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Economics of Transfusion Medicine and Blood Conservation Practices

  • Karl H. Krieger
  • O. Wayne Isom
  • Ferdinand T. Velasco
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Abstract

The health care industry today is undergoing radical changes in its economic architecture. Spiraling costs have prompted a widespread movement to reform the health care delivery system. In addition to legislative reform, there are significant market forces driving this process. Increasingly, the industry has shifted to a managed care model and a prospective payment system. Declining revenues have impelled hospitals to seek greater cost-effectiveness.

Keywords

Chest Drainage Cell Saver Blood Conservation Autologous Blood Donation York Hospital 
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  • Karl H. Krieger
  • O. Wayne Isom
  • Ferdinand T. Velasco

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