Epidemiological indexes in healthcare based on social cost factors

Stelios Zimeras, Marianna Diomidous, Antonis Kefaliakos, Spiros Zogas, Konstantina Al-Fantel, Aggelos Mechili

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Abstract

Hospital healthcare the last dictate becomes an important subject for analysis which includes factors such as epidemiological indexes and many others like Surgical, Economic, Organizational, Structural issues necessary for the overall evaluation of the general hospital performance. The social cost includes the private cost, the public expenditures and the external cost affecting the society at large from an incoming event, a current action and/or a policy change. For that reason, the calculation of these social costs over time (t) could be defined as a social measure to dictate the variability of social indicators on society. In this study epidemiological factor based on the social cost maybe introduced with the main goal being the evaluation of the hospital healthcare performance.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntegrating Information Technology and Management for Quality of Care
PublisherIOS Press
Pages273-274
Number of pages2
Volume202
ISBN (Print)9781614994220
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event12th International Conference on Informatics, Management, and Technology in Healthcare, ICIMTH 2014 - Athens, Greece
Duration: 10 Jul 201413 Jul 2014

Other

Other12th International Conference on Informatics, Management, and Technology in Healthcare, ICIMTH 2014
CountryGreece
CityAthens
Period10/07/1413/07/14

Keywords

  • Epidemiological indexes
  • Healthcare analysis
  • Modeling
  • Social cost

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    Zimeras, S., Diomidous, M., Kefaliakos, A., Zogas, S., Al-Fantel, K., & Mechili, A. (2014). Epidemiological indexes in healthcare based on social cost factors. In Integrating Information Technology and Management for Quality of Care (Vol. 202, pp. 273-274). IOS Press. https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-423-7-273