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1. Economic evaluation of total laboratory automation in the clinical laboratory of a tertiary care hospital.

Background: Total laboratory automation (TLA) is an innovation in laboratory technology; however, the high up-front costs restrict its widespread adoption. To examine whether the capital investment for TLA is worthwhile, we analyzed its clinical- and cost-effectiveness for the expected payback...

Author(s) : Kim Kyungyi; Lee SangGuk; Kim TaeHyun; Lee SangGyu

Publisher : Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine, Seoul, Korea Republic

Journal article : Annals of Laboratory Medicine 2022 Vol.42 No.1 pp.89-95 ref.28

2. Out-of-pocket and catastrophic expenses in households of patients with schizophrenia lacking social security.

Objective. To estimate the magnitude of out-of-pocket (OOP) and catastrophic health expenses as well as impoverishment experienced by households of schizophrenia patients lacking social security coverage. Materials and methods. We conducted a cross-sectional study of 96 individuals treated...

Author(s) : Reyes-Morales, H.; Cabello-Rangel, H.; Medina-Mora, M. E.; Arredondo-López, A.

Publisher : Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Cuernavaca, Mexico

Journal article : Salud Pública de México 2021 Vol.63 No.4 pp.547-553 ref.28

3. Transitions of disability according to health insurance enrollment among older adults in Mexico.

Objective. To study the transitions of disability according to health insurance in the population of adults over 50 in Mexico, as well as the set of socioeconomic and health variables associated with these transitions. Materials and methods. Data comes from the Mexican Health and Aging Study...

Foreign Title :Transiciones de la discapacidad según afiliación a instituciones de salud en adultos mayores en México.

Author(s) : Cabrero-Castro, J. E.; García-Peña, C.; Ramírez-Aldana, R.

Publisher : Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Cuernavaca, Mexico

Journal article : Salud Pública de México 2021 Vol.63 No.4 pp.565-574 ref.28

4. Prevalence of premature ovarian insufficiency and its determinants in Iranian populations: Tehran lipid and glucose study.

Background: Premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) considered as a concerning health issue for women of reproductive age. In this study we aim to estimate the prevalence of POI and assessing the influential factors. Methods: Data was obtained from Tehran lipid and glucose study (TLGS). All eligible...

Author(s) : Dovom, M. R.; Bidhendi-Yarandi, R.; Mohammad, K.; Farahmand, M.; Azizi, F.; Tehrani, F. R.

Publisher : BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : BMC Women's Health 2021 Vol.21 No.79 pp.(23 February 2021) ref.58

5. Cost-effectiveness of MR-mammography vs. conventional mammography in screening patients at intermediate risk of breast cancer - a model-based economic evaluation.

Purpose: The aim of this study was to analyze the cost-effectiveness of screening patients of intermediate risk of breast cancer with MR-Mammography (MRM) versus conventional mammography (XM). Method: A decision model for both diagnostic modalities and a subsequent markov model for the simulation...

Author(s) : Kaiser, C. G.; Dietzel, M.; Vag, T.; Froelich, M. F.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : European Journal of Radiology 2021 Vol.136

6. Factors that influence specialist physician preferences for fee-for-service and salary-based payment models: a qualitative study.

Most physicians across the world are paid through fee-for-service. However, there is increased interest in alternative payment models such as salary, capitation, episode-based payment, pay-for-performance, and strategic blends of these models. Such models may be more aligned with broad health...

Author(s) : Ogundeji, Y. K.; Quinn, A.; Lunney, M.; Chong, C.; Chew, D.; Danso, G.; Duggan, S.; Edwards, A.; Hopkin, G.; Senior, P.; Sumner, G.; Williams, J.; Manns, B. J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Health Policy 2021 Vol.125 No.4 pp.442-449 ref.32

7. Dutch shared savings program targeted at primary care: reduced expenditures in its first year.

In countries where GPs fulfill a central role in the health care system, like in the Netherlands, the lack of value-based incentives in GP payment systems may have negative consequences for value delivered in other parts of the health care spectrum. We evaluate an experiment in which GPs were...

Author(s) : Hayen, A.; Berg, M. J. van den; Struijs, J. N.; Westert, G. P.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Health Policy 2021 Vol.125 No.4 pp.489-494 ref.30

8. Impact of donors' financial fairness perception on donation intention in nonprofit organizations after COVID-19 outbreak.

Based on the investigation of financial fairness perception and donation intention of individual donors in non-profit organizations (NPOs), this paper uses structural equation model to analyze the impact of individual donors' financial fairness perception on donation intention. The results show...

Author(s) : Li Xia; Feng LinYan

Publisher : Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA

Journal article : PLoS ONE 2021 Vol.16 No.6 ref.19

9. Economic value of life in Iran: the human capital approach.

Background: The human life value is among the most important challenges of the health economic evaluation. This limitation has reduced the feasibility of applying the cost-benefit method in evaluations of health interventions and policies. Using the human capital approach and discounted value of...

Author(s) : Basakha, M.; Soleimanvandiazar, N.; Tavangar, F.; Daneshi, S.

Publisher : School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Public Health 2021 Vol.50 No.2 pp.384-390 ref.33

10. Tracking the dynamics and allocating tests for COVID-19 in real-time: an acceleration index with an application to French age groups and départements.

An acceleration index is proposed as a novel indicator to track the dynamics of COVID-19 in real-time. Using data on cases and tests in France for the period between the first and second lock-downs-May 13 to October 25, 2020-our acceleration index shows that the pandemic resurgence can be dated to...

Author(s) : Baunez, C.; Degoulet, M.; Luchini, S.; Pintus, P. A.; Teschl, M.

Publisher : Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA

Journal article : PLoS ONE 2021 Vol.16 No.6 ref.16

11. The interplay of gender, social context, and long-term unemployment effects on subjective health trajectories.

Background: While a strong negative impact of unemployment on health has been established, the present research examined the lesser studied interplay of gender, social context and job loss on health trajectories. Methods: Data from the German Socio-Economic Panel was used, which provided a...

Author(s) : Altweck, L.; Hahm, S.; Muehlan, H.; Gfesser, T.; Ulke, C.; Speerforck, S.; Schomerus, G.; Beutel, M. E.; Brähler, E.; Schmidt, S.

Publisher : BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : BMC Public Health 2021 Vol.21 No.290 pp.(4 February 2021) ref.61

12. Challenges in healthcare financing for surgery in sub-Saharan Africa.

One-third of the global burden of disease is attributed to surgical conditions yet, 5 billion people globally, lack access to surgery. The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery, Obstetrics, and Anesthesia (LCOGS) published guidelines for improving access by reducing catastrophic health expenditures...

Author(s) : Okoroh, J. S.; Riviello, R.

Publisher : African Field Epidemiology Network, Kampala, Uganda

Journal article : Pan African Medical Journal 2021 Vol.38 ref.38

13. The construction of public mental health policies in brazil with a focus on rural workers.

OBJECTIVE: to analyze the inclusion of the mental health of rural workers in the construction of the agenda and implementation of the main public health policies of the national territory. METHOD: a cross-sectional and interdisciplinary research study that conducts bibliographic and documentary...

Author(s) : Pezzini, C. F.; França, R. N. C. de

Publisher : Universidade de Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil

Journal article : SMAD. Revista Eletrônica Saúde Mental Álcool e Drogas 2021 Vol.17 No.3 pp.18-26 ref.26

14. Rural cooling needs assessment towards designing community cooling hubs: case studies from Maharashtra, India.

In a rapidly warming world, sustainable cooling is directly related to the protection of fresh and nutritious food, medicines, and the population from extreme heat for work conditions, the economic productivity of the working population, and income generation. This study aimed to understand how...

Author(s) : Debnath, K. B.; Wang XinFang; Peters, T.; Sanskriti Menon; Satish Awate; Gaurang Patwardhan; Navneet Wadkar; Mahesh Patankar; Priyanka Shendage

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.37

15. The role of the state in ensuring food import substitution at the regional level in a pandemic.

The study analyzes the aspects that determine the change in the role of the state and the form of its impact on the agricultural sector in the context of the impact of the pandemic on all socio-economic processes in the country. The article reveals the importance of implementing the import...

Author(s) : Solovyova, T.; Zyukin, D.

Publisher : EDP Sciences S.A., Les Ulis, France

Journal article; Conference paper : BIO Web of Conferences 2021 Vol.37 ref.5

16. The national health plan 2030: its purpose and directions of development.

The National Health Plan 2030 (HP2030) started to be prepared in 2017 and was completed and announced in December 2020. This study presents an overview of how it was established, the major changes in policies, its purpose, and future directions. This study analyzed the steps taken in the past 4...

