The Health Economics program has transitioned from Common Fund support. For more information please visit the Health Economics main page.
State Health Practice Database for Research (SHPDR)
The SHPDR is a resource of state-level data on health practices that can be used with statistical software, and can be linked with existing health and economic data for hypothesis-driven research. Visit the SHPDR website (link is external).
A SHPDR Launch Webinar was held November 18, 2016, 1-2:30 PM, ET on how the SHPDR can contribute to health economics research and to provide a demonstration of its features. View the webinar video (link is external). Download the video transcript. Download the webinar agenda.
Additional Program Resources
- Diffusion of Medical Procedures and Technology (link is external): Publicly available source providing researchers, payers, regulators, and innovators with metrics quantifying the temporal and regional patterns of diffusion of medical interventions.
- Tufts PACE Clinical Prediction Model Registry (link is external): An online registry of clinical prediction models for cardiovascular disease and other conditions. More than 1,080 such models are currently included in the registry.
- Cost-effectiveness of Genotype-tailored Therapy (link is external): A publicly available discrete event simulation model to estimate clinical benefit and cost-effectiveness of pharmacogenomic testing strategies under alternate scenarios.
- PriMER Platform: Diffusion of Precision Medicine Technologies: (link is external) A tool to predict the diffusion of personalized medicine tests based on user inputted features.