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Annual medical spending attributable to obesity: payer-and service-specific estimates.
This analysis presents updated estimates of the costs of obesity for the United States across payers (Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurers), in separate categories for inpatient, non-inpatient, and prescription drug spending.
Forecasting the Future of Cardiovascular Disease in the United States: A Policy Statement From the American Heart Association
Findings indicate CVD prevalence and costs are projected to increase substantially and effective prevention strategies are needed if the authors are to limit the growing burden of CVD.
Forecasting the Impact of Heart Failure in the United States: A Policy Statement From the American Heart Association
- P. Heidenreich, N. Albert, J. Trogdon
- Medicine, Political ScienceCirculation. Heart failure
- 1 May 2013
The estimated prevalence and cost of care for HF will increase markedly because of aging of the population and strategies to prevent HF and improve the efficiency of care are needed.
Obesity and severe obesity forecasts through 2030.
Peer effects in adolescent overweight.
Forecasting the Future of Stroke in the United States: A Policy Statement From the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association
The projections suggest that the annual costs of stroke will increase substantially over the next 2 decades and greater emphasis on implementing effective preventive, acute care, and rehabilitative services will have both medical and societal benefits.
Indirect costs of obesity: a review of the current literature
- J. Trogdon, E. Finkelstein, T. Hylands, P. Dellea, S. Kamal-Bahl
- MedicineObesity reviews : an official journal of the…
- 5 March 2008
More research is needed to determine obesity's causal role in increasing indirect costs, especially for workers’ compensation and presenteeism, and Cohort and longitudinal study designs should be a priority.
The effect of the tobacco settlement and smoking bans on alcohol consumption.
There is positive reinforcement effect of past cigarette consumption on current alcohol consumption, smoking bans reduce alcohol consumption and there is a positive effect of cigarette prices on alcohol consumption.
Losing to Win: Tournament Incentives in the National Basketball Association
The focus of tournament models has been rank‐order compensation schemes whereby participants receive higher payments for higher relative performance, either incrementally or winner‐takes‐all. Our…
Public health interventions for addressing childhood overweight: analysis of the business case.
It is shown that excess weight is indeed associated with greater medical expenditures even among children and adolescents, and under current best practices, it is unlikely that interventions will be able to meet the level of effectiveness required at a low enough implementation cost to show positive ROI.