Amir Shmueli

Summary

Affiliation: The Hebrew University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Deriving a risk-adjustment formula for hospital financing: integrating the impact of socio-economic status on length of stay
    Julian Perelman
    Centre Inter disciplinaire en Economie de la Santé, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels Belgium
    Soc Sci Med 66:88-98. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Health care costs during the last 12 months of life in Israel: estimation and implications for risk-adjustment
    Amir Shmueli
    Department of Health Management, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 10:257-73. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Private and public patients in public hospitals in Australia
    Amir Shmueli
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel Electronic address
    Health Policy 115:189-95. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of baseline low-dose computed tomography screening for lung cancer: the Israeli experience
    Amir Shmueli
    The Braun Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel Electronic address
    Value Health 16:922-31. 2013
  5. pmc Community healthcare in Israel: quality indicators 2007-2009
    Dena H Jaffe
    Program directorate of the National Program for Quality Indicators in Community Healthcare in Israel, Ministry of Health, Israel
    Isr J Health Policy Res 1:3. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Local availability of physicians' services as a tool for implicit risk selection
    Amir Shmueli
    The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, POB 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 84:53-60. 2013
  7. pmc Adjusting health expenditure for military spending and interest payment: Israel and the OECD countries
    Amir Shmueli
    The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, POB 12272, Jerusalem, 91120, Israel
    Isr J Health Policy Res 2:5. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Change and stability: use of complementary and alternative medicine in Israel: 1993, 2000 and 2007
    Amir Shmueli
    The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Eur J Public Health 21:254-9. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint [Economic examination of the 2006/7 update of the Israeli national list of health services]
    Amir Shmueli
    The Hebrew University
    Harefuah 147:488-92, 576. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Switching sickness funds in Israel: adverse selection or risk selection? Some insights from the analysis of the relative costs of switchers
    Amir Shmueli
    Department of Health Management, The Hebrew University School of Public Health, POB 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Health Policy 102:247-54. 2011

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Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Deriving a risk-adjustment formula for hospital financing: integrating the impact of socio-economic status on length of stay
    Julian Perelman
    Centre Inter disciplinaire en Economie de la Santé, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels Belgium
    Soc Sci Med 66:88-98. 2008
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Health care costs during the last 12 months of life in Israel: estimation and implications for risk-adjustment
    Amir Shmueli
    Department of Health Management, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 10:257-73. 2010
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Private and public patients in public hospitals in Australia
    Amir Shmueli
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel Electronic address
    Health Policy 115:189-95. 2014
    ..The nature of the private-public mix in health insurance and in health care is a major issue in most health systems...
  4. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of baseline low-dose computed tomography screening for lung cancer: the Israeli experience
    Amir Shmueli
    The Braun Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel Electronic address
    Value Health 16:922-31. 2013
    ..Cost-effectiveness must be assessed before routine LDCT screening is considered. We aimed to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of LDCT lung cancer screening in Israel...
  5. pmc Community healthcare in Israel: quality indicators 2007-2009
    Dena H Jaffe
    Program directorate of the National Program for Quality Indicators in Community Healthcare in Israel, Ministry of Health, Israel
    Isr J Health Policy Res 1:3. 2012
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  6. doi request reprint Local availability of physicians' services as a tool for implicit risk selection
    Amir Shmueli
    The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, POB 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 84:53-60. 2013
    ..Such a situation clearly represents a regulation failure and an inefficient and inequitable geographic allocation of health services...
  7. pmc Adjusting health expenditure for military spending and interest payment: Israel and the OECD countries
    Amir Shmueli
    The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, POB 12272, Jerusalem, 91120, Israel
    Isr J Health Policy Res 2:5. 2013
    ..Israel is also characterized by a relatively high share of GDP spent on security expenses and payment of public debt...
  8. doi request reprint Change and stability: use of complementary and alternative medicine in Israel: 1993, 2000 and 2007
    Amir Shmueli
    The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Eur J Public Health 21:254-9. 2011
    ..The objective of the article is to explore cross-sectional variations and temporal changes in the patterns of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) consultations in Israel in 1993, 2000 and 2007...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Economic examination of the 2006/7 update of the Israeli national list of health services]
    Amir Shmueli
    The Hebrew University
    Harefuah 147:488-92, 576. 2008
    ..The Public Committee bases its choices on clinical, ethical and social considerations, and not, in general, on the (minimal) cost per Quality Adjusted Life Year (QALY) of the technologies...
  10. doi request reprint Switching sickness funds in Israel: adverse selection or risk selection? Some insights from the analysis of the relative costs of switchers
    Amir Shmueli
    Department of Health Management, The Hebrew University School of Public Health, POB 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Health Policy 102:247-54. 2011
    ..A particular group of young joiners seems to consist of women looking for pre- and/or post-natal care. The current generous capitation rate for children provides future compensation for this first year loss...
