Search Tag: health costs

ICU Management

ESICM 2014: The Cost of Sepsis in the ICU

2014 08 Oct

How much does it actually cost to treat sepsis in the ICU? Almost €30,000 according to a study presented at the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) congress in Barcelona last week by Marlies Koster-Brouwer, from the University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands. Koster-Brouwer observed that few studies have specifically investigated... Read more

Pharmacy Management

Generic Drugs Provide Record Savings

2014 17 Sep

According to a new report by the Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA), generic drugs saved the United States health system approximately $239 billion in 2013. This is a 14 percent increase in the cost savings that were achieved in 2012. It is also the largest annual savings from generic drugs to date. The report reveals that generic... Read more