Academic Health Economists’ Blog Round-up

Today, I hosted the Academic Health Economists’ (AHE) blog weekly round-up for 3 February 2020. I review 3 very different papers: Capacity constraints and time allocation in public health clinics. Health Economics [PubMed]¬†Published 14th January 2020 Outcome measures for oncology alternative payment models: practical considerations and recommendations. American Journal of Managed Care [PubMed]¬†Published 11th December…

Top Healthcare Economist posts of 2019

As we head into 2020, we will briefly look back at the most read articles in 2019 on the Healthcare Economist blog. These include: Marginal Structural Models (and the “MSM: A Simple Example” was also popular) Trends in hospital consolidation Part D Fun Facts How to Value Curative Therapies What is a “digital practitioner”? Meth…

Academic Health Economist’s Blog: Journal Round Up

I hosted this week’s Academic Health Economist (AHE) blog journal round-up. Below is one of the papers reviewed, but do check-out the full article here. Price effects of a hospital merger: heterogeneity across health insurers, hospital products, and hospital locations. Health Economics [PubMed] [RePEc]¬†Published 1st July 2019Most economics literature indicates that hospital mergers typically result…