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  1. Medical insurance and social security cards are an important incentive for the floating population to live a stable life in their current residence, but there has been little studies on their effect on settlem...

    Authors: Yulin Li, Lingling Huang, Li Xiang and Dongmei Dou
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:68
  2. Postoperative complications increase the workload of nursing staff as well as the financial and mental distress suffered by patients. The objective of this study is to identify clinical factors associated with...

    Authors: Yanjie Hu, Siyu Zeng, Lele Li, Yuanchen Fang and Xiaozhou He
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:64
  3. Stroke patients have a high incidence of comorbidity. Previous studies have shown that comorbidity can impact on the short-term and long-term mortality after stroke.

    Authors: Ruixiao Hao, Xuemei Qi, Xiaoshuang Xia, Lin Wang and Xin Li
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:63
  4. Despite the documented benefits of using health technology assessments (HTA) to inform resource allocation in health care systems, HTA remains underused, especially in low- and middle-income countries. A surve...

    Authors: Yot Teerawattananon, Chris Painter, Saudamini Dabak, Trygve Ottersen, Unni Gopinathan, Lumbwe Chola, Kalipso Chalkidou and Anthony J. Culyer
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:62
  5. The shift towards integrated care (IC) represents a global trend towards more comprehensive and coordinated systems of care, particularly for vulnerable populations, such as the elderly. When health systems fa...

    Authors: Zixuan Peng, Li Zhu, Guangsheng Wan and Peter C. Coyte
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:61
  6. Antibiotics are one possible treatment for patients with recurrent acute throat infections (ATI), but effectiveness can be modest. In view of worries over antibiotic resistance, treatment pathways that reduce ...

    Authors: Thomas Ostermann, A-La Park, Sabine De Jaegere, Katharina Fetz, Petra Klement, Christa Raak and David McDaid
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:60
  7. The World Health Organization (WHO) has placed special emphasis on protecting households from health care expenditures. Many households face catastrophic health expenditures (CHEs) from a combination of econom...

    Authors: Ramin Ravangard, Faride Sadat Jalali, Mohsen Bayati, Andrew J. Palmer, Abdosaleh Jafari and Peivand Bastani
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:59
  8. Cost-effectiveness of interventions was a criterion decided to guide priority setting in the latest revision of Ethiopia’s essential health services package (EHSP) in 2019. However, conducting an economic eval...

    Authors: Alemayehu Hailu, Getachew Teshome Eregata, Amanuel Yigezu, Melanie Y. Bertram, Kjell Arne Johansson and Ole F. Norheim
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:58
  9. Medicines that are based on known molecules and are further developed to address healthcare needs and deliver relevant improvement for patients, healthcare professionals and/or payers are called value-added me...

    Authors: Zsuzsanna Ida Petykó, Zoltán Kaló, Jaime Espin, Kateřina Podrazilová, Tomáš Tesař, Nikos Maniadakis, Frank-Ulrich Fricke and András Inotai
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:57
  10. Achieving global targets of adherence to treatment, retention in care, and treatment success remains a challenge. Health system investment to make antiretroviral therapy services more responsive to patients’ n...

    Authors: Yihalem Abebe Belay, Mezgebu Yitayal, Asmamaw Atnafu and Fitalew Agimass Taye
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:56
  11. Equity in health is an important consideration for policy makers particularly in low and middle income developing country. The area of oral and dental health is not an exception. This study is conducted to exp...

    Authors: Peivand Bastani, Mohammadtaghi Mohammadpour, Gholamhossein Mehraliain, Sajad Delavari and Sisira Edirippulige
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:54
  12. Lung cancer is the most prevalent cancer, and the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in China. The aim of this study was to estimate the direct medical expenditure incurred for lung cancer care and analyze...

    Authors: Xin Zhang, Ju-Fang Shi, Guo-Xiang Liu, Jian-Song Ren, Lan-Wei Guo, Wei-Dong Huang, Lin-Mei Shi, Yi Ma, Hui-Yao Huang, Ya-Na Bai, Xian-Zhen Liao, A-Yan Mao, Xiao-Jie Sun, Xin-Yu Zhu, Qi Zhou, Ji-Yong Gong…
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:53
  13. To study the cost-effectiveness of a care manager organization for patients with mild to moderate depression in Swedish primary care in a 12-month perspective.

