Health care leaders depend on sound operating and financial performance indicators to make decisions regarding working capital management, capital budgeting, and resource allocation. These indicators help organizations maximize performance and strategically plan for new initiatives. For this Discussion, you select a health care organization and examine how its leaders and managers use operating and financial performance indicators in their decision making.
Identify the health care organization you selected, and describe one operating indicator and two financial performance indicators of the organization. Analyze how leaders and managers use these indicators when making decisions about working capital management, capital budgeting, and resource allocation. Support your response by identifying and explaining key points and/or examples presented in the Resources.
Part 2 A
Using the scenarios and financial data provided in the Week 7 Assignment document, calculate financial ratios and evaluate their implications on organizational decision making.
must use these resources!
Walston, S. L. (2014). Strategic healthcare management: Planning and execution. Chicago, IL: Health Administration Press.
Wayland, M. S., & McDonald, W. G. (2016). Strategic analysis for healthcare: Concepts and practical applications. Chicago, IL: Health Administration Press.
Agundu, P., & Imegi, J. C. (2014). Domestic debt and strategic financial management imperatives in Nigeria: Casual diagnosis. Journal of Financial Management & Analysis, 27(1), 41–53.
Karadag, H. (2015). Financial management challenges in small and medium-sized enterprises: A strategic management approach. Emerging Markets Journal, 5(1), 26–40.
Ciobota, G., & Velea, A. (2015). The strategic positioning of the financial banking companies—Key factor for achieving competitive advantages. Knowledge Horizons, 7(1), 103–106.
Based on the readings and case studies on facility design, what are some of the advantages and disadvantages of these changes? How do these facility design concepts impact patient care? Does it offer an advantage in improving quality outcomes?
1What logistical operational processes exist in your organization that enhance efficiency and performance? Describe them briefly.
What advantage does value-based purchasing offer to a health care organization? Is there a downside to this strategy?