Arash Rashidian

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Affiliation: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Country: Iran

Publications

  1. pmc A conceptual framework for evaluation of public health and primary care system performance in iran
    Nader Jahanmehr
    1 Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 2 Department of Global Health and Public Policy, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 3 Knowledge Utilization Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Glob J Health Sci 7:341-57. 2015
  2. doi request reprint The effectiveness of regionalization of perinatal care services--a systematic review
    A Rashidian
    Knowledge Utilization Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Electronic address
    Public Health 128:872-85. 2014
  3. pmc Using data mining to detect health care fraud and abuse: a review of literature
    Hossein Joudaki
    Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Glob J Health Sci 7:194-202. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Hospitalization and catastrophic medical payment: evidence from hospitals located in Tehran
    Hesam Ghiasvand
    Health Management and Economics Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 17:507-13. 2014
  5. pmc General practitioners' intentions and prescribing for asthma: using the theory of planned behavior to explain guideline implementation
    Arash Rashidian
    Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
    Int J Prev Med 3:17-28. 2012
  6. pmc Guidelines for guidelines: are they up to the task? A comparative assessment of clinical practice guideline development handbooks
    Shabnam Ansari
    Students Scientific Research Center, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    PLoS ONE 7:e49864. 2012
  7. pmc Psychometric Properties of the Iranian Version of Resources and Support for Chronic Illness Self-management Scale in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
    Elham Shakibazadeh
    Department of Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran
    Int J Prev Med 3:84-90. 2012
  8. pmc Assessing the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of audit and feedback on physician's prescribing indicators: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial with economic evaluation
    Fatemeh Soleymani
    Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Management, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences TUMS, Tehran, Iran
    Daru 20:88. 2012
  9. pmc No evidence of the effect of the interventions to combat health care fraud and abuse: a systematic review of literature
    Arash Rashidian
    Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran, Iran
    PLoS ONE 7:e41988. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Development of a Farsi translation of the AGREE instrument, and the effects of group discussion on improving the reliability of the scores
    Arash Rashidian
    Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:676-81. 2012

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  1. pmc A conceptual framework for evaluation of public health and primary care system performance in iran
    Nader Jahanmehr
    1 Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 2 Department of Global Health and Public Policy, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 3 Knowledge Utilization Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Glob J Health Sci 7:341-57. 2015
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  2. doi request reprint The effectiveness of regionalization of perinatal care services--a systematic review
    A Rashidian
    Knowledge Utilization Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Electronic address
    Public Health 128:872-85. 2014
    ..The interventional studies have been assessed for robust evidence on the effectiveness of perinatal regionalization on improving maternal and neonatal health outcomes...
  3. pmc Using data mining to detect health care fraud and abuse: a review of literature
    Hossein Joudaki
    Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Glob J Health Sci 7:194-202. 2015
    ..Ultimately, based on available studies, we recommend seven general steps to data mining of health care claims. ..
  4. doi request reprint Hospitalization and catastrophic medical payment: evidence from hospitals located in Tehran
    Hesam Ghiasvand
    Health Management and Economics Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 17:507-13. 2014
    ..We aimed to calculate the proportion of hospitalized patients exposed to catastrophic medical payments, its determinant factors and its distribution...
  5. pmc General practitioners' intentions and prescribing for asthma: using the theory of planned behavior to explain guideline implementation
    Arash Rashidian
    Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
    Int J Prev Med 3:17-28. 2012
    ..In this study we used the TPB to explain general practitioners (GPs) intentions and prescribing in accordance with asthma clinical guidelines...
  6. pmc Guidelines for guidelines: are they up to the task? A comparative assessment of clinical practice guideline development handbooks
    Shabnam Ansari
    Students Scientific Research Center, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    PLoS ONE 7:e49864. 2012
    ..We aimed to identify the main guideline development tasks, assign weights to the importance of each task using expert opinions and identify the handbooks that provided a comprehensive coverage of the tasks...
  7. pmc Psychometric Properties of the Iranian Version of Resources and Support for Chronic Illness Self-management Scale in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
    Elham Shakibazadeh
    Department of Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran
    Int J Prev Med 3:84-90. 2012
    ..This article is a report of psychometric testing of the Farsi version of Resources and Support for Chronic Illness Self-management (RSSM) scale...
