40th Annual Australian Health Economics Society Conference

Hobart, Australia

 
September 25, 2018
 
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08:30 to 09:00Mezzanine Level Registration
 
 
08:50 to 09:00Grand Ballroom 3 Welcome Address by Prof Anthony Scott
 
 
09:00 to 10:20Grand Ballroom 3 Keynote Address by Donald Kenkel - The Benefits and Costs of Public Health: An Economic Approach
 
 
10:20 to 10:50Mezzanine Level Morning Tea
 
 
10:50 to 12:30see below Parallel Session One
 
 
12:30 to 13:30Mezzanine Level Lunch
 
 
13:30 to 15:10see below Parallel Session Two
 
 
15:10 to 15:40Mezzanine Level Afternoon Tea
 
 
15:40 to 17:20see below Parallel Session Three
 
 
17:30 to 18:30 Annual General Meeting of the Australian Health Economics Society, Harbour View Room 1
 
 
 
September 26, 2018
 
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09:00 to 10:40see below Parallel Session Four
 
 
10:40 to 11:10Mezzanine Level Morning Tea
 
 
11:10 to 12:30Grand Ballroom 3 Plenary Session on The Future of Health Economics in Australia
 
 
12:30 to 13:30Mezzanine Level Lunch
 
 
13:30 to 15:10see below Parallel Session Five
 
 
15:10 to 15:30Grand Ballroom 3 Awards Ceremony and Conference Closing Address
 
 

 

Program Notes and Index of Sessions

Welcome Address by Prof Anthony Scott
Location: Grand Ballroom 3
September 25, 2018 08:50 to 09:00

Keynote Address by Donald Kenkel - The Benefits and Costs of Public Health: An Economic Approach
Location: Grand Ballroom 3
September 25, 2018 09:00 to 10:20

Parallel Session One
Locations: listed below
September 25, 2018 10:50 to 12:30
 
Program Evaluations, Grand Ballroom 3
Cost of Ill-Health and Health Care, Harbour View Room 2
Health Econometrics, Chancellor Room 4
Measuring Health and Quality of Life 1, Chancellor Room 5

Parallel Session Two
Locations: listed below
September 25, 2018 13:30 to 15:10
 
Reflections on teaching health economics, Grand Ballroom 3
Health Care Expenditure, Harbour View Room 2
Infants and Children 1, Chancellor Room 4
Health Care Utilisation 1, Chancellor Room 5

Parallel Session Three
Locations: listed below
September 25, 2018 15:40 to 17:20
 
Cost Effectiveness, Grand Ballroom 3
Developing a disease-specific utility instrument for dementia – the AD-5D proj..., Harbour View Room 2
Health in Developing Country Settings, Chancellor Room 4
Australian Health Care System, Chancellor Room 5

Parallel Session Four
Locations: listed below
September 26, 2018 09:00 to 10:40
 
Measuring Health and Quality of Life 2, Grand Ballroom 3
Prevalence, Burden and Costs of Disease, Harbour View Room 2
Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Addiction, Chancellor Room 4
Health Care Utilisation 2, Chancellor Room 5

Plenary Session on The Future of Health Economics in Australia
Location: Grand Ballroom 3
September 26, 2018 11:10 to 12:30
 
Chair - Michael Pervan, Secretary, Department of Health, Tasmania /// Overview of health economics in Australia - Anthony Scott, University of Melbourne /// How can we build on our research strengths into the future? - Jane Hall, University Technology Sydney /// Can we strengthen capacity building and training? - Lisa Gold, Deakin University /// Improving engagement and policy impact - Henry Cutler, Macquarie University /// View from the outside - international perspectives - Don Kenkel, Cornell University

Parallel Session Five
Locations: listed below
September 26, 2018 13:30 to 15:10
 
Stated Preferences, Grand Ballroom 3
Productivity and Labour Supply, Harbour View Room 2
Infants and Children 2, Chancellor Room 4
AHED Workshop Session, Chancellor Room 5

 

