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Table 2 Cost of intervention and healthcare services

From: Cost-effectiveness of a health-social partnership transitional program for post-discharge medical patients

   Study case   Control case
Intervention costs N Unit cost ($) Total cost ($)    
Pre-program training cost       
Volunteers 251 456 114408    
Social worker (SWA) 2 194 388    
Nurse (RN) 3 633 1899    
Program cost       
Nurse case manager (NO) 272 467 127159    
Volunteer 272 131 35508    
Extra social services 22 251 5528    
Patient time cost 272 178 48360    
Readmission costs N Unit cost ($) Total cost ($) N Unit cost ($) Total cost ($)
Emergency admission       
28 days 13 820 10660 31 820 25420
84 days 28 820 22960 63 820 51660
Bed day cost       
28 days 30 3650 109500 144 3650 525600
84 days 100 3650 365000 329 3650 1200850
Total readmission cost per subject :
28 days    442    1947
84 days    1426    4426