Accession Number:

ADA222163

Title:

A Study of the Cost Savings Potential of the Military - Civilian Health Services Partnership Program in the Nuclear Medicine and Radioimmunoassay Services at Ireland Army Community Hospital, Fort Knox, Kentucky

Descriptive Note:

Graduate Research Project. Jul 1987-Jul 1988

Corporate Author:

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

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

94.0

Abstract:

Using workload data for Calendar Year 1987, a cost savings analysis was performed on the following three options involving the Nuclear Medicine Department at Ireland Army Community Hospital 1 Elimination of Radioimmunoassay Internal Service, 2 Civilian Military Health Service Partnership Program and 3 Fixed price contract for Nuclear Medicine Services. This study revealed the Civilian-Military Health Services Partnership Program would potentially generate the greatest cost savings and recommended that it be implemented in other areas throughout the Army Medical Department. Keywords Lost savings Nuclear medicine Ireland Army Community Hospital Civilian- military health savings partnership.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE