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  1. [Autonomy for financial management in public and private healthcare facilities in Brazil].

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    Santos, Maria Angelica Borges dos; Madeira, Fátima Carvalho; Passos, Sonia Regina Lambert; Bakr, Felipe; Oliveira, Klivia Brayner de; Andreazzi, Marco Antonio Ratzsch de

    2014-01-01

    Autonomy in financial management is an advantage in public administration. A 2009 National Healthcare Facility Survey showed that 3.9% of Brazil's 52,055 public healthcare facilities had some degree of financial autonomy. Such autonomy was more common in inpatient facilities (17.8%), those managed by State governments (26.3%), and in Southern Brazil (6.6%). Autonomy was mainly partial (for resources in specific areas, relating to small outlays, consumables and capital goods, and outsourced services or personnel). 74.3% of 2,264 public facilities with any financial autonomy were under direct government administration. Financial autonomy in public healthcare facilities appears to be linked to local political decisions and not necessarily to the facility's specific legal and administrative status. However, legal status displays distinct scopes of autonomy - those under direct government administration tend to be less autonomous, and those under private businesses more autonomous; 85.8% of the 45,394 private healthcare facilities reported that they were financially autonomous. PMID:24627026

  2. Principles and practices board. Issue Analysis 98-1. Compliance with laws and regulations for healthcare organizations. Healthcare Financial Management Association.

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    1998-09-01

    This is the third Issue Analysis of HFMA's Principles and Practices (P&P) Board. The P&P Board writes an Issue Analysis in response to the need for practical information on emerging issues in healthcare financial management. An Issue Analysis is factual but not authoritative. It is not sent out for public comment and provides the healthcare industry short-term assistance on emerging issues. The purpose of P&P Board Issue Analysis 98-1, Compliance with Laws and Regulations for Healthcare Organizations, is to help healthcare financial managers understand their responsibility to implement and maintain an effective internal control system to ensure compliance with laws and regulations. PMID:10182748

  3. Management accounting use and financial performance in public health-care organisations: evidence from the Italian National Health Service.

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    Macinati, Manuela S; Anessi-Pessina, E

    2014-07-01

    Reforms of the public health-care sector have emphasised the role of management accounting (MA). However, there is little systematic evidence on its use and benefits. To fill this gap, we propose a contingency-based model which addresses three related issues, that is, whether: (i) MA use is influenced by contextual variables and MA design; (ii) top-management satisfaction with MA mediates the relationship between MA design and MA use; and (iii) financial performance is influenced by MA use. A questionnaire was mailed out to all Italian public health-care organisations. Structural equation modelling was performed to validate the research hypotheses. The response rate was 49%. Our findings suggest that: (i) cost-containment strategies encourage more sophisticated MA designs; (ii) MA use is directly and indirectly influenced by contingency, organisational, and behavioural variables; (iii) a weakly significant positive relationship exists between MA use and financial performance. These findings are relevant from the viewpoint of both top managers and policymakers. The former must make sure that MA is not only technically advanced, but also properly understood and appreciated by users. The latter need to be aware that MA may improve performance in ways and along dimensions that may not fully translate into better financial results. PMID:24767311

  4. Migration of the Japanese healthcare enterprise from a financial to integrated management: strategy and architecture.

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    Akiyama, M

    2001-01-01

    The Hospital Information System (HIS) has been positioned as the hub of the healthcare information management architecture. In Japan, the billing system assigns an "insurance disease names" to performed exams based on the diagnosis type. Departmental systems provide localized, departmental services, such as order receipt and diagnostic reporting, but do not provide patient demographic information. The system above has many problems. The departmental system's terminals and the HIS's terminals are not integrated. Duplicate data entry introduces errors and increases workloads. Order and exam data managed by the HIS can be sent to the billing system, but departmental data cannot usually be entered. Additionally, billing systems usually keep departmental data for only a short time before it is deleted. The billing system provides payment based on what is entered. The billing system is oriented towards diagnoses. Most importantly, the system is geared towards generating billing reports rather than at providing high-quality patient care. The role of the application server is that of a mediator between system components. Data and events generated by system components are sent to the application server that routes them to appropriate destinations. It also records all system events, including state changes to clinical data, access of clinical data and so on. Finally, the Resource Management System identifies all system resources available to the enterprise. The departmental systems are responsible for managing data and clinical processes at a departmental level. The client interacts with the system via the application server, which provides a general set of system-level functions. The system is implemented using current technologies CORBA and HTTP. System data is collected by the application server and assembled into XML documents for delivery to clients. Clients can access these URLs using standard HTTP clients, since each department provides an HTTP compliant web-server. We have implemented an integrated system communicating via CORBA middleware, consisting of an application server, endoscopy departmental server, pathology departmental server and wrappered legacy HIS. We have found this new approach solves the problems outlined earlier. It provides the services needed to ensure that data is never lost and is always available, that events that occur in the hospital are always captured, and that resources are managed and tracked effectively. Finally, it reduces costs, raises efficiency, increases the quality of patient care, and ultimately saves lives. Now, we are going to integrate all remaining hospital departments, and ultimately, all hospital functions. PMID:11604829

  5. Financial management of hospitals.

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    Speranzo, A J

    1984-05-01

    The effect of hospital reimbursement systems on the financial management of hospitals is briefly discussed, and the organization of hospital financial operations is reviewed. The implementation of Medicare prospective pricing will change the way in which hospital finances are managed. Health-care managers will be concerned with the profitability of product lines, or diagnosis-related groups, in future strategic planning efforts. The hospital's finance department consists of several traditional areas that exist in almost all financial organizations. The functions and interactions of these various areas are discussed in light of previous and current hospital reimbursement strategies. Staffing of the finance department and the duties of the hospital's chief financial officer are also described. The prospective pricing system of hospital reimbursement and increasing pressure from the business community to stem the rising costs of health care will produce changes in the medical and financial operations of the hospital industry over the next decade. PMID:6375357

  6. Healthcare Financial Management Association, Principles and Practices Board. Statement no. 15: Valuation and financial statement presentation of charity service and bad debts by institutional healthcare providers.

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    1993-02-01

    Principles and Practices Board (P&P Board) Statement No. 2, issued in 1978, provided a basis for differentiating between charity service and bad debts. The statement acknowledged that, while the differentiation was helpful, the financial accounting and reporting of charity service and bad debts were the same. In 1990, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) published (after review and approval by the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board) an extensive revision of the guide titled "Audits of Providers of Health Care Services." The revised guide substantially changed the reporting of bad debts and eliminated charity service from revenue. Disclosure of the entity's policy for providing charity service and the level of charity service provided is required by the revised guide. The P&P Board decided that a substantive revision of its Statement No. 2 was required to bring it into conformity with the revised guide and to provide direction on implementation of the revised guide's requirements. This statement supersedes Statement No. 2 and deals with the same issues, including bad debts. PMID:10145753

  7. 10 ways to improve healthcare cost management.

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    Berger, Steven H

    2004-08-01

    As a healthcare CFO, you know that effective financial control has enormous impact on a hospital's bottom line. But how do you maintain that financial control? Well, a few simple improvements in cost management techniques-assigning accountability, adopting useful monitoring and reporting methods, and reducing resource consumption, among others--can reap significant benefits. PMID:15372813

  8. Total financial management.

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    Katz, R W

    1991-01-01

    Total financial management is a program designed by author Robert Katz, M.S., C.P.A., which says that by managing from the top down, the physician/administrator team can regain control of the practice and its major financial centers. His article describes the two-phased approach to total financial management. PMID:10114600

  9. Managing financial risk with options on futures.

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    Bond, M T; Marshall, B S

    1995-05-01

    With the rise of managed care and capitation, more providers will be sharing in the financial risk of providing care. To help protect their organizations from the risk of unexpectedly high utilization under such a fixed-payment system, healthcare financial managers soon will be able to use options on futures contracts. These contracts provide wide profit potential but limited loss potential. Before investing in options on futures, however, healthcare financial managers should consider issues such as basis risk and trading costs. PMID:10142194

  10. Statement No. 13: Timing differences pertaining to third-party payments. Healthcare Financial Management Association, Principles and Practices Board.

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    1992-01-01

    As this statement describes, institutional healthcare providers have recorded timing differences and continue to be confronted with circumstances warranting their recording. Medicare arrangements for paying for capital related cost are the most frequent basis of recording or changing previously recorded timing differences but other bases for recording or changing previously recorded timing differences are described in this statement. As this statement was being prepared for publication, another significant change in Medicare arrangements for paying for capital-related cost was under consideration. This statement is intended to describe the issue of timing differences generally and not to focus only on changes called for by a single legislative or regulatory action. Furthermore, the disposition of the currently proposed change is uncertain. Accordingly, the examples included in the appendices of this statement are the same as were included in the exposure draft of this statement released in 1990. HFMA has indicated its intent to prepare examples of the recording of changes in timing differences called for by legislation or regulations when the terms are sufficiently certain to warrant action. Those examples will be based on the conclusions included in this statement. PMID:10145552

  11. Championship management for healthcare organizations.

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    Griffith, J R

    2000-01-01

    Stakeholders will put increasing pressure on integrated health systems (IHS) for measured performance, demanding data on quality and patient satisfaction, while simultaneously pressing for lower cost. The changes to Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (Joint Commission) and the growing importance of the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA) are simply forerunners of an intensifying trend. Quality of care in particular will face increasing scrutiny. Achieving competitive targets in these areas will also require measures addressing demand and worker satisfaction. "Balanced scorecard" approaches will allow IHS and their accountable work groups to track performance on several dimensions and establish integrated goals or targets. Those with consistently good scores will be labeled "champions." Champions will support the multidimensional measures with improved decision processes. About eight major processes will be central--governance/strategic management, clinical quality, clinical organization, financial planning, planning and marketing, information services, human resources, and plant services. It is possible to map these processes to the criteria of the Joint Commission, NCQA, and Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award. The processes themselves can be measured and common weaknesses identified and corrected. Champions share some common characteristics that seem to arise from the combination of processes and measures. Among these characteristics are service line orientation, extensive partnering with other organizations, and the possibility of outsourcing organizational components. PMID:11066948

  12. [Knowledge management and healthcare organizations].

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    Favaretti, Carlo

    2013-10-01

    The present scenario is characterized by a high "environmental turbulence". Healthcare professionals and organizations must increase their knowledge, skills and attitudes for choosing wisely. Healthcare organizations are complex adaptive systems which should use integrated governance systems: knowledge management should be a strategic goal. These organizations should become learning organizations: they should build and renovate their knowledge in a systematic, explicit and definite way. PMID:24326705

  13. Healthcare waste management in Asia

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    Prem Ananth, A.; Prashanthini, V.; Visvanathan, C.

    2010-01-15

    The risks associated with healthcare waste and its management has gained attention across the world in various events, local and international forums and summits. However, the need for proper healthcare waste management has been gaining recognition slowly due to the substantial disease burdens associated with poor practices, including exposure to infectious agents and toxic substances. Despite the magnitude of the problem, practices, capacities and policies in many countries in dealing with healthcare waste disposal, especially developing nations, is inadequate and requires intensification. This paper looks upon aspects to drive improvements to the existing healthcare waste management situation. The paper places recommendation based on a 12 country study reflecting the current status. The paper does not advocate for any complex technology but calls for changes in mindset of all concerned stakeholders and identifies five important aspects for serious consideration. Understanding the role of governments and healthcare facilities, the paper also outlines three key areas for prioritized action for both parties - budget support, developing policies and legislation and technology and knowledge management.

  14. Privatization and management development in the healthcare sector of Georgia.

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    West, Daniel J; Costello, Michael; Ramirez, Bernardo

    2011-01-01

    Healthcare reforms in Georgia parallel some of the major changes made by other Central and Eastern European countries. This is especially true of efforts to privatize the health sector and secure capital investments from Western Europe. Privatization of Georgian healthcare requires an understanding of the Soviet-era healthcare system and ideological orientation. Many of the issues and problems of privatization in Georgia require new knowledge to enhance equity outcomes, improve financial performance, increase access to care and encourage healthcare competition. Training existing and future healthcare leaders in modern management theory and practice is paramount. A university based health-management education partnership model was developed and implemented between several universities in the United States and Europe, along with two Georgian universities, to address workforce demands, changing market conditions, management knowledge and leadership competencies. Health-management education concentrations were developed and implemented along with several short courses to meet market demand for trained leaders and managers. PMID:21677531

  15. The role of health information managers in hospital financial management.

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    Margrif, F D

    1991-11-01

    One area of internal analysis that has attracted increasing attention from healthcare managers is product line management. The coded data produced by the health information management professional is integrated with financial data to provide decision makers with valuable information about service quality and profitability. PMID:10117696

  16. Healthcare knowledge management through building and operationalising healthcare enterprise memory.

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    Cheah, Y N; Abidi, S S

    1999-01-01

    In this paper we suggest that the healthcare enterprise needs to be more conscious of its vast knowledge resources vis-à-vis the exploitation of knowledge management techniques to efficiently manage its knowledge. The development of healthcare enterprise memory is suggested as a solution, together with a novel approach advocating the operationalisation of healthcare enterprise memories leading to the modelling of healthcare processes for strategic planning. As an example, we present a simulation of Service Delivery Time in a hospital's OPD. PMID:10724990

  17. Conflict resolution in healthcare management.

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    Lipcamon, James D; Mainwaring, Brian A

    2004-01-01

    Conflict causes decided tension in the workplace and often produces poor professional outcomes. A manager dealing with conflict can experience a crisis of confidence and often ends up second-guessing himself or herself, regardless of how a situation has been handled. In some organizations, conflict is not viewed positively or as an opportunity for improvement. In these organizations, most individuals will see conflict as being unproductive, unpleasant, and a waste of time and energy. Yet, conflict provides employees with critical feedback on how things are going. When viewed in a positive context, even personality conflicts may provide information to the healthcare manager about what is not working in the organization. If conflict is not directed and controlled, it can have damaging effects in the workplace, stifling the growth of departments and deflating employee morale. Our job as healthcare managers is to deal with conflict so that it does not decrease productivity or detract from the provision of patient-centered care. There are 4 general sources for interpersonal conflict: personal differences, informational deficiency, role incompatibility, and environmental stress. There are 5 common responses used in dealing with conflict: forcing, accommodating, avoiding, compromising, and collaborating. Healthcare managers should become comfortable with using all of these approaches. PMID:15259690

  18. Successful healthcare programs and projects: organization portfolio management essentials.

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    Pickens, Scott; Solak, Jamie

    2005-01-01

    Many healthcare organization projects take more time and resources than planned and fail to deliver desired business outcomes. Healthcare IT is a major component of many projects and often undeservedly receives the blame for failure. Poor results are often not a result of faulty healthcare IT or poor project management or poor project execution alone. Many projects fail because of poor portfolio management--poor planning and management of the portfolio of initiatives designed to meet an organization's strategic goals. Because resources are limited, portfolio management enables organizations to more strategically allocate and manage their resources so care delivery, service delivery, and initiatives that advance organizations toward their strategic goals, including healthcare IT initiatives, can be accomplished at the levels of quality and service desired by an organization. Proper portfolio management is the essential foundation for program and project success and supports overall organization success. Without portfolio management, even programs and projects that execute flawlessly may not meet desired objectives. This article discusses the essential requirements for porfolio management. These include opportunity identification, return on investment (ROI) forecast, project prioritization, capacity planning (inclusive of human, financial, capital, and facilities resources), work scheduling, program and project management and execution, and project performance and value assessment. Portfolio management is essential to successful healthcare project execution. Theories are drawn from the Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3) work of the Project Management Institute and other leading strategy, planning, and organization change management research institutes. PMID:15682672

  19. Financial Management: An Organic Approach

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    Laux, Judy

    2013-01-01

    Although textbooks present corporate finance using a topical approach, good financial management requires an organic approach that integrates the various assignments financial managers confront every day. Breaking the tasks into meaningful subcategories, the current article offers one approach.

  20. Integrated Financial Management Program

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    Pho, Susan

    2004-01-01

    Having worked in the Employees and Commercial Payments Branch of the Financial Management Division for the past 3 summers, I have seen the many changes that have occurred within the NASA organization. As I return each summer, I find that new programs and systems have been adapted to better serve the needs of the Center and of the Agency. The NASA Agency has transformed itself the past couple years with the implementation of the Integrated Financial Management Program (IFMP). IFMP is designed to allow the Agency to improve its management of its Financial, Physical, and Human Resources through the use of multiple enterprise module applications. With my mentor, Joseph Kan, being the branch chief of the Employees and Commercial Payments Branch, I have been exposed to several modules, such as Travel Manager, WebTads, and Core Financial/SAP, which were implemented in the last couple of years under the IFMP. The implementation of these agency-wide systems has sometimes proven to be troublesome. Prior to IFMP, each NASA Center utilizes their own systems for Payroll, Travel, Accounts Payable, etc. But with the implementation of the Integrated Financial Management Program, all the "legacy" systems had to be eliminated. As a result, a great deal of enhancement and preparation work is necessary to ease the transformation from the old systems to the new. All this work occurs simultaneously; for example, e-Payroll will "go live" in several months, but a system like Travel Manager will need to have information upgraded within the system to meet the requirements set by Headquarters. My assignments this summer have given me the opportunity to become involved with such work. So far, I have been given the opportunity to participate in projects resulting from a congressional request, several bankcard reconciliations, updating routing lists for Travel Manager, updating the majordomo list for Travel Manager approvers and point of contacts, and a NASA Headquarters project involving improper payments on firm fixed price contracts. Each of the projects that I have worked on this summer presents a different aspect of the work performed on a regular basis by members of this branch. Not only do I get to see the "big picture" of what occurs within the organization, but I also get to experience the "little stuff" that goes on here and throughout the NASA Agency.

  1. Addressing maternal healthcare through demand side financial incentives: experience of Janani Suraksha Yojana program in India

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    2012-01-01

    Background Demand side financing (DSF) is a widely employed strategy to enhance utilization of healthcare. The impact of DSF on health care seeking in general and that of maternal care in particular is already known. Yet, its effect on financial access to care, out-of-pocket spending (OOPS) and provider motivations is not considerably established. Without such evidence, DSFs may not be recommendable to build up any sustainable healthcare delivery approach. This study explores the above aspects on India’s Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) program. Methods This study employed design and was conducted in three districts of Orissa, selected through a three-stage stratified sampling. The quantitative method was used to review the Health Management Information System (HMIS). The qualitative methods included focus groups discussions with beneficiaries (n = 19) and community intermediaries (n = 9), and interviews (n = 7) with Ministry of Health officials. HMIS data enabled to review maternal healthcare utilization. Group discussions and interviews explored the perceived impact of JSY on in-facility delivery, OOPS, healthcare costs, quality of care and performance motivation of community health workers. Results The number of institutional deliveries, ante-and post-natal care visits increased after the introduction of JSY with an annual net growth of 18.1%, 3.6% and 5% respectively. The financial incentive provided partial financial risk-protection as it could cover only 25.5% of the maternal healthcare cost of the beneficiaries in rural areas and 14.3% in urban areas. The incentive induced fresh out-of-pocket spending for some mothers and it could not address maternal care requirements comprehensively. An activity-based community worker model was encouraging to augment maternal healthcare consumption. However, the existing level of financial incentives and systemic support were inadequate to motivate the volunteers optimally on their performance. Conclusion Demand side financial incentive could enhance financial access to maternal healthcare. However, it did not adequately protect households from financial risks. An effective integration of JSY with similar social protection or financial risk-protection measures may protect mothers substantially from potential out-of-pocket spending. Further, this integrated approach may help upholding more awareness on maternal health rights and entitlements. It can also address maternal health beyond ‘maternal healthcare’ and ensure sustainability through pooled financial and non-financial resources. PMID:22978630

  2. Strategic Planning and Financial Management

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    Conneely, James F.

    2010-01-01

    Strong financial management is a strategy for strategic planning success in student affairs. It is crucial that student affairs professionals understand the necessity of linking their strategic planning with their financial management processes. An effective strategic planner needs strong financial management skills to implement the plan over…

  3. Strategic Planning and Financial Management

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    Conneely, James F.

    2010-01-01

    Strong financial management is a strategy for strategic planning success in student affairs. It is crucial that student affairs professionals understand the necessity of linking their strategic planning with their financial management processes. An effective strategic planner needs strong financial management skills to implement the plan over

  4. Redesigning financial management education for the nursing administration graduate student.

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    Lemire, J A

    2000-04-01

    The changes and expansion in the nurse administrator role indicate a need for a specialized body of financial knowledge and skills for making system focused decisions that integrate the clinical and business aspects of healthcare. A survey of nurse administrators and chief executive officers showed high agreement on the important financial management concepts to the nurse administrator role. A graduate level financial management course that includes concepts for course content and practice applications is proposed. PMID:10783700

  5. Developing Ethical Competence in Healthcare Management

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    Falkenström, Erica; Ohlsson, Jon; Höglund, Anna T

    2016-01-01

    Purpose: The purpose of this paper was to explore what kind of ethical competence healthcare managers need in handling conflicts of interest (COI). The aim is also to highlight essential learning processes to develop healthcare managers' ethical competence. Design/methodology/approach: A qualitative study was performed. Semi-structured interviews…

  6. Practice management companies improve practices' financial position.

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    Dupell, T

    1997-11-01

    To maintain control over healthcare delivery and financial decisions, as well as increase access to capital markets, some group practices are forming their own physician practice management companies. These companies should be organized to balance the expectations of physicians with the values of capital markets. This organization should include retained earnings, financial reporting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), predictable earnings and cash flow, physician ownership and leadership, and incentives for high-quality management. Three large, primary care and multispecialty clinics that merged to form a new physician practice management company increased their access to capital markets and improved their overall financial position, which will help them achieve long-term survival. PMID:10174772

  7. Public health financial management competencies.

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    Honoré, Peggy A; Costich, Julia F

    2009-01-01

    The absence of appropriate financial management competencies has impeded progress in advancing the field of public health finance. It also inhibits the ability to professionalize this sector of the workforce. Financial managers should play a critical role by providing information relevant to decision making. The lack of fundamental financial management knowledge and skills is a barrier to fulfilling this role. A national expert committee was convened to examine this issue. The committee reviewed standards related to financial and business management practices within public health and closely related areas. Alignments were made with national standards such as those established for government chief financial officers. On the basis of this analysis, a comprehensive set of public health financial management competencies was identified and examined further by a review panel. At a minimum, the competencies can be used to define job descriptions, assess job performance, identify critical gaps in financial analysis, create career paths, and design educational programs. PMID:19395980

  8. Business resilience: Reframing healthcare risk management.

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    Simeone, Cynthia L

    2015-09-01

    The responsibility of risk management in healthcare is fractured, with multiple stakeholders. Most hospitals and healthcare systems do not have a fully integrated risk management system that spans the entire organizational and operational structure for the delivery of key services. This article provides insight toward utilizing a comprehensive Business Resilience program and associated methodology to understand and manage organizational risk leading to organizational effectiveness and operational efficiencies, with the fringe benefit of realizing sustainable operational capability during adverse conditions. PMID:26418138

  9. User Oriented Financial Management System.

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    Hess, Larry G.; Waters, James M.

