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

@article{Schilling2010CuttingCT,
  title={Cutting costs: the impact of price lists on the cost development at the emergency department},
  author={Ulf Martin Schilling},
  journal={European Journal of Emergency Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={17},
  pages={337-339}
}
  • U. M. Schilling
  • Published 1 December 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… 
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