Aleksandra Torbica

Summary

Affiliation: Bocconi University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Health care multidisciplinary teams: The sociotechnical approach for an integrated system-wide perspective
    Marta Marsilio
    Marta Marsilio, PhD, is Assistant Professor, University of Milan, Italy, and Centre for Research in Health and Social Care Management CERGAS, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy Aleksandra Torbica, PhD, is Assistant Professor, Centre for Research in Health and Social Care Management CERGAS, Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy E mail Stefano Villa, PhD, is Associate Professor, Department of Management, Catholic University, Rome, Italy, and Coordinator of field research projects at CERISMAS Research Centre in Health Care Management, Catholic University of Milano, Italy
    Health Care Manage Rev . 2016
  2. doi request reprint Does informal care impact utilization of healthcare services? Evidence from a longitudinal study of stroke patients
    Aleksandra Torbica
    Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management, Centre for Research on Health and Social Care Management CERGAS, Bocconi University, Milano, Italy Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 124:29-38. 2015
  3. doi request reprint What criteria guide national entrepreneurs' policy decisions on user fee removal for maternal health care services? Use of a best-worst scaling choice experiment in West Africa
    Aleksandra Torbica
    Assistant Professor, Department for Policy Analysis and Public Management, Centre for Research on Health and Social Care Management CERGAS, Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Italy
    J Health Serv Res Policy 19:208-15. 2014
  4. pmc Cost-effectiveness of a programme of screening and brief interventions for alcohol in primary care in Italy
    Colin Angus
    School of Health and Related Research ScHARR, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 15:26. 2014
  5. pmc Assessing the outcomes of implantable cardioverter defibrillator treatment in a real world setting: results from hospital record data
    Simone Ghislandi
    Department for Policy Analysis and Public Management, Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Milan, Italy
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:100. 2013
  6. pmc The "Essential Levels of Care" in Italy: when being explicit serves the devolution of powers
    Aleksandra Torbica
    Centre for Research on Health and Social Care Management, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Health Econ . 2005
  7. pmc Hospital costs of central line-associated bloodstream infections and cost-effectiveness of closed vs. open infusion containers. The case of Intensive Care Units in Italy
    Rosanna Tarricone
    CERGAS Bocconi University, via Roentgen 1, 21036 Milan, Italy
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 8:8. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Funding health technologies in decentralized systems: A comparison between Italy and Spain
    Giulia Cappellaro
    Centre for Research on Health and Social Care Management CERGAS, Universita Bocconi, Via Roentgen, 1, 20136 Milan, Italy
    Health Policy 92:313-21. 2009
  9. pmc The social and economic burden of stroke survivors in Italy: a prospective, incidence-based, multi-centre cost of illness study
    Giovanni Fattore
    Centre for Research on Health and Social Care Management CERGAS and SDA Bocconi, Universita Bocconi, Milan, Italy
    BMC Neurol 12:137. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Understanding the impact of economic evidence on clinical decision making: a discrete choice experiment in cardiology
    Aleksandra Torbica
    Department of Institutional Analysis and Public Management, Bocconi University, Cergas, via Roentgen 1, 20121 Milano, Italy
    Soc Sci Med 70:1536-43. 2010

