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  1. The free maternal healthcare policy was introduced in Ghana in 2008 under the national health insurance scheme as a social intervention to improve access to maternal health services. This study investigated th...

    Authors: Maxwell Tii Kumbeni, Agani Afaya and Paschal Awingura Apanga
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2023 13:8
  2. A good health care system and, especially, the provision of efficient hospital care are the goals of national and regional health policies. However, the scope of general hospital care in the 16 federal states ...

    Authors: Iveta Vrabková and Sabrina Lee
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2023 13:7
  3. Authors: Hesam Ghiasvand, Shiva Khaleghparast, Naser Kachoueian, Kourosh Tirgarfakheri, Meysam Mortazian, Yaser Toloueitabar, Farhad Gorjipour and Seyran Naghdi
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2023 13:6

    The original article was published in Health Economics Review 2023 13:1

  4. More than two years into the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, it remains unclear whether financial incentives can reduce vaccine hesitancy and improve uptake among key unvaccinated populations. This st...

    Authors: Kevin Chen, Marta Wilson-Barthes, Jeffrey E. Harris and Omar Galárraga
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2023 13:4
  5. After the emergence of the first vaccines against the COVID-19, public health authorities have promoted mass vaccination in order to achieve herd immunity and reduce the effects of the disease. Vaccination rat...

    Authors: Luis Á. Hierro, David Patiño, Pedro Atienza, Antonio J. Garzón and David Cantarero
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2023 13:2
  6. Aortic stenosis is a prevalent heart valvular disorder in Iran. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) and Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (SAVR) are two common procedures for treating the disease in...

    Authors: Hesam Ghiasvand, Shiva Khaleghparast, Naser Kachoueian, Kourosh Tirgarfakheri, Meysam Mortazian, Yaser Toloueitabar, Farhad Gorjipour and Seyran Naghdi
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2023 13:1

    The Correction to this article has been published in Health Economics Review 2023 13:6

  7. In frst-line treatment of advanced or metastatic nonsquamous non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), the ORIENT-11 study demonstrated a signifcant progression-free survival and overall survival for sintilimab plus...

    Authors: Huiqin Liu, Ying Wang and Qi He
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:66

    The Correction to this article has been published in Health Economics Review 2023 13:5

  8. Limited information is available on the utility values of metastatic pancreatic cancer, focusing on different health statuses, selected chemotherapy, and related grades 1/2 and 3/4 adverse events (AEs). We eva...

    Authors: Yuki Takumoto, Yuriko Sasahara, Hiroto Narimatsu, Tatsunori Murata and Manabu Akazawa
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:63

    The Correction to this article has been published in Health Economics Review 2023 13:3

  9. The absolute number of older individuals needing medical care and long-term care (LTC) is increasing globally due to the growing ageing population. However, it is uncertain who and what proportion of the popul...

    Authors: Md. Mizanur Rahman, Megumi Rosenberg, Gabriela Flores, Nadia Parsell, Shamima Akter, Md Ashraful Alam, Md. Mahfuzur Rahman and Tessa Edejer
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:60
  10. Since the enactment of the long-term care insurance (LTCI) act in 2000, the number of LTCI users has increased annually. However, evidence regarding what is being carried out as rehabilitation treatment under ...

    Authors: Hiroshi Shinohara, Yukio Mikami, Rumi Kuroda, Makoto Asaeda, Takashi Kawasaki, Ken Kouda, Yukihide Nishimura, Hiroyuki Ohkawa, Hiroyasu Uenishi, Toshio Shimokawa, Yasuo Mikami, Fumihiro Tajima and Toshikazu Kubo
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:59
  11. Catastrophic health expenditure (CHE) represents out-of-pocket payment as a share of household income. Most previous studies have focused on incidence aspects when assessing health policy effects. However, bec...

    Authors: Jun Hyuk Koo and Hyun Woo Jung
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:58
  12. The clinical value and cost-effectiveness of invasive treatments for patients with coronary artery disease is unclear. Invasive treatments such as coronary artery bypass grafting and percutaneous coronary inte...

    Authors: Huang Weiting, Alwin Zhang Yaoxian, Yeo Khung Keong, Shao Wei Lam, Lau Yee How, Anders Olof Sahlén, Ahmadreza Pourghaderi, Matthew Che, Chua Siang Jin Terrance and Nicholas Graves
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:56
  13. Achieving equity in healthcare services has been a global priority. According to the literature, a slew of initiatives aimed at increasing household equity in healthcare financing have exacerbated the problem,...

    Authors: Felician Andrew Kitole, Robert Michael Lihawa and Eliaza Mkuna
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:55
  14. Key challenges for a joint European Health Technology Assessment (HTA) include consolidated approaches towards the choice of adequate comparator(s), selection of endpoints that are relevant to patients with a ...

    Authors: Elaine Julian, Mira Pavlovic, Oriol Sola-Morales, Fabrizio Gianfrate, Mondher Toumi, Heiner C. Bucher, Christian Dierks, Wolfgang Greiner, Peter Mol, Jean-François Bergmann, Tomas Salmonson, Ansgar Hebborn, Mathilde Grande, Antonella Cardone and Jörg Ruof
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:54
  15. Managing type 2 diabetes represents a major public health concern due to its important and increasing prevalence. Our study investigates the impact of taking incretin-based medication on the risk of being hosp...

    Authors: Clémence Bussiere, Pauline Chauvin, Jean-Michel Josselin and Christine Sevilla-Dedieu
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:53
  16. Most economies in African countries are informal. As such, households in these countries tend to face higher levels of informality coupled with a lack of social protection, and have no replacement income or sa...

