hospital financial management

Summary

Summary: The obtaining and management of funds for hospital needs and responsibility for fiscal affairs.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi NFP Investor Conference. Growth is back in sight
    Richard Haugh
    Hosp Health Netw 76:50-2, 54, 56. 2002
  2. ncbi Understanding the revenue cycle. The revenue cycle is the heart of your hospital's financial performance
    Jeffrey D Jones
    Stockamp and Associates Inc, Portland, Ore, USA
    Trustee 56:24-8. 2003
  3. ncbi Better access to capital
    Dave Carpenter
    Hosp Health Netw 78:suppl 10-2. 2004
  4. ncbi What you can do. Five initiatives to undertake now to expand sources of capital
    Frederick A Hessler
    Citigroup Global Markets Inc, New York City, USA
    Hosp Health Netw 78:suppl 13-4. 2004
  5. ncbi HFMA roundtable. Capital planning: how strategic is your organization?
    Clay Frederick
    Sutter Health Support Services, Sacramento, Calif, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 60:suppl 1-4 following 32. 2006
  6. ncbi Developing a performance-based incentive program for hospitals: a case study from Maine
    Gino A Nalli
    Muskie School of Public Service, Institute for Health Policy, University of Southern Maine, Portland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:817-24. 2007
  7. ncbi Issues in the governance of Canadian hospitals III: Financial oversight
    Mark Hundert
    Hay Health Care Consulting Group
    Hosp Q 6:63-6, 4. 2003
  8. ncbi Hospital finance: what every board needs to know
    Jan Greene
    Trustee 57:8-12, 1. 2004
  9. ncbi The financial health of California hospitals: a looming crisis
    Mark G Harrison
    Shattuck Hammond Partners, San Francisco, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:118-26. 2002
  10. ncbi Out of the frying pan: New York City hospitals in an age of deregulation
    Sharon Salit
    United Hospital Fund, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:127-39. 2002

Research Grants

  1. Hospital Finances and the Quality of Hospital Care
    Gloria Bazzoli; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Safety Net Hospitals and Minority Access to Health Care
    Gloria Bazzoli; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. ECONOMIC EVALUATION METHODS--DEVELOPMENT & APPLICATIONS
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2002
  4. Hospital quality indicators
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2002
  5. COSTS AND BENEFITS OF ALCOHOL SERVICES & INTERVENTIONS
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2005
  6. DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT SYSTEM SURVEY
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2006
  7. Economic Consequences of Alcohol Use Disorders
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2008
  8. Economic Evaluation Methods: Development and Application
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2009
  9. Harmonizing Data Standards for Primary Care
    Robert Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications228 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi NFP Investor Conference. Growth is back in sight
    Richard Haugh
    Hosp Health Netw 76:50-2, 54, 56. 2002
    ..As Thomas Meier, vice president and treasurer of Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente, put it: "No margin, no mission, no más."..
  2. ncbi Understanding the revenue cycle. The revenue cycle is the heart of your hospital's financial performance
    Jeffrey D Jones
    Stockamp and Associates Inc, Portland, Ore, USA
    Trustee 56:24-8. 2003
    ..The revenue cycle is the heart of your hospital's financial performance. But how well do you understand what's involved, how it's working and what you can do to ensure it's operating at peak performance?..
  3. ncbi Better access to capital
    Dave Carpenter
    Hosp Health Netw 78:suppl 10-2. 2004
  4. ncbi What you can do. Five initiatives to undertake now to expand sources of capital
    Frederick A Hessler
    Citigroup Global Markets Inc, New York City, USA
    Hosp Health Netw 78:suppl 13-4. 2004
  5. ncbi HFMA roundtable. Capital planning: how strategic is your organization?
    Clay Frederick
    Sutter Health Support Services, Sacramento, Calif, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 60:suppl 1-4 following 32. 2006
  6. ncbi Developing a performance-based incentive program for hospitals: a case study from Maine
    Gino A Nalli
    Muskie School of Public Service, Institute for Health Policy, University of Southern Maine, Portland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:817-24. 2007
    ..This case study provides useful insights to payers and hospitals that are considering similar regional initiatives, emphasizing the collaborative context that underscored this venture...
