Write a four to five page double-spaced report (excluding title and reference pages), covering the following:
You are a mid-level manager in a health care organization and you have been asked to prepare a report, with appropriate exhibits, for the senior financial officer.
a. Discuss the roles played by financial ratios in general and analyze the commonly used financial ratios by categories.
b. Additionally, select a local hospital and compare its financial ratios for the most recent three years against the national norms for this type of institution. Include analytical comments and how the organization compares to the national norms as well as any suggestions as to how results could be improved.
Your paper must include an introduction, thesis, and conclusion and be four to five page double-spaced (excluding title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Utilize a minimum of three- to- five scholarly and/or peer-reviewed sources (excluding the course text) that were published within the last five years, in APA format.