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Cost-utility of Blister Packaging versus Dispensing as Usual of all Medications for Veterans with Serious Mental Illnesses: Results of a Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial

by Jill Lavigne, PhD, MPH
Seminar date: 11/13/2017

Description: We present the results of a cost-utility analysis of a 12-month randomized controlled trial conducted among 243 Veterans in Denver, Colorado (Gutierrez PG and colleagues, in press). We begin by presenting our analysis of costs and QALYs and discuss implications of our findings and needs of future research. Intended audience: Clinicians and researchers interested in suicide prevention, behavioral health care and pharmacy practice.

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