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#1Theodoros V. Giannouchos (A&M: Texas A&M University)H-Index: 2
#2Athanassios Vozikis (UniPi: University of Piraeus)H-Index: 12
Last. Kyriakos Souliotis (UoP: University of Peloponnese)H-Index: 13
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Abstract Background Informal out-of-pocket (OOP) payments for healthcare services are not unusual in Greece. Aim This study estimates the association between respondent and incident-level characteristics and informal payments. Methods A survey of 4218 households was conducted from November 2016 to February 2017. We analyzed healthcare incidents by all household members within the past four months. Multivariate negative binomial regression analysis was used to estimate the association between res...
#1Pedro Lopes Ferreira (UC: University of Coimbra)H-Index: 24
#2Vítor Raposo (UC: University of Coimbra)H-Index: 1
Last. Tiago Correia (NOVA: Universidade Nova de Lisboa)H-Index: 6
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Abstract This paper aims to contribute to the discussion on health workforce migration, notably by testing an analytical model of the individual drivers for a professional to decide to emigrate. A large database was obtained from all primary health care units on mainland Portugal. A professional satisfaction survey was conducted and information on social-economic, labour and job satisfaction characteristics, including burnout, was obtained. Results showed that healthcare professionals who report...
#1Tingting Qiu (AMU: Aix-Marseille University)H-Index: 1
#2E HannaH-Index: 3
Last. Mondher Toumi (AMU: Aix-Marseille University)H-Index: 12
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Abstract Background A small number of regenerative medicines (RMs) have received market authorization (MA) worldwide, relative to the large number of clinical trials currently being conducted. Regulatory issues constitute one major challenge for the MA of RMs. Objective This study aimed to systematically review the regulation of RMs internationally, to identify the regulatory pathways for approved RMs, and to detail expedited programs to stimulate MA process. Methods Official websites of regulat...
#1Mia FredensH-Index: 1
Last. Ulla Toft (Frederiksberg Hospital)H-Index: 10
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Abstract In Denmark, as in many other Western countries, a small group of people are major hospital users and account for a large proportion of health care spending. Proactive Health Support (PaHS) is the first national Danish program that aims to reduce health care consumption targeting people at risk of becoming major users of health services. PaHS was part of the government's The sooner—the better national health policy, which includes a focus on policy programs targeting the weakest and most...
#1Sarah Ecker (NYU: New York University)
#2Rohina Joshi (The George Institute for Global Health)H-Index: 23
Last. Ruth Webster (The George Institute for Global Health)H-Index: 18
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Abstract Background Authorizing health care providers other than physicians to prescribe medicines (i.e., non-medical prescribing, NMP) has been used to improve access to healthcare in many countries. This paper aimed to identify the scope of policies facilitating NMP worldwide and investigate the relationship of such policies with a country’s physician to population ratio and economic status. Methods A hierarchical search strategy was used. First, we compiled a list of countries and territories...
#2Rahim MoineddinH-Index: 46
Last. Richard H. GlazierH-Index: 35
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Abstract Purpose Countries throughout the world have been experimenting with new models to deliver primary care. We investigated physician group, physician and patient characteristics associated with voluntarily joining team-based primary care in Ontario. Methods This cross-sectional study linked provincial administrative datasets to form data extractions of interest over time with the earliest in 2005 and the latest in 2013. We generated mixed, generalized chi-square and multivariate models to ...
#1Akihiko OzakiH-Index: 8
#2Hiroaki SaitoH-Index: 28
Last. Tetsuya TanimotoH-Index: 14
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Abstract Objective To provide an overview of non-research pharmaceutical payments to healthcare organizations and professionals in Japan and evaluate data disclosure methods. Methods We calculated the aggregated value of each category of non-research payments among all 71 Japanese pharmaceutical companies belonging to the Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association. Non-research payments were categorized into academic research support expenses (e.g. donations), lecture, manuscript/writing, an...
#2Marko Uibu (UT: University of Tartu)H-Index: 2
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Abstract In 2017, the Estonian government performed an administrative reform with the promise to keep vital services available for people. In March 2018, the closure of two smaller obstetrics units (OU) was announced, thereby raising resistance by community members. The aim of the research is to identify public perceptions and information needs during the closure process of smaller maternity units, and examine it in the context of recently performed administrative reform. Data was collected from...
#1Frédéric Chassagnol (Hoffmann-La Roche)H-Index: 2
#2G Marcelli (Hoffmann-La Roche)
Last. J. RuofH-Index: 6
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Abstract Objectives REAs from Joint Action (JA1-3) were reviewed and compared versus Health Technology Assessments (HTA) in France, Germany, UK, Italy. Methods EUnetHTA REAs published until end of 2019 were identified. Leveraging information derived from the HTA bodies’ website key process (population; timing; national HTA bodies involved) and content characteristics (evidence base; comparative therapy, endpoints, subgroups) were determined and compared against national appraisals. Results All t...
#1Vageesh Jain (UCL: University College London)H-Index: 5
#2Liam Crosby (UCL: University College London)H-Index: 1
Last. Kalipso Chalkidou ('KCL': King's College London)H-Index: 1
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Abstract Purpose/setting The extent to which distributional equity is incorporated into evaluations of the (potential or observed) impact of health taxes is unclear. This systematic review of economic and modelling evaluations investigating taxation on tobacco, sugar-sweetened-beverages (SSBs), or alcohol aims to assess the proportion that have considered distributional impact by income or socioeconomic group. Secondary aims included summarising the reported distributional impacts, for both cost...
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