TITLE

Capturing Lost Charges

PUB. DATE
January 1988
SOURCE
Nursing Economic$;Jan/Feb88, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Duke University Medical Center's Department of Nursing Services (Duke North) in Durham, North Carolina recognized the need for involvement of nurses in cost awareness. On July 10, 1984, a task force was appointed by the nursing director of Duke North. The goal was to provide cost awareness to all nursing staff while containing costs and maintaining quality of care. The task force decided to focus on lost charges from patient care materials. A member of the task force created a poster that encouraged the staff to place the charge stickers on the patient charge cards.
ACCESSION #
12190437

 

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