from THCB at http://bit.ly/2KeuCcf on August 1, 2018 at 12:01AM By JESSICA DAMASSA, WTF Health How are teens and young adults engaging with digital health? Results of a national survey asking just that were released today by Susannah Fox (Former CTO at US Dept of HHS) and her research partner, Victoria Rideout. You can check […]
from Health Policy at http://bit.ly/2AtCLK5 on July 31, 2018 at 11:45PM Publication date: Available online 31 July 2018 Source: Health Policy Author(s): Parsons Jordan Abstract Wales, in 2013, was the first country in the United Kingdom to pass legislation introducing presumed (or deemed) consent for organ donation, and remains the only one. It was introduced […]
from The Incidental Economist at http://bit.ly/2NVdqe7 on July 31, 2018 at 08:20PM The Healthcare Triage podcast returns, now in collaboration with Indiana University School of Medicine! We’re starting this thing off talking to Dr. Liana Apostolova about Alzheimer’s disease. What is Alzheimer’s? How is it treated? What’s the most promising line of research? All this […]
from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at http://bit.ly/2n0E9uq on July 31, 2018 at 08:12PM RAND updated, administered, and analyzed data from the most recent Defense Department Health Related Behaviors Survey in 2015. The results suggest that certain groups of service members warrant targeted intervention to prevent multiple negative health outcomes and to improve […]
from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2vnr02i on July 31, 2018 at 07:02PM The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review on Tuesday announced plans to evaluate the comparative clinical effectiveness and value of Novartis’ AVXS-101 and Biogen’s nusinersen for treating spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). According to a press release, the report will be reviewed […]
from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at http://bit.ly/2vlH7xf on July 31, 2018 at 05:14PM In this Call with the Experts, Raveej Ramchand, Sarah MacCarthy, and Michele Abbott discuss how well media guidelines on reporting celebrity suicides are working and whether our crisis system is equipped to effectively respond to surges in help-seeking.
from ASHEcon at http://bit.ly/2NVSS5i on July 31, 2018 at 03:53PM Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research, The University of Melbourne, Australia Salary: Level B (Research Fellow) $98,775 – $117,290 p.a. Level C (Senior Research Fellow) $120,993 – $139,510 p.a. plus 17% superannuation Level of appointment is subject to qualifications and experience. The Melbourne […]