Radiology Services Costs and Utilization Patterns Estimates in Southeastern Europe-A Retrospective Analysis from Serbia.

@article{Jakovljevic2013RadiologySC,
  title={Radiology Services Costs and Utilization Patterns Estimates in Southeastern Europe-A Retrospective Analysis from Serbia.},
  author={Mihajlo B Jakovljevic and Ana Rankovi{\'c} and Nemanja Ran{\vc}i{\'c} and Mirjana Divac Jovanovic and Milos Ivanovic and Olgica Gajovi{\'c} and Zorica Lazi{\'c}},
  journal={Value in health regional issues},
  year={2013},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={218-225}
}
OBJECTIVE Assessment of costs matrix and patterns of prescribing of radiology diagnostic, radiation therapy, nuclear medicine, and interventional radiology services. Another aim of the study was insight into drivers of inappropriate resource allocation. METHODS An in-depth, retrospective bottom-up trend analysis of services consumption patterns and expenses was conducted from the perspective of third-party payer, for 205,576 inpatients of a large tertiary care university hospital in Serbia (1… CONTINUE READING