    1979-01-01

    The School of Chemical Sciences at the University of Illinois has developed a user-oriented financial management system to meet the needs of project managers for financial reporting that were not met by the central accounting system. The system presents detailed budget obligations and expenditures data needed to plan and monitor daily research…

  10. Simulation game provides financial management training.

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    Uhles, Neville; Weimer-Elder, Barbette; Lee, James G

    2008-01-01

    Adventist HealthCare developed a workshop with a reality simulation game as an engaging means to teach nonfinancial managers about the relationships between cash flow, income statements, and balance sheets. Thirty AHC staff, about half financial and half nonfinancial, were trained as workshop facilitators, and all managers with budget oversight were asked to complete the workshop. The workshop was very positively received; participants' average scores on workshop questionnaires increased from 77.4 percent correct on a presession questionnaire to 91.3 percent correct on a postsession questionnaire. PMID:18351258

  11. Competitive strategy in turbulent healthcare markets: an analysis of financially effective teaching hospitals.

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    Langabeer, J

    1998-01-01

    As the healthcare marketplace, characterized by declining revenues and heavy price competition, continues to evolve toward managed care, teaching hospitals are being forced to act more like traditional industrial organizations. Profit-oriented behavior, including emphases on market strategies and competitive advantage, is now a necessity if these hospitals are going to survive the transition to managed care. To help teaching hospitals evaluate strategic options that maximize financial effectiveness, this study examined the financial and operating data for 100 major U.S. teaching hospitals to determine relationships among competitive strategy, market environment, and financial return on invested capital. Results should help major hospitals formulate more effective strategies to combat environmental turbulence. PMID:10338929

  12. The financial crisis in Italy: implications for the healthcare sector.

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    de Belvis, Antonio Giulio; Ferrè, Francesca; Specchia, Maria Lucia; Valerio, Luca; Fattore, Giovanni; Ricciardi, Walter

    2012-06-01

    The global economic and financial crisis is having and impact on the Italian healthcare system which is undergoing a devolution process from the central government to regions and where about one third of the regional governments (mainly in the central and southern part of the country) are facing large financial deficits. The paper briefly describes the current macro scenario and the main responses taken to face the crisis and highlights the downside risks of introducing "linear" cuts in the allocation of resources. While justified by the risk of a national debt default, present fiscal policies might increase inequalities in access to care, deteriorate overall health indicators and population wellbeing, and sharpen existing difference in the quality of care between regions. Preliminary evidence shows that the crisis is affecting the quality of nutrition and the incidence of psychiatric disorders. During this difficult financial situation Italy is also facing the risk of a major reduction in investments for preventive medicine, Evidence Based Medicine infrastructures, health information systems and physical capital renewal. This cost-cutting strategy may have negative long term consequences Also, important achievement in terms of limiting waiting lists, improving continuity of care and patients' centeredness, and promoting integration between social and health care may be negatively affected by unprecedented resources' cuts. It is essential that in such a period of public funding constraints health authorities monitor incidence of diseases and access to care of the most vulnerable groups and specifically target interventions to those who may be disproportionally hit by the crisis. PMID:22551787

  13. RHIOs--build in healthcare fraud management from the beginning.

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    Hanson, Susan P; Cassidy, Bonnie S

    2006-01-01

    This article presents the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology's field-based research on the use of Health Information Technology to Advance and Expand Healthcare Anti-Fraud Activities.' The authors of this article directed and performed this research under contract to the Foundation of Research and Education of AHIMA. There is a tremendous potential to reduce healthcare fraud and achieve substantial financial benefits using a nationwide health information network with interoperable electronic health records. To achieve these benefits, there must be interoperability among providers and between providers and payers. The article will provide recommendations for regional health information organizations to incorporate healthcare fraud management in their early designs. PMID:16903660

  14. Performance management in healthcare: a critical analysis.

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    Hewko, Sarah J; Cummings, Greta G

    2016-01-01

    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore the underlying theoretical assumptions and implications of current micro-level performance management and evaluation (PME) practices, specifically within health-care organizations. PME encompasses all activities that are designed and conducted to align employee outputs with organizational goals. Design/methodology/approach - PME, in the context of healthcare, is analyzed through the lens of critical theory. Specifically, Habermas' theory of communicative action is used to highlight some of the questions that arise in looking critically at PME. To provide a richer definition of key theoretical concepts, the authors conducted a preliminary, exploratory hermeneutic semantic analysis of the key words "performance" and "management" and of the term "performance management". Findings - Analysis reveals that existing micro-level PME systems in health-care organizations have the potential to create a workforce that is compliant, dependent, technically oriented and passive, and to support health-care systems in which inequalities and power imbalances are perpetually reinforced. Practical implications - At a time when the health-care system is under increasing pressure to provide high-quality, affordable services with fewer resources, it may be wise to investigate new sector-specific ways of evaluating and managing performance. Originality/value - In this paper, written for health-care leaders and health human resource specialists, the theoretical assumptions and implications of current PME practices within health-care organizations are explored. It is hoped that readers will be inspired to support innovative PME practices within their organizations that encourage peak performance among health-care professionals. PMID:26764960

  15. Healthcare providers constricted by financial, legislative, and regulatory issues.

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    Callahan, Marty

    2008-01-01

    The challenges facing the healthcare industry have created a chasm between the focus on quality of care and financial survival. More than 46.5 million Americans are uninsured, and another 16 million are underinsured with health insurance plans that leave patients unable to afford their portion of hospital charges. There are literally hundreds of solutions to assist hospitals in solving payor, self-pay, billing, and charity issues. Examples of solutions that are available include advanced analytics and modeling, automated decisioning and business rules engines, automated insurance eligibility verification, work flow tools, collection services, patient payment calculators, and many others. As the industry becomes more self-regulated and proactive, the pressure concerning business operations hopefully will diminish and hospitals can focus more on the delivery of care. PMID:19146082

  16. Financial Management and Strategic Planning.

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    Dickmeyer, Nathan

    1982-01-01

    Strategic planning involves analysis of risks and opportunities; financial management entails balancing risks and resources to achieve institutional goals. A framework is suggested to help college administrators integrate the two functions. (Author/MSE)

  17. Changes in Journal Financial Management

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    2009-06-01

    This report announces the retirement of Mary Orna from the position of Publication Manager of JCE and gives information on the Board of Publication decision to change the management of the Journal 's business and financial affairs to a new system consisting of a treasurer and a business manager, and announces the appointments to those positions.

  18. Evidence-based financial management.

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    Finkler, Steven A; Henley, Richard J; Ward, David M

    2003-10-01

    Like the practice of evidence-based medicine, evidence-based financial management can be used by providers to improve results. The concept provides a framework that managers and researchers can use to help direct efforts in gathering and using evidence to support management decisions in health care. PMID:14560582

  19. Lean healthcare from a change management perspective.

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    van Rossum, Lisa; Aij, Kjeld Harald; Simons, Frederique Elisabeth; van der Eng, Niels; Ten Have, Wouter Dirk

    2016-05-16

    Purpose - Lean healthcare is used in a growing number of hospitals to increase efficiency and quality of care. However, healthcare organizations encounter problems with the implementation of change initiatives due to an implementation gap: the gap between strategy and execution. From a change management perspective, the purpose of this paper is to increase scientific knowledge regarding factors that diminish the implementation gap and make the transition from the "toolbox lean" toward an actual transformation to lean healthcare. Design/methodology/approach - A cross-sectional study was executed in an operating theatre of a Dutch University Medical Centre. Transformational leadership was expected to ensure the required top-down commitment, whereas team leadership creates the required active, bottom-up behavior of employees. Furthermore, professional and functional silos and a hierarchical structure were expected to impede the workforce flexibility in adapting organizational elements and optimize the entire process flow. Findings - The correlation and regression analyses showed positive relations between the transformational leadership and team leadership styles and lean healthcare implementation. The results also indicated a strong relation between workforce flexibility and the implementation of lean healthcare. Originality/value - With the use of a recently developed change management model, the Change Competence Model, the authors suggest leadership and workforce flexibility to be part of an organization's change capacity as crucial success factor for a sustainable transformation to lean healthcare. PMID:27119398

  20. 14 CFR 1260.26 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 5 2011-01-01 2010-01-01 true Financial management. 1260.26 Section 1260... AGREEMENTS General Provisions § 1260.26 Financial management. Financial Management August 2003 (a) Advance payments through a Letter of Credit will be made by the Financial Management Office of the NASA...

  1. 14 CFR 1260.26 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 5 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Financial management. 1260.26 Section 1260... AGREEMENTS General Provisions § 1260.26 Financial management. Financial Management August 2003 (a) Advance payments through a Letter of Credit will be made by the Financial Management Office of the NASA...

  2. 14 CFR 1260.26 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 5 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Financial management. 1260.26 Section 1260... AGREEMENTS General Provisions § 1260.26 Financial management. Financial Management August 2003 (a) Advance payments through a Letter of Credit will be made by the Financial Management Office of the NASA...

  3. 14 CFR 1260.26 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 5 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Financial management. 1260.26 Section 1260... AGREEMENTS General Provisions § 1260.26 Financial management. Financial Management August 2003 (a) Advance payments through a Letter of Credit will be made by the Financial Management Office of the NASA...

  4. 14 CFR 1260.26 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 5 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Financial management. 1260.26 Section 1260... AGREEMENTS General Provisions § 1260.26 Financial management. Financial Management August 2003 (a) Advance payments through a Letter of Credit will be made by the Financial Management Office of the NASA...

  5. Benchmarking management practices in Australian public healthcare.

    PubMed

    Agarwal, Renu; Green, Roy; Agarwal, Neeru; Randhawa, Krithika

    2016-03-21

    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to investigate the quality of management practices of public hospitals in the Australian healthcare system, specifically those in the state-managed health systems of Queensland and New South Wales (NSW). Further, the authors assess the management practices of Queensland and NSW public hospitals jointly and globally benchmark against those in the health systems of seven other countries, namely, USA, UK, Sweden, France, Germany, Italy and Canada. Design/methodology/approach - In this study, the authors adapt the unique and globally deployed Bloom et al. (2009) survey instrument that uses a "double blind, double scored" methodology and an interview-based scoring grid to measure and internationally benchmark the management practices in Queensland and NSW public hospitals based on 21 management dimensions across four broad areas of management - operations, performance monitoring, targets and people management. Findings - The findings reveal the areas of strength and potential areas of improvement in the Queensland and NSW Health hospital management practices when compared with public hospitals in seven countries, namely, USA, UK, Sweden, France, Germany, Italy and Canada. Together, Queensland and NSW Health hospitals perform best in operations management followed by performance monitoring. While target management presents scope for improvement, people management is the sphere where these Australian hospitals lag the most. Practical implications - This paper is of interest to both hospital administrators and health care policy-makers aiming to lift management quality at the hospital level as well as at the institutional level, as a vehicle to consistently deliver sustainable high-quality health services. Originality/value - This study provides the first internationally comparable robust measure of management capability in Australian public hospitals, where hospitals are run independently by the state-run healthcare systems. Additionally, this research study contributes to the empirical evidence base on the quality of management practices in the Australian public healthcare systems of Queensland and NSW. PMID:26964848

  6. Healthcare Financial Management Association, Principles and Practices Board. Statement No. 16. Classifying, valuing, and analyzing accounts receivable related to patient services.

    PubMed

    1993-05-01

    This Principles and Practices Board project was undertaken in response to the frequent requests from HFMA members for a standard calculation of "days of revenue in receivables." The board's work on this project indicated that every element of the calculation required standards, which is what this statement provides. Since there have been few standards for accounts receivable related to patient services, the industry follows a variety of practices, which often differ from each other. This statement is intended to provide a framework for enhanced external comparison of accounts receivable related to patient services, and thereby improve management information related to this very important asset. Thus, the standards described in this statement represent long-term goals for gradual transition of recordkeeping practices and not a sudden or revolutionary change. The standards described in this statement will provide the necessary framework for the most meaningful external comparisons. Furthermore, management's understanding of deviations from these standards will immediately assist in analysis of differences in data between providers. PMID:10145803

  7. The early career progress of baccalaureate healthcare management students.

    PubMed

    Thompson, Jon M; Cockley, David E; Bopp, Anthony E

    2007-01-01

    Programs in healthcare management are increasingly asked to demonstrate program outcomes by identifying graduates working in the profession of healthcare management. In particular, standards under AUPHA's certification process for undergraduate programs require that programs identify programmatic and educational outcomes. However, little is known about the career track of undergraduate healthcare management graduates. This paper describes management roles and settings for the graduates of a baccalaureate program in healthcare management, and presents salary and career progression information obtained from a recent alumni survey. Findings and implications are important to highlight the success of program graduates, and support the value of undergraduate programs in healthcare management. PMID:18578265

  8. Financial Management in School Administration.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Tronc, Keith, Ed.

    Because Australian school principals are being given increasing autonomy, knowledge of basic accounting principles and skill in elementary financial management are becoming more necessary. This book attempts to supply school administrators with information needed to handle new accounting duties and to lay a foundation for future fuller involvement…

  9. 76 FR 23859 - Financial Management Service Proposed Collection of Information; Financial Institution Agreement...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-04-28

    ... Fiscal Service Financial Management Service Proposed Collection of Information; Financial Institution... the Financial Institution Agreement and Application AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. SUMMARY: The Financial Management Service,...

  10. Financial Management and Young Australian Workers

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Dowling, Nicki; Hoiles, Lauren; Corney, Tim; Clark, David

    2008-01-01

    In two studies of young Australian workers, participants generally displayed positive attitudes towards financial management practices; however, a substantial proportion failed to display positive financial management practices, experienced financial problems and dissatisfaction, and reported low rates of seeking financial assistance, particularly…

  11. Sustainable management measures for healthcare waste in China

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    Chen Yang Li Peijun; Lupi, Carlo; Sun Yangzhao; Xu Diandou; Feng Qian; Fu Shasha

    2009-06-15

    This paper discusses actions aimed at sustainable management of healthcare wastes (HCW) in China, taking into account the current national situation in this field, as well as the requirements deriving from the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants and the WHO recommendations. By the end of 2005, there were 149 low-standard HCW disposal facilities in operation in China, distributed throughout different areas. According to the National Hazardous Waste and Healthcare Waste Disposal Facility Construction Plan, 331 modern, high-standard, centralized facilities will be built up in China in municipal level cities. Although incineration is still the main technical option for HCW disposal in China, it is expected that, especially for medium and small size facilities, non-incineration technologies will develop quickly and will soon become the main technical option. The basic management needs - both from the point of view of pollution control and final disposal - have been defined, and a system of technical and environmental standards has been formulated and implemented; however, there are still some shortages. This is particularly true when considering the best available techniques and best environmental practices developed under the Stockholm Convention, with which the present technological and managing situations are not completely compliant. In this framework, the lifecycle (from generation to final disposal of wastes) of HCW and holistic approaches (technology verification, facilities operation, environmental supervision, environmental monitoring, training system, financial mechanism, etc.) towards HCW management are the most important criteria for the sustainable and reliable management of HCW in China.

  12. An Analysis of Knowledge Management Mechanisms in Healthcare Portals

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Lee, Chei Sian; Goh, Dion Hoe-Lian; Chua, Alton Y. K.

    2010-01-01

    Healthcare portals are becoming increasingly popular with Internet users since they play an important role in supporting interaction between individuals and healthcare organizations with a Web presence. Additionally, many of these organizations make use of knowledge management mechanisms on their healthcare portals to manage the abundance of

  13. An Analysis of Knowledge Management Mechanisms in Healthcare Portals

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Lee, Chei Sian; Goh, Dion Hoe-Lian; Chua, Alton Y. K.

    2010-01-01

    Healthcare portals are becoming increasingly popular with Internet users since they play an important role in supporting interaction between individuals and healthcare organizations with a Web presence. Additionally, many of these organizations make use of knowledge management mechanisms on their healthcare portals to manage the abundance of…

  14. 7 CFR 634.40 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 6 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Financial management. 634.40 Section 634.40..., DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE LONG TERM CONTRACTING RURAL CLEAN WATER PROGRAM Financial Management § 634.40 Financial management. (a)(1) Finance and accounting will be in conformance with Office of...

  15. 7 CFR 634.40 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 6 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Financial management. 634.40 Section 634.40..., DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE LONG TERM CONTRACTING RURAL CLEAN WATER PROGRAM Financial Management § 634.40 Financial management. (a)(1) Finance and accounting will be in conformance with Office of...

  16. 7 CFR 634.40 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 6 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Financial management. 634.40 Section 634.40..., DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE LONG TERM CONTRACTING RURAL CLEAN WATER PROGRAM Financial Management § 634.40 Financial management. (a)(1) Finance and accounting will be in conformance with Office of...

  17. 7 CFR 634.40 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 6 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Financial management. 634.40 Section 634.40..., DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE LONG TERM CONTRACTING RURAL CLEAN WATER PROGRAM Financial Management § 634.40 Financial management. (a)(1) Finance and accounting will be in conformance with Office of...

  18. Uncovering middle managers' role in healthcare innovation implementation

    PubMed Central

    2012-01-01

    Background Middle managers have received little attention in extant health services research, yet they may have a key role in healthcare innovation implementation. The gap between evidence of effective care and practice may be attributed in part to poor healthcare innovation implementation. Investigating middle managers' role in healthcare innovation implementation may reveal an opportunity for improvement. In this paper, we present a theory of middle managers' role in healthcare innovation implementation to fill the gap in the literature and to stimulate research that empirically examines middle managers' influence on innovation implementation in healthcare organizations. Discussion Extant healthcare innovation implementation research has primarily focused on the roles of physicians and top managers. Largely overlooked is the role of middle managers. We suggest that middle managers influence healthcare innovation implementation by diffusing information, synthesizing information, mediating between strategy and day-to-day activities, and selling innovation implementation. Summary Teamwork designs have become popular in healthcare organizations. Because middle managers oversee these team initiatives, their potential to influence innovation implementation has grown. Future research should investigate middle managers' role in healthcare innovation implementation. Findings may aid top managers in leveraging middle managers' influence to improve the effectiveness of healthcare innovation implementation. PMID:22472001

  19. 75 FR 22680 - Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Annual Financial Statement of...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-04-29

    ... Fiscal Service Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Annual Financial Statement of Surety Companies--Schedule F AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and Request for comments. SUMMARY: The Financial Management Service, as part of...

  20. 7 CFR 247.27 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 4 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Financial management. 247.27 Section 247.27... AGRICULTURE CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM § 247.27 Financial management. (a) What are the Federal requirements for State and local agencies with regard to financial...

  1. 29 CFR 1960.7 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 9 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Financial management. 1960.7 Section 1960.7 Labor... MATTERS Administration § 1960.7 Financial management. (a) The head of each agency shall ensure that the agency budget submission includes appropriate financial and other resources to effectively implement...

  2. 7 CFR 3560.630 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Financial management. 3560.630 Section 3560.630 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) RURAL HOUSING SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS On-Farm Labor Housing § 3560.630 Financial management. Financial information must...

  3. 7 CFR 247.27 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 4 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Financial management. 247.27 Section 247.27... AGRICULTURE CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM § 247.27 Financial management. (a) What are the Federal requirements for State and local agencies with regard to financial...

  4. 7 CFR 3560.630 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Financial management. 3560.630 Section 3560.630... AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS On-Farm Labor Housing § 3560.630 Financial management. Financial information must be submitted in an Agency-approved format and will show operation of the...

  5. 29 CFR 1960.7 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 9 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Financial management. 1960.7 Section 1960.7 Labor... MATTERS Administration § 1960.7 Financial management. (a) The head of each agency shall ensure that the agency budget submission includes appropriate financial and other resources to effectively implement...

  6. College Financial Management: Basics for Administrators.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Carter, E. Eugene

    Basic economic concepts applicable for college financial management are considered, along with the characteristics of financial instruments available to universities that have money to invest for short-term or long-term purposes. A discussion of various financial securities provides information for the endowment manager who has to select among…

  7. 7 CFR 247.27 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 4 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Financial management. 247.27 Section 247.27... AGRICULTURE CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM § 247.27 Financial management. (a) What are the Federal requirements for State and local agencies with regard to financial...

  8. 7 CFR 247.27 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 4 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Financial management. 247.27 Section 247.27... AGRICULTURE CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM § 247.27 Financial management. (a) What are the Federal requirements for State and local agencies with regard to financial...

  9. 7 CFR 247.27 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 4 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Financial management. 247.27 Section 247.27... AGRICULTURE CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM § 247.27 Financial management. (a) What are the Federal requirements for State and local agencies with regard to financial...

  10. 7 CFR 3560.630 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Financial management. 3560.630 Section 3560.630... AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS On-Farm Labor Housing § 3560.630 Financial management. Financial information must be submitted in an Agency-approved format and will show operation of the...

  11. 30 CFR 725.22 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 30 Mineral Resources 3 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Financial management. 725.22 Section 725.22... PROGRAM REGULATIONS REIMBURSEMENTS TO STATES § 725.22 Financial management. (a) The agency shall account for grant funds in accordance with the requirements of Office of Management and Budget Circular...

  12. 30 CFR 735.25 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 30 Mineral Resources 3 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Financial management. 735.25 Section 735.25... ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT § 735.25 Financial management. (a) The agency shall account for grant funds in accordance with the requirements of Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A-102. Agencies shall...

  13. 30 CFR 735.25 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 30 Mineral Resources 3 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Financial management. 735.25 Section 735.25... ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT § 735.25 Financial management. (a) The agency shall account for grant funds in accordance with the requirements of Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A-102. Agencies shall...

  14. 30 CFR 725.22 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 30 Mineral Resources 3 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Financial management. 725.22 Section 725.22... PROGRAM REGULATIONS REIMBURSEMENTS TO STATES § 725.22 Financial management. (a) The agency shall account for grant funds in accordance with the requirements of Office of Management and Budget Circular...

  15. 30 CFR 725.22 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 30 Mineral Resources 3 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Financial management. 725.22 Section 725.22... PROGRAM REGULATIONS REIMBURSEMENTS TO STATES § 725.22 Financial management. (a) The agency shall account for grant funds in accordance with the requirements of Office of Management and Budget Circular...

  16. 30 CFR 725.22 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 30 Mineral Resources 3 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Financial management. 725.22 Section 725.22... PROGRAM REGULATIONS REIMBURSEMENTS TO STATES § 725.22 Financial management. (a) The agency shall account for grant funds in accordance with the requirements of Office of Management and Budget Circular...

  17. 30 CFR 735.25 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 30 Mineral Resources 3 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Financial management. 735.25 Section 735.25... ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT § 735.25 Financial management. (a) The agency shall account for grant funds in accordance with the requirements of Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A-102. Agencies shall...

  18. 30 CFR 735.25 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 30 Mineral Resources 3 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Financial management. 735.25 Section 735.25... ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT § 735.25 Financial management. (a) The agency shall account for grant funds in accordance with the requirements of Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A-102. Agencies shall...

  19. 30 CFR 735.25 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 30 Mineral Resources 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Financial management. 735.25 Section 735.25... ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT § 735.25 Financial management. (a) The agency shall account for grant funds in accordance with the requirements of Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A-102. Agencies shall...

  20. 30 CFR 725.22 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 30 Mineral Resources 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Financial management. 725.22 Section 725.22... PROGRAM REGULATIONS REIMBURSEMENTS TO STATES § 725.22 Financial management. (a) The agency shall account for grant funds in accordance with the requirements of Office of Management and Budget Circular...

  1. 29 CFR 1960.7 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 9 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Financial management. 1960.7 Section 1960.7 Labor... MATTERS Administration § 1960.7 Financial management. (a) The head of each agency shall ensure that the... Official, management officials in charge of each establishment, safety and health officials at...

  2. 38 CFR 61.66 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 38 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief 2 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Financial management. 61...) VA HOMELESS PROVIDERS GRANT AND PER DIEM PROGRAM § 61.66 Financial management. (a) All recipients... management system that follows generally accepted accounting principals and provides accounting...

  3. 29 CFR 1960.7 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 9 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Financial management. 1960.7 Section 1960.7 Labor... MATTERS Administration § 1960.7 Financial management. (a) The head of each agency shall ensure that the... Official, management officials in charge of each establishment, safety and health officials at...

  4. 29 CFR 1960.7 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 9 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Financial management. 1960.7 Section 1960.7 Labor... MATTERS Administration § 1960.7 Financial management. (a) The head of each agency shall ensure that the... Official, management officials in charge of each establishment, safety and health officials at...

  5. Financial management in leading health care systems.

    PubMed

    Smith, D G; Wheeler, J R; Rivenson, H L; Reiter, K L

    2000-01-01

    To understand better the financial management practices and strategies of modern health care organizations, we conducted interviews with chief financial officers (CFOs) of several leading health care systems. In this introduction, we present an overview of the project and summary responses on corporate financial structures and strategic challenges facing CFOs. PMID:10845383

  6. Financial Management for Transit: A Handbook.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Heaselden, Mark; And Others

    This handbook is primarily intended to serve as a primer for transit system managers who have not had any formal financial education through college classes, professional development programs, or extensive on-the-job programs. The following topics are covered: financial planning techniques for transit (beginning the financial planning process,…

  7. Ending the technology paradox: healthcare management technologies for clinical decision making.

    PubMed

    Karys, A

    1998-01-01

    As this article has shown, advances are beginning to put an end to the technology paradox that has hindered the industry's efforts to manage care better. Whereas in the past the management side of the healthcare industry has been slow to adopt new technologies, recent years have seen an explosion in the development and use of new tools for managing care. Most of these tools have traditionally focused on managing the administrative and financial aspects of providing care; however, that has also begun to change. Software systems incorporating clinical decision support criteria permit healthcare professionals to make clinical decision-making part of the care management process conveniently and efficiently. Clinical decision support criteria are also helping to change the focus of managed care. At the beginning of the managed care era, insurers and managed care companies concentrated primarily on reigning in costs, in many cases by restricting the types and duration of care provided to their members. Although these restrictions succeeded in conserving resources, they also helped foster an uneasy atmosphere between payers and providers, many of whom felt that their clinical judgment was too often overruled by the "bean counters." At the same time, many healthcare consumers grew to distrust both managed care professionals and providers, feeling that medical decisions were often made for the wrong reasons. However, as managed care companies have acknowledged that the most efficient way to provide care is to provide appropriate care, the focus has begun to move toward the clinical side of healthcare. Although healthcare organizations are still relying on financial management tools, they are also looking for systems that can make the clinical decision-making process more efficient and effective. The end result is that the healthcare industry is able to assure the best, most appropriate treatment while conserving resources. With the constant stream of new technologies into the healthcare management arena, healthcare professionals will have access to new tools to make the management process even more efficient. The healthcare industry's technology paradox will soon be a thing of the past. PMID:10338784

  8. Integrated healthcare delivery systems: an overview for health information managers.

    PubMed

    Jones-Burns, M

    1997-10-01

    As integrated healthcare delivery systems stake their claims for the future, it is rapidly becoming the health information manager's duty to integrate and manage healthcare data. Read on for a general outlook on the changes surrounding integration activities, from new trends to integration's impact on the profession. PMID:10173202

  9. Past and present of risk management in healthcare.

    PubMed

    Messano, Giuseppe Alessio; De Bono, Virgilio; Di Folco, Francesco; Marsella, Luigi Tonino

    2014-01-01

    The present article describes the history of risk management, how it was born and how it has evolved, with a specific focus on healthcare. Risk management was a strategy initially used primarily in the economic and business sector. We analysed how the continuous increase of medical malpractice lawsuits involving demands for compensation led to the adoption of risk management strategies in healthcare. The various clinical risk-management strategies adopted in different countries and in different historical periods are also described. PMID:25353272

  10. 38 CFR 61.66 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 38 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief 2 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Financial management. 61.66 Section 61.66 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (CONTINUED) VA HOMELESS PROVIDERS GRANT AND PER DIEM PROGRAM § 61.66 Financial management. (a) All recipients shall comply with applicable requirements of...

  11. 7 CFR 250.15 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 4 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Financial management. 250.15 Section 250.15... Financial management. (a) Distribution charges. (1) Recipient agencies may be required to pay part or all of... Uniform Federal Assistance Regulations, 7 CFR part 3015, subpart T. In no case may distribution charges...

  12. Your Financial Plan. [Revised.] Money Management.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Baran, Nancy H., Ed.; Tarrant, Sharon M., Ed.

