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Value in Health 2015 Volume 18 Issue 4


Patient-Centered Outcomes Research; Dissemination; Implementation; Healthcare Delivery
William B Borden, MD; Yen-pin Chiang, PhD; Richard Kronick, PhD


Public Health Impact and Cost Effectiveness of Hepatitis A Vaccination in the United States: A Disease Transmission Dynamic Modeling Approach
Praveen Dhankhar; Chizoba Nwankwo; Mathhew Pillsbury; Andreas Lauschke; Michelle G Goveia; Camilo J Acosta; Elamin Elbasha

Economics of the Iceberg: Informal Care Provided to French Elderly with Dementia Living in the Community
Alain Paraponaris, Ph.D.; Bérengère Davin, Ph.D.

The Continuing Story of the Cost-Effectiveness of Photoselective Vaporisation of the Prostate versus Transuretheral Resection of the Prostate for the Treatment of Symptomatic Benign Prostatic Obstruction
Andrew Thomas, FRCS; Andrea Tubaro, Ph.D.; Neil Barber, FRCS; Andrew Thorpe, FRCS; Nigel Armstrong, Ph.D.; Alexander Bachmann, Ph.D.; Barend Adrianus Van Hout, Ph.D

Cost-Effectiveness of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy versus Primary Surgery in Elderly Patients with Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Insiya B Poonawalla; David R. Lairson; Wenyaw Chan; Linda B Piller; Xianglin L Du


Responder Definition of a Patient-Reported Outcome Instrument for Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Based on the US FDA guidance
Han-Chung Lien; Chen-Chi Wang; Shou-Wu Lee; Jeng-Yuan Hsu; Hong-Zen Yeh; Chung-Wang Ko; Chi-Sen Chang; Wen-Miin Liang

Evaluation of Neuropsychiatric Function in Phenylketonuria: Psychometric Properties of the ADHD Rating Scale (ADHD RS-IV) and Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS) Inattentiveness Subscale in PKU
Kathleen Wyrwich; Priscilla Auguste, MHS; Ren Yu, MA; Charlie Zhang, PhD; Benjamin Dewees, BS; Barbara Winslow, PhD; Shui Yu, PhD; Markus Merilainen, MD; Suyash Prasad, MD


Do Probability and Certainty Equivalent Techniques Lead to Inconsistent Results? Evidence from Gambles Involving Life Years and Quality of Life
Matteo Ruggeri, Silvia Coretti, M.A., M.Sc., Ph.D

Modelling Health State Utility Values in Ankylosing Spondylitis: Comparisons of Direct and Indirect Methods
Allan Wailoo, PhD; Monica Hernandez Alava; Ceri Philips; Sinead Brophy; Stefan Siebert

Assessing the Health-Related Quality of Life of Australian Adolescents: an Empirical Comparison of the CHU9D and EQ-5D-Y Instruments
Gang Chen, Ph.D., M.M.S., B.M.; Terry Flynn; Katherine Stevens; John Brazier; Elisabeth Huynh; Michael Sawyer; Rachel Roberts; Julie Ratcliffe

Determinants of Utility Based on the EQ-5D in Chronic Heart Failure Patients: Results from the Swedish Heart Failure Registry
Jenny Berg; Peter Lindgren; Märit Mejhert; Magnus Edner; Ulf Dahlström; Thomas Kahan

The Value Adults Place on Child Health and Functional Status
Benjamin M. Craig, Ph.D.; Derek S Brown , PhD; Bryce B Reeve, PhD


Extracorporeal Photopheresis for Second-Line Treatment of Chronic Graft versus Host Diseases: Results from a Health Technology Assessment in Italy
Chiara de Waure, M.D., M.Sc.; Stefano Capri; Maria Assunta Veneziano; Maria Lucia Specchia; Chiara Cadeddu; Francesco Di Nardo; Anna Maria Ferriero; Francesca Gennari; Colette Hamilton; Agostino Mancuso; Gianluigi Quaranta; Matteo Raponi; Luca Valerio; Gianfranco Gensini; Walter Ricciardi


Assessment of the Quality of the Clinical Evidence in Submissions to the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee; Fit for Purpose?
Michael Wonder

