Access and Unmet Needs of Orphan Drugs in 194 Countries and 6 Areas: A Global Policy Review With Content Analysis

from Value in Health at https://bit.ly/3kMmIK6 on October 31, 2020 at 01:48PM Available online 31 October 2020 Access and Unmet Needs of Orphan Drugs in 194 Countries and 6 Areas: A Global Policy Review With Content Analysis Highlights • Before undertaking this study, we searched academic databases for all English systematic reviews on global orphan […]

Patterns and effects of social integration on housing stability, mental health and substance use outcomes among participants in a randomized controlled Housing First trial

from Social Science & Medicine at https://bit.ly/32053rf on October 31, 2020 at 01:45PM Publication date: Available online 31 October 2020 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Maritt Kirst, Rebecca Friesdorf, Martha Ta, Alexandra Amiri, Stephen W. Hwang, Vicky Stergiopoulos, Patricia O’Campo

Call for Abstracts: Special Issue of HSR on International Comparisons of High-Need, High-Cost Patients

from The Incidental Economist at https://bit.ly/35Tba1q on October 30, 2020 at 09:01PM Health Services Research (HSR) and the International Collaborative on Costs, Outcomes and Needs In Care (ICCONIC) are partnering to publish a Special Issue on International Comparisons of High-Need, High-Cost Patients: New Directions in Research and Policy. The issue is sponsored by The Health Foundation […]

Senior Fellow and Director, USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy (Job ID: 2020-2433)

from ASHEcon at https://bit.ly/3oGDKM2 on October 30, 2020 at 06:39PM The Brookings Institution Equal-Opportunity Employer: It is Brookings policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all of its employees and applicants without regard to their actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, citizenship status, […]

Friday Links

from Healthcare Economist at https://bit.ly/3oF2WCI on October 30, 2020 at 02:09PM Clinical trials going digital.  JAMA return-to-play guidance. Would a COVID-19 vaccine produce larger health or economic benefits?  Pros and cons of telemedicine. Are we there yet? A review of 4 value-based care programs.

National health insurance and the choice of delivery facility among expectant mothers in Ghana

from International Journal of Health Economics and Management at https://bit.ly/34HVjUk on October 30, 2020 at 03:51PM Abstract The effectiveness of health insurance in removing barriers to the utilisation of maternal healthcare in order to curb maternal mortality especially in developing countries is gaining ground. However, in assessing the effects of health insurance on choice of […]