Document Detail


Cost template for meaningful activity intervention for mild cognitive impairment.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23392066     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
PURPOSE: The objective of the study was to describe and compare cost estimates for a pilot study of the Daily Enhancement of Meaningful Activity intervention for persons with mild cognitive impairment-caregiver dyads.
BACKGROUND: The increasing complexity of the healthcare system and rising healthcare costs have forced nurse scientists to find ways to effectively improve healthcare quality and control cost, but no studies have examined costs for new programs that target persons with mild cognitive impairment-caregiver dyads.
DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT: Pilot study data were used to develop a cost template and calculate the cost of implementing the Daily Enhancement of Meaningful Activity.
OUTCOMES: Mean cost per dyad was estimated to be $1327.97 in the clinical setting, compared with $1069.06 if a telephone delivery mode had been used for 4 of the 6 face-to-face sessions. This difference was largely due to transportation-related expenses and staff cost.
IMPLICATIONS: : Daily Enhancement of Meaningful Activity should be evaluated further with larger and more diverse samples as a technology-delivered health promotion program that could reduce costs.
Authors:
Yvonne Yueh-Feng Lu; Tamilyn Bakas; Joan E Haase
Related Documents :
24558446 - Killer whale depredation and associated costs to alaskan sablefish, pacific halibut and...
23719306 - Setting up and improving retinopathy of prematurity programs: interaction of neonatolog...
10122886 - Medicare program; part a premium for 1993 for the uninsured aged and for certain disabl...
23466116 - Prevention and recovery in early psychosis (prep(®)): building a public-academic partn...
9044696 - An integrated approach to team assessment in head injury.
9653606 - Direct medical costs of complications resulting from type 2 diabetes in the u.s.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical nurse specialist CNS     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1538-9782     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Nurse Spec     Publication Date:    2013 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-08     Completed Date:  2013-05-14     Revised Date:  2014-04-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8709115     Medline TA:  Clin Nurse Spec     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  88-95     Citation Subset:  N    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Caregivers / economics*
Costs and Cost Analysis
Humans
Mild Cognitive Impairment / economics*,  therapy*
Pilot Projects
Program Evaluation
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
1K01 NR010854-01/NR/NINR NIH HHS; K01 NR010854/NR/NINR NIH HHS
Comments/Corrections

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Nurses' knowledge and attitudes about pain in hospitalized patients.
Next Document:  Clinical nurse specialists: then, now, and the future of the profession.