International Journal of Health Economics and Policy

Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2020

  • The Savant Syndrome – Company Size as a Possible Determinant for Occupational Integrability

    Markus Postulka, Steffen Flessa

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 49-53
    Received: 6 July 2020
    Accepted: 31 July 2020
    Published: 10 August 2020
    Abstract: The savant syndrome is linked to specific cognitive disorders as well as being characterised by certain limitations but also by extraordinary abilities. Nature and extent of these are very heterogeneous and many aspects of the syndrome remain unresearched. The objective of the investigation described in the following was to approach especially the ... Show More
  • Sectoral Effects of Public Policy Reforms in Benin: Case of the Health System

    Prince Comlan Eugene Adjovi, Ibrahima Thiam, Fabienne Fecher

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 54-62
    Received: 10 August 2020
    Accepted: 31 August 2020
    Published: 10 September 2020
    Abstract: The closure of illegal health facilities and the elimination of dual membership of health professionals have been part of health reforms since 2016 in Benin. This research was intended to deeply analyze the immediate effects of new reforms in hospitals and assess governance implications. Methods: The research was a retrospective analysis conducted ... Show More
  • Economic Evaluation of Ticagrelor in Treating Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome in Hong Kong: A Cost-Utility Analysis

    David Bin-Chia Wu, June Wai Yee Choon, Chun Wie Chong, Benjamin Shing Cheung Lee, Kenneth Kwing Chin Lee

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 63-71
    Received: 8 September 2020
    Accepted: 6 October 2020
    Published: 17 October 2020
    Abstract: This study aimed to evaluate the long-term cost-effectiveness of ticagrelor plus aspirin versus generic clopidogrel plus aspirin in acute coronary syndrome patients in Hong Kong (HK) from a public hospital’s perspective. The study has adapted a previously developed two-component prediction model. The first component is a simple decision tree corres... Show More