website and financial statements from your organization

IHP-450 Select a Capital Budget Item

Wanting to surface as many good ideas as possible, your organization has invited all employees to submit capital budget proposals that would help the organization respond to industry trends and achieve its mission and strategic goals. Employees who submit a proposal that is accepted for implementation will receive a $2,500 bonus.

Review the website and financial statements from your organization (the organization you have selected for your final project— Venice Family Clinic or Joslin Diabetes Center). Identify a capital budget item that you will use as the basis of your capital budget proposal. Note that while you will submit a single proposal, your proposal might include multiple items. For example, you might propose that the organization acquire a new piece of equipment. Implementation of that item (the equipment) might require additional items such as software, spare parts, etc.

Suggestion: The developer must stipulate a monetary limit and or a financial denial list, such as: Your department will not be permitted to BUILD A NEW BUILDING or purchase ‘Epic’ or purchase a cell phone and app. for everyone in Boston, Massachusetts that has diabetes that is a patient for the clinic.


1. Identify a Capital Budget Asset or Expenditure that you will use for your department’s proposal.


A. Purchase of a vehicle to transport patients B. Purchase and training of telemedicine alternatives for patients and staff to communicate C. Purchase of DCA Vantage Hemoglobin A1C Analyzer D. Purchase of Accu-Chek Glucometer for patients E. Purchasing mobile computer work stations F. Purchase or lease a new computer system with hospital cost accounting software that will tie in to all clinic locations

Not to be Considered:

1. Purchase of a new building for millions of dollars



2. Purchase or lease of a new EMR system for hundreds of thousands of dollars 3. Purchase of a helicopter 4. Construction of a new building for millions of dollars 5. Purchase of cell phones and diabetes app for everyone in the greater Boston area that is a patient of the clinic

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