David L B Schwappach

Summary

Affiliation: University of Witten/Herdecke
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [An empirical analysis of patients' preference of setting for outpatient arthroscopic surgery]
    D L B Schwappach
    Fakultät für Medizin, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Witten
    Chirurg 77:166-72. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Are preferences for equality a matter of perspective?
    David L B Schwappach
    University Witten Herdecke, Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Medicine, Witten, Germany
    Med Decis Making 25:449-59. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Preferences for disclosure: the case of bedside rationing
    David L B Schwappach
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Medicine, University Witten Herdecke, Alfred Herrhausen Str 50, Witten, 58448 Germany
    Soc Sci Med 59:1891-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint What makes an error unacceptable? A factorial survey on the disclosure of medical errors
    David L B Schwappach
    University Witten Herdecke, Health Policy and Management, Witten, Germany
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:317-26. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Women's experiences with low-risk singleton in-hospital delivery in Switzerland
    D L B Schwappach
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Medicine, University of Witten Herdecke, Witten, Germany
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:103-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint 'Emerge': Benchmarking of clinical performance and patients' experiences with emergency care in Switzerland
    David L B Schwappach
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Medicine, University Witten Herdecke, Witten, Germany
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:473-85. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint [How are quality-adjusted life years defined in German studies?]
    D L Schwappach
    Universitat Witten Herdecke, Witten
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 131:2004-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Does location matter? A study of the public's preferences for surgical care provision
    David L B Schwappach
    Faculty of Medicine, University Witten Herdecke, Witten, Germany
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:259-64. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint "Quick and dirty numbers"? The reliability of a stated-preference technique for the measurement of preferences for resource allocation
    David L B Schwappach
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Medicine, University Witten Herdecke, Alfred Herrhausen Str 50, 58448 Witten, Germany
    J Health Econ 25:432-48. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Does it matter who you are or what you gain? An experimental study of preferences for resource allocation
    David L B Schwappach
    University Witten Herdecke, Department of Health Policy and Management, Witten, Germany
    Health Econ 12:255-67. 2003

