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*  Factors affecting hospital length of stay and hospital charges associated with road traffic-related injuries in Iran | BMC...
Third, total hospital charges are billed charges and do not reflect actual payments nor true hospital costs due to factors such ... Moreover, the non-medical direct costs such as transportation costs and the indirect costs related to lost productivity, as ... Total hospital charges are the amount billed by the hospitals for the services and do not reflect the actual medical costs for ... Measuring these costs, although important, was beyond the scope of this study. Fourth, information such as pre-hospital ...
  https://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1472-6963-13-281
*  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/
*  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
*  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/
*  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
*  Monitor urges NHS foundation trusts over hospital costs - PharmaTimes
The regulator of NHS foundation trusts is urging them to start delivering hospital cost savings earlier in the year in order to ... The regulator of NHS foundation trusts is urging them to start delivering hospital cost savings earlier in the year in order to ... Mr Hay also pointed out that as planned cost savings will remove one-fifth of the sector's cost base by 2015, it is likely that ... "Decreasing margins driven by the current economic climate and a focus on cost-saving and efficiency now should give trusts the ...
  http://www.pharmatimes.com/news/monitor_urges_nhs_foundation_trusts_over_hospital_costs_976396
*  Rural vs. urban: A comparison of hospital costs and charges
... according to a broad analysis of Medicare costs and charges by iVantage Health Analytics, a firm that compiles a hospital ... Rural acute care hospitals charge far less than their urban counterparts, ... Cost comparison. The analysis revealed the direct costs rural hospitals incur to provide care were on average higher than their ... That means two-thirds of all hospitals charge more than the average rural hospital. In contrast, urban hospitals earned an ...
  https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/finance/rural-vs-urban-a-comparison-of-hospital-costs-and-charges.html
*  Hospital Costs Rise At Slower Rate In '85 - tribunedigital-orlandosentinel
... but still will be well below the state average.The average per-patient bill at Brevard hospitals is ... Hospital charges in Brevard County are expected to go up an average of 13 percent this year, ... The estimates are contained in budgets submitted to the state Hospital Cost Containment Board in Tallahassee by Florida's 217 ... Some hospital officials attribute dropping occupancy rates to patients leaving hospitals sooner and to the fact that fewer ...
  http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1985-08-08/news/0320110141_1_hospital-charges-hospital-stay-average-hospital
*  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
*  What Are a Hospital's Costs? Utah System Is Trying to Learn - The New York Times
Most businesses know the cost of everything that goes into producing what they sell - essential information for setting prices ... "We have bent the cost curve," Dr. Lee said.. Inpatient hospital costs account for nearly 30 percent of health care spending in ... the hospital bears the cost. To make money, medical centers have to figure out what it actually costs to provide care and how ... The hospital has been able to calculate, for instance, the cost per minute in the emergency room (82 cents), in the surgical ...
  https://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/08/health/what-are-a-hospitals-costs-utah-system-is-trying-to-learn.html
*  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
*  Hospitalists helping reduce patients' lengths of stay, hospital costs - Mississippi Business Journal
Sinai Hospital in New York, patients seen by hospitalists had a 16% reduced length of stay and reduced costs of over $700 per ... Hospitalists helping reduce patients' lengths of stay, hospital costs. Posted by: Lynn Lofton in FOCUS January 29, 2007 ... "Initially, hospital systems were looking to reduce costs by providing more efficient and timely care of hospitalized patients ... Hospital medicine is growing rapidly in the United States. According to the Society for Hospital Medicine, there were 15,000 ...
  http://msbusiness.com/2007/01/hospitalists-helping-reduce-patients8217-lengths-of-stay-hospital-costs/
*  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
*  Bill to Limit Hospital Costs for NV Seniors Gets Hearing / Public News Service
Right now, some hospitals in Nevada charge patients for the full bill rather than the lower Medicare rates, based on the ... a bill that would make sure seniors are charged lower Medicare rates by hospitals if they are injured in an accident in which ... lawyers try to approach these hospitals and explain that there wasn't adequate insurance and ask the hospital to reduce its ... "And sometimes the hospitals are willing to negotiate, and other times they aren't.". According to Bradley, there is no national ...
  https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-08/senior-issues/bill-to-limit-hospital-costs-for-nv-seniors-gets-hearing/a57601-1
*  U.S. Gun Injuries Nearing $3 Billion in ER, Hospital Costs - Drugs.com MedNews
... at a cost of 2.8 billion a year, a new study says. Th ... U.S. Gun Injuries Nearing $3 Billion in ER, Hospital Costs. ... U.S. Gun Injuries Nearing $3 Billion in ER, Hospital Costs. Print this page ... The average annual per-patient ER cost was slightly more than $5,000. Average in-patient hospital charge for gunshot victims ... Of the patients in the study, more than 8 percent died in the ER or after admission to the hospital. Death rates were highest ...
  https://www.drugs.com/news/u-s-gun-injuries-nearing-3-billion-er-hospital-costs-67227.html
*  When doctors and patients share in decisions, hospital costs go up - UChicago Medicine
... want to participate in their medical decisions end up spending more time in the hospital and raising costs of their hospital ... When doctors and patients share in decisions, hospital costs go up. May 28, 2013 ... spent about 5 percent more time in the hospital and incurred about 6 percent higher costs. ... which pay less than the cost of care, had longer than average stays and higher costs. ...
  http://www.uchospitals.edu/news/2013/20130528-decision-making.html
*  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 ...
  http://hin.com/blog/tag/hospital-cost/