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Comparison of swiss basic health insurance costs of complementary and conventional medicine. Studer HP, Busato A. Speicherschwendi, University of Bern, Switzerland. Forsch Komplementmed. 2011;18(6):315-20. Epub 2011 Nov 25.

Patients whose GP knows complementary medicine tend to have lower costs and live longer. Kooreman P, Baars EW. Department of Economics, Tilburg University, Warandelaan 2, 5037 AB, Tilburg, The Netherlands, [email protected] Eur J Health Econ. 2011 Jun 22.

The benefits of homeopathy and anthroposophic medicine for healthy ageingECHAMPS March 2011 by Erik Baars University of Applied Sciences, Leiden and Louis BolkInstitut, Driebergen, Netherlands

Patients Whose GP Knows Complementary Medicine Have Lower Costs and Live Longer. Professor Peter Kooreman Department of Economics at Tilburg University and Erik Baars. May 31, 2010

Comparative evaluation of homeopathy and allopathy within the Parisian hospital system, 1849–1851 by Michael Dean, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 2010;103:34-36, © 2010 Royal Society of Medicine, Over a 15 year period and involving many thousands of patients, Jean Paul Tessier conducted an open trial comparing homeopathy with allopathy in the Sainte Marguerite Hospital, the Beaujon Hospital and the Enfants Malades Hospital, which ultimately proved so clearly in favour of homeopathy, it spread rapidly throughout Europe.

Cuba prevents annual epidemic among 5m people using homeopathy.

Cost-benefit evaluation of homeopathic versus conventional therapy in respiratory diseases. Rossi E, Crudeli L, Endrizzi C, Garibaldi D. Homeopathic Clinic, Campo di Marte Hospital, Lucca, Homeopathic Reference Centre Region of Tuscany, Italy. Homeopathy. 2009 Jan;98(1):2-10.

Economic aspects of allergies: status and prospects for Austria Stein V, Dorner T, Lawrence K, Kunze M, Rieder A. Institut für Sozialmedizin, Centre for Public Health, Medizinische Universität Wien, Wien, Osterreich. [email protected] Wien Med Wochenschr. 2007;157(11-12):248-54

Outcome and costs of homoeopathic and conventional treatment strategies: a comparative cohort study in patients with chronic disorders Witt C, Keil T, Selim D, Roll S, Vance W, Wegscheider K, Willich SN. Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charité University Medical Center, 10098 Berlin, Germany. [email protected] Complement Ther Med. 2005 Jun;13(2):79-86

Does homeopathy reduce the cost of conventional drug prescribing? A study of comparative prescribing costs in general practice Jain A. Kingfisher Medical Centre, South East London, UK. [email protected] Homeopathy. 2003 Apr;92(2):71-6

The economic evaluation of complementary medicine: a staged approach at the Royal London Homeopathic Hospital van Haselen R.Royal London Homeopathic Hospital, London, UK Br Homeopath J. 2000 Jul;89 Suppl 1:S23-6

Improving the evaluation of homeopathy: economic considerations and impact on health Chaufferin G. Boiron, Sainte-Foy-les Lyon, France Br Homeopath J. 2000 Jul;89 Suppl 1:S27-30

Effectiveness, safety and cost-effectiveness of homeopathy in general practice Рsummarized health technology assessment Bornh̦ft G, Wolf U, von Ammon K, Righetti M, Maxion-Bergemann S, Baumgartner S, Thurneysen AE, Matthiessen PF. Chair in Medical Theory and Complementary Medicine, University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany Forsch Komplementarmed. 2006;13 Suppl 2:19-29. Epub 2006 Jun 26

Use and expenditure on complementary medicine in England: a population based survey Thomas KJ, Nicholl JP, Coleman P. Medical Centre Research Unit, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK. [email protected] Complement Ther Med. 2001 Mar;9(1):2-11.

The costs of treating rheumatoid arthritis patients with complementary medicine: exploring the issue van Haselen RA, Graves N, Dahiha S. Royal London Homoeopathic Hospital, UK Complement Ther Med. 1999 Dec ;7 (4):217-21 10709304

Cost effectiveness and efficacy of homeopathy in primary health care units of the Government of Delhi – a study RK Manchanda1, M Kulhashreshtha2 1 Directorate of ISM and Homoeopathy, Nehru Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital, New Delhi, India; M 2 Directorate of Health Services, Government of Delhi, India

Cost-effectiveness of homeopathy in chronic diseases D Spence Bristol Homeopathic Hospital, Bristol, UK

Is complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) cost-effective? a systematic review Patricia M Herman, 1 Benjamin M Craig,2 and Opher Caspi3 1Program in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA 2Department of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA 3Recanati Center for Internal Medicine and Research, Rabin Medical Center (Beilinson Campus), Petah Tikva, Israel BMC Complement Altern Med. 2005; 5: 11

Complementary and alternative medicine costs – a systematic literature review
Maxion-Bergemann S, Wolf M, Bornhöft G, Matthiessen PF, Wolf U. PanMedion Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland Forsch Komplementarmed. 2006;13 Suppl 2:42-5. Epub 2006 Jun 26