This text introduces students to the most important principles and applications of healthcare finance, including both accounting and financial management. Because the book is intended for use primarily in clinical and health services administration programs, its focus is on healthcare finance as praticed within such organizations. New to the third edition are sections on the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and revenue cycle.
Nowicki (health administration, Texas State University) uses a nontechnical approach to introduce nonspecialists to fundamental concepts and skills necessary to manage operations in hospitals and healthcare organizations, in this text for undergraduate and graduate introductory courses in health financial management. This third edition contains new information on the financial impact of patient safety, the public's concern about accounting integrity and healthcare's response, and the financial implications of the Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act.
The purpose of Creating Knowledge Based Healthcare Organizations is to bring together some high quality concepts closely related to how knowledge management can be utilized in healthcare. It includes the methodologies, systems, and approaches needed to create and manage knowledge in various types of healthcare organizations. Futhermore, it has a global flavour, as we discuss knowledge management approaches in healthcare organizations throughout the world. For the first time, it is possible to have so many of the concepts, tools, and techniques relevant to knowledge management in healthcare in this one volume so that the reader can understand all the components required to utilize knowledge.
This book provides a comprehensive, one-volume source of detailed information on federal, state, and local laws covering tax-exempt healthcare organizations. It tackles complex legal issues in a practical, down-to-earth manner by providing plain-English explanations and the appropriate legal citations for further research. Written by leading experts in the fields of healthcare and nonprofit law, this comprehensive and vital resource has been completely revised and updated to present a clear view of complicated legal and tax issues. It provides detailed documentation and citations, including references to regulations, rulings, cases, and tax literature. An exhaustive index allows for quick and easy reference and annual supplements keep the reader apprised of the latest developments affecting tax-exempt healthcare organizations.
This list is not conclusive, please speak with your instructor about additional Healthcare Financial Associations.
The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) helps its members—both individuals and organizations—achieve optimal performance by providing the practical tools and solutions, education, industry analyses, and strategic guidance needed to address the many challenges that exist within the US healthcare system.