Financial Management for Nurse Managers and Executives, 3rd Edition
By Steven A. Finkler, PhD, CPA, Christine T. Kovner, PhD, RN, FAAN and Cheryl Jones, RN, PhD
Covering the financial topics all nurse managers need to know and use, this book explains how financial management fits into the healthcare organization. You'll study accounting principles, cost analysis, planning and control management of the organization's financial resources, and the use of management tools. In addition to current issues, this edition also addresses future directions in financial management.
- Four NEW chapters are included: Quality, Costs and Financing; Revenue Budgeting; Variance Analysis: Examples, Extensions, and Caveats; and Benchmarking, Productivity, and Cost-Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis.
- The new Medicare prescription bill is covered, with its meaning for healthcare providers, managers, and executives.
- Coverage now includes the transition from the role of bedside or staff nurse to nurse manager and nurse executive.