A Systematic Review of Economic Evaluation Methodologies Between Resource-Limited and Resource-Rich Countries: A Case of Rotavirus Vaccines

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 […]

Cost-Utility Analysis of Telemonitoring Interventions for Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Germany

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 […]

Scalping Hamilton

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 […]