Financial environment and financial accounting

Financial environment and financial accounting

Financial Terminology Paper

Unit outcomes addressed in this Assignment:

Review forms of business organizations and ownership, tax laws, third-party payers and managed care.
Review basic concepts of financial accounting and methods.
Interpret financial accounting information.
Course outcome addressed in this Assignment:

HA520-3: Evaluate healthcare documents in order to conduct analysis, create financial budgets, and implement strategic plans

Locate at least two recent healthcare industry related articles about these financial terms: balance sheet, shareholder?s equity, EBITDA, EBITDAM, financial ethics, financial benchmarking, financial trend analysis, and ratio analysis.

Your paper must include:

A brief summary of the articles
An explanation of the financial terms
A discussion of the terms? application to healthcare finance

Include at least five references sources

At least two of the five references must be peer-reviewed references

A peer-reviewed reference is any source that has gone through some kind of peer-review, which means that it has been checked out by other professionals in the field to confirm its quality.

Peer -reviewed sources include:

* Articles in academic journals

* Textbooks from reputable publishers

* Some websites from reliable sources (e.g. government departments, universities, etc.).

Examples of Peer-Reviewed References in APA format:

Baker, J. J., & Baker, R. W. (2009). Healthcare finance. New York, NY: Jones & Bartlett Publishers.

Chowdhury, A., & Chowdhury, S. P. (2010). Impact of capital structure on firm’s value: Evidence from bangladesh. Business and Economic Horizons, 3(3) 111?112. Retrieved from

Groppelli, A. A., & Nikbakht, E. (2006). Finance. New York, NY: Barron’s Educational ChowdSeries.

Gul, S., Sajid, M., & Razzaq, N. (2012). The relationship between dividend policy and shareholder’s wealth. Economies and Finance Review,2(2), 55?59. Retrieved from
Title: Healthcare Finance
Edition: 6th (2016)
Author: Gapenski
Publisher: Health Administration Press
Book ISBN: 978-1567937411