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  • The Research on Relationship between Place of Death and Healthcare Costs for Patients with Cancer in the Latter-stage Elderly  [in Japanese]

    金 晟娥 , 馬場園 明

    医療福祉経営マーケティング研究 13(1), 1-10, 2018-10-01

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  • Telemedicine follow-up system for patients discharged after surgery  [in Japanese]

    山口 亨 , 石子 智士 , 木ノ内 玲子 [他] , 花田 一臣 , 守屋 潔 , 林 弘樹 , 三上 大季 , 吉田 晃敏

    … We investigated the use of a telemedicine system and the issues in managing the medical care of patients after glaucoma surgery. … As a result of use of the telemedicine system, the number of study patients at the special hospital decreased and the patients had outcomes that were similar to those who received conventional postoperative care. …

    日本遠隔医療学会雑誌 10(1), 12-15, 2014-05

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  • Association of healthcare expenditures with aggressive versus palliative care for cancer patients at the end of life: a cross-sectional study using claims data in Japan.

    Morishima Toshitaka , Lee Jason , Otsubo Tetsuya , Imanaka Yuichi

    … [Background] End-of-life (EOL) care imposes heavy economic burdens on patients and health insurers. … Little is known about the association between the types of EOL care and healthcare costs for cancer patients across various providers. … [Objective] To explore the association of healthcare expenditures with benchmarking indicators of aggressive versus palliative care among terminally ill cancer patients, from the perspective of health insurers. …

    International journal for quality in health care 26(1), 79-86, 2013-11-13


  • Cost analysis of hospital information system in Chiba Cancer Center  [in Japanese]

    Ishii Takeshi , Hamano Masa-aki , Yanagisawa Yukari

    … <p>We reviewed induction and maintenance costs of our hospital information system. … For these systems, we reviewed induction costs, additional costs in five years and maintenance costs. … The system induction costs and additional costs were 699,100,000 yen (total cost), which was calculated to be 139,800,000 yen per year. …

    The Journal of Japan Society for Health Care Management 12(4), 236-239, 2012

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  • Nurses' Value Judgments on Support Provided for Decision-making by Terminal Cancer Patients:─A Study Focusing on Experienced Nurses─  [in Japanese]

    Yahiro Yoko , Akimoto Noriko

    … <p><b>Abstract</b></p><p>The purpose of this research was to understand the value judgments of nurses with practical experience of nursing patients with terminal cancer, regarding support provided for decision making by these patients. … Semi-structured interviews were carried out with 16 nurses having at least 4 years' practical experience of nursing adult patients with terminal cancer, and qualitative functional analysis of the interview content was performed. …

    Journal of Japanese Society of Cancer Nursing 26(1), 41-49, 2012


  • Emergency Transportation of Elderly Patients with Dementia Living in Geriatric Health Services Facilities.  [in Japanese]

    Okada Keiichi

    … <B>Objectives : </B>The medical costs generated by senior citizens have been elevated and old users with dementia increased recently. … <B>Conclusion : </B>Dementia patients who are over 90 years of age and living in geriatric health services facilities should receive terminal care, rather than emergency care, as these patients have reached the end of their natural life span. …

    The Kitakanto Medical Journal 60(3), 219-221, 2010

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  • Trends and issues relating to hospice and palliative care in Japan

    KOJIMA Etsuko , KIBA Shizuko , KIKUCHI Mika , SUGAWARA Kuniko

    … While more than 320,000 people die of cancer every year, there are only 3,399 beds (2007) in palliative care units across Japan, and about 85% of cancer patients have little choice but to die in general hospitals. … As a result, terminal medical treatment accounts for a large proportion of overall medical expenditures, though medical costs are not a big problem for individual Japanese, who are protected under the universal health insurance system. …

    Bulletin of Tenshi College 8, 1-12, 2008

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  • What's the Difference? : Comparison of American and Japanese Medical Practice

    KITANO Masami

    … 1) Cerebral death and Bioethics: Cerebral death has been restrictively accepted as human death since the 1980's only in terms of terminal cares in clinical medicine. … Accidental deaths of patients under medical care ranks No.8 in total number of deaths in the USA. … 3) Health Care Insurance: To reduce medical costs, the insurance companies introduced "Competitive Managed Care" …

    The Keio Journal of Medicine 56(3), 96-101, 2007-09-01

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  • Involvement of the Pharmacy in Improvement of Hospital Management  [in Japanese]

    MORIGUCHI Toshihide , TAKEICHI Kana , SUEMARU Katsuya , ARAKI Hiroaki

    … Information was processed on the pharmacy client terminal computer system using Microsoft ACCESS 2000, which was connected through an open database connectivity (ODBC) interface with an Oracle database. … Nine injection drugs were switched to generics, which has reduced costs. …

    Iryo Yakugaku (Japanese Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences) 30(8), 511-517, 2004-08-10

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  • Does Longevity Cause a Rapid Rise in Medical Costs for the Elderly?  [in Japanese]

    鈴木 亘 , 鈴木 玲子 , Suzuki Wataru , Suzuki Reiko , スズキ ワタル , スズキ レイコ

    国際公共政策研究 7(2), 1-13, 2003-03


  • Policy Choices and Terminal Care for the Elderly  [in Japanese]

    Takagi Yasuo

    … One of the issues selected is the consideration of the establishment of a medical system for the elderly from the perspective of the patient, and the handling of terminal care for the elderly and the effects on medical costs are examined. … Terminal care through hospice programs has been being introduced in Japan since the 1990s, but it is hard to claim that it has become well established in society. …

    Iryo To Shakai 10(4), 25-40, 2001


  • Is Hospital Profiting from Terminal Care?  [in Japanese]

    ISHI Iwao , KIMURA Hajime , OOHATA Mimbu , SUZUKI Setsuko , SHIIGAI Tatsuo , HATTORI Koji , YABATA Eiichi , WAKUI Mamoru

    … There is a theory that excessive treament for terminally ill patients is one of the factors in soaring medical costs. … We selected 10 people randomly from each group, and compared the changes in medical costs.<BR>The cost was significantly low in group B compared with group A. … So, using authentic data, we should discuss the justifiability of the theory that the excessive treatment for terminally ill patients is one of the factors contributing to a boost in medical costs. …



  • Terminal or Catastrophic Care and its Costs  [in Japanese]

    FUJII Ryoji

    Chiba medical journal 65(5), 337-340, 1989-10-01

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