A cost–benefit analysis of hospital diagnostic imaging services in public hospital units in Greece

Dimitrios A Zarakovitis, Dimitrios Tsoromokos, Nikolaos Tsaloukidis, Athina Lazakidou
  • British Journal of Healthcare Management, May 2020, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/bjhc.2019.0049

A cost-benefit anlysis of radiology departments by using GIS

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What is it about?

The paper examines total cost and revenues of radiology departments in Greek public hospitals by using ArcGIS software during the financial crisis.

Why is it important?

The paper is important because it uses an online method that helps the researchers to share financial data in a short period of time by creating interactive maps. As a result the platform can be used as a cost surveillance system for all hospital units.


Dimitrios Zarakovitis
University of Peloponnese

I hope you find this article as athought-provoking method because the way we spend money on healthcare touches every single human being on this planet in one way or another.

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