Global Health Faculty Position

from ASHEcon at on October 31, 2017 at 08:28PM       UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH MANAGEMENT AND POLICY HEALTH ECONOMICS OF GLOBAL HEALTH FACULTY POSITION The Department of Health Management and Policy (HMP) at the University of Michigan is seeking a faculty member at the rank of assistant professor—within the field […]

Health Economist

from ASHEcon at on October 31, 2017 at 08:28PM   The Health Economics Resource Center (HERC) seeks a health economist at any level of experience to conduct health services research at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system. HERC is the national VA center for health economics that is affiliated with […]

Path analysis of warning label effects on negative emotions and quit attempts: A longitudinal study of smokers in Australia, Canada, Mexico, and the US

from Social Science & Medicine at on October 31, 2017 at 06:03PM Publication date: Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Yoo Jin Cho, James F. Thrasher, Hua-Hie Yong, André Salem Szklo, Richard J. O’Connor, Maansi Bansal-Travers, David Hammond, Geoffrey T. Fong, James Hardin, Ron Borland

Hart, Goldberg Discuss Value Frameworks

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at on October 31, 2017 at 04:53PM BioNJ CEO and President Debbie Hart and Center for Medicine in the Public Interest Vice President and Co-Founder Robert Goldberg discussed value frameworks in an op-ed published Oct. 27 on NJ Spotlight. The op-ed’s authors write value frameworks could potentially lead […]

MAPS 2018 Abstract Deadline Looms

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at on October 31, 2017 at 03:52PM The second Medical Affairs Professional Society’s meeting is reminding interested parties the deadline for abstract submissions is Dec. 1. The MAPS 2018 meeting is slated to kick off Feb. 25 in Miami, Florida. Those interested in submitted an abstract must first […]

NEJM Catalyst, Harvard Plan Free Webinar

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at on October 31, 2017 at 03:22PM NEJM Catalyst and Harvard Business School/HBS Health Care Initiative are slated to host a live webinar 1-5 p.m. EST Thursday, Nov. 2. The free event, titled Navigating Payment Reform for Providers, Payers and Pharma, expert leaders, researchers and physicians will share […]

HEDS at ISPOR Glasgow

from Health Economics and Decision Science Blog @ ScHARR at on October 31, 2017 at 03:12PM HEDS are on the road again and travelling to Glasgow with many ScHARR colleagues attending the ISPOR 20th Annual European Congress, from the 3rd-8th November. We have an extensive academic programme, delivering workshops, presentations and posters throughout the five days, starting with […]

ENDURALIFE-Powered Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy Defibrillator Devices for Treating Heart Failure: A NICE Medical Technology Guidance

from Applied Health Economics and Health Policy at on October 31, 2017 at 06:42AM Abstract ENDURALIFE™-powered cardiac resynchronisation therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) devices were the subject of an evaluation by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, through its Medical Technologies Evaluation Programme, for the treatment of heart failure. Boston Scientific (manufacturer) submitted a […]

Pomalidomide with Dexamethasone for Treating Relapsed and Refractory Multiple Myeloma Previously Treated with Lenalidomide and Bortezomib: An Evidence Review Group Perspective of an NICE Single Technology Appraisal

from PharmacoEconomics at on October 31, 2017 at 06:12AM Abstract The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), as part of the institute’s single technology appraisal (STA) process, invited the manufacturer of pomalidomide (POM; Imnovid®, Celgene) to submit evidence regarding the clinical and cost effectiveness of the drug in combination with dexamethasone (POM […]

Do HDHPs save money?

from Healthcare Economist at on October 31, 2017 at 04:56AM This is the question that Zhang et al. (2017) attempt to answer using data form people who switched to a high-deductible health plan (HDHP) compared to those who stayed in the same plan.  They found: After enrollment in HDHPs, 28 percent of enrollees changed […]