Economics and Financial Management for Nurses and Nurse Leaders:

ISBN-10: 0826110495
ISBN-13: 9780826110497
Edition: 2013
Authors: Susan J. Penner
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Book details

List price: $80.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Springer Pub Co
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 365
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

This is a key health care financial management textbook designed to build the economics and financial management skills nurses and nurse leaders need to use daily. This second edition provides several new features that will add to its value as a timely and highly relevant text for RN-to-BSN, BSN, and MSN students in a variety of academic nursing programs. It is aligned with the standards established by AONE, AACN, and other health care professional organizations for economics and financial management education. The text has been significantly revised to simplify its content and to be useful within both traditional in-class formats and hybrid and on-line distance courses and programs.The book provides multiple opportunities for experiential learning such as writing business plans and health program grant proposals. It delivers enhanced discussions of cost-benefit analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis, discusses budget preparation, offers strategies for controlling budget costs, and updates health reform policy, health care spending, and other relevant policies and statistics. The text discusses patient advocacy and interdisciplinary teamwork as they relate to economic and financial issues. Its engaging format promotes the synthesis of economics and finance across the nursing curriculum through the use of case examples, end-of-chapter exercises, discussion questions, and games based on concepts within the text. Additionally, tips throughout the book alert students about the need to apply concepts from other aspects of their education to economic and financial situations. The text also includes on-line supplemental material for teachers and students including Excel spreadsheets, games, a test bank, and PowerPoint slides. Key Features:Aligned with AACN and AONE guidelines Serves as a primary financial management text for a great variety of nursing academic programs Facilitates experiential learning through end-of-chapter exercises, games, tips for synthesizing knowledge, and case examples Designed for use in traditional classrooms and for hybrid and on-line distance programs Presents new chapter on measuring nursing care with indicators for capacity, staffing, patient acuity, performance, and patient flow

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Preface
Acknowledgments
Participating Graduate Students
Overview of Economics and Health Care
Economics of Health Care
Historical Context of Health Care and Nursing Economics
Health Care Costs
Health Care Economic Concepts
Economics and the Nursing Workforce
Health Insurance and Fee-for-Service Financing
Health Care Coverage and the Uninsured
How of Health Care Funding, 2010
Health Insurance History and Costs
Private Insurance and Cost Concerns
Healthy or Unhealthy?
Reimbursement Mechanisms
Principles of Health Insurance
Government Health Insurance Programs
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010
Managed Care and Performance Measurement
Historic Foundations of Managed Care
Principles of Managed Care
ACOs Compared to MCOs
Primary Care Utilization and Financial Measures
Performance Measures for Inpatient and Ambulatory Care
Comparing and Trending Indicators
Budgets and Budgeting
Measuring Nursing Care
Rules and Conventions for Reporting Indicators
Categories of Indicators
Measuring Nursing Care in a Nurse-Managed Health Center
Measuring Nursing Care in an Inpatient Nursing Unit
Reporting and Managing Budgets
Reporting Operating Budgets
Managing Operating Budgets
Health Center and Inpatient Unit Budgets
Operating Budget Case Examples
Budget Planning
Budget Planning and the Nurse's Role
Strategic Planning and Budget Linkage
Budget Forecasting
Planning the Operating Budget
Closing a Program
Worksheet for Annual Operating Budget Preparation, Projected for Two Years
Special Purpose, Capital, and Other Budgets
Special Purpose Budget
Product Line Budget
ECR
Capital Budget
Cash Flow Budget
Budget Relationships and Linkage
Financial Analysis and Making a Business
Cost-Finding, Break-Even, and Charges
Cost-Finding
Break-Even Analysis
Prices and Pricing
Pricing Methods
Classification and Coding Systems
CBA, CEA, CUA, and CER
CBA
CEA
CUA
CER
A Cost-Benefit Analysis Evaluating Adult Outpatient Asthma Education, February 8, 2013
A CEA for Proposed Alternative Interventions to Postprocedure Surgical Pain Reduction, December 3, 2012
A CUA Evaluating Adult Outpatient Asthma Education, February 8, 2013
Writing a Business Plan
Writing Skills for Business Plans
Business Plan Sections
Business Plan Feasibility Checklist
Business Plan-To Initiate the Cleaning of Hospital Privacy Curtains to Reduce Nosocomial Infections at Bay General Hospital's 4B Progressive Care Unit
Respiratory Project Committee-Fairfield County Hospital
Increasing Patient Volume at the Bay General Hospital Cardiac Clinic
Business Plan-Probiotic Use With Antibiotics
Health Program Grant Writing
Business Plans and Grant Proposals
Funding Sources
Grant Proposal Sections
After the Application Is Submitted
Worksheet for Preparing a Health Program Grant Proposal
Dental Care Van Grant Proposal
Grant Proposal-Decreasing High Utilizers of the Emergency Department
Incorporating Massage and Healing Touch Therapies on a Specialized Nursing Unit at Seaview Hospital-A Grant Application
Advanced Topics
Financial Statements and the Nurse Entrepreneur
Hospital-Wide Indicators
Accounting Concepts
Financial Statements
Analyzing Financial Statements
Principles for Practice Management
Starting Your Own Business or Agency
Ethical Issues and International Health Care Systems
Bioethics and Health Economics
International Health Economics Issues
Ethics Worksheet for Evaluating a Health Policy or Problem
Health Policy and Future Trends
Health Policy Questions
Future Trends
Keeping Up to Date
Policy Question Worksheet for Tracking Future Trends in HealthCare
Glossary
Crossword Puzzle Answer Key
Index

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