Financial management and controlling in hospitals

Short Name
Controlling in hospitals
Module Code
574
Module Coordinator
  • Prof. Dr. Helmut Kehr
Teacher
  • Prof. Dr. Helmut Kehr
Short Description
Financing investments, mechanism of covering operating costs
Learning Objectives

Students will be given an insight into hospital funding (financial support) and the mechanisms used in covering operating
costs. They will get to know the various levels of controlling in hospitals, compare costs and costing systems and
develop performance-oriented models of hospital management.

Contents

Financing investments (general subsidies, financial support for individual projects). Mechanisms for covering operating
costs (general services offered by hospitals, flexible budgeting). Basis of calculations (flat rate financing of individual
cases, special forms of remuneration, budget negotiations). Internal controlling regarding hospitals (prescribed tasks,
necessary expenses, occupancy rates). External controlling regarding hospitals (comparing costs between individual
hospitals, performance-based costs related to certain diseases).

Expertise
Method Competence
Social Competence
Self Competence
Duration in Semester
1
Instruction Language
German
Total Effort
6.0 CrP; an estimated 180 hours
Weekly School Hours
4
Method of Instruction

lectures, seminars

Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points

Referate
Anzahl, Art und Weise wird zu Vorlesungsbeginn bekannt gegeben

Evaluation Standard

Grading pursuant §§ 9 and 12 according to provision (Part I of the exam regulations).

Availability
Semesterly
References

Krankenhausfinanzierungsgesetz
Fallpauschalengesetze
Krankenhausentgeltgesetze
Sozialgesetzbuch (SGB)
Krankenhausreport des WidO, diverse Jahrgänge
Zeitschrift "führen und wirtschaften im Krankenhaus"
Zeitschrift "Das Krankenhaus"
Zeitschrift "Krankenhausumschau"

Study Aids

lecture scripts

Prerequisite Modules
Recommended Prerequisites

101