|Statement||Efraim Turban, editor, in collaboration with John Tanner.|
|Contributions||Turban, Efraim., Tanner, John, 1927-|
|LC Classifications||RA971.3 .C583|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 628 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||628|
|LC Control Number||80013272|
Cost containment in healthcare is a leading policy challenge. Hence, identifying effective policies is vital, but articles evaluating policies on a macro-level are limited and often lack sufficient rigor. Low numbers of evaluations per policy make it challenging to infer effect sizes as well as time- country-, and health system dependency. Many policy options seem understudied and this includes Cited by: Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Hospitals -- United States -- Cost control. Hospitals -- Rates -- United States. Hospitals -- United States -- Cost of operation. View all . Whatever the name of your hospital cost containment team/process, (Product Review, Value Analysis, Product Acquisition and Management, Utilization Management, Cost and Value, Cost Effectiveness, etc.), they are all vehicles to look at every aspect relevant for assessing the total cost of products, practices, and processes. 1. Increasing cost pressure of services, and cost containment in providing all the services promised by the system. 2. The increasing cost of pharmaceuticals 3. Reducing inefficiency in provision of care and eliminating unnecessary care. 4. Coordination of care for patients with chronic illnesses and, similarly, s:
Deep Dive Why hospitals will face greater cost containment efforts in Expenses are rising. Prepare for the new era of cost containment. Hospital-acquired infection rates declined by 17% between and , and day readmission rates also declined. 11 The readmission declines underscore the expectation hypothesis. Although the ACA included a readmission rate penalty, avoiding hospital readmissions is still often contrary to a hospital’s immediate financial interest. The cost of an adverse event or hospital-acquired condition (HAC) may be most easily determined by the cost of an extended length of stay, but other costs also could 0be captured (e.g., diagnostic work-up). Step 2: Determine the cost of implementing. Implementation requires investments in time and resources to promote adoption of the EBP. In book: Health Care and Cost Containment in the European Union our results support the conclusion that indirect costs may be more important than direct costs in determining healthcare .
Cost containment was the theme of hospitals in the s. The balance of power in these institutions shifted from caregivers to the organized purchasers of care, with Medicare and Medicaid becoming a huge governmental influence in all types of hospitals. Some fear this cost containment strategy has a downside – employee overall health. According to BenefitsPro. com, a survey of more than US employees by Guardian Life found that a large percentage avoided routine or recommended medical procedures because of costs. Up front deductible plans often have a price tag of $ per. As defined by Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4), our outcomes from CABGs were already extraordinarily good, with low mortality and morbidity rates. The goal was to make these good outcomes even better by applying a complete reengineering process . A search of the internet for Medical Cost Containment will provide a tremendous amount of information but each website is focused on the product(s) or service(s) provided by the particular company. There are many and varied means of controlling medical cost in workers compensation which span a broader range of services than almost any single company can provide.