Delaying the risk corridor lawsuits

from The Incidental Economist at http://bit.ly/297cUHE on June 30, 2016 at 08:30AM Delaying the risk corridor lawsuits Last week, the Department of Justice asked the Court of Federal Claims to dismiss a massive class-action lawsuit in which co-ops have asked for money owed to them under the risk corridor program.  To my knowledge, the government’s […]

How do we make posts interesting?

from AcademyHealth Blog at http://bit.ly/29ceRVQ on June 30, 2016 at 07:11AM In four separate posts, Austin Frakt and Aaron Carroll from The Incidental Economist will describe their translation and dissemination process, specifically how they turn academic papers into interesting blog posts. Each of their posts will cover one of these questions: How do we read […]

The Healthcare Efficiency Myth – What Really Happens When Doctors And Hospitals Join Forces

from PeterUbel.com at http://bit.ly/2952Ocr on June 30, 2016 at 06:32AM For much of the history of U.S. medical care, hospitals and physicians have existed as separate financial entities. Physicians in the U.S. have typically been self-employed, as solo or group practitioners and not as hospital employees. An internist like me might have admitting privileges to […]

Manual Compression versus Vascular Closing Device for Closing Access Puncture Site in Femoral Left-Heart Catheterization and Percutaneous Coronary Interventions: A Retrospective Cross-Sectional Comparison of Costs and Effects in Inpatient Care

from Value in Health at http://bit.ly/29bRiwz on June 30, 2016 at 03:55AM Publication date: Source:Value in Health Author(s): Julia Walter, Matthias Vogl, Martin Holderried, Christian Becker, Alina Brandes, Moritz F Sinner, Wolf Rogowski, Jens Maschmann

HCHE-Forscher ausgezeichnet

from HCHE News at http://bit.ly/296aR7c on June 30, 2016 at 01:32AM Michael Bahrs und Mathias Schumann haben den Joachim R. Frick Memorial Preis bei der 12. interdisziplinären SOEP-Nutzerkonferenz verliehen bekommen für ihr Papier „Unlucky to Be Young? The Long-Term Effects of School Starting Age on Smoking Behavior and Health“. Der Preis wird alle zwei Jahre […]

Economic conditions and the health of babies. You won’t believe what the literature says!

from The Academic Health Economists’ Blo… at http://bit.ly/2942GGf on June 30, 2016 at 12:31AM   How do economic conditions affect a person’s health? We can think of three major mechanisms that researchers examine. Firstly, the absolute effect of wealth or income that affects your access to health-influencing goods and services such as healthcare, good housing, […]

After 190 failed tries…

from Healthcare Economist at http://bit.ly/29buQ6J on June 30, 2016 at 12:04AM After 190 failed tries… Written By: Jason Shafrin – Jun• 29•16 Why are pharmaceuticals so expensive?  One reasons is that there is a lot of research that goes into developing a drug.  Most of that research results in drugs that don’t work.  One example is […]

HEOR Today and in the Future

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/294LLpj on June 29, 2016 at 12:46PM Jennifer Fillman, FP General Manager Specialty Services Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions, recently sat down with Ronda Copher, PhD, Director of Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) at Eisai Inc. to discuss some of the latest trends in the field of HEOR, […]

Value Calculators and the Future of Value-Based Medicine in Oncology

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/294LZNc on June 29, 2016 at 12:46PM Dr. Bruce Feinberg, VP Chief Medical Officer Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions, recently sat down with Dr. Joseph Bailes, medical oncologist and past president of ASCO, to discuss the future of oncology research, practice, and patient care. Their conversation ran the gamut […]

How Important is RWE in Cancer Care?

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/29frJZ0 on June 29, 2016 at 11:45AM Dr. Bruce Feinberg, Chief Medical Officer of Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions, discusses the findings from his research, as well as some broader trends impacting the use of HEOR in the practice of oncology. Find out more here. (Source: CardinalHealth, 6/8/16)