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Learn how reform will change hospital costing systems—and five strategies to help your organization adapt.
Equivalent acute patient days (EAPDs) are more accurate than adjusted patient days (APDs) for analyzing hospital cost increases over time if inpatient types differ significantly in terms of acuity.
A shift in focus from large patient populations to clusters within specific services as healthcare reforms are implemented will fuel the need for detailed cost accounting.
Variations in Medicare payment in different states may put hospitals in some states at a disadvantage by contributing to negative Medicare margins that other hospitals have been able to avoid.
Equivalent patient units is a new measure of hospital volume that improves finance leaders’ ability to compare activity and costs—and identify savings potential.
CFOs should take advantage of key opportunities to achieve cost savings and performance improvement in financial services.
Costing for physician practices presents unique challenges for hospital finance professionals.
A lack of good costing data is a barrier to achieving value in healthcare organizations. Learn how to select and implement technologies designed to improve costing.
After a technology upgrade, a hospital should take specific steps preempt issues that could lead to decreased revenue.
Learning to use existing capacity more efficiently may be the fastest way for hospitals and health systems to generate revenue.
The Medicare cost report is a tool that can help you perform cost analyses and benchmark your organization against your competitors.
Hospitals can use their call centers to determine the success of marketing projects aimed at attracting patients to the organization.
A hospital that does not have an activity-based costing system could be putting its financial viability at considerable risk.
Costly drug-eluting stents could dramatically alter projected demands for cardiac surgical services.
This webinar explores the benefits of how multiple match methodologies can support comprehensive attribute alignment to help organizations better direct product sourcing and support standardization efforts with clinicians.
Hospitals with too many products in their systems have more inventory to manage and cross reference. This webinar explains how aligning product attributes can support a product rationalization program and lower costs.
A detailed charge code analysis can be a powerful tool for identifying specific areas for cost reduction, which can lead to large and sustainable improvements.
Four components of Medicare payment that have shown considerable variation among states are outlier payments, DSH payments, IME-GME payments, and total capital and other pass-through cost payments.
Due to high fixed costs, hospitals can capture few variable costs using incremental cost reduction strategies. Instead, they should consider reducing capacity and optimizing use of remaining capacity.
In the face of the nation's economic challenges, hospitals are under increasing pressure to reduce costs. Benchmarking is key to achieving that goal.
A proposed new model for lease accounting can have a significant financial impact on healthcare organizations.
Catholic Health Initiatives is trying to figure out the true costs associated with nursing—so that the health system can do a better job managing nurse staffing costs.
Creating a High Performance Cost Accounting Strategy David Blunt, MHA, CHE, CHFP, Director of Decision Support, Glendale Adventist Medical Center Paul Selivanoff, CPA, Vice President -Finance, St. Helena Region Today’s Agenda 1.How to Select the Best Costing Method •Connecting costing method selection to organizational
“As a CFO, I need information that is accurate enough to support management decisions, but I don’t want to build a cost accounting system that takes more time and effort to maintain than the value of the information I get out of it,” says Greg Adams.
Stopping short of a full-blown cost accounting system, Adventist Health chose a multiple RVU methodology, a hybrid sometimes called activity-based or procedural costing.
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