Anthony Scott

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Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc A randomised trial and economic evaluation of the effect of response mode on response rate, response bias, and item non-response in a survey of doctors
    Anthony Scott
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:126. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Getting doctors into the bush: general practitioners' preferences for rural location
    Anthony Scott
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 96:33-44. 2013
  3. pmc An RCT protocol of varying financial incentive amounts for smoking cessation among pregnant women
    Marita Lynagh
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, The University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:1032. 2012
  4. pmc Splash!: a prospective birth cohort study of the impact of environmental, social and family-level influences on child oral health and obesity related risk factors and outcomes
    Andrea M de Silva-Sanigorski
    McCaughey Centre, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:505. 2011
  5. pmc The "medicine in Australia: balancing employment and life (MABEL)" longitudinal survey--protocol and baseline data for a prospective cohort study of Australian doctors' workforce participation
    Catherine M Joyce
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne Victoria 3004, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:50. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Designing payments for GPs to improve the quality of diabetes care
    Anthony Scott
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 196:24-6. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Whither Divisions of General Practice? An empirical and policy analysis of the impact of Divisions within the Australian health care system
    Anthony Scott
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:95-9. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Do regional primary-care organisations influence primary-care performance? A dynamic panel estimation
    Anthony Scott
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Health Econ 19:716-29. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Financial incentives and the health workforce
    Anthony Scott
    The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 35:273-7. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Preferences of community pharmacists for extended roles in primary care: a survey and discrete choice experiment
    Anthony Scott
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Pharmacoeconomics 25:783-92. 2007

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Publications41

  1. pmc A randomised trial and economic evaluation of the effect of response mode on response rate, response bias, and item non-response in a survey of doctors
    Anthony Scott
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:126. 2011
    ..The aim of this paper is to compare the effects and costs of three different modes of survey administration in a national survey of doctors...
  2. doi request reprint Getting doctors into the bush: general practitioners' preferences for rural location
    Anthony Scott
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 96:33-44. 2013
    ..The least attractive rural job package would require incentives of at least 130% of annual earnings, around $237,000. It is important to begin to tailor incentive packages to the characteristics of jobs and of rural areas. ..
  3. pmc An RCT protocol of varying financial incentive amounts for smoking cessation among pregnant women
    Marita Lynagh
    Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, The University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:1032. 2012
    ..The main aim of this study is to determine the feasibility of a personal financial incentive scheme for encouraging smoking cessation among pregnant women...
  4. pmc Splash!: a prospective birth cohort study of the impact of environmental, social and family-level influences on child oral health and obesity related risk factors and outcomes
    Andrea M de Silva-Sanigorski
    McCaughey Centre, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:505. 2011
    ..This study aims to prospectively examine the impact of drink choices on child obesity risk and oral health status...
  5. pmc The "medicine in Australia: balancing employment and life (MABEL)" longitudinal survey--protocol and baseline data for a prospective cohort study of Australian doctors' workforce participation
    Catherine M Joyce
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne Victoria 3004, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:50. 2010
    ..This paper describes the study protocol and baseline cohort, including an analysis of response rates and response bias...
  6. ncbi request reprint Designing payments for GPs to improve the quality of diabetes care
    Anthony Scott
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 196:24-6. 2012
    ..Three features are essential in designing the flexible funding payments and pay-for-performance elements...
  7. ncbi request reprint Whither Divisions of General Practice? An empirical and policy analysis of the impact of Divisions within the Australian health care system
    Anthony Scott
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:95-9. 2007
    ..To examine the effect of Divisions of General Practice on various measures of primary care performance...
  8. doi request reprint Do regional primary-care organisations influence primary-care performance? A dynamic panel estimation
    Anthony Scott
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Health Econ 19:716-29. 2010
    ..Specific support in the areas of diabetes and asthma was associated with general practice performance, but this was due to reverse causality and the effect of unobservable factors, rather than the direct effect of Divisions...
  9. doi request reprint Financial incentives and the health workforce
    Anthony Scott
    The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 35:273-7. 2011
    ..These principles might be used to inform the current debate about revisions to the incentives that are faced by medical practitioners in Australia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Preferences of community pharmacists for extended roles in primary care: a survey and discrete choice experiment
    Anthony Scott
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Pharmacoeconomics 25:783-92. 2007
    ..This contract encourages greater involvement in medicines management and other clinical cognitive roles, whilst retaining a supply function...
  11. doi request reprint Junior doctors' preferences for specialty choice
    Peter Sivey
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Health Econ 31:813-23. 2012
    ..The simulation implies an earnings elasticity of specialty choice of 0.95...
  12. ncbi request reprint Professional satisfaction in general practice: does it vary by size of community?
    Matthew R McGrail
    Gippsland Medical School, Monash University, Churchill, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 193:94-8. 2010
    ..To investigate whether the level of professional satisfaction of Australian general practitioners varies according to community size and location...
  13. doi request reprint Who should receive recruitment and retention incentives? Improved targeting of rural doctors using medical workforce data
    John S Humphreys
    Centre of Research Excellence in Rural and Remote Primary Health Care and School of Rural Health, Monash University, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 20:3-10. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to define an improved classification for allocating incentives to support the recruitment and retention of doctors in rural Australia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Australian doctors' satisfaction with their work: results from the MABEL longitudinal survey of doctors
    Catherine M Joyce
    Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:30-3. 2011
    ..To compare the level and determinants of job satisfaction between four groups of Australian doctors: general practitioners, specialists, specialists-in-training, and hospital non-specialists...
  15. doi request reprint An empirical analysis of public and private medical practice in Australia
    Terence C Cheng
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Health Policy 111:43-51. 2013
    ..Gender and total hours worked do not differ between doctors across the different practice types...
  16. doi request reprint What factors influence the earnings of general practitioners and medical specialists? Evidence from the medicine in Australia: balancing employment and life survey
    Terence Chai Cheng
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Health Econ 21:1300-17. 2012
    ..Roughly 50% of the income gap between GPs and specialists is explained by differences in unobserved characteristics and returns to those characteristics...
  17. ncbi request reprint The effect of financial incentives on the quality of health care provided by primary care physicians
    Anthony Scott
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne, Level 7, Alan Gilbert Building, Barry Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Vic, Australia, 3053
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD008451. 2011
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  18. pmc Promotion to hospital consultant: regression analysis using NHS administrative data
    Kostas Mavromaras
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    BMJ 332:148-51. 2006
    ..To examine factors influencing promotion to hospital consultant...
  19. doi request reprint Designing choice experiments with many attributes. An application to setting priorities for orthopaedic waiting lists
    Julia Witt
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne, 161 Barry Street, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Health Econ 18:681-96. 2009
    ..Blocked attribute designs may offer flexibility to researchers when it is not possible or desirable to reduce the number of attributes...
  20. doi request reprint The effects of an incentive program on quality of care in diabetes management
    Anthony Scott
    University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Health Econ 18:1091-108. 2009
    ..The study finds that the incentive program increased the probability of an HbA1c test being ordered by 20 percentage points and that participation in the program is facilitated by the support of Divisions of General Practice...
  21. doi request reprint Nurses' labour supply elasticities: the importance of accounting for extensive margins
    Barbara Hanel
    Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
    J Health Econ 33:94-112. 2014
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  22. ncbi request reprint Primary care funding and organisational policy options and implications: a narrative review of evidence from five comparator countries
    Lucio Naccarella
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:S73-6. 2008
    ..To review innovative models of primary care in different countries in order to identify potential mechanisms for reforming primary care policy in Australia...
  23. doi request reprint Shedding new light onto the ceiling and floor? A quantile regression approach to compare EQ-5D and SF-6D responses
    Janelle Seymour
    Primary Care Research Unit PCRU, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Health Econ 19:683-96. 2010
    ..The results suggest that choosing one instrument at the expense of another is difficult without good prior information surrounding the expected magnitude and direction of health improvement related to a health-care intervention...
  24. pmc Economic approaches to doctor/nurse skill mix: problems, pitfalls, and partial solutions
    David Kernick
    St Thomas Health Centre, Exeter
    Br J Gen Pract 52:42-6. 2002
    ..It concludes by offering a pragmatic framework which can facilitate decisions in this area. Although this paper is written from the perspective of primary care, it is equally relevant to skill mix in the secondary care sector...
  25. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound scanning by general practitioners: is it worthwhile?
    Sarah Wordsworth
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill
    J Public Health Med 24:88-94. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of GP ultrasound scanning on the use of National Health Service (NHS) resources in the United Kingdom (UK), and elicit patients' preferences for having an ultrasound scan...
  26. ncbi request reprint Eliciting preferences of the community for out of hours care provided by general practitioners: a stated preference discrete choice experiment
    Anthony Scott
    Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 9ZD, UK
    Soc Sci Med 56:803-14. 2003
    ..Further research is required into the demand for out of hours care as new models of care become established...
