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  1. The Swedish Healthcare Act states that patients should have equal access to healthcare. This study addresses at how this translates to pharmacological treatment of adult spasticity, including injections with b...

    Authors: Annabelle Forsmark, Linda Rosengren and Per Ertzgaard
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:4
  2. Compared with conventional top down costing, micro-costing may provide a more accurate method of resource-use assessment in economic analyses of surgical interventions, but little is known about its current us...

    Authors: Shelley Potter, Charlotte Davies, Gareth Davies, Caoimhe Rice and William Hollingworth
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:3
  3. Less is known about the impact of cancer on household assets and household financial portfolio during which cancer survivors face higher mortality risk. Economic theory predicts that cancer survivors would dep...

    Authors: Tae-Young Pak, Hyungsoo Kim and Kyoung Tae Kim
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:2
  4. Few studies have systematically examined the efficiency of routine infant immunization services. Using a representative sample of infant immunization sites in Benin, Ghana, Honduras, Moldova, Uganda and Zambia...

    Authors: Nicolas A. Menzies, Christian Suharlim, Stephen C. Resch and Logan Brenzel
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2020 10:1
  5. L-asparaginase is a key component of treatment for patients with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) in the UK. Commonly used forms of asparaginase are native E. coli-derived asparaginase (native asparaginase) an...

    Authors: Xingdi Hu, Kingsley P. Wildman, Subham Basu, Peggy L. Lin, Clare Rowntree and Vaskar Saha
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:40
  6. Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme has improved access to care, although equity and sustainability issues remain. This study examined health insurance coverage, type of payment for health insurance and r...

    Authors: Martin Amogre Ayanore, Milena Pavlova, Nuworza Kugbey, Adam Fusheini, John Tetteh, Augustine Adoliba Ayanore, James Akazili, Philip Baba Adongo and Wim Groot
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:39
  7. Vertigo, a highly prevalent disease, imposes a rising burden on the health care system, exacerbated by the ageing of the population; and further, contributes to a wide span of indirect burden due to reduced ca...

    Authors: Eva Kovacs, Xiaoting Wang and Eva Grill
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:37
  8. The purpose of this study was to analyse the impact of commissioned addenda by the Federal Joint Committee (FJC) to the HTA body (IQWiG) and their agreement with FJC decisions and to identify potential additio...

    Authors: C. M. Dintsios, F. Worm, J. Ruof and M. Herpers
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:35
  9. Since the implementation of the Regulation on Patient Integration (2003), the Act on the Reorganization of the Pharmaceutical Market (2011), and the Patient Rights Law (2013), the inclusion of patient perspect...

    Authors: Ana Babac, Kathrin Damm and J.-Matthias Graf von der Schulenburg
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:34
  10. User fees, transportation costs, and time costs impair access to healthcare by rural communities in low and middle income countries. However, effects of time costs on demand for healthcare are less understood ...

    Authors: Takahiro Tsukahara, Takuma Sugahara, Seiritsu Ogura and Francis Wanak Hombhanje
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:33
  11. Differences in contingent valuation (CV) estimates for identical healthcare goods can cast considerable doubt on the true economic measures of consumer preferences. Hypothetical nature of CV methods can potent...

    Authors: Muhammed Nazmul Islam, Atonu Rabbani and Malabika Sarker
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:32
  12. A chronic disease impacts a patient’s daily life, with the burden of symptoms and managing the condition, and concerns of progression and disease complications. Such aspects are captured by Patient-Reported Ou...

    Authors: Sixten Borg, Ulf-G. Gerdtham, Katarina Eeg-Olofsson, Bo Palaszewski and Soffia Gudbjörnsdottir
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:31
  13. Stated preference elicitation methods such as discrete choice experiments (DCEs) are now widely used in the health domain. However, the “quality” of health-related DCEs has come under criticism due to the lack...

    Authors: Melvin Obadha, Edwine Barasa, Jacob Kazungu, Gilbert Abotisem Abiiro and Jane Chuma
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:30
  14. Knowledge of the costs of health services improves health facility management and aids in health financing for universal health coverage. Because of resource requirements that are often not present in low- and...

