Will Apple Track Your Mind, Not Just Your Heart?

from THCB at http://bit.ly/2Oga0qc on September 27, 2018 at 06:11PM By MICHAEL MILLENSON If your heart throbs with desire for the new Apple Watch, the Series 4 itself can track that pitter-pat through its much-publicized ability to provide continuous heart rate readings. On the other hand, if you’re depressed that you didn’t buy Apple stock years ago, […]

Health Wonk Review is up

from Healthcare Economist at http://bit.ly/2ImpJyw on September 27, 2018 at 05:23PM Carnivals Health Wonk Review is up Andrew Sprung has posted Map of Malfunction: Health Wonk Review at the xpostfactoid blog.  Topics include the ACA, Republicans’ plans for Medicare, balance billing, pharmaceutical reference pricing, and […]

Insuring biomarkers coverage

from Econsalut at http://bit.ly/2R51b14 on September 27, 2018 at 03:16PM From the Past to the Present:Insurer Coverage Frameworks for Next-Generation Tumor Sequencing Technology is one step beyond regulation and coverage. Sounds normal. However the size of this step may… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and […]

Enhancing Online Portals Using Patient-Centered Interface Design

from AcademyHealth Blog at http://bit.ly/2QcCtum on September 27, 2018 at 02:19PM Enhancing Online Portals Using Patient-Centered Interface Design What prompted you to conduct this research on patient-centered clinical decision support?   Traber Giardina:  The patient portal has been heralded as an amazing tool to engage and empower patients.  While patient access to their health information […]

Postdocs in market design at Melbourne

from Market Design at http://bit.ly/2Ijq6K8 on September 27, 2018 at 01:45PM Alex Nichifor directs my attention to this ad in the JOE: The University of Melbourne Faculty of Business and Economics Centre for Market Design Post-Doctoral Research Fellow(s) JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111460587 Date Posted: 09/11/2018 Position Title/Short Description Title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow(s)Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or […]

The Internal Validity of Discrete Choice Experiment Data: A Testing Tool for Quantitative Assessments

from Value in Health at http://bit.ly/2zzGZxg on September 27, 2018 at 01:21PM Publication date: Available online 27 September 2018 Source: Value in Health Author(s): F. Reed Johnson, Jui-Chen Yang, Shelby D. Reed Abstract Objectives To develop a tool for testing internal validity of discrete choice experiment (DCE) data, deploy the program, and collect summary test […]

Does genetic risk for common adult diseases influence reproductive plans? Evidence from a national survey experiment in the United States

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2OXFazP on September 27, 2018 at 12:18PM Publication date: Available online 27 September 2018 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Candas Pinar, Rene Almeling, Shana Kushner Gadarian Abstract Prospective parents have long been able to learn details about their offspring’s DNA, and social scientists have demonstrated that this form […]

Brewers make the playoffs!

from Healthcare Economist at http://bit.ly/2zyjrJ8 on September 27, 2018 at 06:45AM We will pause our regularly scheduled health economics posting to celebrate my home team, the Milwaukee Brewers, making it to the playoffs.  Enjoy some non-health economics related videos.  Regularly scheduled health economics posting will return tomorrow. This is only the beginning. #OurCrewOurOctober pic.twitter.com/8krT1RCOKS — […]

Trends and Factors Associated with Hospitalization Costs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the United States

from Applied Health Economics and Health Policy at http://bit.ly/2OTetMy on September 27, 2018 at 06:16AM Abstract Background Few studies have addressed recent trends in hospitalization costs for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Objective We explored trends and described patient and hospital factors associated with hospitalization costs for IBD. Methods Using data from the 2003–2014 National Inpatient […]

How disability insurance reforms change the consequences of health shocks on income and employment

from Journal of Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2OevseZ on September 27, 2018 at 04:45AM Publication date: Available online 26 September 2018 Source: Journal of Health Economics Author(s): Patrick Hullegie, Pierre Koning Abstract This paper examines whether Dutch disability insurance reforms have helped or hindered employment opportunities of workers that are facing unanticipated shocks to their health. […]

