*  Need surgery? Good luck getting hospital cost info
Many hospitals wont be able to tell you, at least not right away - if at all. And if you shop... ... Want to know how much a hip replacement will cost? ... Many hospitals "are just completely unprepared" for cost ... Costs vary from center to center because "there is no standard pricing among hospitals across the country. Each hospital ... Want to know how much a hip replacement will cost? Many hospitals won't be able to tell you, at least not right away - if at ...
  http://www.sify.com/finance/need-surgery-good-luck-getting-hospital-cost-info-news-health-ncmcJlfbgjc.html?ref=slideout
*  Assessing the Impact of Drug Use on Hospital Costs - RWJF
This study determined that prescription drugs do have a positive effect on hospital expenditures by either preventing ... hospitalization or resulting in cost savings once patients have been admitted. ... This suggests that the primary source of hospital cost savings is through reduced need of intensive care services or reduced ... Assessing the Impact of Drug Use on Hospital Costs. * * Publisher: Health Administration Press ...
  https://www.rwjf.org/en/library/research/2009/02/assessing-the-impact-of-drug-use-on-hospital-costs.html
*  Reducing Hospital Costs - The Washington Post
The hospital more than $750,000 a year. The hospital, at no additional cost according to administrators there, has been able to ... Hospitals employing the system do not need a computer, although a computer is needed to construct it. What hospitals do need is ... The system, adopted in May here by Greater Southeast Community Hospital, has enabled the hospital to increase its occupancy ... it has been only recently that hospitals have come under pressure to find ways to minimize their costs and increase their ...
  https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1977/07/18/reducing-hospital-costs/48d57707-8b0c-4cd6-af46-1316558ed9a5/
*  D.C. Hospital Costs - The Washington Post
1 editorial "Your Next Hospital Bill.". True, hospital costs have risen higher than the overall rate of inflation. Your ... Many of the reasons for hospital cost increases are well known: increased pay rates, increased technology, increased costs of ... Comparison of 1978 hospital costs in the District of Columbia with those in suburban Maryland and northern Virginia is grossly ... hospitals include a highly specialized children's hospital that serves the entire region, three fine university hospitals, a ...
  https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1979/01/12/dc-hospital-costs/54982b8b-1d54-4ec4-8a8a-14bdb98073f4/
*  Hospital Costs and Excess Bed Capacity: A Statistical Analysis
... hospitals which enables us to analyze the cost of excess bed capacity. A new estimate is worth making for at least two reasons ... First, recent changes in the economic environment in which hospitals operate has caused their utilization rates in the U.S. to ... Our results, based on conservative estimates of the average optimal occupancy rate, indicate an annual cost of excess bed ... Second, the present paper employs econometric techniques of cost estimation not previously applied to this problem, with ...
  https://ideas.repec.org/p/ucb/calbwp/93-209.html
*  Higher Hospital Costs Found for Surgical Patients Who Smoke
Cigarette smoking contributes to significantly higher hospital costs for smokers undergoing elective general surgery, according ... found that hospital costs for smokers who had more complex procedures were 6 percent higher compared with hospital costs for ... American College of Surgeons Media Press Releases Journal (JACS) Press Releases Higher Hospital Costs Found for Surgical ... Researchers then examined hospital costs in three areas: the operation, subsequent readmission within 30 days of discharge, and ...
  https://www.facs.org/media/press-releases/jacs/highercosts0512
*  States carry hospital costs | CQ News
... which was almost double the growth of Federal Government hospital funding in the same period. ... But the cost of primary healthcare, which includes GPs and allied health, was shared evenly between the Federal Government and ... State governments' hospital spending increased 79% in 10 years, which was almost double the growth of Federal Government ... The report showed state governments' hospital spending increased $10.6 billion between 2002-03 and 2012-2013. ...
  https://www.cqnews.com.au/news/states-carry-hospital-costs/2489554/
*  When Doctors And Patients Share In Decisions, Hospital Costs Go Up - Redorbit
When Doctors And Patients Share In Decisions, Hospital Costs Go Up. by editor ... want to participate in their medical decisions end up spending more time in the hospital and raising costs of their hospital ... which pay less than the cost of care, had longer than average stays and higher costs. ... "The result that everyone would have liked, that patients who are more engaged in their care do better and cost less, is not ...
