Optimizing quality and efficiency of respiratory medicines in Scotland

Holly McCabe, Brian B Godman, Amanj Kurdi, Sean MacBride-Stewart, Simon Hurding, Marion Bennie, Alec Morton

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Abstract

Increasing prevalence of asthma and COPD has increased use of long acting inhalers. Different inhalers with patented delivery systems have kept costs high and inhalers among the highest expenditure items in ambulatory care in Scotland. There was a 136.8% increase in their utilisation between 2001 - 2017 alongside a 195.7% increase in expenditure. This is being addressed with branded
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jun 2019
EventHTAi Cologne, Germany - Cologne, Germany
Duration: 15 Jun 201919 Jun 2019
http://www.htai2019.org/

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ConferenceHTAi Cologne, Germany
CountryGermany
CityCologne
Period15/06/1919/06/19
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Keywords

  • asthma
  • COPD
  • inhalers
  • Scotland

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    McCabe, H., Godman, B. B., Kurdi, A., MacBride-Stewart, S., Hurding, S., Bennie, M., & Morton, A. (2019). Optimizing quality and efficiency of respiratory medicines in Scotland. Abstract from HTAi Cologne, Germany, Cologne, Germany.