Category Archives: Accounting

Finance Leaders Bemoan Talent Shortage


http://www3.cfo.com/article/2013/4/training_finance-function-training-skills-talent-corporate-executive-board-kruti-bharucha?utm_source=taboola Read the comments in the article.

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LinkedIn conversation…transparency discussion SCO (Surgery Center of Oklahoma)


Follow Mary Pat Oklahoma City hospital posts surgery prices online; creates bidding war kfor.com OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City surgery center is offering a new kind of price transparency, posting guaranteed all-inclusive surgery… 9 days ago Unlike Comment Unfollow Flag … Continue reading

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TA vs GAAP (from a LinkedIn conversation)


Similar benefits for TA also apply to Lean Accounting and Marginal Costing.–me From Tony Rizzo: “Constraints-Accounting, that to which you refer as TA, is useful when one’s questions are designed to enable one to MAKE more money. The corresponding calculations … Continue reading

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What is the cost of a minute of intra-unit patient transport time….from LinkedIn conversation


Follow Brendan What is the cost of a minute of intra-unit patient transport time? The cost of a minute of time in patient transport is a questions we get asked quite often by acute care leaders. Is anyone aware of … Continue reading

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TA (throughput accounting) and TDABC (time driven activity based costing)….the fabric, the ‘warp and woof’ of healthcare accounting?


also see: throughput accounting…a natural for hospitals? Linkedin thread also see: throughput accounting (TA) vs activity based costing (ABC) also see: FTE vs cost accounting… when PUNs equal CUEs also see: When you’re lost, use a map… also see: Graphic Simulation … Continue reading

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Synergy of TDABC and Throughput Accounting…


SHS2013 poster presentation #107  “SHS2013 Clarifying OR Turnover Time Concept Graph” also see:  TA(throughput accounting) and TDABC (time driven activity based costing)…the fabric, the ‘warp and woof’ of healthcare accounting Poster #107 graphically hints how TDABC and Throughput Accounting, when … Continue reading

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throughput accounting…a natural for hospitals? Linkedin thread.


see also: TA (throughput accounting) and TDABC (time driven activity based costing)…the fabric, the ‘warp and woof’ of healthcare accounting?   Throughput Accounting— a natural for Hospitals? In my work with increasing OR productivity, throughput accounting quickly shows the benefits of … Continue reading

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bad research…or bad reporting?


This is an example of the perils (morbidity, mortality, and financial) of mathematical manipulation of data by researchers in basing broad conclusions without more fully understanding the processes and externalities involved: Unnecessary anesthesia adds $1B to health spending – FierceHealthcare … Continue reading

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throughput accounting (TA) vs activity based costing (abc)…


see also: TA (throughput accounting) and TDABC (time driven activity based costing)…the fabric, the ‘warp and woof’ of healthcare accounting? from a Linkedin topic: Just thought I’d expand on some thoughts about Acitivity Based Costing (ABC) vs Thoughput Accounting (TPA): … Continue reading

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accounting and scheduling come together…


It took a few days (alright… quite a few days), but now my accounting software (great company-versatile software) collects accounting data in the standard cost accounting  manner, yet reports it in a Throughput Accounting or Activity-based Accounting way so that … Continue reading

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