Summary of All Sessions

#Date/TimeLocationTitlePapers
1September 25, 2018
10:50-12:30
Harbour View Room 2 Cost of Ill-Health and Health Care4
2September 25, 2018
10:50-12:30
Grand Ballroom 3 Program Evaluations4
3September 25, 2018
10:50-12:30
Chancellor Room 4 Health Econometrics4
4September 25, 2018
10:50-12:30
Chancellor Room 5 Measuring Health and Quality of Life 14
5September 25, 2018
13:30-15:10
Grand Ballroom 3 Reflections on teaching health economics4
6September 25, 2018
13:30-15:10
Harbour View Room 2 Health Care Expenditure4
7September 25, 2018
13:30-15:10
Chancellor Room 4 Infants and Children 14
8September 25, 2018
13:30-15:10
Chancellor Room 5 Health Care Utilisation 14
9September 25, 2018
15:40-17:20
Grand Ballroom 3 Cost Effectiveness4
10September 25, 2018
15:40-17:20
Harbour View Room 2 Developing a disease-specific utility instrument for dementia – the AD-5D project4
11September 25, 2018
15:40-17:20
Chancellor Room 4 Health in Developing Country Settings4
12September 25, 2018
15:40-17:20
Chancellor Room 5 Australian Health Care System4
13September 26, 2018
9:00-10:40
Grand Ballroom 3 Measuring Health and Quality of Life 24
14September 26, 2018
9:00-10:40
Harbour View Room 2 Prevalence, Burden and Costs of Disease3
15September 26, 2018
9:00-10:40
Chancellor Room 4 Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Addiction4
16September 26, 2018
9:00-10:40
Chancellor Room 5 Health Care Utilisation 24
17September 26, 2018
13:30-15:10
Grand Ballroom 3 Stated Preferences4
18September 26, 2018
13:30-15:10
Harbour View Room 2 Productivity and Labour Supply4
19September 26, 2018
13:30-15:10
Chancellor Room 4 Infants and Children 24
20September 26, 2018
13:30-15:10
Chancellor Room 5 AHED Workshop Session6
 

20 sessions, 81 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers


 

40th Annual Australian Health Economics Society Conference

Detailed List of Sessions

 
Session 1: Cost of Ill-Health and Health Care
September 25, 2018 10:50 to 12:30
Harbour View Room 2
 
Session Chair: Barbara de Graaff, University of Tasmania
 

1. The Cost of Youth Suicide in Australia
By Irina Kinchin; CQUniversity
Chris Doran; CQUniversity
   presented by: Irina Kinchin, CQUniversity
 

2. The economic and social costs of intellectual disability to families and the government
By Deborah Schofield; Macquarie University
Rupendra Shrestha; Macquarie University
Owen Tan; Macquarie University
   presented by: Rupendra Shrestha, Macquarie University
 

3. Difficult decisions: costs and benefits of genetic testing and reproductive choices in genetic MND
By Virginia Mumford; Macquarie University
Anne Hogden; Macquarie University
Ashley Crook; Macquarie University
Dominic Rowe; Macquarie University
   presented by: Virginia Mumford, Macquarie University
 

4. The cost and cost-effectiveness of scaling up of HIV and Syphilis testing in low and middle income countries: a systematic review
By rabiah al adawiyah; kirby Institute
tanya applegate; Kirby Institute
rebecca guy; Kirby Institute
ari probandari; Universitas Sebelas Maret
Luh Wulandari; Kirby Institute
virginia wiseman; Kirby Institute
   presented by: rabiah al adawiyah, kirby Institute
 
Session 2: Program Evaluations
September 25, 2018 10:50 to 12:30
Grand Ballroom 3
 
Session Chair: Martin Hensher, Department of Health, Tasmania
 

1. Evaluating Outcomes Based Care for Vulnerable Older People: Challenges and lessons learned from a complex program evaluation
By Joanne Epp; Macquarie Univerisity
Henry Cutler; Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy
   presented by: Joanne Epp, Macquarie Univerisity
 

