The Impact of Early Life Shocks on Human Capital Formation: Evidence from El Niño Floods in Ecuador

from Journal of Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2ON3J1R on August 17, 2018 at 11:09PM Publication date: Available online 17 August 2018 Source: Journal of Health Economics Author(s): Maria Rosales-Rueda Abstract This paper investigates the persistent effects of negative shocks in utero and in infancy on low-income children’s health and cognitive outcomes and examines whether timing of […]

Using “Big Data” in the Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Next-Generation Sequencing Technologies: Challenges and Potential Solutions

from Value in Health at http://bit.ly/2Bl0ooH on August 17, 2018 at 07:42PM Publication date: Available online 17 August 2018 Source: Value in Health Author(s): Sarah Wordsworth, Brett Doble, Katherine Payne, James Buchanan, Deborah A. Marshall, Christopher McCabe, Dean A. Regier Abstract Next-generation sequencing (NGS) is considered to be a prominent example of “big data” because […]

Selecting Bolt-On Dimensions for the EQ-5D: Examining Their Contribution to Health-Related Quality of Life

from Value in Health at http://bit.ly/2vRat7y on August 17, 2018 at 07:42PM Publication date: Available online 16 August 2018 Source: Value in Health Author(s): Aureliano Paolo Finch, John Edward Brazier, Clara Mukuria Abstract Background Generic preference-based measures may miss dimensions important for the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of patients. When this happens, a possible […]

Understanding and Identifying Key Issues with the Involvement of Clinicians in the Development of Decision-Analytic Model Structures: A Qualitative Study

from PharmacoEconomics at http://bit.ly/2L06w5k on August 17, 2018 at 03:45AM Abstract Introduction Decision-analytic models play an essential role in informing healthcare resource allocation decisions; however, their value to decision makers will depend on model structures being clinically valid to determine cost-effectiveness recommendations. Clinician involvement can help modellers to develop clinically valid but straightforward structures; however, […]

The effect of primary care visits on other health care utilization: A randomized controlled trial of cash incentives offered to low income, uninsured adults in Virginia

from Journal of Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2MvA2ot on August 16, 2018 at 10:51PM Publication date: Available online 16 August 2018 Source: Journal of Health Economics Author(s): Cathy J. Bradley, David Neumark, Lauryn Saxe Walker Abstract We conducted a randomized controlled trial, enrolling low-income uninsured adults in Virginia (United States), to determine whether cash incentives are […]