  7. ncbi Issues in the governance of Canadian hospitals III: Financial oversight
    Mark Hundert
    Hay Health Care Consulting Group
    Hosp Q 6:63-6, 4. 2003
    ..These articles draw upon experiences gained from operational reviews of hospitals across Canada to suggest approaches to building more effective hospital governance...
  8. ncbi Hospital finance: what every board needs to know
    Jan Greene
    Trustee 57:8-12, 1. 2004
    ..The consequences of financial ignorance or carelessness can be disastrous...
  9. ncbi The financial health of California hospitals: a looming crisis
    Mark G Harrison
    Shattuck Hammond Partners, San Francisco, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:118-26. 2002
    ..The study concluded that California hospitals face a potential crisis--defined as the potential nonviability of a large portion of its hospital infrastructure--and explored the policy questions and implications of this situation...
  10. ncbi Out of the frying pan: New York City hospitals in an age of deregulation
    Sharon Salit
    United Hospital Fund, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:127-39. 2002
    ..In this paper we describe this period of turbulent change that has left most of the city's safety-net and small community hospitals near bankruptcy...
  11. ncbi An update on safety-net hospitals: coping with the late 1990s and early 2000s
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, in Richmond, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1047-56. 2005
    ..Non-safety-net hospitals trimmed certain services commonly used by the indigent; this may point to future reductions in access. We examine the implications of these findings for the future of the safety net...
  12. ncbi 10 steps to a high-quality revenue-cycle assessment
    Derek A Pickell
    McKesson Information Solutions, Somerset, N J, USA
    Patient Acc 26:1-3. 2003
  13. ncbi Capital access
    Jennifer Towne
    Hosp Health Netw 78:49-56, 2. 2004
    ..This gatefold examines the trends in credit and capital, and how they affect hospitals' access to money...
  14. ncbi 10 ways to improve healthcare cost management
    Steven H Berger
    Healthcare Insights, LLC, Libertyville, Ill, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 58:76-80. 2004
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  15. ncbi Evaluating the underlying factors behind variable rate debt
    Michael J McCue
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 32:300-8. 2007
    ..Recent trends show a greater usage of variable rate debt among health care bond issues. In 2004, 63.4% of the total health care bonds issued were variable rate compared with 30.6% in 1995 (Fitch Ratings, 2005)...
  16. ncbi Hedging their bets. Strong market performance is delivering pleasantly surprising results for investments made by not-for-profits
    Paul Barr
    Mod Healthc 34:6-7, 1. 2004
    ..Executives, seeking to avoid losses, have invested in controversial hedge funds, which have become a little too popular, says the institute's executive director, John Griswold, left...
  17. ncbi Pardon me: that's our money!
    Michael W Peregrine
    McDermott, Will and Emery, LLP, Chicago, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 58:58-62, 64. 2004
    ..As a strategic defense, providers should perform internal due diligence that focuses on governing documents, financial arrangements, donations/solicitation, real estate, and charitable waste allegations...
  18. ncbi Cost drivers. Credit
    Richard Haugh
    Hosp Health Netw 78:48, 57. 2004
  19. ncbi Investment management. 8 steps to improve performance
    Angelo A Calvello
    State Street Global Advisors, Chicago, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 57:44-50. 2003
    ..Consultants, investment managers, and custodians should be evaluated carefully to support cost-efficient, effective service...
  20. ncbi Capturing your marketing ROI
    Paul Spiegelman
    The Beryl Companies, Dallas, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 57:60-6. 2003
    ..Extensive recordkeeping and reporting capabilities are available with call center software packages. Callers to call centers tend to be more engaged than other healthcare consumers...
  21. ncbi "Off-credit" vs. "off-balance sheet": a notable distinction
    Kevin T Ponton
    Healthc Financ Manage 57:104-6, 108. 2003
  22. ncbi The cost of inefficiency in US hospitals, 1985-1997
    Bimal R Shah
    Stanford University Hospitals, USA
    J Health Care Finance 30:1-9. 2003
    ..Hospital overhead costs are increasing faster than would be expected if efficiency were the primary goal of hospital management...
  23. ncbi Best practices in healthcare investing
    Dennis Doody
    Healthcare for Commonfund, Wilton, Conn, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 62:34-7. 2008
    ..4 percent, compared with just 10.6 percent for all study participants. Asset allocation appeared to be a primary differentiating factor...
