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Economic evaluations on centralisation of specialised healthcare services: a systematic review of methods

Nawaraj Bhattarai, Peter McMeekin, Christopher Price, Luke Vale
2016 BMJ Open  
Objective: To systematically review and appraise the quality of economic evaluations assessing centralisation of specialised healthcare services.  ...  Methods: A systematic review to identify economic evaluations on centralisation of any specialised healthcare service.  ...  Acknowledgements This review is a part of independent research arising out of the Doctoral Fellowship supported by the Institute of Health & Society, Newcastle University, and funded by The Health Foundation  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011214 pmid:27154484 pmcid:PMC4861117 fatcat:qe5ts4p6cje5nkprjvnljmnwfy

Consumer Behavior in Online-to-Offline (O2O) Commerce: A Thematic Review

Pinyi Yao, Syuhaily Osman, Mohamad Fazli Sabri, Norzalina Zainudin
2022 Sustainability  
Despite the growing number of publications focused on this issue, no review paper has discussed the current research trends and factors influencing consumer behavior in O2O commerce.  ...  Qualitative analyses generated eight main clusters of factors which influence consumers' O2O behavior: (1) service and product quality, (2) technical and utilitarian factors, (3) emotional and hedonic  ...  factors Price value Price and cost Habit Habit Information quality Online content ISSM System quality Technical and utilitarian factors Service quality Service and product quality ECM Perceived usefulness  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14137842 fatcat:fnxjy5q5lrfq7b4bpyzzdcsopu

Predicting the Helpfulness of Online Restaurant Reviews Using Different Machine Learning Algorithms: A Case Study of Yelp

Yi Luo, Xiaowei Xu
2019 Sustainability  
as Naïve Bayes (MB) and SVM ontology in predicting the helpfulness of online reviews.  ...  This study, the main aspects (including food/taste, experience, location, and value) from 294,034 reviews on Yelp.com were extracted empirically using the Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA) and positive  ...  Restaurateurs agreed that online listing service is one of the most effective marketing channels for driving more businesses [7] . The amount of online reviews is growing at an unprecedented rate.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11195254 fatcat:fa6eg7kqpragfkimvgzfc2pkmq

Patient's decision and experience in the multi-channel appointment context: An empirical study

Qing Ye, Hong Wu
2022 Frontiers in Public Health  
Further, only the effect of non-disease cost on channel choice is lower for patients with multiple visit histories (β = −0.021, p < 0.001).ConclusionsOur study confirms the effect of Internet use on  ...  Patients consider both health-related risk factors and cost-related risk factors to make decisions on appointment channels.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank reviewers and editors for their valuable suggestions. Also, the authors thank the cooperative institutions for providing the anonymized data.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpubh.2022.923661 fatcat:452y2kfwnna6xlk6d5224cjqtu

An Empirical Study of the Impact of Review Extremity on Negative Online Review Helpfulness

Zheng Huihui, Zhou Xiaoman
2020 Scholars Journal of Economics Business and Management  
Therefore, this study focuses on the impact of extremity of negative reviews on the helpfulness of reviews and further explores the moderating role of review characteristics and product type. 86,930 negative  ...  This study enriches the theoretical research of online review helpfulness and provides some managerial suggestions for online platforms and enterprise managers.  ...  ' judgment on the quality of the product or service.  ... 
doi:10.36347/sjebm.2020.v07i01.001 fatcat:2ro6l7itwnbwdbc6mernznkwj4

Determinants of Health Service Efficiency in Hospi-tal: A Systematic Review

Berly Nisa Srimayarti, Devid Leonard, Dicho Zhuhriano Yasli
2021 International Journal of Engineering Science and Information Technology  
Improving service quality standards in hospitals will have an impact on increasing income and getting recognition from the community for the quality of services in hospitals.  ...  One of the benchmarks for assessing service performance in hospitals is efficiency in medical services. Measurement of service efficiency will affect the quality of the hospital.  ...  Hospitals are obliged to provide safe, quality, anti-discriminatory, and effective health services by prioritizing the interests of patients in accordance with hospital service standards [7] [22]  ... 
doi:10.52088/ijesty.v1i3.115 fatcat:t22m6ufhivb3dlzvafo2wui44a

Residential alternatives to acute psychiatric hospital admission: systematic review

Brynmor Lloyd-Evans, Mike Slade, Dorota Jagielska, Sonia Johnson
2009 British Journal of Psychiatry  
Aims To assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of and satisfaction with residential alternatives to standard acute in-patient mental health services.  ...  Reducing use of hospital wards and improving their quality are central aims of mental health service policy.  ...  The views expressed in this publication are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the NHS, the National Institute for Health Research or the Department of Health.  ... 
doi:10.1192/bjp.bp.108.058347 pmid:19648539 fatcat:spar7jqn4rdyridxg3flk6dayq

Quality of Experience: What End-Users Say about Web Services?

