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QUESTIONS D'ÉCONOMIE DE LA SANTÉ
Issues in Health Economics

Issues in Health Economics (in French : Questions d’économie de la santé) is a monthly publication presenting syntheses of latest Irdes research on health economics. Benefiting from a high public visibility, this publication is systematically translated in English.


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n 216
2016/03

Ageing, Frailty and Health Care Expenditures
Sirven N. (Liraes (EA 4470) Université Paris Descartes, Irdes) in collaboration with Rapp T. (Liraes (EA 4470) Université Paris Descartes)
Themes: Health_expenditures, Pathologies, Ageing_and_dependence_Elderly_people



n 214
2016/01

Older Adults' Satisfaction with Medical Care Coordination: A Qualitative Approach
Guillaume S. (Irdes) and Or Z. (Irdes)
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_care_system_organisation, Hospital, Health_professions, Primary_care, Ageing_and_dependence_Elderly_people



n 213
2015/10

Measuring Polypharmacy in the Elderly: Impact of the Method on Prevalence and Therapeutic Classes
Le Cossec C. (Irdes) and Sermet C. (Irdes), in collaboration with Perronnin M. (Irdes)
Themes: Prescription_drugs, Pathologies, Ageing_and_dependence_Elderly_people



n 212
2015/09

The Consequences of a Traumatic Tetraplegia on Forming a Union
Espagnacq M. (Irdes), Ravaud J.-F. (Inserm, IFRH)
Themes: Health_status, Disability








n 206
2015/02

Variable Care Modalities for Schizophrenic Disorders in Health Care Facilities in 2011
Coldefy M., Nestrigue C. (Irdes)
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_status, Hospital, Pathologies, Psychiatry_and_mental_health



n 205
2015/01

From Compulsory Psychiatric Hospitalisation to Compulsory Treatment: First Results Following the Institution of the Law of July 5th 2011
Coldefy M., Tartour T., In collaboration with Nestrigue C. (Irdes)
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Hospital, Health_care_system_organisation, Health_care_trajectories, Psychiatry_and_mental_health



n 204
2014/12

Polypharmacy: definitions, measurement and stakes involved
Review of the literature and measurement tests

Mongat M. (Irdes), Sermet C. (Irdes) In collaboration with Perronnin M. (Irdes) and Rococo E. (Institut Gustave Roussy-IGR)
Themes: International_comparisons, Prescription_drugs, Ageing_and_dependence_Elderly_people



n 203
2014/11

The International Migration of Doctors: Impacts and Political Implications
Moullan Y. (University of Oxford, International Migration Institute, Irdes) In collaboration with Bourgueil Y. (Irdes)
Themes: Health_professions, International_comparisons



n 202
2014/10

Long-stay psychiatric hospitalisation: analysis and determinants of territorial variability
Coldefy M., Nestrigue C. (Irdes)
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_geography, Hospital, Psychiatry_and_mental_health




n HS
2014/09

Index of the first 200 issues of Questions d’économie de la santé
January 1998 – July-August 2014

Themes: Activity_based_payment, Ageing_and_dependence_Elderly_people, Alcohol_tobacco, Health_and_labour, Health_care_access_and_use, Health_care_centers, Health_care_system_organisation, Health_care_trajectories, Health_expenditures, Health_geography, Health_inequalities, Health_professions, Health_status, Home_hospitalization, Hospital, Illness_costs, International_comparisons, Medical_practice, Pathologies, Prescription_drugs, Primary_care, Psychiatry_and_mental_health, Social_protection, Survey, Unmet_healthcare_needs



n 200
2014/07-08

Experiencing the Impact of a Specific Funding Scheme for Primary Care Teams on Professional Dynamics and Inter-Professional Teamwork in France: A Qualitative Assessment
Fournier C. (Cermes3 - CNRS UMR 8211 - Inserm U988 - EHESS - Paris Descartes), Frattini M.-O. (Prospere), Naiditch M. (Irdes, Prospere)
Themes: Health_care_centers, Health_professions, Medical_practice, Primary_care



