TITLE

Rx for a higher dose of quality

AUTHOR(S)
Carlson, Joe
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;9/12/2011 Supplement, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights an analysis of various U.S. hospitals performed by analytics firm Thomson Reuters that hospitals with lower drug spending have enhanced care outcome and profits. Profitable healthcare providers in Thomson Reuters' 100 Top Hospital list spent an average of 6% less on pharmaceuticals and supplies than hospitals not included in the list. The hospitals in the list spent about 987 dollars a case for drugs compared to 1,051 dollars for hospitals not in the list.
ACCESSION #
65811668

 

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