    Authors: Anna Holst, Frida Labori, Cecilia Björkelund, Dominique Hange, Irene Svenningsson, Eva-Lisa Petersson, Jeanette Westman, Christina Möller and Mikael Svensson
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:52
  14. Rapid economic growth in China has resulted in a commensurate increase in energy consumption, which in turn has seen an increase in environmental pollution problems. Past research has tended to focus on energy...

    Authors: Ying Li, Tai-Yu Lin, Yung-ho Chiu, Huaming Chen and Hongyi Cen
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:51
  15. Amyloid positron emission tomography (PET) makes it possible to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in its prodromal phase including mild cognitive impairment (MCI). This study evaluated the cost-effectiveness o...

    Authors: Young-Sil Lee, HyunChul Youn, Hyun-Ghang Jeong, Tae-Jin Lee, Ji Won Han, Joon Hyuk Park and Ki Woong Kim
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:50
  16. Tanzania has implemented policies that aim at improving health sector performance as well as the general health status of citizens. Establishment of community insurance fund, increase government budget allocat...

    Authors: Fatuma Fumbwe, Robert Lihawa, Felician Andrew, George Kinyanjui and Eliaza Mkuna
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:49
  17. Treating patients with acute poisoning by substances of abuse in a primary care emergency clinic has previously been shown to be a safe strategy. We conducted an economic evaluation of this strategy compared t...

    Authors: Jon Hjellum Vibeto, Odd Martin Vallersnes, Andrea Dobloug, Mette Brekke, Dag Jacobsen, Øivind Ekeberg and Knut Reidar Wangen
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:48
  18. Direct out-of-pocket payments (OOP) are among the most important financing mechanisms in many health systems, especially in developing countries, adversely affecting equality and leading vulnerable groups to p...

    Authors: Faride Sadat Jalali, Parisa Bikineh and Sajad Delavari
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:47
  19. In several cardiovascular outcome trials (CVOTs), empagliflozin (SGLT-2 inhibitor), sitagliptin (DPP-4 inhibitor) and liraglutide (GLP-1 receptor agonist) + standard of care (SoC) were compared to SoC in patie...

    Authors: Mafalda Ramos, Peng Men, Xu Wang, Anastasia Ustyugova and Mark Lamotte
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:46
  20. The payment card (PC) format and the open-ended (OE) format are common methods in eliciting willingness-to-pay (WTP) of one additional quality-adjusted life year (QALY). The aim of this research is to compare ...

    Authors: Ziping Ye, Fuyao Liu, Jia Ma, Ziyang Zhou, Chen Wang and Lihua Sun
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:45
  21. The choice between neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) and adjuvant chemotherapy (AC) remains controversial in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). There is no significant difference in NAC and AC’s...

    Authors: Dongdong Wu, Juan Li, Yubo Wang, Hao Huang and Chunji Huang
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:44
  22. This article presents part of the work within Work Package 3 (WP3) of Impact HTA (Improved methods and actionable tools for enhancing HTA), a H2020 EU-funded research project, intended to enhance and promote c...

    Authors: Leticia García-Mochón, Joan Rovira Forns and Jaime Espin
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:43
  23. A core evaluation framework that captures the health care and societal benefits of value added medicines (VAMs, also often called repurposed medicines) was proposed in Report 1, aiming to reduce the heterogene...

    Authors: Zoltán Kaló, Zsuzsanna Ida Petykó, Frank-Ulrich Fricke, Nikos Maniadakis, Tomáš Tesař, Kateřina Podrazilová, Jaime Espin and András Inotai
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:42
  24. The changes of absolute value and relative value of clinical research coordinator service fee and its influence on the quality of drug clinical trial were analyzed.

    Authors: Liran Chen, Zhimin Chen and Huafang Chen
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:41
  25. The CardioMEMS® sensor is a wireless pulmonary artery pressure device used for monitoring symptomatic heart failure (HF). The use of CardioMEMS was associated with a reduction of hospitalizations of HF patient...