  8. pmc Assessing the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of audit and feedback on physician's prescribing indicators: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial with economic evaluation
    Fatemeh Soleymani
    Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Management, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences TUMS, Tehran, Iran
    Daru 20:88. 2012
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  9. pmc No evidence of the effect of the interventions to combat health care fraud and abuse: a systematic review of literature
    Arash Rashidian
    Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran, Iran
    PLoS ONE 7:e41988. 2012
    ..We aimed to identify, categorize and assess the effectiveness of the interventions to combat health care fraud and abuse...
  10. doi request reprint Development of a Farsi translation of the AGREE instrument, and the effects of group discussion on improving the reliability of the scores
    Arash Rashidian
    Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:676-81. 2012
    ..We considered the effect of group discussion in improving the reliability of scores...
  11. doi request reprint Intentions and statins prescribing: can the theory of planned behaviour explain physician behaviour in following guideline recommendations?
    Arash Rashidian
    Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Eval Clin Pract 17:749-57. 2011
    ..Few studies have assessed the utility of the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) in explaining physicians' behaviour. This study uses the TPB for explaining physicians' implementation of guidelines' prescribing recommendations...
  12. doi request reprint Differences in the contents of two randomized surveys of GPs' prescribing intentions affected response rates
    Arash Rashidian
    Center for Academic and Health Policy CAHP, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:718-21. 2008
    ..We investigated the differences in response rates and the presence of response bias in two randomized surveys of prescribing intentions for statins and asthma...
  13. ncbi request reprint Falling on stony ground? A qualitative study of implementation of clinical guidelines' prescribing recommendations in primary care
    Arash Rashidian
    Center for Academic and Health Policy CAHP, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Health Policy 85:148-61. 2008
    ..We aimed to explore key themes for the implementation of guidelines' prescribing recommendations...
  14. pmc Graduate entry to medicine in Iran
    Saharnaz Nedjat
    School of Public Health, Center of Academic and Health Policy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Med Educ 8:47. 2008
    ..We assessed the opinions of different stakeholders on the current situation of admission into medicine in Iran, and their views on positive and negative aspects of admitting graduates into medicine...
  15. pmc Improving Fraud and Abuse Detection in General Physician Claims: A Data Mining Study
    Hossein Joudaki
    Health Economics Group, Social Security Organization, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Health Policy Manag 5:165-72. 2015
    ..We aimed to identify the indicators of healthcare fraud and abuse in general physicians' drug prescription claims, and to identify a subset of general physicians that were more likely to have committed fraud and abuse...
  16. doi request reprint Didactic Lecture Versus Interactive Workshop for Continuing Pharmacy Education on Reproductive Health: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Mohammadreza Javadi
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy and Research Center for Rational Use of Drugs, Tehran Universality of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eval Health Prof 38:404-18. 2015
    ..In conclusion, an interactive workshop might not be superior to lecture-based training for improving pharmacists' knowledge and attitudes in a 1-day CPE meeting. ..
  17. pmc Cesarean section rate in Iran, multidimensional approaches for behavioral change of providers: a qualitative study
    Bahareh Yazdizadeh
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:159. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to identify barriers of reduce the cesarean section rate in Iran, as perceived by obstetricians and midwives as the main behavioral change target groups...
  18. doi request reprint Effect of a community pharmacist-delivered diabetes support program for patients receiving specialty medical care: a randomized controlled trial
    Zahra Jahangard-Rafsanjani
    Clinical Pharmacy Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Dr Jahangard Rafsanjani, Dr Radfar Research Center for Rational Use of Drugs, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Dr Sarayani, Dr Ashouri Community and Institutional Pharmacies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Dr Nosrati Prevention of Metabolic Disorders Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Science, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Dr Saadat Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Pubic Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Dr Rashidian Research Center for Rational Use of Drugs and Clinical Pharmacy Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Dr Hadjibabaie, Dr Javadi, Dr Gholami
    Diabetes Educ 41:127-35. 2015
    ..The purpose of the study was to investigate the efficacy of a community pharmacist-delivered diabetes support program for patients receiving specialty medical care in a middle-income country (Iran)...
