Anthony Harris


Use of elective surgery in public hospitals: modeling access-cost quality trade-offs in a spatial framework

The overall objective of the paper is to model and econometrically analyze the impact of access costs (travel time to hospital) and quality of health care on the utilization of elective health services in public hospitals. The authors argue that patients might face a trade-off...

The cost effectiveness of buprenorphine [an alternative to methadone] in a primary care setting

Buprenorphine offers an alternative to methadone in the treatment of heroin addiction, and has the advantage of allowing alternate day dosing. However the comparative effectiveness and cost effectiveness of buprenorphine in practice has not been extensively studied. This study is the first to examine the...