Economics of Health Care Systems

On 16th September 2015 Professor Luigi Siciliani led an OHE lunchtime seminar on waiting time policies in the health sector. The seminar briefing is now available.

This study provides an analytical framework, drawing on production function theory, to identify and quantify the determinants of relative effectiveness and sources of variation in the relative effectiveness of treatments between populations and healthcare systems.

OHE is pleased to be hosting not one, not two but three seminars over the coming weeks.

Work by Sarah Karlsberg Schaffer (OHE), Jon Sussex (RAND Europe), Dyfrig Hughes (Bangor University) and Nancy Devlin (OHE) has recently been published in BMC Health Services Research.

OHE’s Sarah Karlsberg Schaffer presented at the Glasgow Health Economics Seminar Series the results of a paper on the value of the cost-effectiveness threshold in Scotland.

Recently published is a new OHE research paper entitled ‘Model of Behaviour within Fuzzy Budget Constraints’. The paper presents a model to capture the behaviour of health sector decision makers.

A new OHE Consulting Report assesses information governance arrangements for real-world data in eight countries, and makes recommendations towards an ideal governance framework.

Cole, A., Garrison, L., Mestre-Ferrandiz, J. and Towse, A.

Consulting Report
November 2015

The objective of this OHE Consulting Report was to understand and develop a view on the core principles that should govern how Real-World Data (RWD) is accessed or generated, and used credibly to produce or generate Real-World Evidence (RWE), thereby working toward a set of “international standards”.

New publication by OHE’s Yan Feng, Nance Devlin and Mike Herdman in Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, comparing the 3L and 5L versions of EQ-5D as measures of general population health.

On 16th September Professor Luigi Siciliani led an OHE lunchtime seminar on waiting time policies in the health sector. The slides are now available.

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