Adolfo Rubinstein

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Country: Argentina

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Estimate of the cardiovascular disease burden attributable to modifiable risk factors in Argentina]
    Adolfo Rubinstein
    Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 27:237-45. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Effectiveness of an mHealth intervention to improve the cardiometabolic profile of people with prehypertension in low-resource urban settings in Latin America: a randomised controlled trial
    Adolfo Rubinstein
    South American Center of Excellence for Cardiovascular Health CESCAS, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Buenos Aires, Argentina Electronic address
    Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 4:52-63. 2016
  3. pmc Challenges and opportunities for implementation of interventions to prevent and control CVD in low-resource settings: a report from CESCAS in Argentina
    Adolfo L Rubinstein
    South American Center of Excellence for Cardiovascular Health, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina Electronic address
    Glob Heart 10:21-9. 2015
  4. pmc Detection and follow-up of cardiovascular disease and risk factors in the Southern Cone of Latin America: the CESCAS I study
    Adolfo Luis Rubinstein
    Southern Cone American Center for Cardiovascular Health CESCAS SACECH, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    BMJ Open 1:e000126. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Are economic evaluations and health technology assessments increasingly demanded in times of rationing health services? The case of the Argentine financial crisis
    Adolfo Rubinstein
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 23:169-76. 2007
  6. pmc Generalized cost-effectiveness analysis of a package of interventions to reduce cardiovascular disease in Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Adolfo Rubinstein
    IECS, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 7:10. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Development and implementation of health technology assessment in Argentina: two steps forward and one step back
    Adolfo Rubinstein
    Institute of Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy and Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 25:260-9. 2009
  8. pmc Estimation of the burden of cardiovascular disease attributable to modifiable risk factors and cost-effectiveness analysis of preventative interventions to reduce this burden in Argentina
    Adolfo Rubinstein
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    BMC Public Health 10:627. 2010
  9. pmc Detection and follow-up of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and risk factors in the Southern Cone of Latin America: the pulmonary risk in South America (PRISA) study
    Adolfo L Rubinstein
    Centro de Excelencia en Salud Cardiovascular para el Cono Sur, Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria, Emilio Ravignani 2024, Buenos Aires, C1414CPV, Argentina
    BMC Pulm Med 11:34. 2011
  10. pmc Prevalence, Patterns, and Correlates of Physical Activity Among the Adult Population in Latin America: Cross-Sectional Results from the CESCAS I Study
    Rosana Poggio
    Southern Cone American Center of Excellence for Cardiovascular Health, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina Electronic address
    Glob Heart 11:81-88.e1. 2016

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint [Estimate of the cardiovascular disease burden attributable to modifiable risk factors in Argentina]
    Adolfo Rubinstein
    Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 27:237-45. 2010
    ..Estimate the burden of disease, the proportion attributable to the principal modifiable cardiovascular risk factors, and the direct medical cost of hospitalization associated with coronary heart disease and stroke in Argentina...
  2. doi request reprint Effectiveness of an mHealth intervention to improve the cardiometabolic profile of people with prehypertension in low-resource urban settings in Latin America: a randomised controlled trial
    Adolfo Rubinstein
    South American Center of Excellence for Cardiovascular Health CESCAS, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Buenos Aires, Argentina Electronic address
    Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 4:52-63. 2016
    ....
  3. pmc Challenges and opportunities for implementation of interventions to prevent and control CVD in low-resource settings: a report from CESCAS in Argentina
    Adolfo L Rubinstein
    South American Center of Excellence for Cardiovascular Health, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina Electronic address
    Glob Heart 10:21-9. 2015
    ....
  4. pmc Detection and follow-up of cardiovascular disease and risk factors in the Southern Cone of Latin America: the CESCAS I study
    Adolfo Luis Rubinstein
    Southern Cone American Center for Cardiovascular Health CESCAS SACECH, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    BMJ Open 1:e000126. 2011
    ..The CESCAS I study will generate reliable estimates of the prevalence and distribution of and secular trends in CVD and its risk factors in this region...
  5. ncbi request reprint Are economic evaluations and health technology assessments increasingly demanded in times of rationing health services? The case of the Argentine financial crisis
    Adolfo Rubinstein
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 23:169-76. 2007
    ..Our objective was to explore health decision-makers' knowledge and attitudes about economic evaluations (EE) and whether health technology assessment (HTA) were increasingly used for decision making...
