Health Economics

Our health economists study the underlying causes of the high cost of health care and whether health care can be improved through better resource allocation and health care financial management.

In examining diverse medical problems including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, lead poisoning, and substance abuse, our research helps policy makers decide how to allocate personal, technical, and financial resources to improve public health and the human condition.

Capabilities

  • Cost/benefit analyses of interventions and treatments
  • Cost-effectiveness studies
  • Economic modeling
  • Program evaluations
Study: Prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease in adults over 30 to rise 27 percent by 2030

The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) will rise in the United States, according to a new report led by RTI I... Read more »


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