Value in Neurology

Brent C. James, MD, MStat, Executive Director and Quality Officer, Intermountain Health­care Leadership Institute, Salt Lake City, UT delivered the Presidential lecture at the 2016 American Academy of Neurology annual meeting.

A cost-effectiveness analysis of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) therapies has shown the importance of using first-line treatments first to treat the disease. In terms of achieving no evidence of disease activity (NEDA), the most effective treatment strategy was natalizumab in the first-line setting, followed by alemtuzumab as first-line treatment, according to a presentation at the 2016 American Academy of Neurology annual meeting.

Neurologist-directed ambulatory care for chronic neurologic diseases resulted in higher costs but fewer adverse events and less use of acute care services, according to an American Academy of Neurology–supported study.

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