Health Care Financials
- Money matters. Grayson, Mary // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;09/05/98, Vol. 72 Issue 17, p10
Looks at why money matters to health care executives, and running a hospital or health care system. What motivated health care leaders to join in the medical health industry; Challenges facing chief executive officials (CEOs); Insight into the 1990s generation of health care executives.
- Painful decisions. Bullen, Alice // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);04/04/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7137, p1099
Stresses the unfairness of a budgetary problem in clinical services. Implication of a hospital's closure; Considerations that have been faced by many people involving a hospital's closure.
- Hospitals feeling the fiscal squeeze. Khasru, B. Z. // Westchester County Business Journal;04/24/2000, Vol. 39 Issue 17, p1
Reports on the negative impact of the United States Congress' funding cutbacks and reduced payments by managed-care companies on hospitals in Westchester County, New York. Total 1999 financial loss of the Saint John's Riverside Hospital in Yonkers; Health Care Association of New York State's...
- Cost-cutting pressure seems to drive falling spending growth. Aston, Geri // AHA News;06/03/96, Vol. 32 Issue 22, p3
Reports on the continued drop in the growth rate of national health care expenditures on hospital services in the United States in 1994. Cost-cutting pressure from Medicare and Medicaid; Lower inflation; Decline in the use and intensity of hospital services per person.
- Hospitals' care for poor rises slowly. Burds, David // Modern Healthcare;5/8/95, Vol. 25 Issue 19, p30
Presents a graph illustrating hospitals' uncompensated-care costs from 1984-1993. Information from the American Hospital Association; Concerns over the impact of cuts in Medicare and Medicaid spending on the hospitals' financial ability to provide charity care.
- MedPAC Recommends PPS Payment Rate Updates; Hospital Operating Margins Decline. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);May99, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p10
Presents news briefs related to healthcare financial management in the United States (US) as of May 1999. Recommendation of the Medicare Payment Assessment Commission (MedPAC) to the US Congress; Study by Ernst & Young LLP and HCIA Inc. on US hospital finances; Study by HBS International Inc....
- Methods for optimizing revenue in rural hospitals. Murray, Bruce P.; Dwore, Richard B. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Mar94, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p52
Explains how rural hospitals can optimize their reimbursement and adhere to Medicare/Medicaid and other third-party payer regulations. Importance of accurate coding and billing process; Study on seven rural hospitals; Remarks from two hospital administrators; Recommendations to hospitals that...
- Section 1: Introduction and methodology. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Mar95, Vol. 49 Issue 3, From Increasing... p2
Cites the use of a comparative performance analysis in a study of hospitals in the United States to measure and compare operating costs. Pressures of changing healthcare delivery environment; Use of method to address hospital's performance; Benefits of methodology used in study.
- London hospitals get ...100m injection. Ward, Seamus // Public Finance;09/11/98, p11
Focuses on a publicly-funded development program for Guy's and St. Thomas' hospitals in London, England. Withdrawal of plans to fund a new women and children's hospital through the Private Finance Initiative scheme; Plans to increase the patient capacity of the casualty department at St. Thomas.