Health Care Systems

Professor Luigi Siciliani from the University of York will present an OHE Seminar on 16th September 2015 on the topic of waiting time policies in the health sector.

Rachel Meacock reports on the economics of elevated hospital mortality at weekends.

A Seminar Briefing on the topic of improving the fiscal and political sustainability of health systems through integrated population needs-based planning has just been published by OHE.

This mapping of priority-setting considers factors such as existence of HTA institutions and commitment to UHC (Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Uganda, China, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam).

OHE has published a Briefing by Karlsberg Schaffer, Sussex and Feng summarising the evidence on incentives that encourage providers of health care to follow guidance on best practice.

The 21st OHE Annual Lecture was given by Professor Anne Mills, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, on the subject of Universal Health Coverage in low- and middle-income countries.

The issue of health service planning regularly hits the headlines. In a speech delivered in October by the Chief Executive of NHS England, Simon Stevens described a “mismatch between resources and patient needs of nearly £30 billion a year by 2020/21”.

Adrian Towse, currently President of ISPOR, contributed to two session at the recent ISPOR Asia-Pacific conference.

Using HTA to maximise health system performance: Health technology assessment (HTA) is familiar as a technique for...

The British Lung Foundation commissioned OHE Consulting to undertake an analysis of the costs of obstructive sleep apnoea and the economic benefits of treating it. The results are summarised below.

Obstructive sleep apnoea...

Each year, the OHE sponsors a lecture that explores a timely issue in medicine or health economics. At the 22nd Annual Lecture, held in June 2014, the issues and challenges of universal health care coverage in low- and middle-income countries were presented by Professor Anne Mills of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

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