    This booklet on financial plans, 1 in a series of 12, covers all the basic aspects of personal- and family-money management. Suitable for use by high school and college students as well as adults, this handbook presents an easy-to-use plan for managing income and reaching financial goals. The importance of planning is discussed first. The next…

  13. 7 CFR 1485.21 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... applicable parts of this title (e.g., 7 CFR Parts 3015, 3016 and 3019). (b) A MAP Participant shall institute... 7 Agriculture 10 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Financial management. 1485.21 Section 1485.21.... AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES Market Access Program § 1485.21 Financial management. (a) A MAP Participant...

  14. 7 CFR 1485.21 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... applicable parts of this title (e.g., 7 CFR Parts 3015, 3016 and 3019). (b) A MAP Participant shall institute... 7 Agriculture 10 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Financial management. 1485.21 Section 1485.21.... AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES Market Access Program § 1485.21 Financial management. (a) A MAP Participant...

  15. What is Good University Financial Management?

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Taylor, Mark P.

    2013-01-01

    In the current and foreseeable harsh UK higher education environment, aspiring to best-practice financial management will be key to ensuring the prosperity--and indeed the survival--of any university. In this article I argue that good university financial management should provide stability to the institution, allow for investment as well as…

  16. 7 CFR 250.15 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 4 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Financial management. 250.15 Section 250.15... Financial management. (a) Distribution charges. (1) Recipient agencies may be required to pay part or all of... Uniform Federal Assistance Regulations, 7 CFR part 3015, subpart T. In no case may distribution charges...

  17. 38 CFR 61.66 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 38 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Financial management. 61...) VA HOMELESS PROVIDERS GRANT AND PER DIEM PROGRAM § 61.66 Financial management. (a) All recipients... OMB Circular A-133. (b) All entities receiving assistance under this part must use a...

  18. What is Good University Financial Management?

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Taylor, Mark P.

    2013-01-01

    In the current and foreseeable harsh UK higher education environment, aspiring to best-practice financial management will be key to ensuring the prosperity--and indeed the survival--of any university. In this article I argue that good university financial management should provide stability to the institution, allow for investment as well as

  19. The Components of Sound Financial Management.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Grayson, Ernest C.

    Since education is big business, it should be conducted in a businesslike way. Without sound financial management, the best instructional program will fail. Several components make up a sound program of financial management. Resources are basic, and these vary from district to district. Before asking for additional support, school administrators

  20. Nursing informatics. Making financial management come alive.

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    Graveley, E A; Murphy, M A

    1995-01-01

    The authors describe integration of nursing informatics concepts and computer-based instructional strategies in a financial management course for graduate level nursing administration students. Major components include: 1) computer-based instruction for financial management theory; 2) spreadsheet used for decision support; 3) utilization of forecasting software; and 4) evaluation of learning involving computer use. PMID:7585303

  1. [The bitter pay back--perverse financial incentives in healthcare].

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    Berden, H J J M Bart; Baart, A J Andries

    2010-01-01

    This article analyses the stimuli that arise from the current design of the healthcare system. Hospital care is fragmented into an endless series of interventions and subsidiary interventions that are parts of chains, lines of care, care trajectories and care protocols. Each intervention has its own logic and quality standards. And each of these interventions not only bears an estimate of the intensity of care but increasingly a price tag as well. These interventions are vitally important because they form the basis for the declarations of costs. Consequently this set-up provides a perverse incentive that elicits greed and meanness. Three factors underlying this are discussed in this article: a meritocratic culture, Taylorism in the care process and misplaced market thinking. PMID:21211071

  2. Common competencies for all healthcare managers: the Healthcare Leadership Alliance model.

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    Stefl, Mary E

    2008-01-01

    Today's healthcare executives and leaders must have management talent sophisticated enough to match the increased complexity of the healthcare environment. Executives are expected to demonstrate measurable outcomes and effectiveness and to practice evidence-based management. At the same time, academic and professional programs are emphasizing the attainment of competencies related to workplace effectiveness. The shift to evidence-based management has led to numerous efforts to define the competencies most appropriate for healthcare. The Healthcare Leadership Alliance (HLA), a consortium of six major professional membership organizations, used the research from and experience with their individual credentialing processes to posit five competency domains common among all practicing healthcare managers: (1) communication and relationship management, (2) professionalism, (3) leadership, (4) knowledge of the healthcare system, and (5) business skills and knowledge. The HLA engaged in a formal process to delineate the knowledge, skills, and abilities within each domain and to determine which of these competencies were core or common among the membership of all HLA associations and which were specialty or specific to the members of one or more HLA organizations. This process produced 300 competency statements, which were then organized into the Competency Directory, a unique and interactive database that can be used for assessing individual and organizational competencies. Overall, this work helps to unify the field of healthcare management and provides a lexicon and a basis for collaboration among different types of healthcare executives. This article discusses the steps that the HLA followed. It also presents the HLA Competency Directory; its application and relevance to the practitioner and academic communities; and its strengths, limitations, and potential. PMID:19070332

  3. A design thinking framework for healthcare management and innovation.

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    Roberts, Jess P; Fisher, Thomas R; Trowbridge, Matthew J; Bent, Christine

    2016-03-01

    The business community has learned the value of design thinking as a way to innovate in addressing people's needs - and health systems could benefit enormously from doing the same. This paper lays out how design thinking applies to healthcare challenges and how systems might utilize this proven and accessible problem-solving process. We show how design thinking can foster new approaches to complex and persistent healthcare problems through human-centered research, collective and diverse teamwork and rapid prototyping. We introduce the core elements of design thinking for a healthcare audience and show how it can supplement current healthcare management, innovation and practice. PMID:27001093

  4. Primary healthcare in transition – a qualitative study of how managers perceived a system change

    PubMed Central

    2013-01-01

    Background Primary healthcare in Sweden has undergone widespread reforms in recent years, including freedom of choice regarding provider, freedom of establishment and increased privatisation. The key aims of the reforms were to strengthen the role of the patient and improve performance in terms of access and responsiveness. The aim of this study was to explore how managers at publicly owned primary healthcare centres perceived the transition of the primary healthcare system and the impact it has had on their work. Methods In this qualitative study, 24 managers of publicly owned primary healthcare centres in the metropolitan region of Gothenburg were recruited. Semi-structured interviews were conducted and data were analysed using content analysis inspired by Silverman. Results The analysis revealed two core themes: The transition is perceived as a rapid change, enforced mainly through financial incentives and Prioritisation conflicts arise between patient groups with different needs, demands and levels of empowerment. The transition has produced powerful and rapid effects that were considered to be both positive and negative. While the new financial incentives were seen as a driving force and a tool for change, they also became a stress factor due to uncertainty, competition with other primary healthcare centres and negative feelings associated with staff cutbacks. The shift in power towards the patient improved access and service but also led to more patients with unreasonable demands. Managers found it difficult to prioritise correctly between patient groups with different needs, demands and levels of empowerment and they were concerned about potentially negative effects on less empowered patients, e.g. multi-morbid patients. Managers also experienced shortcomings in their change management skills. Conclusions This qualitative study shows the complexity of the system change and describes the different effects and perceptions of the transition from a manager’s perspective. This suggests a need for improved follow-up and control in order to monitor and govern system changes and ensure development towards a more effective and sustainable primary healthcare system. PMID:24090138

  5. Financial and operational skills for nurse managers.

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    Schmidt, D Y

    1999-01-01

    The nurse manager role has changed from managing one inpatient unit to responsibility for multiple units, more employees, larger operating budgets, and clinical services outside the traditional nursing inpatient setting. The increasing complexity of the role requires the manager to function at a higher level of financial and operational performance. The article describes a leadership development project that utilized "partnerships" to coach managers in financial and operational management skills. It describes the analytic tools used to evaluate unit performance and shows how the utilization of these tools provides managers with the data they need to develop appropriate solutions to problems on their units. PMID:10711139

  6. 7 CFR 3560.630 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Financial management. 3560.630 Section 3560.630 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) RURAL HOUSING SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS On-Farm Labor Housing § 3560.630 Financial...

  7. Financial Management of Academic Clinical Departments.

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    Kastor, John A.; And Others

    1994-01-01

    Organization and management of financial resources in the University of Maryland medical school's department of medicine are described, including development of realistic budgets, accounting for sources of income and expenses, uses of subsidies and incentives for more efficient administration, financial reporting, annual administrative retreat,

  8. Library of Michigan: Financial Management Reference Guide.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Michigan Library, Lansing.

    Developed to provide library directors, staff, and board members with information for performing accounting and financial management functions, this guide answers frequently asked questions, describes common practices and processes, provides examples and suggested formats for selected financial reports, and identifies issues that may require…

  9. 7 CFR 3560.630 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Financial management. 3560.630 Section 3560.630 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) RURAL HOUSING SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS On-Farm Labor Housing § 3560.630 Financial...

  10. An Exploration of Healthcare Inventory and Lean Management in Minimizing Medical Supply Waste in Healthcare Organizations

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    Hicks, Rodney

    2013-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to understand how lean thinking and inventory management technology minimize expired medical supply waste in healthcare organizations. This study was guided by Toyota's theory of lean and Mintzberg's theory of management development to explain why the problem of medical supply waste exists. Government

  11. An Exploration of Healthcare Inventory and Lean Management in Minimizing Medical Supply Waste in Healthcare Organizations

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Hicks, Rodney

    2013-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to understand how lean thinking and inventory management technology minimize expired medical supply waste in healthcare organizations. This study was guided by Toyota's theory of lean and Mintzberg's theory of management development to explain why the problem of medical supply waste exists. Government…

  12. 7 CFR 634.40 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ..., DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE LONG TERM CONTRACTING RURAL CLEAN WATER PROGRAM Financial Management § 634.40... comprehensive USDA/EPA joint water quality monitoring, evaluating, and analysis will be funded according to...

  13. 7 CFR 3015.61 - Financial management standards.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Financial management standards. 3015.61 Section 3015... Management Systems § 3015.61 Financial management standards. The following standards shall be met by recipients and subrecipients in managing their financial management system. (a) Financial reporting....

  14. 7 CFR 3015.61 - Financial management standards.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Financial management standards. 3015.61 Section 3015... Management Systems § 3015.61 Financial management standards. The following standards shall be met by recipients and subrecipients in managing their financial management system. (a) Financial reporting....

  15. Determination of the best appropriate management methods for the health-care wastes in Istanbul

    SciTech Connect

    Alagoez, Aylin Zeren Kocasoy, Guenay

    2008-07-01

    Health-care waste management has been a significant problem in most economically developing countries as it is in Turkey. Most of the time, the main reason for the mismanagement of these wastes is the lack of appropriate legislation and effective control; other reasons are: financial strains and a lack of awareness. Being aware of the significance of the subject, in this paper the management of the health-care wastes in Istanbul, as a Metropolitan City of Turkey, was analyzed to create an integrated health-care waste management system in the city. Within the scope of the study, the existing situation and management practices such as the amount of the health-care wastes generated, segregation procedures, collection, temporary storage and transportation of the wastes within and outside of the institution were examined. Deficiencies, inconsistencies and improper applications were revealed. The existing Turkish Medical Wastes Control Regulation and institutional structure of the health-care waste management body were reviewed. After the evaluation and comparison with the requirements of other national and international organizations, items to be changed/added in the Regulation were identified. At the end of the study, the best management methods for the Istanbul City were determined and started to be applied at the institutions. After this study, the existing Regulation has been changed. The modified Regulation was published in 2005 and implementation has started. It is expected that by the application and implementation of the research outcomes, the management of health-care wastes in Istanbul and then in all over Turkey will be improved. The results obtained can also be used in most economically developing countries where there are similar environmental problems and strict budgets.

  16. Privilege management infrastructure for virtual organizations in healthcare grids.

    PubMed

    Calvillo, Jorge; Román, Isabel; Rivas, Sergio; Roa, Laura M

    2011-03-01

    This paper is focused on the management of virtual organizations (VO) inside healthcare environments where grid technology is used as middleware for a healthcare services-oriented architecture (HSOA). Some of the main tasks considered for the provision of an efficient VO management are management of users, assignation of roles to users, assignation of privileges to roles, and definition of resources access policies. These tasks are extremely close to privilege management infrastructures (PMI), so we face VO management services as part of the PMI supporting access control to healthcare resources inside the HSOA. In order to achieve a completely open and interoperable PMI, we review and apply standards of security and architectural design. Moreover, semantic technologies are introduced in decision points for access control allowing the management of a high degree of descriptors by means of ontologies and infer the decision making through rules and reasoners. PMID:21216720

  17. Financial management of health system pharmacy practice.

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    Abramowitz, P W

    1997-01-01

    The financial management of pharmacies and health systems is a combination of the traditional management of personnel and drug and supply costs with the management of the total costs of care. It includes determining the consequences of less than optimal drug therapy, improving drug therapy, and reengineering pharmacy departments and services across all patient care settings to deliver optimal pharmacotherapy. Prevention and reduction of adverse drug events, disease state management, and other methods to improve quality of care are of major importance. Future articles in this series on the financial management of pharmacy practice in health care systems will provide examples of applications of financial management in acute care, ambulatory care, long term care, and across sites of care. They also will include the justification of the development of new types of patient care services. PMID:10164163

  18. Hazardous healthcare waste management in the Kingdom of Bahrain

    SciTech Connect

    Mohamed, L.F. Ebrahim, S.A.; Al-Thukair, A.A.

    2009-08-15

    Hazardous healthcare waste has become an environmental concern for many developing countries including the Kingdom of Bahrain. There have been several significant obstacles facing the Kingdom in dealing with this issue including; limited documentation regarding generation, handling, management, and disposal of waste. This in turn hinders efforts to plan better healthcare waste management. In this paper, hazardous waste management status in the Kingdom has been investigated through an extensive survey carried out on selected public and private healthcare premises. Hazardous waste management practices including: waste generation, segregation, storage, collection, transportation, treatment, and disposal were determined. The results of this study along with key findings are discussed and summarized. In addition; several effective recommendations and improvements of hazardous waste management are suggested.

  19. Training Behavioral Healthcare Professionals: Higher Learning in the Era of Managed Care. Jossey-Bass Managed Behavioral Healthcare Library.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Schuster, James M., Ed.; Lovell, Mark R., Ed.; Trachta, Anthony M., Ed.

    How can clinicians receive the necessary training and information to take on the challenges and opportunities of working in the real world of today's managed healthcare? Focusing on working within the realities of managed care, this volume provides resources and ideas for integrating training on the practicalities of managed care into mental…

  20. 12 CFR 563.161 - Management and financial policies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 12 Banks and Banking 6 2013-01-01 2012-01-01 true Management and financial policies. 563.161... ASSOCIATIONS-OPERATIONS Financial Management Policies § 563.161 Management and financial policies. (a)(1) For... corporation must be well managed and operate safely and soundly. Each also must pursue financial policies...

  1. 12 CFR 563.161 - Management and financial policies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 12 Banks and Banking 6 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Management and financial policies. 563.161... ASSOCIATIONS-OPERATIONS Financial Management Policies § 563.161 Management and financial policies. (a)(1) For... corporation must be well managed and operate safely and soundly. Each also must pursue financial policies...

  2. 29 CFR 95.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 1 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 95.21 Section...-Award Requirements Financial and Program Management § 95.21 Standards for financial management systems... whenever practical. (b) Recipients' financial management systems shall provide for the following:...

  3. 22 CFR 145.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 22 Foreign Relations 1 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 145... Financial and Program Management § 145.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) The Department... whenever practical. (b) Recipients' financial management systems shall provide for the following....

  4. 22 CFR 145.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 22 Foreign Relations 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 145... Financial and Program Management § 145.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) The Department... whenever practical. (b) Recipients' financial management systems shall provide for the following....

  5. 7 CFR 3019.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 3019.21... Requirements Financial and Program Management § 3019.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Federal... cost information whenever practical. (b) Recipients' financial management systems shall provide for...

  6. 12 CFR 563.161 - Management and financial policies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 12 Banks and Banking 5 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Management and financial policies. 563.161... ASSOCIATIONS-OPERATIONS Financial Management Policies § 563.161 Management and financial policies. (a)(1) For... corporation must be well managed and operate safely and soundly. Each also must pursue financial policies...

  7. 29 CFR 95.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 true Standards for financial management systems. 95.21 Section 95... Requirements Financial and Program Management § 95.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a... practical. (b) Recipients' financial management systems shall provide for the following: (1)...

  8. 45 CFR 74.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 74.21... Management § 74.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Recipients shall relate financial data to... cost information is usually not appropriate. (b) Recipients' financial management systems shall...

  9. Transferability of Industrial Management Concepts to Healthcare Networks

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Antonelli, Dario; Villa, Agostino; MacCarthy, Bart; Bellomo, D.

    The paper presents the preliminary results of a RTD project devoted to the transfer of concepts and methods, originally developed in the industrial area, to the subject of healthcare services where a profitable application is envisaged. The approach is based on drawing out the analogies between supply chains, composed by a network of resources connected by transport devices, and the local networks of healthcare services (family doctors, specialists, ambulatories, first aid centers, hospitals) to which patients are directed. The crucial task of efficiently and effectively managing a territorial network of healthcare service centers is modeled by using control theory concepts, and application conditions are discussed.

  10. A Handbook for School District Financial Management.

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    Dembowski, Frederick L.

    Designed for school business officials, this handbook provides research information and guidelines on school district banking and cash management systems. Section 1 gives an overview of district financial management operations, discussing the administrative framework, cash budgeting, information and control systems, collection and disbursement…

  11. Study on Case Teaching of Financial Management

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    Che, Zhenghong; Che, Zhengmei

    2011-01-01

    Case teaching is an efficient teaching method of management. It plays an important role to enhance the students' ability to practice the theory. However, case teaching of financial management has not achieved the expected results. The paper aims to study the importance, characteristics and corresponding methods of case teaching method of financial…

  12. Acquiring Financial Management Software: A Prototyping Approach.

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    Wilson, John H.

    1990-01-01

    When the Smithsonian Institution recently acquired a new financial management system, the concept of prototyping was used throughout the process, but in a broader sense than in software development. It was used to refine requirements, establish software management techniques, test a logistical system, and implement and apply the package. (MSE)

  13. New developments concerning health care financial management.

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    Drati, Nathan; Kleiner, Brian

    2005-01-01

    Managed care has become one of the leading developments in health care financial management, but ignorance and confusion surround its meaning and origins. Managed care seeks to reduced costs and increase profits while maintaining quality, yet the evidence that it is able to achieve these aims is mixed. The following analysis is a review of the events leading to the establishment of managed care and what it has become. Various terms and health care organizations involved in managed care are identified, with emphasis placed on the strengths and weaknesses of managed care programs. This analysis is performed to gain insight and better understanding of the direction health care financial management is headed in the 21st century. PMID:18972972

  14. Impact of managed care on quality of healthcare: theory and evidence.

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    Cangialose, C B; Cary, S J; Hoffman, L H; Ballard, D J

    1997-08-01

    Each strategy for managing healthcare risk has important and unique implications for the patient-provider relationship and for quality of care. Not only are different incentive structures created by different risk-sharing arrangements, but these incentives differ from those in a fee-for-service environment. With fee-for-service and traditional indemnity insurance, physicians have incentives to provide healthcare services of marginal value to the patient; under managed care, physicians have fewer incentives to provide marginally beneficial services. However, the impact of financial arrangements on quality of care remains ambiguous, because it depends on the strategic behavior of physicians with regard to their informational advantage over their patients. Using the framework of an agency theory model, we surveyed the current scientific literature to assess the impact of managed care on quality of care. We considered three different dimensions of quality of care: patient satisfaction, clinical process and outcomes of care measures, and resource utilization. Although we found no systematic differences in patient satisfaction and clinical process and outcomes between managed care and fee-for-service plans, resource utilization appears to be decreased under managed care arrangements. Given the strengths and weaknesses of fee-for-service and managed care, it is unlikely that either will displace the other as the exclusive mechanism for arranging health insurance contracts. Policy makers may be able to take advantage of the strengths of both fee-for-service and managed care financial arrangements. PMID:10170299

  15. Managing the Financial Risks of Water Scarcity

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Characklis, Greg; Foster, Ben; Kern, Jordan; Meyer, Eliot; Zeff, Harrison

    2015-04-01

    Environmental uncertainty poses a growing number of financial risks to society, with droughts, floods, extreme temperatures and violent storms imposing costs that approach 500 billion per year. While structural forms of mitigation (i.e. levees, dams) will certainly play a role in limiting financial impacts, these are large investments whose full value is only rarely realized. Furthermore, the value of such long-lived measures becomes increasingly uncertain in a changing climate, raising the issue of whether they will be effective 20-30 years hence. Financial instruments, such as index insurance, can provide increased flexibility by providing compensation for losses only when they occur, and limited contract periods allow terms to be periodically rewritten in response to changing conditions. Financial instruments can also be effectively combined with other economic tools and infrastructure to create integrated solutions in which infrastructure mitigates losses from moderate events, while financial products compensate for more rare, but extreme, events. There is a long history of environmentally-related insurance and hedging instruments, but to date the actuarial analyses that underlie contract structure and pricing have been based on straightforward observations, such as cumulative rainfall. More recently, simple correlations between two time series have been used to develop index-based contracts. Links between temperature and electricity demand, for example, provide a basis for contracts that are used to limit the financial exposure of power generators to low revenues during unseasonably warm winters or cool summers. Unfortunately, few environmental risks can be so quickly and easily linked to a financial impact. However, with a more advanced understanding of the environmental systems that give rise to financial losses, opportunities exist to develop innovative contracts for a range of new applications. Recent research describes the characterization and mitigation of financial losses experienced by such entities as water utilities, hydropower producers and inland shipping firms as a result of water scarcity, all of which suggest a growing role for financial instruments in managing environmental risk.

  16. 22 CFR 226.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 22 Foreign Relations 1 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 226... AWARDS TO U.S. NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS Post-award Requirements Financial and Program Management § 226.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Recipients shall relate financial data...

  17. 20 CFR 437.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 2 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Standards for financial management systems... Financial Administration § 437.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expend and... of applicable statutes. (b) The financial management systems of other grantees and subgrantees...

  18. 28 CFR 70.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 28 Judicial Administration 2 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Standards for financial management..., HOSPITALS AND OTHER NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS Post-Award Requirements Financial and Program Management § 70.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Recipients must relate financial data...

  19. 77 FR 64373 - Audit and Financial Management Advisory (AFMAC)

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-10-19

    ... ADMINISTRATION Audit and Financial Management Advisory (AFMAC) AGENCY: U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION... the location, date, time, and agenda for the next meeting of the Audit and Financial Management... financial management, including the financial reporting process, systems of internal controls, audit...

  20. 10 CFR 600.121 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 4 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 600.121... financial management systems. (a) Recipients shall relate financial data to performance data and develop....121(f) and 600.181, recipients' financial management systems shall provide for the following:...

  1. 32 CFR 34.11 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 32 National Defense 1 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 34... ORGANIZATIONS Post-award Requirements Financial and Program Management § 34.11 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Recipients shall be allowed and encouraged to use existing financial...

  2. 7 CFR 248.11 - Financial management system.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 4 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Financial management system. 248.11 Section 248.11... § 248.11 Financial management system. (a) Disclosure of expenditures. The State agency shall maintain a financial management system which provides accurate, current and complete disclosure of the financial...

  3. 14 CFR 1260.121 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 5 2011-01-01 2010-01-01 true Standards for financial management systems... Requirements § 1260.121 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Recipients shall relate financial data...) Recipients' financial management systems shall provide for the following. (1) Accurate, current and...

  4. 13 CFR 143.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 13 Business Credit and Assistance 1 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Standards for financial management... Requirements Financial Administration § 143.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must... prohibitions of applicable statutes. (b) The financial management systems of other grantees and...

  5. 7 CFR 249.11 - Financial management system.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 4 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Financial management system. 249.11 Section 249.11... § 249.11 Financial management system. (a) Disclosure of expenditures. The State agency must maintain a financial management system that provides accurate, current and complete disclosure of the financial...

  6. 14 CFR 1273.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 5 2011-01-01 2010-01-01 true Standards for financial management systems... Requirements Financial Administration § 1273.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must... prohibitions of applicable statutes. (b) The financial management systems of other grantees and...

  7. 28 CFR 66.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 28 Judicial Administration 2 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Standards for financial management... Requirements Financial Administration § 66.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must... prohibitions of applicable statutes. (b) The financial management systems of other grantees and...

  8. 14 CFR 1260.121 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 5 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems... Requirements § 1260.121 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Recipients shall relate financial data...) Recipients' financial management systems shall provide for the following. (1) Accurate, current and...

  9. 32 CFR 34.11 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 32 National Defense 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 34... ORGANIZATIONS Post-award Requirements Financial and Program Management § 34.11 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Recipients shall be allowed and encouraged to use existing financial...

  10. 10 CFR 600.121 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 4 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 600.121... financial management systems. (a) Recipients shall relate financial data to performance data and develop....121(f) and 600.181, recipients' financial management systems shall provide for the following:...

  11. 7 CFR 248.11 - Financial management system.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 4 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Financial management system. 248.11 Section 248.11... § 248.11 Financial management system. (a) Disclosure of expenditures. The State agency shall maintain a financial management system which provides accurate, current and complete disclosure of the financial...

  12. 22 CFR 518.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 22 Foreign Relations 2 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 true Standards for financial management systems. 518... ORGANIZATIONS Post-Award Requirements Financial and Program Management § 518.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Federal awarding agencies shall require recipients to relate financial data...