  http://www.redorbit.com/news/health/1112857912/when-doctors-and-patients-share-in-decisions-hospital-costs-go-up/
*  Tips for Consumers to Shop Around Amid Wildly Differing Hospital Costs | Fox Business
Here are some expert tips to curb your costs for pre-planned hospital procedures. ... A recent study found medical costs at hospitals vary wildly for patients, so don't pay more than you have to. ... "Hospitals are the worst places for these costs.". No. 2: Get the billing code ahead of time. This code will allow you to call ... Tips for Consumers to Shop Around Amid Wildly Differing Hospital Costs. By Kate Rogers. Published May 13, 2013. FOXBusiness ...
  https://www.foxbusiness.com/features/tips-for-consumers-to-shop-around-amid-wildly-differing-hospital-costs
*  Study shows inpatient palliative care reduces hospital costs and readmissions | EurekAlert! Science News
Further, the study shows the hospital can get the expertise it needs through a collaborative relationship with a community ... and a new study shows that inpatient palliative care can also significantly lower the cost of hospitalization and the rate of ... Palliative care provided in the hospital offers known clinical benefits, ... Study shows inpatient palliative care reduces hospital costs and readmissions. Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News ...
  https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-10/mali-ssi101614.php
*  Pancreatic surgery complications impact hospital costs more than length of stay
... post-operative complications have a far greater impact on total cost than does how long the patient stays in the hospital, ... Health System , Office of the Vice Chancellor and Dean , Pancreatic surgery complications impact hospital costs more than ... ... "There's an exponential increase in cost once there's a complication, with an impact on hospital charges that far outpaces a ... Pancreatic surgery complications impact hospital costs more than length of stay. Research from the UC Davis Comprehensive ...
  http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/leadership/8695
*  Pancreatic surgery complications impact hospital costs more than length of stay
... post-operative complications have a far greater impact on total cost than does how long the patient stays in the hospital, ... "There's an exponential increase in cost once there's a complication, with an impact on hospital charges that far outpaces a ... Pancreatic surgery complications impact hospital costs more than length of stay. Research from the UC Davis Comprehensive ... Shriners Hospital Physicians Listed as Top Doctors in Sacramento. - Shriners Childrens Hospital-Northern California. December ...
  http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/surgery/8695
*  California health insurers blame rising hospital costs for premium increases | The Olympian
... the industry is seeking to shift the debate over escalating health care costs to the rising price of hospital care. ...
  http://www.theolympian.com/news/nation-world/national/article25276642.html
*  Determinants of hospital costs in community acquired pneumonia | European Respiratory Society
Determinants of hospital costs in community acquired pneumonia. Burcu Karaboga, Ugur Bilge, Aykut Cilli ... Determinants of hospital costs in community acquired pneumonia Message Subject (Your Name) has sent you a message from European ... Major determinants of costs were length of hospital stay, use of antipseudomonal antibiotic combination, use of antibiotic ... This study investigated direct costs and related factors for hospitalised CAP patients. Direct hospitalisation costs and ...
  http://erj.ersjournals.com/content/40/Suppl_56/P2556
*  Ipas | Public hospital costs of treatment of abortion complications in Nigeria
Public hospital costs of treatment of abortion complications in Nigeria. Public hospital costs of treatment of abortion ... all public hospitals in these 3 states spend US $807 442 on PAC. This cost could be reduced by shifting service provision to an ... and staff time spent in 17 public hospitals were used to estimate the per-case and annual costs of postabortion care (PAC) ... PAC with treatment of moderate complications (US $112) cost 60% more per case than simple PAC (US $70). In cases needing simple ...
  https://www.ipas.org/en/Resources/Ipas%20External%20Publications/Public-hospital-costs-of-treatment-of-abortion-complications-in-Nigeria.aspx
*  hospital cost « Healthcare Intelligence Network
... hospital cost, hospital costs, hospital profitability, Hospitals. Posted in Healthcare Costs, Healthcare Trends, Hospitals, ... Tags: hospital cost, hospital death, hospital infection, infection. Posted in Healthcare Costs, Hospital Infections, Hospitals ... Tags: hospital, hospital cost, hospital delays. Posted in Healthcare Administration, Healthcare Costs, Hospitals, Infographics ... Infographic: 3 Simplified Hospital Case Costing Methods. January 24th, 2018 by Melanie Matthews To assess hospital ...
