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In a community-based pharmaceutical care services program for 194 participants in 2001, days of sick time decreased at each interval (each year for 1-5 years) for one employer, with estimated increases in productivity estimated at $18,000 annually.

Cranor C, Bunting B, Christensen D. The Asheville Project: Long-Term Clinical and Economic Outcomes of a Community Pharmacy Diabetes Care Program. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2003; 43(2): 173-84. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12688435

Reference

Title
The Asheville Project: Long-Term Clinical and Economic Outcomes of a Community Pharmacy Diabetes Care Program
Publication
J Am Pharm Assoc
Publication Date
2003
Authors
Cranor C, Bunting B, Christensen D
Volume & Issue
Volume 43, Issue 2
Pages
173-84
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