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  1. Medical schools with distributed or regional programs encourage people to live, work, and learn in communities that may be economically challenged. Local spending by the program, staff, teachers, and students ...

    Authors: John C. Hogenbirk, David R. Robinson and Roger P. Strasser

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2021 11:20

    Content type: Research

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  2. This study reviewed the economic evidence of rapid HIV testing versus conventional HIV testing in low-prevalence high-income countries; evaluated the methodological quality of existing economic evaluations of ...

    Authors: Olanrewaju Medu, Adegboyega Lawal, Doug Coyle and Kevin Pottie

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2021 11:19

    Content type: Research

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  3. Mendelian Randomization is a type of instrumental variable (IV) analysis that uses inherited genetic variants as instruments to estimate causal effects attributable to genetic factors. This study aims to estim...

    Authors: Katherine Dick, John E. Schneider, Andrew Briggs, Pascal Lecomte, Stephane A. Regnier and Michael Lean

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2021 11:16

    Content type: Research

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  4. Smoking increases the risk of complications and related costs after an orthopaedic fracture. Research in other populations suggests that a one-time payment may incentivize smoking cessation. However, little is...

    Authors: Dana Alkhoury, Jared Atchison, Antonio J. Trujillo, Kimberly Oslin, Katherine P. Frey, Robert V. O’Toole, Renan C. Castillo and Nathan N. O’Hara

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2021 11:15

    Content type: Research

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  5. Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) aims to improve disease control in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma. However, the success of PR-programs depends on the patients’ participatio...

    Authors: Kathrin Damm, Heidrun Lingner, Katharina Schmidt, Ines Aumann-Suslin, Heike Buhr-Schinner, Jochen van der Meyden and Konrad Schultz

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2021 11:14

    Content type: Research

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  6. Economic-evaluations using decision analytic models such as Markov-models (MM), and discrete-event-simulations (DES) are high value adds in allocating resources. The choice of modelling method is critical beca...

    Authors: Sameera Senanayake, Nicholas Graves, Helen Healy, Keshwar Baboolal, Adrian Barnett and Sanjeewa Kularatna

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2021 11:13

    Content type: Research

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  7. Disease-specific registries, documenting costs and probabilities from pharmacoeconomic studies along with health state utility values from quality-of-life studies could serve as a resource to guide researchers...

    Authors: Annesha White, Meenakshi Srinivasan, La Marcus Wingate, Samuel Peasah and Marc Fleming

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2021 11:10

    Content type: Research

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  8. In developed countries around the world there is a trend to enhance the public-private collaboration in healthcare. In Spain, a decentralized country with a NHS funded with taxes and universal coverage, commis...

    Authors: María Victoria Ruiz-Mallorquí, Inmaculada Aguiar-Díaz and Beatriz González- López Valcárcel

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2021 11:9

    Content type: Review

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  9. Limited financial, human and material health resources coupled with increasing demand for new-born care services require efficiency in health systems to maximize the available sources for improved health outco...

    Authors: Robert Kaba Alhassan, Edward Nketiah-Amponsah, Nana A. Y. Twum-Danso, John Bawa, Williams Kwarah, Sebnem Ucer and Abdul Fatawu Ibn Abass

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2021 11:8

    Content type: Research

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  10. Teleemergency doctors support ambulance cars at the emergency site by means of telemedicine. Currently, each district has its own teleemergency doctor office (decentralized solution). This paper analyses the a...

    Authors: Steffen Fleßa, Rebekka Suess, Julia Kuntosch, Markus Krohn, Bibiana Metelmann, Joachim Paul Hasebrook, Peter Brinkrolf, Klaus Hahnenkamp, Dorothea Kohnen and Camilla Metelmann

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2021 11:7

    Content type: Research

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  11. Grocery food taxes represent a stable tax revenue stream for state and municipal government during times of adverse economic shocks such as that observed under the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic....

    Authors: Lingxiao Wang, Yuqing Zheng, Steven Buck, Diansheng Dong and Harry M. Kaiser

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2021 11:5

    Content type: Research

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  12. The productivity of pharmaceutical research and development (R&D) investments is declining due to high failure rates in clinical research. Recently, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) acknowledged that ...