  24. ncbi Finance. Quality of care now a bigger actor in credit
    Haydn Bush
    Hosp Health Netw 82:22-3. 2008
  25. ncbi Growing gap. Not-for-profit downgrades top upgrades again
    Mary Chris Jaklevic
    Mod Healthc 34:14. 2004
  26. ncbi Key tools for turning receivables into cash
    Diane Palmer
    Park City Solutions, Alpharetta, GA, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 58:62-7. 2004
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  27. ncbi Bridging a widening gap. The call for capital grows more urgent
    Dave Carpenter
    Hosp Health Netw 78:suppl 4-6 following 64. 2004
  28. ncbi IRS seeks bond answers. Wants to know how bond proceeds are being used
    Jennifer Lubell
    Mod Healthc 37:8-9. 2007
  29. ncbi Setting a good example. Sarbanes-Oxley Act survives legal challenge from Scrushy, and healthcare executives are paying heed to its governance message
    Paul Barr
    Mod Healthc 34:6-7, 14-5, 1. 2004
    ..quot;You don't have to build a car, you just have to go to a mechanic to adjust the car," Richard Kusserow, left, says...
  30. ncbi Developing and implementing a comprehensive debt management policy
    Jason H Sussman
    Kaufman, Hall and Associates, Inc, Skokie, Ill, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 60:80-6. 2006
    ..The debt management policy should outline the policy statement and purpose, scope of authority and responsibilities, analytical requirements, approved financial products, and specific debt and derivatives policies...
  31. ncbi Not-for-profits prosper, Moody's annual review shows more upgrades, profit
    Cinda Becker
    Mod Healthc 36:12. 2006
  32. ncbi Corporate finance and consolidation in health care
    Christal Stone
    Health Care Financing and Organization, USA
    Find Brief 9:1-3. 2006
  33. ncbi Tapping private equity. More providers hope to join the party
    Cinda Becker
    Mod Healthc 37:38-9. 2007
  34. ncbi RCM payoffs add up. Many hospitals are finding that RCM management solutions are lucrative investments which allow for adding revenue and subtracting time
    Daphne Lawrence
    Healthc Inform 24:96-7, 100, 102. 2007
  35. ncbi Financing change. Future delivery system design: will capital be a driving force?
    Frederick A Hessler
    Citi, USA
    Hosp Health Netw 81:suppl 11. 2007
  36. ncbi Costs, charges, and revenues for hospital diagnostic imaging procedures: differences by modality and hospital characteristics
    Christopher Lee Sistrom
    Department of Radiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 2:511-9. 2005
    ..This study examined financial data reported by Florida hospitals concerning costs, charges, and revenues related to imaging services...
  37. ncbi Financing quality. Attention, investors: the Q-revolution is spreading
    Dave Carpenter
    Hosp Health Netw 80:suppl 4-8. 2006
  38. ncbi Quality and cash. Investors'conference looks at patient safety and debt
    Cinda Becker
    Mod Healthc 36:16. 2006
  39. ncbi S&P: good times may end soon
    Cinda Becker
    Mod Healthc 36:20. 2006
  40. ncbi Financing quality. Business world must heed quality and patient safety momentum
    Frederick A Hessler
    Citigroup Global Markets Inc, New York City, NY, USA
    Hosp Health Netw 80:suppl 9-10. 2006
  41. ncbi Unwelcome houseguests. As the IRS expands CEP audits to include smaller healthcare facilities, Carle Foundation Hospital finds itself playing host
    Mark Taylor
    Mod Healthc 35:6-7, 14, 1. 2005
    ..And it's hard to anticipate if you'll be targeted. Catherine Jacobson, left, at Rush University Medical Center, says the IRS "told us there was no reason why they chose us, except we were on their list because of our size"...
  42. ncbi System upgrade. Not-for-profits have a good first quarter
    Paul Barr
    Mod Healthc 35:14, 16. 2005
  43. ncbi Catch the eye of the capital markets
    Donald A Carlson
    Ziegler Capital Market Group, Chicago, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 59:50-6, 58. 2005
    ..Investors are attracted to organizations whose investment portfolios are managed as a business unit and not an endowment fund. Investors are attracted to hospitals that know how to make effective use of structured financial products...
