“What’s fair to an individual is not always fair to a population”: a qualitative study of patients and their health professionals using the Cancer Drugs Fund

from Health Policy at http://bit.ly/2Njnq5B on June 22, 2019 at 12:04PM Publication date: Available online 21 June 2019 Source: Health Policy Author(s): Charlotte Chamberlain, Amanda Owen-Smith, Fiona MacKichan, Jenny L. Donovan, William Hollingworth Abstract Objective To understand the values attached to cancer treatment at the end of life(EoL) to inform policy decisions around the Cancer […]

Six mechanisms behind carer wellbeing effects: A qualitative study of healthcare delivery

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2L7IZmD on June 22, 2019 at 11:36AM Publication date: Available online 22 June 2019 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Hareth Al-Janabi, Carol McLoughlin, Jan Oyebode, Nikolaos Efstathiou, Melanie Calvert Abstract Health and care services for patients may improve or harm the wellbeing of their family carers. Formal consideration […]

The role of information provision in economic evaluations of non-invasive prenatal testing: a systematic review

from The European Journal of Health Economics at http://bit.ly/31O6dnN on June 22, 2019 at 08:09AM Abstract Background Technological progress has led to changes in the antenatal screening programmes, most significantly the introduction of non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT). The availability of a new type of testing changes the type of information that the parent(s) require before, […]

Disentangling public preferences for health gains at end-of-life: Further evidence of no support of an end-of-life premium

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2IsXUGl on June 21, 2019 at 11:22AM Publication date: Available online 21 June 2019 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Lise Desireé Hansen, Trine Kjær Abstract In many countries, it has been publicly debated whether health gains for patients at end-of-life (EoL) should be valued higher than health gains […]