Budgeting Concepts for Nurse Managers

Budgeting Concepts for Nurse Managers

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An in-depth guide to preparing accurate nursing budgets, this book will help you improve your financial skills and contribute to your organization's strategic planning. It discusses the different types of budgeting, the budgeting process, forecasting, variance analysis, and costing out nursing services. A variety of settings are included: hospitals, long-term care, home health, community health, managed care, and others. With this guide, you'll learn how to communicate effectively with financial managers, succeed in your role in the budgeting process, and assist in the delivery of high-quality patient care at the lowest possible cost.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 520 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 635.03g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • W B Saunders Co Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 1, black & white illustrations
  • 1416033416
  • 9781416033417
  • 1,341,621

Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Different Types of Budgets2. The Budgeting Process3. Motivation and Incentives4. Cost Concepts5. Personnel Issues6. Forecasting7. Strategic Planning and Business Plans8. The Operating Budget9. Revenue Budgeting10. Capital Budgeting (Technical Appendix: Quantitative Methods for Capital Budgeting)11. Performance Budgeting12. Cash Budgeting13. Variance Analysis14. Variance Analysis: Examples, Extensions, and Caveats15. Budgeting for Information Systems16. Budgeting for the Operating Room17. Benchmarking, Productivity, and Cost-Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis18. Costing Out Nursing ServicesAdditional Suggested ReadingsGlossaryAppendix: Sample Budget Forms and Instructionsshow more

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