Adoption of cost consciousness: attitudes, practices, and knowledge among Israeli physicians.

@article{WilfMiron2008AdoptionOC,
  title={Adoption of cost consciousness: attitudes, practices, and knowledge among Israeli physicians.},
  author={Rachel Wilf-Miron and Liad Uziel and Alexander Aviram and Abraham Carmeli and Mordechai Shani and Joshua Shemer},
  journal={International journal of technology assessment in health care},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={
          45-51
        }
}
OBJECTIVES In a resource-constrained reality, physicians are facing polar demands-those of healthcare managements to adopt cost-conscious behaviors and those of ethical standards that obligate physicians to consider only their patients' best interests. In our study, we aimed to determine the attitudes, practices, and knowledge of healthcare costs among Israeli physicians. METHODS A questionnaire was developed and mailed to a representative sample of physicians in Israel. The overall response… CONTINUE READING

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