Fall 2020 (Date TBD) The Institute for Health Economics (IHE) is planning a policy roundtable on progressive fibrosing interstitial lung disease (PF-ILD) in the Fall of 2020. This policy roundtable will seek to gain multi-stakeholder consensus on policy recommendations intended to optimize care for PF-ILD patients Key areas for discuss are in the following three areas: Multi-disciplinary…
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This study examined the temporal trends of healthcare service and medicine utilization and explored the care quality of patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP) by assessing inappropriate use of medicine, using Alberta's administrative health data from 1 April 2011 to 31 March 2018. The prevalence of CLBP in Alberta increased from 1.8% FY 2011/12 to 3.0% in FY 2017/18, and the…
There have been few epidemiological studies of dysphagia and associated outcomes using administrative datasets. In this study we estimate the proportion of patients with either stroke or head and neck cancer who are additionally diagnosed with dysphagia or aspiration pneumonia, or that have a feeding tube placed. Our analysis is based on a cohort of patients identified in administrative…
Summary: We examined the association between optimal control of dyslipidemia and mortality and healthcare costs in patients with high risk for cardiovascular disease (HRCVD) between 2012-2016 in Alberta, Canada. HRCVD patients who were optimally controlled had lower mortality and incurred modestly higher costs, compared to those who were not. Secondary prevention patients with…
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