  44. ncbi Capital: beyond the tried and true
    Dave Carpenter
    Hosp Health Netw 79:34-8, 40, 2. 2005
    ..But other, less traditional methods are gaining a foothold as not-for-profit hospitals look elsewhere--usually the corporate world--for successful precedents that can help fund big projects without leaving a bad financial aftertaste...
  45. ncbi Brailer's HFMA advice. Attendees told to plan IT strategy
    Paul Barr
    Mod Healthc 35:26. 2005
  46. ncbi Knowing the SCOR: using business metrics to gain measurable improvements
    Jane H Malin
    PRAGMATEK Consulting Group, Minneapolis, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 60:54-9. 2006
    ..By using the Supply Chain Operations Reference model, one New York hospital was able to define and measure its supply chains, determine the weak links in its processes, and identify necessary improvements...
  47. ncbi Manage it forward
    Tony Paparella
    MediQuant, Broadview Heights, Ohio, USA
    Revenue-cycle Strateg 4:4-5. 2007
  48. ncbi A market, operation, and mission assessment of large rural for-profit hospitals with positive cash flow
    Michael J McCue
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    J Rural Health 23:10-6. 2007
    ..National benchmark data for 2002 indicate that large rural for-profit hospitals have a median cash flow margin of 19.5% compared to 9.2% for their nonprofit counterparts...
  49. ncbi The money issue
    Dave Carpenter
    Hosp Health Netw 77:38-49. 2003
    ..N&HN looks at the challenges, including recent fallout from the most pressing issues, how some systems have responded, and the pros and cons of borrowing now...
  50. ncbi Containing revenue-cycle costs
    Robert Geer
    Accelerated Receivables Management, Ltd, Park Ridge, Ill, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 57:38-42. 2003
    ..Cost-reduction strategies should look at purchased services, staffing, and the cost-to-collect ratio. Healthcare organizations should reach target performance levels before implementing a cost-reduction strategy...
  51. ncbi Finance. Seeking disclosure
    Richard Haugh
    Hosp Health Netw 76:24, 26. 2002
  52. ncbi Positioning hospitals for improved access to capital
    Kevin T Ponton
    Ziegler Capital Markets Group, New York, New York, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 56:52-8. 2002
    ..Not-for-profit hospitals should focus on both sides of the balance sheet. Healthcare executives need to develop effective leadership and investor-relations skills...
  53. ncbi Advantage: for-profits. As more not-for-profit hospitals struggle and consider hoisting for-sale signs, investor-owned chains appear poised for growth
    Vince Galloro
    Mod Healthc 33:52-3, 55, 58. 2003
  54. ncbi "Must-know" legal issues for healthcare CFOS
    Michael W Peregrine
    Gardner, Carton and Douglas, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 56:50-7. 2002
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  55. ncbi CMS establishes new audit requirements, proposes new overpayment rule
    Christopher L Keough
    Powers Pyles Sutter and Verville PC, Washington, D C, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 56:92-4. 2002
    ..The proposed rule defines "overpayment" but leaves many issues open to interpretation...
  56. ncbi Corporate finance is not a bad word. Using complex financial tools that are sound and prudently applied is still a smart approach to managing capital
    Fred Hessler
    Health Forum J 45:suppl 10-1. 2002
  57. ncbi Mixed messages. Not-for-profit hospitals woo investors with turnaround stories, but don't spare details about future challenges
    Mary Chris Jaklevic
    Mod Healthc 32:8-9, 3. 2002
    ..The forum, which was launched in 2000 to woo skittish bond investors, reflects hospitals' ongoing challenge to temper their messages for different audiences...
  58. ncbi No more money. NCFE stops payments; hospitals sink further into red. National Century Financial Enterprises
    Mark Taylor
    Mod Healthc 32:12. 2002
  59. ncbi Success with APCs
    David N Fee
    3M Health Information Systems, Murray, Utah, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 56:68-72. 2002
    ..Organizational changes may include naming an APC coordinator and a CDM manager and improving the working relationship between the HIM department and the billing office...
