That is the title of a recent study I published with Michael Halasy in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The subtitle is Establishing a Theoretical Model to Evaluate the Value of Second Opinion Visits. The abstract is below: In order to produce a mathematical model for better… Read More »When Should You Trust Your Doctor?
That is the title of a paper I just published at Value in Health with Suepattra G. May, Lauren M. Zhao, Katalin Bognar, Yong Yuan, John R. Penrod, and John A. Romley. The subtitle is A Stated Preference Survey of Adults Diagnosed With and Without… Read More »Measuring the Value Healthy Individuals Place on Generous Insurance Coverage of Severe Diseases
This is the question I–along with co-authors Syvart Dennen, Priti Pednekar , Kelly Birch, Menaka Bhor, Julie Kanter , and Peter Neumann–aim to answer in our new paper in JMCP. The full title is: “For which diseases do broader value elements matter most? An evaluation… Read More »For which diseases do broader value elements matter most?
I provide the answer to this question in a recent paper in Current Medical Research & Opinion with co-authors Howard Thom, Edna Keeney, Daisy Gaunt, Lauren Zhao, Menaka Bhor, Avery Rizio, Lanetta Bronté-Hall and Nirmish Shah. The abstract is below. AimSickle cell disease (SCD) is… Read More »How do pain crises affect quality of life and productivity among patients with sickle cell disease?
That is the title of my latest publication with co-authors Marlon Graf, Rifat Tuly, Christoph Glaetzer, Stacey Hickson, and Joey Mattingly. The subtitle is “How to Ensure Continued COVID-19 Vaccine Discovery and Expedite Access“. The abstract is below. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has… Read More »We Have Vaccines, Now What?
This is the title of a paper published today with co-authors Suepattra May, Caroline Huber, Meaghan Roach, Wade Aubry, Darius Lakdawalla, John Kane, and Felicia Forma. The subtitle is “Qualitative Case Study of Glucose Monitoring Technology“. The abstract is below. Background: Evaluation of patients with… Read More »Adoption of Digital Health Technologies in the Practice of Behavioral Health
That is the topic of a commentary I wrote with co-authors Joanna MacEwan and Farzad Ali, titled “Does COVID-19 Threaten the Progress Pharmaceuticals Have Made in Reducing Cancer Mortality Over the Last 20 Years?” An excerpt is below: Cancer mortality rates have fallen significantly over… Read More »COVID-19 and Reductions in Cancer Mortality
Tomorrow, Monday, November 16 at 15:00 CET (9:00 EST/6:00 PST), I will be on an ISPOR Europe Panel titled “Will COVID-19 Accelerate the Adoption of Digital Health Technologies? Perspectives on Evaluating Digital Health Technologies during Global Disease Outbreaks“. The session will be moderated by Kristian… Read More »ISPOR Europe Panel: “Will COVID-19 Accelerate the Adoption of Digital Health Technologies?”
That is the finding from a recent paper by myself and co-authors Joanna MacEwan, Syvart Dennen, Rebecca Kee, Farzad Ali, and Katharine Batt. An excerpt from the paper is below: Between 2000 and 2016, deaths per 100,000 population across the 15 most common tumor types… Read More »New cancer drugs saved 1.3 million lives
That is the title of an article in AJMC co-authored with Meena Venkatachalam. An excerpt is below: While decision-makers traditionally have ignored the issue of inequality, academic researchers have already developed tools to quantify a treatment’s value from reductions in inequality. Two common methods for… Read More »Steps Health Professionals Can Take to Reduce Inequality in Health Outcomes
I’m very excited to announce that the study: “Alternative payment models and innovation: A case study of US health system adoption of a sacubitril/valsartan to treat acute decompensated heart failure” has been published in the Journal of Medical Economics last week. Co-authors on the paper… Read More »Alternative payment models and innovation
That is the title of my recent blog post in Health Affairs with my co-author Meena Venkatachalam. The subtitle is “Expanding Value Assessment To Incorporate Health Inequality“. An excerpt is below: The brutal murder of George Floyd has brought renewed attention to systemic inequality that… Read More »Creating Incentives To Narrow The Gap In Health Outcomes