n 199
2014/06

Measuring Age-related Frailty in the General Population: a Comparison of the ESPS and SHARE Surveys
Sirven N. (Irdes), In collaboration with Rochereau T. (Irdes)
Themes: Ageing_and_dependence_Elderly_people, Health_status, Health_inequalities



n 198
2014/05

The 2012 Health, Health Care and Insurance Survey (ESPS)
First Results

Célant N., Dourgnon P., Guillaume S., Pierre A., Rochereau T., Sermet C. (Irdes)
Themes: Health_and_labour, Health_care_access_and_use, Health_inequalities, Health_status, Social_protection, Unmet_healthcare_needs, Survey




n 196
2014/03

Reconciling General Medical Records and Health Insurance Reimbursement Data: Feasibility Study and First Results
Bourgueil Y. (Irdes, Prospere), Perlbarg J. (Irdes, Prospere), in collaboration with Allonier C. (Irdes), Boisnault P. (Prospere), Daniel F. (Irdes), Le Fur P. (Irdes, Prospere), Szidon P. (Prospere)
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_professions, Health_status, Medical_practice, Primary_care



n 195
2014/02

Explaining the Non-take-up of a French Health Insurance Vouchers Program (Aide à l’acquisition d’une complémentaire santé, ACS)
Results of a Survey Conducted in 2009 among Potential Beneficiaries in Lille

Guthmuller S. (Université de Bordeaux, Isped), Jusot F. (Université Paris-Dauphine, Leda-Legos et Irdes), Renaud T. (Tecsta), Wittwer J. (Université de Bordeaux, Isped, Leda-Legos)
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_inequalities, Social_protection







n 191
2013/10

Treatment modalities for Depression in Health Establishments
Coldefy M., Nestrigue C. (Irdes)
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_status, Health_care_system_organisation, Health_care_trajectories, Hospital, Psychiatry_and_mental_health




n 189
2013/07-08

The Impact of Multi-professional Group Practices on Healthcare Supply
Evaluation Aims and Methods for "Maisons", "Pôles de Santé" and "Centres de Santé" within the Framework of Experiments with New Mechanisms of Remuneration

Afrite A., Bourgueil Y., Daniel F., Mousquès J. (Irdes) in collaboration with Couralet P.-E. and Chevillard G. (Université Paris-Ouest Nanterre La Défense, Laboratoire Mosaïques, UMR Lavue 7218, CNRS; Irdes)
Themes: Health_care_centers, Health_care_system_organisation, Medical_practice, Health_professions, Primary_care



n 188
2013/06

How to Explain Why so Few Individuals Insure themselves against the Risk of Old-age Dependency? A Review of the Literature
Fontaine R. (LEG, University of Burgundy; IRDES; Médéric Alzheimer Foundation), Zerrar N. (LEDa-Legos, Paris-Dauphine University)
Themes: Ageing_and_dependence_Elderly_people, International_comparisons, Social_protection



n° 187
2013/05

The Diffusion of New Anti-diabetic drugs: an International Comparison
Pichetti S. (Irdes), Sermet C. (Irdes), Van der Erf S. (Cnamts)
Themes: International_comparisons, Health_expenditures, Prescription_drugs



n° 186
2013/04

Hospital Activity, Productivity and Quality of Care before and after Activity-based Funding (T2A)
Bonastre J., Journeau F. (IGR, Institut Gustave Roussy), Nestrigue C., Or Z. (Irdes)
Themes: Hospital, Activity_based_payment



n° 185
2013/03

Is Follow-Up Dental Care for Diabetic Patients Adapted? Exploitation of ESPS 2008
Rochereau T. (Irdes), Azogui-Lévy (Université Paris-Diderot and Inserm U1018 CESP)
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_inequalities, Health_status, Social_protection



