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from Healthcare Economist at http://bit.ly/335QxMV on October 31, 2019 at 07:37PM Deficit nears $1 trillion. Pelosi’s reference pricing bill.   Gates Foundation to develop gene therapies. Was the ACA anti-marriage? Physician payment and lab test ordering. Patent buy-outs.

The Power of Person-Generated Health Data: Five Ways to Improve the Care Experience

from AcademyHealth Blog at http://bit.ly/2JF99vz on October 31, 2019 at 05:10PM The Power of Person-Generated Health Data: Five Ways to Improve the Care Experience The use of technology in health care has improved many aspects of the way the health system works. Consumers can order prescription refills and schedule appointments online. Electronic health records (EHRs) […]

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Apixaban Versus Edoxaban in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation for Stroke Prevention

from PharmacoEconomics – Open at http://bit.ly/31YVjdH on October 31, 2019 at 03:34PM Abstract Objective Our objective was to assess the cost effectiveness of apixaban versus edoxaban in the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism (SE) in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) in Spain. Methods We customized a Markov model with ten health states to estimate […]

Global Kidney Exchange in the Lancet, by Minerva, Savulescu and Singer

from Market Design at http://bit.ly/36kC69U on October 31, 2019 at 12:37PM Here’s a clear-eyed account of Global Kidney Exchange, from three moral philosophers, forthcoming in The Lancet. You can read the whole thing at the link: The ethics of the Global Kidney Exchange programmeFrancesca Minerva, Julian Savulescu, Peter SingerThe Lancet (online first, Published:October 29, 2019 […]

Nexus 2019 Presenters: Advancements in RWE Use Important

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/34gznfD on October 31, 2019 at 11:44AM Presenters during the 9th Annual Research Symposium, hosted in conjunction with AMCP’s 2019 Nexus meeting, stressed the importance of advancing real-world evidence (RWE) amid data innovations and collaborations, AJMC reports. “We can’t expect this to directly replicate clinical research, but it’s […]

The impact of an ageing population

from Econsalut at http://bit.ly/2WtZNYJ on October 31, 2019 at 08:37AM Will population ageing spell the end of the welfare state? A review of evidence and policy optionsSustainable health financing with an ageing population: implications of different revenue raising… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! […]

Methodology and results of real-world cost-effectiveness of carfilzomib in combination with lenalidomide and dexamethasone in relapsed multiple myeloma using registry data

from The European Journal of Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2q9nKIE on October 31, 2019 at 08:18AM Abstract Objective To predict the real-world (RW) cost-effectiveness of carfilzomib in combination with lenalidomide and dexamethasone (KRd) versus lenalidomide and dexamethasone (Rd) in relapsed multiple myeloma (MM) patients after one to three prior therapies. Methods A partitioned survival model that […]

HEDS Job Vacancy: Clerical Officer

from Health Economics and Decision Science Blog @ ScHARR at http://bit.ly/2PvHIYK on October 31, 2019 at 07:00AM We are currently advertising for the below post in HEDS:Job Title:  Clerical OfficerJob Reference Number:  UOS024400Closing date: 12.11.2019 Grade 4 £19,612 – £21,814 per annum. Potential to progress to £23,754 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution.  ScHARR – Regent Court Further information related […]

States Leverage Medicaid Waivers to Combat Health Challenges, Pilot Funding Approaches and Work Requirements

from AcademyHealth Blog at http://bit.ly/2N0wh9V on October 30, 2019 at 07:15PM States Leverage Medicaid Waivers to Combat Health Challenges, Pilot Funding Approaches and Work Requirements States continue to innovate with their Medicaid programs through 1115 waiver demonstrations, which allow states to “waive” specific requirements of Medicaid and use federal Medicaid funds to support program changes in […]

YTH Live 2020

from The Health Care Blog at http://bit.ly/2qZlEf5 on October 30, 2019 at 03:12PM By ERIN MCKELLE There are many public health conferences that focus on young people, or that center around youth issues, but very few that actually include the young people’s voices that we are claiming to uplift as public health professionals. There are […]

Early Evidence of the Impact of Cannabis Legalization on Cannabis Use, Cannabis Use Disorder, and the Use of Other Substances

from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at http://bit.ly/2JwmupN on October 30, 2019 at 03:11PM Understanding effects of cannabis laws requires greater attention to differences in short- versus long-term effects of the laws, nuances of policies and patterns of consumption, and careful consideration of appropriate control groups.

Article Assesses EMA Referrals

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/331RzJJ on October 30, 2019 at 03:06PM A recent article published in BMJ looked at referrals made to the European Medicines Agency between 2013-2017 to assess non-interventional studies in postmarketing assessments. “Non-interventional studies had an important role particularly for the characterisation and quantification of adverse events, the evaluation […]