A Model for Evaluating Financial Viability of a Hospital

  • C. C. Pegels
Conference paper
Part of the Health Systems Research book series (HEALTH)


Financial ratio analysis is a procedure for evaluating the financial position of a corporation or institution, such as a hospital, by linking through the calculation of a ratio, different parts of the corporation’s or institution’s financial statements. These ratios provide clues about the status of particular aspects of the financial condition of the organization.


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  1. Alpha Center for Health Planning (1979) The Analysis of Hospital Financial Viability, April, 1979.Google Scholar
  2. Caruana, R. A. and G. Kudder (June, 1978 ) “Seeing Through the Figures with Ratios,” Hospital Financial Management, p. 6.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag , Berlin Heidelberg 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. C. Pegels
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  1. 1.Department of Management Science and Systems, School of ManagementState University of New York at BuffaloBuffaloUSA

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