Value of the Poison Center System: Lewin Group Report

Report quantifies the value of the American poison center system.

A study by the Lewin Group confirms the value of the American poison center system, indicating that poison centers save Americans more than $1.8 billion every year in medical costs and lost productivity. The Lewin Group’s analysis included the four most commonly referenced savings metrics (savings due to avoided medical utilization, reduced hospital length of stay, in-person outreach, and reduced work-loss days).

Read the Value of the Poison Center System report here.

See the related AAPCC Financial Survey results here.


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