Short Course on Hospital Financial Management

Course Objectives

  1. To provide the short course participants with an understanding of the theories, concepts, principles, and techniques in finance and their application to Philippine hospitals (e.g., capital finance and
    investment decision-making, capital budgeting techniques, discounted cash flow analysis, financial ratio analysis, management of working capital);
  2. To enhance the skills of the short course participants in performing the above through the use of problem sets, lecture-discussion, sharing of best practices;
  3. To provide the short course participants with an overview of the Philippine Health Situation and National Health Accounts; Directions and Thrusts of the Department of Health in relation to the
    government hospitals’ accounting and financial management; the government budgeting process in relation to hospitals and public finance; the Development Bank of the Philippines’ Sustained
    Health Care Investment Program and loan process and procedures; Socio-Economic Indicators for Hospitals and the Health Sector;
  4. To provide the short course participants with insights and an overview of public-private partnerships as applied to government hospitals and their legal implications; a hospital’s legal liability for
    medical malpractice; legal viewpoint and perspectives on the anti-detention act, writ of habeas data, and no deposit law; the legal considerations and implications of a hospital’s credit and collection
    policies and procedures.

Methods: Lecture-discussion, problem sets, sharing
of best practices and valuable lessons learned.