An academic health center cost analysis of screening mammography: Creating a financially viable service Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Health Care Costs
  • Hospitals, University
  • Mammography
  • Mass Screening

abstract

  • The current study showed that SM programs are unlikely to succeed financially without careful selection of those screened to increase the yield of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Based on favorable contribution margins, SM programs were viable when viewed as incremental business.

publication date

  • September 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.20476

PubMed ID

  • 15329914

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1043

end page

  • 50

volume

  • 101

number

  • 5