Veronika J Wirtz

Summary

Country: Mexico

Publications

  1. pmc Factors influencing global antiretroviral procurement prices
    Veronika J Wirtz
    Center for Health System Research, National Institute of Public Health, Mexico
    BMC Public Health 9:S6. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient-doctor decision-making about treatment within the consultation--a critical analysis of models
    Veronika Wirtz
    Department of Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:116-24. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Reimbursement decisions in health policy--extending our understanding of the elements of decision-making
    Veronika Wirtz
    Department of Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of London, UK
    Health Policy 73:330-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in antibiotic utilization in eight Latin American countries, 1997-2007
    Veronika J Wirtz
    Health Systems Research Centre, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 27:219-25. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Pharmacy customers' knowledge of side effects of purchased medicines in Mexico
    Veronika J Wirtz
    Center for Health Systems Research, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Trop Med Int Health 14:93-100. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Optimizing HIV treatment programs
    Sergio Bautista-Arredondo
    Center for Evaluation Research and Surveys, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 5:232-6. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Organizational elements of health service related to a reduction in maternal mortality: the cases of Chile and Colombia
    Myriam Ruiz-Rodríguez
    Department of Public Health Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Colombia
    Health Policy 90:149-55. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Heterogeneous effects of health insurance on out-of-pocket expenditure on medicines in Mexico
    Veronika J Wirtz
    Center for Health Systems Research, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Value Health 15:593-603. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Use of antibacterial fixed-dose combinations in the private sector in eight Latin American Countries between 1999 and 2009
    Veronika J Wirtz
    Center for Health Systems Research, National Institute of Public Health Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Trop Med Int Health 18:416-25. 2013
  10. pmc Ambulatory health service users' experience of waiting time and expenditure and factors associated with the perception of low quality of care in Mexico
    Alma Lucila Sauceda-Valenzuela
    Center for Health Systems Research, National Institute of Public Health, Mexico
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:178. 2010

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Factors influencing global antiretroviral procurement prices
    Veronika J Wirtz
    Center for Health System Research, National Institute of Public Health, Mexico
    BMC Public Health 9:S6. 2009
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient-doctor decision-making about treatment within the consultation--a critical analysis of models
    Veronika Wirtz
    Department of Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:116-24. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Reimbursement decisions in health policy--extending our understanding of the elements of decision-making
    Veronika Wirtz
    Department of Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of London, UK
    Health Policy 73:330-8. 2005
    ..Complementing the analysis of decision-making about reimbursement by incorporating these factors could increase our understanding and potentially improve decision-making...
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in antibiotic utilization in eight Latin American countries, 1997-2007
    Veronika J Wirtz
    Health Systems Research Centre, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 27:219-25. 2010
    ..To describe the trends in antibiotic utilization in eight Latin American countries between 1997-2007..
  5. doi request reprint Pharmacy customers' knowledge of side effects of purchased medicines in Mexico
    Veronika J Wirtz
    Center for Health Systems Research, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Trop Med Int Health 14:93-100. 2009
    ..To analyse pharmacy customers' knowledge and information sources about side effects of medicines they purchased and factors associated with this knowledge...
  6. doi request reprint Optimizing HIV treatment programs
    Sergio Bautista-Arredondo
    Center for Evaluation Research and Surveys, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 5:232-6. 2010
    ..Increasing demand for HIV treatment and limited resource availability will require the optimization of treatment programming to not only improve individual treatment outcomes, but also to maximize overall benefit for available resources...
  7. doi request reprint Organizational elements of health service related to a reduction in maternal mortality: the cases of Chile and Colombia
    Myriam Ruiz-Rodríguez
    Department of Public Health Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Colombia
    Health Policy 90:149-55. 2009
    ..The state is the driver and modulator for these changes, particularly in the reform processes in which there are multiples key actors...
  8. doi request reprint Heterogeneous effects of health insurance on out-of-pocket expenditure on medicines in Mexico
    Veronika J Wirtz
    Center for Health Systems Research, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Value Health 15:593-603. 2012
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Use of antibacterial fixed-dose combinations in the private sector in eight Latin American Countries between 1999 and 2009
    Veronika J Wirtz
    Center for Health Systems Research, National Institute of Public Health Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Trop Med Int Health 18:416-25. 2013
    ..To assesses the safety and rationale of antibacterial fixed-dose combinations in the private sector in Latin America and determine the extent of their use...
  10. pmc Ambulatory health service users' experience of waiting time and expenditure and factors associated with the perception of low quality of care in Mexico
    Alma Lucila Sauceda-Valenzuela
    Center for Health Systems Research, National Institute of Public Health, Mexico
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:178. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to define reference points for some aspects of health care quality and to analyze which HSU experiences resulted in perceptions of overall low quality of care...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Challenges and opportunities for the development of a national pharmaceutical policy in México]
    Veronika J Wirtz
    Centro de Investigación en Sistemas de Salud, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 55:329-36. 2013
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe the challenges and opportunities to (1) consolidate the processes of formulating, implementing and evaluating NPP, and (2) define the policy content with regard to access and use of medicines. ..
  12. pmc Financing HIV programming: how much should low- and middle-income countries and their donors pay?
    OMAR GALARRAGA
    Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Brown University, School of Public Health, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e67565. 2013
    ..5 billion into a surplus of $0.8 billion. Even with imperfect funding and resource-need data, the proposed country classification could help improve coherence and efficiency in domestic and international allocations. ..
  13. pmc Regulation of antibiotic sales in Mexico: an analysis of printed media coverage and stakeholder participation
    Anahi Dreser
    Center for Health Systems Research, National Institute of Public Health, Av, Universidad 655, Cuernavaca, Mor, Mexico
    BMC Public Health 12:1051. 2012
    ..This study analyzes media coverage of issues, stakeholder representation, and positions taken during policy agenda setting, drafting, and implementation to shed light on policy making to promote appropriate antibiotic utilization...
  14. doi request reprint Allocating scarce financial resources for HIV treatment: benchmarking prices of antiretroviral medicines in Latin America
    Veronika J Wirtz
    Center for Health Systems Research, National Institute of Public Health INSP, Av Universidad 655, Cuernavaca, Mor, C P 62100, Mexico
    Health Policy Plan 27:638-48. 2012
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Access to medicines by ambulatory health service users in Mexico: an analysis of the national health surveys 1994 to 2006
    Veronika J Wirtz
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 52:30-8. 2010
    ..To analyse the medicines prescription, prescription filling, payment expenditure for medicines by ambulatory health service users (HSU) in 2006, and to evaluate its evolution in the last 12 years...
  16. ncbi request reprint Understanding the role of "the hidden curriculum" in resource allocation--the case of the UK NHS
    Veronika Wirtz
    Department of Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Health Care Anal 11:295-300. 2003
    ..We suggest that these more diffuse, holistic and system level value judgements are both central to understanding priority setting and at the same time difficult to reduce or abstract out into lists of single values/principles...
  17. pmc Drug Resistant Infections in Poor Countries: A shrinking window of opportunity
    Ralph Gonzales
    Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute KL2 Multidisciplinary Career Development Program, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    BMJ 336:948-9. 2008
  18. ncbi request reprint An observational study of intravenous medication errors in the United Kingdom and in Germany
    Veronika Wirtz
    Department of Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of London, UK
    Pharm World Sci 25:104-11. 2003
    ..To investigate the incidence and the severity of intravenous (i.v.) drug preparation and administration errors in two countries and three pharmacy services...