Fearonomics

from Healthcare Economist at https://bit.ly/3nUjZiP on November 23, 2020 at 09:28PM COVID-19 has had a disastrous effect on the economy. While some portion of the economic effect is people becoming ill, much of the effect is due to individuals changing behavior to avoid contracting the disease. For instance, people are much less likely to go […]

Comcast, Independence BlueCross’s Quil: Fast-Forward Past Video Content to Home Sensors for Seniors

from The Health Care Blog at https://bit.ly/35TACoS on November 23, 2020 at 05:25PM By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH It’s not just eyeballs that Comcast NBCUniversal and Independence BlueCross’s joint venture, Quil, is after these days. Carina Edwards, Quil’s CEO, paints a compelling picture of the full-scale business model for “health-in-the-home” that her company is enacting. […]

CCHE Friday Seminar Series: Evaluating the Canadian Child Benefit and Universal Child Care Benefit

from CCHE General Updates Archive Feed at https://bit.ly/397Mdmd on November 23, 2020 at 02:36PM We are pleased to welcome Mark Stabile this Friday November 27th. Canadian Centre for Health Economics View this email in your browser Dear All,   For this week’s CCHE Health Economics Series, we are pleased to welcome Mark Stabile this Friday November […]

Probabilistic One Way Sensitivity Analysis – multiple comparators in an example economic evaluation of breast cancer genomic tests

from Edinburgh Health Economics at https://bit.ly/36ZuOtk on November 23, 2020 at 10:03AM Although there have been substantial developments in the analysis of uncertainty in economic evaluations of health care programmes, the development of methods for one-way sensitivity analysis has been notably slower. Conditional incremental net benefit was recently proposed as an approach for implementing probabilistic […]

Using wastewater to monitor COVID-19

from Healthcare Economist at https://bit.ly/3nR8tom on November 23, 2020 at 06:56AM Understanding trends in COVID-19 transmission rates is vital both public health monitoring and policymaking decisions. However, diagnostic capacity may be limited, and test sampling is often non-random, and often COVID-19 cases are not reported when patients have mild or asymptomatic disease. What is the […]