2. How does feedback from a clinical quality registry impact clinician treatment decisions?
By Nicola Huxley; Monash University
Dennis Petrie; Monash University
Arul Earnest; Monash University
Sue Evans; Monash University
Jeremy Miller; Monash University
Anthony Harris; Monash University
   presented by: Nicola Huxley, Monash University
 

3. Economic evaluation of household contact investigation for the detection of tuberculosis in Vietnam: a cluster randomized controlled trial
By Thomas Lung; The George Institute for Global Health,
   presented by: Thomas Lung, The George Institute for Global Health,
 

4. Risk-benefit analysis of low-dose aspirin for primary prevention among Indigenous patients with high cardiovascular risk
By Yuejen Zhao; NT Department of Health
   presented by: Yuejen Zhao, NT Department of Health
 
Session 3: Health Econometrics
September 25, 2018 10:50 to 12:30
Chancellor Room 4
 
Session Chair: David Johnston, Monash University
 

1. Health Shocks and the Dynamics of Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from a Monthly Panel of Elderly Singaporeans
By Terence Cheng; University of Adelaide
Rhema Vaithianathan
   presented by: Terence Cheng, University of Adelaide
 

2. The impacts of natural disasters on health and wellbeing
By Rachel Knott; Monash University
   presented by: Rachel Knott, Monash University
 

3. Crashes and crashes: the effects of the stock market on traffic accidents in Britain
By Lisa Farrell; RMIT University
Jane Fry; Monash University
David Johnston; Monash University
Michael Shields; Monash University
   presented by: Jane Fry, Monash University
 

4. Effect of Longevity Increase on House Prices: Evidence from Empirical Research
By Tianyu Sun; UNSW Canberra
Satish Chand; University of New South Wales
Keiran Sharpe; Australian Defence Force Academy
   presented by: Tianyu Sun, UNSW Canberra
 
Session 4: Measuring Health and Quality of Life 1
September 25, 2018 10:50 to 12:30
Chancellor Room 5
 
Session Chair: Rachel Milte, University of South Australia
 

1. What was the question? Investigating differences between ratings of “health” and health-related “quality of life” using preference-based survey responses
By Natalie Carvalho; University of Melbourne
   presented by: Natalie Carvalho, University of Melbourne
 

2. Item banking: an innovative approach to assess quality of life for application in the economic evaluation of adolescent health programmes and public health interventions
By Jyoti Khadka; University of South Australia
Gang Chen; Monash University
Julie Ratcliffe; University of South Australia
   presented by: Jyoti Khadka, University of South Australia
 

3. Developing a Cerebral-Palsy specific health state classification system for a new preference-based (proxy-reported) instrument
By Mina Bahrampour; School of Medicine & Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith university
Martin Downes; School of Medicine & Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith university
Roslyn Boyd; Queensland university
Paul Scuffham; School of Medicine & Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith university
Joshua Byrnes; School of Medicine & Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith university
   presented by: Mina Bahrampour, School of Medicine & Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith university
 

4. CART Analysis: A new approach to mapping patient reported outcome measures to multi-attribute utility instruments
By S.Mona Aghdaee; Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy
Bonny Parkinson; Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy
Kompal Sinha; Macquarie University
Mutsa Gumbie; Macquarie University
Emma Olin; Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy
Henry Cutler; Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy
   presented by: S.Mona Aghdaee, Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy
 
Session 5: Reflections on teaching health economics
September 25, 2018 13:30 to 15:10
Grand Ballroom 3
 
Session Chair: Duncan Mortimer, Monash University
 

1. Teaching the design of economic evaluation alongside clinical trials
By Kim Dalziel; Centre for Health Policy
   presented by: Kim Dalziel, Centre for Health Policy
 

2. Introducing Quality Adjusted Life Years (QALYs)
By Bonny Parkinson; Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy
   presented by: Bonny Parkinson, Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy
 

3. Opportunities and challenges in delivering postgraduate health economics in dual online and on-campus format
By Lisa Gold; Deakin University
   presented by: Lisa Gold, Deakin University
 

