Applied Health Economics and Health Policy
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Insights from triangulation of two purchase choice elicitation methods to predict social decision making in healthcare.
It is important to use multiple methods to obtain a complete picture of the probability of purchase or public subsidy in a social decision-making context until further research can elaborate on our findings. This exploratory analysis supports the suggestion that the mixed logit model, which was used...
The Chinese healthcare system: structure, problems and challenges.
We describe the structure and present situation of the Chinese healthcare system and discuss its primary problems and challenges. We discuss problems with inefficient burden sharing, adverse provider incentives and huge inequities, and seek explanations in the structural features of the Chinese heal...
Direct medical costs for type 2 diabetes mellitus complications in the US commercial payer setting: a resource for economic research.
A total of 44 021 patients with a minimum of 12 months of continuous follow-up enrollment were identified, with a mean age of 56 years; a subset of 32 991 patients with at least 24 months of continuous health-plan enrollment was also identified. Among the aggregate sample, 74% of patients were recei...
Comparison of individual and group valuation of health state scenarios across communities in West Africa.
We should use individual or group valuations. We aimed to compare individual and group valuations of a range of clinically and culturally relevant health state scenarios in a West African population. Seventy subjects were purposely selected from seven randomly selected communities in a health distri...
The cost effectiveness of universal versus selective newborn screening for sickle cell disease in the US and the UK: a critique.
We reviewed several cost-effectiveness analyses that modelled the costs and yield of newborn screening for sickle cell disease (SCD) in the US and the UK and discuss the ways in which newborn screening policies in each country evolved with regard to the results of the analyses. Each of the reviewed...
Key performance indicators for the implementation of social health insurance.
Several low- and middle-income countries are interested in extending their existing health insurance for specific groups to eventually cover their entire populations. For those countries interested in such an extension, it is important to understand what characterises a well performing social health...
Preferences on policy options for ensuring the financial sustainability of health care services in the future: results of a stakeholder surv...
We invited 842 individuals from academia, other research organisations (eg. think tanks), national health services, providers, health insurance organisations, government representatives and health-related industry and related advisory stakeholders to participate in an online survey collecting prefer...
Cost effectiveness of fecal DNA screening for colorectal cancer: a systematic review and quality appraisal of the literature.
We conducted a systematic review and quality assessment of studies of cost-effectiveness of fDNA as a colorectal cancer screening tool (compared with no screening and other screening modalities), and identified key variables that impinged on cost-effectiveness. We searched MEDLINE, Embase, and the C...
Authors' reply to godman and gustafsson: "a new reimbursement system for innovative pharmaceuticals combining value-based and free market pr...
Economic evaluations of adult weight management interventions: a systematic literature review focusing on methods used for determining healt...
This is the first literature review comparing methods used in economic evaluations of weight management interventions, and it is the first time that observed differences in study results are addressed with a view to methodological explanations. We conclude that many studies have methodological defic...