Patient preferences for epilepsy treatment: a systematic review of discrete choice experimental studies
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by Sinaa Al-Aqeel, Reem Alotaiwi and Bushra Albugami
6d ago
This review aimed to 1) identify and assess the quality of discrete choice experiments (DCEs) examining preferences related to epilepsy treatment; 2) summarize the attributes and attribute levels measured in t ..read more
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Economic evaluation of strategies against coronavirus: a systematic review
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by Reyhane Izadi, Nahid Hatam, Fatemeh Baberi, Setareh Yousefzadeh and Abdosaleh Jafari
6d ago
The COVID-19 outbreak was defined as a pandemic on 11 March 2020 by the World Health Organization. After that, COVID-19 has enormously influenced health systems around the world, and it has claimed more than 4 ..read more
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The level of countries’ preparedness to health risks during Covid-19 and pre-pandemic: the differential response to health systems building blocks and socioeconomic indicators
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by Omar B. Da’ar and Farah Kalmey
1w ago
The global health security (GHS) Index assesses countries’ level of preparedness to health risks. However, there is no evidence on how and whether the effects of health systems building blocks and socioeconomi ..read more
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Statistical actuarial estimation of the Capitation Payment Unit from copula functions and deep learning: historical comparability analysis for the Colombian health system, 2015–2021
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by Oscar Espinosa, Valeria Bejarano, Jeferson Ramos and Boris Martínez
1M ago
The Capitation Payment Unit (CPU) financing mechanism constitutes more than 70% of health spending in Colombia, with a budget allocation of close to 60 trillion Colombian pesos for the year 2022 (approximately ..read more
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The intangible costs of overweight and obesity in Germany
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by Fan Meng, Peng Nie and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
1M ago
Previous literature documents the direct and indirect economic costs of obesity, yet none has attempted to quantify the intangible costs of obesity. This study focuses on quantifying the intangible costs of on ..read more
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Cost-effectiveness in unstable economies: the case of sacubitril/valsartan in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction in Argentina
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by Mariano A. Giorgi, Carlos P. Boissonnet, Paula Soledad Luque, Jimena Piastrella, Carlos Porley, Fernanda Ditata and Sergio Volman
1M ago
Sacubitril/valsartan (an Angiotensin receptor-neprilysin inhibitor—ARNI) is one of the cornerstones in the management of patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) having demonstrated s ..read more
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The economic impact of anastomotic leak after colorectal cancer surgery
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by Blas Flor-Lorente, José Francisco Noguera-Aguilar, Salvadora Delgado-Rivilla, José María García-González, Marcos Rodriguez-Martín, Laura Salinas-Ortega, Miguel Ángel Casado and María Álvarez
1M ago
To determine the economic impact of the incremental consumption of resources for the diagnosis and treatment of anastomotic leak (AL) in patients after resection with anastomosis for colorectal cancer compared ..read more
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Should we adjust health expenditure for age structure on health systems efficiency? A worldwide analysis
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by João Vasco Santos, Filipa Santos Martins, Joana Pestana, Júlio Souza, Alberto Freitas and Jonathan Cylus
1M ago
Healthcare expenditure, a common input used in health systems efficiency analyses is affected by population age structure. However, while age structure is usually considered to adjust health system outputs, he ..read more
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The lack of specialized pediatric cardiac surgeons in Lebanon: a humanitarian catastrophe
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by Jana Zeineddine, Carolla El Chamieh and Elie Bou Sanayeh
1M ago
Congenital heart disease (CHD) is a major public health concern, as it is the most common birth defect and the leading cause of death in the first year of life if adequate surgical interventions were not provi ..read more
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Predicting high health-cost users among people with cardiovascular disease using machine learning and nationwide linked social administrative datasets
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by Nhung Nghiem, June Atkinson, Binh P. Nguyen, An Tran-Duy and Nick Wilson
1M ago
To optimise planning of public health services, the impact of high-cost users needs to be considered. However, most of the existing statistical models for costs do not include many clinical and social variable ..read more
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