from THCB at http://bit.ly/2aqeSVs on July 31, 2016 at 01:26PM By SAURABH JHA, MD To paraphrase Tolstoy, all competence is alike, but every incompetence is incompetence in its own way. Every time I think I’ve seen the horizon of incompetence, I’m dealt a surprise. The sun never sets on incompetence. In healthcare, incompetence can be […]
from Applied Health Economics and Health Policy at http://bit.ly/2anw659 on July 31, 2016 at 08:45AM Abstract Background For more than three decades, the number and influence of economic evaluations of healthcare interventions have been increasing and gaining attention from a policy level. However, concerns about the credibility of these studies exist, particularly in studies from […]
from Applied Health Economics and Health Policy at http://bit.ly/2amwv4K on July 31, 2016 at 08:45AM Abstract Background Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) poses major challenges for health care systems. Previous studies suggest that telemonitoring could be effective in preventing hospitalisations and hence reduce costs. Objective The aim was to evaluate whether telemonitoring interventions for COPD […]
from Market Design at http://bit.ly/2aGhOPF on July 31, 2016 at 06:49AM The NY Times has the story: How Scalpers Make Their Millions With ‘Hamilton’ "For most of May, the median price of a ticket on the secondary market was around $850. Between the Tonys and the July 9 performances, it pushed toward $1,600. Before Mr. Miranda’s […]
from The Incidental Economist at http://bit.ly/2aj2TqM on July 31, 2016 at 06:03AM Help me learn new things! – Oceanography This post is part of a series in which I’m dedicating a month to learning about twelve new things this year. The full schedule can be found here. This is month seven. (tl;dr at the bottom of […]
from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2aGVxhE on July 30, 2016 at 02:10PM The authors examined physiciansâ€™ perspectives on factors that support or hinder evidence-based decisions and the implications for delivery systems, payers, and policymakers.
from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2aEWiLl on July 30, 2016 at 02:10PM The results of this secondary data analysis simulating a QRIS validation using six large early care and education datasets demonstrate several issues that should be considered when constructing, validating, and making changes to existing quality ratings.