F Xie

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Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Time and labor costs associated with administration of intravenous bisphosphonates for breast or prostate cancer patients with metastatic bone disease: a time and motion study
    Feng Xie
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Program for Health Economics and Outcome Measures PHENOM, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Hosp Pract (1995) 42:38-45. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Eliciting preferences to the EQ-5D-5L health states: discrete choice experiment or multiprofile case of best-worst scaling?
    Feng Xie
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Eur J Health Econ 15:281-8. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of pharmaceutical management for osteoarthritis pain: a systematic review of the literature and recommendations for future economic evaluation
    Feng Xie
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 25 Main St W Suite 2000, Hamilton, ON L8P 1H1, Canada
    Drugs Aging 30:277-84. 2013
  4. pmc Discussing study limitations in reports of biomedical studies- the need for more transparency
    Milo A Puhan
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Mail room E6153, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:23. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Patient management, and time and health care resource utilization associated with the use of intravenous bisphosphonates for patients with metastatic bone disease: a Delphi study
    Feng Xie
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Hosp Pract (1995) 40:131-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Measuring health-related quality-of-life for Alzheimer's disease using the general public
    Feng Xie
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, McMaster University, 25 Main Street West, Suite 2000, Hamilton, ON, L8P 1H1, Canada
    Qual Life Res 21:593-601. 2012
  7. pmc A review of health utilities across conditions common in paediatric and adult populations
    Jean Eric Tarride
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:12. 2010
  8. pmc Improving the interpretation of quality of life evidence in meta-analyses: the application of minimal important difference units
    Bradley C Johnston
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:116. 2010
  9. pmc Cost-utility of Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) compared with corticosteroids for the treatment of Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) in Canada
    Gord Blackhouse
    PATH Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 8:14. 2010
  10. pmc The relative efficacy of nine osteoporosis medications for reducing the rate of fractures in post-menopausal women
    Robert B Hopkins
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:209. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Time and labor costs associated with administration of intravenous bisphosphonates for breast or prostate cancer patients with metastatic bone disease: a time and motion study
    Feng Xie
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Program for Health Economics and Outcome Measures PHENOM, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Hosp Pract (1995) 42:38-45. 2014
    ..To estimate, using a time and motion method, the time and labor costs associated with the administration of zoledronic acid and pamidronate in cancer patients with metastatic bone diseases...
  2. doi request reprint Eliciting preferences to the EQ-5D-5L health states: discrete choice experiment or multiprofile case of best-worst scaling?
    Feng Xie
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Eur J Health Econ 15:281-8. 2014
    ..The DCE is more feasible and reliable than the BWS in valuing the EQ-5D-5L. Future studies could focus on comparing the consistency and accuracy of these techniques in predicting the health utilities of the EQ-5D-5L...
  3. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of pharmaceutical management for osteoarthritis pain: a systematic review of the literature and recommendations for future economic evaluation
    Feng Xie
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 25 Main St W Suite 2000, Hamilton, ON L8P 1H1, Canada
    Drugs Aging 30:277-84. 2013
    ..The objectives of this study were to systematically review economic evaluations for pharmaceutical management of OA pain and to provide methodological recommendations for future economic evaluation...
  4. pmc Discussing study limitations in reports of biomedical studies- the need for more transparency
    Milo A Puhan
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Mail room E6153, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:23. 2012
    ..Instead of perceiving acknowledgment of limitations negatively, authors, reviewers and editors should recognize the potential of a frank and unbiased discussion of study limitations that should not jeopardize acceptance of manuscripts...
  5. doi request reprint Patient management, and time and health care resource utilization associated with the use of intravenous bisphosphonates for patients with metastatic bone disease: a Delphi study
    Feng Xie
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Hosp Pract (1995) 40:131-7. 2012
    ..The variation could be primarily due to the difference in patient management patterns...
  6. doi request reprint Measuring health-related quality-of-life for Alzheimer's disease using the general public
    Feng Xie
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, McMaster University, 25 Main Street West, Suite 2000, Hamilton, ON, L8P 1H1, Canada
    Qual Life Res 21:593-601. 2012
    ..We investigated (1) whether the general public can differentiate between mild, moderate, and severe AD and (2) whether the general public's proxy HRQoL estimates are correlated with current health status...
  7. pmc A review of health utilities across conditions common in paediatric and adult populations
    Jean Eric Tarride
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:12. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc Improving the interpretation of quality of life evidence in meta-analyses: the application of minimal important difference units
    Bradley C Johnston
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:116. 2010
    ..This approach provides a potential solution to both the statistical and interpretational problems of existing methods...
  9. pmc Cost-utility of Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) compared with corticosteroids for the treatment of Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) in Canada
    Gord Blackhouse
    PATH Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 8:14. 2010
    ..The objective of the paper is to evaluate, from a Canadian perspective, the cost-effectiveness of IVIG compared to corticosteroid treatment of CIDP...
  10. pmc The relative efficacy of nine osteoporosis medications for reducing the rate of fractures in post-menopausal women
    Robert B Hopkins
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:209. 2011
    ..The purpose was to estimate the relative efficacy of reduction of fractures in post-menopausal women, and to assess robustness of the results...
  11. doi request reprint Results of a model analysis to estimate cost utility and value of information for intravenous immunoglobulin in Canadian adults with chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura
    Feng Xie
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Ther 31:1082-91; discussion 1066-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this work was to estimate the cost-effectiveness of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) compared with oral prednisone as a treatment for Canadian adults with persistent chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)...
  12. doi request reprint Total or partial knee replacement? Cost-utility analysis in patients with knee osteoarthritis based on a 2-year observational study
    Feng Xie
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Eur J Health Econ 11:27-34. 2010
    ..Based on the 2-year data, TKR gained more QALYs at higher costs compared to UKA. A long-term prospective study is necessary to determine cost-effectiveness of TKR and UKA...
  13. pmc Cost-utility analysis of infliximab and adalimumab for refractory ulcerative colitis
    Feng Xie
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 7:20. 2009
    ..Future research could be aimed at the long-term clinical benefits of these drugs, especially adalimumab for patients intolerant or unresponsive to infliximab treatment...
  14. doi request reprint Illustrating economic evaluation of diagnostic technologies: comparing Helicobacter pylori screening strategies in prevention of gastric cancer in Canada
    Feng Xie
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Radiol 6:317-23. 2009
    ..The aim of this paper is to present an economic evaluation of diagnostic technologies using Helicobacter pylori screening strategies for the prevention of gastric cancer as an illustration...
  15. doi request reprint Use of a disease-specific instrument in economic evaluations: mapping WOMAC onto the EQ-5D utility index
    Feng Xie
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Value Health 13:873-8. 2010
    ..To map the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) onto the EuroQol 5 Dimension (EQ-5D) utility index in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  16. doi request reprint Validation of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) Brief Core Set for osteoarthritis
    F Xie
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Canada
    Scand J Rheumatol 37:450-61. 2008
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  17. doi request reprint The need for standardization: a literature review of indirect costs of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis
    Feng Xie
    St Joseph s Health Care Hamilton and McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1027-33. 2008
  18. doi request reprint Using health technology assessment to support evidence-based decision-making in Canada: an academic perspective
    Feng Xie
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 11:513-21. 2011
    ..Some issues and challenges are also highlighted that will hopefully stimulate a broader discussion among HTA stakeholders to move HTA forward...
  19. pmc Evaluation of health outcomes in osteoarthritis patients after total knee replacement: a two-year follow-up
    Feng Xie
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health, St, Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, L8P 1H1, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:87. 2010
    ..To quantify the improvement in health outcomes in patients after total knee replacement (TKR)...
  20. doi request reprint Validation of Chinese Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) in patients scheduled for total knee replacement
    Feng Xie
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Qual Life Res 17:595-601. 2008
    ..Our aim was to cross-culturally validate Chinese Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) scheduled for total knee replacement in Singapore...
  21. doi request reprint Extension from inpatients to outpatients: validity and reliability of the Oxford Knee Score in measuring health outcomes in patients with knee osteoarthritis
    Feng Xie
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, ON, Canada
    Int J Rheum Dis 14:206-10. 2011
    ..To validate the Oxford Knee Score (OKS) in outpatients with knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Comprehensive ICF Core Set for Osteoarthritis (OA) in patients with knee OA: a Singaporean perspective
    Feng Xie
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 25 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 34:2301-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate content validity and construct validity of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Comprehensive Core Set for Osteoarthritis (OA) in Singapore...
  23. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of Helicobacter pylori screening in prevention of gastric cancer in Chinese
    Feng Xie
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 24:87-95. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the costs and effectiveness associated with no screening, Helicobacter pylori serology screening, and the 13C-urea breath test (UBT) for gastric cancer in the Chinese population...
  24. pmc Cost effectiveness analysis of population-based serology screening and (13)C-Urea breath test for Helicobacter pylori to prevent gastric cancer: a markov model
    Feng Xie
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1H1, Canada
    World J Gastroenterol 14:3021-7. 2008
    ..To compare the costs and effectiveness of no screening and no eradication therapy, the population-based Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) serology screening with eradication therapy and (13)C-Urea breath test (UBT) with eradication therapy...
  25. doi request reprint Analysis of health utility data when some subjects attain the upper bound of 1: are Tobit and CLAD models appropriate?
    Eleanor M Pullenayegum
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Value Health 13:487-94. 2010
    ..We aimed to examine whether the Tobit and CLAD models yielded acceptable results when this censoring assumption was not appropriate...
  26. doi request reprint General population versus disease-specific event rate and cost estimates: potential bias for economic appraisals
    Ron Goeree
    Programs for the Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, 25 Main St W, Suite 2000, Hamilton, ON L8P 1H1, Canada
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 10:379-84. 2010
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Patient outcomes after anti TNF-alpha drugs for Crohn's disease
    Nazila Assasi
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, 25 Main Street West, Suite 2000 ON, Canada
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 10:163-75. 2010
    ..The review further considers the evidence for the harms and benefits associated with switching from one anti-TNF-alpha agent to another and strategies to optimize the timing of therapy...
