Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Did you know?
Women’s health is an economic issue we can’t afford to ignore.
If we invest $20 million in coronary artery disease research focused on women, we get $2 billion in returns to our economy.
Coronary artery disease research focused on women is more than good science, it’s a good investment, with a staggering 9,500% return. We improve quality of life, reduce healthcare costs, and add over 12,000 years back to our workforce.
When we add $20 million for coronary artery disease focused on women we get large returns:
Pays for itself 95× over.
Generates nearly $2 billion in returns to the economy.
Brings a 9,500% return on investment.
Read the Research Brief:
THE WHAM REPORT: Societal Impact of Research Funding for Women’s Health in Coronary Artery Disease
Without information on the potential return on investment for women’s health research, stakeholders lack a basis for altering research investments to improve knowledge of women’s health. In this report, the authors examine the societal cost impact of increasing research funding in coronary artery disease and find that investing in women’s health research yields benefits beyond investing in general research.