Primary Discussion Response is due by Friday (11:59:59pm Central) Peer Responses are due by Tuesday (11:59:59pm Central).
Primary Task Response:Within the Discussion Board area write 400600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts ideas and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
You are the chief financial officer (CFO) for an organization and need to discuss with fellow C-suite executives that cost cutting is not the only answer to profitability. Prepare for the next managers meeting by responding to the following prompts:
Provide 1 reference that discusses cost containment and patient care.
Articles that can be used for this assignment
Article 1 Channon B. (2014). 5 ways to trim excess costs. HFM (Healthcare Financial Management) 68(6) 42. Retrieved from http://www.hfma.org/hfm/ Library database: Business Source Complete
Article 2 Korda H. & Eldridge G. N. (2011). Payment incentives and integrated care delivery: Levers for health system reform and cost containment. Inquiry 48(4) 277-287 11p. Retrieved from http://inq.sagepub.com/ Library database: Business Source Complete
Article 3 Vianueva D. (2011). Healthcare capital projects: How to avoid common problems. Healthcare Financial Management: Journal of the Healthcare Financial Management Association 65(4) 86-90. Retrieved from http://www.hfma.org/hfm/ Library database: MEDLINE with Full Text
Article 4 Goldberg A. J. & Fleming W. P. (2010). Cost-containment and cost-management strategies. Journal of Healthcare Management 55(5) 308-311. Retrieved from http://www.ache.org/PUBS/jhmsub.cfm Library database: Business Source Complete