from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at http://bit.ly/2os59DT on August 29, 2018 at 10:12PM The Personalized Hospital Performance Report Card allows users to review, customize, and compare hospitals across the United States. The calculator is based on an overall star rating system developed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and […]
from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2N2aoI7 on August 29, 2018 at 06:54PM Pharmacy benefit managers have garnered a lot of criticism recently as the nation tries to find long-term solutions to drive down drug prices, but a new model could do the middlemen and consumers some good, John Arnold with the Laura and […]
from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2N23SRF on August 29, 2018 at 05:54PM The DIA 2019 Global Annual Meeting is issuing a call for abstracts for sessions, workshops, individual speaker presentations, and full- or half-day short courses. According to an email, the deadline for abstract submissions is slated for Sept. 12. The event is […]
from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2LEXn2F on August 29, 2018 at 05:54PM The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research was recently honored for its new branding video and ISPOR 2018 conference highlight videos. According to a press release, ISPOR received two gold dotCOMM awards for “The New ISPOR” video and conference videos, […]
from Care And Cost at http://bit.ly/2LASo2M on August 29, 2018 at 05:30PM Brian Klepper Posted 8/19/2018 on The Doctor Weighs In as “Health Value Health Care: Is It the Wave of the Future?” The most consequential health care question of our time is whether the iron grip on policy and the marketplace exerted by the […]
from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2om5OGS on August 29, 2018 at 05:24PM As the federal government’s interest continues to grow over the idea of requiring drugmakers to list prices in direct-to-consumers advertisements, any such action could open the door to a wave of legal and Constitutional challenges, according to an article by Washington […]
from Econsalut at http://bit.ly/2NuJyFA on August 29, 2018 at 04:41PM The need for transparency of clinical evidence for medical devices in Europe Last year EU approved a new law for assessing safety and efficacy of medical devices. Unfortunately, it comes late and it… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full […]
from OHE News at http://bit.ly/2LCRaUS on August 29, 2018 at 04:11PM OHE Consulting produces a report on Measuring UK Medicines Expenditure in the Context of the 2014-18 PPRS.
from Value in Health at http://bit.ly/2wwbKAI on August 29, 2018 at 03:02PM Publication date: Available online 28 August 2018 Source: Value in Health Author(s): Anita Lal, Mohammadreza Mohebi, Rohan Sweeney, Marjory Moodie, Anna Peeters, Rob Carter Abstract Background There is an implicit equity approach in cost-effectiveness analysis that values health gains of socioeconomic position groups […]
from News at http://bit.ly/2LCRaUS on August 29, 2018 at 02:56PM 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 Market Design at http://bit.ly/2PhRjiC on August 29, 2018 at 01:56PM Here’s a report, 3 years after, of the first global kidney exchange chain. Among the authors are the Filipino physicians who are providing ongoing care for the Filipino donor and recipient: Complete Chain of the First Global Kidney Exchange Transplant and 3-yr Follow-up Author […]
from Healthcare Economist at http://bit.ly/2BTuPCA on August 29, 2018 at 09:13AM Most products–especially commodities–are sold with a single price. You can buy an iPhone for largely the same price throughout the country. In the case of pharmaceuticals, however, there may be a case that prices should vary depending on their use. For instance, there may […]
from Health Economics and Decision Science Blog @ ScHARR at http://bit.ly/2ohioHh on August 29, 2018 at 07:00AM Job Reference Number: UOS020060Job Title: Research Associate in Health Economics and Decision ModellingApply hereContract Type: Fixed term for 2 yearsWorking Pattern: Full timeFaculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and HealthDepartment: School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR)Salary: Grade 7 […]
from Healthcare Economist at http://bit.ly/2MCPQ9Q on August 29, 2018 at 06:51AM Everyone knows about the Human Genome project. The idea was to map all the genes in human (and some animal) DNA to get a better idea of the genetic factors that cause disease. However, there are many factors beyond DNA that cause disease. One […]
from THCB at http://bit.ly/2MWBRei on August 29, 2018 at 05:44AM Jessica DaMassa asks me about single payer polling high, big VC for women’s pelvic floor digital therapeutic Renovia, 23andme cutting off API access to its data, plus guest mentions for Shafi Ahmed and Glen Tullman. All in 2 minutes (more or less!)–Matthew Holt
from ISPOR News & Press Releases at http://bit.ly/2woGSmj on August 29, 2018 at 01:04AM Region’s Leading Health Economics and Outcomes Research Conference Will Be Held 8-11 September 2018 in Tokyo, Japan Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—August 29, 2018—ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, released the final program and speakers for its upcoming ISPOR […]
from THCB at http://bit.ly/2wrVfpl on August 28, 2018 at 10:54PM By SWAPNIL HIREMATH MD Archie Cochrane and the Cochrane Collaboration Archie Cochrane was born in Scotland, educated in London (King’s College, University College and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) and worked in Cardiff, Wales. His work as a doctor during the Spanish Civil […]
from ASHEcon at http://bit.ly/2BVXyqp on August 28, 2018 at 08:58PM Recruitment Period Open August 25th, 2018 through October 15th, 2018 Description TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION GOLDMAN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY AT UC BERKELEY The Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment to the faculty at the […]
from ASHEcon at http://bit.ly/2PLJdQg on August 28, 2018 at 08:58PM By: David Slusky 1. What’s it like being ASHEcon President? What are you most proud of? I have enjoyed being President, although I wish I had spent more time on it! I am most proud of the ASHEcon move to an annual conference and to […]
from ASHEcon at http://bit.ly/2wrA9Hz on August 28, 2018 at 08:58PM There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.