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*  Hospital Costs Go Public: What Changes In Health Care? | WHQR
But hospitals and health care has never been required to have an idea of what the actual costs are. If you ask a hospital CEO ... I mean, a hospital is fixed-cost business that has beds that in order for the economic model of a hospital to work, those beds ... If these costs or these charges are arbitrarily set, let's say something costs $100, but the hospital only ends up collecting $ ... one concern is that people actually start flocking to higher-cost hospitals or higher-charge hospitals thinking that it offers ...
  http://whqr.org/post/hospital-costs-go-public-what-changes-health-care
*  Hospital costs fears - Biggleswade Today
12/09/13 New GV's of Bedford Hospital'Bedford Hospital PNL-170102-114239001 Published: 10:20 Thursday 29 June 2017 ... The British Medical Association this week lashed out at the multi million pound cost of the local Sustainability and ... Dr Porter said: "Millions of patients nationally will be affected by hospital and bed closures under these so-called ' ... There are fears that Bedford hospital will lose services and patients will have to travel to Milton Keynes. ...
  https://www.biggleswadetoday.co.uk/news/health/hospital-costs-fears-1-8031604
*  State Variation in the Hospital Costs of Gun Violence, 2010 and 2014 | Full Report | Urban Institute
Costs per patient were high across states in 2014, ranging from $9,000 to $18,000. The burden of costs shifted from uninsured ... From 2010 to 2014, the rate of hospital use remained stable in Florida, New Jersey, and North Carolina; increased in Kentucky ... This study presents information on the 2014 prevalence and cost of emergency department visits and inpatient hospital stays for ... State Variation in the Hospital Costs of Gun Violence, 2010 and 2014. ...
  https://www.urban.org/research/publication/state-variation-hospital-costs-gun-violence-2010-and-2014/view/full_report
*  Study Shows Nutrition Program Could Result in Hospital Cost Savings
... Making sure people stay nourished in the hospital has ... Studies also show that poor nutrition can result in increased costs of care and longer hospital stays-with the average hospital ... Each program took place at one teaching hospital and one community hospital. ... such as ensuring patients are nourished during their hospital stay, can have a big impact in reducing costs and improving ...
  http://www.todaysdietitian.com/news/exclusive0917.shtml
*  Economic Evaluation of Hospital Costs Associated with Laparoscopic and Open Inguinal Herniorrhaphy - SAGES Abstract Archives
Economic Evaluation of Hospital Costs Associated with Laparoscopic and Open Inguinal Herniorrhaphy. Fernando Spencer Netto, MD ... The purpose of this study was to compare the total hospital costs associated with elective laparoscopic and open inguinal ... Operating room (OR) and total hospital costs (from pre-admission to discharge) for open unilateral inguinal hernia repair were ... There is no statistical difference between OR and total hospital costs when comparing open surgery or laparoscopic techniques ...
  https://www.sages.org/meetings/annual-meeting/abstracts-archive/economic-evaluation-of-hospital-costs-associated-with-laparoscopic-and-open-inguinal-herniorrhaphy/
*  How to Survive Hospital Costs Without Insurance - The Lawful Path
Insurance companies negotiate in secret with hospitals for big discounts on all services, and line-item veto on individual ... How to Survive Hospital Costs Without Insurance. by Gregory Allan Thank you for your interest in my book about how to save ...
  https://www.lawfulpath.com/freerpt/sh/index.php
*  Misdirected Faxes Cost Hospital $387K
Two misdirected faxes cost a New York City hospital $387,200 in a HIPAA settlement. ... Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Inc., part of the Mount Sinai Health System, is the ninth entity this year to settle ...
  http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/technology/misdirected-faxes-cost-hospital-387k?spMailingID=11257276&spUserID=MTY3ODg4NjMzNjQxS0&spJobID=1181207103&spReportId=MTE4MTIwNzEwMwS2
*  Used Wheelchairs and Assistive Equipment, Burlington
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*  KC research finds fish oil may reduce very premature birth | Beach Center
He's spent the first two weeks of life in the neonatal intensive care unit of the University of Kansas Hospital. ... and save nine billion dollars in health care costs. ...
  http://www.beachcenter.org/news/kc-research-finds-fish-oil-may-reduce-very-premature-birth