Activity ID



June 30, 2024

Format Type


CME Credit




CME Provider: American Association for Physician Leadership

Description of CME Course

It’s no secret that CEOs need to maintain a significant level of knowledge about their organization’s financial status, but how much do they really need to know? This course introduces areas of vital importance that every CEO should be aware of in relation to the financial health of their organization. After completing this course, leaders will be able to speak authoritatively about important financial concepts, plan for strategic decision making, and unite employees to improve quality and reduce costs.

Topics covered in this course include:

The role of a CEO in health care finance
Overview of health care finance concepts
Strategies for managing organizational growth
Importance of operating margin and other key data points
Tracking Key Performance Indicators and quality metrics
Creating value and community appeal

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Educational Objectives

• Describe the role of a CEO as it relates to an organization’s financial health
• Identify key data points that a health care CEO should be aware of
• Develop solutions for common financial challenges in health care
• Identify and evaluate opportunities for organizational growth
• Create strategies to improve an organization’s operating margin
• Explain the financial risks associated with providing unnecessary care
• Summarize approaches for improving quality through physician engagement
• Establish a culture that attracts top talent and adds community value


Finance, Leadership, Strategic Planning


Practice-based Learning & Improvement

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Physician Well-being activity

Organizational Culture of Wellness

Practice Setting

Physician Executives

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