Cutting costs: the impact of price lists on the cost development at the emergency department

  title={Cutting costs: the impact of price lists on the cost development at the emergency department},
  author={U. M. Schilling},
  journal={European Journal of Emergency Medicine},
  • U. M. Schilling
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Emergency Medicine
  • It was shown that physicians working at the Swedish emergency department (ED) are unaware of the costs for investigations performed. This study evaluated the possible impact of price lists on the overall laboratory and radiology costs at the ED of a Swedish university hospital. Price lists including the most common laboratory analyses and radiological investigations at the ED were created. The lists were distributed to all internal medicine physicians by e-mail and exposed above their working… CONTINUE READING
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