Navigation Links
Research Supports Improving 'Scoring' of Costs and Benefits of Preventive Health Care to Better Inform Federal Budgetary Decisions
Date:9/1/2009

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- For economists and policy-makers to understand the true value of the costs and savings of preventive health programs for chronic disease, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) should incorporate long-term clinical outcomes data and look beyond the 10-year window when making cost estimates, says a team of University of Chicago researchers in today's issue of Health Affairs.

The team developed a simulation model that incorporates critical findings from landmark clinical trials, illustrating that an investment in early, aggressive prevention and treatment of diabetes yields payoffs that increase over time, with a significant amount of the benefits accruing after the current 10-year CBO window.

"Diabetes is a prime example of a chronic illness with long-term health and cost consequences,'' writes health policy economist Michael O'Grady, Senior Fellow at the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago. He and co-authors Elbert Huang, Anirban Basu, and James Capretta conducted their work with a grant from the National Changing Diabetes(R) Program (NCDP), a diabetes leadership initiative established by Novo Nordisk to drive health systems change at the national and local levels.

The CBO provides Congress with economic forecasts based on impartial analyses of the costs of federal programs, such as Medicare or Medicaid. These forecasts traditionally cover a 10-year period, as required by current rules, which remain appropriate in certain cases.

But for health policy directed at chronic illnesses such as diabetes, the authors write, "a near-term focus is problematic, as the natural history of disease progression often goes well beyond ten years.''

"We commissioned this research following a review of long-term outcomes studies that indeed demonstrate preventive health care for pe
'/>"/>

SOURCE The National Changing Diabetes Program
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine news :

