Empirical Analysis of the Reduction of Medical Expenditures by eHealth

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This paper aims to examine reduction of medical expenditures by utilizing the system of Nishi-aizu Town, Fukushima Prefecture. The town office has been implementing it since 1994 and keeps receipts on medical expenditures of its approximately 4,000 residents paid by National Health Insurance for 5 years from 2002 to 2006. We select (1) users; and (2) non… (More)
DOI: 10.3233/978-1-60750-588-4-754

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@article{Akematsu2010EmpiricalAO, title={Empirical Analysis of the Reduction of Medical Expenditures by eHealth}, author={Yuji Akematsu and Masatsugu Tsuji}, journal={Studies in health technology and informatics}, year={2010}, volume={160 Pt 1}, pages={754-8} }