14 – 16 November 2006 Edmonton, Alberta In November 2006 the Institute of Health Economics (IHE) hosted the Consensus Development Conference on Self-Monitoring in Diabetes, looking specifically at the cost of testing, whether people with diabetes use test strips to monitor their blood sugar levels and, if so, whether they act on the information generated from these tests. The Consensus…
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Consensus Statement Consensus Statement on Self-monitoring in Diabetes (257 KB) Download Consensus Statement Media Releases 16 November 2006 – Media Release – Consensus reached on self-monitoring in diabetes (33 KB) Download Media Release 8 November 2006 – Media Release – High priced materials may not be needed by all Diabetics (39 KB) Download Media Release Other Papers Consensus…
This Mental Health Economic Statistics booklet brings together information that demonstrates the burden of mental illness and where Canada’s mental health system ranks among other developed countries. Mental Health Economic Statistics provides important consolidated information on key indicators that depict the state of our mental health system. NOTE: In 2006 the Alberta…
Institute of Health Economics Working Paper WP 06-02. The purpose of this report is to examine the economic implications for the province if a supplement to the fee schedule were allowed for vacuum-assisted biopsies. NOTE: In 2006 the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research HTA unit moved to IHE. Documents produced in and prior to 2006 have different formats; the format…
Institute of Health Economics Working Paper WP 06-01. The purpose of this report is to examine the economic issues associated with LGB. The following analyses were conducted: a systematic review of the economic literature on obesity-related interventions, with special attention to the differences between gastric bypass and gastric banding; an estimate of the Alberta population…
Institute of Health Economics Working Paper WP 06-04. The purpose of this analysis was to compare health care utilization as well as costs and mortality of individuals with diabetes in the province of Saskatchewan from 1999 to 2001, according to residential location. NOTE: In 2006 the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research HTA unit moved to IHE. Documents produced in…
This is the first edition of IHE In Your Pocket. This chart book is designed to be an easy reference guide to indicators of Canadian health care economic performance. Economic is broadly defined to include both means (personal and formal resources) and ends (health outcomes). The chart book is intended to provide the user with a concise, accessible, and reasonably comprehensive…