Acceptability and Perceived Benefits and Risks of Public and Patient Involvement in Healthcare Resource Allocation Decisions. A Delphi Survey in Belgian Stakeholders
Irina Cleemput, PhD; Wendy Christiaens, PhD; Laurence Kohn, PhD; Christian Léonard, PhD; François Daue; Alain Denis

Analysis of Medicine Prices in New Zealand and 16 European Countries
Sabine Vogler, PhD; Kate Kilpatrick; Zaheer Babar


Methods for Developing Patient-Reported Outcome-Based Performance Measures (PRO-PMs)
Ethan Basch; John Spertus; Adams Dudley; Albert Wu; Cynthia Chuahan; Perry
Cohen; Mary Lou Smith; Nick Black; Amaris Crawford; Keri Christensen; Kathleen Blake; Christine Goertz

Decision-Oriented Health Technology Assessment (doHTA): One Step Forward in Supporting the Decision-Making Process in Hospitals
Matteo Ritrovato, Ph.D, MScEng; Francesco Faggiano, MsBE; Giorga Tedesco, MSE; Pietro Derrico, MScEng, MBA


A Systematic Review of Research Guidelines in Decision Analytic Modelling
Maria Cristina Penaloza Ramos, MA; Pelham Barton, PhD; Sue Jowett, PhD; Andrew Sutton, PhD

Effectiveness and Content Analysis of Interventions to Enhance Oral Antidiabetic Drug Adherence in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Hervé Tchala Vignon Zomahoun, PhD candidate; Marijn de Bruin, PhD; Laurence Guillaumie, PhD; Jocelyne Moisan, PhD; Jean-Pierre Grégoire, PhD; Norma Pérez, MSc; Lydi-Anne Vézina-Im, PhD candidate; Line Guénette, PhD

A Systematic Review of the Cost-Effectiveness of Long-Term Mechanical Circulatory Support
Abraham J Nunes, BSc; Roderick G MacArthur; Daniel Kim; Gurmeet Singh; Holger Buchholz; Patricia Chatterley; Scott Klarenbach


The Lifetime Economic Burden of Inaccurate HER2 Testing: Estimating the Costs of False Positive and False Negative HER2 Test Results in US Patients With Early-Stage Breast Cancer
Louis P. Garrison; Louis P Garrison, PhD; Joseph B Babigumira, PhD; Anthony Masaquel, PhD; Bruce C Wang, PhD; Deepa Lalla, PhD; Melissa Brammer, M.D. MPH

Value in Health 2015 Volume 18 Issue 2


Using Big Data in Health Care – Statistical Caution When Using Big Data – Linking Medical Records and Health Care Transactions
William H. Crown, PhD

Developing a Measure of Value in Health Care
J. Matthew Austin, PhD; K.H. Ken Lee; Peter Pronovost


Marshal TFR Part 2

Ramsey TFR


Economic evaluation of tocilizumab monotherapy compared to adalimumab monotherapy in the treatment of severe active Rheumatoid Arthritis
Josh J Carlson, PhD; Sarika Ogale, PhD; Fred Dejonckheere, MD; Sean D Sullivan, PhD

Strengthening tuberculosis control overseas: Who benefits?
Hoa-Thi-Minh Nguyen, Ph.D; Roslyn I Hickson, Ph.D; Tom Kompas, Ph.D; Geoffry N Mercer, Ph.D; Kamalini M Lokuge, Ph.D

Comparing the cost-effectiveness of rituximab maintenance and radio-immunotherapy consolidation versus observation following first-line therapy in follicular lymphoma patients
Qiushi Chen; Turgay Ayer; Adam C Rose; Loretta J Nastoupil; Christopher R Flowers

Effect of Adherence and Insulin Delivery System on Clinical and Economic Outcomes among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Initiating Insulin Treatment Value in Health
Rajeev Ayyagari, Wenhui Wei  , David Cheng  , BA, Chunshen Pan  , PhD, MSc, James Signorovitch  , PhD, Eric Wu


Predictors of self-reported adherence to antihypertensive medicines: A multi-national, cross sectional survey
Valerie L Morrison, MA PhD CPsychol; Emily A Holmes, BA(hons) MSc; Sahdia Parveen, PhD; Catrin O Plumpton, MMath MSc PhD; Wendy Clyne; Sabina De Geest; Fabienne Dobbels; Bernard Vrijens; Przemyslaw Kardas; Dyfrig A Hughes, BPharm PhD MRPharmS FLSW FBPharmacolS


