Electronic Medical Record-Embedded Clinical Decision Support System for Opioid Prescribing Shows Mixed Outcomes

Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR—the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today the publication of new research showing mixed clinical results of an electronic medical record-embedded clinical decision support system for opioid prescribing.

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Health Technology Assessment Around the World: Broadening the Understanding of Cross-Country Differences

Value in Health announced today the publication of a series of articles investigating the use of health technology assessment (HTA) in healthcare decision making across the globe. The series, “HTA Around the World—Influences of Culture, Values, and Institutions,” appears in the January 2020 issue of Value in Health.

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New Research Confirms the Importance of Collecting Country-Specific Cost Data in the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR, announced today the publication of an analysis showing that direct medical costs are the major cost driver of Alzheimer’s disease care in Thailand, a finding distinct from other countries across the world.

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Systematic Collection of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Breast Cancer Care Has a Promising Impact on Patients, Providers, and Care Processes

Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR, announced the publication of new research showing that systematic collection of patient-reported outcome measures in breast cancer care has a promising impact on patients, providers, and care processes/systems.

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Expert Analysis: Healthcare Value Assessment Frameworks Have Advanced, But Wholesale Adoption Still Not Wise

Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR, announced the publication of an analysis showing that while value assessment frameworks are moving closer to meeting the challenge of accurately measuring value and informing healthcare decisions, more progress is needed before widespread adoption and use.

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