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Finance - Capital budget, fee-based vs value-based, and other
Mon, 04 May 2015 00:23:42 Z
This topic has definitely been the most challenging for me so far.  Couple of questions for the group: 1.  How will the new value-based purchasing (vs previous fee-based purchasing) impact the budget? 2.  I use to hear anything less than $500 was not considered capital and have recently heard $1,000 is the new number - is this the same across all hospitals or independently bas...

Ratios and Comparables
Sun, 03 May 2015 15:39:57 Z
Hello, I thought I would share the becker hospital review website. It is a great source to give you an "average" for hospital operating and financial ratios and matrices. It is always good to know the market benchmark from a credible source. www.beckerhospitalreview.com

Financial Ratios and Comparables
Sun, 03 May 2015 15:39:22 Z
Hello,  I thought I would share the becker hospital review website. It is a great source to give you an "average" for hospital operating and financial ratios and matrices. It is always good to know the market benchmark from a credible source. www.beckerhospitalreview.com

Capital Budgeting Decisions
Sun, 03 May 2015 14:40:18 Z
Capital purchases can be very stressful on an organization.  I have seen capital committees review and make recommendations for capital purchases that are not in synch with organizational strategic plans,  do not have an ROI or are not in support of the life of the facility, etc....  Can anyone recommend a process or software to support  ...

Unionizing within a Not-for-profit
Fri, 01 May 2015 19:48:40 Z
There was a situation that I heard about where a Security Department within a Not-for-Profit was looking to unionize; the pros and cons were introduced to all staff members and then a vote was done. The union wasn't accepted, however, the Security team accepted the response and the hospital leadership had no hard feelings towards them. It was very interesting to hear about the proces...

Tyler's reference to a Board Assessment
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 21:51:18 Z
Getting caught up here.  Anyone find the reference that Mr. Tyler made to a Board Assessment tool---he said it was in our materials.  I seen several versions of assessments, most recently from the AHA.  Anyone find Mr. Tyler's for comparison? As an aside, I find it interesting how critical these Boards are for healthcare.  We need to ensure we are populating our Boards w...