n 184
2013/02

Frailty and Preventing the Loss of Autonomy A Health Economics Approach
Sirven N. (Irdes)
Themes: Ageing_and_dependence_Elderly_people, Health_inequalities, Health_status



n 183
2013/01

The Impact of the Long-term Illness Scheme (LTI) on Inequalities in the Utilisation of Ambulatory Care Between 1998 and 2008
Dourgnon P. (Irdes ; Université Paris-Dauphine, Leda-Legos), Or Z. (Irdes), Sorasith C. (Irdes)
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_expenditures, Health_inequalities, Social_protection



n 182
2012/12

The Effect of Interventions Targeting Tobacco Consumption: a Review of Literature Reviews
Grignon M. (Center for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University ; Irdes), Reddock J.
Themes: Alcohol_tobacco, International_comparisons




n 180
2012/10

The Evolution of Psychiatric Care Systems in Germany, England, France and Italy: Similarities and Differences
Coldefy M. (Irdes)
Themes: Health_care_system_organisation, International_comparisons, Psychiatry_and_mental_health



n 179
2012/09

In What Way Can Primary Care Contribute to Reducing Health Inequalities? A Review of Research Literature
Bourgueil Y., Jusot F., Leleu H. and the AIR project group
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_inequalities, International_comparisons, Health_care_system_organisation, Primary_care



n 178
2012/07-08

How to Explain Price Gaps between Me-too Drugs? A 2001-2009 Panel-data Analysis
Bergua L. (CHU de Rouen), Cartier T. (Université Paris Diderot, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Irdes), Célant N. (Irdes), Pichetti S. (Irdes), Sermet C. (Irdes), Sorasith C. (Irdes)
Themes: Health_expenditures, International_comparisons, Prescription_drugs






n 174
2012/03

Local Potential Accessibility (LPA): A New Measure of Accessibility to Private General Practitioners
Barlet M. (Drees), Coldefy M. (Irdes), Collin C. (Drees), Lucas-Gabrielli V. (Irdes)
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_geography, Primary_care



n 173
2012/02

CMU-C Beneficiaries Self-report more Illness than the Rest of the Population. Results of the ESPS 2006-2008 surveys
Allonier C. (Irdes), Boisguérin B. (Drees), Le Fur P. (Irdes)
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_inequalities, Health_status, Pathologies, Social_protection, Unmet_healthcare_needs



n 172
2012/01

Immigrants’ Health Status and Use of Healthcare Services: A Review of French Research
Berchet C., Jusot F. (Leda-Legos, Paris-Dauphine University ; Irdes)
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_inequalities, Health_status




n 170
2011/11

Giving up on Health Care for Economic Reasons: an Econometric Approach
Desprès C. (Irdes), Dourgnon P. (Irdes ; Paris-Dauphine University, Leda-Legos), Fantin R. (Irdes), Jusot F. (Paris-Dauphine University, Leda-Legos ; Irdes)
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_inequalities, Health_status, Social_protection, Unmet_healthcare_needs



n 169
2011/10

Healthcare Renunciation: a Socio-anthropological Approach
Desprès C. (Irdes), Dourgnon P. (Irdes ; Paris-Dauphine University, Leda-Legos), Fantin R. (Irdes), Jusot F. (Paris-Dauphine University, Leda-Legos ; Irdes)
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_inequalities, Health_status, Social_protection, Unmet_healthcare_needs



n 168
2011/09

The Effects of Welfare State Intervention on the Living Condition of Europeans Aged 50 and Over
First Results of SHARELIFE on Life Histories