  6. pmc Generalized cost-effectiveness analysis of a package of interventions to reduce cardiovascular disease in Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Adolfo Rubinstein
    IECS, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 7:10. 2009
    ..We aimed to use GCE analysis to identify the most efficient interventions to decrease CVD...
  7. doi request reprint Development and implementation of health technology assessment in Argentina: two steps forward and one step back
    Adolfo Rubinstein
    Institute of Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy and Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 25:260-9. 2009
    ..Finally, the perspectives and future of HTA as a tool to make resource-allocation decisions and priority setting in Argentina is discussed...
  8. pmc Estimation of the burden of cardiovascular disease attributable to modifiable risk factors and cost-effectiveness analysis of preventative interventions to reduce this burden in Argentina
    Adolfo Rubinstein
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    BMC Public Health 10:627. 2010
    ..6% of potential years of life lost (PYLL). The aim of the study was to estimate the burden of acute coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke and the cost-effectiveness of preventative population-based and clinical interventions...
  9. pmc Detection and follow-up of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and risk factors in the Southern Cone of Latin America: the pulmonary risk in South America (PRISA) study
    Adolfo L Rubinstein
    Centro de Excelencia en Salud Cardiovascular para el Cono Sur, Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria, Emilio Ravignani 2024, Buenos Aires, C1414CPV, Argentina
    BMC Pulm Med 11:34. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc Prevalence, Patterns, and Correlates of Physical Activity Among the Adult Population in Latin America: Cross-Sectional Results from the CESCAS I Study
    Rosana Poggio
    Southern Cone American Center of Excellence for Cardiovascular Health, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina Electronic address
    Glob Heart 11:81-88.e1. 2016
    ..Few data are available on population level regarding domain-specific correlates of physical activity (PA) in Latin America...
  11. doi request reprint Development and validation of a microsimulation economic model to evaluate the disease burden associated with smoking and the cost-effectiveness of tobacco control interventions in Latin America
    Andres Pichon-Riviere
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Value Health 14:S51-9. 2011
    ..To describe the development and validation of a health economic model (HEM) to address the tobacco disease burden and the cost-effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions (SCI) in seven Latin American countries...
  12. doi request reprint Universal coverage with rising healthcare costs; health outcomes research value in decision-making in Latin America
    Federico Augustovski
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Dr Emilio Ravignani 2024 C1414CPT, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 11:657-9. 2011
    ..It was the third biennial regional meeting in Latin America, the next one being in Buenos Aires (Argentina) in 2013...
  13. pmc Hypertension Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment, and Control in Selected LMIC Communities: Results From the NHLBI/UHG Network of Centers of Excellence for Chronic Diseases
    Vilma E Irazola
    Centro de Excelencia en Salud Cardiovascular para el Cono Sur, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina Electronic address
    Glob Heart 11:47-59. 2016
    ..Hypertension is the leading cause of cardiovascular disease and premature death worldwide. The prevalence of this public health problem is increasing in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) in both urban and rural communities...
  14. pmc Need, enabling, predisposing, and behavioral determinants of access to preventative care in Argentina: analysis of the national survey of risk factors
    Eiman Jahangir
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    PLoS ONE 7:e45053. 2012
    ..We hypothesize that need, predisposing, and enabling, highlighting behavioral factors are associated with utilization in Argentina...
  15. pmc Eliminating artificial trans fatty acids in Argentina: estimated effects on the burden of coronary heart disease and costs
    Adolfo Rubinstein
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Ravignani 2024, Buenos Aires, C1414CPV, Argentina
    Bull World Health Organ 93:614-22. 2015
    ..To estimate the impact of Argentine policies to reduce trans fatty acids (TFA) on coronary heart disease (CHD), disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) and associated health-care costs...
  16. pmc Educational intervention to improve effectiveness in treatment and control of patients with high cardiovascular risk in low-resource settings in Argentina: study protocol of a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Pablo Gulayin
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    BMJ Open 7:e014420. 2017
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint [Acceptability of a mobile health based intervention to modify lifestyles in prehypertensive patients in Argentina, Guatemala and Peru: a pilot study]
    Andrea Beratarrechea
    Centro de Excelencia en Salud Cardiovascular para el Cono Sur, Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria, Argentina
    Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica 32:221-9. 2015
    ..To evaluate the acceptability and feasibility of an intervention based on mobile health, for the adoption of healthy lifestyles in prehypertensive people living in low-income urban areas in Argentina, Guatemala and Peru...
  18. doi request reprint Health technology assessment for resource allocation decisions: are key principles relevant for Latin America?