Author(s) : Oh YuMi

Publisher : Korean Society for Preventive Medicine, Seoul, Korea Republic

Journal article : Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health 2021 Vol.54 No.3 pp.173-181 ref.20

17. Mitigating the externality of diseases of poverty through health aid.

Externality exists in healthcare when an individual benefits from others being healthy as it reduces the probability of getting sick from illness. Healthy workers are considered to be the more productive labourers leading to a country's positive economic growth over time. Several research studies...

Author(s) : Jnawali, K.; Tyshenko, M. G.; Oraby, T.

Publisher : Royal Society, London, UK

Journal article : Royal Society Open Science 2021 Vol.8 No.10 ref.35

18. The economic burden of tuberculosis in sistan: a high-risk region in Iran.

Introduction: To estimate the economic burden of tuberculosis treatment in Sistan, the region with the highest number of tuberculosis cases in Iran. Methods: All patients with smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis who had contracted tuberculosis in 2018 and successfully completed their treatment...

Author(s) : Setoodehzadeh, F.; Barfar, E.; Ansari, H.; Sari, A. A.; Azizi, N.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Tropical Medicine and International Health 2021 Vol.26 No.6 pp.649-655

19. Health policy and public health implications of obesity in China.

China has experienced many drastic social and economic changes and shifts in people's lifestyles since the 1990s, in parallel with the fast rising prevalence of obesity. About half of adults and a fifth of children have overweight or obesity according to the Chinese criteria, making China the...

Author(s) : Wang YouFa; Zhao Li; Gao LiWang; Pan An; Xue Hong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology 2021 Vol.9 No.7 pp.446-461

20. Coordination of village plans and municipal rural and health policies - can low-hanging fruit be picked?

This paper analyses how, and the extent to which, village plans and municipal rural and health policies have been coordinated in three Danish rural case locations. We applied a qualitative design through a document analysis of plans and policies as well as interviews in villages - with municipal...

Author(s) : Thuesen, A. A.; Andersen, P. T.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Sociologia Ruralis 2021 Vol.61 No.1 pp.190-211

21. Product design to enhance consumer liking of cull ewe meat.

The global sheepmeat industry aspires to increase consumer liking for cull ewe meat and thereby increase its value; dry ageing application can increase the consumer appeal of this meat. In order to develop novel consumer-liked dry aged sheepmeat products, an innovation process aligned with design...

Author(s) : Hastie, M.; Ashman, H.; Lyman, D.; Lockstone-Binney, L.; Jacob, R.; Ha Minh; Torrico, D.; Warner, R.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Foods 2021 Vol.10 No.1 ref.63

22. A best-worst measure of attitudes toward buying seabream and seabass products: an application to the island of gran canaria.

Attitudes are important key drivers that affect consumers' seafood consumption. The present investigation used a best-worst scaling approach to measure the level of importance and satisfaction of consumers' attitudes towards the purchase of seabream and seabass in Gran Canaria (Spain). The...

Author(s) : Cantillo, J.; Martín, J. C.; Román, C.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Foods 2021 Vol.10 No.1 ref.73

23. Air pollution, health, and avoidance behavior: evidence from South Korea.

Using detailed data on the beneficiaries of the Korean National Health Insurance Service (c.2006-2015), this paper estimates the health effects of air pollution in South Korea while controlling for avoidance behaviors. In particular, we investigate changes in respiratory hospitalization rates due...

Author(s) : Kim, M. J.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Environmental and Resource Economics 2021 Vol.79 No.1 pp.63-91 ref.many

24. The impacts of multiple healthcare reforms on catastrophic health spending for poor households in China.

Many developing nations witness systemic healthcare reforms where the expansion of health financing mechanisms and reforms of the service delivery system are being rolled out simultaneously. Yet, poorly coordinated reforms and negative interactions between multiple policies may offset synergies and ...

Author(s) : Liu Kai; Zhang Qian; He, A. J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Social Science & Medicine 2021 Vol.285

25. No long-term store marketing changes following sugar-sweetened beverage tax implementation: Oakland, California.

Globally, more than 45 countries have implemented sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) taxes; however, little is known about effects on marketing practices. For the 2017 Oakland, California, 1 cent per ounce SSB tax, this study evaluated long-term changes in beverage price promotions, depth of sale, and...

Author(s) : Zenk, S. N.; Li Yu; Leider, J.; Pipito, A. A.; Powell, L. M.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Health and Place 2021 Vol.68