Battling Epidemics & Disparity with Modeling

from Healthcare Economist at on August 31, 2020 at 11:00PM This is the title of a paper published in Letters in Biomathematics with colleagues Anuj Mubayi, Jeff Sullivan, Oliver Diaz, Aditi Ghosh, Anamika Mubayi, Olcay Akman, and Phani Veeranki. The subtitle is: “The Coupled Dynamics of the COVID-19 Pandemic with Social Epidemics“. The abstract […]

Endbericht über die Auswirkungen des PEPP-Entgeltsystems veröffentlicht

from HCHE News at on August 31, 2020 at 04:27PM Mit der Einführung des „pauschalierenden Entgeltsystems Psychiatrie und Psychosomatik“ (PEPP) fand ab 2013 ein Wechsel in der stationären Versorgung zu einem stärker an der Ressourcenintensität der PatientInnen ausgerichteten Vergütungssystem statt. Die vom Gesetzgeber vorgeschriebene Begleitforschung zu den Auswirkungen des neuen pauschalierenden Entgeltsystems, durchgeführt vom […]

Spotlight on Naloxone Co-Prescribing

from The Incidental Economist at on August 31, 2020 at 01:08PM This is a guest post by Adm. Brett Giroir, Jessica White, Teresa Manocchio, Sean Klein, Zeid El-Kilani. Adm. Brett Giroir is the 16th Assistant Secretary for Health (@HHS_ASH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Jessica White, Teresa Manocchio, Sean Klein, […]

Short-term responses to nudge-based messages for preventing the spread of COVID-19 infection: Intention, behavior, and life satisfaction

from Health Economics at on August 31, 2020 at 10:47AM To control and slow down the spread of COVID-19, policymakers and practitioners are employing messages with elements and wording based on nudges to encourage people fs voluntary behaviors of contact avoidance and infection prevention. However, although existing studies have found that nudge-based messages strengthen […]

Undergraduate and Graduate Students’ Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

from Health Economics at on August 31, 2020 at 10:47AM The COVID-19 pandemic has looming negative impacts on mental health of undergraduate and graduate students at research universities, according to the Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) Consortium survey of 30,725 undergraduate students and 15,346 graduate and professional students conducted in May-July 2020 […]

Invitations, Incentives, and Conditions : A Randomized Evaluation of Demand-Side Interventions for Health Screenings in Armenia

from Health Economics at on August 31, 2020 at 10:47AM The study is a randomized controlled trial that investigates the impact of four demand-side interventions on health screening for diabetes and hypertension among Armenian adults ages 35-68 who had not been tested in the last 12 months. The interventions are personal invitations from a […]

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Demand for Density: Evidence from the U.S. Housing Market

from Health Economics at on August 31, 2020 at 10:47AM Cities are shaped by the strength of agglomeration and dispersion forces. We show that the COVID-19 pandemic has re-introduced disease transmission as a dispersion force in modern cities. We use detailed housing data to study the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the location […]

Global City in a Global Pandemic: Assessing the Ongoing Impact of COVID Induced Trends on London’s Economic Sectors

from Health Economics at on August 31, 2020 at 10:47AM Over the last 50 years, London has successfully adapted to technological change and globalization, making it the major driver of the UK economy. But its strengths have also made the city particularly vulnerable to the health impacts of COVID-19, and potentially also to wider […]

Intelligent lockdown, intelligent effects? The impact of the Dutch COVID-19 ‘intelligent lockdown’ on gendered work and family dynamics among parents

from Health Economics at on August 31, 2020 at 10:47AM This study examines the impact of the Dutch ‘intelligent lockdown’ during the COVID-19 pandemic on work and family dynamics among parents. This ‘intelligent lockdown’ relied on a combination of restrictive measures and an emphasis on individual responsibility as a means of lessening the spread […]

Ποιος κρύβεται πίσω από την παλίρροια των αρνητών;-Οι μάσκες και οι… Ζορό της άρνησης

from Google Alert at on August 30, 2020 at 10:25PM Ο Francesc López Seguí, ειδικός στα Health Economics, ο οποίος από το Ίδρυμα TicSalut έχει συμμετάσχει σε μια διεθνή και διεπιστημονική έρευνα …