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Volume 15, issue 6, 2017

Decision Making and Priority Setting: The Evolving Path Towards Universal Health Coverage pp. 697-706 Downloads
Francesco Paolucci, Ken Redekop, Ayman Fouda and Gianluca Fiorentini
Towards Universal Health Coverage via Social Health Insurance in China: Systemic Fragmentation, Reform Imperatives, and Policy Alternatives pp. 707-716 Downloads
Alex Jingwei He and Shaolong Wu
Achieving and Sustaining Universal Health Coverage: Fiscal Reform of the National Health Insurance in Taiwan pp. 717-731 Downloads
Jesse Yu-Chen Lan
Horses for Courses: Moving India towards Universal Health Coverage through Targeted Policy Design pp. 733-744 Downloads
Dayashankar Maurya, Altaf Virani and S. Rajasulochana
Competitive Health Markets and Risk Equalisation in Australia: Lessons Learnt from Other Countries pp. 745-754 Downloads
Ayman Fouda, Gianluca Fiorentini and Francesco Paolucci
How a Bottom-Up Multi-Stakeholder Initiative Helped Transform the Renal Replacement Therapy Landscape in Spain pp. 755-762 Downloads
Rafael Selgas, Laura Rodriguez, Juan Carlos Julian, Cesar Remon, Mario Prieto-Velasco, Javier Perez-Contreras and Miguel Perez Fontan
Economic Evaluation of Interventions for Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Opportunities and Challenges pp. 763-772 Downloads
Ramesh Lamsal and Jennifer D. Zwicker
Health Expenditure and All-Cause Mortality in the ‘Galaxy’ of Italian Regional Healthcare Systems: A 15-Year Panel Data Analysis pp. 773-783 Downloads
Davide Golinelli, Fabrizio Toscano, Andrea Bucci, Jacopo Lenzi, Maria Pia Fantini, Nicola Nante and Gabriele Messina
A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Two Alternative Models of Maternity Care in Ireland pp. 785-794 Downloads
Christopher G. Fawsitt, Jane Bourke, Aileen Murphy, Brendan McElroy, Jennifer E. Lutomski, Rosemary Murphy and Richard A. Greene
Robustness and Effectiveness of the Triage System in the Pediatric Context pp. 795-803 Downloads
Marcello Montefiori, Enrico di Bella, Lucia Leporatti and Paolo Petralia
Estimated Healthcare Costs of Melanoma in Australia Over 3 Years Post-Diagnosis pp. 805-816 Downloads
Thomas M. Elliott, David C. Whiteman, Catherine M. Olsen and Louisa G. Gordon
Erratum to: Estimated Healthcare Costs of Melanoma in Australia Over 3 Years Post-Diagnosis pp. 817-818 Downloads
Thomas M. Elliott, David C. Whiteman, Catherine M. Olsen and Louisa G. Gordon

Volume 15, issue 5, 2017

Clinical Governance in Italy: ‘Made in England’ for Import? pp. 541-544 Downloads
Livio Garattini and Anna Padula
Out-of-Pocket Payments and Subjective Unmet Need of Healthcare pp. 545-555 Downloads
Erik Schokkaert, Jonas Steel and Carine Van de Voorde
Is Compulsory Licensing Bad for Public Health? Some Critical Comments on Drug Accessibility in Developing Countries pp. 557-565 Downloads
Samira Guennif
The XprESS Multi-Sinus Dilation System for the Treatment of Chronic Sinusitis: A NICE Medical Technology Guidance pp. 567-582 Downloads
Michelle Jenks, Iain Willits, Emily Eaton Turner, Neil Hewitt, Mick Arber, Helen Cole, Joyce Craig and Andrew Sims
Economic Evaluations of Thrombophilia Screening Prior to Prescribing Combined Oral Contraceptives: A Systematic and Critical Review pp. 583-595 Downloads
Erin Vernon, Bridget Hiedemann and Bonnie H. Bowie
Predicting Productivity Losses from Health-Related Quality of Life Using Patient Data pp. 597-614 Downloads
Clara Mukuria, Donna Rowen, Mónica Hernández-Alava, Simon Dixon and Roberta Ara
User Fees in General Practice: Willingness to Pay and Potential Substitution Patterns—Results from a Danish GP Patient Survey pp. 615-624 Downloads
Christian Kronborg, Line Bjørnskov Pedersen, Anders Fournaise and Christel Nøhr Kronborg
Role of Cost on Failure to Access Prescribed Pharmaceuticals: The Case of Statins pp. 625-634 Downloads
Ian McRae, Kees Gool, Jane Hall and Laurann Yen
A Cost-Effectiveness Model for Frail Older Persons: Development and Application to a Physiotherapy-Based Intervention pp. 635-645 Downloads
Jonathan Karnon, Hossein Haji Ali Afzali, Gregorius Virgianto Arpuji Anggoro Putro, Phyu Win Thant, Ameline Dompok, Ingrid Cox, Owen Henry Chikhwaza, Xian Wang, Mercy Mukui Mwangangi, Matahari Farransahat and Ian Cameron
Stated Uptake of Physical Activity Rewards Programmes Among Active and Insufficiently Active Full-Time Employees pp. 647-656 Downloads
Semra Ozdemir, Marcel Bilger and Eric A. Finkelstein
Cost Effectiveness of Genotype-Guided Warfarin Dosing in Patients with Mechanical Heart Valve Replacement Under the Fee-for-Service System pp. 657-667 Downloads
Dong-Jin Kim, Ho-Sook Kim, Minkyung Oh, Eun-Young Kim and Jae-Gook Shin
A Head-to-Head Comparison of UK SF-6D and Thai and UK EQ-5D-5L Value Sets in Thai Patients with Chronic Diseases pp. 669-679 Downloads
Phantipa Sakthong and Wipaporn Munpan
Cost of Trauma Care in Secondary- and Tertiary-Care Public Sector Hospitals in North India pp. 681-692 Downloads
Ankur Sangwan, Shankar Prinja, Sameer Aggarwal, Jagnoor Jagnoor, Pankaj Bahuguna and Rebecca Ivers

