Robert B Hopkins

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of reducing wait times for cataract surgery in Ontario
    Robert B Hopkins
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, and the Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Can J Ophthalmol 43:213-7. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Epidemiology and survival of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis from national data in Canada
    Robert B Hopkins
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada Dept of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Eur Respir J 48:187-95. 2016
  3. pmc The current economic burden of illness of osteoporosis in Canada
    R B Hopkins
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 27:3023-32. 2016
  4. pmc Estimating the national wage loss from cancer in Canada
    R B Hopkins
    Programs for the Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON
    Curr Oncol 17:40-9. 2010
  5. pmc Economic burden of illness associated with diabetic foot ulcers in Canada
    Robert B Hopkins
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Suite 2000 20th floor, 25 Main St West, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:13. 2015
  6. pmc Estimating the excess costs for patients with incident fractures, prevalent fractures, and nonfracture osteoporosis
    R B Hopkins
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 24:581-93. 2013
  7. pmc Estimation of the lifetime risk of hip fracture for women and men in Canada
    R B Hopkins
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 23:921-7. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Universal or targeted screening for fetal alcohol exposure: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Robert B Hopkins
    Program for Assessment of Technology in Health, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, 25 Main Street West, Suite 2000, Hamilton, Ontario, L8P 2A1, Canada
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:510-9. 2008
  9. pmc The relative efficacy of nine osteoporosis medications for reducing the rate of fractures in post-menopausal women
    Robert B Hopkins
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:209. 2011
  10. pmc Cost-effectiveness analysis of a randomized trial comparing care models for chronic kidney disease
    Robert B Hopkins
    PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1248-57. 2011

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of reducing wait times for cataract surgery in Ontario
    Robert B Hopkins
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, and the Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Can J Ophthalmol 43:213-7. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to use queuing models to determine the cost-effectiveness of reducing, to target levels, wait times for cataract surgery at the provincial level within 1 to 10 years by increasing treatment volumes...
  2. doi request reprint Epidemiology and survival of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis from national data in Canada
    Robert B Hopkins
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada Dept of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Eur Respir J 48:187-95. 2016
    ..Using comprehensive national data, the prevalence of IPF in Canada was higher than other national estimates, suggesting that either IPF may be more common in Canada or that data capture may have been previously limited. ..
  3. pmc The current economic burden of illness of osteoporosis in Canada
    R B Hopkins
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 27:3023-32. 2016
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  4. pmc Estimating the national wage loss from cancer in Canada
    R B Hopkins
    Programs for the Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON
    Curr Oncol 17:40-9. 2010
    ..Using primary and secondary data sources, we set out to estimate the Canadian wage loss from cancer for patients, caregivers, and parents from a patient and a societal perspective...
  5. pmc Economic burden of illness associated with diabetic foot ulcers in Canada
    Robert B Hopkins
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Suite 2000 20th floor, 25 Main St West, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:13. 2015
    ..Secondary objectives included estimating the national incidence and prevalence of DFU, and the 3-year average cost for DFU incident cases...
  6. pmc Estimating the excess costs for patients with incident fractures, prevalent fractures, and nonfracture osteoporosis
    R B Hopkins
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 24:581-93. 2013
    ..Prevalent fractures also have significant excess costs that are similar in relative magnitude to asthma/chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  7. pmc Estimation of the lifetime risk of hip fracture for women and men in Canada
    R B Hopkins
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 23:921-7. 2012
    ..1% and 4.6%, respectively, and 8.9% and 6.7% after incorporating declining rates of hip fracture and increases in longevity...
  8. ncbi request reprint Universal or targeted screening for fetal alcohol exposure: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Robert B Hopkins
    Program for Assessment of Technology in Health, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, 25 Main Street West, Suite 2000, Hamilton, Ontario, L8P 2A1, Canada
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:510-9. 2008
    ..In this article, we compared the costs of testing meconium for alcohol exposure in newborns with the lifetime benefits of early detection and intervention...
  9. pmc The relative efficacy of nine osteoporosis medications for reducing the rate of fractures in post-menopausal women
    Robert B Hopkins
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:209. 2011
    ..The purpose was to estimate the relative efficacy of reduction of fractures in post-menopausal women, and to assess robustness of the results...
  10. pmc Cost-effectiveness analysis of a randomized trial comparing care models for chronic kidney disease
    Robert B Hopkins
    PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1248-57. 2011
    ..This study examines the cost-effectiveness of a chronic disease management model for chronic kidney disease...
  11. pmc Effects of study design and trends for EVAR versus OSR
    Robert Hopkins
    Program for the Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, London Health Sciences Center, London, Ontario, Canada
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 4:1011-22. 2008
    ..Finally, we investigate trends over time in EVAR versus OSR outcomes...
  12. pmc Photoselective vaporization for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    James M Bowen
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ont Health Technol Assess Ser 13:1-34. 2013
    ..Following a review of the evidence in 2006, the Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee recommended that a study be conducted to evaluate PVP in Ontario...
  13. pmc A review of health utilities across conditions common in paediatric and adult populations
    Jean Eric Tarride
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:12. 2010
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  14. pmc Loss of health related quality of life following low-trauma fractures in the elderly
    Jean Eric Tarride
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, 25 Main Street West, Suite 2000, Hamilton, ON, L8P 1H1, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 16:84. 2016
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  15. doi request reprint Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Does Not Reduce Indications for Amputation in Patients With Diabetes With Nonhealing Ulcers of the Lower Limb: A Prospective, Double-Blind, Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial
    Ludwik Fedorko
    Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Diabetes Care 39:392-9. 2016
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the efficacy of HBOT in reducing the need for major amputation and improving wound healing in patients with diabetes and chronic DFUs...
  16. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of transurethral resection of the prostate versus minimally invasive procedures for the treatment of benign prostatic obstruction
    Natasha Burke
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Urology 75:1015-22. 2010
    ..However, long-term follow-up and stronger methodological quality of the evidence is required to assess the long-term durability of the technologies...
  17. doi request reprint Conditionally funded field evaluations and practical trial design within a health technology assessment framework
    James M Bowen
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Radiol 6:324-31. 2009
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  18. doi request reprint The burden of atrial fibrillation on the hospital sector in Canada
    Daria J O'Reilly
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:229-35. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the cost of AF related to hospital-based care in Canada...
  19. doi request reprint Ontario multidetector computed tomographic coronary angiography study: field evaluation of diagnostic accuracy
    Benjamin J W Chow
    Department of Radiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 171:1021-9. 2011
    ..The true diagnostic accuracy of CTCA in the "real world" remains uncertain. We conducted a field evaluation comparing multidetector CTCA with invasive CA (ICA) to understand CTCA's diagnostic accuracy in a real-world setting...
  20. doi request reprint Time and labor costs associated with administration of intravenous bisphosphonates for breast or prostate cancer patients with metastatic bone disease: a time and motion study
    Feng Xie
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Program for Health Economics and Outcome Measures PHENOM, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Hosp Pract (1995) 42:38-45. 2014
    ..To estimate, using a time and motion method, the time and labor costs associated with the administration of zoledronic acid and pamidronate in cancer patients with metastatic bone diseases...
  21. pmc Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Ontario: A Cross-Sectional Survey
    James M Bowen
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ont Health Technol Assess Ser 15:1-67. 2015
    ..15% of COPD patients across Canada have access to PR facilities for care...
  22. doi request reprint Common Drug Review recommendations: an evidence base for expectations?
    Angela Rocchi
    Axia Research, Burlington, ON, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 30:229-46. 2012
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