  13. 77 FR 20871 - Audit and Financial Management Advisory (AFMAC)

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-04-06

    ... ADMINISTRATION Audit and Financial Management Advisory (AFMAC) AGENCY: U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION... the location, date, time, and agenda for the next meeting of the Audit and Financial Management... financial management, including the financial reporting process, systems of internal controls, audit...

  14. 29 CFR 1470.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 4 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 1470.20 Section... Post-Award Requirements Financial Administration § 1470.20 Standards for financial management systems... the restrictions and prohibitions of applicable statutes. (b) The financial management systems...

  15. 22 CFR 226.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 22 Foreign Relations 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 226... AWARDS TO U.S. NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS Post-award Requirements Financial and Program Management § 226.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Recipients shall relate financial data...

  16. 7 CFR 249.11 - Financial management system.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 4 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Financial management system. 249.11 Section 249.11... § 249.11 Financial management system. (a) Disclosure of expenditures. The State agency must maintain a financial management system that provides accurate, current and complete disclosure of the financial...

  17. 20 CFR 437.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 2 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Standards for financial management systems... Financial Administration § 437.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expend and... of applicable statutes. (b) The financial management systems of other grantees and subgrantees...

  18. 28 CFR 70.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 28 Judicial Administration 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Standards for financial management..., HOSPITALS AND OTHER NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS Post-Award Requirements Financial and Program Management § 70.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Recipients must relate financial data...

  19. Financial management of academic clinical departments.

    PubMed

    Kastor, J A; Breault, P W; McGuire, R M

    1994-12-01

    Based on their ten years of experience, the authors describe how they have organized and managed the financial resources in the department of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. They outline how to develop realistic budgets to best account for different sources of income and expenses and how to utilize subsidies and incentives to challenge division heads and faculty to administer their units efficiently and maximize income. The values of regular financial reports, of an annual retreat of the division heads, and of effective departmental administration to maintain financial stability and progress of are emphasized. Finally ,the authors explain why they favor a more open policy of sharing much of the department's financial information rather than restricting such data to leadership. PMID:7999180

  20. Healthcare

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole; Gulish, Artem; Beach, Bennett H.

    2012-01-01

    This report, provides detailed analyses and projections of occupations in healthcare fields, and wages earned. In addition, the important skills and work values associated with workers in those fields of healthcare are discussed. Finally, the authors analyze the implications of research findings for the racial, ethnic, and class diversity of the…

  1. The gold standard of management? Evidence-based management and healthcare delivery

    PubMed Central

    2010-01-01

    This article presents ideas from a current debate in the field of Management Studies, which suggests that healthcare organisations should take an evidence-based approach to their management practice. Such arguments form part of a broader move toward the standardisation of knowledge and practice in healthcare organisations, and an overriding concern with organisational efficiency. However the complexity of healthcare decision-making and evidence-selection make this process problematic, including in primary care. PMID:25949631

  2. Responding to financial pressures. The effect of managed care on hospitals' provision of charity care.

    PubMed

    Mas, Núria

    2013-06-01

    Healthcare financing and insurance is changing everywhere. We want to understand the impact that financial pressures can have for the uninsured in advanced economies. To do so we focus on analyzing the effect of the introduction in the US of managed care and the big rise in financial pressures that it implied. Traditionally, in the US safety net hospitals have financed their provision of unfunded care through a complex system of cross-subsidies. Our hypothesis is that financial pressures undermine the ability of a hospital to cross-subsidize and challenges their survival. We focus on the impact of price pressures and cost-controlling mechanisms imposed by managed care. We find that financial pressures imposed by managed care disproportionately affect the closure of safety net hospitals. Moreover, amongst those hospitals that remain open, in areas where managed care penetration increases the most, they react by closing the health services most commonly used by the uninsured. PMID:23389814

  3. Educating perioperative managers about materials and financial management.

    PubMed

    Davis, Eric

    2005-04-01

    One of the most resource intensive areas in many hospitals is the OR, which often accounts for more than 50% of a hospital's materials management budget. Surgical services managers often have no formal training in materials and financial management, but they are held accountable for one of the most costly clinical areas in the hospital. A program proposed for Navy perioperative nurse managers is a five-day course that covers the basics of Navy medical materials and financial management as they apply to the OR. Application strategies for the civilian sector also are discussed. PMID:15875959

  4. Hospital diversification and financial management.

    PubMed

    Eastaugh, S R

    1984-08-01

    Hospital diversification and its impact on the operating ratio are studied for 62 New York hospitals during the period 1974-1979. Diversification and operating ratio are modeled in a two-stage least squares (TSLS) framework as being jointly dependent. Institutional diversification is found to yield better financial position, and the better operating ratio allows the institution the wherewithal to diversify. The impact of external government planning and hospital competition are also measured. An institution life cycle hypothesis is advanced to explain hospital behavior: boom and bust, diversification and divestiture, occasionally leading to closure or merger. These results should not be generalized beyond the New York State context. Restructuring of the organization, unrelated business ventures, and transactions with related organizations were not a problem in this sample. However, in 1983, many a new corporation is set up whose revenues do not become part of the hospital's and whose complex transactions conceal unallowable costs and maximize reimbursement. A number of hypotheses are advanced concerning hospital administrator's attitude toward risk. PMID:6471942

  5. 7 CFR 250.15 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... Uniform Federal Assistance Regulations, 7 CFR part 3015, subpart T. In no case may distribution charges be... under the cost Principles in the Department's Uniform Federal Assistance Regulations, 7 CFR part 3015... 7 Agriculture 4 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Financial management. 250.15 Section...

  6. 7 CFR 250.15 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... Uniform Federal Assistance Regulations, 7 CFR part 3015, subpart T. In no case may distribution charges be... under the cost Principles in the Department's Uniform Federal Assistance Regulations, 7 CFR part 3015... 7 Agriculture 4 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Financial management. 250.15 Section...

  7. 7 CFR 250.15 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... Uniform Federal Assistance Regulations, 7 CFR part 3015, subpart T. In no case may distribution charges be... under the cost Principles in the Department's Uniform Federal Assistance Regulations, 7 CFR part 3015... 7 Agriculture 4 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Financial management. 250.15 Section...

  8. 2 CFR 200.302 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... Requests for transfer of records, 200.335 Methods for collection, transmission and storage of information... funds for federally-funded activities. These records must contain information pertaining to Federal... 2 Grants and Agreements 1 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Financial management. 200.302 Section...

  9. Airport Economics: Management Control Financial Reporting Systems

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Buchbinder, A.

    1972-01-01

    The development of management control financial reporting systems for airport operation is discussed. The operation of the system to provide the reports required for determining the specific revenue producing facilities of airports is described. The organization of the cost reporting centers to show the types of information provided by the system is analyzed.

  10. Financial Management for Childcare Executive Officers.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Foster-Jorgensen, Karen; Harrington, Angela

    This handbook is designed to assist childcare executive officers (CEOs) in managing the finances of their programs. The guide is divided into five sections. Section 1, "Financial Entrepreneurship," advocates the adoption of an entrepreneurial spirit in directors and recommends: (1) becoming the Chief Executive Officer of the program; (2) actively…

  11. Financial Management for Childcare Executive Officers.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Foster-Jorgensen, Karen; Harrington, Angela

    This handbook is designed to assist childcare executive officers (CEOs) in managing the finances of their programs. The guide is divided into five sections. Section 1, "Financial Entrepreneurship," advocates the adoption of an entrepreneurial spirit in directors and recommends: (1) becoming the Chief Executive Officer of the program; (2) actively

  12. Optimization Techniques for College Financial Aid Managers

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Bosshardt, Donald I.; Lichtenstein, Larry; Palumbo, George; Zaporowski, Mark P.

    2010-01-01

    In the context of a theoretical model of expected profit maximization, this paper shows how historic institutional data can be used to assist enrollment managers in determining the level of financial aid for students with varying demographic and quality characteristics. Optimal tuition pricing in conjunction with empirical estimation of…

  13. Institutional Financial Planning and Debt Management Manual.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Belmont, Jean

    Information on managing debt acquired by St. John's University students is provided. After a review of the objectives and services of the university's financial aid office and the application and award process, 1984-1985 budgets and estimated 1985-1986 budgets are proposed for an undergraduate, graduate, and law school student. Each budget…

  14. Financial Management of the Chelsea School System.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Clemente, Paul, Jr.

    1994-01-01

    Describes the challenges Boston University (Massachusetts) faced in achieving two goals in its partnership agreement with the Chelsea (Massachusetts) public school system: (1) to improve Chelsea schools' financial management; and (2) to expand the range of operating funds available to the school system. (GR)

  15. 38 CFR 77.19 - Financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... Audit Act Amendments of 1996, as implemented by 2 CFR part 200. (b) All grantees must use a financial management system that complies with 2 CFR part 200. Grantees must meet the applicable requirements of OMB's regulations on Cost Principles at 2 CFR part 200. (The information collection requirements have been...

  16. Competencies for International Financial Management (IFM).

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Tokar, Bette Lewis; Brown, Raymond D.

    1996-01-01

    Competencies in international financial management important for study at the master's degree level were identified and validated, using a two-round modified Delphi technique in an expert consensus model. Content analysis of eight textbooks revealed 141 competencies. Six experts ranked these for importance and for two additional competencies

  17. NFPA 99 Chapter 13 and healthcare security management.

    PubMed

    D'Angelo, Michael S

    2016-01-01

    The new NFPA 99 Security Management Standard for healthcare facilities requires a Security Vulnerability Analysis be conducted annually, the author reports. This will usually uncover little change from year to year, he says, but by using the right model the analysis can be used to win back security additions that had previously been rejected by the C-Suite. PMID:26978960

  18. 12 CFR 163.161 - Management and financial policies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 12 Banks and Banking 1 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Management and financial policies. 163.161... ASSOCIATIONS-OPERATIONS Financial Management Policies § 163.161 Management and financial policies. (a)(1) For... service corporation must be well managed and operate safely and soundly. Each also must pursue...

  19. 12 CFR 163.161 - Management and financial policies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 12 Banks and Banking 1 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Management and financial policies. 163.161... ASSOCIATIONS-OPERATIONS Financial Management Policies § 163.161 Management and financial policies. (a)(1) For... service corporation must be well managed and operate safely and soundly. Each also must pursue...

  20. 40 CFR 30.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 40 Protection of Environment 1 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Standards for financial management... Program Management § 30.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) EPA shall require recipients to...) Recipients' financial management systems shall provide for the following. (1) Accurate, current and...

  1. 32 CFR 32.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 32 National Defense 1 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 32... Program Management § 32.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) DoD Components shall require... unit cost information. (b) Recipients' financial management systems shall provide for the following....

  2. 7 CFR 550.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 6 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 550.20... Management of Agreements Financial Management § 550.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) REE... codified at 31 CFR part 205, “Rules and procedures for efficient Federal State funds transfer.” (6)...

  3. 40 CFR 30.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 40 Protection of Environment 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Standards for financial management... Program Management § 30.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) EPA shall require recipients to...) Recipients' financial management systems shall provide for the following. (1) Accurate, current and...

  4. 7 CFR 550.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 6 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 550.20... Management of Agreements Financial Management § 550.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) REE... codified at 31 CFR part 205, “Rules and procedures for efficient Federal State funds transfer.” (6)...

  5. 24 CFR 84.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 24 Housing and Urban Development 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Standards for financial management... and Program Management § 84.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) HUD shall require.... (b) Recipients' financial management systems shall provide for the following: (1) Accurate,...

  6. 32 CFR 32.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 32 National Defense 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 32... Program Management § 32.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) DoD Components shall require... unit cost information. (b) Recipients' financial management systems shall provide for the following....

  7. 48 CFR 970.5232-7 - Financial management system.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 5 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Financial management... for Management and Operating Contracts 970.5232-7 Financial management system. As prescribed in 970.3270(b)(1), insert the following clause: Financial Management System (DEC 2000) The Contractor...

  8. 48 CFR 970.5232-7 - Financial management system.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 5 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Financial management... for Management and Operating Contracts 970.5232-7 Financial management system. As prescribed in 970.3270(b)(1), insert the following clause: Financial Management System (DEC 2000) The Contractor...

  9. 48 CFR 970.5232-7 - Financial management system.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 5 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Financial management... for Management and Operating Contracts 970.5232-7 Financial management system. As prescribed in 970.3270(b)(1), insert the following clause: Financial Management System (DEC 2000) The Contractor...

  10. 48 CFR 970.5232-7 - Financial management system.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 5 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Financial management... for Management and Operating Contracts 970.5232-7 Financial management system. As prescribed in 970.3270(b)(1), insert the following clause: Financial Management System (DEC 2000) The Contractor...

  11. 7 CFR 3015.61 - Financial management standards.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Financial management standards. 3015.61 Section 3015.61 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) OFFICE OF THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE UNIFORM FEDERAL ASSISTANCE REGULATIONS Standards for Financial Management Systems § 3015.61 Financial...

  12. Moral Distress among Healthcare Managers: Conditions, Consequences and Potential Responses

    PubMed Central

    Mitton, Craig; Peacock, Stuart; Storch, Jan; Smith, Neale; Cornelissen, Evelyn

    2010-01-01

    Moral distress — the physical and emotional response to feeling prevented from carrying out ethically proper action — can have serious consequences for health professionals and healthcare organizations. We investigated perceived moral distress qualitatively with managers in two BC health authorities. Respondents described conditions under which they experienced distress: when they set priorities within highly resource-constrained environments, when they observed inequities between budget allocations and management responsibilities, and when organizational priorities did not align with their personal values. When coping proved insufficient, managers would respond by leaving positions, organizations or the healthcare field altogether. Respondents asked for leadership development and the creation of spaces in which moral distress could be openly discussed. However, formal training in priority setting did not appear to be helpful on its own. Rather, it increased managers' awareness of the ethical dimensions of resource allocation without (in this instance) entrenching supports that would help them resolve these concerns. PMID:22043226

  13. Alert management for home healthcare based on home automation analysis.

    PubMed

    Truong, T T; de Lamotte, F; Diguet, J-Ph; Said-Hocine, F

    2010-01-01

    Rising healthcare for elder and disabled people can be controlled by offering people autonomy at home by means of information technology. In this paper, we present an original and sensorless alert management solution which performs multimedia and home automation service discrimination and extracts highly regular home activities as sensors for alert management. The results of simulation data, based on real context, allow us to evaluate our approach before application to real data. PMID:21096576

  14. 7 CFR 3560.302 - Accounting, bookkeeping, budgeting, and financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... Financial Management § 3560.302 Accounting, bookkeeping, budgeting, and financial management systems. (a) General. Borrowers must establish the accounting, bookkeeping, budgeting and financial management... preparation, and financial management reporting systems through a revision of their management plan....

  15. 44 CFR 13.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 44 Emergency Management and Assistance 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Standards for financial... Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds in... financial management systems of other grantees and subgrantees must meet the following standards:...

  16. 49 CFR 18.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 49 Transportation 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 18.20... Administration § 18.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant... statutes. (b) The financial management systems of other grantees and subgrantees must meet the...

  17. 43 CFR 12.921 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 43 Public Lands: Interior 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems... Organizations Post-Award Requirements § 12.921 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Federal awarding... information whenever practical. (b) Recipients' financial management systems shall provide for the...

  18. 49 CFR 19.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 49 Transportation 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 19.21... ORGANIZATIONS Post-Award Requirements § 19.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Federal awarding... information whenever practical. (b) Recipients' financial management systems shall provide for the...

  19. 45 CFR 2543.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 4 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 2543... OTHER NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS Post-Award Requirements Financial and Program Management § 2543.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Federal awarding agencies shall require recipients to...

  20. 40 CFR 35.6270 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... of the adequacy of the financial management system as described in 40 CFR 31.20(c). (2) Allowable... 40 Protection of Environment 1 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Standards for financial management... § 35.6270 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Accounting system standards—(1) General....

  1. 20 CFR 435.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 2 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Standards for financial management systems... ORGANIZATIONS, AND COMMERCIAL ORGANIZATIONS Post-Award Requirements Financial and Program Management § 435.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Introduction. SSA requires recipients to relate...

  2. 2 CFR 215.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 2 Grants and Agreements 1 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems... ORGANIZATIONS (OMB CIRCULAR A-110) Post Award Requirements Financial and Program Management § 215.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Federal awarding agencies shall require recipients to...

  3. 10 CFR 600.311 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 4 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 600.311... Requirements § 600.311 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Recipients are encouraged to use existing financial management systems to the extent that the systems comply with Generally...

  4. 7 CFR 277.6 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 4 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 277.6... ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS OF STATE AGENCIES § 277.6 Standards for financial management systems. (a) General. This section prescribes standards for financial management systems in administering program funds by the...

  5. 7 CFR 246.13 - Financial management system.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 4 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Financial management system. 246.13 Section 246.13... State Agency Provisions § 246.13 Financial management system. (a) Disclosure of expenditures. The State agency shall maintain a financial management system which provides accurate, current and...

  6. 43 CFR 12.60 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 43 Public Lands: Interior 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems... Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds in... financial management systems of other grantees and subgrantees must meet the following standards:...

  7. 14 CFR 152.303 - Financial management system.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 3 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Financial management system. 152.303... (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS AIRPORT AID PROGRAM Accounting and Reporting Requirements § 152.303 Financial management system. Each sponsor or planning agency shall establish and maintain a financial management system...

  8. 45 CFR 1174.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 45 Public Welfare 3 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 1174... Financial Administration § 1174.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand...

  9. 45 CFR 1183.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 45 Public Welfare 3 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 1183... Financial Administration § 1183.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand...

  10. 28 CFR 66.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 28 Judicial Administration 2 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Standards for financial management... Requirements Financial Administration § 66.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State...

  11. 21 CFR 1403.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the transfer of... 21 Food and Drugs 9 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 1403... Financial Administration § 1403.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expend...

  12. 13 CFR 143.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 13 Business Credit and Assistance 1 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Standards for financial management... Requirements Financial Administration § 143.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State...

  13. 28 CFR 66.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 28 Judicial Administration 2 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Standards for financial management... Requirements Financial Administration § 66.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State...

  14. 22 CFR 135.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 22 Foreign Relations 1 2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 135... Financial Administration § 135.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand...

  15. 45 CFR 1183.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 45 Public Welfare 3 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 1183... Financial Administration § 1183.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand...

  16. 22 CFR 135.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 22 Foreign Relations 1 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 135... Financial Administration § 135.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand...

  17. 22 CFR 135.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 22 Foreign Relations 1 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 135... Financial Administration § 135.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand...

  18. 34 CFR 80.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 34 Education 1 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 80.20... Financial Administration § 80.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand...

  19. 34 CFR 80.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 34 Education 1 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 80.20... Financial Administration § 80.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand...

  20. 13 CFR 143.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 13 Business Credit and Assistance 1 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Standards for financial management... Requirements Financial Administration § 143.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State...

  1. 21 CFR 1403.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the transfer of... 21 Food and Drugs 9 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 1403... Financial Administration § 1403.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expend...

  2. 21 CFR 1403.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the transfer of... 21 Food and Drugs 9 2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 1403... Financial Administration § 1403.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expend...

  3. 45 CFR 1174.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 45 Public Welfare 3 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 1174... Financial Administration § 1174.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand...

  4. 29 CFR 1470.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the... 29 Labor 4 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 1470.20 Section... Post-Award Requirements Financial Administration § 1470.20 Standards for financial management...

  5. 29 CFR 1470.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the... 29 Labor 4 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 1470.20 Section... Post-Award Requirements Financial Administration § 1470.20 Standards for financial management...

  6. 45 CFR 1183.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 45 Public Welfare 3 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 1183... Financial Administration § 1183.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand...

  7. 14 CFR 1273.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 14 Aeronautics and Space 5 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems... Requirements Financial Administration § 1273.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State...

  8. 45 CFR 1174.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 45 Public Welfare 3 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 1174... Financial Administration § 1174.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand...

  9. 45 CFR 92.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 45 Public Welfare 1 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 92.20...-Award Requirements Financial Administration § 92.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a)...

  10. 14 CFR 1273.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 14 Aeronautics and Space 5 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems... Requirements Financial Administration § 1273.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State...

  11. 34 CFR 80.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 34 Education 1 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 80.20... Financial Administration § 80.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand...

  12. 14 CFR 1273.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 14 Aeronautics and Space 5 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems... Requirements Financial Administration § 1273.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State...

  13. 15 CFR 24.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 15 Commerce and Foreign Trade 1 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Standards for financial management... Requirements Financial Administration § 24.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State...

  14. 13 CFR 143.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 13 Business Credit and Assistance 1 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Standards for financial management... Requirements Financial Administration § 143.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State...

  15. 15 CFR 24.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 15 Commerce and Foreign Trade 1 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Standards for financial management... Requirements Financial Administration § 24.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State...

  16. 15 CFR 24.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 15 Commerce and Foreign Trade 1 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Standards for financial management... Requirements Financial Administration § 24.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State...

  17. 28 CFR 66.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 28 Judicial Administration 2 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Standards for financial management... Requirements Financial Administration § 66.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State...

  18. 45 CFR 92.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 45 Public Welfare 1 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 92.20...-Award Requirements Financial Administration § 92.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a)...

  19. 45 CFR 92.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 45 Public Welfare 1 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 92.20...-Award Requirements Financial Administration § 92.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a)...

  20. 29 CFR 1470.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the... 29 Labor 4 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 1470.20 Section... Post-Award Requirements Financial Administration § 1470.20 Standards for financial management...

  1. 49 CFR 19.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 49 Transportation 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 19.21... ORGANIZATIONS Post-Award Requirements § 19.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Federal awarding... information whenever practical. (b) Recipients' financial management systems shall provide for the...

  2. 7 CFR 277.6 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 4 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 277.6... ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS OF STATE AGENCIES § 277.6 Standards for financial management systems. (a) General. This section prescribes standards for financial management systems in administering program funds by the...

  3. 10 CFR 600.311 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 4 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 600.311... Requirements § 600.311 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Recipients are encouraged to use existing financial management systems to the extent that the systems comply with Generally...

  4. 10 CFR 600.220 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 4 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 600.220... Post-Award Requirements § 600.220 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expend... prohibitions of applicable statutes. (b) The financial management systems of other grantees and...

  5. 7 CFR 246.13 - Financial management system.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 4 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Financial management system. 246.13 Section 246.13... State Agency Provisions § 246.13 Financial management system. (a) Disclosure of expenditures. The State agency shall maintain a financial management system which provides accurate, current and...

  6. 7 CFR 3016.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 3016.20... Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds in... financial management systems of other grantees and subgrantees must meet the following standards:...

  7. 14 CFR 152.303 - Financial management system.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 3 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Financial management system. 152.303... (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS AIRPORT AID PROGRAM Accounting and Reporting Requirements § 152.303 Financial management system. Each sponsor or planning agency shall establish and maintain a financial management system...

  8. 42 CFR 441.484 - Financial management services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 4 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Financial management services. 441.484 Section 441... Optional Self-Directed Personal Assistance Services Program § 441.484 Financial management services. (a) States may choose to provide financial management services to participants, or their representatives,...

  9. 43 CFR 12.921 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 43 Public Lands: Interior 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems... Organizations Post-Award Requirements § 12.921 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Federal awarding... information whenever practical. (b) Recipients' financial management systems shall provide for the...

  10. 45 CFR 2543.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 4 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 2543... OTHER NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS Post-Award Requirements Financial and Program Management § 2543.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Federal awarding agencies shall require recipients to...

  11. 15 CFR 14.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 15 Commerce and Foreign Trade 1 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Standards for financial management...-PROFIT, AND COMMERCIAL ORGANIZATIONS Post-Award Requirements Financial and Program Management § 14.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) The Grants Officer shall require recipients to...

  12. 40 CFR 35.6270 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... of the adequacy of the financial management system as described in 40 CFR 31.20(c). (2) Allowable... 40 Protection of Environment 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Standards for financial management... § 35.6270 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Accounting system standards—(1) General....

  13. 20 CFR 632.32 - Financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 3 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Financial management systems. 632.32 Section... Financial management systems. (a) Each Native American grantee, subgrantee and contractor shall maintain a financial management system which will provide accurate, current and complete disclosure of the...

  14. 76 FR 69793 - Audit and Financial Management Advisory (AFMAC)

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-11-09

    ... ADMINISTRATION Audit and Financial Management Advisory (AFMAC) AGENCY: U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION... the location, date, time, and agenda for the next meeting of the Audit and Financial Management... management, including the financial reporting process, systems of internal controls, audit process...

  15. 20 CFR 638.808 - Center financial management and reporting.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 3 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Center financial management and reporting... § 638.808 Center financial management and reporting. The Job Corps Director shall establish procedures to ensure that each center operator and each subcontractor maintain a financial management...

  16. 20 CFR 435.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 2 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Standards for financial management systems... ORGANIZATIONS, AND COMMERCIAL ORGANIZATIONS Post-Award Requirements Financial and Program Management § 435.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Introduction. SSA requires recipients to relate...

  17. 76 FR 64990 - Audit and Financial Management Advisory (AFMAC)

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-10-19

    ... ADMINISTRATION Audit and Financial Management Advisory (AFMAC) AGENCY: U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION... the location, date, time, and agenda for the next meeting of the Audit and Financial Management... management, including the financial reporting process, systems of internal controls, audit process...

  18. 29 CFR 97.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 true Standards for financial management systems. 97.20 Section 97... Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds in... financial management systems of other grantees and subgrantees must meet the following standards:...

  19. 45 CFR 2541.200 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 4 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 2541... STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS Post-Award Requirements § 2541.200 Standards for financial management... violation of the restrictions and prohibitions of applicable statutes. (b) The financial management...

  20. 43 CFR 12.60 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 43 Public Lands: Interior 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems... Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds in... financial management systems of other grantees and subgrantees must meet the following standards:...

