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Medication adherence and the associated health-economic impact among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus converting to insulin pen therapy: an analysis of third-party managed care claims data.
OBJECTIVE This study evaluated the impact on adherence, hypoglycemic events, resource utilization, and the associated health care costs of converting from administration of insulin therapy by aExpand
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Obesity and health-related quality of life: a cross-sectional analysis of the US population
OBJECTIVE: To examine the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and health-related quality-of-life (HRQL), in the presence of dietary controls and/or exercise in a national sample in the UnitedExpand
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Economic impact of workplace productivity losses due to allergic rhinitis compared with select medical conditions in the United States from an employer perspective
ABSTRACT Objective: To evaluate the cost of lost productivity in the workplace due to allergic rhinitis compared to other selected medical conditions from an employer perspective. Setting andExpand
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A longitudinal assessment of painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy on health status, productivity, and health care utilization and cost.
OBJECTIVE The aim of the current study was to examine the health outcomes of patients suffering from painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (pDPN) over a 3-year period, relative to patients withExpand
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Prevalence and economic consequences of medication adherence in diabetes: a systematic literature review.
A systematic literature review was conducted using a comprehensive list of relevant search terms (1990-2005) to identify studies on adherence among patients with diabetes, and its economic effect. AExpand
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Health Outcomes and Economic Impact of Therapy Conversion to a Biphasic Insulin Analog Pen Among Privately Insured Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Study Objective. To evaluate claims‐related treatment adherence, health care resource utilization, and associated costs of therapy conversion from an insulin vial and syringe to a premixed biphasicExpand
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Differences in hospital length-of-stay, charges, and mortality in congestive heart failure patients.
The aim of this study was to demonstrate differences in hospitalization outcomes including length-of-stay (LOS), charges, and mortality in congestive heart failure patients using the Healthcare CostExpand
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Cost-Effectiveness of Recombinant Activated Factor VII in the Treatment of Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Background and Purpose— Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is among the most costly and debilitating forms of stroke. Results from a recent Phase IIb clinical trial demonstrate that administration ofExpand
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Pain Conditions Ranked by Healthcare Costs for Members of a National Health Plan
Healthcare resource utilization (HCRU) and associated costs specific to pain are a growing concern, as increasing dollar amounts are spent on pain‐related conditions. Understanding which painExpand
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The Prevalence of Diagnosed Opioid Abuse in Commercial and Medicare Managed Care Populations
To measure the prevalence of diagnosed opioid abuse and prescription opioid use in a multistate managed care organization.
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