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- Quality improvement nets savings. Aston, Geri // AHA News;3/13/95, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p5
Reports that an Illinois quality improvement program helped hospitals save an estimated $118 million in health care costs in 1994. Decrease in hospital stays; Decrease in hospital admission; Comparison of cost-effective care methods.
- Heavy hitters take on hospital-network issues. Lumsdon, Kevin // AHA News;8/28/95, Vol. 31 Issue 35, p7
Reports that health networks will rise or fall on their ability to influence cost-effective patient care. Focus of discussion on `Pacesetters Panel Update' of health care executives; Includes Gordon Sprenger; Richard Neeson; Agreement that loose affiliations of hospitals, doctors and insurers...
- Health-care costs fall. // Christian Science Monitor;2/15/95, Vol. 87 Issue 56, p8
Reports the decline in medical costs for employers, as brought about in a 1994 survey. Reason for the reduction.
- Cost-effective health care: New data. Kalies, Ralph F. // Employee Benefits Journal;Jun97, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p5
Focuses on components of cost-effective health care programs in the United States. Need for health care to be coordinated and patient-centered; Provision of data on health care to purchasers to help them in their decision making process; Negotiations and reimbursements; Description of the...
- Cost containment is a group effort. Nelson, William H. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Apr96, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p10
Focuses on improving clinical outcomes as a way for healthcare financial managers to manage costs in their organizations. Improving patient care processes; Determining how to provide significant incentives to motivate healthcare service professionals to work effectively.
- Cost accounting helps ensure group practice profitability. Conrad, Katharine A.; Nagle, Constance B. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Nov96, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p60
Discusses how cost accounting can help physician group practices in the United States to facilitate the management process by identifying the true relationship between practice expenses and revenues. Development of unit of service costs; Definition of cost centers; Cost allocation; Uses of cost...
- Half Of Employers Responding To Survey On Health Care Believe Employee Involvement Has Greatest Impact On Costs. // Insurance Advocate;11/3/2001, Vol. 112 Issue 42, p48
Presents the result of an Internet-based survey conducted by the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH) regarding the costs of health care. Factors that reduce the costs of health care; Goal of the organization; Information on NBCH.
- The LI health care puzzle. Goldberg, Carol // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);11/22/93, Vol. 40 Issue 47, Magazine p19
Reports on the efforts of Long Island hospitals and doctors to form cost-effective associations. State mandate to eliminate excess beds; Innovative ways to escape fiscal trauma; Public concerns. INSET: Fact summary..
- Containing health care costs spurred by vigilance. Havas, Adrian // Las Vegas Business Press;1/23/95, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p11
Focuses on the containment of health care costs in the United States. Increase in costs because of new technology, increase in number of patients, and insurance; Evolution of health care in the US; Mental health services; Costliness of health care in Nevada.
- WC fund/health network integration benefits Tenn. Lonkevich, Dan // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;8/12/96, Vol. 100 Issue 33, p46
No abstract available.