The share of elderly with impairments in their ability to live independently went down between 1% and 1.5% annually between 1984 and 2004, compared to the historical annual decline in… [ Get More Details ]
For each $1 spent on newer pharmaceuticals. $6.17 is saved in total health care spending. $4.44 of this savings is in hospital spending alone.
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“In 1985, the age adjusted nursing home residence rate was 54 people per 1,000 age 65 and over. By 2004 this rate had declined to 35 people per 1,000. Among… [ Get More Details ]
Analysis of Medicare data on quality and costs of care for acute myocardial infarction (AMI), hip fracture, and colorectal cancer (with resection) reveals substantial variations in one-year, risk-adjusted mortality rates… [ Get More Details ]