    Authors: Jörg Mahlich, Arne Bartol and Srirangan Dheban

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2021 11:4

    Content type: Research

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  13. Faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is increasingly being used in the treatment of recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection (rCDI). Health economic evaluations may support decision-making regarding the im...

    Authors: Lianna Hede Hammeken, Simon Mark Dahl Baunwall, Christian Lodberg Hvas and Lars Holger Ehlers

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2021 11:3

    Content type: Review

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  14. Due to growing expenditures, health systems have been pushed to improve decision-making practices on resource allocation. This study aimed to identify which practices of priority setting and resource allocatio...

    Authors: Brayan V. Seixas, François Dionne and Craig Mitton

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2021 11:2

    Content type: Review

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  15. Concerns about rising health care costs require rigorous economic study to inform clinical and policy decision-making. Micro-costing is a cost estimation methodology employing detailed resource utilization and...

    Authors: Xiao Xu, Christina M. Lazar and Jennifer Prah Ruger

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2021 11:1

    Content type: Review

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  16. Physicians’ financial interests might conflict with the best service to patients. It is essential to gain a thorough understanding of the effect of remuneration systems on physician behaviour.

    Authors: Claudia Keser, Claude Montmarquette, Martin Schmidt and Cornelius Schnitzler

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:41

    Content type: Research

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  17. The EQ-5D-5L questionnaire is used in oncology to generate health-related quality of life (HRQoL) weights and corresponding health states. The purpose was to explore the relationship between demographic and cl...

    Authors: Kathrin Borchert, Christian Jacob, Natalie Wetzel, Martina Jänicke, Egbert Eggers, Annette Sauer, Norbert Marschner, Julia Altevers, Thomas Mittendorf and Wolfgang Greiner

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:40

    Content type: Research

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  18. Discrete choice experiments (DCEs) have been used to measure patient and healthcare professionals preferences in a range of settings internationally. Using DCEs in primary care is valuable for determining how ...

    Authors: Gregory Merlo, Mieke van Driel and Lisa Hall

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:39

    Content type: Review

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  19. Primary liver cancer (PLC) is the fifth and second leading cause of death in Japan and Taiwan, respectively. The aim of this study was to compare the economic burden of PLC between the two countries using the ...

    Authors: Yinghui Wu, Kunichika Matsumoto, Ya-Mei Chen, Yu-Chi Tung, Tzu-Ying Chiu and Tomonori Hasegawa

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:38

    Content type: Research

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  20. Measuring progress towards financial risk protection for the poorest is essential within the framework of Universal Health Coverage. The study assessed the level of out-of-pocket expenditure and factors associ...

    Authors: Yvonne Beaugé, Valéry Ridde, Emmanuel Bonnet, Sidibé Souleymane, Naasegnibe Kuunibe and Manuela De Allegri

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:36

    Content type: Research

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  21. Neuromuscular blockade and pneumoperitoneum (PP) are important factors to ensure successful laparoscopic surgery. However, residual neuromuscular blockade (rNMB) and PP are associated with many unfavorable com...

    Authors: Maodong Ren, Ying Wang, Yan Luo, Jia Fang, Yongji Lu and Jianwei Xuan

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:35

    Content type: Research

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  22. Helicopter emergency services (HEMS) are of increasing relevance for emergency medical services (EMS) of developed countries. Despite the known cost intensity of HEMS, there is only very limited knowledge of i...

    Authors: Johann Röper, Markus Krohn, Steffen Fleßa and Karl-Christian Thies

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:34

    Content type: Research

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  23. Health care systems in many countries are characterized by limited availability of provider performance data that can be used to design and implement welfare improving reforms in the health sector. We question...

    Authors: Roland Cheo, Ge Ge, Geir Godager, Rugang Liu, Jian Wang and Qiqi Wang

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:33

    Content type: Research

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  24. Depressive disorders are associated with a high burden of disease. However, due to the burden posed by the disease on not only the sufferers, but also on their relatives, there is an ongoing debate about which...

    Authors: Juliane Andrea Duevel, Lena Hasemann, Luz María Peña-Longobardo, Beatriz Rodríguez-Sánchez, Isaac Aranda-Reneo, Juan Oliva-Moreno, Julio López-Bastida and Wolfgang Greiner

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:32

    Content type: Review

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  25. There is growing evidence that the cost for dementia care will increase rapidly in the coming years. Therefore, the objective of this paper was to determine the economic impact of treating clients with dementi...