  28. doi request reprint A review of methods used in long-term cost-effectiveness models of diabetes mellitus treatment
    Jean Eric Tarride
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, 25 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 28:255-77. 2010
    ..Future research should continue to compare economic models for diabetes treatment in terms of clinical outcomes, costs and QALYs when applicable...
  29. doi request reprint Health technology assessment and primary data collection for reducing uncertainty in decision making
    Ron Goeree
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Radiol 6:332-42. 2009
    ..Most tools used to assist with evidence-based decision making focus on clinical outcomes...
  30. doi request reprint Conditionally funded field evaluations and practical trial design within a health technology assessment framework
    James M Bowen
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Radiol 6:324-31. 2009
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Approaches for economic evaluations of health care technologies
    Jean Eric Tarride
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Radiol 6:307-16. 2009
    ..This review improves upon the previous educational papers published in radiologic journals, as it covers recent methodologic advances regarding the treatment of uncertainty...
  32. doi request reprint In search of the evidentiary foundation of published Canadian economic evaluations (2001-06)
    Jean Eric Tarride
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, 25 Main Street West, Suite 2000, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1H1, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 25:214-21. 2009
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Economic evaluations conducted by Canadian health technology assessment agencies: where do we stand?
    Jean Eric Tarride
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, 25 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 24:437-44. 2008
    ..To examine the production of Health Technology Assessments (HTAs) with economic evaluations (EEs) conducted by Canadian HTA agencies...
  34. doi request reprint A cost-effectiveness model comparing endovascular repair to open surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms in Canada
    Gord Blackhouse
    Program for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Value Health 12:245-52. 2009
    ..EVAR is less invasive than OR, and therefore may have less surgical risk than OR. However, the graft used for EVAR is much more expensive then the graft used for OR...
  35. doi request reprint A study on indirect and intangible costs for patients with knee osteoarthritis in Singapore
    Feng Xie
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Value Health 11:S84-90. 2008
    ..To estimate indirect costs through human capital approach and intangible costs through willingness-to-pay (WTP), and identify factors potentially affecting these costs in multiethnic Asian patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Direct and indirect costs of osteoarthritis in Singapore: a comparative study among multiethnic Asian patients with osteoarthritis
    Feng Xie
    Centre for Health Services Research, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacy, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    J Rheumatol 34:165-71. 2007
    ..To estimate and compare the direct and indirect costs of osteoarthritis (OA) in multiethnic Asian patients with OA in Singapore...
  37. ncbi request reprint True difference or something else? Problems in cost of osteoarthritis studies
    Feng Xie
    Centre for Health Services Research, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:127-32. 2007
    ..To identify the commonalities and discrepancies among the published cost of osteoarthritis (OA) studies and to further propose some potential improvements for this type of research...
  38. doi request reprint Validity, feasibility and acceptability of time trade-off and standard gamble assessments in health valuation studies: a study in a multiethnic Asian population in Singapore
    Hwee Lin Wee
    Department of Rheumatology and Immunology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Value Health 11:S3-10. 2008
    ..To assess the validity, feasibility and acceptability of standard gamble (SG) and time trade-off (TTO) assessments in a multiethnic Asian population...
  39. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the EuroQol and short form 6D in Singapore multiethnic Asian knee osteoarthritis patients scheduled for total knee replacement
    Feng Xie
    Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1043-9. 2007
    ..To compare the EuroQol (EQ-5D) and Short Form 6D (SF-6D) among multiethnic Asian patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) scheduled for total knee replacement in Singapore...
  40. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the Schizophrenia Quality of Life Scale (SQLS) in English- and Chinese-speaking Asians in Singapore
    Nan Luo
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine and Centre for Health Services Research, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Qual Life Res 17:115-22. 2008
    ..To assess the psychometric properties of the Schizophrenia Quality of Life Scale (SQLS) in Asians with schizophrenia in Singapore...
  41. ncbi request reprint Do health-related quality-of-life domains and items in knee and hip osteoarthritis vary in importance across social-cultural contexts? A qualitative systematic literature review
    Feng Xie
    Department of Pharmacy, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 34:793-804. 2005
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Conservation needs of amphibians in China: a review
    Feng Xie
    Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu 610041, China
    Sci China C Life Sci 50:265-76. 2007
    ..Five conservation challenges are mentioned with recommendations for the highest priority research and conservation actions...
  43. doi request reprint Applying the Expectancy-Value Model to understand health values
    Xu Hao Zhang
    Department of Pharmacy, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Value Health 11:S61-8. 2008
    ..Because health value could be categorized as attitude, we aimed to apply EVM to explore its usefulness in explaining variances in health values and investigate underlying factors...
  44. pmc Are Asians comfortable with discussing death in health valuation studies? A study in multi-ethnic Singapore
    Hwee Lin Wee
    Department of Rheumatology and Immunology, Singapore General Hospital, Republic of Singapore
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:93. 2006
    ..To characterize ease in discussing death (EID) and its influence on health valuation in a multi-ethnic Asian population and to determine the acceptability of various descriptors of death and "pits"/"all-worst" in health valuation...