The Cleveland Clinic lists these medical innovations in their top ten, because of the potential for short term clinical impact, high probability of success, the availability, and/or data to support… [ Get More Details ]
Spending $11,000 on general medical care adds an average of 1 year of life. Spending only $1,345 on pharmaceutical research and development yields the same return.
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Delaying the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, innovations that delay disability among the elderly through 2009, and a 25% increase in efficiency and effectiveness of cancer treatment would save $138 billion… [ Get More Details ]
“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 ]