212772 Introduction of Ratio and Trend Analysis in Public Health

Sunday, November 8, 2009: 3:55 PM

Peggy A. Honore, DHA , Office of Public Health and Science, US Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
Ratio and trend analysis are fundamental financial management concepts practiced for decades in health care and virtually every other industry (e.g., community health centers, education, school systems, private industry). Information gained through this practice is used to identify financial and operational strengths and weaknesses. This session will introduce the concept to participants.

Learning Objectives:
Formulate a system to identify early warning signs of financial stress.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have over 30 years experience in financial management and I am widely published on the topic of public halth finance.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.