New publications in health economics and genomics 30th November 2021

from Health Economics and Genomics at on November 30, 2021 at 11:03PM One publication from the past week: Early-stage economic analysis of research-based comprehensive genomic sequencing for advanced cancer care | link I’m happy to share any other publications from this week that I’ve missed – just let me know. I publish these updates […]

WTF Health: Accolade Navigates Itself into New Territory: CEO on Personalized Healthcare & Tech Infrastructure

from The Health Care Blog at on November 30, 2021 at 07:51PM By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Healthcare navigator Accolade (NASDAQ:ACCD) is on the move. Not only are they now cruising in care delivery territory with two new primary care/mental healthcare offerings that let them personally guide their 9M members further into the healthcare […]

NCRI Festival: Early colorectal cancer treatment and outcomes in Scotland

from Edinburgh Health Economics at on November 30, 2021 at 04:47PM Last month (8-12 November), the Scottish Bowel Cancer Intelligence UK team at Edinburgh Health Economics attended the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Festival: Making cancer research better together, with a poster on their recent work “Early colorectal cancer treatment and outcomes in Scotland: […]

Interview with Ido Erev

from Market Design at on November 30, 2021 at 01:27PM  Here’s a short interview with Ido Erev, the great behavioral scientist from whom I learned a lot about learning: Interview with Ido Erev Here is his closing comment: "When I started  studying the effect of experience, in the 90s, I asked several famous  researchers […]

How often do health plans use “provider requirements”?

from Healthcare Economist at on November 30, 2021 at 05:12AM Specialty drugs have delivered significant improvements to patient health, but oftentimes they pay be expensive. To try to insure that these treatments are used appropriately, some health plans impose a utilization management tool known as “prescriber requirements” where only certain types of physicians may […]

Come and meet us from the comfort of your sofa – our academic programme for Virtual ISPOR Europe 2021 is here!

from Health Economics and Decision Science Blog @ ScHARR at on November 29, 2021 at 03:49PM ScHARR HEDS are back for Virtual ISPOR Europe 2021. From 30 November – 3 December (with on-demand sessions from 22 November), HEDS staff will be attending the latest ISPOR conference to present their work and represent ScHARR.  • Professor Paul […]