Healthcare Finance- 3-4 paragraphs
You are a new executive of a tertiary care facility that historically has had over 500,000 visits (or encounters) yearly in outpatient services alone. Because of a significant economic downturn, the number of outpatient encounters has decreased by 35% (or 175,000 encounters) in the last 3 yearsthus, leading to a significant decrease in revenue.
- In this situation, why is it important that you understand finance and its role within the health care organization?
- Describe the approach you will take in aIDressing the financial issues. Be sure to define your executive viewpoint and the reason you have that viewpoint.
The approach to aIDressing the significant decrease in revenue is a description of the tasks the manager will undertake in preparing an action plan to work toward mitigating the issue. The manager may have a financial, clinical, or process viewpoint.