  1. 49 CFR 18.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 49 Transportation 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 18.20... Administration § 18.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant... statutes. (b) The financial management systems of other grantees and subgrantees must meet the...

  2. 24 CFR 85.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 24 Housing and Urban Development 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Standards for financial management... Administration § 85.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant... statutes. (b) The financial management systems of other grantees and subgrantees must meet the...

  3. 12 CFR 563.161 - Management and financial policies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 12 Banks and Banking 5 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Management and financial policies. 563.161 Section 563.161 Banks and Banking OFFICE OF THRIFT SUPERVISION, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY SAVINGS ASSOCIATIONS-OPERATIONS Financial Management Policies § 563.161 Management and financial policies. (a)(1)...

  4. 20 CFR 638.808 - Center financial management and reporting.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 3 2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false Center financial management and reporting... § 638.808 Center financial management and reporting. The Job Corps Director shall establish procedures to ensure that each center operator and each subcontractor maintain a financial management...

  5. Health Care Financial Management: Curriculum Objectives and Bibliography.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Zelman, William N., Ed.; And Others

    Curriculum objectives for health care financial management, a bibliography and examples of financial management curricula are presented. The outline of curriculum objectives identifies a core of knowledge and skills in financial management that health administration students might obtain in their academic training. The outline's content is divided…

  6. Problems and Opportunities in School Financial Management: A Consultant's Perspective.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Chabotar, Kent John

    1987-01-01

    Summarizes major problems in school financial management and suggests practical improvements to aid external reporting of financial data and internal management. Sections of the article describe these categories of problems: (1) budget presentation; (2) management control; (3) cost accounting; and (4) financial reporting. (PS)

  7. 14 CFR 152.303 - Financial management system.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 3 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Financial management system. 152.303... (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS AIRPORT AID PROGRAM Accounting and Reporting Requirements § 152.303 Financial management system. Each sponsor or planning agency shall establish and maintain a financial management system...

  8. 14 CFR 152.303 - Financial management system.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 3 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Financial management system. 152.303... (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS AIRPORT AID PROGRAM Accounting and Reporting Requirements § 152.303 Financial management system. Each sponsor or planning agency shall establish and maintain a financial management system...

  9. 42 CFR 441.484 - Financial management services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 4 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Financial management services. 441.484 Section 441... Optional Self-Directed Personal Assistance Services Program § 441.484 Financial management services. (a) States may choose to provide financial management services to participants, or their representatives,...

  10. 42 CFR 441.484 - Financial management services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 4 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Financial management services. 441.484 Section 441... Optional Self-Directed Personal Assistance Services Program § 441.484 Financial management services. (a) States may choose to provide financial management services to participants, or their representatives,...

  11. 14 CFR 152.303 - Financial management system.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 3 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Financial management system. 152.303... (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS AIRPORT AID PROGRAM Accounting and Reporting Requirements § 152.303 Financial management system. Each sponsor or planning agency shall establish and maintain a financial management system...

  12. 42 CFR 441.484 - Financial management services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 4 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Financial management services. 441.484 Section 441... Optional Self-Directed Personal Assistance Services Program § 441.484 Financial management services. (a) States may choose to provide financial management services to participants, or their representatives,...

  13. 20 CFR 632.32 - Financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 3 2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false Financial management systems. 632.32 Section... Financial management systems. (a) Each Native American grantee, subgrantee and contractor shall maintain a financial management system which will provide accurate, current and complete disclosure of the...

  14. Introducing guideline management in the healthcare information system architecture.

    PubMed

    Román, I; Roa, L M; Madinabeitia, G; Millán, A

    2007-01-01

    This paper analyses different benefits of the full integration of components for clinical guideline management in the information system architecture of a healthcare organization. Subsequently, we propose a methodology for the development of these components based on the European prEN12967 standard, in order to facilitate this integration. Benefits are studied from several viewpoints. First, from the healthcare professional user viewpoint, as a powerful decision support tool, by which the Electronic Health Record of a specific patient could suggest the appropriate guidelines to apply and a particular assistance plan for him or her. We are centered in co-morbidity patients because these tasks are especially difficult to accomplish in this kind of patients. Second, from the guideline creation viewpoint, we analyze how the tacit knowledge implicit in the healthcare information system could be the base for the explicit representation of knowledge in a guideline and the posterior validation of these guidelines. Our approach is in agreement with today's new paradigm for evidence-based medicine demanded by healthcare professionals. The proposed method for guideline management components development is compliant with CEN's prEN12967 European standard, and consequently follows ITU-T's ODP methodology. PMID:17901605

  15. Smart financial management of medical office space.

    PubMed

    Shactman, D

    1993-06-01

    In a healthcare environment of strained resources and scarce profits, hospital administrators must seek revenue from all available sources. Some potential revenue sources are capital intensive, however, requiring large initial investments for new construction and modern equipment. Other potential revenue sources may require starting new programs and recruiting additional staff. Few potentially income-producing alternatives can be funded from existing assets, require little additional investment, and yield significant revenue. But hospitals that own and lease medical office buildings, will find that with proper management these existing assets can become sources of additional revenue. PMID:10145828

  16. Is variation management included in regional healthcare governance systems? Some proposals from Italy.

    PubMed

    Nuti, Sabina; Seghieri, Chiara

    2014-01-01

    The Italian National Health System, which follows a Beveridge model, provides universal healthcare coverage through general taxation. Universal coverage provides uniform healthcare access to citizens and is the characteristic usually considered the added value of a welfare system financed by tax revenues. Nonetheless, wide differences in practice patterns, health outcomes and regional usages of resources that cannot be justified by differences in patient needs have been demonstrated to exist. Beginning with the experience of the health care system of the Tuscany region (Italy), this study describes the first steps of a long-term approach to proactively address the issue of geographic variation in healthcare. In particular, the study highlights how the unwarranted variation management has been addressed in a region with a high degree of managerial control over the delivery of health care and a consolidated performance evaluation system, by first, considering it a high priority objective and then by actively integrating it into the regional planning and control mechanism. The implications of this study can be useful to policy makers, professionals and managers, and will contribute to the understanding of how the management of variation can be implemented with performance measurements and financial incentives. PMID:24050981

  17. Managed behavioral healthcare in the private sector.

    PubMed

    Jeffrey, M; Riley, J

    2000-09-01

    Employers, in their search for cost containment and quality improvement, have driven the development of the behavioral health managed care vendor. More specifically, the behavioral health carve-out is an innovation that was developed to respond to employer and, more recently, health plan needs. Now that the product has matured, it is increasingly being asked to justify its existence. Costs have certainly been maintained, but improvements in quality have not always been evident. The issues the authors address include, as cost pressures continue, can the industry deliver on its promise to improve care? Will it need to evolve to yet another level, with new or different features? PMID:11092124

  18. The evolving role of supply chain management technology in healthcare.

    PubMed

    Langabeer, Jim

    2005-01-01

    The healthcare supply chain is a vast, disintegrated network of products and players, loosely held together by manual and people-intensive processes. Managing the flow of information, supplies, equipment, and services from manufacturers to distributors to providers of care is especially difficult in clinical supply chains, compared with more technology-intense industries like consumer goods or industrial manufacturing. As supplies move downstream towards hospitals and clinics, the quality and robustness of accompanying management and information systems used to manage these products deteriorates significantly. Technology that provides advanced planning, synchronization, and collaboration upstream at the large supply manufacturers and distributors rarely is used at even the world's larger and more sophisticated hospitals. This article outlines the current state of healthcare supply chain management technologies, addresses potential reasons for the lack of adoption of technologies and provides a roadmap for the evolution of technology for the future. This piece is based on both quantitative and qualitative research assessments of the healthcare supply chain conducted during the last two years. PMID:15869210

  19. Haunted by Enron's ghost. National Century Financial Enterprises files for Chapter 11, leaving a string of broken healthcare chains and hospitals.

    PubMed

    Taylor, Mark

    2002-11-25

    Some are calling it the Enron of the healthcare industry. Ryder trucks hauled possible evidence from embattled financier National Century Financial Enterprises during an FBI raid. NCFE filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week, sending ripples through the industry and contributing to the bankruptcies of a string of national healthcare chains and at least six hospitals. PMID:12510558

  20. Web-based healthcare hand drawing management system.

    PubMed

    Hsieh, Sheau-Ling; Weng, Yung-Ching; Chen, Chi-Huang; Hsu, Kai-Ping; Lin, Jeng-Wei; Lai, Feipei

    2010-01-01

    The paper addresses Medical Hand Drawing Management System architecture and implementation. In the system, we developed four modules: hand drawing management module; patient medical records query module; hand drawing editing and upload module; hand drawing query module. The system adapts windows-based applications and encompasses web pages by ASP.NET hosting mechanism under web services platforms. The hand drawings implemented as files are stored in a FTP server. The file names with associated data, e.g. patient identification, drawing physician, access rights, etc. are reposited in a database. The modules can be conveniently embedded, integrated into any system. Therefore, the system possesses the hand drawing features to support daily medical operations, effectively improve healthcare qualities as well. Moreover, the system includes the printing capability to achieve a complete, computerized medical document process. In summary, the system allows web-based applications to facilitate the graphic processes for healthcare operations. PMID:21097079

  1. Integrating Identity Management With Federated Healthcare Data Models

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Hu, Jun; Peyton, Liam

    In order to manage performance and provide integrated services, health care data needs to be linked and aggregated across data sources from different organizations. The Internet and secure B2B networks offer the possibility of providing near real-time integration. However, there are three major stumbling blocks. One is to standardize and agree upon a common data model across organizations. The second is to match identities between different locations in order to link and aggregate records. The third is to protect identity and ensure compliance with privacy laws. In this paper, we analyze three main approaches to the problem and use a healthcare scenario to illustrate how each one addresses different aspects of the problem while failing to address others. We then present a systematic framework in which the different approaches can be flexibly combined for a more comprehensive approach to integrate identity management with federated healthcare data models.

  2. Multiple 3D medical data watermarking for healthcare data management.

    PubMed

    Lee, Suk-Hwan; Kwon, Ki-Ryong

    2011-12-01

    The rapid development of healthcare information management for 3D digital medical libraries, 3D PACS, and 3D medical diagnosis has addressed the security issues pertaining to medical IT technology. This paper presents multiple watermarking schemes for a healthcare information management system for 3D medical image data for the protection, authentication, indexing, and hiding of diagnosis information. The proposed scheme, which is based on POCS watermarking, embeds a robust watermark for a doctor's digital signature and an information retrieval indexing key to the distribution of vertex curvedness; the scheme also embeds a fragile watermark for diagnosis information and an authentication reference message to the vertex distance difference. The multiple embedding process creates three convex sets for robustness, fragileness, and invisibility and projects the 3D medical image data onto these three convex sets alternately and iteratively. Experimental results confirmed that the proposed scheme has the robustness and fragileness to handle various 3D geometric and mesh modifiers simultaneously. PMID:20703760

  3. Evolution in Clinical Knowledge Management Strategy at Intermountain Healthcare

    PubMed Central

    Hulse, Nathan C.; Galland, Joel; Borsato, Emerson P.

    2012-01-01

    In this manuscript, we present an overview of the clinical knowledge management strategy at Intermountain Healthcare in support of our electronic medical record systems. Intermountain first initiated efforts in developing a centralized enterprise knowledge repository in 2001. Applications developed, areas of emphasis served, and key areas of focus are presented. We also detail historical and current areas of emphasis, in response to business needs. PMID:23304309

  4. Improving public/private partnership in managed behavioral healthcare.

    PubMed

    Dixon, K; Croze, C

    1997-02-01

    This paper is the second version of a working document developed to explore opportunities and difficulties in the national shift to managed care in the public sector. Leaders in the public and private sectors continue their collaboration in contributing new models of integration that preserve the best of the public system but challenge the field to combine social mission with good business practice. The first version was developed by the American Managed Behavioral Healthcare Association and the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors. This document, developed by AMBHA, NASMHPD, the National Association of County Behavioral Health Directors, and the National Council of Community Mental Health Centers, expands on the first white paper, published here in October 1995, and is based on developing issues and concerns in public sector managed behavioral healthcare. This paper is not intended to represent prescriptive standards but rather to articulate "best practice" in an area that continually changes as public payors privatize significantly larger portions of public mental health. In April 1996, Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow published a response from the consumer advocacy perspective, and the ideas presented in this paper remain open to input and discussion. PMID:10164822

  5. Healthcare managers' construction of the manager role in relation to the medical profession.

    PubMed

    von Knorring, Mia; Alexanderson, Kristina; Eliasson, Miriam A

    2016-05-16

    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore how healthcare managers construct the manager role in relation to the medical profession in their organisations. Design/methodology/approach - In total, 18 of Sweden's 20 healthcare chief executive officers (CEOs) and 20 clinical department managers (CDMs) were interviewed about their views on management of physicians. Interviews were performed in the context of one aspect of healthcare management; i.e., management of physicians' sickness certification practice. A discourse analysis approach was used for data analysis. Findings - Few managers used a management-based discourse to construct the manager role. Instead, a profession-based discourse dominated and managers frequently used the attributes "physician" or "non-physician" to categorise themselves or other managers in their managerial roles. Some managers, both CEOs and CDMs, shifted between the management- and profession-based discourses, resulting in a kind of "yes, but […]" approach to management in the organisations. The dominating profession-based discourse served to reproduce the power and status of physicians within the organisation, thereby rendering the manager role weaker than the medical profession for both physician and non-physician managers. Research limitations/implications - Further studies are needed to explore the impact of gender, managerial level, and basic profession on how managers construct the manager role in relation to physicians. Practical implications - The results suggest that there is a need to address the organisational conditions for managers' role taking in healthcare organisations. Originality/value - Despite the general strengthening of the manager position in healthcare through political reforms during the last decades, this study shows that a profession-based discourse clearly dominated in how the managers constructed the manager role in relation to the medical profession on the workplace level in their organisations. PMID:27119395

  6. Integration of strategic, financial plans vital to success.

    PubMed

    Folger, J C

    1989-01-01

    Without financial planning, healthcare administrators have no way of knowing if their strategies are realistic. Strategic and financial planning must work together at every level of healthcare management, from organization-wide efforts to individual programs. Administrators can use such techniques as product line management, flexible budgeting, and portfolio management to incorporate strategic and financial planning into daily operations. PMID:10302969

  7. Financial Management of Libraries: Past Trends and Future Prospects.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Roberts, Stephen A.

    2003-01-01

    The financial environment within library and information services is reviewed and a structure for financial management is presented based on funding source and level of commercial activity. Objectives for financial management of library and information services is developed and reviewed in light of future trends and stakeholder perspectives.…

  8. 78 FR 59080 - Audit and Financial Management Advisory Committee (AFMAC)

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-09-25

    ... ADMINISTRATION Audit and Financial Management Advisory Committee (AFMAC) AGENCY: U.S. Small Business... the Agency's financial management, including the financial reporting process, systems of internal... notice to announce the location, date, time, and agenda for the next meeting of the Audit and...

  9. 78 FR 26680 - Audit and Financial Management Advisory Committee (AFMAC)

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-05-07

    ... ADMINISTRATION Audit and Financial Management Advisory Committee (AFMAC) AGENCY: U.S. Small Business... the Agency's financial management, including the financial reporting process, systems of internal... notice to announce the location, date, time, and agenda for the next meeting of the Audit and...

  10. 75 FR 63525 - Audit and Financial Management Advisory Committee (AFMAC)

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    2010-10-15

    ... ADMINISTRATION Audit and Financial Management Advisory Committee (AFMAC) AGENCY: U.S. Small Business... financial management, including the financial reporting process, systems of internal controls, audit process... notice to announce the location, date, time, and agenda for the next meeting of the Audit and...

  11. 75 FR 57274 - Financial Management and Assurance; Government Auditing Standards

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    2010-09-20

    ... OFFICE Financial Management and Assurance; Government Auditing Standards AGENCY: Government...Jlowbookgao.gov . Public Law 67-13, 42 Stat. 20. James R. Dalkin, Director, Financial Management and Assurance... necessary changes. The Advisory Council includes experts in financial and performance auditing drawn...

  12. 20 CFR 437.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 2 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 437.20 Section 437.20 Employees' Benefits SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE... Financial Administration § 437.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expend...

  13. 20 CFR 437.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 2 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 437.20 Section 437.20 Employees' Benefits SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE... Financial Administration § 437.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expend...

  14. 20 CFR 437.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 2 2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 437.20 Section 437.20 Employees' Benefits SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE... Financial Administration § 437.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expend...

  15. 17 CFR 200.24 - Office of Financial Management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... ORGANIZATION; CONDUCT AND ETHICS; AND INFORMATION AND REQUESTS Organization and Program Management General Organization § 200.24 Office of Financial Management. This Office, under the direction of the Chief Financial... 17 Commodity and Securities Exchanges 2 2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false Office of Financial...

  16. Mobile healthcare information management utilizing Cloud Computing and Android OS.

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    Doukas, Charalampos; Pliakas, Thomas; Maglogiannis, Ilias

    2010-01-01

    Cloud Computing provides functionality for managing information data in a distributed, ubiquitous and pervasive manner supporting several platforms, systems and applications. This work presents the implementation of a mobile system that enables electronic healthcare data storage, update and retrieval using Cloud Computing. The mobile application is developed using Google's Android operating system and provides management of patient health records and medical images (supporting DICOM format and JPEG2000 coding). The developed system has been evaluated using the Amazon's S3 cloud service. This article summarizes the implementation details and presents initial results of the system in practice. PMID:21097207

  17. The measurement and management of service quality in dental healthcare.

    PubMed

    Palihawadana, Dayananda; Barnes, Bradley R

    2004-11-01

    This paper reports the findings of a research study designed to manage and measure service quality in dental healthcare. Two large dental practices located in a major UK city were chosen for the research, and 300 patients from each of the two surgeries participated in the study. The findings provide insights into the appropriateness of the SERVQUAL framework (Parasuraman et al., 1988) as a tool for measuring service quality in the context of two distinct dental healthcare practices, one public and one private. The findings suggest that 'price' and 'experience' are two variables that may have an influence on service quality perceptions, when measured by customers. From the data, it was possible to identify service quality gaps where improvements could be made, and where resources could be re-allocated to obtain more optimum results in terms of enhancing service. In summary, the findings provide support for the SERVQUAL framework as a management tool for both measuring service quality and highlighting areas where improvements could be made within a dental healthcare environment. PMID:15527538

  18. CHIME (College of Healthcare Information Management Executives) board members 'tell Hillary' goals for healthcare I/S. Interview by Carolyn Dunbar.

    PubMed

    Reed, W C; Mazzuckelli, K; Tucker, D H

    1993-04-01

    At press time, the details of the Clinton administration's healthcare reform package were not yet public. Some information has been leaked, however, fueling speculation about the plan's exact points. Computers in Healthcare asked three board members of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives what they thought the Clinton healthcare team should know about the information piece of the puzzle. PMID:10125051

  19. 7 CFR 3019.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... cost information whenever practical. (b) Recipients' financial management systems shall provide for the... funds for federally-sponsored activities. These records shall contain information pertaining to Federal... of outlays with budget amounts for each award. Whenever appropriate, financial information should...

  20. Healthcare waste management research: A structured analysis and review (2005-2014).

    PubMed

    Thakur, Vikas; Ramesh, A

    2015-10-01

    The importance of healthcare waste management in preserving the environment and protecting the public cannot be denied. Past research has dealt with various issues in healthcare waste management and disposal, which spreads over various journals, pipeline research disciplines and research communities. Hence, this article analyses this scattered knowledge in a systematic manner, considering the period between January 2005 and July 2014. The purpose of this study is to: (i) identify the trends in healthcare waste management literature regarding journals published; (ii) main topics of research in healthcare waste management; (iii) methodologies used in healthcare waste management research; (iv) areas most frequently researched by researchers; and (v) determine the scope of future research in healthcare waste management. To this end, the authors conducted a systematic review of 176 articles on healthcare waste management taken from the following eight esteemed journals: International Journal of Environmental Health Research, International Journal of Healthcare Quality Assurance, Journal of Environmental Management, Journal of Hazardous Material, Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management, Resources, Conservations and Recycling, Waste Management, and Waste Management & Research. The authors have applied both quantitative and qualitative approaches for analysis, and results will be useful in the following ways: (i) results will show importance of healthcare waste management in healthcare operations; (ii) findings will give a comparative view of the various publications; (c) study will shed light on future research areas. PMID:26268601

  1. How changes in healthcare delivery will impact materiel management.

    PubMed

    Wilson, M

    1994-01-01

    Materiel management personnel undoubtedly believe that in the past they have done all within their power to cut costs, increase efficiency and comply with their facility's productivity requirements. However, with healthcare reform and associated changes, it will be necessary for them to develop additional creative ideas--and implement innovative information system solutions--to improve the materiel management operations. EDI and decentralized inventory management at remote locations will become prominent as health care continues to move out of the hospital. Closer working relationships with physicians and other providers in coordinated networks to match cost-effective products to improved clinical outcomes will occur. And with additional regulation, materiel managers can, ironically, expect increased demand for documentation. PMID:10131504

  2. Practical approaches for healthcare: Indoor air quality management

    SciTech Connect

    Turk, A.R.; Poulakos, E.M.

    1996-12-31

    The management of indoor air quality (IAQ) is of interest to building occupants, managers, owners, and regulators alike. Whether by poor design, improper attention, inadequate maintenance or the intent to save energy, many buildings today have significantly degraded IAQ levels. Considering the increase of facilities and occupants in the non-industrial sector of the nation`s workforce, the consequences of inadequate IAQ, as related to productivity, human wellness and healthcare costs in the commercial (healthcare) environment, have become increasingly urgent issues to design professionals, building owners and managers, safety and health professionals, interior product manufacturers, and HVAC control vendors. The first step of proper IAQ management is to fully understand the issue of IAQ and to a certain elemental degree, the extent of the problem(s), causes and possible solution applications. The second step is to conduct a performance review of the HVAC systems based on equipment design specifications and guidelines for acceptable IAQ. And the third step is to identify potential chemical, physical and biological sources that are known to contribute to adverse air quality.

  3. 76 FR 63351 - Senior Executive Service; Financial Management Service Performance Review Board (PRB)

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    2011-10-12

    ... Senior Executive Service; Financial Management Service Performance Review Board (PRB) AGENCY: Financial... the Financial Management Service (FMS) Performance Review Board (PRB). DATES: This notice is effective.... Rogers, Deputy Commissioner, Financial Management Service. BILLING CODE 4810-35-M...

  4. The Study on University Financial Management under Knowledge Economy

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Yongfan, Xu

    The coming of knowledge economy creates unprecedented situation of economy development. The trend of education's globalization as well as communication means frequently updated severely hit the system of financial management. Along with the deep going of education industrialization, and development of logistics management socialization, system and content of university financial management are increasingly expending and getting more and more complex that result in new challenge and problems to financial management. In order to step up with university development of internationalization and the logistics development of socialization, the financial management has to reform in response to this new challenge and trend.

  5. [Healthcare expenditure].

    PubMed

    Huguier, Michel

    2012-10-01

    Healthcare expenditure is divided between medical infrastructure and individual patient management. Total healthcare costs in France amount to roughly 175 billion euros, financed through public health insurance (77%), private insurance (14%), and individual expenditure (9%). The principal expenditures are for hospitalization (44%), community medical, dental and paramedical care (28%), drugs (20%) and miscellaneous resources (8%). The main factors of rising costs are medical progress and aging. More controllable costs include healthcare provision, the level of reimbursement, public education and information, and physician training. France devotes 9.2% of its gross national product to healthcare, compared to 7-8% in Sweden, Germany and the United Kingdom, representing a diference of about 18 billion euros. In France there is a chronic imbalance between resources and expenditure, creating a cumulative budget deficit of about 100 billlion euros. Major efforts must be made to improve efficiency, and it will be necessary to choose between preserving our healthcare system or our financial system. If the latter is prioritized, healthcare will inevitably deteriorate. PMID:23815025

  6. Management summary report. Auditing and financial system

    SciTech Connect

    Feldmiller, W.H.

    1980-01-01

    Increased leasing of Federal lands for energy exploration will add to the regulatory and administrative responsibilities of the USGS's Conservation Division. Similar responsibilities for Indian lands will arise. The objectives of the Conservation Division is to reduce the regulatory burden on industry while effectively and efficiently discharging its responsibility. This Management Summary Report represents the completion of the Preliminary Systems Design of the Auditing and Financial System, and is the first phase of the Improved Royalty Management Program (IRMP). Work reported includes: a Functional Specifications Report; Technical Specifications Report; Installation Plan; and a cost/benefit analysis. The potential benefits to be realized from the IRMP are significant and include: increased royalty receipts; more timely availability of funds; increased productivity of personnel; reduced regulatory burden on private industry; tighter security over information collected; reduced exposure to fraud and abuse; and better control over activities and funds.

