Trace amounts? Assessing hospital costs in Zimbabwe

Hongoro, Charles and McPake, Barbara (2003) Trace amounts? Assessing hospital costs in Zimbabwe. id21 Health.


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Hospital costs are difficult to measure when there is limited or poor quality data. Current accounting methods may miss key aspects of inefficiency. Researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine find that using ‘tracer’ illnesses is a more effective way to assess costs in Zimbabwe’s hospitals.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: School of Health Sciences > The Institute for International Health and Development
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2009 16:59
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2014 12:55

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