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    Medicare modernization and diffusion of endoscopy in FFS medicare

    To examine how FFS Medicare utilization of endoscopy procedures for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening changed after implementation of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act (MMA) in...

    Lee R. Mobley, Pedro Amaral, Tzy-Mey Kuo, Mei Zhou and Srimoyee Bose

    Health Economics Review 2017 7:13

    Published on: 9 March 2017

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    Assessing the impact of state “opt-out” policy on access to and costs of surgeries and other procedures requiring anesthesia services

    In 2001, the U.S. government released a rule that allowed states to “opt-out” of the federal requirement that a physician supervise the administration of anesthesia by a nurse anesthetist. To date, 17 states h...

    John E. Schneider, Robert Ohsfeldt, Pengxiang Li, Thomas R. Miller and Cara Scheibling

    Health Economics Review 2017 7:10

    Published on: 28 February 2017

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    Cost-utility analysis of dynamic intraligamentary stabilization versus early reconstruction after rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the dynamic intraligamentary stabilization (DIS) technique in comparison with reconstructive surgery (ACLR) in the treatment of isolated anterior...

    Martin Bierbaum, Oliver Schöffski, Benedikt Schliemann and Clemens Kösters

    Health Economics Review 2017 7:8

    Published on: 6 February 2017

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    Standardised mortality rate for cerebrovascular diseases in the Slovak Republic from 1996 to 2013 in the context of income inequalities and its international comparison

    Non-communicable diseases represent one of the greatest challenges for health policymakers. The main objective of this study is to analyse the development of standardised mortality rates for cerebrovascular di...

    Beáta Gavurová, Viliam Kováč and Tatiana Vagašová

    Health Economics Review 2017 7:7

    Published on: 2 February 2017

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    Results of a randomized controlled trial analyzing telemedically supported case management in the first year after living donor kidney transplantation - a budget impact analysis from the healthcare perspective

    We analyze one-year costs and savings of a telemedically supported case management program after kidney transplantation from the perspective of the German Healthcare System. Recipients of living donor kidney t...

    Klaus Kaier, Silvia Hils, Stefan Fetzer, Philip Hehn, Anja Schmid, Dieter Hauschke, Lioudmila Bogatyreva, Bernd Jänigen and Przemyslaw Pisarski

    Health Economics Review 2017 7:1

    Published on: 13 January 2017

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    The health conditions and the health care consumption of the uninsured

    This paper investigates the difference in the health conditions and the health care consumption of uninsured individuals as compared to individuals with private insurance, using a nationally representative dat...

    Marco A. Castaneda and Meryem Saygili

    Health Economics Review 2016 6:55

    Published on: 7 December 2016

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    Mixed method versus full top-down microcosting for organ recovery cost assessment in a French hospital group

    The costing method used can change the results of economic evaluations. Choosing the appropriate method to assess the cost of organ recovery is an issue of considerable interest to health economists, hospitals...

    Abdelbaste Hrifach, Coralie Brault, Sandrine Couray-Targe, Lionel Badet, Pascale Guerre, Christell Ganne, Hassan Serrier, Vanessa Labeye, Pierre Farge and Cyrille Colin

    Health Economics Review 2016 6:53

    Published on: 28 November 2016

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    Information, regulation and coordination: realist analysis of the efforts of community health committees to limit informal health care providers in Nigeria

    One of the consequences of ineffective governments is that they leave space for unlicensed and unregulated informal providers without formal training to deliver a large proportion of health services. Without i...

    Seye Abimbola, Kemi Ogunsina, Augustina N. Charles-Okoli, Joel Negin, Alexandra L. Martiniuk and Stephen Jan

    Health Economics Review 2016 6:51

    Published on: 14 November 2016

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    Measuring patients’ priorities using the Analytic Hierarchy Process in comparison with Best-Worst-Scaling and rating cards: methodological aspects and ranking tasks

    Identifying patient priorities and preference measurements have gained importance as patients claim a more active role in health care decision making. Due to the variety of existing methods, it is challenging ...

    Katharina Schmidt, Ana Babac, Frédéric Pauer, Kathrin Damm and J-Matthias von der Schulenburg

    Health Economics Review 2016 6:50

    Published on: 14 November 2016

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    Design and implementation of community engagement interventions towards healthcare quality improvement in Ghana: a methodological approach

    Nearly four decades after the Alma-Ata declaration of 1978 on the need for active client/community participation in healthcare, not much has been achieved in this regard particularly in resource constrained co...

    Robert Kaba Alhassan, Edward Nketiah-Amponsah and Daniel Kojo Arhinful

    Health Economics Review 2016 6:49

    Published on: 26 October 2016

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