TITLE

Economic Viability of a Community-Based Level-IT Orthopaedic Trauma System

AUTHOR(S)
Althausen, Peter L.; Coll, Daniel; Cvitash, Michael; Herak, Al; O'Mara, Timothy J.; Bray, Timothy J.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jan2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 1, p227
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of research which was conducted in an effort to prove that trauma patients with orthopedic injuries bring substantial financial reward to hospital systems and that orthopedic trauma systems should be supported. Researchers wanted to assess whether a community based Level II Orthopedic Trauma System could be economically viable. They found that trauma treatment was profitable and that trauma systems could be economically viable.
ACCESSION #
36330059

 

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