from ASHEcon at http://bit.ly/2oizp3K on August 28, 2018 at 08:58PM Careers in Health Economics: Pharmacy Schools By Rebecca Myerson A pharmacy school can be a great environment in which to pursue an academic career in health economics. However, health economists training in economics departments or public policy schools may have little familiarity with this option. […]
from ASHEcon at http://bit.ly/2Per50i on August 28, 2018 at 08:58PM Opioid prescribing differences by medical school rank By Molly Schnell and Janet Currie The United States is in the midst of the worst drug epidemic in its history, with over 115 Americans dying every day from a drug overdose involving an opioid (CDC WONDER, 2017). […]
from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at http://bit.ly/2Pa6Als on August 28, 2018 at 07:13PM The Personalized Hospital Performance Report Card allows users to review, customize, and compare hospitals across the United States. Users can create their own custom ratings based on the hospital performance areas most important to them.
from Econsalut at http://bit.ly/2BXwcAs on August 28, 2018 at 07:02PM Evaluation of Medicare’s Bundled Payments Initiative for Medical Conditions The measurement of episodes of care is a precondition for understanding the cost-effectiveness of health care…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
from ASHEcon at http://bit.ly/2LBoqM5 on August 28, 2018 at 06:58PM Careers in Health Economics: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality By Adam I. Biener On my first day of work as an economist in the Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends in the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, I wore a tie. After […]
from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2PJi4gV on August 28, 2018 at 06:10PM U.S. policymakers have reportedly told the Health Resources and Services Administration it must continue to work within its current resources to keep the 340B drug discount program in check, according to a Modern Healthcare report. Despite HRSA Officer of Pharmacy Affairs […]
from Brookings: Topics – Health at https://brook.gs/2Lzrw31 on August 28, 2018 at 06:03PM By Ryan Nunn The rules that determine who can legally work in an occupation and provide particular services—known as occupational licensure—affect a wide swath of workers and are important constraints on how the labor market and economy function. Despite a welcome increase […]
from THCB at http://bit.ly/2Nrx5m2 on August 28, 2018 at 05:55PM By NIRAN AL-AGBA Niran Al-Agba, MD, FAAP In July 2009, the family of Massachusetts teenager Yarushka Rivera went to their local Walgreens to pick up Topomax, an anti-seizure drug that had been keeping her epilepsy in check for years. Rivera had insurance coverage through MassHealth, […]
from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2MCySs7 on August 28, 2018 at 05:40PM The number of publicly-announced value-based contracts saw added growth last quarter, according to a PhRMA report, after rising from 39 to 43 contracts. Recent figures are conservative due to the exclusion of contracts that weren’t publicly announced. According to the report, […]
from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2MBv6PP on August 28, 2018 at 05:10PM Eli Lilly CEO David Ricks in an article published on Fortune says an outdated health care system using outdated methodologies is doing little to stymie ever-growing health care costs. “Today, our primary challenge is to help people live independently with mostly […]
from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2wlMtdb on August 28, 2018 at 04:40PM Sen. Richard Blumenthal proposed a bill that would bestow new powers to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Justice to combat price gouging in the pharmaceutical industry, the Hartford Courant reports. Announced during a press […]
from Brookings: Topics – Health at https://brook.gs/2Lzrw31 on August 28, 2018 at 04:07PM By Ryan Nunn The rules that determine who can legally work in an occupation and provide particular services—known as occupational licensure—affect a wide swath of workers and are important constraints on how the labor market and economy function. Despite a welcome increase […]
from The Incidental Economist at http://bit.ly/2NmHWxw on August 28, 2018 at 03:22PM I’m going to spend September learning about the history of World War I. You’ve already given me some great ideas. I want to post them here, so you can help me prioritize what to read. If you think I’m missing something, please tell me. I’m […]
from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at http://bit.ly/2ojxDzy on August 28, 2018 at 03:18PM Relatively little is known about patterns of health risk behaviors among Middle Eastern youth, including how these behaviors are related to perceived peer norms. In a sample of approximately 2,500 15–24 year old Palestinian youth, perceived engagement of general […]
from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at http://bit.ly/2PblAje on August 28, 2018 at 03:18PM Background The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of prison release on HIV incidence in the southern region of the United States, the region with the highest rates of both incarceration and new HIV diagnoses nationwide. […]
from Centre for Health Economics – Latest news at http://bit.ly/2PJXnkQ on August 28, 2018 at 02:11PM In July 2018, CHE welcomed the latest Health Fellows accepted onto the Overseas Development Institute’s (ODI) Fellowship Scheme for a one day training event in Health Economics. Also in attendance were colleagues from Imperial College London.
from Centre for Health Economics – Latest news at http://bit.ly/2wsdQS1 on August 28, 2018 at 02:11PM CHE’s latest Research Paper 157 written by James Gaughan, Nils Gutacker, Katja Grasic, Noemi Kreif, Luigi Siciliani and Andrew Street
from Market Design at http://bit.ly/2wjxHDK on August 28, 2018 at 01:19PM Below is a guest post, by Stephanie Hurder — a Harvard Economics Ph.D. (who I’ve blogged about before, here, and here) and a founder of blockchain economics startup Prysm Group (that I’ve blogged about here). She discusses how blockchain may impact repugnant markets. As Al has written about […]
from Health Policy at http://bit.ly/2BWbLE2 on August 28, 2018 at 01:06PM Publication date: Available online 27 August 2018 Source: Health Policy Author(s): Jennifer Priaulx, Harry J. de Koning, Inge M.C.M. de Kok, György Széles, Martin McKee Abstract The aim of this study was to identify barriers to effective breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening programmes […]