1. Stanford researchers find culprit in aging muscles that heal poorly
2. Children of depressed moms do better when dad is involved, SLU researcher finds
3. UCLA researchers identify markers that may predict diabetes in still-healthy people
4. Mayo Clinic researchers discover new diagnostic test for detecting infection in prosthetic joints
5. New research shows how chronic stress worsens neurodegenerative disease course
6. New research explores newborn in-hospital weight loss
7. Research may unlock mystery of autisms origin in the brain
8. Bipolar disorder relapses halved by Melbourne researchers
9. HIVs impact in Zimbabwe explored in new research
10. U.S. Research Funding Continues to Flatten as U.S. Health Costs Climb - in August 31 Science
11. Cell that triggers symptoms in allergy attacks can also limit damage, Stanford researchers find
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/28/2014)... Dawn Echols’ professional background spans success in ... experience has honed her people skills and led ... counseling ( http://dawningphoenix.com ) work includes private practice, ... domestic violence. , As owner and executive ... individuals and groups for a variety of disorders. ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Elementary school students seem to be ... according to a new study of school officials. , , ... Agriculture -- went into effect in the fall of 2012. ... buying lunch, or throw away most of their food. But ... this isn,t the case. , , "The updated meals standards ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... 28, 2014 Ticket Down is ... tickets in Dallas, TX at the Cotton Bowl. The ... the USA and it is an eight team tourney. ... world including teams from La Liga, Serie A, English Premier ... battle it out on the pitch include: Manchester United, ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... 28, 2014 Shofner Vision Center ... June . Renowned LASIK and Cataract Surgeon, Dr. ... significant funds and public awareness for local not-for-profit ... personnel and their families. “This was our 2nd ... nearly $5,000 to a variety of local not-for-profit ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Cape ... Summit Provider Exchange technology solution in an ... efforts and support collaboration with their New Jersey ... acute-care medical center located in New Jersey, serves ... visitors with a variety of inpatient and outpatient ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Dawn M. Echols, M.S., LPC of Dawning Phoenix Speaks at Newly Formed Task Force 2Health News:Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up From Students 2Health News:Real Madrid vs. AS Roma Tickets Cotton Bowl Dallas, TX: Ticket Down Cuts Ticket Prices for AS Roma vs. Real Madrid International Champions Cup Tickets 2Health News:Real Madrid vs. AS Roma Tickets Cotton Bowl Dallas, TX: Ticket Down Cuts Ticket Prices for AS Roma vs. Real Madrid International Champions Cup Tickets 3Health News:Shofner Vision Center’s “Operation Military June” Provided Funds For Local Not-For-Profit Organizations Supporting Military And Their Families 2Health News:Shofner Vision Center’s “Operation Military June” Provided Funds For Local Not-For-Profit Organizations Supporting Military And Their Families 3Health News:Cape Regional Medical Center Chooses Summit Provider Exchange to Connect With NJSHINE and Physician Offices 2Health News:Cape Regional Medical Center Chooses Summit Provider Exchange to Connect With NJSHINE and Physician Offices 3
... 24 For the second,consecutive year, the Ohio ... help fund dental education in Ohio., Supporting ... ODAF,funded five grants and 25 scholarships in September. ... students and 11 to dental auxiliary,students., Recipients ...
... one guy and one gal to,be selected as the ,hot ... Sept. 24 If you,ve ever been to Joe,Weider,s Olympia ... Vegas. With,the help of The Vitamin Shoppe and BodyTech.com it,s ... for two participants to,realize their dream of being a star ...
... HTH Worldwide, a global health,and safety services company, ... serve as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Joseph joins ... company continue its history of strong and,profitable growth. ... Finance and,Accounting at Neoware, Inc., King of Prussia, ...
... 24 The Tri-Council for,Nursing is collaborating with ... study of the impact Advanced Practice Registered Nurses,(APRNs) ... first,comprehensive study of its kind in 20 years, ... by nurses in the four APRN roles --,Clinical ...
... nationwide study to explore an investigational treatment for advanced ... Trial focuses on airway bypass, a minimally invasive procedure ... breath typical complications of emphysema - by making ... , During the airway bypass procedure, new ...
... Barack,Obama and John McCain arrive in Oxford, Mississippi for ... activists from across the,country demanding that the next president ... in office., On Friday, September 26, at 3 ... will hold a demonstration and mock funeral at Oxford ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Ohio Dental Association Foundation Again Awards Over $60,000 in Dental Education Grants and Scholarships Across Ohio 2Health News:Who Will Be The 'Hot Bod' at the Olympia? 2Health News:HTH Worldwide Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer 2Health News:27 National Nursing Organizations Join Together to Commission a Study of the Impact of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses on Healthcare Quality, Safety, and Effectiveness 2Health News:27 National Nursing Organizations Join Together to Commission a Study of the Impact of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses on Healthcare Quality, Safety, and Effectiveness 3Health News:Potential treatment option for severe emphysema under study 2Health News:AIDS Activists from Across the Country Converge on Oxford, Mississippi, to Call on McCain and Obama to Commit to National AIDS Strategy 2
(Date:7/28/2014)... July 28, 2014  A prospective study conducted ... has validated the performance of VolparaDensity ... has associated volumetrically assessed breast density measurements to ... Biomarkers & Prevention (DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-13-1219), the article, ... for widespread breast cancer risk assessment," was authored ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... July 28, 2014  TNI BioTech, Inc. (OTCQB: ... focused on the development, marketing and distribution of ... definitive proxy materials with the Securities and Exchange ... of Shareholders to be held on Thursday, September ... The record date for determining those shareholders eligible ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... 2014  ResMed (NYSE: RMD ), an ... of sleep-disordered breathing and other chronic respiratory conditions, has ... against Taiwanese medical device manufacturer APEX Medical Corp. ... WiZARD 210 and 220 masks.  The judgment was entered ... , is appealable, and applies throughout Germany.  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Karolinska Study Published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention Validates Strong Agreement for VolparaDensity across Mammography Systems from Multiple Manufacturers 2Karolinska Study Published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention Validates Strong Agreement for VolparaDensity across Mammography Systems from Multiple Manufacturers 3Karolinska Study Published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention Validates Strong Agreement for VolparaDensity across Mammography Systems from Multiple Manufacturers 4TNI BioTech, Inc., Files Definitive Proxy Materials; Mails Letter Urging Shareholders to Vote the Proxy Card 2TNI BioTech, Inc., Files Definitive Proxy Materials; Mails Letter Urging Shareholders to Vote the Proxy Card 3ResMed Receives Permanent Injunction against APEX in Germany, Continues Enforcement of Patents in Europe 2
... is pleased to announce the availability of custom radiolabeling services ... of July 2011. This is part of the company,s ongoing ... to the biopharma and research community and is synergistic with ... the past 18 months we have grown our core antibody ...
... white paper that guides manufacturers of medical devices in ... Microtest Laboratories. It is available to download from ... made of high-tech materials such as metallic alloys or ... agents to aid in the manufacturing process, or produce ...
Cached Medicine Technology:ImaginAb, Inc. Announces Availability of Custom Protein Radiolabeling Services for Molecular Imaging 2New White Paper Helps Medical Device Manufacturers Validate Cleaning Processes 2
... , Combined Advanced Technologies, The ... technologically advanced combination of high pressure ... Proprietary coextrusion process yields a remarkably ... conventional high pressure balloon materials., Non-Compliant ...
Used retrograde to dilate the ureter and establish a conduit for a flexible ureteroscope. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
... Diameter; 5.4 Fr Straight Channel; 33 or ... MRO-7 Integral Operating Ureteroscopes offer a small ... easy access to the ureter for diagnosis ... Fr) is ideal for large operating instruments, ...
... self-dilating, semi-rigid autoclavable operating ureteroscope featuring distortion-free ... for an enhanced, clear image. The universal ... diopters. The direction of view is 5 ... straight access operating channel is ideal for ...
Medicine Products: