Affiliation: London School of Economics
- Setting priorities for the evaluation of health interventions: when theory does not meet practiceFranco Sassi
Department of Social Policy, The London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street London WC2A 2AE, UK
Health Policy 63:141-54. 2003..Existing prioritization models are not suitable for supporting cost-containment or distributional objectives...
- Do clinicians always maximize patient outcomes? A conjoint analysis of preferences for carotid artery testingFranco Sassi
Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
J Health Serv Res Policy 13:61-6. 2008....
- Conjoint analysis of preferences for cardiac risk assessment in primary careFranco Sassi
Department of Social Policy, The London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 21:211-8. 2005..A study was undertaken to investigate preferences for the assessment of cardiac risk, testing the suitability of conjoint analysis, a multiattribute preference elicitation method, in the field of clinical diagnosis...
- Calculating QALYs, comparing QALY and DALY calculationsFranco Sassi
Department of Social Policy, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
Health Policy Plan 21:402-8. 2006..Understanding similarities and differences between QALYs and DALYs is important to researchers and policy makers, for a sound interpretation of the evidence on the outcomes of health interventions...
- Reducing racial/ethnic disparities in female breast cancer: screening rates and stage at diagnosisFranco Sassi
Department of Social Policy, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, United Kingdom
Am J Public Health 96:2165-72. 2006..We assessed whether population rates of mammography screening, and their changes over time, were associated with improvements in breast cancer stage at diagnosis and whether the strength of this association varied by race/ethnicity...
- Searching literature databases for health care economic evaluations: how systematic can we afford to be?Franco Sassi
Department of Social Policy and Administration LSE Health and Social Care, London, United Kingdom
Med Care 40:387-94. 2002..So far, reviews of economic evaluations have relied upon noncomprehensive sources and have adopted simplistic search methods, both likely to lead to biased results...
- Time spent on informal and formal care giving for persons with dementia in SwedenAnders Wimo
HC Bergsjö, Box 16, S 820 70 Bergsjö, Sweden
Health Policy 61:255-68. 2002..Some carers do carry a very heavy 24 h responsibility. This aspect of caring must be addressed by the development of well-targeted respite and relief support programmes...