Duncan Mortimer

Summary

Affiliation: Monash University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Comparing the incomparable? A systematic review of competing techniques for converting descriptive measures of health status into QALY-weights
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Melbourne, Clayton, Australia
    Med Decis Making 28:66-89. 2008
  2. pmc Is the value of a life or life-year saved context specific? Further evidence from a discrete choice experiment
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 6:8. 2008
  3. pmc Protocol for economic evaluation alongside the IMPLEMENT cluster randomised controlled trial
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Implement Sci 3:12. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Social welfare and the Affordable Care Act: is it ever optimal to set aside comparative cost?
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Building 75, Melbourne, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 75:1156-62. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint On the relevance of personal characteristics in setting health priorities: a comment on Olsen, Richardson, Dolan and Menzel (2003)
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, PO Box 477, West Heidelberg, Victoria 3081, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 60:1661-4; discussion 1665-6. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Breaking up is hard to do: the economic impact of provisional funding contingent upon evidence development
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Monash University, Australia
    Health Econ Policy Law 6:509-27. 2011
  7. pmc Reorienting programme budgeting and marginal analysis (PBMA) towards disinvestment
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:288. 2010
  8. pmc Can we derive an 'exchange rate' between descriptive and preference-based outcome measures for stroke? Results from the transfer to utility (TTU) technique
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Monash University, Building 75, The Strip, Clayton 3800, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:33. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of interventions for problem drinking and alcohol dependence: do within-family external effects make a difference?
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, VIC 3800, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 41:92-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Item-based versus subscale-based mappings from the SF-36 to a preference-based quality of life measure
    Duncan Mortimer
    Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Value Health 10:398-407. 2007

