July 2010

US Cost Burden of Ischemic Stroke: A Systematic Literature Review

July 17, 2010

FOCUS ON SPECIALTY PHARMACEUTICALS

Effective preventive treatments, early critical care, and multi-disciplinary rehabilitative strategies for stroke will reduce the national expenditure for stroke-related healthcare services.

Cost Analysis Review of Stroke Centers, Telestroke, and rt-PA

July 17, 2010

FOCUS ON SPECIALTY PHARMACEUTICALS

Use of rt-PA is associated with long-term cost savings, but more high-quality, current cost-effectiveness research is needed for stroke centers, care networks, and telemedicine.