Britain grappling with dementia prevalence
- Costs of dementia in England and Wales in the 21st century. McNamee, Paul; Bond, John; Buck, Debbie // British Journal of Psychiatry;Sep2001, Vol. 179, p261
Background An important factor determining future health care expenditure is the relationship between ageing, health status and development of age-related disorders such as dementia. Aims To estimate the formal care costs associated with dementia in England and Wales between 1994 and 2031....
- Early detection may cut dementia costs. // Independent Nurse;6/2/2008, p7
The article reports on the statement made by the King's Fund, a foundation working for better health in Great Britain , regarding the cost and treatment of the disease dementia. According to the foundation, clinicians should focused on the early detection and treatment dementia to lessen a...
- Strategies for health care cost containment. Mitchell, George A. // Employee Benefits Journal;Jun95, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p18
Describe the strategies for health care cost containment in Canada in the wake of rising health care costs. Discussion on increasing benefit plan costs; Traditional methods of cost containment; Managed health care; Examples of managed care plan; Advantages and disadvantages of managed care...
- Everyone must do his share. // Finance Week;9/16/2002, p55
Explores possible solutions to the problem of rising health care costs in South Africa. Global trends contributing to cost increases in medical care; Options available in containing costs; Role of the public and private sectors in cost containment.
- Committed to cutting costs. // Finance Week;9/16/2002, p60
Describes strategies and schemes for controlling health care costs in South Africa. Managed health care systems; Disease management programs; Provider networks; Performance-based reimbursement models.
- Painful vs painless cost control. Grumbach, Kevin; Bodenheimer, Thomas // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;11/9/94, Vol. 272 Issue 18, p1458
Explores the painful-painless cost-control debate in medical care. Relationship between health care costs and benefits; General approaches to cost containment; Specific cost-control measures.
- Study: Healthcare costs rise slower than the CPI. Geisel, Jerry // Modern Healthcare;10/9/95, Vol. 25 Issue 41, p62
Reports on the results of a study conducted by KPMG Peat Marwick that provides evidence that employers have healthcare cost increases under control. Increase in group healthcare premiums between the spring of 1994 and the spring of 1995; Growth of the health maintenance organization's market share.
- Saving Money: What Works And What Doesn't? // Health Affairs;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p1316
The article presents an introduction to papers on health care cost control, including one by Randall Krakauer and colleages on tightening coordination to achieve savings and patient satisfaction, one by Michael Chernew and colleagues on the effects of primary care doctors on health spending...
- Current Attempts to Control Health Care-Blueprint for Disaster. Lesse, Stanley // American Journal of Psychotherapy;Jan1989, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p1
Editorial. Discusses the failure of the United States government to control health care costs. Total health care expenditure in the U.S. from 1965 to 1987; View of annual health care expenditures in relationship to the gross national product (GNP); Projected rise of per hospital acute-care...