Tag Archives: Cost

New Study Estimates the Astonishing Cost of Neglected Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders in US Mothers

A recently published article in the American Journal of Public Health has attributed a substantial financial cost to untreated perinatal mood and anxiety disorders among mothers. The study, conducted by researchers with the think tank and public policy firm Mathematica, found that the cost of untreated perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) for the 2017… Read More »

Medical expenses from coronavirus could cost the US healthcare system up to $654 BILLION

Coronavirus medical expenses could cost the US up to $ 654 BILLION as the healthcare system strains to provide ventilators, hospital beds and care for patients with YEARS of complications from the virus to come, study suggests Researchers found that the average cost of coronavirus infection alone is $ 3,045, which is four times higher than… Read More »

‘What price life?’ At a cost of hundreds of thousands a dose, novel cancer-killing drug sparks debate

It’s not a cancer wonder cure. It doesn’t help every child. However, Dr. Jim Whitlock says a radical new therapy that appears to kill the most common childhood cancer is one of the most remarkable advances he has seen in his 35-plus years of practice. “We can now save children we couldn’t save before,” said… Read More »

How much weight loss surgery cost

Consumer Guide to Bariatric Surgery – Ceatus Media Group. Immediately after surgery, most patients will need to be on a liquid-only diet for several weeks, then will transition to soft foods for the next six to eight weeks, and finally, return to solid foods over the next nine months. But it’s a major operation and… Read More »

JAMA: Lower cost hospitals have similar patient outcomes as higher cost counterparts

Dive Brief: A new study in JAMA Network Open finds that Medicare patients with heart failure or pneumonia likely had more costs associated with the hospital where they were receiving treatment than their acuity. The researchers randomly studied 1.22 million patients discharged between July 2013 and June 2016, and further isolated them to 1,615 patient… Read More »