Almanac of Hospital and Financial Indicators
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2011 Book Edition
Softbound 8.5" x 11"
Ingenix / HCFA
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These books and CD-ROMs are essential to knowledgeable financial planning. Financial and operational performance targets are critical to the success of any health care facility. But how do you set those targets? The Almanac of Hospital Financial and Operating Indicators gives you the information necessary to establish performance benchmarks.
The Almanac of Hospital Financial & Operating Indicators provides a comprehensive analysis of the financial and operating performance of U.S. hospitals and five-year trend information on more than 70 important financial measures.
With this comprehensive benchmark of the nation’s hospitals, you can assess your competitive position and improve your organizational efficiency. View sample pages of a previous version.
For decades, hospitals around the country have turned to the Almanac of Hospital Financial & Operating Indicators to review more than 70 financial ratios and operating indicators. Comparable publications maintain only Medicare cost report records. The Almanac of Hospital Financial & Operating Indicators offers a unique database of audited financial statements collected directly from hospital sources, thereby providing a much more representative picture of the health care industry:
- Identify your facility’s strengths and weaknesses. Compare your hospital’s data to state and national benchmarks, as well as industry benchmark.
- Assist your CEO with business planning and goals setting.
- Access financial indicators and ratios. Analyze current ratio, profit per discharge, revenue per bed, staffing levels, length of stay, and more.
- Reference over 3,000 independently collected audited hospital financial statements and 6,000 U.S. hospital’s Medicare Cost Report Data. The Almanac is the largest hospital database of its kind.
- Determine how managed care levels effect your profitability and outcomes. Identify managed care penetration.
- Know where to allocate your hospital’s resources. Compare your performance to established industry benchmarks.
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Ken Kracker is the product manager for Ingenix's facility data group. Mr. Kracker has 8 years' experience in health care, with extensive knowledge in facility data including inpatient and outpatient claims, hospital financials and hospital operations. Prior to working with Ingenix, Mr. Kracker was a nurse and a charge nurse with a large medical center in both the Emergency Room and Surgical Intensive Care Unit. He received his Masters degree in business administration (MBA) from Franklin University and Bachelors degree in nursing (BS) from Capital University.
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