4. Teaching health economists to economists
By Kompal Sinha; Macquarie University
   presented by: Kompal Sinha, Macquarie University
 

Discussant:   Duncan Mortimer, Monash University
 
Session 6: Health Care Expenditure
September 25, 2018 13:30 to 15:10
Harbour View Room 2
 
Session Chair: Virginia Mumford, Macquarie University
 

1. Australian Disease Expenditure Study 2015
By Emily Bourke; AIHW
Vicki Bennett; AIHW
   presented by: Emily Bourke, AIHW
 

2. The financial impact of a breast cancer diagnosis in Australia – lessons from the Lifepool cohort
By Dennis Petrie; Monash University
Karinna Saxby; Monash University
   presented by: Karinna Saxby, Monash University
 

3. Planning for change: Estimating opportunities for workforce substitution in health care pathways
By Stephen Birch; University of Queensland
   presented by: Stephen Birch, University of Queensland
 

4. Economic Value of Midwifery Oral Health Screening and Provision of Cost Free Dental Service
By W. Kathy Tannous; University of Western Sydney
Ajesh George; Western Sydney University
Moin Uddin Ahmed; Western Sydney University
   presented by: W. Kathy Tannous, University of Western Sydney
 
Session 7: Infants and Children 1
September 25, 2018 13:30 to 15:10
Chancellor Room 4
 
Session Chair: Nicole Black, Monash
 

1. The Winter's Tale: Season of Birth Impacts on Children in China
By Pushkar Maitra; Monash University
Nidhiya Menon; Brandeis University
Chau Tran; Monash University
   presented by: Chau Tran, Monash University
 

2. Maternal and Neonatal Health Outcomes Associated with Household Water and Sanitation in Indonesia
By Lisa Cameron; University of Melbourne
Diana Contreras Suarez; The University of Melbourne
   presented by: Diana Contreras Suarez, The University of Melbourne
 

3. Mobile Phone Addiction in Tibetan and Han Chinese middle school students
By li lu; University of Macau
Dan Xu; University of Macau
Huan Liu; Anhui Medical University
Ling Zhang; Beijing Anding Hospital
Ng Chee; University of Melbourne
Gabor Ungvari; University of Notre Dame Australia
Feng An; Beijing Anding Hospital
Yu Xiang; University of Macau
   presented by: li lu, University of Macau
 

4. Mental health of new parents: Does the first child change mother's and father's mental health?
By Nataliya Ilyushina; RMIT University
   presented by: Nataliya Ilyushina, RMIT University
 
Session 8: Health Care Utilisation 1
September 25, 2018 13:30 to 15:10
Chancellor Room 5
 
Session Chair: Anthony Scott, University of Melbourne
 

1. Does Socio-economic Status Affect Hospital Utilization and Health Outcomes of Chronic Disease Patients?
By Jongsay Yong; University of Melbourne
Ou Yang; The University of Melbourne
   presented by: Jongsay Yong, University of Melbourne
 

2. An Incentive Program with Almost No Incentive: An Overlooked Benefit of Pay-For-Performance
By Shiko Maruyama; University of Technology Sydney
Chunzhou Mu; UTS Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation (CHERE
Kees Van Gool; UTS
   presented by: Shiko Maruyama, University of Technology Sydney
 

3. Sources of risk selection in Australian private health insurance
By Alexander Buckmaster; The University of Queensland
David Rowell; The University of Queensland
Jonas Fooken; The University of Queensland
   presented by: Alexander Buckmaster, The University of Queensland
 

4. Consumer Directed Care plan: Early evidences of health care utilization in Australia
By Michelle Tran; University of Queensland
Brenda Gannon; University of Queensland
Nancy Kong; University of Queensland
   presented by: Michelle Tran, University of Queensland
 
Session 9: Cost Effectiveness
September 25, 2018 15:40 to 17:20
Grand Ballroom 3
 
Session Chair: Dennis Petrie, Monash University
 

1. Decision modelling cost-effectiveness analysis of the Tailored Activity Program for patients living with dementia and their caregivers
By Tianjiao Wang; The University of Queensland
Brenda Gannon; University of Queensland
Sally Bennett; The University of Queensland
   presented by: Tianjiao Wang, The University of Queensland
 

