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Measuring The Lifetime Costs Of Serious Mental Illness And The Mitigating Effects Of Educational Attainment
Using a dynamic microsimulation model to estimate the lifetime burden of serious mental illness for those diagnosed by age twenty-five, the researchers estimated that the per-patient lifetime burden of SMI is $1.85 million.
A New Model for Pricing Drugs of Uncertain Efficacy
Goldman, Van Nuys and colleagues propose a three-part pricing (TPP) model that ties prices to value but removes the need to monitor efficacy in each patient. The model creates a tiered system, with prices varying over fixed time intervals.
Reductions in Mid-Life Diabetes, Hypertension Increase Future Number of Americans with Dementia
Improving cardiovascular health at middle and older ages is not enough to slow the growth in the number of older Americans with dementia, further underscoring the need for innovations that will delay or prevent dementia.