Professor Sir Muir Gray will lead 3V colleagues in providing updates, acting as a catalyst to transform information on value-based healthcare into useful and usable knowledge. These updates will include essential papers for keeping abreast of and understanding value in health and healthcare.
3V regularly scans at least 30 prominent journals on medicine, healthcare and value. From these we select one seminal paper each week to draw out the important points for a paper and podcast on value.
Paper of the Week 12th July 2019: Why are we wasting precious resources to deliver low value at the end of life?
Warraich, H. J., & Meier, D. E. (2019). Serious-Illness Care 2.0 — Meeting the Needs of Patients with Heart Failure. New England Journal of Medicine, 380(26), 2492–2494. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMp1900584 WEB LINK TO PAPER This week's paper of the [...]
Paper of the Week 5th July 2019: The inverse care law continues to thrive in the NHS for vascular surgery (and probably more)
Giuseppe Moscelli, Luigi Siciliani, Nils Gutacker, Richard Cookson (2018) Socioeconomic inequality of access to healthcare: Does choice explain the gradient? Journal of Health Economics, 57, 290–314. This week's blog is brought to you by: Dr Tim Wilson [...]
This weeks Paper of the Week is brought to you by: Professor Sir Muir Gray Author’s Conclusion “In July 2018, the Journal published the results of TAILORx (Trial Assigning Individualized Option for Treatment).1 This randomized [...]
Full reference: Sugrue L.P. and Rahul S. Desikan, R.S JAMA May 14, 2019 Volume 321, Number 18 1820 -1821 This weeks blog is brought to you by: Professor Sir Muir Gray WEB LINK TO PAPER Authors conclusion - [...]
Paper of the Week: The health equity measurement framework: a comprehensive model to measure social inequities in health
Full reference: Dover D.C. and Belon A.P.(2019) International Journal for Equity in Health 18;36 WEB LINK TO PAPER This weeks blog is brought to you by: Professor Sir Muir Gray, Founding Director Authors conclusion; Text from [...]
This weeks blog is brought to you by: Sir Muir Gray, Founding Director Authors conclusion “I’ve always had a peculiar fascination for the receiver-operating characteristic (ROC) curve. As a researcher, I appreciate that the area under the [...]
Paper of the Week: Knights and Knaves; even with the “wrong” incentives, most clinicians exhibit a culture of stewardship
Full reference: Guida, S. et al Testing the myth of fee‐for‐service and overprovision in health care. Health Economics. 2019;28:717–722. This week's paper of the week is brought to you by Dr Tim Wilson, Managing Director Bottom line [...]
Full Reference: Gazzard G et al (2019) Lancet 2019; 393: 1505–16 Published Online March 9, 2019 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32213-X This weeks blog is brought to you by: Professor Sir Muir Gray, Founding Director. WEB LINK TO PAPER Key text from [...]
Full reference: MA. Published online April 15, 2019. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.4310 This weeks blog is brought to you by: Professor Sir Muir Gray, Founding Director Authors conclusion “The rationale for using HbA1c level as a surrogate for diabetes outcomes is [...]
Paper of the Week: 10th May 2019: Better payment systems can support, but not replace, culture change
Full reference: Maryland’s Experiment With Capitated Payments For Rural Hospitals: Large Reductions In Hospital-Based Care. Jesse M. Pines, Sonal Vats, Mark S. Zocchi, Bernard Black. (2019) HEALTH AFFAIRS . Vol. 38, NO. 4 Link to Paper This week’s [...]