Briant N., Lenormand M.-C., Sirven N.
Themes: Ageing_and_dependence_Elderly_people, International_comparisons, Health_inequalities, Health_status, Survey




n 166
2011/06

Relationship between Perceived Labour Market Rewards and the Health of Senior Workers
Lengagne P.
Themes: Ageing_and_dependence_Elderly_people, International_comparisons, Health_and_labour, Health_inequalities, Health_status



n 165
2011/05

Do Individuals Using the 21 Health Care Centres Participating in the EPIDAURE-CDS Study Have a Lower Socio-Economic Status?
Afrite A., Bourgueil Y., Dufournet M., Mousquès J.
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_care_centers, Health_geography, Health_inequalities, Health_status, Primary_care, Social_protection



n 164
2011/04

Travel Distances and Travel Times to Nearest Health Care in Metropolitan France
Coldefy M., Com-Ruelle L., Lucas-Gabrielli V. (Irdes)
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_geography, Health_professions, Primary_care



n 163
2011/03

Do the Transformations in Health Care Supply Correspond to General Medical Care Users’ Concerns?
Krucien N., Le Vaillant M., Pelletier-Fleury N. (Cermes-Prospere)
Themes: Health_care_system_organisation, Health_professions, Medical_practice, Primary_care



n 162
2011/02

Take-up Rate of a Subsidising Scheme for Acquiring a Complementary Health Insurance in France: Key Findings from a Social Experiment in Lille
Guthmuller S. (Leda-Legos), Jusot F. (Leda-Legos, Irdes), Wittwer J., in collaboration with Desprès C. (Irdes)
Themes: Health_inequalities, Social_protection




n 160
2010/12

The Health of Older Workers in Europe: Results of SHARE 2006
Lenormand M.-C., Sermet C., Sirven N.
Themes: Ageing_and_dependence_Elderly_people, Health_and_labour, Health_inequalities, Health_status, International_comparisons





n 157
2010/09

Group Practice Dynamics Among Private General Practitioners from 1998 to 2009
Baudier F. (ARS), Bourgueil Y. (Irdes), Evrard I. (Irdes), Gautier A. (Inpes), Le Fur P. (Irdes), Mousquès J. (Irdes)
Themes: Medical_practice, Health_professions, Primary_care



n 156
2010/07-08

Drug-prescription Management in Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions
Clerc P., Le Breton J., Mousquès J., Hebbrecht G., de Pouvourville G.
Themes: Health_professions, Health_status, Medical_practice, Pathologies, Prescription_drugs, Primary_care





n 153
2010/04

What Would be the Optimal Subsidy to Encourage Subscription to Supplementary Health Insurance?
Grignon M., Kambia-Chopin B. (McMaster University, Irdes)
Themes: Health_inequalities, Social_protection



n 152
2010/03

Asthma Patients’ Ambulatory Care Expenditures in 2006
Com-Ruelle L., Da Poian M.-T., Le Guen N.
Themes: Health_expenditures, Health_status, Pathologies, Prescription_drugs



n 150
2010/01

Who Took out Additional Supplementary Health Insurance? A dynamic Analysis of Adverse-Selection
Franc C. (Cermes, Inserm U988, CNRS UMR8211), Perronnin M. (Irdes), Pierre A. (Irdes), in collaboration with Cases C. (Ined)
Themes: Health_expenditures, Social_protection




n 148
2009/11

Pathways to Retirement in Europe: Individual Determinants and the Role of Social Protection.
Debrand T., Sirven N.
Themes: Ageing_and_dependence_Elderly_people, Health_and_labour, Health_inequalities, International_comparisons, Social_protection



n 147
2009/10

An Exploratory Evaluation of Multidisciplinary Primary Care Group Practices in Franche-Comté and Bourgogne.
Bourgueil Y. (Irdes, Prospere), Clément M.-C. (Irdes, Prospere), Couralet P.-E. (Irdes), Mousquès J. (Irdes, Prospere), Pierre A. (Irdes)
Themes: Health_care_centers, Health_care_system_organisation, Health_geography, Health_professions, Medical_practice



