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Utilizing Financial Health Indicators for Informed Decision Making (No CE) is a Course

Utilizing Financial Health Indicators for Informed Decision Making (No CE)



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PLEASE NOTE: No CE or certificate are available for this free course.

This course covers many ratios which can be used for bench marking, analysis, and decision-making in maters related to financial management and budgeting. It provides many tools and resources which can assist new and seasoned managers in assuring the financial health of their department and organization.


Public health professionals in all settings, including governmental public health, non-profits, and health systems, with duties which include financial management.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify key financial ratios used to track and benchmark a health services organization’s performance
  • Interpret whether ratio trends are improving or deteriorating over time
  • Discuss how ratio and trend analysis tools can be used as the basis for decision making, and corrective action
  • Explain the value of using uniform chart of accounts to track expenditures for foundational public health services


Noah Stuby, MBA, Deputy Health Commissioner, Greene County Public Health


The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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