Benchmarking Financial Operations Using the Premier Operations Outlook Database
Date of Award
Master of Science (MS)
Community & Environmental Health
Colin E. Box
Donald S. Buckley
Susan S. Hunter
Call Number for Print
Special Collections LD4331.C48 T46
Acute-care hospitals have come under increased pressure to reduce costs while increasing the quality of providing care. Historically, increasing costs of providing care has had the greatest impact on the reduction of operating margins necessary to expand capital and for repayment of debt. Facilities can benchmark internal historical data to identify areas where costs have increased and are able to explain the factors that contribute to the increases. One of the challenges facing hospitals in their efforts to reduce operating costs is how, what, and where, do they obtain comparative data to benchmark the cost of operating medical facility to other, comparable, facilities.
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Thompson, Margaret M..
"Benchmarking Financial Operations Using the Premier Operations Outlook Database"
(1999). Master of Science (MS), Thesis, Community & Environmental Health, Old Dominion University, DOI: 10.25777/xkbp-ha51