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Table 2 Potential value of selected prevention services provided by The Family Van.

From: Calculating the return on investment of mobile healthcare

Recommended interventions [8] Actual number of services provided Total number of QALYS saved Estimated value of QALYS saved* ($)
Hypertension screening and treatment 1,693 152 10,640,000
Vision screening 123 3 210,000
Cholesterol screening and treatment 616 55 385,000
Obesity screening 949 27 1,890.000
Depression screening 110 10 700,000
Diabetes screening 1039 4 280,000
Diet counseling 796 3 210,000
Total annual value of life years saved 5,326 254 17,780,000
  1. Visits are distributed by risk for initial visits only (42% of total). More than one service may have been provided at each visit. *Value of statistical life year, $70,000 [10].
  2. QALYS = quality adjusted life years saved.