3222.0 Cost-Benefit Analysis for Public Health: Return on Investment for Prevention & Long-term Sustainable Outcomes

Monday, October 29, 2012: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session will provide examples of how cost data, financial incentives and economic modeling are being utilized to promote the availability and sustainability of important public health prevention programs and services.
Session Objectives: Describe steps involved in developing an economic model for public health initiatives
Green Ekadi, MS, PhD

Economic evaluation of targeted tuberculosis testing of children entering school in Los Angeles County
Ricardo Basurto-Dávila, PhD, MS, Yuwen Yue, MPH, Heather Readhead, MD MPH, Chhandasi Bagchi, MPH and Frank Alvarez, MD, MPH
Incorporating economic modeling and cost estimation into local public health data
Leslie Ray, MPH, MPPA, MA, Alicia Sampson, MPH, CPH, Barbara M. Stepanski, MPH, Alan M. Smith, PhD, MPH, Joshua Smith, PhD, MPH and Isabel Corcos, PhD, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Health Administration

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)