    Authors: Andrea Alcaraz, Carlos Rojas-Roque, Daniela Prina, Juan Martín González, Andrés Pichon-Riviere, Federico Augustovski and Alfredo Palacios
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:40
  26. Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are moving towards universal health coverage. The process of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) can support decisions relating to benefit package design and service covera...

    Authors: Samantha Hollingworth, Ama Pokuaa Fenny, Su-Yeon Yu, Francis Ruiz and Kalipso Chalkidou
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:39
  27. Positive Organizational Behavior (POB) as an application of positive psychology provides the opportunity to nurses to deliver an effective and high-quality service. This study aims to predict positive organiza...

    Authors: Faranak Jafari, Nader Salari, Amin Hosseinian-Far, Alireza Abdi and Niaz Ezatizadeh
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:38
  28. Health technology assessment (HTA) agencies have an important role to play in managing the rising demands on health systems. However, creating and running such agencies potentially diverts resources from front...

    Authors: Robyn Millar, Alec Morton, Maria Vittoria Bufali, Sven Engels, Saudamini Vishwanath Dabak, Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai, Kalipso Chalkidou and Yot Teerawattananon
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:37
  29. Although effective treatments are available to address the cognitive deficits experienced by individuals with first-episode psychosis, provision of such treatments within Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) prog...

    Authors: Nicholas J. K. Breitborde, Emily K. Bell, Cindy Woolverton, Jacob G. Pine, Heather Waslter and Aubrey M. Moe
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:36
  30. There is limited evidence regarding the economic effects of nutrition support in cancer patients. This study aims at investigating the cost-effectiveness profile of systematic oral nutritional supplementation ...

    Authors: Beatrice Martin, Emanuele Cereda, Riccardo Caccialanza, Paolo Pedrazzoli, Rosanna Tarricone and Oriana Ciani
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:35
  31. Traditionally, uncomplicated acute appendicitis (AA) has been treated with appendectomy. However, the surgical alternatives might carry out significant complications, impaired quality of life, and higher costs...

    Authors: César Augusto Guevara-Cuellar, María Paula Rengifo-Mosquera and Elizabeth Parody-Rúa
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:34
  32. Fractional exhaled nitric oxide is a simple, non-invasive measurement of airway inflammation with minimal discomfort to the patient and with results available within a few minutes. This study aimed to evaluate...

    Authors: Jefferson Antonio Buendía, Ranniery Acuña-Cordero and Carlos E. Rodriguez-Martinez
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:33
  33. Health transformation plan (HTP) implemented in Iran since 2014 to improve accessibility and financial protection of patients. This study aimed to assess the impact of HTP on health spending in Iran.

    Authors: Reza Esmaeili, Samad Rouhani, Jamshid Yazdani Charati and Masoud Khandehroo
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:32
  34. Heart failure (HF) is an unusual heart function that causes reduction in cardiac or pulmonary output. Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) is a mechanical device that helps to recover ventricular dysfunctio...

    Authors: Abedin Teimourizad, Aziz Rezapour, Saeed Sadeghian and Masih Tajdini
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:31
  35. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Chun-Yi Lu, Ching-Hu Chung, Li-Min Huang, Eliza Kruger, Seng-Chuen Tan, Xu-Hao Zhang and Nan-Chang Chiu
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:30

    The original article was published in Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:30

  36. Screening program tend to recognized patients in their early stage and consequently improve health outcomes. Cost-effectiveness of the abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening program has been scarcely studie...

    Authors: Rajabali Daroudi, Omid Shafe, Jamal Moosavi, Javad Salimi, Yahya Bayazidi, Mohammad Reza Zafarghandi, Majid Maleki, Majid Moini, Pezhman Farshidmehr and Parham Sadeghipour
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:29
  37. Diseases have undeniable effects on Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL). Chronic diseases, in particular, limit the productive potentials and HRQoL of individuals. EQ-5D is a very popular generic instrument...

    Authors: Ali Akbari Sari, Fereshteh Karimi, Zahra Emrani, Hojjat Zeraati, Alireza Olyaeemanesh and Rajabali Daroudi
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:28
  38. The preferences of citizens are a basic element to incorporate into the decision-making process when planning health policies. Contingent valuation (CV) is a common method for calculating the value for citizen...

    Authors: Jesús Martín-Fernández, Ángel López-Nicolás, Juan Oliva-Moreno, Héctor Medina-Palomino, Elena Polentinos-Castro and Gloria Ariza-Cardiel
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:27
  39. The detection of thyroid cancer has rapidly increased over last few decades without an increase in disease specific mortality. Several studies claim that the diagnose of thyroid nodules through routine ultraso...

    Authors: Linda Karrer, Shixuan Zhang, Thomas Kühlein and Peter L. Kolominsky-Rabas
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:26
  40. The objective of this Markov model lifetime cost-effectiveness analysis was to evaluate a new medical device technology which minimizes redo colonoscopies on the outcomes of cost, quality of life, and aversion...

    Authors: Jeffrey Voigt, Michael Mosier and Ian M. Gralnek
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:25
  41. Among people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) on dialysis, sub-optimal fluid management has been linked with hospitalisation, cardiovascular complications and death. This study assessed the cost-effectiveness...

    Authors: Elisabet Jacobsen, Moira Cruickshank, David Cooper, Angharad Marks, Miriam Brazzelli and Graham Scotland
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:24
  42. Parenting programs can be economically attractive interventions for improving the mental health of both parents and their children. Few attempts have been made to analyse the value of children’s and parent’s o...

    Authors: Camilla Nystrand, Filipa Sampaio, Jeffrey S. Hoch, Fatumo Osman and Inna Feldman
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:23
  43. To estimate the cost -utility of imrecoxib compared with diclofenac, as well as the addition of a proton pump inhibitor to both two treatment strategies, for patients with osteoarthritis, from a Chinese health...

    Authors: Xueshan Sun, Xuemei Zhen, Xiaoqian Hu, Yuanyuan Li, ShuYan Gu, Yuxuan Gu, Zixuan Zhao, Wei Yang and Hengjin Dong
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:22
  44. Uganda is in discussions to introduce a national health insurance scheme. However, there is a paucity of information on household preferences and willingness to pay for health insurance attributes that may gui...

    Authors: Edward Kalyango, Rornald Muhumuza Kananura and Elizabeth Ekirapa Kiracho
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:21
  45. Certification of multidisciplinary tumor centers is nowadays seen as the gold standard in modern oncological therapy for optimization and realization of guideline-based therapy and better outcomes. Single case...

    Authors: Ali Modabber, Daniel Schick, Evgeny Goloborodko, Florian Peters, Marius Heitzer, Anna Bock, Kristian Kniha, Frank Hölzle, Elke M. Schreiber and Stephan Christian Möhlhenrich
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:20
  46. Microdiscectomy is the most commonly performed spine surgery and the first transitioning for outpatient settings. However, this transition was never studied, in what comes to cost-utility assessment. According...

    Authors: Daniela Linhares, João A. Fonseca, Manuel Ribeiro da Silva, Filipe Conceição, António Sousa, Bernardo Sousa-Pinto and Nuno Neves
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:19
  47. To estimate the resource gap in the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) monitoring for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

    Authors: Seth Rowley, Pat Garcia-Gonzalez, Jerald P. Radich, Ann Kim Novakowski, Irina Usherenko and Joseph B. Babigumira
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:18
  48. Oral cholera vaccines (OCV) have been recommended as additional measures for the prevention of cholera. However, little is known about the cost-effectiveness of OCV use in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly in r...

    Authors: Patrick G. Ilboudo, Martin A. Mengel, Bradford D. Gessner, Bagrey Ngwira, Philippe Cavailler and Jean-Bernard Le Gargasson
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:17
  49. Former socialist countries have undergone a socio-economic transition in recent decades. New challenges for the healthcare system have arisen in the transition economy, leading to demands for better management...

    Authors: Nomin Amgalan, Jwa-Seop Shin, Seung-Hee Lee, Oyungoo Badamdorj, Oyungerel Ravjir and Hyun Bae Yoon
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:16

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