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Obesity Drives U.S. Health Care Costs Up by 29 Percent, Varies by State

Newswise — ITHACA, N.Y. – The prevalence of obesity has risen dramatically in the U.S., but there has been little information about the economic impact of this trend for individual states. Recent research by John Cawley, professor of policy analysis and management at Cornell University, provides new insights on how individual states are affected by the health care costs of…

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Top 10 Trends Driving Healthcare in 2018

Newswise — Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—February 6, 2018—ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), announced today the release of its “Top 10 HEOR Trends” list that identifies the most influential topics in the field of health economics and outcomes research for 2018. In today’s rapidly changing, global, healthcare environment, interest in the field of HEOR has grown…

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