Breakeven Analysis for New Programs and Ventures
In recent years, it has become common for physicians to become managers of new programs and ventures. In some cases, the physician is acting as a manager of a large organization, such as a hospital, nursing home, or integrated delivery system. In other cases, the physician my be acting as an owner of a sole or group practice. In all cases, the physician decision maker needs tools to ascertain the likely profitability of the new programs and ventures. Break-even analysis can be a helpful tool in such situations.