Slide 14. Methods: Meta-Analysis Observations

The Asthma Care Return-on-Investment Calculator

Slide presentation describes the Asthma Care Return-on-Investment Calculator.
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  • Number of studies:
    • 76 studies met inclusion criteria
    • 52 of them had usable findings
  • Number of findings:
    • 93 findings for emergency department visits
    • 78 findings for hospitalizations
    • 57 findings for outpatient visits
    • 24 findings for productivity
    • 17 findings for medication costs
    • 2 findings for cost of ancillary services
    • 22 findings for total medical cost
    • 2 findings for total indirect costs

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Page last reviewed October 2010
Internet Citation: Slide 14. Methods: Meta-Analysis Observations: The Asthma Care Return-on-Investment Calculator. October 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/centers/ockt/kt/webinars/roicalc/roicalcsld14.html