Epidemiologic Reviews Announces Rise in Impact Factor

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2tGp2Ke on June 30, 2018 at 07:02PM To celebrate Epidemiologic Reviews’ latest increase in its impact factor to 7.583, it’s offering a suit of “highly-cited” articles from the recent past. The increase was report in Clarivate Analytics’ 2018 Journal Citation Reports. Oxford University Press has temporarily opened access […]

ACMA President Solima: Certified Medical Affairs Teams a Boon to Pharma Credibility, Trustworthiness

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2tIp6ZT on June 30, 2018 at 06:32PM In a recent Relentless Health Value podcast, Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs President and CEO William Soliman discussed how trained and certified medical affairs teams could benefit pharmaceutical companies. Soliman, according to Relentless Health Value, has held “key positions” in which […]

Article Spotlights How 21st Century Cures Act Could Impact Drug Development

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2tO5W59 on June 30, 2018 at 06:02PM A recent article published in the Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy spotlights the 21st Century Cures Act’s potential impact on drug development. While the legislation passed in 2016 has been touted by advocacy groups, drug device manufacturers and government research as […]

Majority of Americans Back Drug Prices in DTC Ads, Survey Finds

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2tSEy4R on June 30, 2018 at 05:02PM A recent survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation found three-quarters of Americans support the idea of including drug prices in direct-to-consumer advertisements. The survey, according to an MM&M report, reported 83 percent of Democrats, 73 percent of independents and 72 percent […]

The influence of affective behavior on impression formation in interactions between black cancer patients and their oncologists

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2KibrDj on June 30, 2018 at 02:21PM Publication date: August 2018 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 211 Author(s): Nicole Senft, Lauren M. Hamel, Louis A. Penner, Felicity W.K. Harper, Terrance L. Albrecht, Tanina Foster, Susan Eggly Black patients and their physicians tend to form relatively negative impressions of each […]

Longitudinal associations between work-family conflict and enrichment, inter-parental conflict, and child internalizing and externalizing problems

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2MzeNOQ on June 30, 2018 at 02:21PM Publication date: August 2018 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 211 Author(s): Andisheh Vahedi, Isabel Krug, Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, Elizabeth M. Westrupp Work-family conflict and enrichment refer to parents’ challenges and benefits of combining work and family roles. Emerging evidence suggests detrimental effects of […]

The effect of mobility on HIV-related healthcare access and use for female sex workers: A systematic review

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2KnszYc on June 30, 2018 at 02:21PM Publication date: August 2018 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 211 Author(s): Calum Davey, Frances Cowan, James Hargreaves Female sex workers (FSW) experience a high HIV burden and are often mobile. FSW access to HIV-related healthcare is essential for equitable welfare and to […]