Clinical Costing Techniques and Analysis in Modern Healthcare Systems
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Clinical Costing Techniques and Analysis in Modern Healthcare Systems

Ronald Ma (Austin Health, Australia)
Release Date: July, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 265
ISBN13: 9781522550822|ISBN10: 1522550828|EISBN13: 9781522550839|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5082-2


Hospital funding plays an important role in strengthening healthcare and medical resources. Utilizing comprehensive costing systems to accommodate clinical and financial data leads to improved patient care both clinically and financially.

Clinical Costing Techniques and Analysis in Modern Healthcare Systems provides innovative insights into the connections between statistical information and financial systems within clinical settings. The content within this publication delves into business intelligence, clinical decision making, and electronic health records. It is geared towards medical practitioners and professionals, hospital administrators, and researchers seeking valuable insights centered on clinical variations of healthcare data as well as the role of information systems in linking productivity and performance management.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Budget Development
  • Business Intelligence
  • Clinical Decision Making
  • Costing Standards
  • Data Analytics
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Financial Information
  • Funding Management
  • Revenue Allocation

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Ronald Ma graduated with Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, and specialised in surgery. He graduated with Post-graduate Diploma and Master of Public Health with First Class Honours from The University of Auckland in 2004 following which he was awarded the Doctor of Philosophy at the School of Population Health. He is currently employed in the Austin Health. He writes and presents on the issues of Public Health, the Participatory Action Research approaches to promote the well-being of ethnic minorities, and Health Economics including Clinical Costing.