Anna García-Altés

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Systematic review of economic evaluation studies: are vaccination programs efficient in Spain?
    Anna García-Altés
    Fundación Instituto de Investigación en Servicios de Salud, San Vicente 112, 3, 46007 Valencia, Spain
    Vaccine 31:1656-65. 2013
  2. doi A systematic review of cost-effectiveness evidence of endoscopic saphenous vein harvesting: is it efficient?
    A Garcia-Altes
    Fundación Instituto de Investigación en Servicios de Salud, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 41:831-6. 2011
  3. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of a 'score and scope' strategy for the management of dyspepsia
    Anna García-Altés
    Fundación Instituto de Investigación en Servicios de Salud, 08012 Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:709-19. 2005
  4. pmc The evolution of health status and chronic conditions in Catalonia, 1994-2006: the paradox of health revisited using the Blinder - Oaxaca decomposition
    Anna García-Altés
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:116. 2011
  5. doi What is the social cost of injured people in traffic collisions? An assessment for Catalonia
    Anna García-Altés
    Fundación Instituto de Investigación en Servicios de Salud, Centre de Recerca en Economia i Salut CRES, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    J Trauma 70:744-50. 2011
  6. ncbi Applying artificial neural networks to the diagnosis of organic dyspepsia
    Anna García-Altés
    Fundación Instituto de Investigación en Servicios de Salud, Departament de Pediatria, Obstetrícia i Ginecologia i Medicina Preventiva, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Stat Methods Med Res 16:331-46. 2007
  7. doi Spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury: a cost-of-illness study
    Anna García-Altés
    Agència d Informació, Avaluació i Qualitat en Salut, Barcelona, Spain
    Neuroepidemiology 39:103-8. 2012
  8. doi [Twenty five years of health reports in Barcelona: a commitment to transparency and a tool for action]
    Carme Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 85:449-58. 2011
  9. doi [Effectiveness assessment in public health: conceptual and methodological foundations]
    Manel Nebot
    Agencia de Salud Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 25:3-8. 2011
  10. ncbi Measuring the performance of health care services: a review of international experiences and their application to urban contexts
    Anna García-Altés
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 20:316-24. 2006

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi Systematic review of economic evaluation studies: are vaccination programs efficient in Spain?
    Anna García-Altés
    Fundación Instituto de Investigación en Servicios de Salud, San Vicente 112, 3, 46007 Valencia, Spain
    Vaccine 31:1656-65. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic review of economic evaluation studies carried out regarding Spain on vaccines...
  2. doi A systematic review of cost-effectiveness evidence of endoscopic saphenous vein harvesting: is it efficient?
    A Garcia-Altes
    Fundación Instituto de Investigación en Servicios de Salud, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 41:831-6. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to present the results of a systematic review of the scientific evidence about the efficiency of endoscopic saphenous vein harvest...
  3. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of a 'score and scope' strategy for the management of dyspepsia
    Anna García-Altés
    Fundación Instituto de Investigación en Servicios de Salud, 08012 Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:709-19. 2005
    ..The objective of the study was to assess systematically the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of invasive and non-invasive strategies for the management of dyspepsia...
  4. pmc The evolution of health status and chronic conditions in Catalonia, 1994-2006: the paradox of health revisited using the Blinder - Oaxaca decomposition
    Anna García-Altés
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:116. 2011
    ..The paradox of health refers to the improvement in objective measures of health and the increase in the reported prevalence of chronic conditions. The objective of this paper is to test the paradox of health in Catalonia from 1994 to 2006...
  5. doi What is the social cost of injured people in traffic collisions? An assessment for Catalonia
    Anna García-Altés
    Fundación Instituto de Investigación en Servicios de Salud, Centre de Recerca en Economia i Salut CRES, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    J Trauma 70:744-50. 2011
    ..The goal of this study is to estimate the social cost of injured people in traffic collisions in Catalonia in the year 2007...
  6. ncbi Applying artificial neural networks to the diagnosis of organic dyspepsia
    Anna García-Altés
    Fundación Instituto de Investigación en Servicios de Salud, Departament de Pediatria, Obstetrícia i Ginecologia i Medicina Preventiva, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Stat Methods Med Res 16:331-46. 2007
    ....
  7. doi Spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury: a cost-of-illness study
    Anna García-Altés
    Agència d Informació, Avaluació i Qualitat en Salut, Barcelona, Spain
    Neuroepidemiology 39:103-8. 2012
    ..The overall objective of this study was to estimate the economic cost associated with people with SCI and TBI in Spain in 2007...
  8. doi [Twenty five years of health reports in Barcelona: a commitment to transparency and a tool for action]
    Carme Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 85:449-58. 2011
    ..We evaluate the dissemination of the health report, both at the political level, as well as the media, professionals and the public. Furthermore, we examine the impact of the report as a tool for social change and planning...
  9. doi [Effectiveness assessment in public health: conceptual and methodological foundations]
    Manel Nebot
    Agencia de Salud Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 25:3-8. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi Measuring the performance of health care services: a review of international experiences and their application to urban contexts
    Anna García-Altés
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 20:316-24. 2006
    ..The objective of this paper is to present the most recent developments in performance assessment and their application in urban contexts...
  11. ncbi The social cost of illegal drug consumption in Spain
    Anna García-Altés
    Catalan Agency for Health Tecnology Assessment Fundacion Instituto de Investigacion en Servicios de Salut Departament de Pediatria, Obstetrícia i Ginecologia i Medicina Preventiva, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Addiction 97:1145-53. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the social cost of the consumption of illegal drugs in Spain...
  12. ncbi [Health promotion: a profitable investment? Economic efficiency of preventive interventions in Spain]
    Alexo Esperato
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 21:150-61. 2007
    ..To examine the quantity and quality of economic evaluations analyzing preventive interventions in Spain to September 2005, with the further goal of extracting conclusions for further research and the design of future programs...
  13. pmc Measuring the performance of urban healthcare services: results of an international experience
    Anna García-Altés
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Pl Lesseps, 1, 08023, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:791-6. 2007
    ....
  14. doi [Social impact of abusive alcohol consumption in Spain: consumption, cost and policies]
    Rosario Ivano Scandurra
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 85:141-7. 2011
    ....
  15. doi Spanish recommendations on economic evaluation of health technologies
    Julio Lopez-Bastida
    Evaluation and Planning Unit, Canary Islands Health Services, CIBER Epidemiologia y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Spain, C Pérez de Rozas 5, 4th Floor, 38004 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
    Eur J Health Econ 11:513-20. 2010
    ....
  16. pmc Social determinants of prescribed and non-prescribed medicine use
    Ferran Daban
    CIBER Epidemiologia y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Spain, C Doctor Aiguader, 88 1a Planta, Barcelona 08003, Spain
    Int J Equity Health 9:12. 2010
    ....
  17. ncbi [Comment. Higher safety for patients and lower costs for society]
    Anna García-Altés
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Fundación Instituto de Investigación en Servicios de Salud, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 20:58. 2006
  18. ncbi [An approach to "quality-adjusted life years" quality of life weights from self-assessed health status]
    Anna García-Altés
    Fundación Instituto de Investigación en Servicios de Salud, y Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 20:457-64. 2006
    ..To estimate quality of life weights in Spain for 1987, 1993 and 2001, based on self-assessed health status reported in the National Health Survey...
  19. doi Incidence trends of traumatic spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury in Spain, 2000-2009
    Katherine Perez
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Pl Lesseps 1, 08023 Barcelona, Spain
    Accid Anal Prev 46:37-44. 2012
    ....
  20. doi Speed cameras in an urban setting: a cost-benefit analysis
    Joan Mendivil
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Inj Prev 18:75-80. 2012
    ..To perform a cost-benefit analysis of the installation of speed cameras on the beltways of Barcelona...
  21. ncbi [Review of the scientific evidence of the efficiency of erythropoietin use]
    Anna García-Altés
    Centre de Recerca en Economia de la Salut CRES, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 127:415-20. 2006
  22. doi [Performance assessment of health services in Catalonia (Spain): evaluation of initial results of the Catalan healthcare service project]
    Anna García-Altés
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 23:465-72. 2009
    ....
  23. doi Evaluation of primary care: The "Primary Care Assessment Tools - Facility version" for the Spanish health system
    M Isabel Pasarín
    Agencia de Salud Pública de Barcelona IIB Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 27:12-8. 2013
    ..To obtain versions of the Primary Care Assessment Tools (PCAT)-Facility version to evaluate primary care (PC) in the Spanish context, and to analyze its feasibility, reliability and validity...
  24. pmc Cost savings associated with 10 years of road safety policies in Catalonia, Spain
    Anna García-Altés
    Catalan Agency for Health Information, Assessment and Quality, Roc Boronat 81 95 2nd Floor, Barcelona 08005, Spain
    Bull World Health Organ 91:28-35. 2013
    ..To determine whether the road safety policies introduced between 2000 and 2010 in Catalonia, Spain, which aimed primarily to reduce deaths from road traffic collisions by 50% by 2010, were associated with economic benefits to society...
  25. ncbi [Utility of an information system for primary care]
    Maria Grau
    Servei de Sistemes d Informació Sanitaria, Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Aten Primaria 40:167-73. 2008
    ..To know the usefulness and applicability of an information system for basic health areas put into operation 16 years ago...
  26. ncbi [Evaluation of the primary health care reform: preventive practices and inequalities]
    Ferran Daban
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Aten Primaria 39:339-46. 2007
    ..Any inequalities of gender, age, or social class in receiving these practices are also assessed...