Table 5

Semiannual costs for information kiosk deployment (office or clinic)
Low utilization (540 users) High utilization (1,620 users)
Computer per year (includes electrical consumption, maintenance, software) $2,200 $6,600
Licensing $50 $150
Office space @ $23.11 / sq ft $8,874 $26,623
Staff support (medical assistant) $3,181 $9,543
Loss of salary and wages from office visit $18,202 $54,607
Total cost of deployment $32,507 $97,522
Total users for six months 540 1620
Deployment cost per patient $60 $60

Ownby et al.

Ownby et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13:29   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-13-29

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