2. The cost-effectiveness of multimodal approaches in preventing and treating chronic pain
By Liz Schroeder; Macquarie University
   presented by: Liz Schroeder, Macquarie University
 

3. Cost-effectiveness in retinoblastoma: reproductive technologies and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD).
By Melanie Zeppel; Macquarie University
Deborah Schofield; Macquarie University
Rupendra Shrestha; Macquarie University
Sandra Staffieri; University of Melbourne
Robyn Jamieson; The Children's Hospital at Westmead
Diana Jelovic; The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
Owen Tan; Macquarie University
   presented by: Melanie Zeppel, Macquarie University
 

4. Cost-effectiveness of screening a 5 year old child for hearing loss using sound scouts compared with no screening: a decision model analysis
By ross bowman; Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy
Mutsa Gumbie; Macquarie University
Bonny Parkinson; Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy
rachel song; Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy
Henry Cutler; Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy
   presented by: ross bowman, Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy
 
Session 10: Developing a disease-specific utility instrument for dementia – the AD-5D project
September 25, 2018 15:40 to 17:20
Harbour View Room 2
 
Session Chair: Julie Ratcliffe, University of South Australia
 

1. Confirming the content validity of the AD-5D classification system domains
By Alyssa Welch; University of Queensland
Kim-Huong Nguyen; University of Queensland
Julie Ratcliffe; University of South Australia
Tracy Comans; University of Queensland
   presented by: Alyssa Welch, University of Queensland
 

2. Valuation of a new dementia specific utility instrument, the AD-5D
By Tracy Comans; University of Queensland
Kim-Huong Nguyen; University of Queensland
Lily Li; Griffith University
Alyssa Welch; University of Queensland
Brendan Mulhern; University of Technology Sydney
Julie Ratcliffe; University of South Australia
   presented by: Tracy Comans, University of Queensland
 

3. An empirical comparison of Best-Worst Scaling and Discrete Choice Experiment with duration to estimate a health utility index for people with dementia
By Kim-Huong Nguyen; The University of Queensland
Tracy Comans; University of Queensland
Brendan Mulhern; University of Technology Sydney
Julie Ratcliffe; University of South Australia
   presented by: Kim-Huong Nguyen, The University of Queensland
 

4. How do people with dementia and family carers value AQoL-AD states using discrete choice experiment and best worst scaling approaches?
By Rachel Milte; University of South Australia
Claire Hutchinson; University of South Australia
Tracy Comans; University of Queensland
Kim-Huong Nguyen; University of Queensland
Alyssa Welch; University of Queensland
Tessa Caporale; Helping Hand
Megan Corlis; Helping Hand
Julie Ratcliffe; University of South Australia
   presented by: Rachel Milte, University of South Australia
 
Session 11: Health in Developing Country Settings
September 25, 2018 15:40 to 17:20
Chancellor Room 4
 
Session Chair: Rachel Knott, Monash University
 

1. 40 years on: the long-lasting effects of war on health in Vietnam
By Michael Palmer; University of Western Australia
   presented by: Michael Palmer, University of Western Australia
 

2. Is the difference between actual and preferred number of sons a predictor of fertility?
By Mehwish Ali; RMIT
   presented by: Mehwish Ali, RMIT
 

3. The Impact of Household Shocks on Domestic Violence: Evidence from Tanzania
By Olukorede Abiona; University of Technology Sydney
Martin Koppensteiner; University of Leicester
   presented by: Olukorede Abiona, University of Technology Sydney
 

4. Cigarette Demand in Indonesia with Controls for Cigarette Quality
By John Gibson; University of Waikato
Susan Olivia; University of Waikato
   presented by: Susan Olivia, University of Waikato
 
Session 12: Australian Health Care System
September 25, 2018 15:40 to 17:20
Chancellor Room 5
 
