Association of cardiovascular health screening with mortality, clinical outcomes, and health care cost: a nationwide cohort study.

@article{Lee2015AssociationOC,
  title={Association of cardiovascular health screening with mortality, clinical outcomes, and health care cost: a nationwide cohort study.},
  author={Hyejin Lee and Juhee Cho and Dong-wook Shin and Seung-Pyo Lee and Seung Sik Hwang and Juhwan Oh and Hyung-kook Yang and Soo-Hee Hwang and Ki Young Son and So Hyun Chun and Belong Cho and Eliseo Guallar},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={70},
  pages={19-25}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether a cardiovascular disease (CVD) health screening program is associated with CVD-related health conditions, incidence of cardiovascular events, mortality, healthcare utilization, and costs. METHODS Cohort study of a 3% random sample of all Korea National Health Insurance members 40years of age or older and free of CVD or CVD… CONTINUE READING