Volume 15, issue 4, 2017

We Propose a Novel Measure for Social Welfare and Public Health: Capability-Adjusted Life-Years, CALYs pp. 437-440 Downloads
Anna Månsdotter, Björn Ekman, Inna Feldman, Lars Hagberg, Anna-Karin Hurtig and Lars Lindholm
Clinical, Economic and Policy Implications of Drug Shortages in the European Union pp. 441-445 Downloads
Elfi De Weerdt, Steven Simoens, Minne Casteels and Isabelle Huys
Drug Pricing in South Korea pp. 447-453 Downloads
Hye-Young Kwon and Brian Godman
Spectra Optia® for Automated Red Blood Cell Exchange in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease: A NICE Medical Technology Guidance pp. 455-468 Downloads
Iain Willits, Helen Cole, Roseanne Jones, Kimberley Carter, Mick Arber, Michelle Jenks, Joyce Craig and Andrew Sims
A Review of NICE Methods and Processes Across Health Technology Assessment Programmes: Why the Differences and What is the Impact? pp. 469-477 Downloads
Emma Cowles, Grace Marsden, Amanda Cole and Nancy Devlin
Economic Analysis and Budget Impact of Tenofovir and Entecavir in the First-Line Treatment of Hepatitis B Virus in Italy pp. 479-490 Downloads
M. Ruggeri, M. Basile, S. Coretti, Carlo Drago and A. Cicchetti
Estimating Willingness to Pay for Online Health Services with Discrete-Choice Experiments pp. 491-500 Downloads
Jieun Chang, Scott J. Savage and Donald M. Waldman
Cost‐Effectiveness Analysis of Obinutuzumab for Previously Untreated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia in Portuguese Patients who are Unsuitable for Full-Dose Fludarabine-Based Therapy pp. 501-512 Downloads
Ana Teresa Paquete, Luís Silva Miguel, Ursula Becker, Catarina Pereira and Carlos Gouveia Pinto
The Medicaid Rebate: Changes in Oncology Drug Prices After the Affordable Care Act pp. 513-520 Downloads
Ali Bonakdar Tehrani and Norman V. Carroll
Cost-Effectiveness of Different Population Screening Strategies for Hereditary Haemochromatosis in Australia pp. 521-534 Downloads
Barbara Graaff, Amanda Neil, Lei Si, Kwang Chien Yee, Kristy Sanderson, Lyle Gurrin and Andrew J. Palmer
Comment on: “Measuring the Volume–Outcome Relation for Complex Hospital Surgery” pp. 535-536 Downloads
Harold S. Luft
Authors’ Reply to Luft: “Measuring the Volume-Outcome Relation for Complex Hospital Surgery” pp. 537-538 Downloads
Vivian Ho, Woohyeon Kim and Stephen Wolff
Erratum to: Spectra Optia® for Automated Red Blood Cell Exchange in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease: A NICE Medical Technology Guidance pp. 539-539 Downloads
Iain Willits, Helen Cole, Roseanne Jones, Kimberley Carter, Mick Arber, Michelle Jenks, Joyce Craig and Andrew Sims