  7. The health-care manager's guide to managing change in challenging times.

    PubMed

    Lombardi, D N

    1996-01-01

    Fifteen years ago, Bill Gates was a college dropout working for a four-member, fledgling company in New Mexico. Today, he is the richest man in America and the head of perhaps the most powerful company in recent corporate history. Ten years ago, managed health care was merely a concept discussed in academic and industry observer circles. Now it is a norm in almost every health-care organization nationally. Five years ago, health-care professionals in every discipline believed the maxim that, ¿as long as people get sick, health-care professionals will have jobs.¿ In 1995, health-care executives have alternately referred to the widescale process of laying off employees as reengineering, rightsizing, downsizing, or RIF (reduction in force). With this massive amount of change, both societally and professionally, health-care managers have been contending with the change management process. Although a breadth of concepts borrowed from other industries and a plethora of conceptual practicums have entered the health-care educational realm, a straightforward, immediately useful approach to managing change is probably more beneficial, as the need to manage change quickly and effectively becomes the paramount criterion for health-care management success in the second half of this decade of change. In this article we will explore the four areas where mistakes are made most frequently by leaders in the change process, and we will provide specific strategies to not only avoid these mistakes but moreover reduce resistance to change, activate positive action, and ultimately improve performance through optimum staff contribution. The four critical areas we will explore are the reasons for resistance to change, the management of the proactive phase of change, creating staff interdependence, and key leadership roles for change management. PMID:10154378

  8. Multilingualism and healthcare in Nigeria: a management perspective.

    PubMed

    Antia, Bassey E; Bertin, Fankep D A

    2004-01-01

    Nigeria has a healthcare system that has been described as defective even by its managers. A year 2000 study by the World Health Organization (WHO) of health systems in 191 member countries ranked Nigeria 187th. These several evaluations consistently point to inadequate managerial skills. Regrettably, very little is known of the import of language and communication as management issues in healthcare delivery in this country of 400 languages. This article therefore proposes a language-driven audit of health management in Borno State (northeast Nigeria) as a means of sensitizing policy makers and implementers. Based largely on data from questionnaires completed by 129 health professionals belonging to various professional categories (physicians, nurses, pharmacy staff, laboratory staff, and medical and health workers) and drawn from four hospitals, the study explores the relationship between multilingualism and the following: (a) patients' rights; (b) staff recruitment, deployment and commitment; (c) human asset accounting; (d) physician-population ratio. This language-driven audit reveals a number of points, including: ethically questionable practices; distributional imbalance in personnel; commendable cases of employee commitment; and inequity in renumeration. PMID:16808694

  9. IT management and governance systems and their emergence in healthcare.

    PubMed

    Mohrmann, Gregg; Kropf, Roger

    2007-01-01

    Today's healthcare IT departments are challenged with understanding the total service demand imposed by their user communities and how much of their limited resources are available to meet that demand. This challenge is being addressed through the use of new IT management and governance (IT-MG) systems. This software supports IT governance and project and portfolio management. IT-MG is a relatively new term to healthcare; it entails reviewing and managing demand for IT services from inception to completion through the application of IT resources. These systems help save time through automated reporting and quicker delivery of services; they save money by more effectively addressing resource needs on time and on budget. The systems also reduce the number of administrative tasks through process automation; increase customer satisfaction by communicating services and deliverables more quickly and accurately; and help executives make better and more informed decisions about priorities and expectations through reporting that was previously nonexistent. This article will explore IT-MG systems and present a case study of a hospital that rapidly implemented this type of system. PMID:17299923

  10. Predictors of nurse managers' health in Canadian restructured healthcare settings.

    PubMed

    Laschinger, Heather K Spence; Almost, Joan; Purdy, Nancy; Kim, Julia

    2004-11-01

    Although nursing leadership roles have been greatly transformed as a result of dramatic changes within healthcare over the past decade, there is little research on the nature of nurse manager work life in current work environments. The purpose of this study was to test a theoretical model derived from Kanter's theory of organizational empowerment: linking nurse managers' perceptions of structural and psychological empowerment to burnout, job satisfaction and physical and mental health. A descriptive, correlational design was used in a sample of 286 first-line (n=202) and middle-level (n=84) hospital-based nurse managers obtained from a provincial registry. Ironically, managers reported high levels of burnout, but good mental and physical health. Middle managers were more empowered and satisfied with their jobs than first-line managers. In both groups, approximately 45% of the variance in job satisfaction and 18-52% of the variance in physical and mental health was explained by empowerment and burnout. Empowered work environments were associated with lower nurse manager burnout and better physical and mental health. The results suggest that creating work environments that provide access to empowerment structures may be a fruitful strategy for creating healthy work environments for nurse managers. PMID:15656251

  11. The new healthcare management information: consolidated operational reporting.

    PubMed

    Kelliher, M E

    1985-01-01

    Most healthcare executives realize that hospitals financed through prospective payment cannot be effectively managed with conventional systems. They recognize the need for improved operational accountability, control and planning, though few have determined the means for achieving it. This article discusses a prototype operational control system designed to get beyond fragmented productivity and cost accounting efforts to an integrated, consolidated operational reporting system which will assist management in achieving its fiscal objectives. Consolidated Operational Reporting (CORE) at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center consists of integrated product costing, labor productivity, inventory control, and productivity of capital. CORE enables top management through cost and performance indicators to proactively manage operations. Mid-level managers are a critical link to the CORE system. These front-line managers must understand the relationship between their regular operational decisions and the cost of hospital services. To promote this, UCSD conducts extensive mid-management seminars in operational control. Now these managers can reasonably be expected to understand, negotiate and act on accomplishing performance targets while being regularly updated, through CORE, as to their success at attaining the objective and the cost of the accomplishment. PMID:10271910

  12. 48 CFR 970.3270 - Standard financial management clauses.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 5 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Standard financial management clauses. 970.3270 Section 970.3270 Federal Acquisition Regulations System DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AGENCY SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS DOE MANAGEMENT AND OPERATING CONTRACTS Contract Financing 970.3270 Standard financial management clauses. (a)...

  13. 43 CFR 12.60 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... attendance records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for... 43 Public Lands: Interior 1 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems... Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds...

  14. 10 CFR 600.220 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 10 Energy 4 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 600.220... Post-Award Requirements § 600.220 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must...

  15. 7 CFR 3016.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... attendance records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for... 7 Agriculture 15 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 3016.20... Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds...

  16. 43 CFR 12.60 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... attendance records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for... 43 Public Lands: Interior 1 2012-10-01 2011-10-01 true Standards for financial management systems... Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds...

  17. 45 CFR 602.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 45 Public Welfare 3 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 602.20... GOVERNMENTS Post-Award Requirements § 602.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State...

  18. 45 CFR 1157.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ..., payrolls, time and attendance records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management... 45 Public Welfare 3 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 1157... Administration § 1157.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account...

  19. 45 CFR 602.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 45 Public Welfare 3 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 602.20... GOVERNMENTS Post-Award Requirements § 602.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State...

  20. 24 CFR 85.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ..., payrolls, time and attendance records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management... 24 Housing and Urban Development 1 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Standards for financial management... Administration § 85.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for...

  1. 29 CFR 97.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... attendance records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for... 29 Labor 1 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 97.20 Section... Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds...

  2. 10 CFR 600.220 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 10 Energy 4 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 600.220... Post-Award Requirements § 600.220 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must...

  3. 45 CFR 602.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time elapsing between the... 45 Public Welfare 3 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 602.20... GOVERNMENTS Post-Award Requirements § 602.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State...

  4. 43 CFR 12.60 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... attendance records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for... 43 Public Lands: Interior 1 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems... Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds...

  5. 24 CFR 85.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ..., payrolls, time and attendance records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management... 24 Housing and Urban Development 1 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Standards for financial management... Administration § 85.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for...

  6. 32 CFR 33.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the... 32 National Defense 1 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 33... financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds in accordance with...

  7. 29 CFR 97.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... attendance records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for... 29 Labor 1 2014-07-01 2013-07-01 true Standards for financial management systems. 97.20 Section 97... Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds...

  8. 7 CFR 3016.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... attendance records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for... 7 Agriculture 15 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 3016.20... Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds...

  9. 45 CFR 1157.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ..., payrolls, time and attendance records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management... 45 Public Welfare 3 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 1157... Administration § 1157.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account...

  10. 32 CFR 33.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the... 32 National Defense 1 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 33... financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds in accordance with...

  11. 32 CFR 33.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the... 32 National Defense 1 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 33... financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds in accordance with...

  12. 45 CFR 1157.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ..., payrolls, time and attendance records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management... 45 Public Welfare 3 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 1157... Administration § 1157.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account...

  13. 24 CFR 85.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ..., payrolls, time and attendance records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management... 24 Housing and Urban Development 1 2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false Standards for financial management... Administration § 85.20 Standards for financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for...

  14. 76 FR 9870 - Financial Management Policies-Interest Rate Risk

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-02-22

    ... Office of Thrift Supervision Financial Management Policies--Interest Rate Risk AGENCY: Office of Thrift... of Proposal: Financial Management Policies--Interest Rate Risk OMB Number: 1550-0094 Form Number: N/A... is to ensure that institutions are appropriately managing their exposure to interest rate risk....

  15. 24 CFR 901.35 - Indicator #6, financial management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 24 Housing and Urban Development 4 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Indicator #6, financial management... URBAN DEVELOPMENT PUBLIC HOUSING MANAGEMENT ASSESSMENT PROGRAM § 901.35 Indicator #6, financial management. This indicator examines the amount of cash reserves available for operations and, for...

  16. 36 CFR 1210.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... Program Management § 1210.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) The NHPRC shall require.... (b) Recipients' financial management systems shall provide for the following. (1) Accurate, current... Treasury-State Agreements or the CMIA default procedures codified at 31 CFR Part 205, “Withdrawal of...

  17. 38 CFR 49.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... Program Management § 49.21 Standards for financial management systems. (a) Federal awarding agencies shall... practical. (b) Recipients' financial management systems shall provide for the following. (1) Accurate... codified at 31 CFR part 205, “Withdrawal of Cash from the Treasury for Advances under Federal Grant...

  18. Mental healthcare: expand with caution. There is more involved than financial incentives.

    PubMed

    Zuckerman, A M; Zipin, M L

    1990-09-01

    Increased needs, insurance coverage, and physical expansion are evidence of mental healthcare's growth. Greater societal acceptance, the demand for more local care with deinstitutionalization, and liberal reimbursement have expanded mental health services. However, reduced federal funding and competition demand specialization in such areas as geriatric services. Ambulatory services make mental healthcare more affordable and accessible. Providers must target populations who use such outpatient care and study local trends before planning these programs. Inpatient mental health services continue to expand, although at a slower rate. Thus organizations and professionals have begun selective contracting, and capitation reimbursement based on case management is developing. Providers considering expansion or initiation of mental health services confront competitive marketing and must recognize trends in outpatient, chronically ill patient, and after-care services. Strategic planning is essential to uncover opportunities and potential risks. Other issues to consider include the psychiatrist shortage, uncertain payment systems, and a possible reversal of growing mental health services and declining acute care needs. PMID:10106947

  19. Laboratory cost control and financial management software.

    PubMed

    Mayer, M

    1998-02-01

    Economical constraints within the health care system advocate the introduction of tighter control of costs in clinical laboratories. Detailed cost information forms the basis for cost control and financial management. Based on the cost information, proper decisions regarding priorities, procedure choices, personnel policies and investments can be made. This presentation outlines some principles of cost analysis, describes common limitations of cost analysis, and exemplifies use of software to achieve optimized cost control. One commercially available cost analysis software, LabCost, is described in some detail. In addition to provision of cost information, LabCost also serves as a general management tool for resource handling, accounting, inventory management and billing. The application of LabCost in the selection process of a new high throughput analyzer for a large clinical chemistry service is taken as an example for decisions that can be assisted by cost evaluation. It is concluded that laboratory management that wisely utilizes cost analysis to support the decision-making process will undoubtedly have a clear advantage over those laboratories that fail to employ cost considerations to guide their actions. PMID:9541753

  20. Access to healthcare and financial risk protection for older adults in Mexico: secondary data analysis of a national survey

    PubMed Central

    Doubova, Svetlana V; Pérez-Cuevas, Ricardo; Canning, David; Reich, Michael R

    2015-01-01

    Objectives While the benefits of Seguro Popular health insurance in Mexico relative to no insurance have been widely documented, little has been reported on its effects relative to the pre-existing Social Security health insurance. We analyse the effects of Social Security and Seguro Popular health insurances in Mexico on access to healthcare of older adults, and on financial risk protection to their households, compared with older adults without health insurance. Setting Secondary data analysis was performed using the 2012 Mexican Survey of Health and Nutrition (ENSANUT). Participants The study population comprised 18 847 older adults and 13 180 households that have an elderly member. Outcome measures The dependent variables were access to healthcare given the reported need, the financial burden imposed by health expenditures measured through catastrophic health-related expenditures, and using savings for health-related expenditures. Separate propensity score matching analyses were conducted for each comparison. The analysis for access was performed at the individual level, and the analysis for financial burden at the household level. In each case, matching on a wide set of relevant characteristics was achieved. Results Seguro Popular showed a protective effect against lack of access to healthcare for older adults compared with those with no insurance. The average treatment effect on the treated (ATET) was ascertained through using the nearest-neighbour matching (−8.1%, t-stat −2.305) analysis. However, Seguro Popular did not show a protective effect against catastrophic expenditures in a household where an older adult lived. Social Security showed increased access to healthcare (ATET −11.3%, t-stat −3.138), and protective effect against catastrophic expenditures for households with an elderly member (ATET −1.9%, t-stat −2.178). Conclusions Seguro Popular increased access to healthcare for Mexican older adults. Social Security showed a significant protective effect against lack of access and catastrophic expenditures compared with those without health insurance. PMID:26198427

  1. Determining a healthcare organization's value.

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    Hahn, W

    1994-08-01

    As the consolidation activity among healthcare providers increases, it becomes more important than ever for healthcare financial managers to understand how to determine a healthcare organization's fair market value. There are many methods of determining an organization's value, but three general methods are the foundation of all others: the market comparable method, the underlying assets method, and the income, or cash flow, method. PMID:10146044

  2. Knowledge management in healthcare: towards 'knowledge-driven' decision-support services.

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    Abidi, S S

    2001-09-01

    In this paper, we highlight the involvement of Knowledge Management in a healthcare enterprise. We argue that the 'knowledge quotient' of a healthcare enterprise can be enhanced by procuring diverse facets of knowledge from the seemingly placid healthcare data repositories, and subsequently operationalising the procured knowledge to derive a suite of Strategic Healthcare Decision-Support Services that can impact strategic decision-making, planning and management of the healthcare enterprise. In this paper, we firstly present a reference Knowledge Management environment-a Healthcare Enterprise Memory-with the functionality to acquire, share and operationalise the various modalities of healthcare knowledge. Next, we present the functional and architectural specification of a Strategic Healthcare Decision-Support Services Info-structure, which effectuates a synergy between knowledge procurement (vis-à-vis Data Mining) and knowledge operationalisation (vis-à-vis Knowledge Management) techniques to generate a suite of strategic knowledge-driven decision-support services. In conclusion, we argue that the proposed Healthcare Enterprise Memory is an attempt to rethink the possible sources of leverage to improve healthcare delivery, hereby providing a valuable strategic planning and management resource to healthcare policy makers. PMID:11518661

  3. Clinical engineering and risk management in healthcare technological process using architecture framework.

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    Signori, Marcos R; Garcia, Renato

    2010-01-01

    This paper presents a model that aids the Clinical Engineering to deal with Risk Management in the Healthcare Technological Process. The healthcare technological setting is complex and supported by three basics entities: infrastructure (IS), healthcare technology (HT), and human resource (HR). Was used an Enterprise Architecture - MODAF (Ministry of Defence Architecture Framework) - to model this process for risk management. Thus, was created a new model to contribute to the risk management in the HT process, through the Clinical Engineering viewpoint. This architecture model can support and improve the decision making process of the Clinical Engineering to the Risk Management in the Healthcare Technological process. PMID:21096536

  4. The financial manager's role in the Voluntary Effort.

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    Shelton, R M

    1979-01-01

    "Voluntary Effort" hopes to duplicate its first year success by further reducing the annual rate of increase of hospital costs by another two percent. The financial manager will play a key role in the achievement of this goal. Mr. Shelton views the financial manager as part of the hospital management team with the responsibility to review the operating goals and management effectiveness of the institution. The Hospital Financial Management Association has developed a Code of Action to assist the financial manager in dealing with his/her assignments and goals. Ultimately, "Voluntary Effort" is striving to establish a cost-effective health care financing and delivery system. The financial manager is encouraged to initiate in-service training programs for support staff to develop a management team capable of creating such a system. The success of the "Voluntary Effort" is dependent upon the effectiveness of hospital managers in dealing with the 1979 minimum wage and social security tax increases, cost containment and inflation. The financial manager can help by determining the financial feasibility of institutional decisions, interpreting government regulations and supplying written facts and figures to the rest of the hospital management team and community. PMID:10243786

  5. [Assessment of financial performance improves the quality of healthcare provided by medical organizations].

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    Afek, Arnon; Meilik, Ahuva; Rotstein, Zeev

    2009-01-01

    Today, medical organizations have to contend with a highly competitive environment, an atmosphere saturated with a multitude of innovative new technologies and ever-increasing costs. The ability of these organizations to survive and to develop and expand their services mandates adoption of management guidelines based on the world of finance/commerce, adapted to make them relevant to the world of medical service. In this article the authors chose to present a management administration assessment which is a process that ensures that the management will effectively administer the organization's resources, and meet the goals set by the organization. The system demands that hospital "centers of responsibility" be defined, a management information system be set up, activities be priced, budget be defined and the expenses assessed. These processes make it possible to formulate a budget and assess any possible deviation between the budget and the actual running costs. An assessment of deviations will reveal any possible deviation of the most significant factor--efficiency. Medical organization managers, with the cooperation of the directors of the "centers of responsibility", can assess subunit activities and gain an understanding of the significance of management decisions and thus improve the quality of management, and the medical organization. The goal of this management system is not only to Lower costs and to meet the financial goals that were set; it is a tool that ensures quality. Decreasing expenditure is important in this case, but is only secondary in importance and will be a result of reducing the costs incurred by services lacking in quality. PMID:19320392

  6. Managing risk in a challenging financial environment.

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    Kaufman, Kenneth

    2008-08-01

    Five strategies can help hospital financial leaders balance their organizations' financial and risk positions: Understand the hospital's financial condition; Determine the desired level of risk; Consider total risk; Use a portfolio approach; Explore best-case/worst-case scenarios to measure risk. PMID:18709864

  7. 7 CFR 3560.578 - Financial management of labor housing.

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    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Financial management of labor housing. 3560.578 Section 3560.578 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) RURAL HOUSING SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS Off-Farm Labor Housing § 3560.578 Financial management of labor...

  8. 38 CFR 62.70 - Financial management and administrative costs.

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    ... 38 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief 2 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Financial management and administrative costs. 62.70 Section 62.70 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (CONTINUED) SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR VETERAN FAMILIES PROGRAM § 62.70 Financial management and administrative costs. (a) Grantees...

  9. 7 CFR 25.606 - Financial management and records.

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    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 1 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Financial management and records. 25.606 Section 25... COMMUNITIES Round II and Round IIS Grants § 25.606 Financial management and records. (a) In complying with the requirements of 7 CFR parts 3015, 3016, or 3019, as applicable, grantees must submit, in lieu of the...

  10. 20 CFR 632.32 - Financial management systems.

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    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 3 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Financial management systems. 632.32 Section 632.32 Employees' Benefits EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR INDIAN AND NATIVE AMERICAN EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAMS Administrative Standards and Procedures § 632.32 Financial management systems. (a) Each Native...

  11. 20 CFR 638.808 - Center financial management and reporting.

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    2011-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 3 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Center financial management and reporting. 638.808 Section 638.808 Employees' Benefits EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR JOB CORPS PROGRAM UNDER TITLE IV-B OF THE JOB TRAINING PARTNERSHIP ACT Administrative Provisions § 638.808 Center financial management and...

  12. 45 CFR 2541.200 - Standards for financial management systems.

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    2014-10-01

    ..., contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time... 45 Public Welfare 4 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 2541... STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS Post-Award Requirements § 2541.200 Standards for financial...

  13. 45 CFR 2541.200 - Standards for financial management systems.

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    2013-10-01

    ..., contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the time... 45 Public Welfare 4 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 2541... STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS Post-Award Requirements § 2541.200 Standards for financial...

  14. 76 FR 23646 - Financial Management Policies-Interest Rate Risk

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    ... following information collection. Title of Proposal: Financial Management Policies--Interest Rate Risk. OMB... Office of Thrift Supervision Financial Management Policies--Interest Rate Risk AGENCY: Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. SUMMARY: The proposed...

  15. 7 CFR 246.13 - Financial management system.

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    2014-01-01

    ... standard provisions of this part, 7 CFR part 3016, and FNS guidelines and instructions. (e) Identification... 7 Agriculture 4 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Financial management system. 246.13 Section 246.13... State Agency Provisions § 246.13 Financial management system. (a) Disclosure of expenditures. The...

  16. 7 CFR 3560.578 - Financial management of labor housing.

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    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Financial management of labor housing. 3560.578 Section 3560.578 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) RURAL HOUSING... § 3560.578 Financial management of labor housing. The requirements established in subpart G of this...

  17. 7 CFR 3560.578 - Financial management of labor housing.

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    2012-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Financial management of labor housing. 3560.578 Section 3560.578 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) RURAL HOUSING... § 3560.578 Financial management of labor housing. The requirements established in subpart G of this...

  18. 7 CFR 3560.578 - Financial management of labor housing.

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    2014-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Financial management of labor housing. 3560.578 Section 3560.578 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) RURAL HOUSING... § 3560.578 Financial management of labor housing. The requirements established in subpart G of this...

  19. 7 CFR 25.606 - Financial management and records.

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    2012-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 1 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Financial management and records. 25.606 Section 25... COMMUNITIES Round II and Round IIS Grants § 25.606 Financial management and records. (a) In complying with the requirements of 7 CFR parts 3015, 3016, or 3019, as applicable, grantees must submit, in lieu of the...

  20. 7 CFR 3560.578 - Financial management of labor housing.

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    2013-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Financial management of labor housing. 3560.578 Section 3560.578 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) RURAL HOUSING... § 3560.578 Financial management of labor housing. The requirements established in subpart G of this...

  1. 7 CFR 25.606 - Financial management and records.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 1 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Financial management and records. 25.606 Section 25... COMMUNITIES Round II and Round IIS Grants § 25.606 Financial management and records. (a) In complying with the requirements of 7 CFR parts 3015, 3016, or 3019, as applicable, grantees must submit, in lieu of the...

  2. 7 CFR 25.606 - Financial management and records.

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    2014-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 1 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Financial management and records. 25.606 Section 25... COMMUNITIES Round II and Round IIS Grants § 25.606 Financial management and records. (a) In complying with the requirements of 7 CFR parts 3015, 3016, or 3019, as applicable, grantees must submit, in lieu of the...

  3. Can MHA graduates tackle financial management? Lessons from American corporate industry.

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    Hepner, J O; Ameiss, A P

    1984-01-01

    American industry, the major purchaser of medical services, is beginning to use its buying power to intervene in the healthcare system. Management committees hav been established to develop cost analysis and containment approaches to the utilization of medical services. With innovations by corporate industry, does the hospital CEO see an advocate or yet another adversary in addition to government regulation? Specifically, what preparation do master's degree graduates have, prior to their subsequent job experience, to make an informed contribution in financial decision making? Research was conducted to obtain data from health administration graduate programs in the United States and Canada to help find answers to these questions. This study addresses the strengths and weaknesses of the two major inputs to health financial management education--the proper mix and delivery of course presentations, and the student's motivation, maturity, and academic background. In some respects, both have been found wanting--not only from the findings of this investigation, but also by the AUPHA Task Force on Financial Management in the curriculum. About one-fourth of the entrants to master's degree programs have a business school background which includes courses in accounting, economics, and finance. However, the remaining 75% have other academic backgrounds, which suggests that teaching financially oriented courses to these graduate students is a major problem. The question of whether a health administration graduate with some finance training or a pure finance graduate is more desirable remains unanswered. This is especially true in meshing the immediate needs of the healthcare marketplace for financial management personnel and the long-range career goals of the graduate. This article presents the survey results and seven recommendations for action. PMID:10268650

  4. Ethical guidance in the era of managed care: an analysis of the American College of Healthcare Executives' Code of Ethics.

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    Higgins, W

    2000-01-01

    Market competition and the rise of managed care are transforming the healthcare system from a physician-dominated cottage industry into a manager-dominated corporate enterprise. The managed care revolution is also undermining the safe-guards offered by medical ethics and raising serious public concerns. These trends highlight the growing importance of ethical standards for managers. The most comprehensive ethical guidance for health service managers is contained in the American College of Healthcare Executives' (ACHE) Code of Ethics. An analysis of the ACHE Code suggests that it does not adequately address several ethical concerns associated with managed care. The ACHE may wish to develop a supplemental statement regarding ethical issues in managed care. A supplemental statement that provides more specific guidance in the areas of financial incentives to reduce utilization, social mission, consumer/patient information, and the health service manager's responsibility to patients could be extremely valuable in today's complex and rapidly changing environment. More specific ethical guidelines would not ensure individual or organizational compliance. However, they would provide professional standards that could guide decision making and help managers evaluate performance in managed care settings. PMID:11066951

  5. A New Activity-Based Financial Cost Management Method

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Qingge, Zhang

    The standard activity-based financial cost management model is a new model of financial cost management, which is on the basis of the standard cost system and the activity-based cost and integrates the advantages of the two. It is a new model of financial cost management with more accurate and more adequate cost information by taking the R&D expenses as the accounting starting point and after-sale service expenses as the terminal point and covering the whole producing and operating process and the whole activities chain and value chain aiming at serving the internal management and decision.

  6. Improving Financial Awareness among College Students: Assessment of a Financial Management Project

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    Palmer, Lance; Bliss, Donna L.; Goetz, Joseph W.; Moorman, Diann

    2010-01-01

    The effect of a financial management intervention on college students' financial behavior was examined. The intervention strategy, a form of expenditure tracking, focused on consciousness-raising and was implemented among 170 undergraduate students. Qualitative analysis of participants' self-reflection papers revealed that awareness of spending…

  7. 42 CFR 137.21 - How does an Indian Tribe demonstrate financial stability and financial management capacity?

