Volume 18, Issue 3 (10-2019)                   jhosp 2019, 18(3): 87-96 | Back to browse issues page

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Alipour V, Rezapour A, Hasanzadeh E, bagheri S, Sheykhi chaman M, yousefi Y. Computing cost price by using Activity Based Costing (ABC) method in radiology ward of Firooz Abadi hospital. jhosp. 2019; 18 (3) :87-96
URL: http://jhosp.tums.ac.ir/article-1-6167-en.html
1- Department of Health Economics, Research Center for Management and Economics, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Iran, Tehran
2- Department of Health Services Management, Management and Economics Management Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Iran, Tehran. Author responsible for management.iums63@gmail.com
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Background: Activity-Based Costing Analyzes the Activities Performed in the Service Delivery Process and Accurately Identifies Costs to Improve The Performance and Efficiency of The Delivery Units and Calculates the Cost of Each Activity by Identifying Services and Activities. The Purpose of This Study Was to Calculate the Cost of Radiology Services Based on Activity Based Costing Method In Firooz Abadi Hospital.
 
Materials and Methods: This is a descriptive retrospective study conducted in 2018. Data were collected through interview with Hospital officials, direct observation and from existing documents in hospital. Data entry was done through Excel software and analyzed Based on activity-based costing system in eight steps.
 
Results: Based on the Findings of this Study, Four Types of Imaging Services Were Commonly Found In Firooz Abadi Hospital. From Total Radiology Costs, 79.3% Were Estimated to Be Related to Direct Costs and 20.7% to Indirect Costs. Finally, the Cost Per CT Scan Service Was 725,133 Rials, Mammography 608,054 Rials, Radiology 809,165 Rials and Ultrasound Service 512,692 Rials.
 
Conclusion: Results of the Study Indicated that Direct Costs accounted for most Costs in Radiology Unit, So Improving Performance and Policies in Health System, Particularly in Human Resource Management, Service Consumption Standardization and Staff Training Suggested to Cost Reduction.
 
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Type of Study: Other | Subject: مدیریت مالی و اقتصاد در بیمارستان
Received: 2019/06/15 | Accepted: 2019/11/8 | Published: 2019/12/11

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