Volume 15, issue 3, 2017

Aligning Health Economics Methods to Fit with the Changing World of Public Health pp. 287-289 Downloads
Emma Frew
Malaria and Economic Evaluation Methods: Challenges and Opportunities pp. 291-297 Downloads
Tom L. Drake and Yoel Lubell
Geographic Resource Allocation Based on Cost Effectiveness: An Application to Malaria Policy pp. 299-306 Downloads
Tom L. Drake, Yoel Lubell, Shwe Sin Kyaw, Angela Devine, Myat Phone Kyaw, Nicholas P. J. Day, Frank M. Smithuis and Lisa J. White
How Can Pricing and Reimbursement Policies Improve Affordable Access to Medicines? Lessons Learned from European Countries pp. 307-321 Downloads
Sabine Vogler, Valérie Paris, Alessandra Ferrario, Veronika J. Wirtz, Kees Joncheere, Peter Schneider, Hanne Bak Pedersen, Guillaume Dedet and Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar
Screen Time and Health Indicators Among Children and Youth: Current Evidence, Limitations and Future Directions pp. 323-331 Downloads
Travis J. Saunders and Jeff K. Vallance
Cost-Effectiveness Models in Breast Cancer Screening in the General Population: A Systematic Review pp. 333-351 Downloads
Irmgard C. Schiller-Frühwirth, Beate Jahn, Marjan Arvandi and Uwe Siebert
Does Insurance Status Influence a Patient’s Hospital Charge? pp. 353-362 Downloads
Lindsey Woodworth, Patrick S. Romano and James F. Holmes
Clinical and Cost Effectiveness of Apixaban Compared to Aspirin in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: An Australian Perspective pp. 363-374 Downloads
Zanfina Ademi, Kumar Pasupathi and Danny Liew
Utility Estimates of Disease-Specific Health States in Prostate Cancer from Three Different Perspectives pp. 375-384 Downloads
Katharine S. Gries, Dean A. Regier, Scott D. Ramsey and Donald L. Patrick
Can a Circular Payment Card Format Effectively Elicit Preferences? Evidence From a Survey on a Mandatory Health Insurance Scheme in Tunisia pp. 385-398 Downloads
Olivier Chanel, Khaled Makhloufi and Mohammad Abu-Zaineh
An Empirical Comparison of the EQ-5D-5L, DEMQOL-U and DEMQOL-Proxy-U in a Post-Hospitalisation Population of Frail Older People Living in Residential Aged Care pp. 399-412 Downloads
Julie Ratcliffe, Thomas Flint, Tiffany Easton, Maggie Killington, Ian Cameron, Owen Davies, Craig Whitehead, Susan Kurrle, Michelle Miller, Enwu Liu and Maria Crotty
Economic Evaluation of Community-Based Case Management of Patients Suffering From Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease pp. 413-424 Downloads
Sabrina Storgaard Sørensen, Kjeld Møller Pedersen, Ulla Møller Weinreich and Lars Ehlers
Assessing Equity in the Provision of Primary Healthcare Centers in Buenos Aires Province (Argentina): A Stochastic Frontier Analysis pp. 425-433 Downloads
Florencia Arnaudo, Fernando Lago and Valentina Viego
Erratum to: Malaria and Economic Evaluation Methods: Challenges and Opportunities pp. 435-435 Downloads
Tom L. Drake and Yoel Lubell

