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World In Your Pocket - A Handbook of International Health Economic Statistics includes the most current available data, presented in separate sections on health status, health care costs, health resources, health resources, health resource utilization, and health system performance.
This paper estimates a simultaneous model of moderate and heavy drinking, smoking and wages using a random sample of employed Canadian men. With all else in the system held constant, abstention from drinking and heavy drinking are associated with, respectively, large and small wage penalties...
Valuing the Benefits and Costs of Health Care Programmes: Where's the 'extra' in extra-welfareism?
The application of Sen's concept of extra-welfarism to problems of allocations of resources to health underlies the justification of quality adjusted life years (QALYs) as the method of valuing the benefits of health care. In this paper we critically appraise the application from both conceptual...
Objective To assess a broad range of determinants of health to determine which are most strongly associated with health-related quality of life (HRQL) in people with type 2 diabetes. Methods This study used respondents from Canadian Community Health Survey Cycle 1.1 who were over the age of 18...
The Impact of Diabetes and Co-morbidity on Health-Related Quality of Life: Findings from the 1996-97 National Population Health SurveyDownload
The purpose of this analysis was to assess the impact of comorbid heart disease, stroke and arthritis on HRQL in people with diabetes in the Canadian population using Health Utilities Index Mark 3 (HUI3), a generic preference-based measure of HRQL. IHE Working Paper 04-0.
This paper provides a concise outline of health technologies used in the management of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) which might be expected to have a significant economic impact on the health care system in Alberta. These include druge, devices, procedures and equipment which may be used...
THE SAFETY AND EFFICACY/ EFFECTIVENESS OF USING AUTOMATED TESTING DEVICES FOR UNIVERSAL NEWBORN HEARING SCREENING: AN UPDATEDownload
This report is an update of a 2007 report. Permanent congenital hearing impairment/loss (PCHI/PCHL) is one of the most common congenital anomalies found at birth which can lead to delays and deficits in the development of speech, language, cognition, and learning, as well as secondary effects on...
Pilot Studies on Augmenting Health Utilities Index Questionnaires to Reflect Positive Health and Limitations due to Breathing DifficultiesDownload
The first objective of this study was to experiment with the inclusion of positive physical and emotional health levels in the HUI2 mobility, HUI3 ambulation, HUI2 emotion, and HUI3 emotion. The second objective was to experiment with the effects of including "breathing difficulties" in the...
This Information Paper is an inventory and broad summary of factors affecting the adoption and diffusion of health technologies and of available models, strategies, tools, and processes for optimizing health technology diffusion. ISBN 978-1-926929-59-0 (online)
Newborn blood spot screening for galactosemia, tyrosinemia type I, homocystinuria, sickle cell anemia, sickle cell/beta-thalassemia, sickle cell/hemoglobin C disease, and severe combined immunodeficiencyDownload
This STE report examines the safety, screening accuracy, therapeutic efficacy/effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, budget impact, and health system readiness of newborn screening for seven conditions (galactosemia, tyrosinemia type I, homocystinuria, sickle cell anemia, sickle...