Tania Stafinski

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Societal values in the allocation of healthcare resources: is it all about the health gain?
    Tania Stafinski
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Patient 4:207-25. 2011
  2. pmc Role of centralized review processes for making reimbursement decisions on new health technologies in Europe
    Tania Stafinski
    Health Technology and Policy Unit
    Clinicoecon Outcomes Res 3:117-86. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint To fund or not to fund: development of a decision-making framework for the coverage of new health technologies
    Tania Stafinski
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 29:771-80. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Funding the unfundable: mechanisms for managing uncertainty in decisions on the introduction of new and innovative technologies into healthcare systems
    Tania Stafinski
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 28:113-42. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Health technology funding decision-making processes around the world: the same, yet different
    Tania Stafinski
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 29:475-95. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Engaging the public in priority-setting for health technology assessment: findings from a citizens' jury
    Devidas Menon
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Health Expect 11:282-93. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Access with evidence development: an approach to introducing promising new technologies into healthcare
    Devidas Menon
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Healthc Manage Forum 24:42-56. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Role of patient and public participation in health technology assessment and coverage decisions
    Devidas Menon
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, T62 2V2, Canada
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 11:75-89. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Priority-setting for healthcare: who, how, and is it fair?
    Devidas Menon
    Health Policy and Management Program, Department of Public Health Sciences, 10 126 Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3, Canada
    Health Policy 84:220-33. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of renal insufficiency on workforce participation in the United States: an analysis using National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III data
    Scott Klarenbach
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:1132-7. 2002

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Societal values in the allocation of healthcare resources: is it all about the health gain?
    Tania Stafinski
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Patient 4:207-25. 2011
    ..Research that seeks to clarify interactions among factors by asking the public to weigh several of them at once is needed to ensure the relevance of elicited preferences to real-world technology funding decisions...
  2. pmc Role of centralized review processes for making reimbursement decisions on new health technologies in Europe
    Tania Stafinski
    Health Technology and Policy Unit
    Clinicoecon Outcomes Res 3:117-86. 2011
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint To fund or not to fund: development of a decision-making framework for the coverage of new health technologies
    Tania Stafinski
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 29:771-80. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Funding the unfundable: mechanisms for managing uncertainty in decisions on the introduction of new and innovative technologies into healthcare systems
    Tania Stafinski
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 28:113-42. 2010
    ..This article outlines challenges related to AED schemes and issues that remain unresolved...
  5. doi request reprint Health technology funding decision-making processes around the world: the same, yet different
    Tania Stafinski
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 29:475-95. 2011
    ..They include the explication of decision criteria and social values underpinning processes...
  6. doi request reprint Engaging the public in priority-setting for health technology assessment: findings from a citizens' jury
    Devidas Menon
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Health Expect 11:282-93. 2008
    ..To assess the feasibility of using a citizens' jury to elicit public values on health technologies and to develop criteria for setting priorities for health technology assessment (HTA)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Access with evidence development: an approach to introducing promising new technologies into healthcare
    Devidas Menon
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Healthc Manage Forum 24:42-56. 2011
    ..In this paper, we introduce 'Access with Evidence Development' as a possible mechanism for addressing this challenge and discuss its application to the "Zamboni procedure" for Multiple Sclerosis...
  8. doi request reprint Role of patient and public participation in health technology assessment and coverage decisions
    Devidas Menon
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, T62 2V2, Canada
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 11:75-89. 2011
    ..Nonetheless, many of the HTA agencies in developed countries have established some mechanism for seeking input from patients or the public in their processes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Priority-setting for healthcare: who, how, and is it fair?
    Devidas Menon
    Health Policy and Management Program, Department of Public Health Sciences, 10 126 Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3, Canada
    Health Policy 84:220-33. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of renal insufficiency on workforce participation in the United States: an analysis using National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III data
    Scott Klarenbach
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:1132-7. 2002
    ..End-stage renal disease is associated with workforce nonparticipation, but no previous study has assessed the impact of renal insufficiency on employment status from a population standpoint...
  11. ncbi request reprint The impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on work loss in the United States
    Don D Sin
    Department of Medicine Pulmonary Division, Institute of Health Economics, 2E4 29 Walter C Mackenzie Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2B7 Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:704-7. 2002
    ..These data suggest that COPD has a considerable adverse impact on work force participation. Based on these data, we estimate that, in 1994, COPD was responsible for work loss of approximately $9.9 billion in the U.S...
  12. ncbi request reprint Labour force participation among individuals with hepatitis C in the US
    Philip Jacobs
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta and Institute of Health Economics, 1200 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 21:565-72. 2003
    ..As a chronic disease that primarily affects younger persons, hepatitis C has the potential to influence employment considerably...
  13. ncbi request reprint Access to drugs for cancer: Does where you live matter?
    Devidas Menon
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, AB
    Can J Public Health 96:454-8. 2005
    ..This study examines inter-provincial variations in not only the content of such programs, but also the policies/processes used when considering a new drug for coverage...
  14. pmc The role of surgeons in identifying emerging technologies for health technology assessment
    Tania Stafinski
    The Health Technology and Policy Unit, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2V2
    Can J Surg 53:86-92. 2010
    ..The purpose of this project was to pilot an approach to engage physicians, specifically surgeons, in provincial horizon-scanning activities...
  15. pmc Effectiveness of photodynamic therapy for mammary and extra-mammary Paget's disease: a state of the science review
    Alexa A Nardelli
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Research Transition Facility, Edmonton, Canada
    BMC Dermatol 11:13. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of photodynamic therapy in the treatment of Paget's disease...
  16. pmc Endoscopic treatments for Barrett's esophagus: a systematic review of safety and effectiveness compared to esophagectomy
    Devidas Menon
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Room 3021, Research Transition Facility, 8308 114 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2V2, Canada
    BMC Gastroenterol 10:111. 2010
    ..This systematic review aimed to determine the safety and effectiveness of these treatments compared with esophagectomy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cerebral protection devices for use during carotid artery angioplasty with stenting: a health technology assessment
    Devidas Menon
    Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 22:119-29. 2006
    ..This study sought to examine the safety, efficacy, and economic implications of the use of cerebral protection devices during carotid artery angioplasty and stenting (CAS) in high-risk patients with severe carotid artery disease (CAD)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Bridging the "know-do" gap in healthcare priority-setting: what role has academic research played?
    Devidas Menon
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta
    Healthc Manage Forum 18:26-32. 2005
    ..First, a review of peer-reviewed literature was done to elicit the factors important to priority-setting. Second, a survey of authors of this literature was conducted to determine the value of relevant academic work to decision-making..
  19. doi request reprint Assessing the impact of deliberative processes on the views of participants: is it 'in one ear and out the other'?
    Tania Stafinski
    Associate Director, Health Technology and Policy Unit, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, CanadaProfessor, Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Health Expect 17:278-90. 2014
    ..As citizens' juries can be resource intensive, such information is required to make 'evidence-based' decisions about their use...
  20. ncbi request reprint An international survey of assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs) policies and the effects of these policies on costs, utilization, and health outcomes
    Andrea L Dunn
    Health Technology and Policy Unit, School of Public Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Room 3021, Research Transition Facility, 8308 114 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2V2, Canada Electronic address
    Health Policy 116:238-63. 2014
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  21. ncbi request reprint Barriers and facilitators to evidence-use in program management: a systematic review of the literature
    Serena Humphries
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Room 3021 Research Transition Facility 8308 114 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2V2, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:171. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to identify potential barriers and facilitators experienced by managers to the use of evidence in program management within health care organizations...
  22. doi request reprint A systematic review of the safety and effectiveness of fully implantable middle ear hearing devices: the carina and esteem systems
    Kristin Klein
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Otol Neurotol 33:916-21. 2012
    ..To examine the safety and effectiveness of fully implantable middle ear devices in the treatment of hearing loss...
  23. doi request reprint The safety and effectiveness of endoscopic and non-endoscopic approaches to the management of early esophageal cancer: a systematic review
    Paul McCann
    Health Technology and Policy Unit, University of Alberta School of Public Health, Research Transition Facility, 8308 114 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2V2
    Cancer Treat Rev 37:11-62. 2011
    ..This review assesses their safety and efficacy/effectiveness relative to traditional, non-endoscopic treatments for early esophageal cancer...
  24. pmc Photoselective vaporization of the prostate for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Tania Stafinski
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    Can Urol Assoc J 2:124-34. 2008
    ..This paper reviews the safety, efficacy, effectiveness and economics of photoselective vapourization of the prostate (PVP), compared with transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)...