    Authors: Etayibtalnam Koudjom, Sévérin Tamwo and Koffi D. Kpognon
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:51
  17. The SIGMO study (Sigmoidoscopy as an evidence-based colorectal cancer screening test – a possible option?) examines screening eligible populations’ preferences for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening in Germany ...

    Authors: Melanie Brinkmann, Lara Marleen Fricke, Leonie Diedrich, Bernt-Peter Robra, Christian Krauth and Maren Dreier
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:49
  18. Maternal and neonatal mortality is high in South Asia. Recent studies have identified factors such as adolescent female fertility, healthcare spending is reducing maternal and neonatal mortality. The objective...

    Authors: Shongkour Roy and Tanjina Khatun
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:47
  19. The aim was: i) to quantify the direct and indirect savings from parallel imports in Sweden during a period when sellers were forbidden from giving discounts to pharmacies, and ii) to study if the effects of c...

    Authors: David Granlund
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:46

    The Correction to this article has been published in Health Economics Review 2022 12:61

  20. Recent Coronavirus Disease-19 (COVID-19) pandemic shows that health system, particularly hospital care, takes the highest toll on COVID-19. As hospital gets to manage the surge of COVID-19 cases, it is importa...

    Authors: Ryan R. Nugraha, Mutia A. Pratiwi, Ruli Endepe Al-Faizin, Ardian Budi Permana, Ery Setiawan, Yuli Farianty, Kalsum Komaryani and Hasbullah Thabrany
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:45
  21. The quality of health care has a significant impact on both patients and the health system in terms of long-term costs and health consequences. This study focuses on determining the long-term cost-effectivenes...

    Authors: Rahill Sadat Shahtaheri, Yahya Bayazidi, Majid Davari, Abbas Kebriaeezadeh, Sepideh Yousefi, Alireza Mahdavi Hezaveh, Abolfazl Sadeghi, Ahmed Hayder Mohsin aL Lami and Hadi Abbasian
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:44
  22. Health insurance is among the healthcare financing reforms proposed to increase the available healthcare resources and to decrease the risk of household financial crisis. Recently, Ethiopia has been implementi...

    Authors: Bedasa Taye Merga, Bikila Balis, Habtamu Bekele and Gelana Fekadu
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:43
  23. Valuation is a critical part of the costing process in health economic evaluations. However, an overview of specific issues relevant to the European context on harmonizing methodological requirements for the v...

    Authors: Claudia Fischer, Susanne Mayer, Nataša Perić and Judit Simon
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:42
  24. Sepsis is a life-threatening organ dysfunction in response to infection. Early recognition and rapid treatment are critical to patient outcomes and cost savings, but sepsis is difficult to diagnose because of ...

    Authors: John E. Schneider, Katherine Dick, Jacie T. Cooper and Nadine Chami
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:39
  25. Community Based Health Insurance (CBHI) is a type of health insurance program that provides financial protection against the cost of illness and improving access to health care services for communities engaged...

    Authors: Ahmed Tahir, Abdulahi Omer Abdilahi and Abdifatah Elmi Farah
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:38
  26. Well-functioning competitive markets are key to controlling generic drug prices. This is important since over 90% of all drugs sold in the US are generics. Recently, there have been examples of large price inc...

    Authors: Antonio J. Trujillo, Jose C. Gutierrez, Emmanuel E. Garcia Morales, Mariana Socal, Jeromie Ballreich and Gerard Anderson
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:37
  27. In the Chinese population, the middle-aged and older adults are the two main segments that utilize a large portion of healthcare. With the fast growth of the two segments, the demands of healthcare services in...

    Authors: Liping Fu, Ya’nan Fang and Yongqing Dong
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:34
  28. Given that South Africa experienced significant food insecurity even before the COVID-19 pandemic, it is not surprising that the pandemic would result in even greater food insecurity in the country. This paper...

    Authors: Chijioke O. Nwosu, Umakrishnan Kollamparambil and Adeola Oyenubi
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:32
  29. Regardless of its form, financing health in isolation will never raise sufficient funds to lead to universal health coverage. Achieving this goal which is not a pure health policy, requires multisectoral colla...

    Authors: Alexandre Nimubona
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:31
  30. We conducted a multi-stakeholder survey to determine key areas where a joint European health technology assessment (HTA) could provide ‘additional benefit’ compared to the status quo of many parallel independe...

    Authors: Elaine Julian, Fabrizio Gianfrate, Oriol Sola-Morales, Peter Mol, Jean-François Bergmann, Tomas Salmonson, Ansgar Hebborn, Mathilde Grande and Jörg Ruof
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:30
  31. In the last two decades, health care systems (HCS) in the European countries have faced global challenges and have undergone structural changes with the focus on early disease prevention, strengthening primary...

    Authors: Sergey Shishkin, Igor Sheiman, Vasily Vlassov, Elena Potapchik and Svetlana Sazhina
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:29
  32. There is evidence to suggest that the proportion of missing values is slightly higher in the older population resulting in lower completion rates of the EQ-5D. However, existing studies rarely provide a within...

    Authors: Ole Marten and Wolfgang Greiner
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:28
  33. Improvements in the financing of healthcare services are important for developing countries like India to make progress towards universal health coverage. Inpatient-care contributes to a big share of total hea...

    Authors: Samir Garg, Narayan Tripathi, Alok Ranjan and Kirtti Kumar Bebarta
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:27
  34. The use of research evidence to inform policy and practice cannot be overemphasized especially in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). To promote the use of research evidence in the provision of health ser...

    Authors: Charles C. Ezenduka and Obinna E. Onwujekwe
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2022 12:26

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