Krithika Tyagarajan, Rhenu Bhuller
In the healthcare system, healthcare spending is mainly on fighting preventable diseases, with only single digit percentages invested in disease prevention programs. However, disease prevention is gaining traction. As a result, certain dietary supplements are now being assessed to help reduce the risk of certain diseases among high-risk population groups. This briefing, based on Frost & Sullivan’s recent economic analysis, “Smart Prevention – Healthcare Cost Savings Resulting from the Aggregated Use of Dietary Supplements”, assesses the link between the use of dietary supplements at preventive levels, the cost savings associated and the likely business opportunities that will result.