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  1. Content type: Research

    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

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    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

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    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

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  4. Content type: Review

    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

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  5. Content type: Research

    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

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  6. Content type: Research

    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

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  7. Content type: Research

    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

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  8. Content type: Research

    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

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  9. Content type: Research

    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

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  10. Content type: Research

    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

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  11. Content type: Research

    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

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  12. Content type: Research

    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

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  13. Content type: Research

    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

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  14. Content type: Research

    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

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    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

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  16. Content type: Research

    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

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  17. Content type: Research

    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

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  18. Content type: Correction

    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

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

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    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

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  20. Content type: Review

    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

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  21. Content type: Research

    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

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    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

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  23. Content type: Research

    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

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

  24. Content type: Research

    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

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  25. Content type: Research

    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

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  26. Content type: Research

    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

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  27. Content type: Research

    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

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  28. Content type: Review

    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

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  29. Content type: Research

    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

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  30. Content type: Research

    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

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  31. Content type: Research

    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

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  32. Content type: Research

    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

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  33. Content type: Research

    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

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  34. Content type: Research

    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

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  35. Content type: Research

    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

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  36. Content type: Review

    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

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  37. Content type: Review

    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

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  38. Content type: Research

    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

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