After reading this chapter, you should be able to
- Spread and report contractual adjustments to the operating departments on a monthly basis so that the managers can get a better picture of their financial results
- Discuss several successful cost containment efforts available to hospitals
- Understand why it is so important to use benchmarking outcomes to set goals for your organization
- Recognize the five ways to improve the cost structure of health care organizations
- Discuss the six major issues surrounding supply chain management in hospital organizations today
- Recognize the financial benefits of a 501(c)(3) community-based not-for-profit hospital organization
- Understand why it is necessary to maximize ...