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 medications... Read more