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Cost awareness on the part of health professionals

Gladness Dakalo Nethathe

Abstract


Data describing SA healthcare practitioners’ awareness of costs are lacking, and availability of such information may aid educators and other decision-makers in improving strategies aimed at cost-awareness training. 


Author's affiliations

Gladness Dakalo Nethathe, Intensive Care Unit, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa; Division of Critical Care, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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Keywords

Health care; Costs; Awareness of cost; Health expenditure

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2015;105(8):618. DOI:10.7196/SAMJnew.7810

Article History

Date submitted: 2015-02-14
Date published: 2015-09-21

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