Learning and Satisficing: An Analysis of Sequence Effects in Health Valuation Benjamin Matthew Craig, Ph.D.; Shannon K Runge, MA; Kim Rand-Hendriksen, PhD;
Juan M Ramos-Goni, BSc; Mark Oppe, PhD

Public preferences for prioritizing preventive and curative health care interventions: a discrete choice experiment
Jeroen Luyten; Roselinde Kessels; Peter Goos; Philippe Beutels


Critical appraisal of network meta-analyses evaluating the efficacy and safety of new oral anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation stroke prevention trials
Shannon Cope, MSc, Andreas Clemens, MD, Florence Hammès, PharmD, Herbert Noack, PhD, Jeroen P Jansen, PhD

A unified framework for classification of methods for benefit-risk assessment
Mehdi Najafzadeh, Ph.D.; Sebastian Schneeweiss, M.D.; Ph.D.; Niteesh K Choudhry, M.D.; Ph.D.; Katsiaryna Bykov, Pharm.D.; M.S.; Kristijan H Kahler, R.Ph.; Ph.D.; Diane P Martin, Ph.D.; Joshua J Gagne, Pharm.D.; Sc.D

Application of multi-category exposure marginal structural models to investigate the association between long-acting beta-agonists and prescribing of oral corticosteroids for asthma exacerbations in the Clinical Practice Research
Datalink Ayad Ali; Almut Winterstein; Leslie Hendeles; Xiaomin Lu; Richard Segal; Abraham G Hartzema

The Changing Face of the Cost-Utility Literature, 1990-2012
Peter J Neumann; Teja Thorat; Jennifer Shi; Cayla Saret; Joshua Cohen


Fairness versus Efficiency of Vaccine Allocation Strategies
Ming Yi, Ph.D.; Achla Marathe, Ph.D

Which factors enhance positive drug reimbursement recommendation in Scotland? A retrospective analysis 2006-2013
Mata Charokopou, PharmD, MSc.; Istvan M Majer, PhD; Stefan Broekhuizen, BSc.; Johan B de Raad, PharmD, MSc.; Maarten Postma, PhD, Professor; Bart Heeg, MSc


Implications of the minimal clinically important difference for health-related quality of life outcomes: a comparison of sample size requirements for an incontinence treatment trial
Alex Halme; Xavier Fritel; Andrea Benedetti; Ken Eng; Cara senbaum

Mapping the clinical Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease questionnaire (CCQ) onto generic preference-based EQ-5D values
Melinde Rosanne Sorayah Boland, Msc; Job F Boven, Msc; Janwillem W Kocks, PhD GP; Thys Van der Molen, Prof, GP, PhD; Lucas M Goossens, PhD; Niels H Chavannes, MD GP; Maureen P Rutten-van Mölken, Prof. PhD


Cost-Utility Analyses in Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Implications from Real-world Evidence
Yue Zhong, M.D., Ph.D.; Pei-Jung Lin, Ph.D.; Joshua Cohen, Ph.D.; Aaron Winn, M.P.P. ; Peter Neumann, Sc.D

A systematic review of generic multidimensional Patient Reported Outcome Measures for children part I: descriptive characteristics
Astrid Janssens; Jo Thompson-Coon, PhD; Morwenna Rogers; Karen Allen; Colin Green, Professor; Crispin Jenkinson; Alan Tennant; Stuart Logan; Christopher Morris

A systematic review of generic multidimensional Patient Reported Outcome Measures for children part II: evaluation of psychometric performance of English language versions in a general population
Astrid Janssens; Jo Thompson-Coon, PhD; Morwenna Rogers; Karen Allen; Colin Green, Professor; Crispin Jenkinson; Alan Tennant; Stuart Logan; Christopher Morris


Need for multi-criteria evaluation of generic drug policies
Zoltan Kalo, MD MSc PhD; Anke-Peggy Holtorf, PhD MBA ; Rafael Alfonso-Cristancho, MD MSc PhD; Jie Shen, MSc MBA ; Tamás Ágh, MD MSc PhD; András Inotai, PharmD PhD ; Diana Brixner, PhD RPh


L. GARATTINI; Alessandro Curto; Katelijne van de Vooren


Also in this issue, a Letter to the Editor on Current Performance-Based Schemes in Italy.

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