NICE’s new Severity Adjustment

from Healthcare Economist at https://bit.ly/33W777B on February 27, 2022 at 11:09PM In the United Kingdom, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) made an update to their health technology evaluations manual in January 2022. Of particular interest, section 6.2 of the manual states that the review committee “will consider the associated absolute and […]

2022 NSF/CEME Decentralization Conference on Mechanism Design, call for papers

from Market Design at https://bit.ly/3HpYXlJ on February 27, 2022 at 01:45PM  2022 NSF/CEME Decentralization Conference   The Scope of Mechanism Design:  From Bespoke Mechanisms to General Insights   Multiple Locations  + Virtual Conference April 22-23, 2022  Stanford University  Columbia University, University of Michigan, Plus one additional location. Mechanism design provides a mathematical framework for deriving the […]

obnoxious arnold people at Boots

from Terry Flynn PhD at https://bit.ly/3tewIBf on February 27, 2022 at 12:57AM Today my elderly mother and I experienced some truly wonderful, helpful and constructive help from an employee at Boots, Arnold, Nottingham. Though I failed to note the employee’s name, she dealt with us between 12:37 and 13:13 when helping my elderly mother understand […]

Colombia decriminalizes abortion

from Market Design at https://bit.ly/3vqeYpk on February 26, 2022 at 01:39PM Sentiments about abortion seem to be shifting in opposite directions across the Americas. The NY Times has the story: Colombia Decriminalizes Abortion, Bolstering Trend Across Region By Julie Turkewitz "Having an abortion is no longer a crime under Colombian law, the country’s top court ruled […]

The debate on overpayment in Medicare Advantage: Pulling it together

from Brookings: Topics – Health at https://brook.gs/3M2hGal on February 25, 2022 at 06:30PM By Paul Ginsburg, Steven M. Lieberman Health Affairs Forefront has published articles that advance two diametrically opposing assessments of issues regarding the Medicare Advantage (MA) program. In September 2021, Donald Berwick and Richard Gilfillan (B-G) argued that mounting MA overpayments, many from plan efforts […]

Pithiatism Redux

from The Health Care Blog at https://bit.ly/3M5U7Oe on February 25, 2022 at 05:20PM BY MARTIN SAMUELS Those of us in medicine have all seen the famous painting of the Tuesday afternoon lessons at the Salpȇtrière in Paris in the 19th century. In Pierre Aristide André Brouillet’s painting, one can clearly see the great professor, Jean-Martin […]

The debate on overpayment in Medicare Advantage: Pulling it together

from Brookings: Topics – Health at https://brook.gs/3M2hGal on February 25, 2022 at 03:51PM By Paul Ginsburg, Steven M. Lieberman Health Affairs Forefront has published articles that advance two diametrically opposing assessments of issues regarding the Medicare Advantage (MA) program. In September 2021, Donald Berwick and Richard Gilfillan (B-G) argued that mounting MA overpayments, many from plan efforts […]

Workshop in Experimental Economics at Stanford Institute for Theoretical Economics (SITE), August 15 and 16, call for papers

from Market Design at https://bit.ly/3M3g686 on February 25, 2022 at 01:51PM  The Stanford Institute for Theoretical Economics: Workshop in Experimental Economics will be held in-person at Stanford University on August 15h and 16th.   The workshop seeks to showcase recent contributions in experimental economics. We hope you will consider submitting your work, and encourage others with […]

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from Health Economics and Decision Science Blog @ ScHARR at https://bit.ly/3IlQLUU on February 25, 2022 at 09:36AM  Extending the QALY beyond health – the EQ-HWB (Health and well-being) Professor John Brazier Join us online for a monthly online masterclass by one of our health research experts based in The School of Health and Related Research […]