Accession Number:

ADA209489

Title:

Provision of CT Scanning Capability to VA/DoD (Veterans Administration/ Department of Defense) Health Care Facilities through a Shared Mobile CT Unit: A Feasibility Study

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis Jul 1983-Jul 1984

Corporate Author:

ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-07-27

Pagination or Media Count:

163.0

Abstract:

This study examined the feasibility of providing CT scanning capability to Veterans Administration and Department of Defense Health Care Facilities through a shared mobile CT unit. This study found a significant financial benefit over two fixed CT Scanner units at every demand level tested. The author cautioned against the drawbacks such as the scanning unit or transportation failure, but concluded exceptional benefits even taking the drawbacks into account. Keywords Health care, Mobile ct scanner Computerized tomography.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE