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Value in Health Supplement

Personalized Medicine and Role of Health Economics and Outcomes Research: Applications, Emerging Trends, and Future Research

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3rd out of 74 journals in health policy and services (social sciences)
8th of 87 journals in health care sciences and services
10th of 344 journals in economics (social sciences)

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Michael Drummond, C. Daniel Mullins


Statistical Methods for the Analysis of Discrete-Choice Experiments: A Report of the ISPOR Conjoint Analysis Good Research Practices Task Force
Lisa A. Prosser

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ISPOR Task Force Report

Statistical Methods for the Analysis of Discrete-Choice Experiments: A Report of the ISPOR Conjoint Analysis Good Research Practices Task Force
A. Brett Hauber, Juan Marcos Gonzalez, Catharina Groothuis-Oudshoorn, Thomas Prior, Deborah A Marshall, Charles E Cunningham, Maarten J I. Jzerman, John Bridges
This report will assist researchers in evaluating and selecting among alternative approaches to conducting statistical analysis of discrete-choice experiments data.

Preference-Based Assessment

An Empirical Comparison of Discrete-Choice Experiment and Best Worst Scaling to Estimate Stakeholders' Risk Tolerance for Hip Replacement Surgery
Karin G.M. Groothuis-Oudshoorn, Deborah A. Marshall, Maarten J. IJzerman, Joris David van Dijk
The authors compare the metrics obtained from a discrete-choice experiment and profile case best-worst scaling with respect to hip replacement.

Decision-Maker Commentary

Developing a Measure of Value in Health Care
J. Matthew Austin, K.H. Ken Lee, Peter Pronovost
This commentary describes how health care can use existing quality measures and cost accounting data to measure value.

Issue Highlights

Economic Evaluation

Economic and Public Health Impacts of Policies Restricting Access to Hepatitis C Treatment for Medicaid Patients
Alexis P. Chidi, Cindy L. Bryce, Michael J. Fine, Douglas P. Landsittel, Larissa Myaskovsky, Shari S. Rogal, Galen E. Switzer, Allan Tsung, Kenneth J. Smith
In this study, the authors find that current Medicaid policies restricting hepatitis C treatment to patients with advanced disease are more costly and less effective than unrestricted, full access strategies.

Patient-Reported Outcomes

Using the Evaluative Linguistic Framework for Questionnaires to Assess Comprehensibility of Self-Report Health Questionnaires
Rachelle Buchbinder, Rosemary Clerehan, Francis Guillemin, Jonathan Epstein
This study uses an adaptation of the Evaluative Linguistic Framework to evaluate the quality of self-report questionnaires.

Preference-Based Assessments

Dutch Tariff for the Five-Level Version of EQ-5D
Matthijs Michael Versteegh, Karin Vermeulen, Silvia Evers, G. Ardine de Wit, Rilana Prenger, Elly A. Stolk
In this article, the authors present the Dutch EQ-5D-5L valuation study.

Comparative Effectiveness Research/Health Technology Assessment

The Impact of Patient-Centered versus Didactic Education Programmers in Chronic Patients by Severity: The Case of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Manuel García-Goñi, Paul Windrum, Holly Coad
This study finds that different patients are sensitive to different categories of education programs.

Systematic Reviews

Do Model-Based Studies in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Measure Correct Values of Utility? A Meta-Analysis
Foruhar Moayeri, Philip Clarke, David Dunt, Ya-Seng A. Hsueh
In this systematic review, the authors compare COPD-related utilities with alternative values used in decision models.

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Ethan Basch Ethan Basch, MD, MSc, is the winner of the 2016 ISPOR Paper of the Year Award

Methods for Developing Patient-Reported Outcome-Based Performance Measures (PRO-PMs), Value in Health 2015;18:493-504.

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