Entries by Mathias Reckmann

Presentation: ADVOCATE presenting two papers at iHEA World Congress 2019

The ADVOCATE Team will present two papers at the International Health Associaton World Congress 2019, 13 – 17th July 2019. The first paper explores the development of a planning model for the Oral Health Workforce, while the second paper examines the correlation between the exposure to X-Rays and the dentist’s remuneration. Needs-based planning for the […]

ADVOCATE announces presentation of first findings

The EU H2020 ADVOCATE [Added Value for Oral Care] project team today announced details of the launch of first findings on the development of a new model for oral healthcare, which will take place at an International gathering in the Aula Maxima in UCC on March 25th 2019. ADVOCATE includes 11 partners from prestigious universities, […]

ADVOCATE Newsletter – December 2018

This December’s edition of the ADVOCATE Newsletter features highlights of 2018, including the Annual General Meeting, pre-results of PPI workshops, a quick introduction to ADVOCATE’s patient app, and ADVOCATE’s engagement with Danish health authorities to advise on quality criteria in oral healthcare systems. Click button below to access it.

Presentation: Hungary, as participant of the ADVOCATE

Hungary is leading in orofacial cancer-related death-rate in Europe, while other oral health parameters as dental caries, tooth loss and advanced gum disease are also in the mid-low level, despite the huge preventive oral health strategies, introduced at the end of the 20-the century. Therefore, ADVOCATE partners from the Semmelweis University, (Budapest) expect promising teamwork […]

Paper: Variations in the provision and cost of oral healthcare in 11 European countries: a case study.

There are wide variations between EU Member States in the manner in which oral healthcare is delivered, the cost and the extent to which the cost of treatment is subsidised from state funds or through private insurance. The ADVOCATE team established this in a paper recently published in the International Dental Journal. The case study […]

Presentation: ADVOCATE Field Studies: Using Academic Detailing to Improve Oral Health Care

Academic Detailing is an educational outreach that can be deployed to improve quality of care. This study describes the results of the ADVOCATE Field Studies; a proof of concept study aimed at evaluating whether Academic Detailing, reinforced with feedback information, can be used to intrinsically motivate general dental practitioners (GDPs) towards more prevention-oriented, patient-centred, and […]

Presentation: Utilization of Oral Prevention in a Market with Free Prices

Warranting preventive- and quality-oriented dental care remains a longstanding and challenging endeavor. In the Netherlands, dentists were allowed to set the prices for their dental services themselves during the year 2012 in replacement of a previously existing price ceiling with maximum tariffs. The ADVOCATE team exploited this unique natural experiment to determine price-elasticities of demand […]

Paper: Detecting and Resolving Data Conflicts when Using International Claims Data for Research

Using claims data for research is well established. However, most claims data analyses are focused on single countries. Multi-national approaches are scarce. The application of different anonymization techniques before data are shared for research as well as differences in the reimbursement systems hamper the use of claims data from multiple countries. This paper by the […]