Use the Internet or Strayer Databases to research “cost escalation” within the health care segment. Next, determine one (1) key driver of health care cost escalation. Indicate one (1) strategy health care managers can implement to reduce costs in the future. Provide support for your rationale.
Assume that you are a financial administrator of a hospital, and you are responsible for reducing costs (e.g., fixed, variable, semi-fixed, etc.) for the facility. Determine the most significant cost within the hospital, and recommend a strategy for reducing this cost 10% over the next year. Provide support for your strategy.
"Inventory Analysis and Optimizing Staffing"
Recommend a strategy for financial administrators to balance the tension between having inventory on hand when it is needed versus the carry cost to the organization. Provide support for your recommendation.
Assume that you are a health care administrator in a hospital, and you are responsible for staffing levels. Suggest an approach to staffing for 24/7 coverage that optimizes patient care, minimizes cost, and produces the highest level of employee satisfaction. Provide support for your rationale.