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PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS EXPRESS STRONG WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR BIOLOGIC THERAPIES

Toronto, ON, Canada – Biologic therapies are an expensive group of drugs increasingly being used to treat inflammatory diseases in children and adults. Coverage in publicly-financed drug plans has been inconsistent and, at a cost of over $17,000 per year,

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THE VALUE OF GENETIC DIVINATION – STATED PREFERENCES FOR PERSONALIZED INFORMATION FOR REDUCING MORTALITY RISKS

Durham, NC, USA – The advent of genetic testing provides individuals and health care systems the opportunity to acquire information about predispositions to cancers and other diseases.  Whether this information is useful depends on the existence of efficacious health interventions

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One Treatment Does Not Fit All When It Comes To Low Back Pain

Copenhagen, Denmark – When it comes to choosing treatment for low back pain (LBP), patients have to choose from an array of treatment options. The decision is complicated, however, by the conflicting evidence and the lack of certainty about recovery with any

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Self-Care Or Professional Help? The Role Of Symptom Severity

Aberdeen, UK – To design cost-effective health services, we need to understand how people choose to manage the symptoms they experience.

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Combining Individual-Specific Preferences With Cost Data To Inform Health Care Decisions

Rotterdam, The Netherlands – Offering patients the possibility to “choose” their own care program (i.e., customized care) can be beneficial for both patients and hospitals.

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