Table 2

Cost items for the WACHS acute telestroke case study

PerspectivesHealth systems perspective
WACHSWA Health
Capital costsIT equipmentIT equipment
Programme set-up costWACHS acute stroke programme costsWestern Australia Stroke Services Project costs
Direct healthcare costsED service delivery costED service delivery cost
Hospital admission and rehabilitation cost (include all direct patient care plus overheads comprising hospital, region and central office)Hospitalisation admission and rehabilitation cost (include all direct patient care plus overheads)
Direct non-healthcare costs (overhead costs)Overheads comprising hospital, region and central officeHospital overheads
  • ED, emergency depatment; IT, information technology; WA, Western Australia; WACHS, Western Australian Country Health Service.