University Announces #RxWritingChallenge

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2NLHI7D on September 26, 2018 at 05:10PM The University of Minnesota and partners are challenging pharmacy writers to the 14-day #RxWritingChallenge. To participate in the challenge, writers must produce for 30 minutes each day, Monday through Friday. “A 14-day writing challenge can give you ‘permission’ to make writing […]

60 seconds with…Dr Yogan Pillay

from iDSI at http://bit.ly/2zuRjGR on September 26, 2018 at 01:49PM iDSI caught up with Dr Yogan Pillay, Deputy Director-General for Communicable and Non-communicable Disease, Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation in the National Department of Health in South Africa, ahead of the Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR) symposium in Liverpool next month. 1. You are […]

Editorial Board

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2IkDVbq on September 26, 2018 at 12:19PM About ScienceDirectRemote accessShopping cartContact and supportTerms and conditionsPrivacy policy We use cookies to help provide and enhance our service and tailor content and ads. By continuing you agree to the use of cookies. Copyright © 2018 Elsevier B.V. or its licensors or […]

Homeless crack cocaine users: Territories and territorialities in the constitution of social support networks for health

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2ObevlM on September 26, 2018 at 12:19PM JavaScript is disabled on your browser. Please enable JavaScript to use all the features on this page. Available online 26 September 2018 Homeless crack cocaine users: Territories and territorialities in the constitution of social support networks for health Highlights • Homeless crack […]

Productive activities and cognitive decline among older adults in China: Evidence from the China health and Retirement Longitudinal Study

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2IihhjN on September 26, 2018 at 12:19PM JavaScript is disabled on your browser. Please enable JavaScript to use all the features on this page. Available online 25 September 2018 Productive activities and cognitive decline among older adults in China: Evidence from the China health and Retirement Longitudinal Study Highlights […]

Unexpected death in ill old age: An analysis of disadvantaged dying in the English old population

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2Obe5vI on September 26, 2018 at 12:19PM JavaScript is disabled on your browser. Please enable JavaScript to use all the features on this page. Available online 25 September 2018 Unexpected death in ill old age: An analysis of disadvantaged dying in the English old population Highlights • Relatives’ expectations […]

Before the here and now: What we can learn from variation in spatiotemporal patterns of changing heart disease mortality by age group, time period, and birth cohort

from Social Science & Medicine at https://ift.tt/2IfCoTH on September 26, 2018 at 12:19PM Publication date: Available online 25 September 2018 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Adam S. Vaughan, Linda Schieb, Harrison Quick, Michael R. Kramer, Michele Casper Abstract One hypothesized explanation for the recent slowing of declines in heart disease death rates is the […]

Rhetorical and regulatory boundary-work: The case of medical cannabis policy-making in Israel

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2IgstgM on September 26, 2018 at 12:19PM JavaScript is disabled on your browser. Please enable JavaScript to use all the features on this page. Available online 25 September 2018 Rhetorical and regulatory boundary-work: The case of medical cannabis policy-making in Israel Highlights • Qualitative study exploring boundary-work in MC […]

As UN General Assembly Highlights Tuberculosis Fight, Will BRICS Lead on the R&D Agenda?

from OHE News at http://bit.ly/2N2eETV on September 26, 2018 at 11:19AM The Center for Global Development and the Office of Health Economics are working on a new approach to drive the next generation of investment for better tuberculosis treatment. Our market-focused approach puts Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (the BRICS) governments in the […]

End of life care in China

from Healthcare Economist at http://bit.ly/2NHj73I on September 26, 2018 at 07:27AM An interesting article from Longreads on dealing with a grandmother’s terminal illness in China. Guo Zhen didn’t know she had cancer, and my family had carefully devised a strategy to keep it that way. Doctors and nurses in the hospital had been instructed to […]