A Structured Approach to Expert Financial Management: A Financial Development Plan for Nurse Managers

Dreishach, Alejandra M.
May 1994
Nursing Economic$;May/Jun94, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p131
Academic Journal
The article discusses a structured approach to expert financial management, which can insure that nursing departments meet financial targets while maintaining integrity of clinical care. A financial development plan for nurse managers is measured by their ability to identify and balance cost quality issues effectively while managing staffing under variable patient census and demanding patient acuity. The nurses are clinically excellent, but need support in becoming financial experts. The nursing division accepts responsibility for developing and fine-tuning their financial skills.


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