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 […]
from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at http://bit.ly/2v1CZ6m on July 31, 2018 at 03:13PM As legalization of recreational marijuana becomes prevalent across multiple states, many policymakers will face complex choice when it comes to regulations.
from OHE News at http://bit.ly/2v4KPvU on July 31, 2018 at 02:52PM A new article in the European Journal of Health Economics describes the ‘personal utility functions’ approach to valuing health
from Econsalut at http://bit.ly/2Oy2XpZ on July 31, 2018 at 02:43PM The Path to Routine Genomic Screening in Health Care Now that whole genome sequencing is knocking at the door of the clinician, now it is the the time to ask for clinical utility. The understanding… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website […]
from News at http://bit.ly/2v4KPvU on July 31, 2018 at 02:34PM The Office of Health Economics (OHE) is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (registered number 09848965) and its registered office is at 7th Floor Southside, 105 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6QT.
from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at http://bit.ly/2OxivKP on July 31, 2018 at 02:16PM This project considered baywide concepts that could reduce future flood risk exposure in Jamaica Bay while also improving water quality, restoring habitat in and around the bay, and more generally improving resilience to extreme weather events.
from AcademyHealth Blog at http://bit.ly/2vosN6X on July 31, 2018 at 02:02PM Widening Our Lens: Researchers Challenge Narrow Definitions of Value Health care cost was at the forefront of conversation at this year’s Annual Research Meeting, (ARM). This is not surprising, given the high cost of health care in the United States – the highest among […]
from Market Design at http://bit.ly/2NXZShN on July 31, 2018 at 01:31PM College admissions is a matching process–you can’t just study at an elite university, even if you can afford the tuition–you first have to be admitted. Harvard’s admissions process is the subject of a lawsuit, and the discovery process is shedding some light on the […]
from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2M5kRyX on July 31, 2018 at 07:39AM Publication date: Available online 31 July 2018 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Emily Kroshus, Christine M. Baugh, William P. Meehan, Kasisomayajula Viswanath Abstract Background There is increasing discussion about the number of concussions after which an athlete should discontinue participating in […]
from Health Economics and Decision Science Blog @ ScHARR at http://bit.ly/2vnplcL on July 31, 2018 at 07:00AM Dr Kate Ren Dr John Stevens HEDS colleagues Dr John Stevens and Dr Kate Ren are involved in the facilitating a short course on Expert Knowledge Elicitation in September. Elicitation with SHELF: 3-4 September 2018 Advanced Facilitation: 5th […]
from Healthcare Economist at http://bit.ly/2Ki7g5G on July 31, 2018 at 06:39AM How do you design a good clinical trial? Clearly, the trial design depends on what question you are answering. For instance consider the dichotomy between an explanatory and pragmatic trial: A pragmatic randomised trial is undertaken in the “real world” and with usual […]
from The European Journal of Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2AATTxV on July 31, 2018 at 05:21AM Abstract This paper examines inequality and polarization in self-assessed health, contributing towards the limited research existing on health economics. We use data from the European Health Interview Survey (EHIS) to investigate the relationship between health inequality and polarization across 27 […]
from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2vnvRAv on July 31, 2018 at 05:09AM Health Economics, EarlyView.
from Applied Health Economics and Health Policy at http://bit.ly/2mZShE6 on July 31, 2018 at 05:07AM Abstract Background US FDA draft guidance includes pathogen reduction (PR) or secondary rapid bacterial testing (RT) in its recommendations for mitigating risk of platelet component (PC) bacterial contamination. An interactive budget impact model was created for hospitals to use when […]
from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2Ke0FJj on July 31, 2018 at 04:10AM Health Economics, EarlyView.
from Health Policy at http://bit.ly/2NZo7MS on July 31, 2018 at 01:40AM Publication date: Available online 30 July 2018 Source: Health Policy Author(s): Cecilie Lindström Egholm, Henriette Knold Rossau, Per Nilsen, Gitte Bunkenborg, Morten Hulvej Rod, Patrick Doherty, Paul Bartels, Lotte Helmark, Ann-Dorthe Zwisler Abstract A politically initiated national clinical guideline was launched in Denmark in […]
from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at http://bit.ly/2OvyjxA on July 30, 2018 at 11:13PM Most U.S. seniors follow nonstandard retirement pathways. Seniors with better cognitive ability were more likely to follow nonstandard retirement pathways: In a studied sample, 59.1 percent of those with high cognitive ability had a job after age 65.
from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at http://bit.ly/2NWr68v on July 30, 2018 at 11:13PM The RAND Hospital Data tool is an effort to enhance data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Healthcare Provider Cost Reporting Information System to make them more useful and accessible to a broad audience.
from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2mWNJ1o on July 30, 2018 at 10:43PM The monetary value of a quality-adjusted life-year (QALY) is frequently used to assess the benefits of health interventions and inform funding decisions. However, there is little consensus on methods for the estimation of this monetary value. In this study, we use life satisfaction as […]
from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2An59xJ on July 30, 2018 at 10:43PM The OECD Better Life Index is an interactive composite index that aggregates average measures of country’s well-being outcomes through weights defined by users. This paper studies these weights by analysing the responses given by close to 130 000 users since 2011 to date. The […]
from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2LCQT91 on July 30, 2018 at 10:43PM In this paper, we formulate a structural model of the demand for telecare. We show how the Andersen’s Behavioral Model of Health Services Use, the Almost Ideal Demand System and the Revealed Preference theory can be combined with microeconomic principles of health production to […]
from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2M4fAaH on July 30, 2018 at 10:43PM We study the impact of expert reviews on the demand for HIV treatments. A novel feature of our study is that we observe two reviews for each HIV drug and focus attention on consumer responses when experts disagree. Reviews are provided by both a […]
from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2n1FoJT on July 30, 2018 at 10:43PM How does pay-for-performance (P4P) impact productivity, multitasking, and the composition of workers in mission-oriented jobs? These are central issues in sectors like education or healthcare. We conduct a laboratory experiment, manipulating compensation and mission, to answer these questions. We find that P4P has positive […]
from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2M7xWHG on July 30, 2018 at 10:43PM Causal evidence of the effects of violent crime on its victims is sparse. Yet such evidence is needed to determine the social cost of crime and to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of policy interventions in the justice system. This study presents new evidence on the […]
from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2mWhxv5 on July 30, 2018 at 10:43PM Tobacco use is one of the four major risk factors for non-communicable diseases and its effect on health is well documented. Despite several policies adopted to curb tobacco use, African countries are experiencing the highest growth of tobacco use amongst developing countries. There is […]
from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2Aq3G9J on July 30, 2018 at 10:39PM Health Economics, EarlyView.
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from THCB at http://bit.ly/2AwgHii on July 30, 2018 at 10:07PM By KIP SULLIVAN, JD A mere two decades ago, the headlines were filled with stories about the “HMO backlash.” HMOs (which in the popular media meant most insurance companies) were the subject of cartoons, the butt of jokes by comedians, and the target of numerous […]
from THCB at http://bit.ly/2Apx28c on July 30, 2018 at 09:10PM By DAN O’NEILL Digital Health and the Two-Canoe Problem As healthcare gradually tilts from volume to value, physicians and hospitals fear the instability of straddling “two canoes.” Value-based contracts demand very different business and practices and clinical habits from those which maximize fee-for-service revenue, but […]
from The Incidental Economist at http://bit.ly/2LMbJlL on July 30, 2018 at 09:04PM In the next year and a half, we here at Healthcare triage are going to take some deep dives into issues of health policy, especially those that touch on social determinants of health and health equity. The episodes that do so will be […]