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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Content type: Research

    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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. Content type: Review

    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

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  21. Content type: Research

    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

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  22. Content type: Review

    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

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  23. Content type: Research

    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

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  24. Content type: Research

    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

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  25. Content type: Research

    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

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  26. Content type: Research

    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

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  27. Content type: Research

    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

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  28. Content type: Research

    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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  29. Content type: Research

    To promote skilled attendance at births and reduce maternal deaths, the government of Ghana introduced the free maternal care policy under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in 2008. The objective is ...

    Authors: Philip Ayizem Dalinjong, Alex Y. Wang and Caroline S. E. Homer

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2017 7:41

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  30. Content type: Research

    A common method used to examine the relationship between internal preferences and caring externalities is willingness to pay (WTP) approach. We aimed to estimate WTP for health status with different severity l...

    Authors: Javad Javan-Noughabi, Zahra Kavosi, Ahmad Faramarzi and Mohammad Khammarnia

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2017 7:40

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  31. Content type: Research

    This study aims to examine the localisation of selected parameters in the deployment and use of medical equipment in the Slovak Republic and to verify potential regional disparities. The study evaluates the be...

    Authors: Beáta Gavurová, Viliam Kováč and Ján Fedačko

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2017 7:39

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  32. Content type: Research

    This research was set to examine the factors influencing the willingness and the likelihood of Ghanaians to accept the capitation payment system under the National Health Insurance Scheme. Data was collected t...

    Authors: Frank Gyimah Sackey and Peter N. Amponsah

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2017 7:38

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  33. Content type: Review

    This descriptive review aimed to assess the characteristics and methodological quality of economic evaluations of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programs according to updated economic guidelines for healthcare in...

    Authors: Katherine Edwards, Natasha Jones, Julia Newton, Charlie Foster, Andrew Judge, Kate Jackson, Nigel K. Arden and Rafael Pinedo-Villanueva

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2017 7:37

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  34. Content type: Research

    Approximately half of oral cancers are detected in advanced stages. The current gold standard is histopathological assessment of biopsied tissue, which is subjective and dependent on expertise. Straticyte™, a nov...

    Authors: S. Khoudigian-Sinani, G. Blackhouse, M. Levine, L. Thabane and D. O’Reilly

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2017 7:35

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  35. Content type: Research

    To evaluate the impact of different dissemination channels on the awareness and usage of hospital performance reports among referring physicians, as well as the usefulness of such reports from the referring ph...

    Authors: Martin Emmert, Nina Meszmer, Lisa Jablonski, Lena Zinth, Oliver Schöffski and Fatemeh Taheri-Zadeh

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2017 7:33

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  36. Content type: Research

    In order to define strategies to curb the continuing increase in healthcare costs, we describe the cost breakdown of open tibial fractures. Twenty-seven clinical and process variables were recorded retrospecti...

    Authors: Harm Hoekstra, Bart Smeets, Willem-Jan Metsemakers, Anne-Cécile Spitz and Stefaan Nijs

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2017 7:32

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  37. Content type: Research

    The National Health Mission (NHM), one of the largest publicly funded maternal health programs worldwide was initiated in 2005 to reduce maternal, neo-natal and infant mortality and out-of-pocket expenditure (...

    Authors: Sanjay K. Mohanty and Anshul Kastor

    Citation: Health Economics Review 2017 7:31

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