News tagged with cost effectiveness
Transparent information on the evidence supporting global recommendations on paediatric medicines should be easily accessible in order to help policy makers decides on what drugs to include in their national drug lists, according ...
Medications 14 hours ago | not rated yet | 0
William M. Tierney, M.D. focuses on the potential of electronic medical systems and computer-based decision support to control healthcare costs in "Controlling costs with computer-based decision support: ...
Health Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Telehealth does not seem to be a cost effective addition to standard support and treatment for patients with long term conditions, finds a study published in the BMJ today.
Health Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Treating varicose veins with vein-stripping surgery is associated with higher costs than closing the veins with heat, according to a study at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
Cardiology Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study by health economists at the University of York has, for the first time, produced an estimate of the impact on other NHS patients of new and more costly drugs and other treatments.
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have found that using telemedicine to deliver stroke care, also known as telestroke, appears to be cost-effective for rural hospitals that do not have an around-the-clock neurologist, or stroke expert, on staff. ...
Cardiology Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Diagnosis and management of erectile dysfunction (ED) improves health outcomes for men with comorbid diseases, and vice versa, according to research published online Nov. 15 in The Journal of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The assumption that childhood cancer in developing countries is prohibitively expensive to treat is challenged by new research contributed to by the University of Sydney.
Cancer Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Angioplasty costs were higher in hospitals not equipped with emergency back-up heart surgery, compared to those hospitals that are, according to late-breaking clinical trial research presented at the American Heart Association's ...
Cardiology Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Use of intraoperative blood salvage (cell saver) is not cost-effective for adult patients undergoing single-level posterior lumbar decompression and fusion (PLDF) surgery, according to research ...
Surgery Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In this week's PLOS Medicine, Anna Borquez from Imperial College London and an international group of authors developed a mathematical model representing the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men (MSM) and transwomen in Lim ...
HIV & AIDS Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The benefits and cost effectiveness of helicopter transport for severely injured patients is of continued debate. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Critical Care shows that for severe blunt trauma ...
Other Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD) had a lower need for urgent revascularisation when receiving fractional flow reserve (FFR)-guided PCI plus the best available medical therapy (MT) than when receiving MT ...
Cardiology Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Aneurysm screening for men aged over 65 is cost effective and rescreening those at highest risk, at least once, should be considered, suggests a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Cardiology Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A once-a-day pill to help prevent HIV infection could significantly reduce the spread of AIDS, but only makes economic sense if used in select, high-risk groups, Stanford University researchers conclude in a new study.
HIV & AIDS Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |