Existing guidelines support the importance of nutritional interventions for medical inpatients at malnutrition risk to alleviate the impact of malnutrition on outcomes. MArS in conjunction with the investigators of the EFFORT – a pragmatic, investigator-initiated, open-label, multicenter Swiss trial have developed and executed a probabilistic health economic analysis. Our evaluation demonstrates that in-hospital nutritional support for medical inpatients is a highly cost-effective intervention in Switzerland to reduce risks for ICU admissions and hospital-associated complications, while improving patient survival.
The full article is available on the website of the Journal of Clinical Nutrition
MArS has a strong background in health economics, the related data analytics, medical writing and communication with payers. We have developed various health economic analyses in the last years which lead to over 35 manuscripts in scientific journals and more than 150 presentations at conferences.