IVI-NSCLC Value Tool

from Healthcare Economist at http://bit.ly/2CXa8D7 on January 31, 2019 at 09:00PM Please see below some exciting news from the Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) on the release of the IVI-NSCLC Value Tool. The press release is below. IVI is excited to publish our Open-Source Value Platform (OSVP) model focusing on epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) […]

Understanding and misunderstanding algorithmic bias

from Market Design at http://bit.ly/2MG3OVd on January 31, 2019 at 01:33PM Adventures in Computation explains a recent political discussion: Algorithmic Unfairness Without Any Bias Baked In"Discussion of (un)fairness in machine learning hit mainstream political discourse this week, when Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez discussed the possibility of algorithmic bias, and was clumsily "called out" by Ryan Saavedra […]

New Law Enacts Recommendations of Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking

from AcademyHealth Blog at http://bit.ly/2RrgZtO on January 31, 2019 at 01:31PM New Law Enacts Recommendations of Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking In this era of “fake news” and hyper-partisanship, it’s easy to imagine that there is little appetite in government for the kinds of rigorous evidence produced by health services researchers.  But a welcome recent development […]

APPEL A SOUMISSION DANS LE JOURNAL DE GESTION ET D’ÉCONOMIE DE LA SANTÉ

from Actualités at http://bit.ly/2S0C0R5 on January 31, 2019 at 01:11PM Le Journal de Gestion et d’Economie Médicales entreprend de se transformer de manière importante. Il est dorénavant composé de deux séries, une série économique et une série gestion, et sera prochainement rebaptisé Journal de Gestion et d’Economie de la Santé. Le Journal de Gestion et d’Economie de la Santé publie […]

26 MARS 2019 – Journée scientifique Préserver la santé au cours de la vie : entre assurances et déterminants sociaux

from Actualités at http://bit.ly/2CZq6g0 on January 31, 2019 at 01:11PM L’équipe SHARE-France et le LEDa-Legos sont heureux de vous convier le 26 Mars 2019 à une journée scientifique dont le thème sera “Préserver la santé au cours de la vie : entre assurances et déterminants sociaux”. Retrouvez le programme détaillé en cliquant ICI

Generating Preference-based Values for the EQ-5D-Y to Support Its Use in HTA

from News at http://bit.ly/2RZ9DD6 on January 31, 2019 at 12:22PM OHE’s Koonal Shah and Oliver Rivero-Arias recently presented at a NICE Technical Forum on the topic of valuing health in children and adolescents. Economic evaluations of treatments for children have primarily used adult preferences when estimating health benefits using multi-attribute utility measures. Recent work has […]

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from Econsalut at http://bit.ly/2HUsHOj on January 31, 2019 at 11:14AM High-performance medicine: the convergence of human and artificial intelligence If you want to know the current state of artificial intelligence in medicine, then Eric Topol review in Nature is the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, […]

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from Econsalut at http://bit.ly/2HUsHOj on January 31, 2019 at 11:14AM High-performance medicine: the convergence of human and artificial intelligence If you want to know the current state of artificial intelligence in medicine, then Eric Topol review in Nature is the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, […]

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from Econsalut at http://bit.ly/2HUsHOj on January 31, 2019 at 11:14AM High-performance medicine: the convergence of human and artificial intelligence If you want to know the current state of artificial intelligence in medicine, then Eric Topol review in Nature is the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, […]

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from Econsalut at http://bit.ly/2HUsHOj on January 31, 2019 at 11:14AM High-performance medicine: the convergence of human and artificial intelligence If you want to know the current state of artificial intelligence in medicine, then Eric Topol review in Nature is the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, […]

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from Econsalut at http://bit.ly/2HUsHOj on January 31, 2019 at 11:14AM High-performance medicine: the convergence of human and artificial intelligence If you want to know the current state of artificial intelligence in medicine, then Eric Topol review in Nature is the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, […]

Out-of-pocket expenditure and correlates of caesarean births in public and private health centres in India

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2CSBSJ7 on January 31, 2019 at 10:06AM Publication date: Available online 31 January 2019 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Sanjay K. Mohanty, Basant K. Panda, Pijush Kanti Khan, Priyamadhaba Behera Abstract Increasing caesarean births is a global trends and of recent origin in India. Besides its utility and […]