  11. ncbi request reprint [What determines the market shares of the health funds in Israeli localities?]
    Amir Shmueli
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Harefuah 150:650-4, 688. 2011
    ..Four health funds operate nationally in Israel, but their local market shares vary dramatically across localities...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk adjustment and risk sharing: the Israeli experience
    Amir Shmueli
    Department of Health Management, The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Public Health, POB 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Health Policy 65:37-48. 2003
    ..This paper presents the Israeli experience during the first 6 years of the reformed system, focusing on issues related to the risk adjustment and risk sharing arrangements...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine in Israel: 2000 vs. 1993
    Amir Shmueli
    Hebrew University School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 6:3-8. 2004
    ..Complementary and alternative medical care has gained increasing popularity in western societies in recent years...
  14. ncbi request reprint Health and religiosity among Israeli Jews
    Amir Shmueli
    The Hebrew University School of Public Health, Department of Health Management, Jerusalem, Israel
    Eur J Public Health 17:104-11. 2007
    ..The objective of this paper is to explore the connection between self-reported health and religiosity among Israeli Jews, using several self-reported health measures...
  15. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine: Beyond users and nonusers
    Amir Shmueli
    Department of Health Management, The Hebrew University, POB 12272, Jerusalem, Israel
    Complement Ther Med 14:261-7. 2006
    ..Studies of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) commonly distinguish between "users" and "nonusers"...
  16. doi request reprint Does greater exposure to own-health data make a difference on the visual analog scale?
    Amir Shmueli
    Department of Health Management, The Hebrew University, P O B 12272, Jerusalem, 91120, Israel
    Eur J Health Econ 9:63-7. 2008
    ..The use of the VAS measure, without any other preparation, seems to invoke the own-health data needed to report an accurate evaluation of health-related quality of life at any point in time...
  17. doi request reprint Who switches sickness funds in Israel?
    Amir Shmueli
    Department of Health Management, The Hebrew University and the Gertner Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    Health Econ Policy Law 2:251-65. 2007
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint The relationship between the visual analog scale and the SF-36 scales in the general population: an update
    Amir Shmueli
    Department of Health Management, The Hebrew University, POB 12272, Jerusalem, Israel
    Med Decis Making 24:61-3. 2004
    ..To update the 1993 relationship between the visual analog scale (VAS) and the 8 SF-36 scales found in the Israeli Jewish urban population aged 45 to 75 years and reported in Medical Decision Making...
  19. pmc The Visual Analog rating Scale of health-related quality of life: an examination of end-digit preferences
    Amir Shmueli
    Department of Health Management, The Hebrew University, POB 12272 Jerusalem, Israel
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:71. 2005
    ..The objective of this paper is to examine the measurement error (rounding) explanation for the higher prevalence of VAS scores ending with a zero, and to provide an alternative interpretation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Israelis evaluate their health care system before and after the introduction of the national health insurance law
    Amir Shmueli
    Department of Health Management, Hadassah School of Public Health and the Gertner Institute, The Hebrew University, PO Box 12272, 91120, Jerusalem, Israel
    Health Policy 63:279-87. 2003
    ..Policy makers should find ways to assure that reforms, which might be necessary for a more efficient allocation of resources from society's point of view, will also respond to the individuals' expectations...
  21. ncbi request reprint Health behavior and religiosity among Israeli Jews
    Amir Shmueli
    Department of Health Management, Hebrew University School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:703-7. 2007
    ..The lower smoking rates, lower levels of stress, and the healthier dietary regime are consistent with the previously shown longer life expectancy of religious people; however, obesity might become a risk factor in this community...
  22. ncbi request reprint Assessing the in-hospital survival benefits of intensive care
    Amir Shmueli
    Department of Health Management, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 21:66-72. 2005
    ..The objective of this study is to assess the differential survival benefits of a general intensive care unit (ICU) by acute diagnoses and by Acute Physiological and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE II) scores...
  23. ncbi request reprint Population health and income inequality: new evidence from Israeli time-series analysis
    Amir Shmueli
    The Hebrew University and the Gertner Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Epidemiol 33:311-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this paper is to examine that relationship using Israeli time-series data, and considering three types of income: economic, pre-tax, and disposable...
