Who should get treatment?

from Econsalut at http://bit.ly/2v2H6yT on July 30, 2018 at 06:58PM Who should receive treatment? An empirical enquiry into the relationship between societal views and preferences concerning healthcare priority setting The concern for an equitable and fair… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Positive mental health and supportive school environments: A population-level longitudinal study of dispositional optimism and school relationships in early adolescence

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2vgrmYk on July 30, 2018 at 01:33PM JavaScript is disabled on your browser. Please enable JavaScript to use all the features on this page. Available online 30 July 2018 Positive mental health and supportive school environments: A population-level longitudinal study of dispositional optimism and school relationships in early adolescence […]

Ant financial

from Market Design at http://bit.ly/2NWkmYj on July 30, 2018 at 01:37PM When I visited Hangzhou recently I learned a bit about Ant Financial, the offspring of Alibaba and the proprieter of AliPay.  Here’s a storyf rom the WSJ about how big they’ve grown, and the attention it is starting to bring them from Chinese regulators: […]

Dr Lesley Uttley invited scientist to the World Health Organisation (WHO), International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)

from Health Economics and Decision Science Blog @ ScHARR at http://bit.ly/2vfcDNf on July 30, 2018 at 07:00AM Dr Lesley Uttley Dr Lesley Uttley was recently invited as visiting scientist to the World Health Organisation (WHO), International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in Lyon 3-6 July 2018, to attend and observe the editorial board meetings […]

Paying for Drugs After the Medicare Part D Beneficiary Reaches the Catastrophic Limit: Lessons on Cost Sharing from Other US Policy Partnerships Between Government and Commercial Industry

from Applied Health Economics and Health Policy at http://bit.ly/2mP2AuG on July 30, 2018 at 04:57AM Abstract In 2018, the Medicare Part D catastrophic threshold is $5000 in out-of-pocket total drug spending incurred by the beneficiary. Above this, Medicare pays 80%, prescription drug plans (PDPs) pay 15%, and beneficiaries pay a 5% copay. However, recent growth […]

Proper Strategy Could Pave Path to Combining RCT, Real-World Data

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2OrWugs on July 29, 2018 at 08:08PM With the right strategy, researchers could fuse clinical trial data with real-world data, according to an article published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. In the article, according to a Medical Xpress report, Duke University School of Medicine’s Michael Pencina, alongside […]

Using path analysis to investigate the relationships between standardized instruments that measure health-related quality of life, capability wellbeing and subjective wellbeing: An application in the context of spinal cord injury

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2NVkszh on July 29, 2018 at 07:27PM Publication date: Available online 29 July 2018 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Lidia Engel, Stirling Bryan, Vanessa K. Noonan, David G.T. Whitehurst Abstract While economic evaluations typically embrace health maximization as the maximization objective using quality-adjusted life years, there is increasing […]

The developmental origins of health and disease in international perspective

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2uZUIem on July 29, 2018 at 07:27PM Publication date: Available online 29 July 2018 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Steven A. Haas, Katsuya Oi Abstract The developmental origins of health and disease and the comparative international approach are two important strands of research exploring population health. Despite the […]

Report Finds Rising Costs, Variable Coverage

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2NPZXnR on July 29, 2018 at 06:38PM A recent Kaiser Family Foundation report found that patients’ out-of-pocket costs under employer health plans have seen a 54 percent increase between 2006-16. The average deductible also reportedly reach $1,200, up from $303; patients’ payments on those deductibles saw a 176 […]

Inequality in access to health care, health insurance and the role of supply factors

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2NVPjvV on July 29, 2018 at 01:21PM Publication date: Available online 29 July 2018 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Meliyanni Johar, Prastuti Soewondo, Retno Pujisubekti, Harsa Kunthara Satrio, Ardi Adji Abstract While disparities in access to health services by different economic groups have been well documented, much less […]

Regeneron Takes Fight to Drug Pricing System

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2vgTJFI on July 28, 2018 at 06:31PM “It’s not simply about just growing your earnings per share by raising your prices,” Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Cofounder Leonard Schleifer tells Forbes. Schleifer has an axe to grind with the current drug pricing practices by pharmaceutical companies in the U.S., and says […]

A mixed methods systematic review of studies examining the relationship between housing and health for people from refugee and asylum seeking backgrounds

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2An1tvA on July 28, 2018 at 12:51AM Publication date: Available online 27 July 2018 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Anna Ziersch, Clemence Due Abstract Housing is an important social determinant of health and a key element of refugee integration into countries of resettlement. However, the way in which […]

Policing the profession? Regulatory reform, restratification and the emergence of Responsible Officers as a new locus of power in UK medicine

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2mPw8sa on July 28, 2018 at 12:51AM Publication date: Available online 27 July 2018 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): M. Bryce, K. Luscombe, A. Boyd, A. Tazzyman, J. Tredinnick-Rowe, K. Walshe, J. Archer Abstract Doctors’ work and the changing, contested meanings of medical professionalism have long been a […]