Bipin Upadhyaya, Ying Zou, Iman Keivanloo, Joanna Ng
2014 2014 IEEE International Conference on Web Services  
The state of the art in service discovery and selection rely on non-functional aspects also known as quality of service (QoS) e.g., response time and availability.  ...  Web service composition enables seamless and dynamic integration of web services. The behavior of participant web services determines the overall performance of a composition.  ...  An alternative source of information about the quality of web services is online reviews available on the web.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icws.2014.21 dblp:conf/icws/UpadhyayaZKN14 fatcat:d2lmg5ozf5hsnh77wik5u2yhka

Randomized Clinical Trial of an Emergency Department Observation Syncope Protocol Versus Routine Inpatient Admission

Benjamin C. Sun, Heather McCreath, Li-Jung Liang, Stephen Bohan, Christopher Baugh, Luna Ragsdale, Sean O. Henderson, Carol Clark, Aveh Bastani, Emmett Keeler, Ruopeng An, Carol M. Mangione
2014 Annals of Emergency Medicine  
Conclusion: An ED observation syncope protocol reduced the primary outcomes of admission rate and hospital length of stay.  ...  Secondary outcomes included 30-day and 6-month serious outcomes after hospital discharge, index and 30-day hospital costs, 30-day quality-of-life scores, and 30-day patient satisfaction.  ...  The funding organizations had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; and preparation, review, or approval of the article.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2013.10.029 pmid:24239341 pmcid:PMC4019722 fatcat:5vyxa6slkrfzdpzlv4lix3xsea

Monitoring the quality of medical news reporting: early experience with media doctor

David E Smith, Amanda J Wilson, David A Henry, Media Doctor Study Group
2005 Medical Journal of Australia  
To analyse the reviews of medical news articles posted on media doctor, a medical news-story monitoring website.  ...  Australian lay news reporting of medical advances, particularly by the online news services, is poor.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Media doctor is a project of the Newcastle Institute of Public Health (the population health research arm of Hunter Medical Research Institute), which receives funding from NSW Health  ... 
pmid:16097916 fatcat:cxwq3lyrivcmdfqwuu5zrtlqju

The Economic Value of Online Reviews

Chunhua Wu, Hai Che, Tat Y. Chan, Xianghua Lu
2015 Marketing science (Providence, R.I.)  
We use a data set from Dianping.com, a leading Chinese website providing user-generated reviews, to study how consumers learn, from reading online reviews, the quality and cost of restaurant dining.  ...  The majority of the value comes from reviews on restaurant quality, and contextual comments are more valuable than numerical ratings in reviews.  ...  The second and fourth authors acknowledge the financial support from the National Natural Science Foundation of China [Grants 71428004 and 71422006].  ... 
doi:10.1287/mksc.2015.0926 fatcat:pqsvjhpphzd5fcaehryolod6gq

Managing Service Quality Customer Loyalty and the Role of Relationship Length

Naveed Ahmad, Nadeem Iqbal, Mansoor Ahmad
2014 International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences  
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the management of service quality, customer loyalty and the role of relationship length in Islamic and conventional banks.  ...  Customer service quality is highly significant on switching cost.  ...  effect on switching costs.  ... 
doi:10.18052/www.scipress.com/ilshs.38.70 fatcat:x6cqu4p4zvb2bma4veos57xx2i

MOBILITY AND ACCESSIBILITY EFFECTS OF B2C E-COMMERCE: A LITERATURE REVIEW

Evert-Jan Visser, Martin Lanzendorf
2004 Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie  
This paper explores the mobility and accessibility effects of business-to-consumer ( b2c) ecommerce by means of a literature review.  ...  As a result, average trip lengths and car use for shopping trips may on the whole increase.  ...  The trade-off between increased depot costs on the one hand and enhanced service and lower transport costs on the other hand thus determines the degree of decentralisation.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.0040-747x.2004.00300.x fatcat:p7tffh5qvnctdbss2gtej76auq

Interplay between Performance and Convenience in Customer Choice of Self-Service Technologies

Badra Sandamali Galdolage
2021 Current Journal of Applied Science and Technology  
The study found eight performance features; 'usefulness, speed, efficiency, consistency, cost-effectiveness, user-friendliness, reliability, trialability' and three convenience features; 'locational convenience  ...  It provides useful insights for SST service providers that can be incorporated to their SSTs in designing and delivering a high-quality service which matches with the customer expectations.  ...  LITERATURE REVIEW The literature review first presents the role of SSTs which transform the traditional service encounter to technology based self service solutions.  ... 
doi:10.9734/cjast/2021/v40i1031361 fatcat:fprjekty6fhpnmshuzcc6iupoq

Valuing water purification services of forests: a production function approach using panel data from China's Sichuan province

Zhaoyang Liu, Heqing Huang
2022 Environment and Development Economics  
The water purification functions of forests represent one of the most frequently invoked examples of nonmarket ecosystem services that are economically valuable.  ...  The estimation results find that forests within a 2 km radius upstream from the water intake point have the most sizeable and statistically significant cost saving effect.  ...  Therefore, the cost-effective provision of water purification services via forest conservation would necessitate a better understanding of the presumably location-specific implications of forest cover  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1355770x21000425 fatcat:a74xyvyyazfutnq4mqayvtlxya
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