  27. ncbi request reprint How are Scottish integrated primary care organisations managed?
    Steven Simoens
    Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    J Health Organ Manag 17:25-36. 2003
    ..Finally, management expenditure per capita was comparable with that of other types of integrated primary care organisations...
  28. pmc What do hospital consultants value about their jobs? A discrete choice experiment
    Cristina Ubach
    Health Economics Research Unit, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD
    BMJ 326:1432. 2003
    ..To examine the strength of hospital consultants' preferences for various aspects of their work...
  29. ncbi request reprint Voluntary or compulsory health care reform? The case of primary care organisations in Scotland
    Steven Simoens
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Drug and Patient Information, Catholic University Leuven, Edward van Evenstraat 4, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Health Policy 72:351-8. 2005
    ..This suggests that voluntary participation in these new primary care organisations may reduce rather than exacerbate inequalities in the provision of primary care...
  30. ncbi request reprint What influences the job satisfaction of staff and associate specialist hospital doctors?
    Fiona French
    NHS Education for Scotland, North Region, Aberdeen, UK
    Health Serv Manage Res 20:153-61. 2007
    ..This could be achieved through improved pay, additional clinical training, more flexible working hours and improved status...
  31. ncbi request reprint Costs of a community pharmacist-led medicines management service for patients with coronary heart disease in England: healthcare system and patient perspectives
    Anthony Scott
    Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
    Pharmacoeconomics 25:397-411. 2007
    ..The economic impact of community pharmacists providing a medicines management service for patients with CHD has not been rigorously evaluated; the full economic costs of such interventions are rarely presented in the literature...
  32. ncbi request reprint Why do work patterns differ between men and women GPs?
    Fiona French
    NHS Education for Scotland, Aberdeen, UK
    J Health Organ Manag 20:163-72. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore gender differences in contractual commitments, job satisfaction and spouses' occupation among GP principals in NHS Scotland...
  33. ncbi request reprint The effects of pay and job satisfaction on the labour supply of hospital consultants
    Divine Ikenwilo
    Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Health Econ 16:1303-18. 2007
    ..Those currently working above the median number of hours are much less responsive to changes in earnings...
  34. ncbi request reprint Is it possible to distribute a scarce resource equitably? Access to invasive procedures for patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Phillip Insull
    Whakatane Hospital, Whakatane
    N Z Med J 120:U2446. 2007
    ..To compare waiting times for inpatient cardiac catheterisation between a hospital with on-site cardiac catheterisation facility (Auckland City Hospital, ACH) and one of its referring hospitals (North Shore Hospital, NSH)...
  35. ncbi request reprint For love or money: what makes us tick and leads to better health care
    Anthony Scott
    Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 7:184-5. 2002
  36. pmc A Mal functional variant is associated with protection against invasive pneumococcal disease, bacteremia, malaria and tuberculosis
    Chiea C Khor
    The Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, UK
    Nat Genet 39:523-8. 2007
    ..6 x 10(-8)). We found that the Mal S180L variant attenuated TLR2 signal transduction...
  37. ncbi request reprint The labour market for nursing: a review of the labour supply literature
    Emanuela Antonazzo
    Health Economics Research Unit, Aberdeen, UK
    Health Econ 12:465-78. 2003
    ..Such research is crucial to the development of evidence-based policies...
  38. pmc Preferences for general practice jobs: a survey of principals and sessional GPs
    Sarah Wordsworth
    Health Economics Research Centre, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 54:740-6. 2004
    ..However, the evidence base for their impact is limited, and preference differences between principals and sessional GPs (previously called non-principals) are insufficiently explored...
  39. ncbi request reprint Integrated primary care organizations: to what extent is integration occurring and why?
    Steven Simoens
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, K U Leuven, Edward van Evenstraat 4, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Health Serv Manage Res 18:25-40. 2005
    ..To date, little progress has been made in explaining and measuring integration. If further integration in primary health care is warranted, more research is required to understand its nature, form and rationale...
  40. ncbi request reprint Geographically differentiated pay in the labour market for nurses
    Robert F Elliott
    Health Economics Research Unit and Department of Economics, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, United Kingdom
    J Health Econ 26:190-212. 2007
    ..The competitiveness of nursing pay is shown to have a strong effect on the ability of the NHS to attract and retain nurses...
  41. ncbi request reprint General practitioner non-principals benefit from flexible working
    Fiona French
    NHS Education for Scotland, North Scotland Region, Aberdeen, UK
    J Health Organ Manag 19:5-15. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to explore non-principals' working patterns and attitudes to work...