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Financial Management in Health Care II

East Baltimore
4th term
Health Policy and Management
3 credits
Academic Year:
2015 - 2016
Instruction Method:
Class Times:
  • Monday,  2:30 - 4:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:
  • John W. K. Ellis
LaKeasha Wormley

312.617, 312.603 and 312.623


Case studies present an overview of financial theory and financial management principles and concepts in a health care setting. Topics include discounted cash flow analysis, long-term debt financing, equity financing, lease financing, capital budgeting, analysis, and forecasting.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify the complexities and challenges of financing a healthcare business
  2. Interpret the economic performance of the organization based on its financial statement
  3. Develop operating plans as a result of financial trends and results
  4. Present clear and concise conclusions and recommendations through oral presentation for action to a Board of Directors
  5. Analyze the financial viability of a new business venture and how it contributes to the mission of the organization
  6. Prepare business plans based upon multiple data points and business trends
  7. Develop framework to measure and monitor organizational performance
  8. Calculate an insurance premium and capitation payment
  9. Demonstrate teamwork skills within a work team resulting in a completed case study
Methods of Assessment:

Team case preparation (50%); team case presentation (30%); class participation (10%); peer review (10%)

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

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All students must receive consent to register.

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