  60. ncbi A simple method for calculating the financial balance of a hospital, based on proportional dividing
    Toshio Makie
    Department of Medical Information Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Med Syst 26:105-12. 2002
    ..Consequently, one individual was able to complete the calculation for our hospital, which consists of 1300 beds and 23 clinics, without using the central hospital computer system...
  61. ncbi Loyal clients. Despite Arthur Andersen's indictment, healthcare companies aren't defecting
    Mary Chris Jaklevic
    Mod Healthc 32:8-9, 16, 3. 2002
    ..And even if many part ways with Andersen, there's a host of consultants to take its place...
  62. ncbi Rates of return from hospital conversions
    Frank A Sloan
    Center for Health Policy, Department of Economics, Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 28:107-17. 2003
    ..We test the hypothesis by comparing internal rates of return to an estimate of the weighted cost of capital for all for-profit hospitals in the year the transaction occurred...
  63. ncbi Bond-market skepticism and stock-market exuberance in the hospital industry
    James C Robinson
    University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:104-17. 2002
    ..This turbulence has implications for public payment, antitrust, and financial disclosure policies...
  64. ncbi Making finance work for you
    Jay Marchwinski
    University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Clin Leadersh Manag Rev 16:135-8. 2002
    ..Forming an effective two-way partnership with the staff in your finance department will improve your chances even more...
  65. ncbi Hospital-physician arrangements and hospital financial performance
    T L Mark
    Project HOPE Center for Health Affairs, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Med Care 36:67-78. 1998
    ..and the more recent rise of managed care plans have greatly increased the importance of effective hospital financial management. Because physicians play a central role in directing hospital resource use, policies to influence ..
  66. ncbi [Dimensional modeling analysis for outpatient payments]
    Yi zhong Guo
    Department of Information, First Hospital of Xiamen, Affiliated to the Fujian Medical University
    Zhongguo Yi Liao Qi Xie Za Zhi 32:355-8. 2008
    ..a data warehouse model for outpatient payments, which is designed according to the requirements of the hospital financial management while dimensional modeling technique is combined with the analysis on the requirements...
  67. ncbi Debt, investment and endowment accumulation: the case of not-for-profit hospitals
    William M Gentry
    Graduate School of Business, Columbia University, New York NY 10027, USA
    J Health Econ 21:845-72. 2002
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  68. ncbi Ripple effect: ethics begin with the board
    Laurie Larson
    Trustee 60:8-12, 1. 2007
    ..Understanding and upholding the highest ethical standards has never had higher stakes for boards, but it often means choosing between several "rights."..
  69. ncbi Association of bond, market, operational, and financial factors with multi-hospital system bond issues
    C E Carpenter
    Graduate Program in Health and Medical Services Administration, Widener University, Chester, PA 19013, USA
    J Health Care Finance 28:26-34. 2001
    ..The findings indicate that multi-hospital systems issued larger amounts of debt at a lower cost, were more likely to be insured, had higher debt service coverage and higher operating margins...
  70. ncbi Inefficiency differences between critical access hospitals and prospectively paid rural hospitals
    Michael D Rosko
    Widener University
    J Health Polit Policy Law 35:95-126. 2010
    ..Non-CAH rural hospitals had a stronger correlation between cost inefficiency and operating margin than CAH facilities did...
  71. ncbi No small change: payment trends call for big preparations for 2006
    Martin J D'Cruz
    Managed Care Services, St Vincent Health, Indianapolis, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 59:50-6, 58, 60. 2005
    ..The shift of volume risk from payers to hospitals. The shift of cost risk from payers to hospitals. The rise of consumer-directed health plans and related pay-for-performance and tiered pricing initiatives...
  72. ncbi Trusts look to the future to fight historic debts
    Martin Hensher
    Health Serv J 116:16-7. 2006
  73. ncbi Cost accounting in radiology: new directions and importance for policy
    Karl Muchantef
    Queens University School of Medicine, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6 Canada
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:1404-7. 2005
    ..In the absence of an accurate payment scheme, margins can vary significantly from one patient to the next...
  74. ncbi Downsizing health coverage
    Howard Larkin
    Hosp Health Netw 79:44-8, 50-2, 2. 2005
    ..Hospitals struggle to provide equitable care to all in the face of a payment system that seems to encourage rationing by income and insurance status. Have we reached the tipping point?..
