The economic cost and health burden of liver diseases in Australia – Deloitte Access Economics for GESA – Gastroenterological Society of Australia and ALA – Australian Liver Association – 27 March 2013

Posted on March 27, 2013. Filed under: Gastroenterology, Health Economics | Tags: , , , , |

The economic cost and health burden of liver diseases in Australia – Deloitte Access Economics for GESA – Gastroenterological Society of Australia and ALA – Australian Liver Association – 27 March 2013

“Rising burden of chronic liver disease – a high price to pay

Experts call for liver disease to become a national priority

According to a new expert report* launched today, liver disease now affects more than six million Australians (over a quarter of the population) and equates to a staggering annual cost burden of $50.7 billion. While this burden exceeds diabetes and chronic kidney disease combined – unlike other countries (including the UK) – Australia is yet to formally recognise liver disease as a chronic condition and a national health priority in line with diabetes.”

… continues

full text of the report

Advertisements
Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( Comments Off on The economic cost and health burden of liver diseases in Australia – Deloitte Access Economics for GESA – Gastroenterological Society of Australia and ALA – Australian Liver Association – 27 March 2013 )

The economic impact of stroke in Australia – Deloitte Access Economics report for the National Stroke Foundation – 17 March 2013

Posted on March 19, 2013. Filed under: Health Economics, Neurology | Tags: , , |

The economic impact of stroke in Australia – Deloitte Access Economics report for the National Stroke Foundation – 17 March 2013

“The bleak future of stroke revealed: over 700,000 survivors and counting.

The number of stroke survivors in Australia will grow to over 700,000 within 20 years, representing a true “social and economic catastrophe” unless Government commit to finally funding the nation’s second biggest killer and a leading cause of disability, according to the National Stroke Foundation.

Launching a new report in Melbourne today, Stroke Foundation chief executive Erin Lalor said despite the fact that stroke had been a National Health Priority Area since 1996 it had been systematically neglected by successive governments since that time.

“This report has shown us the high price Australia will pay for that neglect,” Dr Lalor said.

The Deloitte Access Economics Report, “The economic impact of stroke in Australia”, was commissioned by the National Stroke Foundation in 2012 and provides the first updated figures on the incidence, prevalence and cost of stroke in almost a decade.”

… continues on the site

Deloitte Access Economics Report

Deloitte Access Economics Report Summary 2013

Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( Comments Off on The economic impact of stroke in Australia – Deloitte Access Economics report for the National Stroke Foundation – 17 March 2013 )

Dementia Across Australia: 2011-2050 – Deloitte Access Economics for Alzheimer’s Australia – 9 September 2011

Posted on October 17, 2011. Filed under: Aged Care / Geriatrics | Tags: , |

Dementia Across Australia: 2011-2050 – Deloitte Access Economics for Alzheimer’s Australia – 9 September 2011

“Deloitte Access Economics was commissioned by Alzheimer’s Australia to provide updated dementia prevalence estimates and projections for Australia.  Specifically, this report estimates the number of people with dementia in Australia in 2011, and predicts the number of people who will be living with dementia in Australia in the future, from 2012 until 2050.”

Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( Comments Off on Dementia Across Australia: 2011-2050 – Deloitte Access Economics for Alzheimer’s Australia – 9 September 2011 )

The economic impact of incontinence in Australia 2011 – Deloitte Access Economics – June 2011

Posted on June 24, 2011. Filed under: Health Economics, Health Status, Urology | Tags: , |

The economic impact of incontinence in Australia 2011 – Deloitte Access Economics – June 2011
Continence Foundation of Australia

Extract from the executive summary

“In 2010, there are around 4.2 million Australians aged 15 years and over living in the community with urinary incontinence, and 1.3 million with faecal  incontinence. In total, 4.6 million people or 21% of the community population have urinary or faecal incontinence, or both. The prevalence rate is much higher in the Residential Aged Care (RAC) population where 70.9% or almost 129,000 residents have urinary or faecal incontinence (or both).”  … continues

Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )

Liked it here?
Why not try sites on the blogroll...