    Authors: Alexander Braun, Paulina Kurzmann, Margit Höfler, Gottfried Haber and Stefanie Auer

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:29

    Content type: Research

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  26. Since HIV+ treatment has become more effective, the average age of people living with HIV (PLWHIV) has increased, and consequently the incidence of developing comorbidities, making the clinical and economic ma...

    Authors: Elisabetta Garagiola, Emanuela Foglia, Lucrezia Ferrario, Paola Meraviglia, Alessandro Tebini, Barbara Menzaghi, Chiara Atzori, Giuliano Rizzardini, Teresa Bini, Antonella D’Arminio Monforte and Davide Croce

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:27

    Content type: Research

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  27. Morbidity and mortality due to pregnancy and childbearing are high in developing countries. This study aims to estimate patient and health system costs of managing pregnancy and birth-related complications in ...

    Authors: Amani Thomas Mori, Peter Binyaruka, Peter Hangoma, Bjarne Robberstad and Ingvild Sandoy

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:26

    Content type: Review

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  28. Post-traumatic stress disorder is likely to affect clinical courses in the somatic hospital ward when appearing as comorbidity. Thus, this study aimed to assess the costs associated with comorbid post-traumati...

    Authors: Rieka von der Warth, Philip Hehn, Jan Wolff and Klaus Kaier

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:23

    Content type: Research

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  29. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Meike Irene Nakovics, Stephan Brenner, Grace Bongololo, Jobiba Chinkhumba, Olivier Kalmus, Gerald Leppert and Manuela De Allegri

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:21

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Health Economics Review 2020 10:14

  30. In England, rises in healthcare expenditure consistently outpace growth in both GDP and total public expenditure. To ensure the National Health Service (NHS) remains financially sustainable, relevant data on h...

    Authors: Idaira Rodriguez Santana, María José Aragón, Nigel Rice and Anne Rosemary Mason

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:20

    Content type: Research

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  31. Depressive disorders often remain undiagnosed or are treated inadequately. Online-based programs may reduce the present treatment gap for depressive disorders and reduce disease-related costs. This study aimed...

    Authors: Viola Gräfe, Steffen Moritz and Wolfgang Greiner

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:19

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Health Economics Review 2020 10:24

  32. Models of preferences in health services research (HSR) and Health Economics are often defined by readily available information, such as that captured in claims data and electronic health records. Yet many imp...

    Authors: Eline van den Broek-Altenburg and Adam Atherly

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:18

    Content type: Review

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  33. Compared with the number of studies performed in the United States, few studies have been conducted on the link between health insurance and healthcare consumption in Europe, likely because most European count...

    Authors: Christine Sevilla-Dedieu, Nathalie Billaudeau and Alain Paraponaris

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:17

    Content type: Research

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  34. With atrial fibrillation (AF) the risk of stroke is 4.2-fold increased to a comparable population without AF. This risk decreases by up to 70% if AF is detected early enough and effective stroke preventive mea...

    Authors: Ralf Birkemeyer, Alfred Müller, Steffen Wahler and Johann-Matthias von der Schulenburg

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:16

    Content type: Research

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  35. Willingness to Pay (WTP) is an alternative to measure quality-adjusted life years for cost-effectiveness analyses. The aim was to evaluate longitudinal changes and determinants of parental WTP for the preventi...

    Authors: Romy Lauer, Meike Traub, Sylvia Hansen, Reinhold Kilian, Jürgen Michael Steinacker and Dorothea Kesztyüs

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:15

    Content type: Research

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  36. Monitoring financial protection is a key component in achieving Universal Health Coverage, even for health systems that grant their citizens access to care free-of-charge. Our study investigated out-of-pocket ...

    Authors: Meike Irene Nakovics, Stephan Brenner, Grace Bongololo, Jobiba Chinkhumba, Olivier Kalmus, Gerald Leppert and Manuela De Allegri

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:14

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Health Economics Review 2020 10:21

  37. The necessity to measure and reward “value for money” of new pharmaceuticals has become central in health policy debates, as much as the requirement to assess the “willingness to pay” for an additional, qualit...

    Authors: Dominik J. Wettstein and Stefan Boes

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:13

    Content type: Research

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