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WMBA 6608 Healthcare Financial Management and Economics: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

Course Readings

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Colla, C. H., Lewis, V. A., Shortell, S. M., & Fisher, E. S. (2014). First national survey of ACOs finds that physicians are playing strong leadership and ownership roles. Health Affairs, 33(6), 964–971.

Cutler, D., & Scott Morton. F. (2013). Hospitals, market share, and consolidation. Journal of the American Medical Association, 310(18), 1964–1970.

Esquibell, T., & Spivey, K. (2015, 01). Budgeting best practices. Health Facilities Management, 28(1), 22–25.

Fisher, E. S., Shortell, S. M., Kreindler, S. A., Van Citters, A. D., & Larson, B. K. (2012). A framework for evaluating the formation, implementation, and performance of accountable care organizations. Health Affairs, 31(11), 2368–2378.

Glied, S., & Miller, E. A. (2015). Economics and health reform: Academic research and public policy. Medical Care Research and Review, 1–16.

Khullar, D., Chokshi, D., Kocher, R., Reddy, A., Basu, K., Conway, H., & Rajkumar, R. (2015). Behavioral economics and physician compensation—Promise and challenges. New England Journal of Medicine, 372(24), 2281–2283.

McClellan, M. (2015). Accountable care organizations and evidence-based payment reform. Journal of the American Medical Association, 313(21), 2128–2130.

Mitton, C., Dionne, F., & Donaldson, C. (2014). Managing healthcare budgets in times of austerity: The role of program budgeting and marginal analysis. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 12(2), 95–102.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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