Posts Tagged ‘Budgeting and Planning’

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4 Top Cloud Financial Planning Solutions

Planning and Analytics on the Cloud All organizations must perform financial planning and analysis (FP&A), and many want to shift from a complex web of spreadsheets to a cloud-based integrated solution.  This article will introduce financial planning and analysis and survey four cloud-based solutions. An FP&A solution consolidates and integrates all data, rules, and calculations […]

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IBM Planning Analytics with Cloud Pak for Data

What is IBM Planning Analytics with Cloud Pak for Data? IBM offers Planning Analytics for on-premise and on the IBM Cloud; why have they added IBM Planning Analytics on Cloud Pak for Data?  We will cover this question with the following explanations: Why IBM Planning Analytics? What is IBM Cloud Pak for Data? How does […]

Oracle Ending Internet Explorer Support for EPM Cloud

Starting with the 20.09 update, Oracle will cease supporting Internet Explorer as a compatible browser for EPM Cloud applications. This will leave Edge, Chrome, and Firefox ESR as the remaining supported browsers for Windows users. The move away from Internet Explorer is due to the fact that Microsoft has announced that Internet Explorer 11 is […]

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A Key Guide for Oracle EPM Cloud Customers

Oracle’s EPM Cloud Operations Guide is a must-have document for Oracle cloud EPM customers. This guide provides procedures to address many of the most common challenges encountered by customers. Whether it’s performance enhancements, security settings, compatibility questions, etc. – the guide contains instructions for addressing these challenges. No longer do EPM cloud customers have to […]

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Cancer Center’s Forward-Looking Rolling Forecast with Oracle Cloud [Webinar]

In a time of rapid market changes, increasing costs, and rising patient expectations, healthcare organizations need to rethink their approach to business operations – including budgeting and revenue forecasting – in order to achieve their strategic goals. University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC) is transforming a traditional annual operating budget process to a […]

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Oracle EPM Automate Tool – Installation Procedure

About EPM Automate EPM Automate Utility enables Service Administrators to automate many repeatable tasks,  including the following: Import and export metadata, data, artifact and application snapshots, templates, and Data Management mappings Upload files into environments, list files, and delete files from the service Download snapshots, reports, and metadata and data files from the service Run business rules on data, and […]

A Top Physician Group Migrates to PBCS

Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Inc., a legacy Oracle Hyperion Planning customer, needed to refine its finance and labor planning models, as well as provide end users a platform that was simpler and more intuitive to use, and that provided a real-time look into their budgeted bottom line throughout the […]

Budgets: Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Annually

Budgets: Daily, Weekly, Monthly or Annually?

I think most healthcare entities are now moving to a more frequent budget cycle and if academic, they probably have to do a semi-annual legislative budget. They probably also at a minimum re-forecast based on updated actuals once a quarter. Is their value though to gathering actuals daily or weekly and adjusting tactical plans based […]

Understanding the Value of Care–Labor Cost Transparency #OOW14

The current issue of HFMA’s Healthcare Cost Containment newsletter reports that “Labor Cost Transparency” has surpassed “Healthcare Legislation and Mandates” as the biggest driver of healthcare costs according to more than 40% of CEO, CFO and other C-suite executives from more than 112 hospitals and health systems – a shift from six months ago.1 Costing […]

Hospital Price Transparancy

Hospital Price Transparency – Step 1: Understand True Cost

Is there a correlation between price transparency and cost? I read an article in the HFMA Strategic Financial Planning Newsletter recently about this and I can relate my personal experiences to it wholeheartedly. My observations are that hospitals segregate these two activities but I believe they are explicitly linked. I know there are many factors […]

Perficient High-Performance Costing Expressway at #OOW14

The Perficient High-Performance Costing Expressway is powered by Oracle’s Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management as the costing engine and includes key data integrations to the Oracle Enterprise Health Analytics data model for data acquisition from the data warehouse.  We also equip the solution with baseline cost mappings to get started.   See the recent costing webinar […]

The Key to Driving Down Healthcare Costs

Healthcare costs are rising at a faster pace than the economy is growing. Hospitals are often the focus of this concern, because they constitute the largest single component of healthcare spending. When looking at hospital costs, it is important to keep in mind that there are both direct and indirect expenses that contribute to the […]

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