Accession Number:

ADA222081

Title:

A Study to Determine if Pharmaceutical Cost is Related to Diagnostic Complexity for the Treatment of Essential Hypertension Patients at Womack Army Community Hospital

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jul 1986-Jul 1987

Corporate Author:

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

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

116.0

Abstract:

This study was performed to determine if pharmaceutical cost is related to diagnostic complexity for the treatment of essential hypertension patients at Womack Army Community Hospital. The results of this study indicated that there was a low relationship between pharmaceutical cost and diagnostic complexity. Keywords Diagnostic Related Groups DRGs, Ambulatory Care data Base ACDB. Diagnosis Medicine.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE