Baumgardner in JMCP: Is OCM Episode-Based Spending Associated with Patient Outcomes?
PHE Senior Research Economist James Baumgardner, PhD, and colleagues conducted an analysis aimed at determining whether spending within oncology care episodes is associated with survival. Researchers utilized evidence from geographic variations in spending and individual-level survival. The results were recently published in the Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy (2018;24:504-513).
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Led by Caroline Huber, Associate Director of Policy and Economics, a surprising new study was recently published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, estimating the overlooked social, economic and health impacts of the 2013-2016 West Africa Ebola crisis.