How Can Workers’ Compensation Systems Promote Occupational Safety and Health?

from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at http://bit.ly/2ooqTAq on August 31, 2018 at 11:16PM Stakeholders involved in workers’ compensation systems have long voiced concerns about the extent to which workers’ compensation serves to promote occupational safety and health (OSH) and the well-being of injured workers. However, it is not clear how much consensus […]

Structured physiotherapy including a work place intervention for patients with neck and/or back pain in primary care: an economic evaluation

from The European Journal of Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2C1P15i on August 31, 2018 at 07:58PM Abstract A cluster-randomized controlled trial, WorkUp, was conducted for working-aged patients at risk of sick leave or on short-term sick leave due to acute/subacute neck and/or back pain in Sweden. The purpose of WorkUp was to facilitate participants to stay […]

Long-term medical costs of Alzheimer’s disease: matched cohort analysis

from The European Journal of Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2otLh3a on August 31, 2018 at 07:58PM Abstract Objectives Medical costs associated with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are characterised by uncertainty and are often presented in a format unsuitable for decision modelling. We set out to estimate long-term medical costs attributable to AD compared to the general population for […]

MAPS Sponsoring PharmaTimes Medical and Scientific Excellence Awards

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2wAEDf5 on August 31, 2018 at 06:28PM The Medical Affairs Professional Society (MAPS) announced Friday it is sponsoring PharmaTimes Media’s 2018 Medical and Scientific Excellence Awards. According to an email, the awards aim to recognize top talent among medical and scientific teams in the pharmaceutical industry. “These rewards […]

Article Spotlights Publication Planning

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2N5DpCU on August 31, 2018 at 05:58PM Costello Medical’s Danielle Sheard and Sara Steeves take a look at some key aspects of publication planning in a recent article published on the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals’ website. One significant, albeit time-consuming, tool in a research team’s toolkit […]