Current and future direct healthcare cost burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Alberta, Canada

OBJECTIVES: To examine the resource use and healthcare costs for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Alberta, Canada between 2008 and 2016 and model the future costs to 2030.

Publication Type: Journal Articles

Year of Publication: 2019

Topics: Chronic Diseases / Disorders, Health Economics / Healthcare Costs

Authors: Dat Tran, Thanh Nguyen, Arto Ohinmaa, Irvin Mayers, Philip Jacobs

Journal Title: Canadian Journal of Respiratory, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine