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  1. Children that attend day-care centers frequently contract acute respiratory tract infections (ARTIs). ARTIs represent a burden for both children and parents. Systematic reviews on the use of immunostimulants f...

    Authors: Arturo Berber and Blanca Estela Del-Rio-Navarro
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:12
  2. In April 2016, Burkina Faso introduced a free health care policy for women. Instead of reimbursing health facilities, as many sub-Saharan countries do, the government paid them prospectively for covered servic...

    Authors: Ivlabèhiré Bertrand Meda, Adama Baguiya, Valéry Ridde, Henri Gautier Ouédraogo, Alexandre Dumont and Seni Kouanda
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:11
  3. Poor health increases the likelihood of experiencing poverty by reducing a person’s ability to work and imparting costs associated with receiving medical treatment. Universal health care is a means of protecti...

    Authors: Emily J. Callander, Haylee Fox and Daniel Lindsay
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:10
  4. Côte d’Ivoire’s current health care financing system results from successive reforms undertaken with government funding and international support. The country is moving towards a national compulsory health ins...

    Authors: Agbaya Stéphane Serge Oga, Akissi Régine Attia-konan, Fulgence Vehi, Jérôme Kouame and Kouamé Koffi
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:8
  5. Current scientific guidelines have extended the indication for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) to patients who present an intermediate risk for surgery and have been so far considered for convent...

    Authors: François Huchet, Jacques Chan-Peng, Fanny d’Acremont, Patrice Guerin, Gael Grimandi, Jean-Christian Roussel, Julien Plessis, Vincent Letocart, Thomas Senage and Thibaut Manigold
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:6
  6. The effectiveness of medical therapies depends crucially on patients’ adherence. To gain deeper insight into the behavioral mechanisms underlying adherence, we present a microeconomic model of the decision-mak...

    Authors: Klaus Mann, Michael Möcker and Joachim Grosser
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:5
  7. By performing case management, general practitioners and health care assistants can provide additional benefits to their chronically ill patients. However, the economic effects of such case management interven...

    Authors: Lisa R. Ulrich, Juliana J. Petersen, Karola Mergenthal, Andrea Berghold, Gudrun Pregartner, Rolf Holle and Andrea Siebenhofer
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:4
  8. This article investigates the causal links between health and employment status. To disentangle correlation from causality effects, the authors leverage a French panel survey to estimate a bivariate dynamic pr...

    Authors: Eric Delattre, Richard K. Moussa and Mareva Sabatier
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:3
  9. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported errors on their article.

    Authors: Nicole Bates, Emily Callander, Daniel Lindsay and Kerrianne Watt
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:2

    The original article was published in Health Economics Review 2018 8:28

  10. Hospitals should monitor the costs of all direct and indirect processes in order to achieve efficiency and safeguard financial sustainability. One neglected process with significant costs is the processing of ...

    Authors: Markus Krohn, Josefine Fengler, Thomas Mickley and Steffen Flessa
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:1
  11. Critical evaluation of the cost-effectiveness and clinical effectiveness of continuity of midwifery care models for women experiencing complex pregnancy is an important consideration in the review and reform o...

    Authors: Roslyn E. Donnellan-Fernandez, Debra K. Creedy and Emily J. Callander
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:32
  12. Examine cost-driving factors of schizophrenia in Germany for patients prior- and post-switch from an oral antipsychotic therapy to aripiprazole-depot and perform a budget impact analysis (BIA) referring to the...

    Authors: Christoph Potempa and Reinhard Rychlik
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:30
  13. For admission to statutory health insurance, it is common in Switzerland that health care providers negotiate prices for health care services directly with health insurers. Once they agree upon a price, they m...

    Authors: Beat Hulliger and Martin Sterchi
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:29
  14. Although cancer survival in general has improved in Australia over the past 30 years, Indigenous Australians, socioeconomically disadvantaged persons, and people living in remote areas still experience poorer ...

