Course faculty Shri PR. Ravindran, ACA, CWA with the Participants
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy, the academic arm of Sankara Nethralaya which has carved a niche for itself among Health care and Hospital Management professionals with its trailblazing courses in these subjects like PG Courses in Hospital Management, Certificate Course in Hospital Management and launched the ‘Certificate Course in Hospital Financial Management (CCHFM)’ a highly specialized course to enable finance personnel, administrators and planners of healthcare institutions to better analyze financial data and understand the implications of financial performance of their institutions, the nuances of financial management, ranging from Accounting and Finance to planning and budget reviews and reporting financial outcomes.
Hospital Financial Management assumes vital importance in the field of healthcare as it decides the cost of Medicare to the patients and the bottom line to the hospital which delivers it.
The 2nd Batch of this program conducted on a weekend pattern on Saturdays between 3:00pm to 6:00pm for duration of 12 weeks was well received with senior management personnel like Senior Directors and Senior Managers from reputed healthcare institutions in the city enrolling in it.
The session was handled by Shri PR. Ravindran, ACA, CWA, Management Consultant and former Chief General Manager, Sankara Nethralaya, a highly experienced and seasoned financial professional with long years of experience in diverse areas of financial management in the manufacturing, service and health care sectors.
Participants at the course were highly appreciative of the modules of financial management that were carefully chosen and presented with ease of understanding.
The unique program spanning over 12 sessions successfully ended on 05th July 2014 with the awarding of certificates to the participants by Sri. P.R.Ravindran, former Chief General Manager, Sankara Nethralaya,medical Research Foundation.
The following feedback shared by a Senior Healthcare management member & financial controller from the reputed YRG Medical, Educational and Research Centre, Chennai sums up the sentiments of the participants
This weekend Hospital Financial Management program – is quite useful as Sri. P.R.Ravindran, a reservoir of knowledge, conducted the course with a lot of dedication. He shared his knowledge and experience with the participants in simple languages and made them understand the accounting concepts and principles without using the accounting jargons. He had paid a lot of attention to prepare the PPT and had made the templates in such a manner that it was very easy for the participants to use. His way of involving the participants in taking active part in the course was unique.
The Program ended with a Vote of Thanks by Shri A Mahalingam, Assistant Registrar, the Sankara Nethralaya Academy to the esteemed faculty member for his continued support to the academy and the participants from various healthcare institutions for their trust and confidence on TSNA. Prof S Ramani, Principal, the SN Academy was also present at the certification event. The 3rd Batch of this unique Hospital Financial Management course will be commencing from first week of October 2014.