Identify one or more individuals within your healthcare organization to act as “finance counselor”
Throughout this course, you will develop a comprehensive Healthcare Budget Request to promote commitment from leadership to your idea for a healthcare product or service to address gaps or provide opportunities to your organization. For this Assignment, you will begin this effort by developing an executive summary for the proposal. You will also begin work on a spreadsheet workbook that you will utilize to calculate and present financial analysis in support of your idea.
⦁ Reflect on current gaps or opportunities for enhanced services within your healthcare organization.
⦁ Select one of these gaps or opportunities that you would like to analyze and for which you would like to propose a healthcare product or service solution.
⦁ Reflect on the impact this issue/opportunity and product/service solution have (or could have) on various stakeholders and systems across your healthcare organization.
⦁ Identify one or more individuals within your healthcare organization to act as “finance counselor” with whom you can consult on financial and budget items such as costing, estimating, and budget request processes.
⦁ Reflect on the current costs associated with the selected issue or opportunity, including direct financial costs to the organization and financial costs to patients, healthcare providers, and other stakeholders. Also consider non-financial costs, including opportunity costs.
⦁ Consider how you would communicate a proposal to leadership that addresses the selected issue/opportunity within your organization.