Ealthcare Management budgeting and the funding process
Please discuss the following prompt that is referring to budgeting within a healthcare facility or department.
An environment of limited financial resources infers that there will be winners and losers. No matter how standardized the evaluation process for capital proposals, some requests will not be funded. How should the process of communicating funding decisions be handled to reduce conflict, minimize destructive behaviors, and maintain morale?
Buchbinder, SB, and Shanks, NH. (2012). Introduction to health care management. (2nd ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.