SPOTLIGHT: Disease management system saves $21K per patient, per day

A population management program that matches heart disease patients to personal nurses and clinical pharmacy specialists reduces death risk and healthcare costs, concludes a Kaiser Permanente study published in the journal Pharmacotherapy. When the researchers compared costs, they found that healthcare expenditures for program enrollees were, on average, $60 less each day for an annual average of $21,900 per patient, per year. Study

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