Niclas Rudolfson
Harvard University
Gross domestic productEconomic costHealth informaticsMedical literatureMedicine
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#1Saurabh SalujaH-Index: 9
#2Niclas RudolfsonH-Index: 2
Last. Mark G. ShrimeH-Index: 41
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Background The WHO estimates a global shortage of 2.8 million physicians, with severe deficiencies especially in low and middle-income countries (LMIC). The unequitable distribution of physicians worldwide is further exacerbated by the migration of physicians from LMICs to high-income countries (HIC). This large-scale migration has numerous economic consequences which include increased mortality associated with inadequate physician supply in LMICs. Methods We estimate the economic cost for LMICs...
#1Niclas Rudolfson (Harvard University)H-Index: 2
#2Michael C. Dewan (Harvard University)H-Index: 14
Last. Blake C. Alkire (Harvard University)H-Index: 15
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OBJECTIVEThe objective of this study was to estimate the economic consequences of neurosurgical disease in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).METHODSThe authors estimated gross domestic product (GDP) losses and the broader welfare losses attributable to 5 neurosurgical disease categories in LMICs using two distinct economic models. The value of lost output (VLO) model projects annual GDP losses due to neurosurgical disease during 2015–2030, and is based on the WHO’s “Projecting the Economi...
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#1Brian M Till (Harvard University)H-Index: 1
#2Niclas Rudolfson (Harvard University)H-Index: 2
Last. Mark G. Shrime (Harvard University)H-Index: 41
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