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint [An empirical analysis of patients' preference of setting for outpatient arthroscopic surgery]
    D L B Schwappach
    Fakultät für Medizin, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Witten
    Chirurg 77:166-72. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate patient preferences of setting for outpatient surgery--office-based, hospital-based, or inpatient care environment--and the factors relevant to their decision...
  2. ncbi request reprint Are preferences for equality a matter of perspective?
    David L B Schwappach
    University Witten Herdecke, Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Medicine, Witten, Germany
    Med Decis Making 25:449-59. 2005
    ..This study investigated whether the perspective individuals are asked to adopt affects their priority setting decisions and the likelihood of assigning equal value to health care programs...
  3. ncbi request reprint Preferences for disclosure: the case of bedside rationing
    David L B Schwappach
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Medicine, University Witten Herdecke, Alfred Herrhausen Str 50, Witten, 58448 Germany
    Soc Sci Med 59:1891-7. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint What makes an error unacceptable? A factorial survey on the disclosure of medical errors
    David L B Schwappach
    University Witten Herdecke, Health Policy and Management, Witten, Germany
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:317-26. 2004
    ..Although the importance of disclosing medical errors to patients has been argued, little is known about the relative effect of different attributes of error handling and communication on patients' judgments about errors...
  5. ncbi request reprint Women's experiences with low-risk singleton in-hospital delivery in Switzerland
    D L B Schwappach
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Medicine, University of Witten Herdecke, Witten, Germany
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:103-9. 2004
    ..To assess maternal and neonatal clinical short-term outcomes and women's experiences with singleton low-risk in-hospital deliveries in a routine care setting...
  6. ncbi request reprint 'Emerge': Benchmarking of clinical performance and patients' experiences with emergency care in Switzerland
    David L B Schwappach
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Medicine, University Witten Herdecke, Witten, Germany
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:473-85. 2003
    ..To assess the effects of uniform indicator measurement and group benchmarking followed by hospital-specific activities on clinical performance measures and patients' experiences with emergency care in Switzerland...
  7. ncbi request reprint [How are quality-adjusted life years defined in German studies?]
    D L Schwappach
    Universitat Witten Herdecke, Witten
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 131:2004-9. 2006
    ..what populations are the utility values based that are necessary for calculating quality-adjusted life years (QALYs); (2) by what method were the data generated; and (3) how was the construction of the health-related results documented?..
  8. ncbi request reprint Does location matter? A study of the public's preferences for surgical care provision
    David L B Schwappach
    Faculty of Medicine, University Witten Herdecke, Witten, Germany
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:259-64. 2007
    ..However, little is known about potential patients' preferences for surgical care provision. The aim of this study was to investigate the general public's preferences towards location and other attributes of surgical treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint "Quick and dirty numbers"? The reliability of a stated-preference technique for the measurement of preferences for resource allocation
    David L B Schwappach
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Medicine, University Witten Herdecke, Alfred Herrhausen Str 50, 58448 Witten, Germany
    J Health Econ 25:432-48. 2006
    ..We found no evidence that respondents were making easy choices or arbitrarily "clicked" through the survey...
  10. ncbi request reprint Does it matter who you are or what you gain? An experimental study of preferences for resource allocation
    David L B Schwappach
    University Witten Herdecke, Department of Health Policy and Management, Witten, Germany
    Health Econ 12:255-67. 2003
    ..The approach described can be used to analyze the importance people place on different attributes in resource allocation decisions and to study preferences for the final distribution of resources...
  11. doi request reprint Queer quit: gay smokers' perspectives on a culturally specific smoking cessation service
    David L B Schwappach
    Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Zurich, Switzerland and Faculty of Medicine, University Witten Herdecke, Witten, Germany
    Health Expect 12:383-95. 2009
    ..The prevalence of smoking is high among gay males. The need for culturally specific support has been acknowledged, but little is known about gay men's perspectives on such adapted interventions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Resource allocation, social values and the QALY: a review of the debate and empirical evidence
    David L B Schwappach
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Medicine, University Witten Herdecke, Witten, Germany
    Health Expect 5:210-22. 2002
    ..Recent approaches that aim to capture public preferences more comprehensively and to better reflect the value attributed to different health-care programmes in economic evaluation methods are outlined briefly...
  13. ncbi request reprint Selective COX-2 inhibitors: a health economic perspective
    David L B Schwappach
    Lehrstuhl für Gesundheitspolitik und management, Fakultät der Medizin, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Alfred Herrhausen Strasse 50, D 58448 Witten, Germany
    Wien Med Wochenschr 153:116-22. 2003
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  14. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of preventable adverse drug events: a review of the literature
    Nicoletta C von Laue
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University Witten Herdecke, Witten, Germany
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 115:407-15. 2003
    ..The objective of this article is to review the literature of ADEs and their preventability, and to report on their incidences, characteristics, risk factors, costs and prevention strategies...
  15. doi request reprint Smoking behavior, intention to quit, and preferences toward cessation programs among gay men in Zurich, Switzerland
    David L B Schwappach
    University Witten Herdecke, Faculty of Medicine, and Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Zurich
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1783-7. 2008
    ..Gay health care organizations serve as important door openers to communicate the serious health threats for gay men caused by smoking, and may play an important role in attracting men to cessation services...
  16. pmc The equivalence of numbers: the social value of avoiding health decline: an experimental Web-based study
    David L B Schwappach
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Medicine University Witten Herdecke, Witten, Germany
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2:3. 2002
    ..This experimental study investigates the social value people place on avoiding (further) health decline when directly compared to curative treatments in resource allocation decisions...
  17. pmc HEE-GER: a systematic review of German economic evaluations of health care published 1990-2004
    David L B Schwappach
    Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Konradrstrasse 32, 8031 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:7. 2007
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  18. pmc An integrated model of care to counter high incidence of HIV and sexually transmitted diseases in men who have sex with men - initial analysis of service utilizers in Zurich
    David L B Schwappach
    Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 8:180. 2008
    ..We describe first experiences with the new service and report the characteristics of the population that utilized it...
  19. ncbi request reprint Accounting for tastes: a German perspective on the inclusion of patient preferences in healthcare
    Florian Vogt
    International Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg Medical School, Heidelberg, Germany
    Pharmacoeconomics 24:419-23. 2006
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  20. ncbi request reprint [The economics of mental health and health care- a blind spot?]
    David L B Schwappach
    Institut für Sucht und Gesundheitsforschung ISGF Zürich
    Neuropsychiatr 21:18-28. 2007
    ..Causes underlying the reservation towards mental disorders in health economics are being discussed and future perspectives are outlined...
  21. ncbi request reprint The economic evaluation of prevention--let's talk about values and the case of discounting
    David L B Schwappach
    Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction ISGF, WHO Collaborating Centre for Substance Abuse, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Public Health 52:335-6. 2007
  22. pmc Psychosocial health risk factors and resources of medical students and physicians: a cross-sectional study
    Edgar Voltmer
    Department of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Friedensau Adventist University, An der Ihle 19, 39291 Friedensau, Germany
    BMC Med Educ 8:46. 2008
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  23. pmc "Against the silence": development and first results of a patient survey to assess experiences of safety-related events in hospital
    David L B Schwappach
    Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Konradstrasse 32, 8031 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:59. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to develop and pilot test a brief patient safety survey applicable to inpatient care in Swiss hospitals...