Against the riggers

from Econsalut at on November 22, 2019 at 07:33AM El enemigo conoce el sistema Manipulación de ideas, personas e influencias después de la economía de la atención Uno de los errores recurrentes de la izquierda es pensar que el populismo es la… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full […]

Constrained Optimization for the Selection of Influenza Vaccines to Maximize the Population Benefit: A Demonstration Project

from Applied Health Economics and Health Policy at on November 22, 2019 at 03:16AM Abstract Background Influenza is an infectious disease causing a high annual economic and public health burden. The most efficient management of the disease is through prevention with vaccination. Many influenza vaccines are available, with varying efficacy and cost, targeting different […]

Potential Bias Associated with Modeling the Effectiveness of Healthcare Interventions in Reducing Mortality Using an Overall Hazard Ratio

from PharmacoEconomics at on November 22, 2019 at 02:21AM Abstract Background Clinical trials often report intervention efficacy in terms of the reduction in all-cause mortality between the treatment and control arms (i.e., an overall hazard ratio [oHR]) instead of the reduction in disease-specific mortality (i.e., a disease-specific hazard ratio [dsHR]). Using oHR to reduce […]

Economic evaluation of meningococcal vaccines: considerations for the future

from The European Journal of Health Economics at on November 21, 2019 at 06:31PM Abstract In 2018, a panel of health economics and meningococcal disease experts convened to review methodologies, frameworks, and decision-making processes for economic evaluations of vaccines, with a focus on evaluation of vaccines targeting invasive meningococcal disease (IMD). The panel discussed […]