Financial Management for Nurse Managers and Executives

4th Edition


  • Steven Finkler
  • Cheryl Jones
  • Christine Kovner
  • Key Features

    • Nursing-focused content thoroughly describes health care finance and accounting from the nurse manager’s point of view.
    • Numerous worksheets and tables including healthcare spreadsheets, budgets, and calculations illustrate numerous financial and accounting methods.
    • Chapter opener features include learning objectives and an overview of chapter content to help you organize and summarize your notes.
    • Key concepts definitions found at the end of each chapter help summarize your understanding of chapter content.
    • Suggested Readings found at the end of each chapter give additional reading and research opportunities.

    Table of Contents

    Part I: A Financial Management Framework
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. The Health Care Environment
    3. The Role of Financial Management and Nurse Leadership in Health Care Organizations
    4. Key Issues in Applied Economics
    5. Quality, Costs, and Financing

    Part II: Financial Accounting
    6. Accounting Principles
    7. Analysis of Financial Statement Information

    Part III: Cost Analysis
    8. Cost Management
    9. Determining Health Care Costs and Prices
    10. Costs and Other Issues Related to Recruiting and Retaining Staff

    Part IV: Planning and Control
    11. Strategic Management
    12. Budgeting Concepts
    13. Operating Budgets
    14. Revenue Budgeting
    15. Performance Budgeting
    16. Controlling Operating Results
    17. Variance Analysis: Examples, Extensions, and Caveats
    18. Benchmarking, Productivity, and Cost-Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

    Part V: Managing Financial Resources
    19. Short-Term Financial Resources
    20. Long-Term Financial Resources

    Part VI: Looking to the Future
    21. Forecasting
    22. The Nurse as Entrepreneur
    23. Nursing and Financial Management: Current Issues and Future Directions



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