Session Chair: Julie Campbell, University of Tasmania
 

1. The relationship between continuity of primary care and cervical screening in Australia
By Michael Wright; CHERE-UTS
Jane Hall; University of Technology, Sydney
Kees Van Gool; UTS
Marion Haas; UTS
Serena Yu; University of Technology Sydney
   presented by: Michael Wright, CHERE-UTS
 

2. Integration of care: Can community pharmacists be fully integrated into primary care in Australia- an exploratory study
By Thao Thai; Monash University
Jean Spinks; na
Gang Chen; Monash University
Sonja Kassenboehmer; Monash University
Cathy Banwell; ANU
Emily Lancsar; The Australian National University
   presented by: Thao Thai, Monash University
 

3. Effects of an outcomes based funding model for integrated care on unplanned hospital use
By Henry Cutler; Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy
Yuanyuan Gu; Macquarie University
   presented by: Henry Cutler, Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy
 

4. Transparency in pharmaceutical pricing: the case of Special Pricing Agreements
By Barbara de Graaff; University of Tasmania
Kwang Chien Yee; University of Tasmania
Philip Clarke; University of Melbourne
Andrew Palmer; University of Tasmania
   presented by: Barbara de Graaff, University of Tasmania
 
Session 13: Measuring Health and Quality of Life 2
September 26, 2018 9:00 to 10:40
Grand Ballroom 3
 
Session Chair: Bonny Parkinson, Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy
 

1. Factor analysis versus other statistical tests of difference and association: Comparison of methods for evaluating the convergent and discriminant validity of the Women’s Health Questionnaire against the EQ-5D-5L and SF-6D.
By Billingsley Kaambwa; Flinders University
Julie Ratcliffe; University of South Australia
   presented by: Billingsley Kaambwa, Flinders University
 

2. Mapping the PedsQLTM onto the CHU9D: Assessing the external validity of existing mapping algorithms in disparate sub-groups
By Christine Mpundu-Kaambwa; University of South Australia
Gang Chen; Monash University
Elisabeth Huynh; University of South Australia
Ray Russo; Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide
Julie Ratcliffe; University of South Australia
   presented by: Christine Mpundu-Kaambwa, University of South Australia
 

3. Mapping CHU9D utility values from the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ)
By Rajan Sharma; Macquarie University
Yuanyuan Gu; Macquarie University
Kompal Sinha; Macquarie University
Bonny Parkinson; Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy
   presented by: Rajan Sharma, Macquarie University
 

4. Towards a preference-based measure of patient-reported healthcare experiences: A systematic review of existing patient-reported experience measures (PREMs)
By Claudia Bull; Griffith University
Wendy Chaboyer; Griffith University
Martin Downes; School of Medicine & Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith university
Paul Scuffham; School of Medicine & Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith university
Joshua Byrnes; School of Medicine & Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith university
   presented by: Claudia Bull, Griffith University
 
Session 14: Prevalence, Burden and Costs of Disease
September 26, 2018 9:00 to 10:40
Harbour View Room 2
 
Session Chair: Barbara de Graaff, University of Tasmania
 

1. Prevalence of multiple sclerosis in Australia in 2017 calculated from prescription data.
By Julie Campbell; University of Tasmania
Steve Simpson Jr.; University of Melbourne
Hasnat Ahmad; Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania
Bruce Taylor; University of Tasmania
Ingrid Van der Mei; University of Tasmania
Andrew Palmer; University of Tasmania
   presented by: Julie Campbell, University of Tasmania
 

2. An overview of socio-economic factors in diabetes related-foot disease in New South Wales, Australia
By Moin Uddin Ahmed; Western Sydney University
W. Kathy Tannous; University of Western Sydney
Deborah Turner; Western Sydney University
Frances Henshaw; Western Sydney University
   presented by: Moin Uddin Ahmed, Western Sydney University
 

3. Cost-effectiveness of combination therapy versus monotherapy for patients with systemic sclerosis-related pulmonary arterial hypertension
By An Tran-Duy; University of Melbourne
   presented by: An Tran-Duy, University of Melbourne
 