    Andres Pichon-Riviere
    Economic Evaluations Department, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS and School of Public Health, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 26:421-7. 2010
    ..The objective of this research is to explore whether these KPs are relevant and useful in Latin America (LA), and to what extent they are being applied...
  19. doi request reprint Economic evaluation guidelines in Latin America: a current snapshot
    Federico Augustovski
    Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria IECS, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, C1056ABH, Argentina
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 10:525-37. 2010
    ..In the near future we will be able to see if these documents were successfully used and applied for transparent and evidence-based decision making...
  20. pmc Comprehensive approach for hypertension control in low-income populations: rationale and study design for the hypertension control program in Argentina
    Katherine T Mills
    Departments of Epidemiology KTM, JC, Jd, MK W, Lab, JH and Global Health Systems and Development LS, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana Department of Medicine JC, MK W, JH, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana Center for Health Research MK W, Ochsner Health System, New Orleans, Louisiana and Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy AR, VI, AB, RP, FA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Med Sci 348:139-45. 2014
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Barriers to generalizability of health economic evaluations in Latin America and the Caribbean region
    Federico Augustovski
    Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria Servicio de Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria, Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Pharmacoeconomics 27:919-29. 2009
    ..Improving these aspects in LAC HEE studies is paramount to maximizing their potential benefits such as increasing the generalizability/transferability of their results...
  22. pmc Increased prevalence of diabetes in Argentina is due to easier health care access rather than to an actual increase in prevalence
    Adolfo Rubinstein
    Center of Excellence, South American Center for Cardiovascular Health SACECH, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    PLoS ONE 9:e92245. 2014
    ..We evaluated the independent effect of a recent blood sugar check, on the increase in self-reported diagnoses of diabetes between 2005 and 2009...
  23. doi request reprint Daily sodium consumption and CVD mortality in the general population: systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies
    Rosana Poggio
    South American Center of Excellence for Cardiovascular Health CESCAS, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Emilio Ravignani 2024 C1414CPV, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Public Health Nutr 18:695-704. 2015
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine whether elevated dietary Na intake could be associated with CVD mortality...
  24. doi request reprint Avoidable hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions as an indicator of primary health care effectiveness in Argentina
    Adolfo Rubinstein
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Ambul Care Manage 37:69-81. 2014
    ..Despite that AH-ACSCs have demonstrated empirical validity to evaluate health system performance, its implementation to assess PHC in countries like Argentina, with pluralistic and fragmented health care systems, remains a big challenge...
  25. doi request reprint mHealth Interventions to Counter Noncommunicable Diseases in Developing Countries: Still an Uncertain Promise
    Andrea Beratarrechea
    South American Center of Excellence for Cardiovascular Health, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Ravignani 2024, Buenos Aires C1414CPV, Argentina Electronic address
    Cardiol Clin 35:13-30. 2017
    ..One-way SMS was the most commonly used mobile function to deliver reminders, health education, and information. mHealth interventions in LMICs have positive but modest effects on chronic disease outcomes...
  26. pmc The impact of mobile health interventions on chronic disease outcomes in developing countries: a systematic review
    Andrea Beratarrechea
    1 South American Center of Excellence for Cardiovascular Health, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Telemed J E Health 20:75-82. 2014
    ..This review aims to discuss the impact of mobile health (m-health) on chronic disease outcomes in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC)...
  27. doi request reprint A multimodal strategy based on pay-per-performance to improve quality of care of family practitioners in Argentina
    Adolfo Rubinstein
    Division of Family and Community Medicine, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Ambul Care Manage 32:103-14. 2009
    ..Despite these results, a better performance matrix is needed to capture not only specific conditions but also other aspects like integrating, prioritizing, and personalizing care...
  28. doi request reprint The Argentine-Spanish SF-36 Health Survey was successfully validated for local outcome research
    Federico A Augustovski
    Servicio de Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:1279-84. 2008
    ..To evaluate psychometric properties of the Argentine-Spanish SF-36 and to validate the physical component summary (PCS) and mental component summary (MCS) measures...
  29. ncbi request reprint Influence of new evidence on prescription patterns
    Cecilia Beatriz Calvo
    Division of Family and Preventive Medicine, Hospital Italiano, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Am Board Fam Pract 15:457-62. 2002
    ..Results of studies are conflicting, but there is support that well-executed, clinically relevant randomized trials published in highly visible clinical journals can have an effect on patterns of medical practice...