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Table 2 Total costs of the HTP over 24 months for 95 consultations

From: Paediatric palliative care by video consultation at home: a cost minimisation analysis


Actual cost $

Fixed set up costs


 Videoconferencing equipment*


 ADSL line rental




Sub Total


Variable ongoing costs


 Clinician consultation time#


 Web cameras for families






Mean cost per consultation


Marginal cost per consultations


  1. *proportion of costs over 24 months annuitized over three years.
  2. #clinician consultation time includes PPCS paediatrician and nurse consultant for 30 minutes.