from The Health Care Blog at http://bit.ly/1LMdDtv on February 26, 2015 at 03:00PM HxRefactored kicks off April 1st in Boston and we are excited to have Kavita Patel participating in a panel titled “Master Class in U.S. Health Policy.” Kavita is a Managing Director at The Brookings Institute in Washington, DC and has a long […]

HWR is up

from Healthcare Economist at http://bit.ly/1LJ7Kvf on February 26, 2015 at 02:16PM David Williams has posted Health Wonk Review: Happy 10th anniversary edition at Health Business Blog. It’s Health Business Blog’s 10 year anniversary so be sure to stop by to read David’s post and wish him well – 10 years Internet time is a veritable […]

Research Analyst, American Dental Association

from ASHEcon at http://bit.ly/1Avzods on February 26, 2015 at 12:33PM Location: Chicago, Illinois Department: Health Policy Institute Description: The Health Policy Institute (HPI) is a division within the ADA, established as an in-house “think tank” focusing on generating, synthesizing and disseminating policy knowledge on critical issues concerning the health care and dental care system. The […]

Economist/Health Services Researcher, American Dental Association

from ASHEcon at http://bit.ly/1Avzl1a on February 26, 2015 at 12:25PM Location: Chicago, Illinois Department: Health Policy Institute Description: The Health Policy Institute (HPI) is a division within the ADA, established as an in-house “think tank” focusing on generating, synthesizing and disseminating policy knowledge on critical issues concerning the health care and dental care system. The […]

Post-Doctoral Scholar Position in Health Economics and Policy, UC Davis

from ASHEcon at http://bit.ly/1zhzKzq on February 26, 2015 at 12:09PM Department of Public Health Sciences School of Medicine University of California Davis Davis, CA Job Description: To participate in a variety of projects concerning applied health economics/health policy such as the impacts of tele-health use in hospitals and long-term care facilities, community-interventions to maintain healthy […]

Séminaire Hospinnomics 18 mars 2015

from Hospinnomics at http://bit.ly/1MUew4I on February 26, 2015 at 10:58AM Ces informations sont disponibles en pdf Inscription: merci de nous retourner ce document complété Victor Rodwin Wagner School, New-York University 18 mars 2015, 17h-19h Hôtel-Dieu, Amphithéâtre Lapersonne, 1 Parvis Notre-Dame, 75004 Paris « Hospitalisations et réhospitalisations sensibles aux soins de premier… Plus Cet article Séminaire Hospinnomics […]

Longitudinal associations between asthma control, medication adherence, and quality of life among adolescents: results from a cross-lagged analysis

from Latest Results for Quality of Life Research at http://bit.ly/1DVjV7C on February 26, 2015 Abstract Purpose It is not completely clear whether and how medication adherence, asthma control, and quality of life (QOL) predict each other over time. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to examine the longitudinal associations between asthma control, medication […]

PROMIS ® pediatric self-report scales distinguish subgroups of children within and across six common pediatric chronic health conditions

from Latest Results for Quality of Life Research at http://bit.ly/1LJLaon on February 26, 2015 Abstract Purpose To conduct a comparative analysis of eight pediatric self-report scales for ages 8–17 years from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS®) in six pediatric chronic health conditions, using indicators of disease severity. Methods […]

Quality of life and patient preferences: identification of subgroups of multiple sclerosis patients

from Latest Results for Quality of Life Research at http://bit.ly/1LJLcwo on February 26, 2015 Abstract Purpose The aim of this study was to estimate preferences related to quality of life attributes in people with multiple sclerosis, by keeping heterogeneity of patient preference in mind, using the latent class approach. Methods A discrete choice experiment survey […]

Healthcare costs and resource utilization of asthma in Germany: a claims data analysis

from Latest Results for The European Journal of Health Economics at http://bit.ly/1JO1EOB on February 26, 2015 Abstract Introduction Asthma is associated with a substantial economic burden on the German Statutory Health Insurance. Aims and objectives To determine costs and resource utilization associated with asthma and to analyze the impact of disease severity on subgroups based […]

Healthcare costs and resource utilization of asthma in Germany: a claims data analysis

from Latest Results for The European Journal of Health Economics at http://bit.ly/1JO1EOB on February 26, 2015 Abstract Introduction Asthma is associated with a substantial economic burden on the German Statutory Health Insurance. Aims and objectives To determine costs and resource utilization associated with asthma and to analyze the impact of disease severity on subgroups based […]

Probabilistic Markov Model Estimating Cost Effectiveness of Methylphenidate Osmotic-Release Oral System Versus Immediate-Release Methylphenidate in Children and Adolescents: Which Information is Needed?

from Latest Results for PharmacoEconomics at http://bit.ly/1GwM0BX on February 26, 2015 Abstract Background Incidence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents has been increasing. The disorder results in high societal costs. Policymakers increasingly use health economic evaluations to inform decisions on competing treatments of ADHD. Yet, health economic evaluations of first-choice medication […]

Modern Management Practices and Hospital Admissions

from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/1zG5K1a on February 25, 2015 at 05:44AM We investigate whether the modern management practices and publicly reported performance measures are associated with choice of hospital for patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). We define and measure management practices at approximately half of US cardiac care units using a novel survey approach. […]