A Bank for the World: A Call to Arms on the Sidelines of the World Bank’s Annual Meetings

from Amanda Glassman at https://bit.ly/3pqPmWv on October 22, 2021 at 09:43PM A Bank for the World: A Call to Arms on the Sidelines of the World Bank’s Annual Meetings October 22, 2021 Global challenges like pandemics, climate change, biodiversity depletion, and conflict require global collective action. Yet the World Bank, built around country financing as […]

Use of Buprenorphine for Those with Employer-Sponsored Insurance During the Initial Phase of the COVID-19 Pandemic

from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at https://bit.ly/3mcphbP on October 22, 2021 at 02:58PM Objective To quantify weekly rates of use of buprenorphine for those with employer-based insurance and whether the rate differs based on county-level measures of race, historical fatal drug overdose rate, and COVID-19 case rate. Methods We used 2020 pharmaceutical […]

Population-Based Estimates of Geographic Accessibility of Medication for Opioid Use Disorder by Substance Use Disorder Treatment Facilities from 2014 to 2020

from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at https://bit.ly/3jrxTcI on October 22, 2021 at 02:58PM Background Understanding whether individuals have geographic accessibility to a substance use disorder treatment facility and a treatment facility that offers medication treatment for opioid use disorder (MOUD) can inform efforts to address the ongoing opioid crisis. Methods We used […]

Kidney failure is epidemic among agricultural workers in hot countries… so is likely to be exacerbated by global warming.

from Market Design at https://bit.ly/3psM4lI on October 22, 2021 at 01:09PM  When I visited the UAE this past summer, I learned that it has high rates of kidney failure, attributed to the very high temperatures that outdoor workers experience there. Here’s a story that says that’s a problem in other hot places, and therefore likely […]

Office of Health Economics on Twitter: “What are the most widely used patient reported-outcomes …

from Google Alert at https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://mobile.twitter.com/OHENews/status/1390305531164643332/photo/1&ct=ga&cd=CAIyHjNjYTgyMDdhZjIwYWZhOWM6Y28udWs6ZW46R0I6TA&usg=AFQjCNH6oV5Avwq7-gSumRpCprD6tygQhw on October 22, 2021 at 09:43AM What are the most widely used patient reported-outcomes questionnaires and how to get the most out of them? | Patient Outcomes Masterclass |.

CMMI and its revised strategy

from Healthcare Economist at https://bit.ly/3jptjvB on October 22, 2021 at 06:20AM Created by Section 3021 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI; aka The CMS Innovation Center) has been tasked with creating new reimbursement strategies to improve quality and decrease costs. Over the past decade, CMMI has tested […]

Health systems performance

from Econsalut at https://bit.ly/3E1C9r6 on October 22, 2021 at 06:13AM Mirror, Mirror 2021: Reflecting Poorly. Health Care in the U.S. Compared to Other High-Income Countries Summary of the report : Norway has the best health care system among selected western… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, […]