Slide 8. Applications: Ways to Use Calculator

The Asthma Care Return-on-Investment Calculator

Slide presentation describes the Asthma Care Return-on-Investment Calculator.
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  • Forecast financial impact.
  • Assess impact of key assumptions about proposed program:
    • Examine alternative target populations to assess tradeoffs.
    • Are assumptions "reasonable" compared to other evidence?
  • Estimate "cost hurdle" needed to break even:
    • Negotiate with vendors.
  • Observe components of calculator in planning an evaluation of an asthma care program.


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Internet Citation: Slide 8. Applications: Ways to Use Calculator: The Asthma Care Return-on-Investment Calculator. October 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.