n 146
2009/09

Immigrants' Use of Office-Based Healthcare in France.
Dourgnon P., Jusot F., Sermet C., Silva J.
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_inequalities, Health_status




n 144
2009/07

Estimating French GPs Weekly Working Hours by Activity - A summary of available data.
Le Fur P. with the collaboration of Bourgueil Y. and Cases C.
Themes: Health_care_system_organisation, Health_professions, Medical_practice, Primary_care



n 143
2009/06

Cost-of-Illness Studies: a Five-Country Methodological Comparison - Australia, Canada, France, Germany and the Netherlands.
Heijink R. (RIVM), Renaud T. (Irdes)
Themes: Health_status, Health_expenditures, Illness_cost, International_comparisons, Pathologies



n 142
2009/05

Self-Assessed Health of Individuals Aged 55 and over in France and Québec: Differences and Similarities.
Camirand J. (ISQ), Sermet C. (Irdes) , Dumitru V. (ISQ), Guillaume S. (Irdes)
Themes: Health_inequalities, Health_status, International_comparisons, Pathologies



n 141
2009/04

Three Models of Primary Care Organisation in Europe, Canada, Australia and New-Zealand.
Bourgueil Y., Marek A., Mousquès J. (Prospere/Irdes)
Themes: Health_care_system_organisation, Health_professions, International_comparisons, Medical_practice, Primary_care



n 140
2009/03

Hospital at Home (HAH), a Structured, Individual Care Plan for all Patients.
Afrite A. (Irdes), Chaleix M. (Drees), Com-Ruelle L. (Irdes), Valdelièvre H. (Drees)
Themes: Health_care_trajectories, Home_hospitalization




n 138
2008/12

Asthma in France in 2006: Prevalence and Control of Symptoms.
Afrite A., Allonier C., Com-Ruelle L., Le Guen N., with the collaboration of Annesi-Maesano I., Delmas M.-C., Furhman C., Leynaert B.
Themes: Health_status, Pathologies



n 137
2008/12

SHARE, the Survey of Health, Ageing, and Retirement in Europe goes longitudinal - Data from wave 2 is now available.
Barangé C., Eudier V., Sirven N.
Themes: Ageing_and_dependence_Elderly_people, International_comparisons, Survey



n 136
2008/11

GPs Teamed up with Nurses: a Skill Mix Experiment Improves Management ot Type 2 Diabetes Patients.
Bourgueil Y., Le Fur P., Mousquès J., Yilmaz E.
Themes: Health_care_system_organisation, Health_professions, Medical_practice, Primary_care




n 134
2008/08

Referral to Specialist Consultations in France in 2006 and Changes since the 2004 Health Insurance Reform.
Le Fur P., Yilmaz E.
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_professions, Health_care_trajectories, Social_protection




n 132
2008/05

Complementary Health Insurance in France in 2006: Access is Still Unequal
Kambia-Chopin B., Perronnin M., Pierre A., Rochereau T.
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_inequalities, Social_protection, Unmet_healthcare_needs




n 130
2008/03

Explaining the Strong Disparities Observed in the CMU-C Clientele of Independent Practitioners?
Cases C., Lucas-Gabrielli V., Perronnin M., To M.
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_inequalities, Health_professions, Social_protection




n 128
2007/12

Delisting of Mucolytics and Expectorants: What is the Impact on General Practitioners’ Prescribing?
Devaux M., Grandfils N., Sermet C.
Themes: Health_expenditures, Health_professions, Medical_practice, Prescription_drugs, Primary_care



n 127
2007/11

Medical Group Practice in Primary Care in Six European Countries, in Ontario and Quebec: What are theLessons for France?
Bourgueil Y., Marek A., Mousquès J.
Themes: Health_care_system_organisation, Health_professions, International_comparisons, Medical_practice, Primary_care