  19. doi request reprint Comparing the cognitive, personality and moral characteristics of high school and graduate medical entrants to the Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran
    Saharnaz Nedjat
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Med Teach 35:e1632-7. 2013
    ..Tehran University of Medical Sciences has two streams of medical student admission: an established high school entry (HSE) route and an experimental graduate entry (GE) route...
  20. doi request reprint Inequality in household catastrophic health care expenditure in a low-income society of Iran
    Zahra Kavosi
    Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Health Policy Plan 27:613-23. 2012
    ..We assessed change in household catastrophic health care expenditures (CHE) and inequality in facing such expenditures in south-west Tehran...
  21. pmc Self-monitoring of blood pressure for improving adherence to antihypertensive medicines and blood pressure control: a randomized controlled trial
    Masumeh Hosseininasab
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Hypertens 27:1339-45. 2014
    ..Self-monitoring is reported to have limited efficacy for hypertension management in high-income countries. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the effect of self-monitoring on blood pressure (BP) control in an Iranian population...
  22. pmc The perspectives of Iranian physicians and patients towards patient decision aids: a qualitative study
    Hamideh Rashidian
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Res Notes 6:379. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to describe physicians' and patients' viewpoints on the barriers and limitations of using patient decision aids in Iran, their proposed solutions, and, the benefits of using these tools...
  23. doi request reprint Pharmaceutical policies: effects of financial incentives for prescribers
    Arash Rashidian
    Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Poursina Ave, Tehran, Iran, 1417613191
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 8:CD006731. 2015
    ..This is the first update of the original version of this review...
  24. doi request reprint Using an Analytical Framework to Explain the Formation of Primary Health Care in Rural Iran in the 1980s
    Esmaeil Moshiri
    Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Deputy for Health Affairs, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 19:16-22. 2016
    ..Using a policy analysis approach unfolds the details of implementation in a context which was not overtly convenient for a great health system reform...
  25. pmc Willingness to pay for the social health insurance in Iran
    Shirin Nosratnejad
    Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Glob J Health Sci 6:154-63. 2014
    ..Hence, it is essential to gather reliable information about the amount of Willingness To Pay (WTP) for health insurance. We assessed the WTP for health insurance in Iran in order to suggest an affordable social health insurance...
  26. pmc Low utilisation of diabetes medicines in Iran, despite their affordability (2000-2012): a time-series and benchmarking study
    Amir Sarayani
    Research Center for Rational Use of Drugs, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMJ Open 4:e005859. 2014
    ..Limited data exist on the status of access to diabetes medicines in LMICs. We assessed the utilisation and affordability of diabetes medicines in Iran as a middle-income country...
  27. pmc The impact of rural health system reform on hospitalization rates in the Islamic Republic of Iran: an interrupted time series
    Arash Rashidian
    Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Poursina Ave, Tehran 1417613191, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Bull World Health Organ 91:942-9. 2013
    ..To assess the effects on hospital utilization rates of a major health system reform - a family physician programme and a social protection scheme - undertaken in rural areas of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 2005...
  28. pmc Only One Third of Tehran's Physicians are Familiar with 'Evidence-Based Clinical Guidelines'
    Leila Mounesan
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Knowledge Utilization Research Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Prev Med 4:349-57. 2013
    ..Although, efforts have been made to produce clinical guidelines in Iran, it is not clear whether they have been used by physicians and what factors are associated with them?...
  29. doi request reprint Taxi drivers' views on risky driving behavior in Tehran: a qualitative study using a social marketing approach
    Mohsen Shams
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Poursina Ave, Tehran, Iran
    Accid Anal Prev 43:646-51. 2011
    ..The focus group guided the development of a social marketing program to reduce risky driving behaviors in taxi drivers in Tehran, Iran...
  30. doi request reprint The Incidence, Nature and Consequences of Adverse Events in Iranian Hospitals
    Ali Akbari Sari
    Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 18:811-5. 2015
    ..Identifying the extent, nature and consequences of adverse events is an important step in preventing adverse events and their consequences which is the subject of this study...
