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 ]
Resonable disease prevention and management efforts could add $5.7 trillion to the nation’s economic output by 2050– a boost of 18%.
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Between 1980 and 2000, annual age adjusted per person health care costs increased by $2,254 (102%) but were accompanied by significant health gains including: a 16% decline in annual death… [ Get More Details ]
Improvements in preventing and managing chronic disease could reduce future economic costs in the United States by 27% ($1.1 trillion) in 2023. $905 billion would come from gains in productivity;… [ Get More Details ]