Cost containment in emergency departments

Welsh, Frank
February 1995
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Feb95, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p42
Trade Publication
Examines the means by which emergency departments control costs and raise revenues. Factors contributing to the general disregard for cost effective measures in emergency departments; Dilemma between raising revenues and controlling costs in the introduction of pulse oximeters; Effects of increased hospital-sponsored ambulatory care centers on emergency departments.


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