+ Site Statistics
References:
54,258,434
Abstracts:
29,560,870
PMIDs:
28,072,757
+ Search Articles
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Concerns of a pediatric hospital's P & T Committee: quality care emphasized over cost considerations



Concerns of a pediatric hospital's P & T Committee: quality care emphasized over cost considerations



Hospital Formulary 25(10): 1084-7, 1091



One of the greatest challenges faced by the P & T Committee at Children's Hospital of Denver--a full-service, regional pediatric referral center--is the absence of pharmacologic and pharmacokinetic data for many drugs that are on the market for the treatment of adults but are unapproved for pediatric use. To acquire the needed information, Children's Hospital will rely on its P & T Committee to conduct numerous drug usage evaluations. In addition, the committee is undertaking a cooperative data-exchange venture with other children's hospitals across the U.S. and Canada. Although cost issues must be addressed at Children's Hospital, issues such as quality of care--and even how various formulations taste--are top priorities at this hospital.

(PDF emailed within 1 workday: $29.90)

Accession: 045616114

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 10107390


Related references

New vistas in kids' care. Family amenities and greater efficiencies emphasized in recent pediatric hospital projects. Health Facilities Management 19(10): 31-34, 2006

Hospital care for acute stroke at the Palestrina hospital: comparison of cost and quality of care with an “hospital at home” care model. Annali di Igiene 25(5): 389-396, 2013

Managed care: the answer to quality and cost concerns. Trustee 39(6): 28-30, 1986

Chains get low consumer ratings on cost and quality-of-care concerns. Modern Healthcare 16(21): 78, 80, 1986

Quality of care concerns surface as impact of cost containment is felt. Business and Health 3(1): 54, 1985

Discussing the relationship between quality care and cost-effective care in Swiss pediatric wound care. Plastic Surgical Nursing 26(4): 184-188, 2006

Considerations for Assessing the Appropriateness of High-Cost Pediatric Care in Low-Income Regions. Frontiers in Pediatrics 6: 68, 2018

Cost saving and quality of care in a pediatric accountable care organization. Pediatrics 135(3): E582-E589, 2015

Delivering pediatric HIV care in resource-limited settings: cost considerations in an expanded response. Aids 27 Suppl 2: S179-S186, 2014

American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Hospital Care: Guidelines for Air and Ground Transportation of Pediatric Patients. Pediatrics 78(5): 943-950, 1986

Wound care quality improvement team A vital resource for pressure ulcer prevention, cost containment, and quality improvement in acute hospital care. Wound Repair & Regeneration 9(2): 160, March-April, 2001

Cost-effectiveness of improving pediatric hospital care in Nicaragua. Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica 30(5): 453-460, 2012

Cancer Care in the Elderly: Cost and Quality-of-Life Considerations. Cancer Control 5(4): 347-354, 2000

Quality-adjusted life-years lack quality in pediatric care: a critical review of published cost-utility studies in child health. Pediatrics 115(5): E600-E614, 2005

Effect of a patient care partnership project on cost and quality of care at an academic teaching hospital. Southern Medical Journal 95(11): 1318-1325, 2003