Session 15: Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Addiction
September 26, 2018 9:00 to 10:40
Chancellor Room 4
 
Session Chair: David Johnston, Monash University
 

1. Early to bed & early to rise: Really improves your health!
By Chitwan Lalji; Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Debayan Pakrashi; Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
   presented by: Chitwan Lalji, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
 

2. Does Equal Alcohol Mean Equal Harm? Beverage Types and Antisocial and Unlawful Behaviours
By Ou Yang; The University of Melbourne
Xueyan Zhao; Monash University
Preety Srivastava; Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
   presented by: Ou Yang, The University of Melbourne
 

3. The dynamics of income-related inequality in smoking behaviour
By Dennis Petrie; Monash University
   presented by: Dennis Petrie, Monash University
 

4. Are the Mentally Ill Rational (in the Economic Sense)? Evidence from Health Insurance Behavior
By Eric Sun; Stanford University
   presented by: Eric Sun, Stanford University
 
Session 16: Health Care Utilisation 2
September 26, 2018 9:00 to 10:40
Chancellor Room 5
 
Session Chair: Terence Cheng, University of Adelaide
 

1. The Effect of Health Insurance on Healthcare Utilization and Labour Market Outcomes of the Elderly in Ghana
By Frank Darkwah; University of Adelaide
   presented by: Frank Darkwah, University of Adelaide
 

2. Obesity increases health service utilization and costs in Ghanaian adult Population
By Stella Lartey; Menzies Institute for Medical Research,
Barbara de Graaff; Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania
Lei Si; Centre for the Health Economy
Costan Magnussen; Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania
Andrew Palmer; Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania
   presented by: Stella Lartey, Menzies Institute for Medical Research,
 

3. Householdolds choice of health service providers and utilization of health care serices in Tanzania
By Arnold Kihaule; Ardhi University,
   presented by: Arnold Kihaule, Ardhi University,
 

4. The cost of hospitalisation for childhood cancer patient in NSW—an analysis of linkage data
By Owen Tan; Macquarie University
Deborah Schofield; Macquarie University
Rupendra Shrestha; Macquarie University
   presented by: Owen Tan, Macquarie University
 
Session 17: Stated Preferences
September 26, 2018 13:30 to 15:10
Grand Ballroom 3
 
Session Chair: Julie Campbell, University of Tasmania
 

1. Community preferences for the allocation of kidneys from deceased donors: a national best-worst scaling survey
By Martin Howell; University of Sydney
   presented by: Martin Howell, University of Sydney
 

2. Not that different but definitely not the same. An investigation of the consistency of ranking versus best worst scaling generated preferences for attributes of quality of life
By Julie Ratcliffe; University of South Australia
Billingsley Kaambwa; Flinders University
Claire Hutchinson; University of South Australia
Emily Lancsar; The Australian National University
   presented by: Julie Ratcliffe, University of South Australia
 

3. Preferences for standard and behavioural economic inspired policies designed to reduce and prevent obesity
By Emily Lancsar; The Australian National University
Jemimah Ride; York
Nicole Black; Monash
Leonie Burgess; Sax Institute
Anna Peeters; Deakin University
   presented by: Emily Lancsar, The Australian National University
 

4. A contingent valuation study to determine societal and offenders’ value for the treatment of impulsive violent offenders.
By Stella Settumba; Kirby Institute, UNSW
Tony Butler; Kirby Institute, UNSW
Georgina Chambers; Center for Big Data Research in Health, UNSW
Peter Schofield; University of Newcastle
Marian Shanahan; National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre
   presented by: Stella Settumba, Kirby Institute, UNSW
 
Session 18: Productivity and Labour Supply
September 26, 2018 13:30 to 15:10
Harbour View Room 2
 
Session Chair: Jongsay Yong, University of Melbourne
 

1. Assessing the costs of training: an exploration of the MedTrack medical trainee speciality decisions
By Brenda Gannon; University of Queensland
David Rowell; The University of Queensland
Anton Pak; The University of Queensland
Nick Clarke; Royal College of Surgeons
Ruairi Brugha; Royal College of Surgeons
   presented by: Brenda Gannon, University of Queensland
 

