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Decisions under ambiguity

In health care, decisions are always made with imperfect information.  How ambiguity affects stakeholder decisionmaking and in particular how ambiguity interacts with risk preferences to affect decisions is unknown.  A paper by Attema, Bleichrodt and L’Haridon (2018) aims to answer this question using a general ambiguity model.  They find that: For health gains, ambiguity preferences̷...

Financial strain affects patients’ health care decisions to a great extent

Financial strain is the single most important factor in making health care decisions for low-income individuals, who often forgo care in favor of basic needs like food and rent, researchers in UT Southwestern's Center for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research found.

Medical News Today: What do gut decisions reveal about us?

A new study compares the psychological effects of intuitive decisions based on the proverbial gut feeling with decisions made after careful deliberation.

NHS plans ‘could let private firms make healthcare decisions’ – Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphNHS plans 'could let private firms make healthcare decisions'Belfast TelegraphThe JR4NHS group is bringing a legal action against Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt over the planned introduction of accountable care organisations. Stephen Hawking. May 23 2018. 0 Comments. NHS plans 'could let private firms make healthcare decisions'.Hawking-backed fight against 'unlawful' NHS privatisati...

FDA Action Alert: 4 Companies with FDA Decisions This Week

There are several companies facing decisions by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this upcoming week. However, it should be noted that because the upcoming weekend is the Memorial Day holiday in the United States, some of these decisions may be made before their dates to avoid the holid...

Study: Some countries take more time for reimbursement decisions on new cancer drugs

Some European countries take more than twice as long as others to reach health technology assessment decisions to reimburse new cancer drugs following their approval by the European Medicines Agency.

Havas Health You Names Ad Industry Veteran John Hackney CEO of European Union

NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Havas Health & You (HH&Y), the health and wellness marketing network focused on promoting healthy living decisions across Read more...

Viewpoints: Lessons Learned From Kavanaugh’s Health Law Decisions; Future Of Abortion Rights Rests In The States

Editorial pages focus on these and other health issues.

ACP Decisions Receives Certification for 18 Patient Decision Aids from Washington State

ACP Decisions is pleased to announce that eighteen of its decision aids focused on end-of-life care have been certified by the Washington State Health Care Authority. ACP Decisions is one of only four organizations in the U.S. to receive certification within the end-of-life care category. Washington is the first state to establish a formal process...

What consumers think about online health resources, PHRs, EHRs, and other important topics

I’m a big fan of evidence over eminence when it comes to making decisions around healthcare IT. Deloitte does some great research and this morning I saw this 2009 Survey of Health Care Consumers. As the website says: The 2009 Survey of Health Care Consumers, conducted by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, is Deloitte’s second annual study of health care consumers’ attitudes, beha...

600+ Women Open Up About Working In Health Care In 2018

It’s well noted that women are the primary decision makers for health and care decisions. However, in 2018 they are still greatly underrepresented in health care leadership. And while progress has been made, across the male-dominated health world, gender discrimination is alive and well.

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Drug Prices And Unicorns

In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Joanne Kenen of Politico, and Erin Mershon of STAT News discuss a series of health policy court decisions on everything from prescription drug discounts to soda taxes. Plus, Rovner, interviews health care futurist and consultant Jeff Goldsmith.

Safe and Healthy Wedding

Are you or a friend planning a wedding? Make sure the plans include decisions that support mental and physical health before and after the big day. Add health and safety to your "to do" list with these tips!

Huge variations between countries in time for reimbursement decisions on new cancer drugs

(European Society for Medical Oncology) Some European countries take more than twice as long as others to reach health technology assessment (HTA) decisions to reimburse new cancer drugs following their approval by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The average decision time is longer than one year in some countries, according to a study to be reported at ESMO 2018 Congress.

How people use, and lose, preexisting biases to make decisions

(The Zuckerman Institute at Columbia University) From love and politics to health and finances, humans can sometimes make decisions that appear irrational, or dictated by an existing bias or belief. But a new study from Columbia University neuroscientists uncovers a surprisingly rational feature of the human brain: a previously held bias can be set aside so that the brain can apply logical, mathem...

More equitable health care starts with you

I am a hospitalist at a safety-net hospital. Through my work, I have come to understand how our daily decisions — filtered through our own biases — influence how health care is implemented, and I had a personal teacher in my first year as an attending. Soon after starting my job, I met Mr. K. […]

Guest article: 10 ways Social Computing is transforming the Healthcare Industry

I stumbled upon, a collaborative health information community, a few weeks ago and was intrigued by their premise of allowing people to “share their health wisdom” in an easy to use manner. It combines professional and user-generated health content with social networking technologies to help people make the most informed health decisions possible. I thought it ...

Self-consistency influences how we make decisions

(eLife ) When making decisions, our perception is influenced by judgments we have made in the past as a way of remaining consistent with ourselves, suggests new research published in eLife.

EU health commissioner: Neonicotinoid, glyphosate decisions show European regulations consistent, science-based

The Promise of Genome Editing Tools to Advance Environmental Health Research

Recent developments in genome editing have opened the door for exploring biological mechanisms of health and disease. On January 10-11, 2018, the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's Standing Committee on Emerging Science for Environmental Health Decisions conducted a 2-day workshop to explore what role genome and epigen...

On-again, off-again relationships might be toxic for mental health

The pattern of breaking up and getting back together can impact an individual's mental health and not for the better, new research shows. The study suggests people in these kinds of relationships should make informed decisions about stabilizing or safely terminating their relationships.

The Importance of Pairing Universal Health Care Coverage With Global Health Care Quality

In this Viewpoint, Don Berwick and colleagues summarize a 2018 National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) report on global health care quality emphasizing that universal access will yield improvements in population health only when paired with quality reforms characterized by systems design, transparency, collaboration, anticipatory care, evidence-based decisions, and contin...

Intensification of Antihypertensives for Older Men at Hospital Discharge

Decisions to intensify treatment were associated with inpatient blood pressure, regardless of health history.

How Does Sugar, Coffee, Alcohol And More Foods Really Impact Health? A New Report Tests The Evidence

A new research review tests health claims made for several popular foods, revealing the good, bad and indifferent evidence to help make informed dietary decisions.

How Do Sugar, Coffee, Alcohol And More Foods Really Impact Health? A New Report Tests The Evidence

A new research review tests health claims made for several popular foods, revealing the good, bad and indifferent evidence to help make informed dietary decisions.

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