n 124
2007/07

Introducing Gate Keeping in France: first assessment of the preferred doctor scheme reform.
Dourgnon P., Guillaume S., Naiditch M., Ordonneau C.
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_care_trajectories, Health_professions, Social_protection, Unmet_healthcare_needs




n 122
2007/05

Improving the geographical distribution of practitioners: the measures adopted in France.
Bourgueil Y., Mousquès J. , Marek A., Tajahmadi A.
Themes: Health_care_system_organisation, Health_geography, Health_professions



n 121
2007/04

Helping the poor to acquire a complementary health insurance: an initial appraisal of the ACS system.
Franc C., Perronnin M.
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_expenditures, Health_inequalities, Social_protection



n 119
2007/02

Hospital at home, an economical alternative for rehabilitative care.
Afrite A., Com-Ruelle L., Or Z., Renaud T.
Themes: Activity_based_payment, Health_expenditures, Home_hospitalization



n 118
2007/02

Inequality of opportunities in health: the influence of parents’ social status and health status.
Devaux M., Jusot F., Trannoy A., Tubeuf S.
Themes: Health_and_labour, Health_inequalities, Health_status



n 116
2006/12

Improving the geographical distribution of health professionals: What the literature tells us.
Bourgueil Y., Mousquès J., Tajahmadi A.
Themes: Health_care_system_organisation, Health_professions, International_comparisons





n 113
2006/10

Why patients attending free health centres seek care Precalog Survey 1999-2000.
Collet M. (Drees), Menahem G., Picard H.
Themes: Health_care_access_and_use, Health_care_centers, Health_inequalities




n 111
2006/07

Expenditure on prevention and care by disease in France.
Fénina A., Geffroy Y., Minc C., Renaud T., Sarlon E, Sermet C.
Themes: Health_expenditures, Health_status




n 109
2006/06

Effects of health on the labour force participation of older persons in Europe.
Barnay T., Debrand T.
Themes: Ageing_and_dependence_Elderly_people, Health_and_labour, Health_status, International_comparisons




n 99
2005/10

The politics of drug reimbursementin England, France and Germany.
N'Guyen L., Or Z., Paris V. , Sermet C.
Themes: Health_expenditures, International_comparisons, Prescription_drugs



n 96
2005/06

Are measures of health and economic activity comparable in european surveys?
Barnay T., Jusot F. , Rochereau T. , Sermet C.
Themes: Ageing_and_dependence_Elderly_people, Health_and_labour, Health_status, International_comparisons, Survey



n 95
2005/06

The participation of nurses in primary care in six European countries, Ontario and Quebec.
Bourgueil Y., Marek A., Mousquès J.
Themes: Health_care_system_organisation, Health_professions, International_comparisons, Medical_practice, Primary_care



n 93
2005/02

Policies for reducing inequalities in health, what role can the health system play? A European perspective
Part II: Experience from Europe.

Couffinhal A. (WorldBank), Dourgnon P. (Irdes),Geoffard P.-Y. (PSE), Grignon M. (McMaster University), Jusot F. (Irdes), Lavis J. (McMaster University), Naudin F. (CETAF), Polton D. (Irdes)
Themes: Health_care_system_organisation, Health_inequalities, International_comparisons



n 92
2005/02

Policies for reducing inequalities in health, what role can the health system play? A European perspective
Part I: Determinants of social inequalities in health and the role of the healthcare system

Couffinhal A. (WorldBank), Dourgnon P. (Irdes),Geoffard P.-Y. (PSE), Grignon M. (McMaster University), Jusot F. (Irdes), Lavis J. (McMaster University), Naudin F. (CETAF), Polton D. (Irdes)
Themes: International_comparisons, Health_care_system_organisation, Health_inequalities



n 91
2004/12

The development of hospital care at home:an investigation of Australian, British and Canadian experiences.
Chevreul K., Com-Ruelle L., Midy F., Paris V.
Themes: Health_care_system_organisation, Home_hospitalization, International_comparisons


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July 11th, 2016