Fundamentals of Health Care Financial Management, 4th Edition

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444 pages

Book Description

Learn the essentials of theory and practice with the tools needed in day-to-day practice

In this thoroughly revised and updated fourth edition of of Health Care Management, consultant and educator Steven Berger offers a practical step-by-step approach to understanding the fundamental theories and relationships guiding financial decisions in health care organization. Using cases set in a fictional mid-sized hospital, the book takes the reader into the inner workings of the finance executive's .

As in the previous editions, this book introduces students to key practical concepts in fundamental areas of financial management. This innovative introduction to the most-used tools and techniques includes health care accounting and financial statements; managing cash, billings and collections; making major capital investments; determining cost and using cost in decision-making; budgeting and performance measurement; and pricing.

Also covered in depth are the financial implications of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which will increase patient volume, reduce bad , factor quality and patient satisfaction into the financial picture, and significantly affect how hospitals and physicians are paid for services.

Students focusing on the business side of health care will find Fundamentals of Health Care Financial Management: A Practical Guide to Fiscal Issues and Activities, 4th Edition a valuable text for understanding the workings of the health care financial system.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: January
Chapter 2: February
Chapter 3: March
Chapter 4: April
Chapter 5: May
Chapter 6: June
Chapter 7: July
Chapter 8: August
Chapter 9: September
Chapter 10: October
Chapter 11: November
Chapter 12: December

Book Details

  • Title: Fundamentals of Health Care Financial Management, 4th Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 444 pages
  • Edition: 4
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2014-07-28
  • ISBN-10: 1118801687
  • ISBN-13: 9781118801680