Little is known about the resource use and cost burden of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) beyond the index event. We examined resource use and care costs during the first and each subsequent year, among patients with incident AMI.
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OBJECTIVE: To measure the provincial government cost of mental health-related activities for youth ages 12 to 17 in Alberta in 2014 to 2015.
The Institute of Health Economics has contributed to a study published in the Journal Gynecologic Oncology. The study described the effects of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) guideline implementation in gynecologic oncology on length of stay, patient outcomes, and economic impact in Alberta. The study compared pre-and post-guideline implementation outcomes at two centers…
This clinical practice guideline was produced as part of the Prairie Collaborative Immune Globulin (IG) Utilization Management Framework project, which was initiated to establish criteria for IG therapy as a means to increase accountability for the quality, safety, and sustainability of the blood supply system, and to demonstrate stewardship for the use of public funds. This project…
This background document outlines the methods used to develop the Criteria for the Clinical Use of Immune Globulin, which was produced as part of the Prairie Collaborative Immune Globulin Utilization Management Framework project. The Prairie Collaborative Immune Globulin (IG) Utilization Management Framework project was initiated to establish criteria for IG therapy as a means…
Objective: Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a medical term used to describe a range of mental and physical disabilities caused by maternal alcohol consumption. The role of alcohol as a teratogen and its effects on the cellular growth of the embryo and the fetus were not determined on scientific grounds until the late 1960s. However, the link between alcohol use during…
Objective: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a preventable disorder caused by maternal alcohol consumption and marked by a range of physical and mental disabilities. Although recognized by the scientific and medical community as a clinical disorder, no internationally standardized diagnostic tool yet exists for FASD. Methods and Results: This review seeks to analyse the…
Abstract: We present a conceptual approach to determine the optimal solution to delivering a health technology, consistent with the objective of maximizing patient outcomes subject to resources available to a publicly funded health system. The article addresses two key policy questions: 1) adding system values through appropriate planning of health services delivery and 2) considering…
Objective: The aim of this study was to analyze the health care costs and savings associated with quality improvement (QI) interventions initiated and implemented utilizing the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP). Background: Five acute care facilities of Alberta Health Services (AHS) adopted NSQIP in 2015 for a pilot project. Methods: The cost-savings of NSQIP…