Financing of health care organizations is increasingly important in today's society. Financial Management in Health Care Organizations provides discussion on the fundamental principles of finance, accounting, and budgeting for both short-term and long-term assets and programs. Managers of health care organizations and those aspiring to become managers will find this an invaluable tool in helping to increase their understanding of the financial aspects of running and managing their businesses.
- Case studies threaded throughout the book provide a realistic simulation of the management of a health care organization from a financial perspective
- All varieties of health care organizational structures are addressed: hospital-based, home health, managed care, and medical practices
- Focus is on financial principles and decision making - not accounting