Dietitians working in primary health care are cost effective

Posted: Nov 1, 2016



The evidence indicates that dietitians deliver cost-effective nutrition interventions. Based on a review of the literature of trials conducted between 2000-2014, “Dietitians working in primary health care can also have significant economic benefits, potentially saving the health care system $5.50–$99 for every $1 spent on dietetic intervention.” (based on New Zealand dollars).