Asheville asthma project outcomes positive

April 10, 2006

Patients in the Asheville Project for asthma had improved outcomes over five years, including fewer ER visits and hospitalizations, according to researchers. In addition to better clinical outcomes through pharmacist interventions, annual direct cost savings averaged $725 per patient and annual indirect cost savings were estimated at $1,230 per patient, including less absenteeism.

Asheville asthma project outcomes positive

Patients in the Asheville Project for asthma had improved outcomes over five years, including fewer ER visits and hospitalizations, according to researchers. In addition to better clinical outcomes through pharmacist interventions, annual direct cost savings averaged $725 per patient and annual indirect cost savings were estimated at $1,230 per patient, including less absenteeism.

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