Hysterectomy debate focuses on cost efficiency, quality.

  • Published 1997 in Health care cost reengineering report


Watch that high-tech device: it might be more costly than you think. Recent studies find surgeons performing hysterectomies using laparoscopic devices are actually racking up higher costs, despite marketers' claims to the contrary. Greater Baltimore Medical Center found this high-tech procedure costs $1,000 to $2,000 more than traditional hysterectomy techniques, and a watchdog group offers guidelines to lower costs without sacrificing quality.

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@article{1997HysterectomyDF, title={Hysterectomy debate focuses on cost efficiency, quality.}, author={}, journal={Health care cost reengineering report}, year={1997}, volume={2 5}, pages={75-7} }