Treating UTIs in primary care less costly than EDs, study says

05/10/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Researchers from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit told an American Urological Association conference that treating urinary tract infections in an outpatient setting instead of an emergency department could save about $2 billion a year. Jesse D. Sammon, D.O., said it is possible that better guidelines for ED treatment of UTIs, along with greater patient access to primary care physicians, could potentially yield savings of nearly $4 billion a year.

View Full Article in:

PhysiciansBriefing.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director of Actuarial Services, Government Programs
PacificSource
Springfield, OR
Director, Health Plan Claims Operations
Group Health Cooperative
Seattle, WA
Senior Director, Research
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC