This assignment broadens the students understanding and knowledge of the various roles financial management and nursing leaders play in the business of healthcare.
Have you ever said to yourself “If we only did things this way, this department/unit would more efficiently and cost effective? Or, what about “I have an idea to improve care and save money?”
For this assignment, the student will identify a workplace/unit issue or concern.
Create a plan related to the issue/concern that could help the unit become more efficient and cost effective.
A major emphasis of this assignment is to focus upon on how to be more cost effective without compromising quality and safety.
How can the plan improve the fiscal health of the department and/or unit?
Areas and ideas to consider might include:
• Charge for procedures not previously charged for
• Changing brands of items
• Creating a new department