TITLE

Similar costs for care of elderly in community or general hospitals

PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;8/12/2006, Issue 509, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study on the cost effectiveness of post-acute care of older people in a community hospital and in an elderly care department of a district general hospital. The community hospital group indicated a higher mean quality-adjusted life-year compared to the district general hospital cluster. The community hospital care is observed to be cost effective in 51% of cases.
ACCESSION #
23694912

 

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