Outcomes of Tawanchai Cleft Center’s Financial Management among the Care of Patients with Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate annual 2017-2020

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Suteera Pradubwong
Nannalin Mungmanitmongkhol
Yupin Paggasang
chinorose piyakulmala
Pacharida Choosuk
Poonsak Pisek
Palakorn Surakunprapha
Bowornsilp Chowchuen


Background and Objective: Tawanchai center provides care, treatment, surgery, rehabilitation, and develops a system of care, academic, research and assistance to patients/families with continuous financial supports. Therefore, we want to know the outcomes of financial management.

Method: A cross-sectional study reporting the outcomes of the center’s financial management was applied for collecting data from the annual reports of the center within 3 aspects i.e. its income-expenses, operations, and results as indicators of the center. After being collected for three months, the data were analyzed and presented in percentage. 

Results:  Most of its financial supports from foreign funding (49.78% out of 52.75%) was used for developing the system of care which effectively met 4 target values of the patient care outcomes. While 38.71% out of 74.81% of KKU’s research funding was spent for undertaking and publishing research, its research articles were published in international journals with SciMago quartile 1, 2 and QS/ISI within these following numbers; 1, 6 and 85 respectively. As a foundation, most of its income (77.60%) was from donation whose major expenses (82.33%, about 2,091,668.57 baht) was spent for supporting patients/families with average 554 patients/year.

Conclusion: Tawanchai Center provides multidisciplinary care, treatment, surgery and rehabilitation through its foundation’s assistance to patients and their families. The findings as the care outcomes successfully met the target values ​​of 4 indicators through its integrated financial management and collaboration resulting in effective patient care producing research and academic results with national and international publications.


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Pradubwong S, Mungmanitmongkhol N, Paggasang Y, piyakulmala chinorose, Choosuk P, Pisek P, Surakunprapha P, Chowchuen B. Outcomes of Tawanchai Cleft Center’s Financial Management among the Care of Patients with Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate annual 2017-2020. SRIMEDJ [Internet]. 2022 Jun. 24 [cited 2022 Oct. 5];37(3):275-9. Available from: https://li01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/SRIMEDJ/article/view/252925
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Nannalin Mungmanitmongkhol, ศูนย์ตะวันฉาย มหาวิทยาลัยขอนแก่น

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