The economics of patient safety: Strengthening a value-based approach to reducing patient harm at national level

from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2s5tDHh on June 25, 2017 at 04:46PM About one in ten patients are harmed during health care. This paper estimates the health, financial and economic costs of this harm. Results indicate that patient harm exerts a considerable global health burden. The financial cost on health systems is also considerable and if […]

Characteristics of Adults with Psychiatric Disabilities Participating in the Federal Disability Programs

from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2sQdItk on June 25, 2017 at 04:46PM The authors use nationally representative data on working-age recipients of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to profile beneficiaries with psychiatric disabilities and compare them with beneficiaries eligible for SSDI and SSI on the basis of other health conditions.

Managing healthcare for an aging population: will demographics push Newfoundland and Labrador into a fiscal deep freeze?

from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2sQfNWe on June 25, 2017 at 04:46PM No services are more important than the health and community services we deliver through our four Regional Health Authorities. This year, we will invest more than 40% of total [operating] expenditures – nearly $3 billion – in healthcare….” Newfoundland and Labrador 2012 Budget Speech […]