COST SAVINGS ON DRUGS FOR TREATING HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE – (05-13-04)

Economic Implications of Evidence-Based Prescribing for Hypertension

Estimates for cost savings of hypertensive meds range as high as 25% cost savings on the drugs used to treat high blood pressure if physicians would follow the recommendations put out by the medical journals and research. I know as a chiropractor, my reimbursement is constantly in the cross hairs of the insurance company and yet it is pennies compared to costs savings on drugs. It just does not make sense. JAMA — Abstracts: Fischer and Avorn 291 (15): 1850

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For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.







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