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The use of insulin pumps create net cost savings, including $5886 annually per person affected and $34.9 million in increased tax revenue

Healthy Savings: Medical Technology and the Economic Burden of Disease. Santa Monica, CA: Milken Institute; 2014:15. http://lifechanginginnovation.org/sites/default/files/files/HealthySavingsFinal(1).pdf. Accessed November 3, 2015

Reference

Title
Healthy Savings: Medical Technology and the Economic Burden of Disease
Publisher
Milken Institute
Publication Date
2014
Pages
15
URL
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Categories

  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Economic Value

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