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    2010-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false How does an Indian Tribe demonstrate financial stability and financial management capacity? 137.21 Section 137.21 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE... How does an Indian Tribe demonstrate financial stability and financial management capacity? The...

  8. 42 CFR 137.21 - How does an Indian Tribe demonstrate financial stability and financial management capacity?

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    2013-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false How does an Indian Tribe demonstrate financial stability and financial management capacity? 137.21 Section 137.21 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE... How does an Indian Tribe demonstrate financial stability and financial management capacity? The...

  9. 42 CFR 137.21 - How does an Indian Tribe demonstrate financial stability and financial management capacity?

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    2014-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false How does an Indian Tribe demonstrate financial stability and financial management capacity? 137.21 Section 137.21 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE... How does an Indian Tribe demonstrate financial stability and financial management capacity? The...

  10. 42 CFR 137.21 - How does an Indian Tribe demonstrate financial stability and financial management capacity?

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    2012-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false How does an Indian Tribe demonstrate financial stability and financial management capacity? 137.21 Section 137.21 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE... How does an Indian Tribe demonstrate financial stability and financial management capacity? The...

  11. 78 FR 15123 - Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Accountable Official...

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    ... Fiscal Service Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Accountable Official... Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and Request for comments. SUMMARY: The Financial.... ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Financial Management Service, Records and Information...

  12. 75 FR 75725 - Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Tax Time Card Account Pilot...

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    ... Fiscal Service Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Tax Time Card Account Pilot, Screening, Focus Groups, and Study AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. SUMMARY: The Financial Management Service, as part of...

  13. 77 FR 60177 - Senior Executive Service; Financial Management Service Performance Review Board (PRB)

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    ... Senior Executive Service; Financial Management Service Performance Review Board (PRB) AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This notice announces the appointment of members to the Financial Management Service (FMS) Performance Review Board (PRB). DATES: This notice is...

  14. 75 FR 54445 - Senior Executive Service; Financial Management Service Performance Review Board (PRB)

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    ... Fiscal Service Senior Executive Service; Financial Management Service Performance Review Board (PRB) AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This notice announces the appointment of members to the Financial Management Service (FMS) Performance Review Board...

  15. 77 FR 30050 - Financial Management Service Proposed Collection of Information: Resolution Authorizing Execution...

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    ... Fiscal Service Financial Management Service Proposed Collection of Information: Resolution Authorizing... Collateral Agreement AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. SUMMARY: The Financial Management Service, as part of its continuing effort...

  16. 75 FR 1683 - Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Assignment Form

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    ... Fiscal Service Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Assignment Form AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. SUMMARY: The Financial Management Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and...

  17. 75 FR 42486 - Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Authorization Agreement for...

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    ... Fiscal Service Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Authorization Agreement for Preauthorized Payment (SF 5510) AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. SUMMARY: The Financial Management Service, as part of...

  18. 77 FR 43428 - Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Minority Bank Deposit Program...

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    ... Fiscal Service Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Minority Bank Deposit Program (MBDP) Certification Form for Admission AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and Request for comments. SUMMARY: The Financial Management Service, as part...

  19. 76 FR 23859 - Financial Management Service Proposed Collection of Information: CMIA Annual Report and Direct...

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    ... Fiscal Service Financial Management Service Proposed Collection of Information: CMIA Annual Report and Direct Cost Claims AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. SUMMARY: The Financial Management Service, as part of its continuing effort...

  20. 77 FR 71035 - Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT...

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    ... Fiscal Service Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Market Research Study AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and Request for comments. SUMMARY: The Financial Management Service, as part of its...

  1. 77 FR 37959 - Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Pools and Associations-Annual...

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    ... Fiscal Service Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Pools and Associations--Annual Letter AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. SUMMARY: The Financial Management Service, as part of its continuing effort to...

  2. 44 CFR 13.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

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    ... attendance records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for... 44 Emergency Management and Assistance 1 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 13.20 Section 13.20 Emergency Management and Assistance FEDERAL EMERGENCY...

  3. 44 CFR 13.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

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    2014-10-01

    ... attendance records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for... 44 Emergency Management and Assistance 1 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 13.20 Section 13.20 Emergency Management and Assistance FEDERAL EMERGENCY...

  4. Lean management-the journey from toyota to healthcare.

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    Teich, Sorin T; Faddoul, Fady F

    2013-04-01

    The evolution of production systems is tightly linked to the story of Toyota Motor Company (TMC) that has its roots around 1918. The term "lean" was coined in 1990 following the exploration of the Toyota model that led to the "transference" thesis sustaining the concept that manufacturing problems and technologies are universal problems faced by management and that these concepts can be emulated in non-Japanese enterprises. Lean is a multi-faceted concept and requires organizations to exert effort along several dimensions simultaneously; some consider a successful implementation either achieving major strategic components of lean, implementing practices to support operational aspects, or providing evidence that the improvements are sustainable in the long term. The article explores challenges and opportunities faced by organizations that intend incorporating lean management principles and presents the specific context of the healthcare industry. Finally, the concepts of "essential few" and customer value are illustrated through a simple example of process change following lean principles, which was implemented in a dental school in the United States. PMID:23908857

  5. 15 CFR 24.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

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    2011-01-01

    ... 15 Commerce and Foreign Trade 1 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 24.20 Section 24.20 Commerce and Foreign Trade Office of the Secretary of Commerce UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTS AND COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS TO STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS Post-Award Requirements Financial Administration §...

  6. 7 CFR 3016.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

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    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 3016.20 Section 3016.20 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) OFFICE OF THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTS AND COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS TO STATE AND...

  7. 34 CFR 74.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

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    2011-07-01

    ... 34 Education 1 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 74.21 Section 74.21 Education Office of the Secretary, Department of Education ADMINISTRATION OF GRANTS AND AGREEMENTS WITH INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, HOSPITALS, AND OTHER NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS Post-Award Requirements Financial and Program...

  8. 34 CFR 80.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

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    2011-07-01

    ... 34 Education 1 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 80.20 Section 80.20 Education Office of the Secretary, Department of Education UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTS AND COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS TO STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS Post-Award Requirements Financial Administration § 80.20 Standards...

  9. 21 CFR 1403.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

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    2011-04-01

    ... 21 Food and Drugs 9 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 1403.20 Section 1403.20 Food and Drugs OFFICE OF NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTS AND COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS TO STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS Post-Award Requirements Financial Administration § 1403.20 Standards...

  10. 7 CFR 3019.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

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    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 3019.21 Section 3019.21 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) OFFICE OF THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTS AND AGREEMENTS WITH INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER...

  11. The Manager's Role in Financial Reporting: A Risk Consultant's Perspective

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    Bell, Reginald L.

    2007-01-01

    This article presents an interview with Ray Gonzalez, a risk consultant at Deloitte & Touche LLP, in Houston, Texas, about the financial reporting responsibilities of top, middle, and frontline managers in large and medium-size firms. This interview spotlights the necessity for timely and accurate reporting of financial information relating to…

  12. 7 CFR 3015.61 - Financial management standards.

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    2012-01-01

    ..., shall contain information pertaining to grant or subgrant awards, authorizations, obligations... be compared. If appropriate, or required by the awarding agency, financial information shall be... 7 Agriculture 15 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Financial management standards. 3015.61 Section...

  13. 7 CFR 3015.61 - Financial management standards.

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    2013-01-01

    ..., shall contain information pertaining to grant or subgrant awards, authorizations, obligations... be compared. If appropriate, or required by the awarding agency, financial information shall be... 7 Agriculture 15 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Financial management standards. 3015.61 Section...

  14. 34 CFR 74.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

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    2010-07-01

    ... 34 Education 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 74.21 Section 74.21 Education Office of the Secretary, Department of Education ADMINISTRATION OF GRANTS AND AGREEMENTS WITH INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, HOSPITALS, AND OTHER NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS Post-Award Requirements Financial and Program...

  15. 48 CFR 970.3270 - Standard financial management clauses.

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    2010-10-01

    ... Standard financial management clauses. (a) The following DEAR and FAR clauses are standard financial... 48 CFR 52.215-11, Price Reduction for Defective Cost or Pricing Data—Modifications, the contracting... authorization. (7) 48 CFR 52.230-2, Cost Accounting Standards. (8) 48 CFR 52.230-6, Administration of...

  16. A College Financial Management Center: What Do Students Think?

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    Vienne, Kristy; Slate, John R.

    2009-01-01

    With the increasing cost of a college education on the rise, college administrators need to address the long term financial, psychological, and academic risks associated with the increased responsibility of personal debt. In this qualitative study, college students' perspectives regarding the need for a personal financial management center at a…

  17. 34 CFR 80.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 34 Education 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 80.20 Section 80.20 Education Office of the Secretary, Department of Education UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTS AND COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS TO STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS Post-Award Requirements Financial Administration § 80.20 Standards...

  18. Institutional Management of Core Facilities during Challenging Financial Times

    PubMed Central

    Haley, Rand

    2011-01-01

    The economic downturn is likely to have lasting effects on institutions of higher education, prioritizing proactive institutional leadership and planning. Although by design, core research facilities are more efficient and effective than supporting individual pieces of research equipment, cores can have significant underlying financial requirements and challenges. This paper explores several possible institutional approaches to managing core facilities during challenging financial times. PMID:22131887

  19. The Manager's Role in Financial Reporting: A Risk Consultant's Perspective

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Bell, Reginald L.

    2007-01-01

    This article presents an interview with Ray Gonzalez, a risk consultant at Deloitte & Touche LLP, in Houston, Texas, about the financial reporting responsibilities of top, middle, and frontline managers in large and medium-size firms. This interview spotlights the necessity for timely and accurate reporting of financial information relating to

  20. Ohio Financial Services and Risk Management. Technical Competency Profile (TCP).

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Ray, Gayl M.; Wilson, Nick; Mangini, Rick

    This document describes the essential competencies from secondary through post-secondary associate degree programs for a career in financial services and risk management. Ohio College Tech Prep Program standards are described, and a key to profile codes is provided. Sample occupations in this career area, such as financial accountant, loan…

  1. 48 CFR 970.3270 - Standard financial management clauses.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... Standard financial management clauses. (a) The following DEAR and FAR clauses are standard financial... 48 CFR 52.215-11, Price Reduction for Defective Cost or Pricing Data—Modifications, the contracting... authorization. (7) 48 CFR 52.230-2, Cost Accounting Standards. (8) 48 CFR 52.230-6, Administration of...

  2. 48 CFR 970.3270 - Standard financial management clauses.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... Standard financial management clauses. (a) The following DEAR and FAR clauses are standard financial... 48 CFR 52.215-11, Price Reduction for Defective Cost or Pricing Data—Modifications, the contracting... authorization. (7) 48 CFR 52.230-2, Cost Accounting Standards. (8) 48 CFR 52.230-6, Administration of...

  3. 48 CFR 970.3270 - Standard financial management clauses.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... Standard financial management clauses. (a) The following DEAR and FAR clauses are standard financial... 48 CFR 52.215-11, Price Reduction for Defective Cost or Pricing Data—Modifications, the contracting... authorization. (7) 48 CFR 52.230-2, Cost Accounting Standards. (8) 48 CFR 52.230-6, Administration of...

  4. 77 FR 13153 - Information Collection; NASA Contractor Financial Management Reports

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-03-05

    ... SPACE ADMINISTRATION Information Collection; NASA Contractor Financial Management Reports AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of information collection. SUMMARY... collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Ms. Frances Teel, NASA Clearance...

  5. 48 CFR 970.5232-7 - Financial management system.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 5 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Financial management system. 970.5232-7 Section 970.5232-7 Federal Acquisition Regulations System DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AGENCY SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS DOE MANAGEMENT AND OPERATING CONTRACTS Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses for Management and Operating...

  6. 36 CFR 1207.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the... management systems. 1207.20 Section 1207.20 Parks, Forests, and Public Property NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS... financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds in accordance with...

  7. 40 CFR 31.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the... 40 Protection of Environment 1 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Standards for financial management... management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds in accordance with State laws...

  8. 40 CFR 31.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the... 40 Protection of Environment 1 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Standards for financial management... management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds in accordance with State laws...

  9. 36 CFR 1207.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the... management systems. 1207.20 Section 1207.20 Parks, Forests, and Public Property NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS... financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds in accordance with...

  10. 36 CFR 1207.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the... management systems. 1207.20 Section 1207.20 Parks, Forests, and Public Property NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS... financial management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds in accordance with...

  11. 40 CFR 31.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management. Procedures for minimizing the... 40 Protection of Environment 1 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Standards for financial management... management systems. (a) A State must expand and account for grant funds in accordance with State laws...

  12. Presentation and Analysis of Financial Management Information. 2nd Edition.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Kenton, Jay D.

    This book is designed to help financial and other managers of colleges and universities in identifying and responding to the needs of individuals and groups requesting management information. The book attempts to facilitate the communication process through management reports. In addition to guidance on report preparation and data analysis, the

  13. Identity Management Systems in Healthcare: The Issue of Patient Identifiers

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Soenens, Els

    According to a recent recommendation of the European Commission, now is the time for Europe to enhance interoperability in eHealth. Although interoperability of patient identifiers seems promising for matters of patient mobility, patient empowerment and effective access to care, we see that today there is indeed a considerable lack of interoperability in the field of patient identification. Looking from a socio-technical rather than a merely technical point of view, one can understand the fact that the development and implementation of an identity management system in a specific healthcare context is influenced by particular social practices, affected by socio-economical history and the political climate and regulated by specific data protection legislations. Consequently, the process of making patient identification in Europe more interoperable is a development beyond semantic and syntactic levels. In this paper, we gives some examples of today’s patient identifier systems in Europe, discuss the issue of interoperability of (unique) patient identifiers from a socio-technical point of view and try not to ignore the ‘privacy side’ of the story.

  14. Occupational violence in an Australian healthcare setting: implications for managers.

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    Alexander, Christian; Fraser, John

    2004-01-01

    Occupational violence is a worldwide, multifaceted problem affecting all industries, including healthcare. We conducted a cross-sectional survey of the experiences of 158 allied health professionals, 135 doctors, and 1229 nurses working in a rural area in eastern Australia. Response rates were 72 percent for allied health professionals and 62 percent for general practitioners (GPs) and nurses. Proportionately more nurses experienced occupational violence than did allied health providers and GPs. During the past 12 months (August 2001 to July 2002), 68 percent of nurses, compared with 47 percent of allied health providers and 48 percent of GPs, reported violence. All three professional groups indicated that the most distressing occupational violence was perpetrated by patients, followed by patients' relatives. The most frequent form of occupational violence was verbal abuse, followed by threatening behavior, physical violence, and obscene behavior. No statistically significant difference in the prevalence of violence was found among the different allied health professional disciplines or fields of nursing. Health services management strategies addressing occupational violence need to be comprehensive and multidisciplinary in scope. Strategies to minimize violence need to focus on resource allocation, cultural change, and perseverance. Systems to monitor violence are a priority. Further research into the determinants of this pattern of violence is required. PMID:15603114

  15. A healthcare management system for Turkey based on a service-oriented architecture.

    PubMed

    Herand, Deniz; Gürder, Filiz; Taşkin, Harun; Yuksel, Emre Nuri

    2013-09-01

    The current Turkish healthcare management system has a structure that is extremely inordinate, cumbersome and inflexible. Furthermore, this structure has no common point of view and thus has no interoperability and responds slowly to innovations. The purpose of this study is to show that using which methods can the Turkish healthcare management system provide a structure that could be more modern, more flexible and more quick to respond to innovations and changes taking advantage of the benefits given by a service-oriented architecture (SOA). In this paper, the Turkish healthcare management system is chosen to be examined since Turkey is considered as one of the Third World countries and the information architecture of the existing healthcare management system of Turkey has not yet been configured with SOA, which is a contemporary innovative approach and should provide the base architecture of the new solution. The innovation of this study is the symbiosis of two main integration approaches, SOA and Health Level 7 (HL7), for integrating divergent healthcare information systems. A model is developed which is based on SOA and enables obtaining a healthcare management system having the SSF standards (HSSP Service Specification Framework) developed by the framework of the HSSP (Healthcare Services Specification Project) under the leadership of HL7 and the Object Management Group. PMID:22958178

  16. Improving Hospital Laboratory Performance: Implications for Healthcare Managers.

    PubMed

    Leaven, Laquanda T

    2015-01-01

    Laboratory services in healthcare delivery systems play a vital role in inpatient care. Studies have shown that laboratory data affects approximately 65% of the most critical decisions on admission, discharge, and medication. Laboratory testing accounts for approximately 10% of hospital billing. Reducing laboratory costs and improving laboratory performance would contribute to reducing total healthcare cost, which is one of the major goals for the U.S. healthcare delivery system. The objective of this paper is to review and analyze the diverse research approaches applied to improve the performance of hospital laboratories in large healthcare delivery systems. The approaches reviewed include: lean, quality control, automation, and simulation modeling. In the conclusion, future research directions are presented, which include additional methods to be investigated to further improve the performance of hospital laboratories. PMID:26185930

  17. An automated library financial management system

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Dueker, S.; Gustafson, L.

    1977-01-01

    A computerized library acquisition system developed for control of informational materials acquired at NASA Ames Research Center is described. The system monitors the acquisition of both library and individual researchers' orders and supplies detailed financial, statistical, and bibliographical information. Applicability for other libraries and the future availability of the program is discussed.

  18. Preparing the Next IT Leaders: Financial Management

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Goldstein, Karen L.

    2007-01-01

    The next generation of IT leaders must learn to navigate the complexities of higher education financial planning and negotiation. Technology infrastructure, hardware, software, and services are very expensive to provide and will continue to be so for some time to come. Most CIOs have learned about complex IT finances the hard way--they were handed…

  19. A systematic review of the health, social and financial impacts of welfare rights advice delivered in healthcare settings

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    Adams, Jean; White, Martin; Moffatt, Suzanne; Howel, Denise; Mackintosh, Joan

    2006-01-01

    Background Socio-economic variations in health, including variations in health according to wealth and income, have been widely reported. A potential method of improving the health of the most deprived groups is to increase their income. State funded welfare programmes of financial benefits and benefits in kind are common in developed countries. However, there is evidence of widespread under claiming of welfare benefits by those eligible for them. One method of exploring the health effects of income supplementation is, therefore, to measure the health effects of welfare benefit maximisation programmes. We conducted a systematic review of the health, social and financial impacts of welfare rights advice delivered in healthcare settings. Methods Published and unpublished literature was accessed through searches of electronic databases, websites and an internet search engine; hand searches of journals; suggestions from experts; and reference lists of relevant publications. Data on the intervention delivered, evaluation performed, and outcome data on health, social and economic measures were abstracted and assessed by pairs of independent reviewers. Results are reported in narrative form. Results 55 studies were included in the review. Only seven studies included a comparison or control group. There was evidence that welfare rights advice delivered in healthcare settings results in financial benefits. There was little evidence that the advice resulted in measurable health or social benefits. This is primarily due to lack of good quality evidence, rather than evidence of an absence of effect. Conclusion There are good theoretical reasons why income supplementation should improve health, but currently little evidence of adequate robustness and quality to indicate that the impact goes beyond increasing income. PMID:16571122

  20. Simulation and Modeling Efforts to Support Decision Making in Healthcare Supply Chain Management

    PubMed Central

    Lazarova-Molnar, Sanja

    2014-01-01

    Recently, most healthcare organizations focus their attention on reducing the cost of their supply chain management (SCM) by improving the decision making pertaining processes' efficiencies. The availability of products through healthcare SCM is often a matter of life or death to the patient; therefore, trial and error approaches are not an option in this environment. Simulation and modeling (SM) has been presented as an alternative approach for supply chain managers in healthcare organizations to test solutions and to support decision making processes associated with various SCM problems. This paper presents and analyzes past SM efforts to support decision making in healthcare SCM and identifies the key challenges associated with healthcare SCM modeling. We also present and discuss emerging technologies to meet these challenges. PMID:24683333

  1. A Semantic Web Framework to Support Knowledge Management in Chronic Disease Healthcare

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Buranarach, Marut; Supnithi, Thepchai; Chalortham, Noppadol; Khunthong, Vasuthep; Varasai, Patcharee; Kawtrakul, Asanee

    Improving quality of healthcare for people with chronic conditions requires informed and knowledgeable healthcare providers and patients. Decision support and clinical information system are two of the main components to support improving chronic care. In this paper, we describe an ongoing initiative that emphasizes the need for healthcare knowledge management to support both components. Ontology-based knowledge acquisition and modeling based on knowledge engineering approach provides an effective mechanism in capturing expert opinion in form of clinical practice guidelines. The Semantic Web framework is adopted in building a knowledge management platform that allows integration between the knowledge with patient databases and supported publications. We discuss one of the challenges, which is to apply the healthcare knowledge into existing healthcare provider environments by focusing on augmenting decision making and improving quality of patient care services.

  2. Simulation and modeling efforts to support decision making in healthcare supply chain management.

    PubMed

    AbuKhousa, Eman; Al-Jaroodi, Jameela; Lazarova-Molnar, Sanja; Mohamed, Nader

    2014-01-01

    Recently, most healthcare organizations focus their attention on reducing the cost of their supply chain management (SCM) by improving the decision making pertaining processes' efficiencies. The availability of products through healthcare SCM is often a matter of life or death to the patient; therefore, trial and error approaches are not an option in this environment. Simulation and modeling (SM) has been presented as an alternative approach for supply chain managers in healthcare organizations to test solutions and to support decision making processes associated with various SCM problems. This paper presents and analyzes past SM efforts to support decision making in healthcare SCM and identifies the key challenges associated with healthcare SCM modeling. We also present and discuss emerging technologies to meet these challenges. PMID:24683333

  3. 22 CFR 518.20 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... 22 Foreign Relations 2 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Purpose of financial and program management... ORGANIZATIONS Post-Award Requirements Financial and Program Management 518.20 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 518.21 through 518.28 prescribe standards for financial management systems, methods...

  4. 29 CFR 95.20 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 1 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Purpose of financial and program management. 95.20 Section...-Award Requirements Financial and Program Management 95.20 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 95.21 through 95.28 prescribe standards for financial management systems, methods for...

  5. 22 CFR 518.20 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... 22 Foreign Relations 2 2013-04-01 2009-04-01 true Purpose of financial and program management. 518... ORGANIZATIONS Post-Award Requirements Financial and Program Management 518.20 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 518.21 through 518.28 prescribe standards for financial management systems, methods...

  6. 29 CFR 95.20 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 1 2014-07-01 2013-07-01 true Purpose of financial and program management. 95.20 Section...-Award Requirements Financial and Program Management 95.20 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 95.21 through 95.28 prescribe standards for financial management systems, methods for...

  7. 32 CFR 34.10 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 32 National Defense 1 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Purpose of financial and program management. 34... ORGANIZATIONS Post-award Requirements Financial and Program Management 34.10 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 34.11 through 34.17 prescribe standards for financial management systems; methods...

  8. 34 CFR 74.20 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 34 Education 1 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Purpose of financial and program management. 74.20... Requirements Financial and Program Management 74.20 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 74.21 through 74.28 prescribe standards for financial management systems, methods for making...

  9. 34 CFR 74.20 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 34 Education 1 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Purpose of financial and program management. 74.20... Requirements Financial and Program Management 74.20 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 74.21 through 74.28 prescribe standards for financial management systems, methods for making...

  10. 32 CFR 34.10 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 32 National Defense 1 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Purpose of financial and program management. 34... ORGANIZATIONS Post-award Requirements Financial and Program Management 34.10 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 34.11 through 34.17 prescribe standards for financial management systems; methods...

  11. 29 CFR 95.20 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 1 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Purpose of financial and program management. 95.20 Section...-Award Requirements Financial and Program Management 95.20 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 95.21 through 95.28 prescribe standards for financial management systems, methods for...

  12. 22 CFR 518.20 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... 22 Foreign Relations 2 2012-04-01 2009-04-01 true Purpose of financial and program management. 518... ORGANIZATIONS Post-Award Requirements Financial and Program Management 518.20 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 518.21 through 518.28 prescribe standards for financial management systems, methods...

  13. 22 CFR 145.20 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... 22 Foreign Relations 1 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Purpose of financial and program management... Financial and Program Management 145.20 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 145.21 through 145.28 prescribe standards for financial management systems, methods for making payments and...

  14. 7 CFR 3019.20 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Purpose of financial and program management. 3019.20... Requirements Financial and Program Management 3019.20 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 3019.21 through 3019.28 prescribe standards for financial management systems, methods for...

  15. 22 CFR 145.20 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... 22 Foreign Relations 1 2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false Purpose of financial and program management... Financial and Program Management 145.20 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 145.21 through 145.28 prescribe standards for financial management systems, methods for making payments and...

  16. 7 CFR 3019.20 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Purpose of financial and program management. 3019.20... Requirements Financial and Program Management 3019.20 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 3019.21 through 3019.28 prescribe standards for financial management systems, methods for...

  17. 7 CFR 3019.20 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Purpose of financial and program management. 3019.20... Requirements Financial and Program Management 3019.20 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 3019.21 through 3019.28 prescribe standards for financial management systems, methods for...

  18. 32 CFR 34.10 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 32 National Defense 1 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Purpose of financial and program management. 34... ORGANIZATIONS Post-award Requirements Financial and Program Management 34.10 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 34.11 through 34.17 prescribe standards for financial management systems; methods...

  19. 34 CFR 74.20 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 34 Education 1 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Purpose of financial and program management. 74.20... Requirements Financial and Program Management 74.20 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 74.21 through 74.28 prescribe standards for financial management systems, methods for making...

  20. 32 CFR 34.10 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 32 National Defense 1 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Purpose of financial and program management. 34... ORGANIZATIONS Post-award Requirements Financial and Program Management 34.10 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 34.11 through 34.17 prescribe standards for financial management systems; methods...

