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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Financial Cost of ADE's (continued)

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  • Increase in costs after an ADE: $1310
    Increase after a preventable ADE: $1983
  • Extrapolated to 1000 adults age 65+
    Costs per year to treat preventable ADEs: $27,365


We could apply ~$750,000 each year to pay for the intervention

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