Effect of physicians’ knowledge on antibiotics rational use in China’s county hospitals

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2RY5VcJ on January 31, 2019 at 10:06AM Publication date: Available online 30 January 2019 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Xiaodong Guan, Ye Tian, Jiafang Song, Dawei Zhu, Luwen Shi Abstract Background Irrational prescriptions of antibiotics have received significant international attention. In China, previous studies have described the impact […]

Quantifying intersectionality: An important advancement for health inequality research

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2CUtHvN on January 31, 2019 at 10:06AM Publication date: Available online 30 January 2019 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Laura S. Richman, Alyssa Zucker Abstract Background Intersectionality is a powerful theoretical framework that is useful in describing the lived experiences of people with multiple marginalized statuses. By focusing […]

Economic development and health outcomes: Evidence from cardiovascular disease mortality in Europe

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2RWMnp2 on January 31, 2019 at 10:06AM Publication date: Available online 30 January 2019 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Jonathan Spiteri, Philip von Brockdorff Abstract The impact of economic growth on health outcomes has generated various conflicting results in recent years, particularly with the emergence of cardiovascular disease […]

A community pharmacist home visit project for high utilizers under a universal health system: A preliminary assessment

from Health Policy at http://bit.ly/2RW8cFn on January 31, 2019 at 09:55AM Publication date: Available online 30 January 2019 Source: Health Policy Author(s): Yu-Ying Huang, Shou-Hsia Cheng Abstract Due to the increasing prevalence of multimorbidity, the percentage of heavy users of health care services increased rapidly. To contain inappropriate outpatient visits and improve better medication management […]

Article Spotlights FDA’s RWE Framework

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2ShyfWO on January 30, 2019 at 10:34PM A recent article by Cato Research Postdoctoral Research Fellow Dieanira Erudaitius offers a brief summary on the Food and Drug Administration’s real-world evidence initiative. The agency’s program, she writes, would look to allow RWE in the review process of new indications […]

PwC Report: IPI Would Cut Pharma Profits, Boost Competition

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2GgE6Fk on January 30, 2019 at 09:33PM A recent report by PWC’s Health Research Institute suggests that an international pricing index for Medicare Part B drugs, as proposed by the Trump administration, would put a significant dent in the revenue of pharmaceutical companies, Becker’s Hospital Review reports. PwC’s […]

Marital Status as a Partial Mediator of the Associations Between Young Adult Substance Use and Subsequent Substance Use Disorder

from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at http://bit.ly/2HEUAJP on January 30, 2019 at 06:13PM Objective Young adult substance use is linked with the risk of substance use disorders (SUDs) later in adulthood. Marriage may be part of this pathway because of both selection effects (early substance use reducing marriage) and socialization effects (marriage […]

Workfare and Infant Health

from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at http://bit.ly/2SeKYth on January 30, 2019 at 06:13PM This paper examines the relationship between maternal employment and infant health in the context of a large workfare program that explicitly prioritizes female participation, India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. Using multiple estimation strategies including a triple difference strategy […]

AFPE Accepting Applications for Gateway to Research Scholarship

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2sWsmAk on January 30, 2019 at 05:32PM The American Foundation of Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) is accepting applications for its Gateway to Research Scholarship, the organization announced. According to a press release, the scholarship is for pharmacy students enrolled in an ACPE-accredited pharmacy school. “The primary goal of the […]

Former FDA Chief McClellan Says Key Problem Remains in Health Industry

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2DIiVuq on January 30, 2019 at 05:02PM Former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner Mark McClellan said during a recent panel hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center that the health care industry still has a key, fundamental issue that must be resolved before significant strides toward value-based models […]

Opinion: Biotech, Pharma Companies Need to Focus on Real-World Studies

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2MGIxKZ on January 30, 2019 at 04:32PM Biotech and pharmaceutical companies must make a more concerted effort toward understanding and implementing real-world studies, an approach recently supported by Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, IQVIA Chief Science Officer Nancy Dreyer writes in a recent opinion piece published […]