Author: Avalon Health Economics LLC

Using Payer Research to Assess Medical Device Market Access
July 17, 2019 - 9:10 am, by
  This blog is written by  John Schneider, PhD, Sabrina Chmelir, Jacie Cooper, and Shawn Davies, MA Advances in technological innovation and access to capital have recently resulted in a wave of new medical devices, including more accurate diagnostic tools, remote monitoring systems, and automated surgical tools.  This next generation of medical devices has the...
Optometry’s Essential and Expanding Role in Health Care: Assured Quality and Greater Access for Healthier Communities
June 20, 2019 - 11:30 am, by
This research summary is written by John E. Schneider, PhD & Cara M. Scheibling   A two-decade drumbeat of bold, future-focused and entirely bi-partisan changes in U.S. state laws has ushered in the modern practice of optometry.  The result has been a dramatic expansion of the profession’s independent physician role in health care coupled with...
Healthcare Use Cases for Blockchain Technology
June 19, 2019 - 2:38 pm, by
This blog was written by John Schneider, PhD, Katherine Dick, Cara Scheibling Recently, the crypto-currency company Bitcoin has been in the news, mainly for its combination of volatility in valuation coupled with its impenetrable technological foundation.  The virtual currency is perhaps the most well-known application of a technology now commonly referred to as “blockchain.”[1] Each...
Smoke, Mirrors, and Wild Geese :What Should Be the Future Directions of HEOR in the 2020s?
June 10, 2019 - 2:15 pm, by
  Andrew Briggs, DPhil Chair of Health Economics, University of Glasgow, Glasgow UK. Senior Scientist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA. Director and Principal, Avalon Health Economics, Morristown, NJ, USA.   This blog was created from a presentation given at the ISPOR Annual Meeting in New Orleans, May 21st, 2019 as part...
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