[A method for reassessment of cost-intensive cases in visceral surgery. Results of project by the German Society for Visceral Surgery].

@article{Lohmann2007AMF,
  title={[A method for reassessment of cost-intensive cases in visceral surgery. Results of project by the German Society for Visceral Surgery].},
  author={R{\"u}diger Lohmann and O. Schaefer and Christian Graeb and Thomas Becker and Enrique Lopez-Haenninen and Stefan Maas and Jan Michael Langrehr},
  journal={Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift fur alle Gebiete der operativen Medizen},
  year={2007},
  volume={78 8},
  pages={748-56}
}
Since the introduction of diagnosis-related groups (DRGs) many surgical departments report inappropriate reimbursement for complex cases and a shift in costly cases. To evaluate this situation, the German Society for Visceral Surgery inaugurated the present cost calculation project. In three university hospitals for 50 cases each, we depicted possible cost… CONTINUE READING