  31. ncbi request reprint Multivariate Analysis of Factors Influencing Length of Hospital Stay after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery in Tehran, Iran
    Amin Torabipour
    Department of Health Services Management, School of Health, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran AND Department of Health Economics and Management, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Acta Med Iran 54:124-33. 2016
    ..We concluded that some significant factors influencing hospital stay after CABG were predictable and modifiable by hospital managers and decision makers to manage hospital beds. ..
  32. pmc Family medicine in Iran: facing the health system challenges
    Reza Esmaeili
    Department of Health Economics, School of Health Management and Information Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Glob J Health Sci 7:260-6. 2015
    ..Around the world, family medicine recognized as a core discipline for strengthening primary health care setting...
  33. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of mammography screening for breast cancer in a low socioeconomic group of Iranian women
    Eshagh Barfar
    1 Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 2 Health Promotion Research Center, School of Public Health, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan
    Arch Iran Med 17:241-5. 2014
    ..It is important to ensure that screening programs are effective and efficient. We conducted a study to assess the cost-effectiveness of a national breast cancer screening program implemented in Iran...
  34. doi request reprint Academic disintegrity among medical students: a randomised response technique study
    Sameh Mortaz Hejri
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Department of Public Health, Tehran, Iran
    Med Educ 47:144-53. 2013
    ..The main purpose of this study was to investigate the frequency of and attitudes towards academic disintegrity among medical students at Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS)...
  35. doi request reprint Efficacy of continuing education in improving pharmacists' competencies for providing weight management service: three-arm randomized controlled trial
    Amir Sarayani
    Research Center for Rational Use of Drugs, Faculty of Pharmacy, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 32:163-73. 2012
    ..Lack of expertise is one of the key barriers to counseling obese patients. We evaluated the comparative efficacy of three alternative continuing education (CE) meetings on weight management...
  36. doi request reprint Nutritional screening for improving professional practice for patient outcomes in hospital and primary care settings
    Amir Houshang Omidvari
    Knowledge Utilization Research Center KURC, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 16 Azar, Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD005539. 2013
    ..Screening programmes can invoke costs to health systems and patients. It is therefore important to assess the effectiveness of nutritional screening programmes...
  37. doi request reprint Assessing and comparing the short-term effects of TPB only and TPB plus implementation intentions interventions on snacking behavior in Iranian adolescent girls: a cluster randomized trial
    Akram Karimi-Shahanjarini
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health, Hamedan University of Medical Sciences, Hamedan, Iran
    Am J Health Promot 27:152-61. 2013
    ..In this study we assessed and compared the short-term effects of TPB-only intervention and TPB plus implementation intentions intervention on snacking behavior and intention to consume unhealthy snacks in Iranian adolescent girls...
  38. pmc Parental willingness to pay for child safety seats in Mashad, Iran
    Lida Jarahi
    Sina Trauma Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    BMC Public Health 11:281. 2011
    ..The purpose of this research was to determine the parental willingness to pay (WTP) for child restraints in Mashad, the second most populated city in Iran with one of the highest rates of road traffic-related deaths...
  39. pmc Service quality of private hospitals: the Iranian patients' perspective
    Asghar Zarei
    Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:31. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the different dimensions of the service quality in the private hospitals of Iran and evaluating the service quality from the patients' perspective...
  40. pmc Developing criteria for cesarean section using the RAND appropriateness method
    Rahim Ostovar
    Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:52. 2010
    ..Disagreement exists between clinicians about when to use cesarean section. We aimed to identify the appropriateness criteria for the use of cesarean section in Iran...
  41. doi request reprint Promoting development and use of systematic reviews in a developing country
    Reza Yousefi-Nooraie
    Center for Academic and Health Policy, and Systematic Review Working Team, Students Scientific Research Center SSRC, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:1029-34. 2009
    ..We assessed the views of researchers, decision makers and research policy makers on how the development and usage of evidence from systematic reviews can be promoted in a country with limited resources...
  42. doi request reprint Evaluating clinical practice guidelines developed for the management of thyroid nodules and thyroid cancers and assessing the reliability and validity of the AGREE instrument
    Shirin Irani
    Students Scientific Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Eval Clin Pract 17:729-36. 2011
    ..We also evaluated the reliability and validity of the AGREE instrument and summarized the key recommendations of the appraised guidelines...