Policy Documents

Stemming the Tide of Chronic Disease

John Castellani –
July 15, 2013

In this post at PhRMA, Castellani blogs that:

A chronic disease is detrimental to more than just the person who has it – its impact ripples through the health care system and economy as a whole. According to research by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 80 cents of every dollar spent on health care in the United States goes to treat chronic disease. Its significance cannot be overstated.