Value-based sleep and breathing: health economic aspects of obstructive sleep apnea
AuthorWickwire, Emerson M
MetadataShow full item record
AbstractObstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common and costly medical condition. Untreated OSA is associated with numerous and well-documented adverse health consequences including depression, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and premature death. In addition to these health consequences, untreated OSA is also associated with substantial costs borne by patients, payers, the health system, and society at large. Perhaps more importantly, evidence suggests that OSA treatment is associated with positive economic benefit. The purpose of this brief review is to introduce economic aspects of OSA, including the potential economic benefit of OSA treatment.
Rights/TermsCopyright: © 2021 Wickwire EM et al.
Identifier to cite or link to this itemhttp://hdl.handle.net/10713/15909
- Polysomnography in patients with obstructive sleep apnea: an evidence-based analysis.
- Authors: Medical Advisory Secretariat.
- Issue date: 2006
- Obstructive sleep apnea: personal, societal, public health, and legal implications.
- Authors: Morsy NE, Farrag NS, Zaki NFW, Badawy AY, Abdelhafez SA, El-Gilany AH, El Shafey MM, Pandi-Perumal SR, Spence DW, BaHammam AS
- Issue date: 2019 Jun 26
- Obstructive sleep apnea: diagnosis, epidemiology, and economics.
- Authors: Kapur VK
- Issue date: 2010 Sep
- Cost minimization using an artificial neural network sleep apnea prediction tool for sleep studies.
- Authors: Teferra RA, Grant BJ, Mindel JW, Siddiqi TA, Iftikhar IH, Ajaz F, Aliling JP, Khan MS, Hoffmann SP, Magalang UJ
- Issue date: 2014 Sep
- Cost-effectiveness of obstructive sleep apnea screening for patients with diabetes or chronic kidney disease.
- Authors: Okubo R, Kondo M, Hoshi SL, Yamagata K
- Issue date: 2015 Sep