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The Impact of Medical Cost Offset on Practice and Research: Making It Work for You
     

The Impact of Medical Cost Offset on Practice and Research: Making It Work for You

by Nicholas Cummings, Kyle Ferguson, William T. O'Donohue
 

ISBN-10: 1878978411

ISBN-13: 9781878978417

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

This volume, the result of a national conference sponsored by The Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Foundation and the University of Nevada, Reno, examines the phenomenon called medical cost offset. The specific question that interests us in this book is: Can the cost of detecting and treating patients' psychosocial problems (from subclinical problems such as

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This volume, the result of a national conference sponsored by The Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Foundation and the University of Nevada, Reno, examines the phenomenon called medical cost offset. The specific question that interests us in this book is: Can the cost of detecting and treating patients' psychosocial problems (from subclinical problems such as stress, to mental disorders such as depression, to adjunctive problems such as treatment adherence, or finally, lifestyle issues such as poor exercise habits) be offset by decreased medical utilization in the future?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781878978417
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Series:
Healthcare Utilization and Cost Series
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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