Using project management to improve month-end reporting in a hospital Academic Article uri icon


  • Project management tools such as critical path method (CPM) or program evaluation and review technique (PERT) were used to improve month-end reporting process in a rural hospital. PERT was applied to identify opprotunities to reduce the length of the accounts receiveable cycle and to examine problems inmanaging a hospital's accounts. Use of project management tools also helped the administrators, controllers and data entry clerks of rural hospitals to better manage hospital's operational resources.

published proceedings

  • Production and Inventory Management Journal

author list (cited authors)

  • Ct, M. J., & Richard Daugherty, C.

complete list of authors

  • Côté, MJ||Richard Daugherty, C

publication date

  • December 2000