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Awareness

The process by which, through advertising or word of mouth, a person comes to know of the existence of a product. Awareness is intended to arouse interest and ultimately lead to action.
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[13] HCPs also indicated that they had limited training in cost awareness measures, would like cost information to be readily available, and that such information would possibly improve patient outcomes.
Poor cost awareness in anaesthesia has been demonstrated for many years.
Simplicity in Application of Different Decontamination Concepts, Such As Process Safety, Effectiveness and Cost Awareness
The program continues to focus on ways to increase cost awareness through a new employee orientation program, a medical center newsletter, and development of a cost-awareness videotape.
In a pediatric critical care unit, however, the mean drug cost score was only 46.5% for physicians.[5] Our data do support the current perception of a lack of drug cost awareness among physicians.
Financial incentives and diagnostic testing Last month I reported on a cost awareness program that reduced physician orders for diagnostic tests by 14 per cent (see Editor's Memo, July MLO).
However, in-depth teaching of cost awareness may prove to be an important step in overcoming one of the biggest challenges of the SA health system, lack of resources.
The counseling program encourages medication cost awareness and adherence for better health outcomes while reducing drug plan costs to the plan sponsor.
BT has worked with a number of customers helping to improve staff motivation, which has subsequently impacted performance levels, through increased cost awareness and recognition of individual achievement.
Cost awareness should be a key part of your planning process.

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