Bruce Neumann
Professor
Accounting • Health Administration

BUSB 5106

Bruce Neumann is author or coauthor of numerous articles as well as two texts on financial accounting and two texts on health care financial management. He designed and published a uniform chart of accounts for medical group practices, as well as a system for paying hospitals for prospective capital costs. He has also served on the board or as president of community nonprofit organizations and the Institute of Management Accounting Research Foundation.

His research interests include cost efficiency analyses, reimbursement under Medicare and Medicaid, public policy analyses, and analyses of cost behavior patterns. He focuses on analyses of costs in public and private organizations and on behavioral issues related to the interpretation and use of financial reports. His work has appeared in the Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accountancy, Management Accounting, and Accounting and Business Research.

Neumann has extensive research and consulting interests in healthcare financial management, with numerous articles in healthcare journals such as Healthcare Financial Management, Health Care Management Review, Health Service Journal (UK), and Journal of Long-term Care Administration. Neumann serves as an expert witness in cases involving Medicaid payment to long-term care providers. His litigation support work addresses depreciation and interest costs, cost allocation issues, and analyses of cost behavior patterns. He has conducted several studies of health care occupancy and staffing cases. He has testified before an ALJ in four cases and he has been deposed in numerous other cases.

Neumann served three terms as the director of the accounting program at the Business School. He has also written instructional software for micro-computers.

Education

PhD Accountancy, University of Illinois

MS Accounting, University of Minnesota

BS Business, University of Minnesota

Areas of expertise

Managerial Accounting

Performance Measurement

Health Administration

Research

Innovative and user-oriented 3-volume accounting text: Using Financial Accounting: The Smart Guide to Financial Analysis, Kendall Hunt, 2004

"Determining the Cost of IT Activities & Services,” Communications of the ACM, September 2002

“Cost Management using ABC for IT Activities and Services,” Management Accounting Quarterly, Fall, 2004

“Streamlining Budgeting in the New Millennium,” Strategic Finance, December 2001

Publications and presentations

“Management Control Systems and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Information Overload Constraints,” Cost Management (Journal), 2013.

“Management Control Systems Dilemma: Reconciling Sustainability with Information Overload” Advances in Management Accounting, Vol. 20, 2012.

“A Forensic Audit of Staffing and Census in a Long-Term Care Facility,” co-author with M. Crowdes and D. Neumann, Journal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting, Volume 2: No. 1, January-June, 2010. http://www.bus.lsu.edu/accounting/faculty/lcrumbley/jfia/Articles/v2n1.htm.

“Cost Management using ABC for IT Activities and Services,” Management Accounting Quarterly, Fall, 2004

Innovative and user-oriented 3-volume accounting text: Using Financial Accounting: The Smart Guide to Financial Analysis, Kendall Hunt, 2004

"Determining the Cost of IT Activities & Services,” Communications of the ACM, September 2002

“Streamlining Budgeting in the New Millennium,” Strategic Finance, December 2001

Awards

PricewaterhouseCoopers Term Professor of Accounting, Business School, CU Denver, 2004-07

Fulbright Foundation Specialist (Roster)

IMA Research Foundation (IRF), Board Member, Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), 2007-present, Chair, Academic Committee, 2010-2013 and 2015-2017, Chair, Research Foundation, 2013-2015.

University of Colorado Denver, Outstanding Service Award, 2007

Outstanding Faculty Service Award, Business School, CU Denver, 2006 and 1989

Distinguished Accounting Faculty, Beta Alpha Psi, CU Denver, 1995

Colorado Health Data Commission, appointed Commissioner by Governor Roy Romer, 1992-95

Colorado Commission on Management and Efficiency, Department of Institutions, appointed as Commissioner by Governor Richard Lamm, 1981-82

Twenty sponsored research grants ranging from $4,000 to $1,400,000

Affiliations

Chair: Institute of Management Accounting Research Foundation