Mendelian Randomization analysis of the causal effect of adiposity on hospital costs

from Journal of Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2tG1pVv on January 26, 2020 at 04:07PM Publication date: Available online 25 January 2020 Source: Journal of Health Economics Author(s): Padraig Dixon, William Hollingworth, Sean Harrison, Neil M. Davies, George Davey Smith Abstract Estimates of the marginal effect of measures of adiposity such as body mass index (BMI) on […]

Is there evidence of weathering among women seeking fertility treatments?: Evidence and insights

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/3aMu37R on January 26, 2020 at 12:12PM Publication date: Available online 25 January 2020 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Katherine Tierney Abstract Racial disparities in outcomes of assisted reproductive technologies (ART) are well-documented, and evidence of racial disparities in other forms of fertility treatments has also been observed. […]

The effects of DRGs-based payment compared with cost-based payment on inpatient healthcare utilization: A systematic review and meta-analysis

from Health Policy at http://bit.ly/3aIp1JJ on January 26, 2020 at 11:25AM Publication date: Available online 25 January 2020 Source: Health Policy Author(s): Zhaolin Meng, Wen Hui, Yuanyi Cai, Jiazhou Liu, Huazhang Wu Abstract Diagnosis related groups (DRGs)-based payment is increasingly used worldwide to control hospital costs instead of pre-existing cost-based payment, but the results of […]