Affiliation: University of Manchester
- "A powerful intervention: general practitioners'; use of sickness certification in depression"Sara MacDonald
General Practice and Primary Care, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, 1, Horselethill Road, Glasgow, G12 9LX, UK
BMC Fam Pract 13:82. 2012..Previous research has considered GP views of sickness certification but not specifically in relation to depression. This study aimed to explore GPs views of sickness certification in relation to depression...
- Reduced mortality with hospital pay for performance in EnglandMatt Sutton
Centre for Health Economics, Institute of Population Health, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
N Engl J Med 367:1821-8. 2012..8 million)...
- Protocol for Northern Ireland Caries Prevention in Practice Trial (NIC-PIP) trial: a randomised controlled trial to measure the effects and costs of a dental caries prevention regime for young children attending primary care dental servicesMartin Tickle
School of Dentistry, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
BMC Oral Health 11:27. 2011....
- Record rewards: the effects of targeted quality incentives on the recording of risk factors by primary care providersMatt Sutton
Health Economics, Health Methodology Research Group, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
Health Econ 19:1-13. 2010..Allowance for the positive spillovers reduces the estimated average reward from pound50 to pound25 per additional record...
- Higher mortality rates amongst emergency patients admitted to hospital at weekends reflect a lower probability of admissionRachel Meacock
Manchester Centre for Health Economics, University of Manchester, UK
J Health Serv Res Policy . 2016....
- Arrival by ambulance explains variation in mortality by time of admission: retrospective study of admissions to hospital following emergency department attendance in EnglandLaura Anselmi
Centre for Health Economics, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
BMJ Qual Saf . 2016..We examined how rates of patient arrival at accident and emergency (A&E) departments by ambulance-a marker of illness severity-were associated with in-hospital mortality by day and time of attendance...
- Effect of a national primary care pay for performance scheme on emergency hospital admissions for ambulatory care sensitive conditions: controlled longitudinal studyMark J Harrison
Manchester Centre for Health Economics, Institute of Population Health, University of Manchester, UK Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
BMJ 349:g6423. 2014..To estimate the impact of a national primary care pay for performance scheme, the Quality and Outcomes Framework in England, on emergency hospital admissions for ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSCs)...
- Using Survival Analysis to Improve Estimates of Life Year Gains in Policy EvaluationsRachel Meacock
University of Manchester, Manchester, UK rm, MS, SRK Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada MH Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Vancouver, BC, Canada MH
Med Decis Making . 2016..The objective was to demonstrate the feasibility and materiality of using parametric survival models to extrapolate future survival in health care policy evaluations...
- What are the Costs and Benefits of Providing Comprehensive Seven-day Services for Emergency Hospital Admissions?Rachel Meacock
Manchester Centre for Health Economics, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Health Econ 24:907-12. 2015..Policy makers and service providers should focus on identifying specific service extensions for which cost-effectiveness can be demonstrated...
- The effect of mental ill health on absence from work in different occupational classifications: analysis of routine data in the British Household Panel SurveyWill Whittaker
Health Sciences Research Group, School of Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
J Occup Environ Med 54:1539-44. 2012..To investigate relationship of mental ill health to absence from work in different occupational classifications...
- Quality target negotiation in health care: evidence from the English NHSEleonora Fichera
Manchester Centre for Health Economics, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Eur J Health Econ 17:811-22. 2016....
- Is treatment "intensity" associated with healthier lifestyle choices? An application of the dose response functionEleonora Fichera
Manchester Centre for Health Economics, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom Electronic address
Econ Hum Biol 23:149-163. 2016..5 percentage point reduction in the probability of undertaking vigorous physical activity. Our results hold for a sub-sample visiting the doctor for health check-ups, and are shown to be robust using instrumental variables...
- The cost-effectiveness of using financial incentives to improve provider quality: a framework and applicationRachel Meacock
Manchester Centre for Health Economics, Institute of Population Health, The University of Manchester, UK
Health Econ 23:1-13. 2014..By generating approximately 5200 quality-adjusted life years and £ 4.4 m of savings in reduced length of stay, we find that the programme was a cost-effective use of resources in its first 18 months...
- Should pay-for-performance schemes be locally designed? Evidence from the Commissioning for Quality and Innovation (CQUIN) FrameworkSøren Rud Kristensen
Research Fellow, Manchester Centre for Health Economics, Institute of Population Health, University of Manchester, UK
J Health Serv Res Policy 18:38-49. 2013..We assess the extent to which local design achieved these objectives...
- Family doctor responses to changes in incentives for influenza immunization under the U.K. Quality and Outcomes Framework pay-for-performance schemeEvangelos Kontopantelis
Health Sciences Primary Care Research Group, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Health Serv Res 47:1117-36. 2012..To analyze the effect of setting higher targets, in a primary care pay-for-performance scheme, on rates of influenza immunization and exception reporting...