from Health Economics at https://whr.tn/2kfJ7lE on May 21, 2018 at 11:16PM The U.S. spends more per person on health care than any other major industrialized nation. In fact, costs now reach about 18% of GDP and so anything that can slow the climb – or reverse it – tends to get attention. One promising idea […]
from ISPOR News & Press Releases at http://bit.ly/2IEmDZS on May 21, 2018 at 10:18PM Baltimore, MD, USA—May 21, 2018—ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, opened its ISPOR 2018 conference in Baltimore, MD, USA this morning with the first plenary session, “Inflection Point for Real-World Evidence? The Transformational Role of Digital Health.” […]
from Health and Quality of Life Outcomes at http://bit.ly/2LkVHMv on May 21, 2018 at 09:03PM Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a chronic condition associated with high mortality and morbidity. It is characterized by acute clinical symptoms such as painful vaso-occlusive crises, which can impair health-rela…
from Health and Quality of Life Outcomes at http://bit.ly/2IEcHvB on May 21, 2018 at 09:03PM The aging of Chinese society has increased interest in improving the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of the elderly, including their oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL). This study aims to evaluat…
from ASHEcon at http://bit.ly/2IZVccv on May 21, 2018 at 08:40PM Call for Abstracts for the 16th Annual Southeastern Health Economics Study Group Conference The conference will be held on November 2 and 3 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. The sponsors for this year’s event are the Center for Human Capital Studies […]
from The Incidental Economist at http://bit.ly/2GCdRG7 on May 21, 2018 at 06:58PM As you know, I’m now the Web and Social Media Editor at JAMA Pediatrics. We’ve got a podcast where I discuss a paper from the journal. I do my best to pick good ones. Please consider giving this a listen, and subscribe! Doing so […]
from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2s1Gzef on May 21, 2018 at 04:25PM The aims of this study were to examine the potential association between sleep problems, symptom burden, and survival in advanced cancer patients.