Budgeting Concepts for Nurse Managers

4th Edition

Authors:

  • Print ISBN 9781416033417

Key Features

  • Each chapter includes Learning Objectives to focus your study and a Summary and Implications for Nurse Managers to reinforce what you've learned.
  • Additional Suggested Readings provides helpful resources for further research and study.
  • An appendix includes numerous sample budget forms and instructions, allowing you to see firsthand the various types of budgeting forms used in day-to-day practice.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Different Types of Budgets

2. The Budgeting Process

3. Motivation and Incentives

4. Cost Concepts

5. Personnel Issues

6. Forecasting

7. Strategic Planning and Business Plans

8. The Operating Budget

9. Revenue Budgeting

10. Capital Budgeting (Technical Appendix: Quantitative Methods for Capital Budgeting)

11. Performance Budgeting

12. Cash Budgeting

13. Variance Analysis

14. Variance Analysis: Examples, Extensions, and Caveats

15. Budgeting for Information Systems

16. Budgeting for the Operating Room

17. Benchmarking, Productivity, and Cost-Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

18. Costing Out Nursing Services

Additional Suggested Readings

Glossary

Appendix: Sample Budget Forms and Instructions

Details

No. of pages:
520
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416033417

About the authors

Steven Finkler

Affiliations and Expertise

Program in Health Policy and Management, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University, New York, NY