212828 Presentation of case studies demonstrating the use of ratio and trend analysis to access financial and operational strengths and weaknesses

Sunday, November 8, 2009: 4:40 PM

Matthew Stefanak , Board of Health Commissioner, Mahoning County District Board of Health, Youngstown, OH
This session will provide results of ratio analysis conducted in a public health district in the state of Ohio. A description of the process, results, and benefits will be provided.

Learning Objectives:
Describe the value-added by conducting ratio analysis.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have used financial ratios developed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; supported Public Health Financing Steering Committee since 1997 to monitor trends in local health department financial performance. I have actively promoted the adoption of a standardized set of financial indicators by all 130 local health departments in Ohio.
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.