Relationship between Net working capital and Cash flows in General Hospitals, Hospitals

병원의 현금흐름 종류가 순운전자본에 미치는 영향

  • Received : 2017.04.12
  • Accepted : 2017.06.09
  • Published : 2017.06.30


This study calculated the cash flow using the financial information by fiscal year for 25 general hospitals and 23 hospitals, and analyzed the relationship between cash flow and net working capital. The analysis results showed that 73.3% of general hospitals and 83.3% of hospitals did not secure funds required for operating activities by fiscal year. The cash flow types that affect net working capital were expenses not involving cash outflows and changes in borrowings in general hospitals, and expenses not involving cash outflows and income not involving cash inflows and changes in borrowings in hospitals. However, in case of shortage of funds required for operating activities, at general hospital, due to expenses not involving cash outflows being high and income not involving cash inflows being low and resulting in increased borrowing, at hospital, due to expenses not involving cash outflows being high and resulting in increased borrowing. Therefore, for the stability of cash flow in management activities, the adequacy and relevance of the expenses not involving cash outflows need to be reviewed, and it will be necessary to review the appropriate internal policy measures to systematically and rationally manage cash flow in consideration of cash flows.


Net working capital;Cash flows;General Hospital and Hospital


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