SA’s HIV treatment programme: Study reveals cost-saving measures can offset ART costs

from Google Alert at http://bit.ly/2AeDuNA on November 29, 2017 at 04:07PM And increases in antiretroviral treatment costs for HIV/AIDS patients in the country have been offset by the introduction of cost-saving measures and universal treatment, according to a study led by a researcher from the Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (HE2RO), a collaboration …

McGill International TB Centre supports innovative initiatives in high-burden regions

from Google Alert at http://bit.ly/2AkKEha on November 29, 2017 at 04:07PM The McGill group is providing assistance with data management, health economics and qualitative research, is reviewing drafted manuscripts and helping to develop dissemination outputs, such as policy briefs. For the grantees, including an operational research component adds value to their results.

Medicare Advantage: Better information tools, better beneficiary choices, better competition

from Brookings: Topics – Health at http://brook.gs/2AlClUM on November 29, 2017 at 03:33PM By John Bertko, Paul Ginsburg, Steven M. Lieberman, Erin Trish, Joseph Antos Since the 1970s, and codified in the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982, Medicare beneficiaries have had the choice of receiving their Medicare benefits through private health plans […]

Medicare Advantage: Better information tools, better beneficiary choices, better competition

from Brookings: Topics – Health at http://brook.gs/2AlClUM on November 29, 2017 at 03:21PM By John Bertko, Paul Ginsburg, Steven M. Lieberman, Erin Trish, Joseph Antos Since the 1970s, and codified in the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982, Medicare beneficiaries have had the choice of receiving their Medicare benefits through private health plans […]

The welfare effects of centralized school choice in NYC, by Abdulkadiroglu, Agarwal and Pathak in the AER

from Market Design at http://bit.ly/2ikc6Hp on November 29, 2017 at 01:58PM The Abdulkadiroglu, Agarwal and Pathak paper on the effects of school choice in NYC has now come out in the December 2017 AER ( 107(12): 3635–3689). They find substantial welfare effects in moving from NYC’s old decentralized high school choice system (in which individual schools […]

Where Is the Prevention in the President’s Opioid Report?

from The Incidental Economist at http://bit.ly/2juMOmJ on November 29, 2017 at 12:01PM The following originally appeared on The Upshot (copyright 2017, The New York Times Company). It also appeared on page A15 of the print edition on November 28, 2017. It’s a shame that President Trump’s opioid commission said little about demand-side prevention. It’s a lot less costly (both in […]

Cochrane Collaboration Issue 11, 2017…

from Health Economics and Decision Science Blog @ ScHARR at http://bit.ly/2k8chq0 on November 29, 2017 at 07:00AM ….is almost complete.  The website lists reviews and protocols.  The notable reviews are…… Genomics‐based non‐invasive prenatal testing for detection of fetal chromosomal aneuploidy in pregnant women Tests for detecting strabismus in children aged 1 to 6 years in […]

The effect of medication nonadherence on progression-free survival among patients with renal cell carcinoma

from Healthcare Economist at http://bit.ly/2iepjS9 on November 29, 2017 at 05:31AM Along with my co-authors Jeff Sullivan, Jacki Chou, Michael Neely, Justin Doan, and Ross Maclean I am happy to announce to publication our paper “The effect of medication nonadherence on progression-free survival among patients with renal cell carcinoma” in Cancer Management and Research.  The abstract […]

Collaborative care

from Google Alert at http://bit.ly/2Aj0FEI on November 28, 2017 at 11:18PM The evaluation will include the effect on patient care and an economic evaluation. Dr. Hai Nguyen, a health economist in the School of Pharmacy, as well as a post-doctoral fellow, also in the School of Pharmacy, complete the research team. Both Drs. Chitsike and […]

Flip side of innovation: What causes doctors to scale back on the use of medical practices

from Google Alert at http://bit.ly/2zBjvFP on November 28, 2017 at 11:18PM All countries face the challenge of funding ever-new and expensive treatments, with increasing pressure on budgets, harmful deficit spending, and ever-higher health insurance premiums. One solution to these concerns is to scale back on outdated or low-value procedures; not unlike clearing out one’s …

29th International Conference on Family Nursing and Health Care | October 19-20, 2018 Baltimore …

from Google Alert at http://bit.ly/2BxkXKT on November 28, 2017 at 06:19PM Professors and deans of health economics, Graduates from science and social back ground, Business analyst, Health care providers, Doctors, Physicians, People working in health care sectors, Health economists, Health care policy makers, Hospital and skilled nursing home administrators, Community …

Cochlear obtains FDA approval for first remote programming option for cochlear implants

from Google Alert at http://bit.ly/2k7RJOi on November 28, 2017 at 06:19PM “Improved care delivery for those needing cochlear implant service should account for those who are medically fragile, geographically isolated, in need of transportation or impacted by weather-related issues,” said Mickey Brown, Vice President, Health Economics and Access, Cochlear Americas.

NPC Accepting Applications for Post-Doctoral Fellowship

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2juynPh on November 28, 2017 at 03:20PM The National Pharmaceutical Council is now accepting applications for a post-doctoral fellowship program in Washington. The fellowship program would last for two years. Interested parties must submit a cover letter or statement, resume and research paper or writing sample, according to […]

Market Access Team Structure and Function: Industry Survey 2017   New syndicated report available

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2hY5oTC on November 28, 2017 at 03:20PM This report gives a unique insight into how U.S. and European market access teams are organized and how they are focusing their time on a day-to-day basis. Market Access Team Structure and Function: Industry Survey 2017 draws on detailed survey responses […]

9781137029966 Health Economics

from Google Alert at http://bit.ly/2icot8B on November 28, 2017 at 03:10PM Health Economics. Bhattachararaya, Hyde & Tu. 9781137029966. Söker priser. Inga resultat. Förlag Unknown. Har du denna bok? Annonsera ut den till försäljning här! Annonsera. Wilhelm Åkesson. 390,00 SEK. Göteborg Säljes. Uppdaterad. 2017-11-28. Skick. Mycket gott skick. Kan skickas om …