This database contains 5 studies, archived under the term: "costbenefit analysis"
The costs and benefits of an integrated approach to dementia
Background: An integrated approach to dementia is generally recommended because no one discipline is adequately equipped it deal with the complex psychic, physical and social problems that are inherent in dementia. A multidisciplinary approach, however, leads inevitably to higher costs. It is not known what the cost/benefit ratio will be.; Aim: To describe our research […]
Cost evaluation of a coordinated care management intervention for dementia
Objective: To calculate intervention costs and the potential cost offset of a care management intervention that substantially improved the quality of dementia care.; Study Design: From both a payer perspective and a social planner perspective, we analyzed data from a cluster randomized controlled trial (RCT) evaluating this intervention versus usual care. The RCT included 408 […]