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The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD)

Chronic diseases impose substantial clinical and economic burden on the United States. Click below to read more.

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PFCD In the States

In an effort to raise awareness of the broad impact of chronic disease across the U.S., PFCD takes a closer look at the cost of chronic disease and opportunities for change that could save lives and health care dollars.
More than 190 million Americans, or about 59 percent of the population, are affected by one or more chronic diseases. Having one chronic condition
By Dr. Ronald Renuart Sr. 4/18/17   Chronic diseases are taking a serious toll on our nation and our state.   There are millions
By Helen Durkin, JD 1/5/17   A headline crossed my desktop recently. And it made me sad:  “U.S. ranks near bottom among

Latest Research

What is the impact of chronic disease on America? The Projected total cost of chronic disease from 2016-2030 in America is $42 Trillion.

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Mental Health Facts

The projected total cost of mental health conditions in the U.S. from 2016 to 2030 is $3.6 trillion - $3.4 trillion in medical costs and $140.8 billion in societal costs. Learn more about mental health spending, opportunities for change, and policy solutions to improve health outcomes and achieve savings.

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