NOAHE News is Good News vol. 1

Welcome to the inaugural NOAHE News is Good News update! If you have information you wish to share with NOAHE members, email us at noahe@ihe.ca and THANK YOU to all of you for your interest, for attending NOAHE events, and for your support!!


Upcoming Events:

Upcoming Events imageHave an event? Need to spread the word? We might be able to help! Email us at noahe@ihe.ca.

 

 

 


Health Impact Assessment (HIA) 101: Workshop Series Part 1
Hosts: healthYYC Initiative – City of Calgary
Date: December 12th, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM MST
Location: University of Calgary Downtown Campus 906 8 Avenue Southwest Nexen Conference Centre Calgary, AB T2P 1H9
Description: Join the City of Calgary's HealthYYC Initiative for a one day crash course in Health Impact Assessment (HIA) and learn how to use this tool to help support a healthy built environment. This workshop will cover the basics of an HIA, and through engaging with a variety of stakeholders that play an important part role in the built environment, discover new skills and ideas on how to integrate health impacts into your decision-making process.
To register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/health-impact-assessment-hia-101-workshop-series-part-1-tickets-40163387774

For more info on the healthYYC Initiative: http://www.calgary.ca/CA/cmo/Pages/UrbanStrategy/HealthYYC.aspx

NOAHE’s Health Economics and Technology Assessment Rounds – Next Up!
Date: January 17th, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM MST
Location: Calgary, AB
Topic: “Salary or fee-for-service for physicians: Does it matter?”
Presenters: Dr. Amity Quinn and Dr. Braden Manns
Weblink to attend: https://goo.gl/1hsDPU

For more information/details: https://noahe.ca/events/noahe-events/hetar/hetar-s4

DYK: The first NOAHE Health Economics and Technology Assessment Round was viewed by
approximately 92 people, including international audiences - some as far abroad as Egypt?


Showcased Publications on NOAHE.ca!

Publications imageNOAHE proudly showcases work from its Health Economist Members – on our website and via social media (@NetworkofABHE)! Here are the last three publications showcased. New publications shared every week! Want to showcase your work? Email us at noahe@ihe.ca!

 

Showcased Publications by NOAHE Members

The Healthcare Cost Burden of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Alberta, Canada
Little is known about the cost burden of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) on healthcare systems. Accordingly, we examined the long-term trends of healthcare costs for AMI in the province of Alberta, Canada.
Authors: Dat T. Tran, Arto Ohinmaa, Nguyen X. Thanh, Robert C. Welsh, Padma Kaul
Publication Date: Nov 2017

Association of body mass index (BMI) and percent body fat among BMI-defined non-obese middle-aged individuals: Insights from a population-based Canadian sample
Middle-aged individuals classified as normal by BMI may be overweight/obese based on measures of %BF. These individuals may be at risk for chronic diseases, but would not be identified as such based on their BMI classification. Quantifying %BF in this group could inform targeted strategies for disease prevention.
Authors: Collins KH, Sharif B, Sanmartin C, Reimer RA, Herzog W, Chin R, Marshall DA.
Publication Date: Mar 2017

Show Drugs Work Before Selling Them
Regulation makes economic sense, argue Douglas Sipp, Christopher McCabe and John E. J. Rasko.
Authors: Douglas Sipp, Christopher McCabe & John E. J. Rasko
Publication Date: Mar 2017

DYK: Did you know that NOAHE currently has 56 members and over 200 subscribers?


NOAHE Health Economics Graduate (Internship) and Scholar (Fellowship) Award Winners

Fellowships, Internships, Scholarships, and Grants

The Institute of Health Economics (IHE), in partnership with health economists from the Universities of Alberta and Calgary, and Alberta Health, is working collaboratively to create new internship and fellowship opportunities for students interested in pursuing a career in health economics. Here is an update on various award winners, as well as information on upcoming awards!


2017 NOAHE Health Economics Graduate (Internship) Award Recipient

Sepideh Souri, MSc. Candidate in Health Economics, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary
Focus: Adult depression & Long-term care nursing coverage


2017 NOAHE Health Economics Scholar (Fellowship) Award Recipients

Dr. Amity Quinn profile pictureDr. Amity Quinn, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow in Health Economics in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary
Focus: Association of the physician payment model and the frequency of visits and quality and costs of care for Albertans with chronic diseases



Dat Tran profile pictureDr. Dat Tran, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow in Health Economics in the Department of Health Economics at the University of Alberta
Focus: HIV/AIDS, monitoring and evaluation, health system strengthening, health information management system, reproductive health, maternal and child health, health outcomes and health services research, and health economic evaluations.


Other Opportunities

Is your organization looking to take on a health economics intern and/or fellow? Do you support health economics students with scholarships and/or grants? Need some help getting the word out? We would be happy to help! Email us at noahe@ihe.ca!


Health Economics Job Opportunities

Job Opportunity profile pictureAre you a NOAHE partner, member or subscriber who is looking to hire health economists and needs help to spread the word? Let us know! We would be happy to help! Email us at noahe@ihe.ca.

 



The Ottawa Hospital is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow:

Postdoctoral Fellow at the Ottawa Hospital
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date of Posting: December 8, 2017
Deadline for Application: December 21, 2017


The Institute of Health Economics (www.ihe.ca) is hiring for the following positions:

Senior Health Economist, Innovation and Commercialization Support
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Date of Posting: November 21, 2017
Start Date: January 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter
Deadline for Application: Posting will remain open until filled

Senior Health Economist, Health Technology Assessment and Health Policy
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Date of Posting: November 21, 2017
Start Date: January 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter
Deadline for Application: Posting will remain open until filled

IHE Principal Research Lead
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Date of Posting: July 26, 2017 l Date of Repost: September 18, 2017
Deadline for Application: Posting will remain open until filled.
Duration and Term: Permanent – Full-time

IHE/CIHR Health System Impact Fellowship for Post-Doctoral Fellow
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Date of Posting: December 11, 2017
Deadline for Application: April 5, 2018


The Network of Alberta Health Economists was supported financially and in-kind by Alberta Health, through the Health Funding and Economics Capacity (HFEC) Grant. For more information please visit: http://www.ihe.ca/research-programs/health-economics/hfec-grant.

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