Arash Rashidian

Summary

Affiliation: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Country: Iran

Publications

  1. ncbi 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications27

  1. ncbi 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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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  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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?...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...