The tools at their fingertips: How settler colonial geographies shape medical educators’ strategies for grappling with Anti-Indigenous racism

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2IX1BUW on June 30, 2019 at 03:10PM Publication date: Available online 29 June 2019 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Paul Sylvestre, Heather Castleden, Jeff Denis, Debbie Martin, Amy Bombay Abstract Settler colonialism implicates settler and Indigenous populations differently within ongoing projects of settlement and nation building. The uneven […]

Looking at Germany’s Model for Drug Prices

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2xhVAM6 on June 30, 2019 at 02:54PM With stakeholders sparring over whether allowing Medicare to negotiate directly with manufacturers is a way to wrangle rising drug prices, Germany’s model could lend some insight into the benefits of direct negotiations, the author of a recent column published on STAT […]

Organ donation by opt-out versus opt-in deceased donor registration (no significant effect on transplants)

from Market Design at http://bit.ly/2Yocgx8 on June 30, 2019 at 12:52PM In the June issue of Kidney International, there’s a meta-study of organ transplantation rates in opt out versus opt in countries, that finds "no significant difference in deceased donation or solid organ transplantation activity between opt-out versus opt-in countries.": Comparison of organ donation and […]

Educational inequalities in self-rated health and social relationships – analyses based on the European social survey 2002-2016

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2IWVL67 on June 29, 2019 at 02:34PM Publication date: Available online 29 June 2019 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Nico Vonneilich, Daniel Lüdecke, Olaf von dem Knesebeck Abstract Background While there is evidence for educational health inequalities in Europe, studies on time trends and on the explanatory contribution […]

Sex related businesses in Japan

from Market Design at http://bit.ly/2LA1OiT on June 29, 2019 at 01:52PM Japan is complicated. Here’s a story from the Guardian that seems not to involve prostitution, but is nevertheless sex related (and child related). Schoolgirls for sale: why Tokyo struggles to stop the ‘JK business’The persistent practice of paying underage girls for sex-related services, known […]

US Integrated Delivery Networks Perspective on Economic Burden of Patients with Treatment-Resistant Depression: A Retrospective Matched-Cohort Study

from PharmacoEconomics – Open at http://bit.ly/2JejVYu on June 28, 2019 at 07:39PM Abstract Objective Our objective was to assess healthcare resource utilization (HRU) and costs among patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) with and without treatment-resistant depression (TRD) and those without MDD in US Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs). Methods This was a retrospective matched-cohort study. […]

White House: Order Mandates Health Care Price Transparency

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2YjnDGX on June 28, 2019 at 06:04PM The White House says a new executive order signed by President Donald Trump will mandate increased transparency on treatment costs and price negotiations, HealthPayerIntelligence reports. The executive order was issued June 24. According to the report, payers, providers and self-insured health […]

The Use of Computer Simulation Modeling to Estimate Complications in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Comparative Validation of the Cornerstone Diabetes Simulation Model

from PharmacoEconomics – Open at http://bit.ly/2JfiI3e on June 28, 2019 at 04:39PM Abstract Objective The objective of this study was to assess the validity of the Cornerstone Diabetes Simulation (CDS), a Microsoft Excel®-based patient-level simulation for type 2 diabetes mellitus based on risk equations from the revised United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study Outcomes Model (UKPDS-OM2, also […]

Gottlieb to Deliver Keynote at DPharm

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2X5SpRX on June 28, 2019 at 03:03PM DPharm this week announced it had tapped former Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb to deliver the keynote address for its upcoming meeting set to kick off Sept. 17 in Boston, Massachusetts. According to an email, Gottlieb’s during his address […]

ICER Plans Report on Acute Migraine Treatments

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2Yjoo2C on June 28, 2019 at 02:32PM The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) released a new report outlining a planned review of acute migraine treatments. According to a press release, ICER is planning to assess the following treatments: Biohaven’s rimegepant; Allergan’s ubrogepant; and Eli Lilly’s agonist […]

Gottlieb Joins Pfizer Board After Exiting Government

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2FE2gsu on June 28, 2019 at 02:32PM Former Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb this week was appointed to Pfizer’s board of directors, two months after exiting his government post, pharmaphorum reports. According to the report, Gottlieb was appointed to Pfizer’s Regulatory and Compliance Committee and the […]

Age, period, cohort trends of suicide in Japan and Korea (1986–2015): A tale of two countries

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2FEjYfj on June 28, 2019 at 02:28PM Publication date: Available online 28 June 2019 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Shiho Kino, Soong-nang Jang, Krisztina Gero, Soichiro Kato, Ichiro Kawachi Abstract Japan and South Korea have among the highest suicide rates in the world. However, the age, gender, and […]

“I don’t see gender”: Conceptualizing a gendered system of academic publishing

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/31ZSxpO on June 28, 2019 at 02:28PM Publication date: Available online 27 June 2019 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Jamie Lundine, Ivy Bourgeault, Ketevan Glonti, Eleanor Hutchinson, Dina Balabanova Abstract Academic experts share their ideas, as well as contribute to advancing health science by participating in publishing as […]

Invisible work and changing roles: Health information technology implementation and reorganization of work practices for the inpatient nursing team

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2Yh3uRP on June 28, 2019 at 02:28PM Publication date: Available online 27 June 2019 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Meredith R. Bergey, Jennifer C. Goldsack, Edmondo J. Robinson Abstract Hospitals have invested heavily in health information technology (HIT) which has been promoted as an integral component of quality, […]

The dynamics of health poverty in Spain during the economic crisis (2008-2016)

from Health Policy at http://bit.ly/2XfuiVQ on June 28, 2019 at 02:16PM Publication date: Available online 27 June 2019 Source: Health Policy Author(s): Marta Pascual-Sáez, David Cantarero-Prieto, Paloma Lanza-León Abstract In recent years, and because of the economic crisis, Spain’s government has been worried about changes in health poverty. In this paper, we examine individual health […]

Efficacy of the tobacco tax policy in the presence of product heterogeneity: A pseudo-panel approach applied to Spain

from Health Policy at http://bit.ly/2Jcg5zm on June 28, 2019 at 02:16PM Publication date: Available online 27 June 2019 Source: Health Policy Author(s): Mercedes Burguillo, Desiderio Romero-Jordán, José-Félix Sanz-Sanz Abstract This paper focuses on the substitution effects between different comercial presentations of tobacco in Spain. Concretely, on cigarettes, cigars and RYO. When taxing policies increase tobacco […]