L M Lamers

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Measuring the quality of life in economic evaluations: the Dutch EQ-5D tariff]
    L M Lamers
    Instituut Beleid en Management Gezondheidszorg, Erasmus MC, Postbus 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1574-8. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of EQ-5D and SF-6D utilities in mental health patients
    L M Lamers
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment bv, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Econ 15:1229-36. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The transformation of utilities for health states worse than death: consequences for the estimation of EQ-5D value sets
    Leida M Lamers
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Care 45:238-44. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint The Dutch tariff: results and arguments for an effective design for national EQ-5D valuation studies
    L M Lamers
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Econ 15:1121-32. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Inconsistencies in TTO and VAS values for EQ-5D health states
    Leida M Lamers
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment iMTA, Erasmus MC, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Decis Making 26:173-81. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk sharing as a supplement to imperfect capitation: a tradeoff between selection and efficiency
    E M van Barneveld
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Health Econ 20:147-68. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationship between productivity and health-related quality of life: an empirical exploration in persons with low back pain
    Leida M Lamers
    Institute Health Policy and Management and Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 14:805-13. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint On the assessment of preferences for health and duration: maximal endurable time and better than dead preferences
    Peep F M Stalmeier
    Department of Medical Technology Assessment, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Med Care 45:835-41. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of physical therapy and general practitioner care for sciatica
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1942-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The use of disease-specific outcome measures in cost-utility analysis: the development of Dutch societal preference weights for the FACT-L scale
    Leida M Lamers
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, Erasmus University Medical Center, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pharmacoeconomics 25:591-603. 2007

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint [Measuring the quality of life in economic evaluations: the Dutch EQ-5D tariff]
    L M Lamers
    Instituut Beleid en Management Gezondheidszorg, Erasmus MC, Postbus 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1574-8. 2005
    ..To value EQ-5D health states by a general Dutch public. EQ-5D is a standardised questionnaire that is used to calculate quality-adjusted life-years for cost-utility analysis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of EQ-5D and SF-6D utilities in mental health patients
    L M Lamers
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment bv, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Econ 15:1229-36. 2006
    ..However, the use of EQ-5D resulted in larger health gains and consequent lower cost-utility ratios, especially for the subgroup with the highest severity of mental health problems...
  3. ncbi request reprint The transformation of utilities for health states worse than death: consequences for the estimation of EQ-5D value sets
    Leida M Lamers
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Care 45:238-44. 2007
    ..No theoretical lower boundary on the utilities for states worse than death exists. As a consequence, negative values receive greater weight in the calculation of mean utilities. To avoid this, negative values often are bound at -1...
  4. ncbi request reprint The Dutch tariff: results and arguments for an effective design for national EQ-5D valuation studies
    L M Lamers
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Econ 15:1121-32. 2006
    ..The mean absolute error was 0.030. The design of this study is recommended for national EQ-5D valuation studies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Inconsistencies in TTO and VAS values for EQ-5D health states
    Leida M Lamers
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment iMTA, Erasmus MC, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Decis Making 26:173-81. 2006
    ..Most EQ-5D health states can be ordered logically. When people assign values to different health states, they may violate this logical order, which can be seen as inconsistencies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk sharing as a supplement to imperfect capitation: a tradeoff between selection and efficiency
    E M van Barneveld
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Health Econ 20:147-68. 2001
    ..Our empirical results strongly suggest that other forms of risk sharing yield better tradeoffs between selection and efficiency...
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationship between productivity and health-related quality of life: an empirical exploration in persons with low back pain
    Leida M Lamers
    Institute Health Policy and Management and Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 14:805-13. 2005
    ..In this paper the relationship between quality of life and productivity is highlighted and empirically assessed in persons suffering from low back pain...
  8. ncbi request reprint On the assessment of preferences for health and duration: maximal endurable time and better than dead preferences
    Peep F M Stalmeier
    Department of Medical Technology Assessment, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Med Care 45:835-41. 2007
    ..These problems may be linked to maximal endurable time (MET) preferences, the phenomenon that for severe states better than dead (BTD), shorter durations are often preferred to longer durations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of physical therapy and general practitioner care for sciatica
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1942-8. 2007
    ..A total of 135 patients were randomly allocated to physical therapy added to general practitioners' care (n = 67) or to general practitioners' care alone (n = 68)...
  10. ncbi request reprint The use of disease-specific outcome measures in cost-utility analysis: the development of Dutch societal preference weights for the FACT-L scale
    Leida M Lamers
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, Erasmus University Medical Center, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pharmacoeconomics 25:591-603. 2007
    ..The FACT-L was not designed for use in economic evaluation and does not incorporate preferences into its scoring system...
  11. ncbi request reprint Gender and health care utilization: the role of mental distress and help-seeking propensity
    Gerrit T Koopmans
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 64:1216-30. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Testing the interval-level measurement property of multi-item visual analogue scales
    Paul F M Krabbe
    Department of Medical Technology Assessment 138, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 15:1651-61. 2006
    ..Conditions were studied that may invalidate health-state values derived from the visual analogue scale (VAS)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Is the impact of depressive complaints on the use of general health care services dependent on severity of somatic morbidity?
    Gerrit T Koopmans
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 61:41-50. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint The Pharmacy-based Cost Group model: validating and adjusting the classification of medications for chronic conditions to the Dutch situation
    Leida M Lamers
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 68:113-21. 2004
    ..Of the 22 chronic conditions in this classification, 13 were included in the PCG model that is currently used in the Netherlands...
  15. ncbi request reprint The gap effect: discontinuities of preferences around dead
    Peep F M Stalmeier
    Department of Medical Technology Assessment, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Health Econ 14:679-85. 2005
    ..The assessment of health states considered to be worse than dead is a controversial issue...
  16. ncbi request reprint Assessing the construct validity of three indicators of psychological distress in relation to perceived health and physical illness
    Gerrit T Koopmans
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:1012-8. 2005
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  17. ncbi request reprint Health-adjusted premium subsidies in the Netherlands
    Wynand P M M van de Ven
    Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:45-55. 2004
    ..Risk selection is not a major problem in the Netherlands. Despite the progress made, we are still faced with a full research agenda for risk adjustment in the coming years...
  18. ncbi request reprint Risk adjusted premium subsidies and risk sharing: key elements of the competitive sickness fund market in the Netherlands
    Leida M Lamers
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, PO Box 17, 38, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 65:49-62. 2003
    ..The effects of introducing financial risk for Dutch sickness funds on risk selection and consumer mobility are analysed. The paper concludes with a description of expected future developments...
  19. ncbi request reprint The relationship between productivity and health-related QOL: an exploration
    Werner B F Brouwer
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pharmacoeconomics 23:209-18. 2005
    ..This paper explores these relationships between productivity and QOL to stimulate debate and research in this area...
  20. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of temozolomide for the treatment of newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme: a report from the EORTC 26981/22981 NCI-C CE3 Intergroup Study
    Leida M Lamers
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment bv, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Cancer 112:1337-44. 2008
    ..The study aimed to compare the cost-effectiveness of concomitant and adjuvant temozolomide (TMZ) for the treatment of newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme versus initial radiotherapy alone from a public health care perspective...