Quadruple Aim

Reducing Resource Utilization and Readmissions While Assuming Greater Risk

Chronic diseases contribute to the majority of healthcare spending1

Chronic diseases drive 84% of national healthcare spending and 99% of Medicare spending.1

As health systems look to reduce the cost of care, it is valuable to recognize the diseases that contribute to the largest costs.

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COPD=chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; CV=cardiovascular.

 

*Direct and indirect costs, including inpatient and outpatient services, office visits, prescription medications, equipment and supplies, home healthcare, loss of productivity, reduced employment, and premature mortality.2-4

 

1. The costs, challenges and drivers of the quadruple aim. HIT Consultant Website. http://hitconsultant.net/2017/05/26/38871/. Accessed April 18, 2020. 2. Economic costs of diabetes in the U.S. in 2017. Diabetes Care. 2018;41:917-28. 3. Heart disease and stroke statistics—2020 update. Circulation. 2020;141:e139-e596. 4. Guarascio AJ, et al. The clinical and economic burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the USA. Clinicoecon Outcomes Res. 2013:5;235-45.