2. Estimating the friction period in Australia
By Kathleen Manipis; University of Technology Sydney
Alison Pearce; Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation, University of Technology Sydney
Paul Hanly; National College of Ireland
Philip Haywood; University of Technology Sydney
Stephen Goodall; University of Technology Sydney
   presented by: Kathleen Manipis, University of Technology Sydney
 

3. Productivity of Australian Private Health Insurers
By Lan Nguyen; Griffith University
Andrew Worthington; Griffith University
   presented by: Lan Nguyen, Griffith University
 

4. An analysis of public and private practice by medical specialists over their career lifecycle
By Jia Song; The University of Adelaide
   presented by: Jia Song, The University of Adelaide
 
Session 19: Infants and Children 2
September 26, 2018 13:30 to 15:10
Chancellor Room 4
 
Session Chair: Diana Contreras Suarez, The University of Melbourne
 

1. The effect of parental language barriers on children’s health care utilisation
By Nicole Black; Monash University
Johannes Kunz; Monash University
   presented by: Nicole Black, Monash University
 

2. Financial Stress During Pregnancy—The Short and Long-Term Effects on Children’s Health and Labour Market Outcomes
By Nancy Kong; University of Queensland
Brenda Gannon; University of Queensland
Alexandra Clavarino; University of Queensland
Jake Najman; University of Queensland
   presented by: Nancy Kong, University of Queensland
 

3. A question of timing: What Determines the Timing of Autism Diagnosis
By Angela Jackson; Monash University
   presented by: Angela Jackson, Monash University
 

4. Changes in Maternity Leave Coverage: Implications for Fertility, Labour Force Participation and Child Mortality
By salma ahmed; Deakin University
   presented by: Salma Ahmed, Deakin University
 
Session 20: AHED Workshop Session
September 26, 2018 13:30 to 15:10
Chancellor Room 5
 
Session Chair: Jeffrey Cannon, Telethon Kids
 

1. An economic evaluation of a familial cancer risk management program for BRCA mutation carriers
By Lara Petelin; University of Melbourne
Danny Liew; Monash University
Lucinda Hossack; Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Gillian Mitchell; Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Alison Trainer; Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Paul James; Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
   presented by: Lara Petelin, University of Melbourne
 

2. The Cost of Acute Care Treatment for Patients with Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury in Australia
By Bharat Phani Vaikuntam; The University of Sydney
James Middleton; The University of Sydney
Patrick McElduff; Health Policy Analysis Pty Ltd
Jim Pearse; Health Policy Analysis Pty Ltd
John Walsh; The University of Sydney
Lisa Sharwood; The University of Sydney
   presented by: Bharat Phani Vaikuntam, The University of Sydney
 

3. Incorporating future medical costs: Impact on the cost-effectiveness analysis of sepsis management in cancer patients
By Michelle Tew; University of Melbourne
Kim Dalziel; Centre for Health Policy
Philip Clarke; University of Melbourne
Karin Thursky; Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
   presented by: Michelle Tew, University of Melbourne
 

4. Considering place in the delivery of cost effective dialysis service models in remote and regional Australia: DxMoC study
By Gillian Gorham; Menzies School of Health Research
Kirsten Howard; University of Sydney
Paul Lawton; Menzies School of Health Research
Shamsir Ahmed; Menzies School of Health Research
Yuejen Zhao; NT Department of Health
Alan Cass; Menzies School of Health Research
   presented by: Gillian Gorham, Menzies School of Health Research
 

5. The effects of health on the labour force status of older European workers: Panel econometric models
By Thi Hai Tho Dang; Asia-Pacific Centre for Neuromodulation
   presented by: Thi Hai Tho Dang, Asia-Pacific Centre for Neuromodulation
 

6. Valuing Health States Associated with Breast Cancer Screening and Overdiagnosis: A Systematic Review
By Hannah Bromley; Universities of Melbourne and Birmingham
   presented by: Hannah Bromley, Universities of Melbourne and Birmingham

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