„How to heal the finances of hospitals? Proposals for changes in the system of pricing of health services”
The Department of Managerial Accounting SGH under the guidance of prof. Gertruda Krystyna Świderska organized a conference on „How to heal the finances of hospitals? Proposals for changes in the system of pricing of health services”, which was held on May 14, 2014 in the Warsaw School of Economics.
The aim of the conference was to draw attention to the causes of poor financial situation of public hospitals in Poland. The following subjects were presented:
- What financial consequences for the hospitals result from the fact that budgets (contracts) are too small compared to the economic potential of hospitals (e.g. the problem of unused resources that generate losses).
- What financial consequences for the hospitals result from the fact that costs of stand-by are not taken into account in pricing the services.
- What is the impact of inadequate pricing of services on the financial performance of hospitals.
|11:00 – 11:15
||Opening remarks and welcome|
|11:15 – 11:30
||Information on the completed project of the Ministry of Health and the Warsaw School of Economics entitled “Modern management in health care - training cost accounting and management information and tools for restructuring and consolidation of health care institutions”, co-financed by the European Union under the European Social Fund within the Human Capital Operational Programme (implemented in 2009-2013) |
|11:30 – 13:30
|| The importance of cost information for pricing of health services |
Moderator: prof. dr hab. Gertruda Świderska – Department of Management Accounting SGH
|13:30 – 14:30
|14:30 – 16:30
||How to optimally manage the resources in health care - the problem of unused potential|
Moderator: dr n. med. Mariusz A. Gujski – Editor in Chief of the magazine „Służba Zdrowia”
|16:30 - 17:00
||Summary of the Conference|