Accounting and Financial Management in Healthcare
Due to COVID-19, Spring in-class sections will be conducted online. Please contact your instructor for more information.
This course is intended to prepare the student to effectively interact with accounting and financial management staff and participate in various aspects of financial control and planning. The curriculum provides an historical perspective of financial management in healthcare, identifying trends in the industry and the forces that influence the financing of healthcare organizations. Financial statements, the interpretation and analysis of financial reports, and topics such as cost-benefit analysis, budgeting, and capital management will also be addressed. Consideration will be given to the cost effectiveness and financial future of healthcare organizations. Prerequisite(s): Status as a Health Informatics student is a prerequisite for this class.