ISPOR 19TH ANNUAL EUROPEAN CONGRESS EXPLORES HOW HTA BODIES CAN CONSIDER THE VOICE OF PATIENTS WITH RARE DISEASES

from ISPOR News & Press Releases at http://bit.ly/2esmlSR on October 31, 2016 at 12:05PM Vienna, Austria—31 October 2016—The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)  led an interesting discussion session this afternoon entitled, From Testimonials to Qualitative Research Embedded in Clinical Trials: How Do Health Technology Assessment Bodies Consider the Voice of Rare Disease […]

ISPOR 19TH ANNUAL EUROPEAN CONGRESS EXAMINES NEW APPROACHES TO SURVIVAL MODELING IN ONCOLOGY

from ISPOR News & Press Releases at http://bit.ly/2dVRNwN on October 31, 2016 at 12:05PM Vienna, Austria—31 October 2016—The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) held a workshop this afternoon on New Approaches to Survival Modeling in Oncology at the Society’s 19th Annual European Congress in Vienna, Austria.  The session was moderated by Andrew […]

CCHE Seminar Series

from CCHE General Updates Archive Feed at http://bit.ly/2fa3jka on October 31, 2016 at 10:16AM Canadian Centre for Health Economics View this email in your browser Dear All, As part of the Canadian Centre for Health Economics (CCHE) Friday Health Economics Series, we welcome Peter Austin this Friday November 4th, 10am – 12pm in HS100 (Health […]

5 Ways To Figure Out Whether You Are Being Overtreated For Your Diabetes

from PeterUbel.com at http://bit.ly/2eMRYcK on October 31, 2016 at 10:01AM Diabetes is a dangerous disease, putting people at risk for heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, blindness, amputation…plenty of serious stuff. Fortunately, pills and injections can reduce blood sugar and thereby reduce the risk of those awful sequels. Unfortunately, doctors sometimes treat blood sugar too aggressively, […]

ISPOR 19TH ANNUAL EUROPEAN CONGRESS EXPLORES EUROPEAN COOPERATION IN HEALTH TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT

from ISPOR News & Press Releases at http://bit.ly/2f9Rmeq on October 31, 2016 at 09:05AM Vienna, Austria—31 October 2016—The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)  facilitated a discussion on National Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Process and European Cooperation on HTA: Fit for Purpose? this morning at the Society’s 19th Annual European Congress in Vienna, […]

PLENARY 1 OF ISPOR 19TH ANNUAL EUROPEAN CONGRESS EXPLORES SYNERGIES IN HEALTH CARE

from ISPOR News & Press Releases at http://bit.ly/2efbrSH on October 31, 2016 at 09:05AM Building Collaboration Between Regulators and Health Technology Assessment Bodies  Vienna, Austria—31 October 2016—The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) opened its 19th Annual European Congress in Vienna, Austria this morning with the first plenary session, What Synergies Could Be […]

Get Caught Up on the Latest Issue of HTA Quarterly

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2e4ATai on October 31, 2016 at 04:19AM Get caught up on the latest issue of hat Quarterly, Examine rapid access in the U.S., UK, and France, targeted therapies for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, and explore Singapore’s highly efficient healthcare system. Read now. (Source: Xcenda AmerisourceBergen, HTA Quarterly, Fall […]

The value of adherence information

from Healthcare Economist at http://bit.ly/2fv1yCz on October 30, 2016 at 08:50PM The value of adherence information Written By: Jason Shafrin – Oct• 30•16 A study titled “Estimating the Value of New Technologies That Provide More Accurate Drug Adherence Information to Providers for Their Patients with Schizophrenia” was just published in the November edition of JMCP.  This […]

Breastfeeding and Early Childhood Outcomes: Is There a Causal Relationship?

from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2fkfGiv on October 30, 2016 at 11:09AM This paper examines the impact of breastfeeding on early childhood outcomes. Using Birth Cohort of Early Childhood Longitudinal Survey data and employing a recently developed econometric technique, we estimate the upper and lower bounds of the effect of breastfeeding on early childhood health and […]

On the Road to Universal Children’s Coverage: A Final Update on the KidsWell Campaign (Issue Brief)

from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2f2OrFh on October 30, 2016 at 11:09AM The primary goal of the KidsWell Campaign was to ensure access to health insurance for all children, which in turn was expected to lead to improved health outcomes. KidsWell sought to achieve this aim through a two-fold strategy: by protecting and expanding children’s health […]

Supporting Advocacy to Achieve Universal Children’s Health Coverage: Final Report on the KidsWell Campaign

from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2fkixYP on October 30, 2016 at 11:09AM When the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) passed in 2010, about 6.2 million children were uninsured; of those, nearly 70 percent were already eligible for coverage through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) but not enrolled (Kenney et al. 2012). […]

Moving the Needle on Health Insurance Coverage: Evaluation of the Cities Expanding Health Access for Children and Families Project

from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2f2NAom on October 30, 2016 at 11:09AM The Cities Expanding Health Access for Children and Families (CEHACF) project was designed to capitalize on both cities’ responsibility for protecting the health and well-being of their residents and municipal leaders’ platform for engaging residents. The project’s overarching goal was to empower municipal leaders […]

Late-in-Life Risks and the Under-Insurance Puzzle

from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2fkeTyj on October 30, 2016 at 11:09AM Individuals face significant late-in-life risks, including needing long-term care (LTC). Yet, they hold little long-term care insurance (LTCI). Using both “strategic survey questions,” which identify preferences, and stated demand questions, this paper investigates the degree to which a fundamental lack of interest and poor […]

The effects of industrial work on income and health: Experimental evidence from Ethiopia

from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2f2Pkhd on October 30, 2016 at 11:09AM Activists criticize the poor wages and working conditions in industrial firms. Others counter that these industrial jobs offer wage premiums and steady hours. We worked with five Ethiopian industrial firms to randomize entry-level applicants to one of three treatment arms: a job offer; a […]

Patient Cost Sharing and Healthcare Utilization in Early Childhood: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design

from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2fkhiZu on October 30, 2016 at 11:09AM This paper exploits longitudinal insurance claims data and a cost-sharing subsidy that has exempted copayment and coinsurance of healthcare services for children under the age of 3 in Taiwan. We use a regression discontinuity design to estimate its effect on children’s healthcare utilization. Our […]