    Authors: Bart Jacobs, Kelvin Hui, Veasnakiry Lo, Michael Thiede, Bernd Appelt and Steffen Flessa
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:29
  15. Currently, personalised medicine is becoming more frequently used and many drug companies are including this strategy to gain market access for very specialized therapies. In this article, in order to understa...

    Authors: F. Antoñanzas, C. A. Juárez-Castelló and R. Rodríguez-Ibeas
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:28
  16. Disparity in resource allocation is an issue among various health delivery units in Ethiopia. To sufficiently address this problem decision-makers require evidence on efficient allocation of resources. Therefo...

    Authors: Kiddus Yitbarek, Gelila Abraham, Ayinengida Adamu, Gebeyehu Tsega, Melkamu Berhane, Sarah Hurlburt, Carlyn Mann and Mirkuzie Woldie
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:27
  17. Risk attitudes influence decisions made under uncertainty. This paper investigates the association of risk attitudes with the utilization of preventive and general healthcare services, work absence and resulti...

    Authors: Johanna I. Lutter, Boglárka Szentes, Margarethe E. Wacker, Joachim Winter, Sebastian Wichert, Annette Peters, Rolf Holle and Reiner Leidl
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:26
  18. Earlier studies have found significant associations between sociodemographic factors and enrolment in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in Ghana. These studies were mainly household surveys in relati...

    Authors: Eric Nsiah-Boateng, Justice Nonvignon, Genevieve Cecelia Aryeetey, Paola Salari, Fabrizio Tediosi, Patricia Akweongo and Moses Aikins
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:23
  19. Albumin is frequently prescribed in cirrhotic patients with acute decompensation. However, the true cost effectiveness of albumin use in cirrhotic patients is still under debate.

    Authors: M. Chris Runken, Paolo Caraceni, Javier Fernandez, Alexander Zipprich, Rashad Carlton and Martin Bunke
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:22

    The Correction to this article has been published in Health Economics Review 2020 10:8

  20. By what measure should a policy maker choose between two mediums that deliver the same or similar message or service? Between, say, video consultation or a remote patient monitoring application (i.e. patient-f...

    Authors: Seye Abimbola, Sarah Keelan, Michael Everett, Kim Casburn, Michelle Mitchell, Katherine Burchfield and Alexandra Martiniuk
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:21
  21. Although a high number of wet compresses are prescribed daily in medical institutions in Japan, our understanding of the national burden of the cost of wet compresses and the details regarding their prescripti...

    Authors: Hiroaki Itoh, Tomoyuki Saito, Shuko Nojiri, Yoshimune Hiratsuka and Kazuhito Yokoyama
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:20
  22. The aim of this study is to carry out the economic evaluation, in term of a cost-minimization analysis that considers healthcare costs and indirect costs, of robot-assisted hysterectomy (RAH) compared with con...

    Authors: María A. Martínez-Maestre, Lidia M. Melero-Cortés, Pluvio J. Coronado, Carmen González-Cejudo, Nuria García-Agua, Antonio J. García-Ruíz and Francisco Jódar-Sánchez
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:18
  23. Relatively little is known about how public financial management (PFM) systems and health financing policies align in low- and middle-income countries. This study assessed the alignment of PFM systems with hea...

    Authors: Daniel Chukwuemeka Ogbuabor and Obinna Emmanuel Onwujekwe
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:17
  24. Depression often remains undiagnosed or treated inadequately. Web-based interventions for depression may improve accessibility of treatment and reduce disease-related costs. This study aimed to examine the pot...

    Authors: Viola Gräfe, Thomas Berger, Martin Hautzinger, Fritz Hohagen, Wolfgang Lutz, Björn Meyer, Steffen Moritz, Matthias Rose, Johanna Schröder, Christina Späth, Jan Philipp Klein and Wolfgang Greiner
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:16
  25. Fragility fracture related to osteoporosis among postmenopausal women is a significant cause of morbidity. The care and aftercare of these fractures are associated with substantial costs to society. A main pro...

    Authors: Helena Christell, Joanna Gullberg, Kenneth Nilsson, Sofia Heidari Olofsson, Christina Lindh and Thomas Davidson
    Citation: Health Economics Review 2019 9:14
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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

  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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

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