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Health care multidisciplinary teams: The sociotechnical approach for an integrated system-wide perspective
    Marta Marsilio
    Marta Marsilio, PhD, is Assistant Professor, University of Milan, Italy, and Centre for Research in Health and Social Care Management CERGAS, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy Aleksandra Torbica, PhD, is Assistant Professor, Centre for Research in Health and Social Care Management CERGAS, Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy E mail Stefano Villa, PhD, is Associate Professor, Department of Management, Catholic University, Rome, Italy, and Coordinator of field research projects at CERISMAS Research Centre in Health Care Management, Catholic University of Milano, Italy
    Health Care Manage Rev . 2016
    ..e., human resources, clinical pathways, objects) without shedding light on to the way in which these organizational factors interact and mutually influence one another...
  2. doi request reprint Does informal care impact utilization of healthcare services? Evidence from a longitudinal study of stroke patients
    Aleksandra Torbica
    Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management, Centre for Research on Health and Social Care Management CERGAS, Bocconi University, Milano, Italy Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 124:29-38. 2015
    ..648, p = 0.039) while, once the decision on access is made, it doesn't influence the amount of services used. Our results suggest that informal caregivers facilitate or even promote the access to healthcare services...
  3. doi request reprint What criteria guide national entrepreneurs' policy decisions on user fee removal for maternal health care services? Use of a best-worst scaling choice experiment in West Africa
    Aleksandra Torbica
    Assistant Professor, Department for Policy Analysis and Public Management, Centre for Research on Health and Social Care Management CERGAS, Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Italy
    J Health Serv Res Policy 19:208-15. 2014
    ..Our aim was to identify criteria guiding such decisions among national policy entrepreneurs, those who link up problem definition, solution development and political processes...
  4. pmc Cost-effectiveness of a programme of screening and brief interventions for alcohol in primary care in Italy
    Colin Angus
    School of Health and Related Research ScHARR, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 15:26. 2014
    ..The effectiveness of such programmes in primary healthcare is well evidenced, but very few cost-effectiveness analyses have been conducted and none which specifically consider the Italian context...
  5. pmc Assessing the outcomes of implantable cardioverter defibrillator treatment in a real world setting: results from hospital record data
    Simone Ghislandi
    Department for Policy Analysis and Public Management, Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Milan, Italy
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:100. 2013
    ..This paper aims to investigate the impact of ICDs using a large administrative dataset reflecting actual clinical practice...
  6. pmc The "Essential Levels of Care" in Italy: when being explicit serves the devolution of powers
    Aleksandra Torbica
    Centre for Research on Health and Social Care Management, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Health Econ . 2005
    ..It is argued that adequate monitoring systems and accountability procedures are still needed to make the essential levels of care an effective pivotal element of the Italian National Health Service...
  7. pmc Hospital costs of central line-associated bloodstream infections and cost-effectiveness of closed vs. open infusion containers. The case of Intensive Care Units in Italy
    Rosanna Tarricone
    CERGAS Bocconi University, via Roentgen 1, 21036 Milan, Italy
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 8:8. 2010
    ..open (glass) infusion containers...
  8. doi request reprint Funding health technologies in decentralized systems: A comparison between Italy and Spain
    Giulia Cappellaro
    Centre for Research on Health and Social Care Management CERGAS, Universita Bocconi, Via Roentgen, 1, 20136 Milan, Italy
    Health Policy 92:313-21. 2009
    ..It is likely that the difficult search for a balance between introducing innovations, containing costs and assuring equity will require stronger regulatory action in the next future...
  9. pmc The social and economic burden of stroke survivors in Italy: a prospective, incidence-based, multi-centre cost of illness study
    Giovanni Fattore
    Centre for Research on Health and Social Care Management CERGAS and SDA Bocconi, Universita Bocconi, Milan, Italy
    BMC Neurol 12:137. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the one-year societal costs due to a stroke event in Italy and to investigate variables associated with costs in different phases following hospital admission...
  10. doi request reprint Understanding the impact of economic evidence on clinical decision making: a discrete choice experiment in cardiology
    Aleksandra Torbica
    Department of Institutional Analysis and Public Management, Bocconi University, Cergas, via Roentgen 1, 20121 Milano, Italy
    Soc Sci Med 70:1536-43. 2010
    ..Italian cardiologists appear to take cost-effectiveness information into account when deciding whether to use new treatments...
  11. ncbi request reprint Inpatient reimbursement system in Italy: how do tariffs relate to costs?
    Giovanni Fattore
    CERGAS and Institute of Public Administration and Health Care, Bocconi University, Viale Isonzo 23, 20135 Milan, Italy
    Health Care Manag Sci 9:251-8. 2006
    ..Microcosting is not used and, apparently, is not deemed as an appropriate methodology. After 10 years since their introduction national and regional tariffs are still not derived from explicit algorithms...
  12. doi request reprint Eliciting preferences to inform patient-centred policies: the case of psoriasis
    Aleksandra Torbica
    Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management, Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, via Roentgen 1, 20136, Milan, Italy
    Pharmacoeconomics 32:209-23. 2014
    ..To assess patient preferences for psoriasis treatment features and to investigate the heterogeneity of preferences among patients with different socio-demographic and disease-related characteristics...
  13. pmc The Economic Crisis and Acute Myocardial Infarction: New Evidence Using Hospital-Level Data
    Aleksandra Torbica
    Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management Centre for Research on Health and Social Care Management CERGAS, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 10:e0142810. 2015
    ..This research sought to assess whether and to what extent the ongoing economic crisis in Italy impacted hospitalizations, in-hospital mortality and expenditures associated with acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  14. doi request reprint Traveling for care: inter-regional mobility for aortic valve substitution in Italy
    Giovanni Fattore
    CERGAS and Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management, Universita Bocconi, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Health Policy 117:90-7. 2014
    ..1 and 4.4). The extent and direction of patients' mobility raise equity concerns, as receiving care in locations that are distant from home requires substantial financial and relational resources. ..
  15. doi request reprint Diffusion and use of health technology assessment in policy making: what lessons for decentralised healthcare systems?
    Oriana Ciani
    Centre for Research on Health and Social Care Management CERGAS, Universita Bocconi, Via Roentgen, 1, 20136 Milano, Italy
    Health Policy 108:194-202. 2012
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  16. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation in health care: the point of view of informed physicians
    Giovanni Fattore
    CERGAS SDA, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
    Value Health 9:157-67. 2006
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  17. doi request reprint Cost and reimbursement of cataract surgery in Europe: a cross-country comparison
    Giovanni Fattore
    CERGAS and Institute of Public Administration and Health Care, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
    Health Econ 17:S71-82. 2008
    ..Studies following this approach will gain importance if cross-country comparisons are to be used to promote European benchmarking exercises...