  24. ncbi request reprint Costs of appropriate and inappropriate use of antibiotics in the emergency department
    Moyinoluwa Ojeniran
    Hadassah Hebrew University School of Public Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 12:742-6. 2010
    ..Prior to this study, no in-depth information was available on antibiotic use patterns in the emergency department of Hadassah Medical Center...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Towards the inclusion of health state in the Israeli risk-adjustment scheme using medical diagnoses--some intermediate results]
    Amir Shmueli
    Hebrew University
    Harefuah 144:173-7, 231. 2005
    ..Since 1995, the Israeli risk-adjustment is based only on age, while, in many similar systems, considerable effort has been made to include health state as a risk-adjuster...
  26. ncbi request reprint Reporting heterogeneity in the measurement of health and health-related quality of life
    Amir Shmueli
    The Hebrew University and the Gertner Institute, Israel
    Pharmacoeconomics 20:405-12. 2002
    ..To investigate heterogeneity (systematic and observable variation) in health or health-related quality-of-life reports across population groups, for a given level of 'true health'...
  27. doi request reprint Financing the package of services during the first decade of the national health insurance law in Israel: trends and issues
    Amir Shmueli
    The Hebrew University, The Gertner Institute, Israel
    Health Policy 87:273-84. 2008
    ..After 10 years of experience, the system might need refreshment and policy amendments that will correspond to its original aspirations...
  28. doi request reprint Economic evaluation of the decisions of the Israeli Public Committee for updating the National List of Health Services in 2006/2007
    Amir Shmueli
    The Hebrew University and the Gertner Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    Value Health 12:202-6. 2009
    ..The present article includes an ex post economic examination of the PC's 2006/2007 decisions...
  29. ncbi request reprint It might be premature to reject the assumption of a power curve relationship between VAS and SG data: three comments on Stevens, McCabe and Brazier's 'Mapping between VAS and SG data; results from the UK HUI Index 2 valuation survey'
    Amir Shmueli
    The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Health Econ 16:755-8; discussion 759-761. 2007
    ..2) The evaluation of the functional forms in terms of the individual predictions' mean absolute error is misleading and (3) correcting for heteroscedasticity improves the precision of the estimates and of the predictions...
  30. ncbi request reprint The effects of introducing prospective payments to general hospitals on length of stay, quality of care, and hospitals' income: the early experience of Israel
    Amir Shmueli
    Department of Health Management, School of Public Health, the Hebrew University Hadassah, Jerusalem, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 55:981-9. 2002
    ..Further analysis will be required to examine the long-run implications of the change as well as its effect on the rest of the general inpatient sector in Israel...
  31. ncbi request reprint Impact of pharmaceutical regulation and policies on health system performance goals in Israel
    Philip Sax
    Centre for Drug Studies, PHARMA Drug Bulletin, Jerusalem, Israel
    Adv Health Econ Health Serv Res 22:77-101. 2010
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Carrier screening for Gaucher disease: lessons for low-penetrance, treatable diseases
    Shachar Zuckerman
    Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    JAMA 298:1281-90. 2007
    ..Carrier screening for GD is controversial because common type 1 GD is often asymptomatic and effective treatment exists. However, screening is offered to Ashkenazi Jews worldwide and has been offered in Israel since 1995...
  33. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic and demographic variation in health and in its measures: the issue of reporting heterogeneity
    Amir Shmueli
    Department of Health Management, The Hebrew University School of Public Health, P O Box 12272 91120, Jerusalem, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 57:125-34. 2003
    ..The main implication of reporting heterogeneity on the common uses of self-reported health measures is the need to adjust the measures not only for the determinants of health but also for the determinants of reporting heterogeneity...
  34. ncbi request reprint It's time to choose the study design!: net benefit analysis of alternative study designs to acquire information for evaluation of health technologies
    Oren Shavit
    School of Pharmacy, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Pharmacoeconomics 25:903-11. 2007
    ..Deducting the result retrieved for the retrospective design from that of the RCT design gives the net information benefit...
  35. ncbi request reprint Optimizing admissions to an intensive care unit
    Amir Shmueli
    Department of Health Management School of Public Health, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, P O Box 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Health Care Manag Sci 6:131-6. 2003
    ..9%. Implementing the more complex optimal bed specific hurdle policy would save an additional 1.4 statistical lives annually beyond what can be achieved with FCFS-H, a marginal improvement of only 1.2%...
  36. ncbi request reprint Risk adjustment and risk selection on the sickness fund insurance market in five European countries
    Wynand P M M van de Ven
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 65:75-98. 2003
    ..That would enhance solidarity, cost-control, efficiency and client satisfaction in a system of competing, risk-bearing sickness funds...
  37. ncbi request reprint Development of a capitation scale for IDF career soldiers in Israel
    Racheli Magnezi
    Department of Health Systems Management, School of Health Sciences, The Ariel College of Judea and Samaria
    Health Policy 80:459-64. 2007
    ....