    Authors: Nicole Bates, Emily Callander, Daniel Lindsay and Kerrianne Watt
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:28

    The Correction to this article has been published in Health Economics Review 2019 9:2

  15. Health technology assessment (HTA) is currently one of the major challenges in assessing medical innovations and healthcare systems. In Europe, the European Network for Health Technology Assessment (EUnetHTA) ...

    Authors: Beata Kiselova Bilekova, Beata Gavurova and Vladimír Rogalewicz
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:27
  16. This paper analyses the volume-outcome relationship and the effects of minimum volume regulations in the German hospital sector.

    Authors: Corinna Hentschker, Roman Mennicken, Antonius Reifferscheid, Jürgen Wasem and Ansgar Wübker
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:25
  17. Health Technology Assessments (HTA) procedures differ substantially across the various European countries. We reviewed recent appraisals of a pharmaceutical manufacturer in three major European markets (France...

    Authors: Giovanni Giuliani, Frederic Chassagnol, David Traub, Marlene Gyldmark, Ansgar Hebborn, Pierre Ducournau and Jörg Ruof
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:24
  18. According to the AMNOG act, the German Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) determines the additional benefit of new medicines as a basis for subsequent price negotiations. Pharmaceutical companies may withdraw thei...

    Authors: Thomas R. Staab, Miriam Walter, Sonja Mariotti Nesurini, Charalabos-Markos Dintsios, J.-Matthias Graf von der Schulenburg, Volker E. Amelung and Jörg Ruof
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:23
  19. The main objective of this review was to evaluate the methodological design in studies reporting resource use and costs related to robotic surgery in gynecology.

    Authors: Malene Korsholm, Jan Sørensen, Ole Mogensen, Chunsen Wu, Kamilla Karlsen and Pernille T. Jensen
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:21
  20. Child maltreatment is a prevalent public health problem in both developed and developing countries. While many studies have investigated the relationship between violence against children and health of the vic...

    Authors: Xiaodong Zheng, Xiangming Fang, Deborah A. Fry, Gary Ganz, Tabitha Casey, Celia Hsiao and Catherine L. Ward
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:20
  21. Targeting efforts aimed at increasing access to care for the poorest by reducing to a minimum or completely eliminating payments at point of use are increasingly being adopted across low and middle income coun...

    Authors: Yvonne Beaugé, Jean-Louis Koulidiati, Valéry Ridde, Paul Jacob Robyn and Manuela De Allegri
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:19
  22. To estimate both the number of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) eligible annually for second-line therapy following sorafenib in Germany and the healthcare costs accrued by patients meeting eligibi...

    Authors: Johannes Clouth, Astra M. Liepa, Guido Moeser, Heiko Friedel, Magdalena Bernzen, Jörg Trojan and Elena Garal-Pantaler
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:18
  23. Ghana introduced capitation payment under National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), beginning with pilot in the Ashanti region, in 2012 with a key objective of controlling utilization and related cost. This stu...

    Authors: Francis-Xavier Andoh-Adjei, Bronke Boudewijns, Eric Nsiah-Boateng, Felix Ankomah Asante, Koos van der Velden and Ernst Spaan
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:17
  24. In recent years, high mortality from cardiovascular diseases (chronic ischemic heart disease, acute coronary syndrome, cerebrovascular diseases, atherosclerosis, hypertensive diseases) and diabetes mellitus ha...

    Authors: Beata Gavurova and Tatiana Vagasova
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:16
  25. To identify factors for healthcare utilization and to describe effect of Mutual Health Insurance on health service utilization in rural community in South Achefer, North West Ethiopia.

    Authors: Hiwot Tilahun, Desta Debalkie Atnafu, Geta Asrade, Amare Minyihun and Yihun Mulugeta Alemu
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:15
  26. The threshold approach to medical decision-making, in which treatment decisions are made based on whether the probability of sickness exceeds a predetermined threshold, was introduced by (Pauker and Kassirer, ...

