Volume 50, Number 11 November 2021
A Singapore retrospective study examined over 250,000 patients, among whom 62.4% were with multiple chronic diseases (multimorbidity). The findings revealed that the median annual healthcare cost per capita for patients with multimorbidity was about twice the amount of those without multimorbidity. Preventive measures comprising lifestyle changes and regular screenings for patients with existing conditions, complemented by IT solutions, may enable better management.
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Outcomes of second-tier rapid response activations in a tertiary referral hospital: A prospective...
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