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- Post-acute-care potential. Snow, Charlotte // Modern Healthcare;01/06/97, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p50
Discusses why acute-care hospitals are being pressured to offer high quality services at lower costs. How competition will affect acute-care hospitals; Whether consolidation and diversification will become priorities to acute-care hospitals. INSET: Outlook 1997..
- Cutting hospital costs. Henderson, Zorika Petic // Human Ecology;Winter94, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p11
Discusses suggestions for cutting hospital costs in correlation with President Bill Clinton's health care reform. Reexamination of the spirit of care; Regional medical centers; Telemedicine as a partial relief from the health care isolation of rural communities; Radiology; Provisions to the...
- Quality vs. cost. Wolfe, Suzanne // RN;Jan99, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p28
Part III. Comments on the impact of hospital cost-cutting measures on the quality and standard of medical care provided by the institutions. Increase of work pressure on staff by hospital administrators; Complaints on trend towards premature hospital discharges; Shortage and obsolescence of...
- Healthcare cost containment from a hospital's viewpoint. // Management Review;Aug84, Vol. 73 Issue 8, p5
Describes cost-containment strategies of U.S. hospitals as a response to spiralling healthcare costs. Restructuring; Vertical integration; Horizontal integration; Diversification.
- Price Transparency Begins at Home. Robinson, James C. // Frontiers of Health Services Management;Spring2007, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p25
No abstract available.
- Business Tactics Offset Rising Health Care Costs. Coffey, Tim // San Diego Business Journal;07/31/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 31, p23
Reports on the launch by hospitals in San Diego, California of specialized care services as a way of offsetting rising health care costs. Launch by Alvarado Hospital of the Community Health Resource Center to provide free medical research services; Opening by Grossmont Hospital of a pulmonary...
- Innovation seen key to cutting costs. Costello, Mary Ann // AHA News;08/21/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 33, p4
Points that innovation in outsourcing can cut product and labor costs. Implication of the 1997 Balanced Management Act to managed care industry in the United States; Case of a hospital which changed the antibiotic used and its administration; Action taken by a hospital system in Poughkeepsie,...
- Impact of Cost Reduction Programs on Short-Term Patient Outcome and Hospital Cost of Total Knee Arthroplasty. Healy, William L.; Iorio, Richard; Ko, John; Appleby, David; Lemos, David W. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Mar2002, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p348
Evaluates the impact of hospital cost reduction programs for total knee arthroplasty on patient outcome. Reduction of resource utilization and hospital cost for total knee arthroplasty; Importance of evaluating cost reduction programs to maintain high quality orthopedic care; Implementation of...
- Bariatric patient training, equipment costs on the rise. // Materials Management in Health Care;Jul2008, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p6
The article reports on the result of the survey conducted by Novation which states that there have been a price increase in the treatment of obese patients among hospitals in Irving, Texas. According to the article, hospitals need to buy specialized equipment and offer staff training in safety...