Items Tagged ‘Effectiveness’

August 18, 2009

August 18-Quality: Comparative Effectiveness

By ldw06

Knee replacements are determined to be cost-effective A $20,000 procedure to replace a knee ravaged by arthritis in the elderly is generally a good deal for both patients and the federal Medicare program that pays the bill, according to a new study.  In the study, based on a computer model using Medicare claims and other […]

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