Volume 15, issue 2, 2017

Ethical Hurdles in the Prioritization of Oncology Care pp. 119-126 Downloads
Folkert Groot, Stefano Capri, Jean-Claude Castanier, David Cunningham, Bruno Flamion, Mathias Flume, Harald Herholz, Lars-Åke Levin, Oriol Solà-Morales, Christoph J. Rupprecht, Natalie Shalet, Andrew Walker and Olivier Wong
Virtual Touch™ Quantification to Diagnose and Monitor Liver Fibrosis in Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C: A NICE Medical Technology Guidance pp. 139-154 Downloads
Jennifer A. Summers, Muralikrishnan Radhakrishnan, Elizabeth Morris, Anastasia Chalkidou, Tiago Rua, Anita Patel, Viktoria McMillan, Abdel Douiri, Yanzhong Wang, Salma Ayis, Joanne Higgins, Stephen Keevil, Cornelius Lewis and Janet Peacock
Amplifying Each Patient’s Voice: A Systematic Review of Multi-criteria Decision Analyses Involving Patients pp. 155-162 Downloads
Kevin Marsh, J. Jaime Caro, Alaa Hamed and Erica Zaiser
Many Miles to Go: A Systematic Review of the State of Cost-Utility Analyses in Brazil pp. 163-172 Downloads
Alessandro G. Campolina, Luciana M. Rozman, Tassia C. Decimoni, Roseli Leandro, Hillegonda M. D. Novaes and Patrícia Coelho De Soárez
Cost-Effectiveness of Non-Invasive and Non-Pharmacological Interventions for Low Back Pain: a Systematic Literature Review pp. 173-201 Downloads
Lazaros Andronis, Philip Kinghorn, Suyin Qiao, David G. T. Whitehurst, Susie Durrell and Hugh McLeod
Financial Impact of Direct-Acting Oral Anticoagulants in Medicaid: Budgetary Assessment Based on Number Needed to Treat pp. 203-214 Downloads
Kathleen A. Fairman, Lindsay E. Davis, Courtney R. Kruse and David A. Sclar
Determinants of Voluntary National Health Insurance Drop-Out in Eastern Sudan pp. 215-226 Downloads
Chantal Herberholz and Wael Ahmed Fakihammed
Estimating Population Health Benefits Associated with Specialty and Traditional Drugs in the Year Following Product Approval pp. 227-235 Downloads
James D. Chambers, Teja Thorat, Colby L. Wilkinson, Mark Salem, Prasun Subedi, Sachin J. Kamal-Bahl and Peter J. Neumann
Sustaining Gains in Health Programs: Technical Efficiency and its Determinants in Malaria Programs in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 249-259 Downloads
Esso-Hanam Atake
Assessment of Public Health and Economic Impact of Intranasal Live-Attenuated Influenza Vaccination of Children in France Using a Dynamic Transmission Model pp. 261-276 Downloads
L. Gerlier, M. Lamotte, S. Grenèche, X. Lenne, F. Carrat, C. Weil-Olivier, O. Damm, M. Schwehm and M. Eichner
Budget Impact Analysis of Biosimilar Trastuzumab for the Treatment of Breast Cancer in Croatia pp. 277-286 Downloads
August Cesarec and Robert Likić

Volume 15, issue 1, 2017

‘Appropriateness’ in Italy: A ‘Magic Word’ in Pharmaceuticals? pp. 1-3 Downloads
Livio Garattini and Anna Padula
The Use of Surrogate and Patient-Relevant Endpoints in Outcomes-Based Market Access Agreements pp. 5-11 Downloads
Mondher Toumi, Szymon Jarosławski, Toyohiro Sawada and Åsa Kornfeld
Economic Crisis, Austerity Policies, Health and Fairness: Lessons Learned in Spain pp. 13-21 Downloads
Beatriz G. Lopez-Valcarcel and Patricia Barber
Health State Utility Values for Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Review and Advice pp. 23-32 Downloads
Thomas Butt, Adnan Tufail and Gary Rubin
Economic Evaluation in Ethiopian Healthcare Sector Decision Making: Perception, Practice and Barriers pp. 33-43 Downloads
Elias Asfaw Zegeye, Josue Mbonigaba, Sylvia Blanche Kaye and Thomas Wilkinson
Panobinostat Plus Bortezomib Versus Lenalidomide in Patients with Relapsed and/or Refractory Multiple Myeloma: A Matching-Adjusted Indirect Treatment Comparison of Survival Outcomes using Patient-level Data pp. 45-55 Downloads
Istvan Majer, Gijs Wetering, Zoltan Polanyi, Arun Krishna, Elisabeth Gray and Anuja Roy
Delivery of Essential Medicines to Primary Care Institutions and its Association with Procurement Volume and Price: A Case Study in Hubei Province, China pp. 57-64 Downloads
Yuqing Tang, Chaojie Liu and Xinping Zhang
Assessing the Effect of Potential Reductions in Non-Hepatic Mortality on the Estimated Cost-Effectiveness of Hepatitis C Treatment in Early Stages of Liver Disease pp. 65-74 Downloads
Andrew J. Leidner, Harrell W. Chesson, Philip R. Spradling and Scott D. Holmberg
The Cost-Effectiveness of Oral Nutrition Supplementation for Malnourished Older Hospital Patients pp. 75-83 Downloads
Yue Zhong, Joshua T. Cohen, Scott Goates, Menghua Luo, Jeffrey Nelson and Peter J. Neumann
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (Crohn´s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis): Cost of Treatment in Serbia and the Implications pp. 85-93 Downloads
Marina Kostić, Ljiljan Djakovic, Raša Šujić, Brian Godman and Slobodan M. Janković
A Cost-Utility Analysis of Prostate Cancer Screening in Australia pp. 95-111 Downloads
Andrew Keller, Christian Gericke, Jennifer A. Whitty, John Yaxley, Boon Kua, Geoff Coughlin and Troy Gianduzzo
Promoting Antibacterial Drug Development: Select Policies and Challenges pp. 113-118 Downloads
Aylin Sertkaya, Amber Jessup and Hui-Hsing Wong
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