TITLE

The Commentaries: A Summary

PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Winter2004, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents healthcare executives' views regarding accessing capital for hospitals. Kenneth Kaufman, a financial consultant in healthcare, suggests that financial planning is the key to successful financial performance. He emphasizes that a properly executed financial plan should be considered as an organic whole that integrates strategic planning, financial planning and capital allocation. J.B. Silvers, Ph.D., a professor of management and planning, concurs that the role of strategic planning and communications with the investor market is critical. In addition, he emphasizes that consumer directed plans will have a major impact on the hospital's ability to obtain capital.
ACCESSION #
15343320

 

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