Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Arizona economic burden of valley fever totals $736 million

A University of Arizona Health Sciences study has estimated total lifetime costs at $736 million for the 10,359 valley fever patients diagnosed in Arizona in 2019, underscoring the economic burden the disease places on the ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Telehealth use up markedly among Parkinson patients

Parkinson disease (PD) symptoms and management practices were markedly affected by COVID-19, according to a study published online Jan. 21 in npj Parkinson's Disease.

Surgery

Study shows economic impact of post-op delirium

Results of a study published today in JAMA Surgery reveal the impact post-operative delirium has on health care costs in the U.S. Data from the study shows that if delirium were prevented or made less severe for patients, ...

Medical economics

Drug prices in the US are 2.56 times those in other nations

Prescription drug prices in the United States are significantly higher than in other nations, with prices in the U.S. averaging 2.56 times those seen in 32 other nations, according to a new RAND Corporation report.

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