CCHE News: Assistant Professor Position

from CCHE General Updates Archive Feed at http://bit.ly/2mqdcC3 on February 28, 2017 at 02:35PM Canadian Centre for Health Economics View this email in your browser The Department of Pharmacy at the University of Washington is currently seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor (Research) in Health Economics. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2017 but the position […]

Recently published cost-effectiveness studies (February 20-24, 2017)

from CEA Registry Team at http://bit.ly/2mARBUh on February 28, 2017 at 07:52AM  This week we highlighted findings from recently published cost-effectiveness studies: Text message-based health intervention predicted to improve health and be cost-saving: Using text messages to send health-related advice, motivation, information, and support to patients with coronary heart disease is expected to promote better […]

this is the biggie folks

from Terry Flynn PhD at http://bit.ly/2m8OgP2 on February 28, 2017 at 07:38AM Sometimes you have to take a punt yourself….when you want something done properly you have to do it yourself…..and I have. Keep checking my WORK (tfchoices.com) website news/blog over the next 10 days…..the study I’m launching will either go nowhere or…..well, let’s just […]

Calling all NYC Startups! Digital Health Marketplace is back!

from THCB at http://bit.ly/2m8qjHs on February 28, 2017 at 06:53AM By ALYX STERNLICHT The fourth iteration of Digital Health Marketplace, sponsored by The New York City Economic Development Corporation, in partnership with Health 2.0, is underway! The Digital Health Marketplace connects health technology Buyers and Sellers through curated matchmaking, assistance to facilitate rapid technology adoption, […]

Educational Webinar: Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis for Health Care Decision Making – Emerging Good Practices

from feed/http://bit.ly/1sYYZLQ at http://bit.ly/2ljDq4b on February 28, 2017 at 05:34AM Educational Webinar: Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis for Health Care Decision Making – Emerging Good Practices Tuesday, 28 February 2017 On Thursday 16th March, OHE’s Nancy Devlin will lead an educational webinar, in collaboration with Kevin Marsh and Praveen Thokala, on Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis for […]

Educational Webinar: Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis for Health Care Decision Making – Emerging Good Practices

from OHE News at http://bit.ly/2ljDq4b on February 28, 2017 at 04:37AM Educational Webinar: Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis for Health Care Decision Making – Emerging Good Practices Tuesday, 28 February 2017 On Thursday 16th March, OHE’s Nancy Devlin will lead an educational webinar, in collaboration with Kevin Marsh and Praveen Thokala, on Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis […]

Switching gains and health plan price elasticities: 20 years of managed competition reforms in The Netherlands

from The European Journal of Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2mzyPfU on February 28, 2017 at 04:36AM Abstract In this paper we estimate health plan price elasticities and financial switching gains for consumers over a 20-year period in which managed competition was introduced in the Dutch health insurance market. The period is characterized by a major health […]

Educational Webinar: Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis for Health Care Decision Making – Emerging Good Practices

from News at http://bit.ly/2ljDq4b on February 28, 2017 at 03:18AM Educational Webinar: Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis for Health Care Decision Making – Emerging Good Practices Tuesday, 28 February 2017 On Thursday 16th March, OHE’s Nancy Devlin will lead an educational webinar, in collaboration with Kevin Marsh and Praveen Thokala, on Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis for […]

Switching gains and health plan price elasticities: 20 years of managed competition reforms in The Netherlands

from The European Journal of Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2mzyPfU on February 28, 2017 at 03:12AM Abstract In this paper we estimate health plan price elasticities and financial switching gains for consumers over a 20-year period in which managed competition was introduced in the Dutch health insurance market. The period is characterized by a major health […]

A Better Better Way

from THCB at http://bit.ly/2lZjwj0 on February 27, 2017 at 12:29PM By GEORGE KALOGEROPOULOS  Reports coming out of Washington suggest that Republicans may have bitten off more than they would like to chew with repealing & replacing the ACA, with a proliferation of proposals and no consensus on which to support, or how to get the 60 […]

FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Payor Communications

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2mCGRUD on February 27, 2017 at 07:01AM The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a draft guidance document on payor communications, in the final days of the Obama administration. Drug and Device Manufacturer Communications with Payers, Formulary Committees, and Similar Entities – Questions and Answers, addresses two […]

The leaked Republican replacement

from The Incidental Economist at http://bit.ly/2lg5sgT on February 27, 2017 at 05:52AM The text of a draft bill to repeal and replace Obamacare leaked on Friday. Because the draft hews to principles that Republicans have outlined before, its basic contours aren’t that surprising. As I explained to Greg Sargent at the Washington Post: The emerging […]

Rethink ‘repeal and replace’

from Health Care Policy and Marketplace … at http://bit.ly/2lM6lQg on February 26, 2017 at 11:52PM This is an op-ed that I authored in USA Today––two years ago. Wouldn’t change a word of it: Rethink ‘repeal and replace’: Column Robert Laszewski 7:29 PM ET January 14, 2015 Obey health care customers, not political orthodoxy,  when proposing […]

CHD services reorganisation

from Health Economics and Decision Science Blog @ ScHARR at http://bit.ly/2muheGa on February 26, 2017 at 11:15PM NHS England is proposing to close down some specialist CHD services and concentrate activity on a small number of hospitals.  Hospitals losing include Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust University […]