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Electronic ‘Nudges’ May Improve Safety in Opioid Prescribing Among California Doctors, Study Finds
Researchers observed a 23% drop in opioid prescriptions and a 27% increase in prescriptions for naloxone.
Value Defects In The Health Services Sector
As of 2021, US health care expenditures exceed $3.8 trillion. It’s no secret that health care is nearly as wasteful in spending on value defects—behaviors that needlessly reduce quality, negatively impact the patient experience, or add to total costs of care—as it is in delivering clinical benefits.
Value of Triage Treatment Strategies to Distribute Hepatitis C Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents in an Integrated Healthcare System: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
This study aimed to assess the cost-effectiveness of fibrosis-based direct-acting antiviral treatment policies for patients with chronic hepatitis C virus at the Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States health system.
Assessing the Use of Data Systems to Estimate Return-on-Investment of Behavioral Healthcare Interventions: Opportunities and Barriers
America is facing a behavioral health crisis, both in terms of increasing prevalence rates and high behavioral healthcare needs.
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Hospitals and healthcare systems are under increasing pressure to improve outcomes while reducing costs. This comes as they are also grappling with policy changes, new technologies, and an aging population. Schaeffer Center researchers are analyzing these effects and what they mean for healthcare and health outcomes overall.