A cost measurement study for a teleoncology practice.

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dc.contributor.author Doolittle, G
dc.contributor.author Williams, A
dc.contributor.author Harmon, A
dc.contributor.author Allen, A
dc.contributor.author Boysen, CD
dc.contributor.author Wittman, C
dc.contributor.author Mair, F
dc.contributor.author Carlson, E
dc.date.accessioned 2007-11-26T18:04:24Z
dc.date.available 2007-11-26T18:04:24Z
dc.date.issued 1998
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 4:84-88. en
dc.identifier.issn 1357-633X en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2271/311
dc.description.abstract The costs of providing oncology services in three different ways were measured. Services were provided to a peripheral hospital by: conventional clinics, in which the oncologist worked at the hospital concerned; outreach clinics, in which an oncologist was flown in periodically from a central hospital; telemedicine clinics, in which the oncologist at the central hospital practised via a video-link. During a one-year study period, 2400 patients were seen in conventional clinics, 81 in outreach clinics and 103 in telemedicine clinics. At these workloads the average costs per patient were $149, $897 and $812, respectively. However, the average costs cannot be compared directly without further information about the shape of the unit cost curves. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Royal Society of Medicine Press en
dc.subject Oncology Service, Hospital/economics en
dc.subject Telemedicine/economics en
dc.title A cost measurement study for a teleoncology practice. en
dc.type Article en

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