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NUFF5460M
Module Reading List 2016-17

Management of Finance for Health, 2017/18, Semester 2
Thomas Dessoffy
t.r.dessoffy@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Key words: budgeting, resource allocation, resource management, costing, value for money

Essential reading

Green, A.T. 2007. An introduction to health planning for developing health systems , third edition Oxford: Oxford University Press, chapter 11: Resource allocation and budgeting Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Green, A. 1992 Financial management in times of severe resource constraints: the role of the district manager Tropical Doctor 24 pp7-10. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Green A. ed. 2013 NHS finance : introductory guide , 11 Ed., London: HFMA.

Glynn, J.J., et al. eds. 1996. Achieving value for money . London Philadelphia : W.B. Saunders, 1996

Shepard D, S., et al. 2000. Analysis of hospital costs : a manual for managers Geneva: WHO

Walley, J. 1994 Health planning and resource allocation in a changing Vietnam.  Journal of health organization and management . 8 (4) pp18-27.

Top of page

a. Financial Management

Atrill, P, and McLaney, E. 1999. Management accounting for non-specialists London : Prentice Hall Europe

Barnum, H. and Kutzin, J. 1993. Public hospitals in developing countries : resource use, cost, financing  Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press.

Coombs, H. M. and Jekins, D.E. 2002. Public Sector Financial Management  3rd edition.  London: Chapman & Hall

Green, A. 1992. Managing District Finances Tropical Doctor. 24 pp3-5.

Green, A. 1992. Financial management in times of severe resource constraints: the role of the district manager Tropical Doctor 24 pp7-10.

Griffin, C. C. 1992.   Health care in Asia : a comparative study of cost and financing Washington: The World Bank.

Millichamp, A. H. 1992. Finance for non-financial managers : an active-learning approach London: D P Publications.

United Nations. 1991 Government financial management in least developed countries New York: United Nations.

Wood, F. 2005. Business Accounting 10th edition London: Pitman Press.

b. Resource Allocation

Berman, P. 1989. Cost efficiency in primary health care: studies of health facilities in Indonesia  Health policy and planning . 4 (4) pp316-322. (A methodology for cost comparison.)

Carr-Hill, R. and Sheldon, T. 1992 Rationality and the use of formulae in the allocation of resources to health care.  Journal of public health medicine .  14 (2) 117-126

Chae, Y. et al. 1989 Application of goal programming to improve resource allocation for health services in Papua New Guinea. The international journal of health planning and management . 4 (2) pp81-95.

Waddiington, C. et al. 1998. Financial infromation at distric level. Health policy and planning. 4 (3) 207-218.

Walley, J. 1994.  Health planning and resource allocation in a changing Vietnam. Journal of health organization and management . 8 (4) pp18-27.

World Bank. 1988 World development report 1988 : opportunities and risks in managing the world economy ; public finance in development . New York: Oxford University Press

c. Budgeting

Creese. A. and Parker, D. 1994. Cost analysis in primary health care : a training manual for programme managers Geneva: World Health Organization.

Garbutt, D. 1985. How to budget and control cash  Aldershot: Gower. (For small businesses but well-explained.)

Green A.T. 2006. Introduction to health planning in developing countries , 3rd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, chapter 11: Resource allocation and budgeting

Hanson, K. and Gilson, L. 1993 Cost, resource use and financing methodology for basic health services : a practical manual . New York: UNICEF (A manual on how to cost services and review efficiency.)

Henley, D. C. et. al. 1992.   Public sector accounting and financial control Van Nostrand: Reinhold.

Shepard, D. S, et al. 2000 Analysis of hospital costs : a manual for managers Geneva: WHO

d. Audit and Value for Money

Buttery, R. and Simpson, R.K. 1986. Internal audit in the public sector  London and New York: CIPFA/Faulkner.

CIMA. 1996. CIMA, study text. Stage 4, paper 15, Information management . London: BPP Publishing Ltd

CIPFA. 1994   Auditing the public services : a contribution to the debate on the future of auditing . London: CIPFA.

Jones, P.C. and Bates, J.G. 1990. Public sector auditing : practical techniques for an integrated approach Chapman and Hall.

Glynn, J.J. et al. eds. 1996 Achieving value for money . London Philadelphia : W.B. Saunders.

Wrobel, S. et al. 2010. Reducing Delays in the Cardiac Cath Lab with Six Sigma . Bainbridge Islad: WA, USA. Available online from: http://www.isixsigma.com/new-to-six-sigma/dmaic/reducing-delays-cardiac-cath-lab-six-sigma/

e. Financing

Akin, J. S. 1987 Financing health services in developing countries : an agenda for reform . Washington: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, The World Bank

Appleby, J. 2013. Future payment systems in the NHS. London: The Kings Fund. Available online from: http://www.hfma.org.uk/download.ashx? type=infoservice&id=644

Dunlop, D. W. and Mortins, J.M. 1995 An international assessment of health care financing : lessons for developing countries . Washington: Economic Development Institute of the World Bank

N.B. The Kings fund has produced a comprehensive reading list on the NHS, covering a lot of the financial areas. This can be found at the website:

http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/sites/files/kf/field/field_pdf/Library-reading-list-Introduction-to-the-NHS-Jul2012.pdf

This list was last updated on 12/01/2017