  75. ncbi Financing change. Hospital relationships with physicians
    Paul B Ginsburg
    Center for Studying Health System Change, USA
    Hosp Health Netw 81:suppl 10. 2007
  76. ncbi The Michigan Hospital Report
    M Sonneborn
    MHA Policy and Health Delivery Division, Lansing, MI, USA
    Mich Health Hosp 34:42. 1998
    ..That continues this year, along with information dealing with community benefits, health status and financial data...
  77. pmc Aligning physician and hospital incentives: the approach at hospital for special surgery
    Anil S Ranawat
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:2535-41. 2009
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  78. ncbi Redesigning financial management education for the nursing administration graduate student
    J A Lemire
    Graduate Program in Nursing, Purdue University IPFW Campus, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
    J Nurs Adm 30:199-205. 2000
    ..A graduate level financial management course that includes concepts for course content and practice applications is proposed...
  79. ncbi Making it click. Providers are hanging up the phones and heading for the Internet to communicate with health plans. Web-based tools are saving time and money on both ends
    Mary Chris Jaklevic
    Mod Healthc 33:24-5, 34. 2003
  80. ncbi The strategic benefits of revenue cycle improvement
    Dale R Stockamp
    Stockamp and Associates Inc, Lake Oswego, OR, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 59:74-6, 78, 80. 2005
    ..Ability to attract and retain key personnel. Resources to invest in employee education and training. Expansion of strategic programs...
  81. ncbi Per-minute charge system: defining a plan
    Lisa J Poworoznek
    FF Thompson Hospital, Canandaigua, N Y, USA
    Revenue-cycle Strateg 6:1-3. 2009
    ..The result was improved operating margins, more transparent and defensible prices, and the ability to better analyze productivity...
  82. ncbi How to break even on an acquired primary care network
    M D Halley
    Ambulatory Management Services, Inc, Westerville, Ohio, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 54:69-74. 2000
    ..By setting a financial target of break-even, primary care practices can experience dramatic improvements...
  83. ncbi Strategic planning for a turnaround. A two-facility Missouri system recaptures the leadership position in its local market
    Mark G Tozzio
    St John s Regional Medical Center, Joplin, MO, USA
    Health Prog 84:35-40. 2003
  84. ncbi A financial argument for service-line management
    Rick L Nevers
    Community Health Care Wausau Heart Institute, Wausau, Wisconsin, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 56:38-42. 2002
    ..Hospitals should use service-line management to grow strategically important services. Resources should be deployed appropriately. Hospitals should explore strategies for increasing volume of profitable services...
  85. ncbi Get'em while they're hot. Medical office buildings bring good prices, terms
    Mary Chris Jaklevic
    Mod Healthc 33:34-5. 2003
  86. ncbi Seven tactics for hardwiring quality cost savings into hospital operations
    John Byrnes
    Hosp Health Netw 81:34-5. 2007
  87. ncbi [Extent and causes of coding problems for total compensation on the basis of Diagnosis-Related Groups]
    M Lungen
    Institut fur Gesundheitsokonomie und Klinische Epidemiologie, Universitat zu Koln
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 126:1449-53. 2001
    ..Coding errors can have great impact on the height of the reimbursement. A review of the extent and the causes of coding problems does not exist at present...
  88. ncbi Reshuffling the DRG deck. New cardiac DRGs praised for more equitable reimbursements while post-acute-transfer changes are generating some worries
    Matthew DoBias
    Mod Healthc 35:6-7, 16, 1. 2005
    ..Tom Watson, left, a partner with accounting firm BKD, which specializes in healthcare reimbursement, says it's unlikely the changes will put any hospitals out of business, but they will feel a pinch...
  89. ncbi Transforming financials into exponential change
    Ken Fisher
    Navigant Consulting s Healthcare Practice, Tampa, Fla, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 61:110-2. 2007
  90. ncbi Reorganizing departments of psychiatry, hospitals, and medical centers for the 21st century
    R K Schreter
    Sheppard Pratt Health Plan, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 49:1429-33. 1998
    ....