    Authors: Yoichiro Fujii and Yusuke Osaki
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:14
  27. To assess the cost effectiveness of cetuximab in third-line treatment of patients with KRAS wild-type (wt) metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) in routine clinical practice compared with best supportive care (BSC)...

    Authors: Carin A. Uyl-de Groot, Elisabeth M. van Rooijen, Cornelis J. A. Punt and Chris P. Pescott
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:13
  28. Patient navigation has expanded as a promising approach to improve cancer care coordination and patient adherence. This paper addresses the need to identify the evidence on the economic impact of patient navig...

    Authors: Chloé Gervès-Pinquié, Anne Girault, Serena Phillips, Sarah Raskin and Mandi Pratt-Chapman
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:12
  29. Lymphoedema is a pandemic with about 250 million people suffering from this condition worldwide. Lymphatic diseases have considerable public health significance, but yet few professionals are specialised in th...

    Authors: Henrike Schulze, Marisa Nacke, Christoph Gutenbrunner and Catarina Hadamitzky
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:10
  30. Managers and administrators in charge of social protection and health financing, service purchasing and provision play a crucial role in harnessing the potential advantage of prudent organization, management a...

    Authors: Konrad Obermann, Tata Chanturidze, Bernd Glazinski, Karin Dobberschuetz, Heiko Steinhauer and Jean-Olivier Schmidt
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:4
  31. There are significant financial barriers to access treatment for multi drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in India. To address these challenges, Chhattisgarh state in India has established a MDR-TB financial...

    Authors: Debashish Kundu, Nandini Sharma, Sarabjit Chadha, Samia Laokri, George Awungafac, Lai Jiang and Miqdad Asaria
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:3
  32. To understand the full extent of the impact of a trial, it is important to consider the long-term consequences of outcomes beyond the trial follow-up period, especially for early year’s interventions. A system...

    Authors: Kerry Bell, Belen Corbacho, Sarah Ronaldson, Gerry Richardson, David Torgerson and Michael Robling
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:2
  33. Target joints are a common complication of severe haemophilia. While factor replacement therapy constitutes the majority of costs in haemophilia, the relationship between target joints and non drug-related dir...

    Authors: Jamie O’Hara, Shaun Walsh, Charlotte Camp, Giuseppe Mazza, Liz Carroll, Christina Hoxer and Lars Wilkinson
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2018 8:1
  34. Accidental Injury is a traumatic event which not only influences physical, psychological, and social wellbeing of the households but also exerts extensive financial burden on them. Despite the devastating econ...

    Authors: Jalandhar Pradhan, Rinshu Dwivedi, Sanghamitra Pati and Sarit Kumar Rout
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2017 7:48
  35. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection remains one of the major reasons of re-hospitalization among children with congenital heart disease (CHD). This study estimated the cost-effectiveness of palivizumab...

    Authors: Ralph Schmidt, Istvan Majer, Natalia García Román, Alejandra Rivas Basterra, ElizaBeth Grubb and Constancio Medrano López
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2017 7:47
  36. Seafarers sail the high seas around the globe. In case of illness, they are protected by international regulations stating that the employers must pay all expenses in relation to repatriation, but very little ...

    Authors: Mads D. Faurby, Olaf C. Jensen, Lulu Hjarnoe and Despena Andrioti
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2017 7:46
  37. Ghana experienced its worst cholera outbreak in three decades in 2014. Evidence of cholera economic costs on affected households has been limited. This study aimed at determining economic costs on households a...

    Authors: Dziedzom Kwesi Awalime, Bernard Bright K. Davies-Teye, Linda A. Vanotoo, Nkechi S. Owoo and Edward Nketiah-Amponsah
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2017 7:45
  38. Nursing homes in Switzerland are under pressure to efficiently coordinate staff activities to cover their personnel costs under the care financing system. In this study, the use of a mobility monitoring system...

    Authors: Mario Stark, Rigo Tietz, Heidrun Gattinger, Virpi Hantikainen and Stefan Ott
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2017 7:43

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