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Comparing the incomparable? A systematic review of competing techniques for converting descriptive measures of health status into QALY-weights
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Melbourne, Clayton, Australia
    Med Decis Making 28:66-89. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to describe and compare existing conversion algorithms and to highlight issues bearing on the derivation and interpretation of the QALY-weights so obtained...
  2. pmc Is the value of a life or life-year saved context specific? Further evidence from a discrete choice experiment
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 6:8. 2008
    ..This continued focus on simple health maximisation is partly attributable to gaps in the available evidence. The present study attempts to close some of these gaps...
  3. pmc Protocol for economic evaluation alongside the IMPLEMENT cluster randomised controlled trial
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Implement Sci 3:12. 2008
    ..The IMPLEMENT study will consider the incremental benefits and costs of progressing beyond development and dissemination to implementation...
  4. doi request reprint Social welfare and the Affordable Care Act: is it ever optimal to set aside comparative cost?
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Building 75, Melbourne, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 75:1156-62. 2012
    ..We conclude that - to set aside comparative cost even after accounting for ethical and distributional constraints - would be truly to act as if money is no object...
  5. ncbi request reprint On the relevance of personal characteristics in setting health priorities: a comment on Olsen, Richardson, Dolan and Menzel (2003)
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, PO Box 477, West Heidelberg, Victoria 3081, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 60:1661-4; discussion 1665-6. 2005
    ..The relevance (moral or otherwise) of personal characteristics when setting health care priorities is therefore reconsidered, taking appropriate account of incentive structures and the nature of voting preferences...
  6. doi request reprint Breaking up is hard to do: the economic impact of provisional funding contingent upon evidence development
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Monash University, Australia
    Health Econ Policy Law 6:509-27. 2011
    ..Further consideration of the design and implementation of FED processes is therefore required to ensure that its introduction yields net benefits over existing processes...
  7. pmc Reorienting programme budgeting and marginal analysis (PBMA) towards disinvestment
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:288. 2010
    ..While Programme Budgeting and Marginal Analysis would seem well-suited to this purpose, past applications include both successes and failures in achieving disinvestment and resource release...
  8. pmc Can we derive an 'exchange rate' between descriptive and preference-based outcome measures for stroke? Results from the transfer to utility (TTU) technique
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Monash University, Building 75, The Strip, Clayton 3800, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:33. 2009
    ..Findings will quantify the additional error associated with the use of condition-specific to generic transformations in stroke...
  9. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of interventions for problem drinking and alcohol dependence: do within-family external effects make a difference?
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, VIC 3800, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 41:92-8. 2006
    ..To demonstrate the extent of bias due to the exclusion of within-family external effects when measuring the relative performance of interventions for problem drinking and alcohol dependence...
  10. ncbi request reprint Item-based versus subscale-based mappings from the SF-36 to a preference-based quality of life measure
    Duncan Mortimer
    Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Value Health 10:398-407. 2007
    ..The objective of the present study is to quantify any loss of predictive validity associated with using subscale or scale scores (rather than item scores) to derive conversion algorithms...
  11. ncbi request reprint The value of thinly spread QALYs
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Pharmacoeconomics 24:845-53. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of interventions for problem drinking and alcohol dependence: cost per QALY estimates
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, VIC 3800, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 40:549-55. 2005
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  13. pmc Can dissenting findings regarding the comparative effectiveness of ICSI and IVF be explained by a learning curve?
    Duncan Mortimer
    Health Technology Assessment, Institute of Health Services Research, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Assist Reprod Genet 23:33-6. 2006
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  14. pmc IMPLEmenting a clinical practice guideline for acute low back pain evidence-based manageMENT in general practice (IMPLEMENT): cluster randomised controlled trial study protocol
    Joanne E McKenzie
    Monash Institute of Health Services Research, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Implement Sci 3:11. 2008
    ..This provides an opportunity to develop and test a theory-based implementation intervention for a condition which is common, has a high burden, and for which there is an evidence-practice gap in the primary care setting...
  15. pmc Economic evaluation of active implementation versus guideline dissemination for evidence-based care of acute low-back pain in a general practice setting
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e75647. 2013
    ..Further research is required to quantify the trade-off between the additional upfront cost of active implementation of guideline recommendations for low-back pain and any resulting improvements in clinical practice...
  16. doi request reprint Deriving utility scores from the SF-36 health instrument using Rasch analysis
    Graeme Hawthorne
    Department of Psychiatry, Level 1 North, Main Building, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Grattan Street, Parkville, Victoria, 3050, Australia
    Qual Life Res 17:1183-93. 2008
    ..Utility scores for use in cost-utility analysis may be imputed from the SF-36 health instrument using various techniques, typically regression analysis. This paper explored imputation using partial credit Rasch analysis...
  17. pmc The health-related quality of life burden of co-morbid cardiovascular disease and major depressive disorder in Australia: findings from a population-based, cross-sectional study
    Adrienne O'Neil
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Qual Life Res 22:37-44. 2013
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  18. doi request reprint Fixing the game: are between-silo differences in funding arrangements handicapping some interventions and giving others a head-start?
    Leonie Segal
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Health Econ 19:449-65. 2010
    ..It suggests that adopting partial priority setting processes without regard to opportunity cost can have the perverse effect of compounding allocative inefficiencies...
  19. pmc Evaluation of a theory-informed implementation intervention for the management of acute low back pain in general medical practice: the IMPLEMENT cluster randomised trial
    Simon D French
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e65471. 2013
    ..This cluster randomised trial evaluated an intervention to decrease x-ray referrals and increase giving advice to stay active for people with acute low back pain (LBP) in general practice...
  20. pmc Implementing evidence-based recommended practices for the management of patients with mild traumatic brain injuries in Australian emergency care departments: study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Marije Bosch
    Department of Surgery, Central Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Trials 15:281. 2014
    ..The primary objective is to establish whether the intervention is effective in increasing the percentage of patients for which appropriate post-traumatic amnesia screening is performed...
  21. pmc The cost effectiveness of intracyctoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)
    Bruce Hollingsworth
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Clayton, 3800, Melbourne, Australia
    J Assist Reprod Genet 24:571-7. 2007
    ..To estimate the incremental cost effectiveness of ICSI, and total costs for the population of Australia...
  22. ncbi request reprint Using CART to Identify Thresholds and Hierarchies in the Determinants of Funding Decisions
    Chris Schilling
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Victoria, Australia DM Centre for Health Policy, School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia CS, KD
    Med Decis Making . 2016
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  23. doi request reprint Modelling downstream effects in the presence of technological change
    Duncan Mortimer
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Pharmacoeconomics 26:991-1003. 2008
    ..Selecting the appropriate strategy (or strategies) for the situation should permit estimation of more realistic upper and lower bounds around base-case estimates...
  24. doi request reprint The effects of feedback and incentive-based insurance on driving behaviours: study approach and protocols
    Mark Stevenson
    Transport, Health and Urban Design, Melbourne School of Design, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Inj Prev . 2017
    ..The study applies in-vehicle telematics and will link the information obtained from the technology directly to personalised safety messaging and personal injury and property damage insurance premiums...
  25. pmc A population-based model for priority setting across the care continuum and across modalities
    Leonie Segal
    Centre for Health Economics, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 4:6. 2006
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  26. doi request reprint Has the Swap Influenced Aid Flows in the Health Sector?
    Rohan Sweeney
    Centre for Health Economics, Monash Business School, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Health Econ 25:559-77. 2016
    ..Our results suggest that health SWAps have influenced health-sector aid flows in a manner consistent with increased recipient control and improvements in allocative efficiency...
  27. doi request reprint Using Classification and Regression Trees (CART) to Identify Prescribing Thresholds for Cardiovascular Disease
    Chris Schilling
    Centre for Health Policy, School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, 3051, Australia
    Pharmacoeconomics 34:195-205. 2016
    ..Our aim was to identify if GPs use absolute risk (AR) guidelines in favour of individual risk factors to inform their prescribing decisions of lipid-lowering medications...
  28. doi request reprint Do Sector Wide Approaches for health aid delivery lead to 'donor-flight'? A comparison of 46 low-income countries
    Rohan Sweeney
    Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Australia Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 105:38-46. 2014
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  29. pmc Funding illness prevention and health promotion in Australia: a way forward
    Anthony Harris
    Centre for Health Economics, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, 3800, Australia
    Aust New Zealand Health Policy 6:25. 2009
    ..There is a need to improve the efficiency of access to health funding across prevention and treatment...