  1. 7 CFR 3019.20 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Purpose of financial and program management. 3019.20... Requirements Financial and Program Management 3019.20 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 3019.21 through 3019.28 prescribe standards for financial management systems, methods for...

  2. 22 CFR 145.20 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... 22 Foreign Relations 1 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Purpose of financial and program management... Financial and Program Management 145.20 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 145.21 through 145.28 prescribe standards for financial management systems, methods for making payments and...

  3. 7 CFR 1485.20 - Financial management, reports, evaluations and appeals.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 10 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Financial management, reports, evaluations and....20 Financial management, reports, evaluations and appeals. (a) Financial management. (1) An MAP participant shall implement and maintain a financial management system that conforms to generally...

  4. 25 CFR 276.7 - Standards for grantee financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Standards for grantee financial management systems. 276.7... grantee financial management systems. (a) Grantee financial management systems for grants and subgrantee financial management systems for subgrants shall provide for: (1) Accurate, current, and complete...

  5. 25 CFR 276.7 - Standards for grantee financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Standards for grantee financial management systems. 276.7... grantee financial management systems. (a) Grantee financial management systems for grants and subgrantee financial management systems for subgrants shall provide for: (1) Accurate, current, and complete...

  6. 22 CFR 145.20 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 22 Foreign Relations 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Purpose of financial and program management... Financial and Program Management § 145.20 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 145.21 through 145.28 prescribe standards for financial management systems, methods for making payments and...

  7. 22 CFR 518.20 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 22 Foreign Relations 2 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 true Purpose of financial and program management. 518... ORGANIZATIONS Post-Award Requirements Financial and Program Management § 518.20 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections 518.21 through 518.28 prescribe standards for financial management systems, methods...

  8. 25 CFR 276.7 - Standards for grantee financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2012-04-01 2011-04-01 true Standards for grantee financial management systems. 276.7... grantee financial management systems. (a) Grantee financial management systems for grants and subgrantee financial management systems for subgrants shall provide for: (1) Accurate, current, and complete...

  9. A new frontier in healthcare risk management: Working to reduce avoidable patient suffering.

    PubMed

    Card, Alan J; Klein, Victor R

    2016-01-01

    This article presents a new avenue for healthcare risk managers to drive improvement for patients and healthcare organizations alike: working to reduce avoidable patient suffering. It briefly describes the problem of patient suffering, differentiates between avoidable and unavoidable suffering, and suggests that common risk management tools can be used to tackle the problem. It also highlights a success story from one large health system. PMID:26789746

  10. Interpreting Financial Results. Financial Management Module. Operational Management Programme. Increasing Opportunities for Supervisors and Managers.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Adamson, Jan; And Others

    One of a series of three self-instructional units, these materials are aimed at helping British hotel and catering managers improve profits and/or reduce costs in their areas of responsibility. Following an introduction and a paragraph on how to use the unit, section 1 covers how to use management information. The section includes these trainee…

  11. 49 CFR 18.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ..., payrolls, time and attendance records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management... Transportation (UMT) Act of 1964, as amended, as implemented by 49 CFR part 630, regarding a uniform system of... 49 Transportation 1 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems....

  12. 49 CFR 18.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ..., payrolls, time and attendance records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management... Transportation (UMT) Act of 1964, as amended, as implemented by 49 CFR part 630, regarding a uniform system of... 49 Transportation 1 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems....

  13. 49 CFR 18.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ..., payrolls, time and attendance records, contract and subgrant award documents, etc. (7) Cash management... Transportation (UMT) Act of 1964, as amended, as implemented by 49 CFR part 630, regarding a uniform system of... 49 Transportation 1 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems....

  14. 2 CFR 215.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 2 Grants and Agreements 1 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 215.21 Section 215.21 Grants and Agreements OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET CIRCULARS AND GUIDANCE Reserved UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTS AND AGREEMENTS WITH INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, HOSPITALS, AND OTHER...

  15. Academic Economics: The Academic Dean and Financial Management.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    McBride, Susan A.

    2000-01-01

    Discusses deans' responsibilities in financial management, including budget development, budget management, broker of resources, program review, and fundraising. Describes what deans need to know: categories of income, local tax assessment, financing new construction, and key accounting terminology. Looks at key challenges for deans and offers a…

  16. 17 CFR 200.24 - Office of Financial Management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... 17 Commodity and Securities Exchanges 3 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Office of Financial Management. 200.24 Section 200.24 Commodity and Securities Exchanges SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION ORGANIZATION; CONDUCT AND ETHICS; AND INFORMATION AND REQUESTS Organization and Program Management...

  17. 17 CFR 200.24 - Office of Financial Management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... 17 Commodity and Securities Exchanges 2 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Office of Financial Management. 200.24 Section 200.24 Commodity and Securities Exchanges SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION ORGANIZATION; CONDUCT AND ETHICS; AND INFORMATION AND REQUESTS Organization and Program Management...

  18. School District Financial Management and Banking.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Dembowski, Frederick L.; Davey, Robert D.

    This chapter of "Principles of School Business Management" introduces the concept of cash management, or the process of managing an institution's moneys to ensure maximum cash availability and maximum yield on investments. Four activities are involved: (1) conversion of accounts receivable to cash receipts; (2) conversion of accounts payable to…

  19. 10 CFR 603.620 - Financial management standards for nonprofit participants.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 4 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Financial management standards for nonprofit participants... Financial Matters § 603.620 Financial management standards for nonprofit participants. So as not to force... organization, expenditure-based TIA requirements for the financial management system of any...

  20. 31 CFR Appendix G to Subpart A of... - Financial Management Service

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

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  1. 75 FR 75546 - Financial Management Service; Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; System of Records

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  2. 41 CFR 105-71.120 - Standards for financial management systems.

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    ... 41 Public Contracts and Property Management 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Standards for financial... violation of the restrictions and prohibitions of applicable statutes. (b) The financial management systems... the financial management system of any applicant for financial assistance as part of a preaward...

  3. 10 CFR 603.620 - Financial management standards for nonprofit participants.

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    ... 10 Energy 4 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Financial management standards for nonprofit participants... Financial Matters § 603.620 Financial management standards for nonprofit participants. So as not to force... organization, expenditure-based TIA requirements for the financial management system of any...

  4. 31 CFR Appendix G to Subpart A of... - Financial Management Service

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    2010-07-01

    ... records. Appellate determinations under 31 CFR 1.5(i) will be made by the Commissioner, Financial... 31 Money and Finance: Treasury 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Financial Management Service G...—Financial Management Service 1. In general. This appendix applies to the Financial Management Service....

  5. 31 CFR Appendix G to Subpart A of... - Financial Management Service

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    2014-07-01

    ... records. Appellate determinations under 31 CFR 1.5(i) will be made by the Commissioner, Financial... 31 Money and Finance: Treasury 1 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Financial Management Service G...—Financial Management Service 1. In general. This appendix applies to the Financial Management Service....

  6. E-procurement and automatic identification: enhancing supply chain management in the healthcare industry.

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    Smith, Alan D; Flanegin, Frank R

    2004-01-01

    The concepts of automated e-procurement, or electronic B2B (business-to-business) trade, are grounded in the strategic leveraging of both tangible/intangible assets for successful implementation and execution of electronic trade, resulting in significant financial benefits for firms. Some of the major reasons for this growth include significant process savings from automation, compliance, and purchasing advantage; and reduced costs that organisations can experience by conducting transactions electronically. Although these are the basic benefits associated with generic e-commerce strategies, a majority of these B2B transactions have focused on the purchase of indirect materials (especially office products and travel services). In fact, more than 93% of medical supplies on hospital shelves appear to have universal product numbers on them--at least while still in their boxes and there is a great potential for huge savings in e-procurement in the healthcare field. However, other types of supply chain-related purchases, including maintenance, repair, and operating and replacement parts, and direct material purchases, are becoming more important operational management considerations. In addition, several other key considerations are: existing procurement strategy, the vendor, technology, suppliers, and total costs of ownership. Companies need to analyse their current procurement strategy before developing an e-procurement plan. PMID:18048219

  7. Making Financial Decisions. Financial Management Module. Operational Management Programme. Increasing Opportunities for Supervisors and Managers.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Adamson, Jan; And Others

    One of a series of three self-instructional units, these materials are aimed at helping British hotel and catering managers improve profits and/or reduce costs in their areas of responsibility. Following a paragraph on how to use the unit and an introduction, section 1 covers control levels as the framework for making decisions. The section…

  8. Healthcare innovation barriers: results of a survey of certified professional healthcare risk managers.

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    Bunting, Robert F

    2012-01-01

    Medical errors cause significant patient injuries, including deaths. Innovations designed to improve quality and reduce risk are numerous, as are the barriers that prevent innovation implementation. The purpose of this research was to analyze the relationships, if any, between the independent variables of hospital bed size and organizational structure, and the dependent variable barriers to three innovations: implementing a surgical safety checklist, preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections, and adopting patient- and family-centered care. The findings strengthen and expand existing research and serve as the foundation for understanding barriers to implementation of three healthcare innovations. Future research should focus on organizational culture instead of innovation-specific barriers and should incorporate other independent variables, such as organizational profitability. PMID:22528399

  9. Principles for Managing a Tribe's Financial Investments.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Stevenson, Gelvin

    1996-01-01

    Argues that to manage a tribe's investment portfolio well requires knowledge of the tribe's needs as well as of the money management industry and its concepts and language. Discusses opportunities for the investment of tribal funds, examining mutual funds, the use of investment advisors and consultants, diversification, and levels of risk. (MAB)

  10. Financial coping strategies of mental health consumers: managing social benefits.

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    Caplan, Mary Ager

    2014-05-01

    Mental health consumers depend on social benefits in the forms of supplemental security income and social security disability insurance for their livelihood. Although these programs pay meager benefits, little research has been undertaken into how this population makes ends meet. Using a qualitative approach, this study asks what are the financial coping strategies of mental health consumers? Seven approaches were identified: subsidies, cost-effective shopping, budgeting, prioritizing, technology, debt management, and saving money. Results illustrate the resourcefulness of mental health consumers in managing meager social benefits and highlight the need to strengthen community mental health efforts with financial capabilities education. PMID:24346222

  11. Managing financial conflicts of interest in clinical research.

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    Cohen, Jordan J

    2002-07-01

    Upholding public trust in clinical research necessitates that human subjects be protected from avoidable harm and that the design, interpretation and reporting of research results be shielded from avoidable bias. On both counts, managing financial conflicts of interest is critically important, especially in the modern era when the opportunities for investigators to benefit personally from the commercialization of their intellectual property are overtly encouraged and rapidly expanding. Efforts are underway in the United States to provide more useful guidance to universities and medical schools for purposes of strengthening the oversight and management of financial conflicts of interest in clinical research. PMID:12353369

  12. Portable parallel portfolio optimization in the Aurora Financial Management System

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Laure, Erwin; Moritsch, Hans

    2001-07-01

    Financial planning problems are formulated as large scale, stochastic, multiperiod, tree structured optimization problems. An efficient technique for solving this kind of problems is the nested Benders decomposition method. In this paper we present a parallel, portable, asynchronous implementation of this technique. To achieve our portability goals we elected the programming language Java for our implementation and used a high level Java based framework, called OpusJava, for expressing the parallelism potential as well as synchronization constraints. Our implementation is embedded within a modular decision support tool for portfolio and asset liability management, the Aurora Financial Management System.

  13. 76 FR 23860 - Financial Management Service Proposed Collection of Information: Schedule of Excess Risks

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    ... Fiscal Service Financial Management Service Proposed Collection of Information: Schedule of Excess Risks... on a continuing information collection. By this notice, the Financial Management Service solicits... West Highway, Records and Information Management Branch, Room 135, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782....

  14. 41 CFR 105-72.300 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 41 Public Contracts and Property Management 3 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Purpose of financial and program management. 105-72.300 Section 105-72.300 Public Contracts and Property Management Federal.../Financial and Program Management 105-72.300 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections...

  15. 41 CFR 105-72.300 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 41 Public Contracts and Property Management 3 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Purpose of financial and program management. 105-72.300 Section 105-72.300 Public Contracts and Property Management Federal.../Financial and Program Management 105-72.300 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections...

  16. 41 CFR 105-72.300 - Purpose of financial and program management.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 41 Public Contracts and Property Management 3 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Purpose of financial and program management. 105-72.300 Section 105-72.300 Public Contracts and Property Management Federal.../Financial and Program Management 105-72.300 Purpose of financial and program management. Sections...

  17. Commercial Smartphone-Based Devices and Smart Applications for Personalized Healthcare Monitoring and Management.

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    Vashist, Sandeep Kumar; Schneider, E Marion; Luong, John H T

    2014-01-01

    Smartphone-based devices and applications (SBDAs) with cost effectiveness and remote sensing are the most promising and effective means of delivering mobile healthcare (mHealthcare). Several SBDAs have been commercialized for the personalized monitoring and/or management of basic physiological parameters, such as blood pressure, weight, body analysis, pulse rate, electrocardiograph, blood glucose, blood glucose saturation, sleeping and physical activity. With advances in Bluetooth technology, software, cloud computing and remote sensing, SBDAs provide real-time on-site analysis and telemedicine opportunities in remote areas. This scenario is of utmost importance for developing countries, where the number of smartphone users is about 70% of 6.8 billion cell phone subscribers worldwide with limited access to basic healthcare service. The technology platform facilitates patient-doctor communication and the patients to effectively manage and keep track of their medical conditions. Besides tremendous healthcare cost savings, SBDAs are very critical for the monitoring and effective management of emerging epidemics and food contamination outbreaks. The next decade will witness pioneering advances and increasing applications of SBDAs in this exponentially growing field of mHealthcare. This article provides a critical review of commercial SBDAs that are being widely used for personalized healthcare monitoring and management. PMID:26852680

  18. Commercial Smartphone-Based Devices and Smart Applications for Personalized Healthcare Monitoring and Management

    PubMed Central

    Vashist, Sandeep Kumar; Schneider, E. Marion; Luong, John H.T.

    2014-01-01

    Smartphone-based devices and applications (SBDAs) with cost effectiveness and remote sensing are the most promising and effective means of delivering mobile healthcare (mHealthcare). Several SBDAs have been commercialized for the personalized monitoring and/or management of basic physiological parameters, such as blood pressure, weight, body analysis, pulse rate, electrocardiograph, blood glucose, blood glucose saturation, sleeping and physical activity. With advances in Bluetooth technology, software, cloud computing and remote sensing, SBDAs provide real-time on-site analysis and telemedicine opportunities in remote areas. This scenario is of utmost importance for developing countries, where the number of smartphone users is about 70% of 6.8 billion cell phone subscribers worldwide with limited access to basic healthcare service. The technology platform facilitates patient-doctor communication and the patients to effectively manage and keep track of their medical conditions. Besides tremendous healthcare cost savings, SBDAs are very critical for the monitoring and effective management of emerging epidemics and food contamination outbreaks. The next decade will witness pioneering advances and increasing applications of SBDAs in this exponentially growing field of mHealthcare. This article provides a critical review of commercial SBDAs that are being widely used for personalized healthcare monitoring and management. PMID:26852680

  19. A methodology and supply chain management inspired reference ontology for modeling healthcare teams.

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    Kuziemsky, Craig E; Yazdi, Sara

    2011-01-01

    Numerous studies and strategic plans are advocating more team based healthcare delivery that is facilitated by information and communication technologies (ICTs). However before we can design ICTs to support teams we need a solid conceptual model of team processes and a methodology for using such a model in healthcare settings. This paper draws upon success in the supply chain management domain to develop a reference ontology of healthcare teams and a methodology for modeling teams to instantiate the ontology in specific settings. This research can help us understand how teams function and how we can design ICTs to support teams. PMID:21893841

  20. Financial management and dental school equity, Part II: Tactics.

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    Chambers, David W; Bergstrom, Roy

    2004-04-01

    Financial management includes all processes that build organizations' equity through accumulating assets in strategically important areas. The tactical aspects of financial management are budget deployment and monitoring. Budget deployment is the process of making sure that costs are fairly allocated. Budget monitoring addresses issues of effective uses and outcomes of resources. This article describes contemporary deployment and monitoring mechanisms, including revenue positive and marginal analysis, present value, program phases, options logic, activity-based costing, economic value added, cost of quality, variance reconciliation, and balanced scorecards. The way financial decisions are framed affects comparative decision-making and even influences the arithmetic of accounting. Familiarity with these concepts should make it possible for dental educators to more fully participate in discussions about the relationships between budgeting and program strategy. PMID:15112921

  1. Elevating the role of finance at Mary Lanning Healthcare.

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    Hoffman, Amanda; Spence, Jay

    2013-11-01

    To effectively partner with hospital operations leaders, healthcare finance leaders should: Streamline and align financial planning and budgeting functions across the organization; Ensure capital planning is regarded as a strategic process; Optimize performance monitoring across management levels. PMID:24340656

  2. The secret art of managing healthcare expenses: investigating implicit rationing and autonomy in public healthcare systems

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    Lauridsen, S M R; Norup, M S; Rossel, P J H

    2007-01-01

    Rationing healthcare is a difficult task, which includes preventing patients from accessing potentially beneficial treatments. Proponents of implicit rationing argue that politicians cannot resist pressure from strong patient groups for treatments and conclude that physicians should ration without informing patients or the public. The authors subdivide this specific programme of implicit rationing, or “hidden rationing”, into local hidden rationing, unsophisticated global hidden rationing and sophisticated global hidden rationing. They evaluate the appropriateness of these methods of rationing from the perspectives of individual and political autonomy and conclude that local hidden rationing and unsophisticated global hidden rationing clearly violate patients' individual autonomy, that is, their right to participate in medical decision‐making. While sophisticated global hidden rationing avoids this charge, the authors point out that it nonetheless violates the political autonomy of patients, that is, their right to engage in public affairs as citizens. A defence of any of the forms of hidden rationing is therefore considered to be incompatible with a defence of autonomy. PMID:18055900

  3. Early SFAS 106 adopters provide revealing healthcare data.

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    Leauby, B A; Ugras, J Y; Welsh, M J

    1993-06-01

    Healthcare executives should have a strong interest in the recently released Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 106, Employers' Accounting for Postretirement Benefits other than Pensions (SFAS 106). The requirements of SFAS 106 focus heavily on estimating the healthcare benefits of retirees and forces corporations to project the magnitude of expected increases in healthcare costs. Estimates for recording these retiree healthcare benefits for all U.S. companies range from $200 billion to $400 billion, imposing significant financial statement implications for all firms that provide healthcare benefits to retirees. The requirements of SFAS 106 will also have an impact on the way corporations design and implement healthcare cost controls, which may directly affect many healthcare entities. Understanding SFAS 106, and the reactions of firms to this standard, will allow healthcare executives to better manage their organizations to take advantage of new opportunities and meet new challenges that may arise. PMID:10145830

  4. Preventing sexual attacks in healthcare facilities: risk management considerations.

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    Banja, John D

    2014-01-01

    Reports or allegations of sexual attacks in healthcare facilities are extremely upsetting and sometimes not given the attention they deserve. In June 2011, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a remarkable report on sexual attacks occurring in Veterans Affairs (VA) health facilities that not only raised awareness of the magnitude of the problem but that detailed numerous system weaknesses in VA facilities that might have enabled such attacks. This article discusses some of the GAO's findings as well as other instances of sexual attacks, such as occurred in the criminal prosecution of Paul Serdula, a former health professional who might have sexually assaulted hundreds of women. Some of Serdula's victims have subsequently sued in civil court, charging Serdula's employers with lack of supervision and raising the possibility of serial sexual attacks such as his evolving into large-scale patient safety disasters. This article will review certain ethical and legal considerations bearing on the liability of healthcare facilities in which sexual attacks are alleged to have occurred. Following a discussion of how two courts have used the legal construct of "foreseeability" in determining a healthcare facility's liability when an employee is charged with sexual assault, the article will conclude with a host of patient safety recommendations aimed at discouraging or deterring the occurrence of sexual attacks. PMID:24549696

  5. Workplace diversity: a leadership challenge. Managing diversity is a social, financial, and moral imperative.

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    Lappetito, J

    1994-03-01

    Fostering workplace diversity is about building an organizational culture that embraces personal differences and encourages heterogeneous persons to work together toward a common end. Setting in motion the transition to a more inclusive and productive workplace is an uncommon challenge and the primary responsibility of leaders, especially in Catholic healthcare. The origins of diversity can be found in creation itself. Not only are we united as a people of God and as members of the body of Christ, we are bound together through our shared humanity. Three values are especially relevant to promoting diversity in the workplace: respect for human dignity, the common good, and distributive justice as participation in the common good. Economic incentives strengthen the theological and moral motives for developing a diverse work force. Organizations' financial success will depend ultimately on how well diversity is integrated into the organizational culture. As a process, managing diversity enables healthcare leaders to discover new ways to develop the potential of all employees and at the same time improve performance and production. At the heart of managing diversity lies the reform of internal systems, structures, and processes. Managing diversity also requires the transformation of the organization's culture. Initiatives that are useful for setting a positive future course include conducting a cultural audit, establishing a cultural diversity task force, and putting in place a diversity "champion" who is accountable directly to the chief executive officer. PMID:10132109

  6. What accounting leaves out of hospital financial management.

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    Boles, K E; Glenn, J K

    1986-01-01

    As PPS and other fixed-price initiatives replace cost-based reimbursement in the hospital industry, the burden of assuming the risk for business success or failure shifts from the payor to the hospital. As a consequence, theories of risk to the business firm which have found application in other industries now deserve attention by hospital management. Incorporating such risk concepts into hospital strategies and actions requires a view of financial management that goes beyond the generally accepted accounting principles of managing and assigning costs for maximum revenue and profitability. This article examines the financial theory of risk in business firms, illustrates the various components of risk as they apply to a hospital business, and discusses how the hospital management strategies of cost-reduction, marketing, diversification, and multiorganizational affiliation can alter the risk characteristics of a hospital business. PMID:10275567

  7. 45 CFR 74.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 74.21 Section 74.21 Public Welfare DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GENERAL ADMINISTRATION UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR AWARDS AND SUBAWARDS TO INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, HOSPITALS, OTHER NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, AND...

  8. 36 CFR 1207.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 36 Parks, Forests, and Public Property 3 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 1207.20 Section 1207.20 Parks, Forests, and Public Property NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION GENERAL RULES UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTS AND COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS TO STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS...

  9. 42 CFR 441.484 - Financial management services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 4 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Financial management services. 441.484 Section 441.484 Public Health CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (CONTINUED) MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS SERVICES: REQUIREMENTS AND LIMITS APPLICABLE TO SPECIFIC SERVICES Optional Self-Directed Personal...

  10. 22 CFR 518.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 22 Foreign Relations 2 2011-04-01 2009-04-01 true Standards for financial management systems. 518.21 Section 518.21 Foreign Relations BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTS AND AGREEMENTS WITH INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, HOSPITALS, AND OTHER NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS Post-Award Requirements...

  11. 38 CFR 49.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 38 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief 2 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 49.21 Section 49.21 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (CONTINUED) UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTS AND AGREEMENTS WITH INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, HOSPITALS, AND...

  12. 38 CFR 43.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 38 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief 2 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 43.20 Section 43.20 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (CONTINUED) UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTS AND COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS TO STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS Post-Award...

  13. 36 CFR 1210.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 36 Parks, Forests, and Public Property 3 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 1210.21 Section 1210.21 Parks, Forests, and Public Property NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION GENERAL RULES UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTS AND AGREEMENTS WITH INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, HOSPITALS,...

  14. 24 CFR 85.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 24 Housing and Urban Development 1 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 85.20 Section 85.20 Housing and Urban Development Office of the Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTS AND COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS TO STATE, LOCAL AND FEDERALLY RECOGNIZED INDIAN...

  15. 45 CFR 92.20 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 92.20 Section 92.20 Public Welfare DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GENERAL ADMINISTRATION UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTS AND COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS TO STATE, LOCAL, AND TRIBAL GOVERNMENTS Post-Award Requirements...

  16. 24 CFR 84.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 24 Housing and Urban Development 1 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 84.21 Section 84.21 Housing and Urban Development Office of the Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTS AND AGREEMENTS WITH INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, HOSPITALS, AND...

  17. 15 CFR 14.21 - Standards for financial management systems.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 15 Commerce and Foreign Trade 1 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Standards for financial management systems. 14.21 Section 14.21 Commerce and Foreign Trade Office of the Secretary of Commerce UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTS AND AGREEMENTS WITH INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, HOSPITALS, OTHER NON-PROFIT, AND COMMERCIAL...

  18. An Integer Programming Approach to School District Financial Management.

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    Dembowski, Frederick L.

    Because of the nature of school district cash flows, there are opportunities for investing surplus cash and the necessity to borrow cash in deficit periods. The term structure of interest rates makes the manual determination of the optimal financial package impossible. In this research, an integer programming model of this cash management process…

  19. A Career Story Approach to Management, Business, and Financial Occupations

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Brott, Pamelia E.

    2012-01-01

    Business, management, and financial occupations are found in organizations in which individuals direct activities and perform tasks related to business and finance. The career cluster includes 144 occupational titles across 57% of the 23 major Standard Occupational Classification groups, with almost half of the occupations considered "bright

  20. ECONOMIC/FINANCIAL ANALYSIS OF URBAN WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT PROBLEMS

    EPA Science Inventory

    Procedures for evaluating the technical, economic, and financial aspects of urban water quality management planning problems are presented. Accepted principles of benefit-cost analysis are used to conduct the economic analysis. Benefits are measured as the reduction in damages as...