Ebola Could Bring U.S. and Cuba Together

from Brookings Topics – Health at http://bit.ly/1u2Tgme on October 31, 2014 at 09:30PM On October 28, the United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly for the 23rd year in a row to condemn the United States’ tough embargo on Cuba as a unilateral interference in free trade. Coincidentally, the UN system is tackling the devastating spread […]

A Primer on Marginal Effects—Part II: Health Services Research Applications

from Latest Results for PharmacoEconomics at http://bit.ly/1tXBRvc on October 31, 2014 Abstract Marginal analysis evaluates changes in a regression function associated with a unit change in a relevant variable. The primary statistic of marginal analysis is the marginal effect (ME). The ME facilitates the examination of outcomes for defined patient profiles or individuals while measuring […]

EQ-5D in skin conditions: an assessment of validity and responsiveness

from Latest Results for The European Journal of Health Economics at http://bit.ly/1uaAgD5 on October 31, 2014 Abstract Aims and objectives This systematic literature review aims to assess the reliability, validity and responsiveness of three widely used generic preference-based measures of health-related quality of life (HRQL), i.e., EQ-5D, Health Utility Index 3 (HUI3) and SF-6D in […]

AHRQ Funding Opportunities

from ASHEcon at http://bit.ly/1ziv7dq on October 30, 2014 at 11:53AM New Opportunities for AHRQ Large Research and Demonstration Grant Applications for Standing AHRQ Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs). Notice Number: NOT-HS-14-018 Key Dates Release Date: October 6, 2014 Related Announcements PA-14-290 PA-14-291 Issued by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AHRQ Purpose This Notice informs the […]

Multiple Faculty Positions at the University of Central Florida

from ASHEcon at http://bit.ly/103vw4d on October 30, 2014 at 11:43AM The University of Central Florida, Department of Health Management and Informatics invites candidates for multiple faculty positions. The University of Central Florida (UCF), Department of Health Management & Informatics (HMI), invites applications for a non-tenure, tenure track assistant, and tenured associate, or full professor position […]