  91. ncbi HCA's next move? Asset sale possible to cut debt, analyst says
    Vince Galloro
    Mod Healthc 36:12. 2006
  92. ncbi Next-generation vendor management: the experience of Centura Health
    Steve Levin
    Connance, Inc, Waltham, Mass, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 64:106-10, 112, 114 passim. 2010
    ..Structure, process, and policies aligned with the strategy and designed to make it operational. Technology to streamline and provide broad access to comprehensive account-level data...
  93. ncbi Managing impossible missions: ethical quandaries and ethical solutions
    M Nowicki
    Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 55:62-7. 2001
    ..Healthcare financial managers have an ethical duty, based on healthcare codes of ethics and ethical theories, to oppose laws and regulations that put their organizations in untenable legal and ethical situations...
  94. ncbi Steps toward an automated scorecard system
    Mark Johnson
    IDX Systems Corporation, Burlington, VT, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 60:84-8, 90. 2006
    ..Essential considerations for implementing an automated scorecard system are: Clear metrics. Ownership and accountability for all metrics. Rapid feedback on performance. Collaboration. An open information culture...
  95. ncbi [Activity-based financing: is ambulatory care profitable for the institution]
    M Souchier
    Service d Ophtalmologie, Hopital General, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Dijon, 3, rue du Faubourg Raines, BP 1519, 21000 Dijon cedex, France
    J Fr Ophtalmol 33:312-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of the 11th version of the National Health System's Activity-Based Financing on the income of a University Hospital department for palpebral, lacrimal, and orbital surgeries...
  96. ncbi High stakes: avoiding risks associated with vendor discounts
    Max Reynolds
    University of California Health System, Oakland, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 60:96-100. 2006
    ..Bundling. Tiered discounts. Free use of high-end equipment in return for protocols or data...
  97. ncbi Alternative strategies: a better alternative
    Dennis Doody
    Commonfund, Wilton, CT, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 64:42-5. 2010
    ..Although alternatives were challenged in the highly volatile environment that existed in 2008 and early 2009, they generally lived up to expectations...
  98. ncbi Leadership and power
    Jim Summers
    Texas State University San Marcos, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 59:96-7. 2005
  99. ncbi Developing a new faculty practice plan with a model for funds flow between the hospital and the plan
    Jon R Cohen
    North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Great Neck, New York 11021, USA
    Acad Med 78:119-24. 2003
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  100. ncbi Does quality improvement implementation affect hospital quality of care?
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, USA
    Hosp Top 85:3-12. 2007
    ..Results supported the proposition that QI implementation is unlikely to improve quality of care in hospital settings without a commensurate fit with the financial, strategic, and market imperatives faced by the hospital...
  101. ncbi Some gift-giving guidance
    Julie E Kass
    Ober Kaler, Baltimore, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 58:38-40. 2004
    ..Do Medicare beneficiaries need protection from providers bearing gifts? Yes, say Congress and the OIG through guidance on inducements to beneficiaries...

Research Grants9

  1. Hospital Finances and the Quality of Hospital Care
    Gloria Bazzoli; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..does public policy that affects hospital payments, especially the 1997 Balanced Budget Act and its revisions, influence hospital decisions about quality-related resources and processes and the care their patients receive? ..
  2. Safety Net Hospitals and Minority Access to Health Care
    Gloria Bazzoli; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It is important for policy makers, the public, and the health industry to know what this might mean for access to care if the loss of financial support results in further safety net contraction. ..
  3. ECONOMIC EVALUATION METHODS--DEVELOPMENT & APPLICATIONS
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  4. Hospital quality indicators
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. COSTS AND BENEFITS OF ALCOHOL SERVICES & INTERVENTIONS
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..S. as well as abroad, the proposed study holds important potential to assist researchers, policymakers, and program directors with economic evaluation guidelines and "real world" applications. ..
  6. DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT SYSTEM SURVEY
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In short, NDATSS is well-positioned to become the critical source of information for monitoring and analyzing the on-going evolution of the nation's outpatient drug abuse treatment system. ..
  7. Economic Consequences of Alcohol Use Disorders
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Finally, the research significance is high because few studies have used contemporary research methods and data to estimate the economic effects of alcohol use and abuse. ..
  8. Economic Evaluation Methods: Development and Application
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  9. Harmonizing Data Standards for Primary Care
    Robert Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2007
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