportunities in Healthcare Finance"

Essentials of Cost Accounting for Health Care Organizations

Author: Steve A. Finkler
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780834210110
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book provides a thorough coverage of the essentials of cost accounting from a health care perspective. It covers all of the basic tools of cost accounting common to all industries, and uses health care examples. Part I provides the reader with a solid foundation in the essentials of cost accounting. The chapters in this section provide an introduction to costing and cost definitions. Various approaches to product costing and cost allocation are discussed. Breakeven analysis is also covered, as are techniques for making nonroutine decisions. Part II presents a number of specific tools for improved planning and control. The chapters in this section focus on forecasting and prediction of future costs, budgeting, flexible budgeting, variance analysis, and management control. Part III addresses a number of additional cost accounting tools that can be helpful in generating management information for decision making. Specifically, there are chapters on cost accounting, productivity measurement, inventory, uncertainty, information systems, and performance evaluation. The criticisms of cost accounting and a number of suggested approaches for improvement are discussed in Part IV. The chapters in this part also examine activity-based costing, total quality management, and the future of costing. The last chapter provides a summary of the book.

A Comprehensive Guide to Budgeting for Health Care Managers

Author: Thomas K. Ross
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284143546
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Understanding budgeting goals, processes, and incentives are vital skills for health care managers as they are responsible for creating budgets and managing their departments within the established budget. However, many health care managers lack these basic skills. This book is a comprehensive examination of budgeting practices designed to provide students with the ability to construct budgets and analyze differences between actual financial results and the budget. Each chapter takes the reader through a step-by-step process to analyze systems, incorporate organizational goals into budgets, identify performance issues, and explore how budget systems impact behavior.

Human Resource Management in Health Care

Author: Human Resource and Editorial Consultant Ontario New York Charles R McConnell, MBA, CM
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449688845
Format: PDF, ePub
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This practical, hands-on book introduces human resources to those who are preparing to work in any area of health care or health service. Written for practitioners and students in all disciplines related to health, it covers important topics such as recruitment, training, termination, legal issues, labor unions, and more. Each chapter is introduced by a case study related to the material that follows. The case study is resolved at the conclusion of each chapter along with expert commentary and practical suggestions that can be used in the real world. Chapters also feature learning objectives, discussion points, and questions to ponder. Many examples and a number of sample forms and documents are included. The Second Edition has been completely re-organized to reflect a better chapter flow and organization. It also offers: All data updated throughout New section on health care legislation New section in each chapter, Customer Service Box, that emphasizes the importance of customer service in the context of the material presented in the chapter. Completely revised instructor ancillary material."

Essentials of Health Care Finance

Author: James O. Cleverley
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284094634
Format: PDF
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Financial information and the decision-making process -- Billing and coding for health services -- Financial environment of health care organizations -- Legal and regulatory environment -- Measuring community benefit -- Revenue determination -- Health insurance and managed care -- General principles of accounting -- Financial statements -- Accounting for inflation -- Analyzing financial statements -- Financial analysis of alternative health care firms -- Strategic financial planning -- Cost concepts and decision making -- Product costing -- The management control process -- Cost variance analysis -- Financial mathematics -- Capital project analysis -- Consolidations and mergers -- Capital formation -- Working capital and cash management -- Developing the cash budget