Shingles vaccine could improve QALY and save money
Vaccination of 1 million people age 60 and over with the shingles vaccine would result in 11,919 non-discounted and 8,782 discounted QALYs (quality of life years) gained and save around… [ Get More Details ]
Vaccines cost ~$50 per healthy life year saved
Most vaccinations cost less than $50 per healthy life year saved. In contrast, treating hypertension costs between $4,340 and $87,940 per healthy life year saved.
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Staff flu vaccination reduces incidence of staff and patients
Vaccination of staff in a tertiary care facility over a period of 12 influenza seasons increased vaccination coverage from 4% to 67%, reduced laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza amongst staff from… [ Get More Details ]