The winning entries in the first Health Equity Challenge Award have been published in a special supplement of the Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy. You can read all the papers by clicking here.
First Place: Drivers of Health Disparities and Consequences for COVID-19 Vaccine Choices: Modelling Health Preference Heterogeneity among Underserved Populations.
- Authors: Eline M. van den Broek-Altenburg, PhD, Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont; Jamie S. Benson, BA, Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont; Adam J. Atherly, PhD, Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont; Stephane Hess, PhD, Choice Modelling Centre and Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds.
Second Place: Using Latent Class and Quantum Models to Value Equity in Healthcare: A Tale of Two Stories.
- Author: Surachat Ngorsuraches, PhD, Auburn University
Third Place (tie): It’s Time to Represent: Shifting the paradigm to improve the quality of inputs into value assessment frameworks.
- Authors: Leticia R. Moczygemba, PharmD, PhD, TxCORE, University of Texas at Austin; Carolyn M. Brown, PhD, TxCORE, University of Texas at Austin; Michael Johnsrud, PhD, RPh, TxCORE, University of Texas at Austin.
Third Place (tie): Incorporating Health Equity into Value Assessment: Frameworks, Promising Alternatives, and Future Directions.
- Authors: Vakaramoko Diaby, PhD, University of Florida; Askal Ali, PhD, Florida A&M University; Aram Babcock, PharmD, MS, MBA, University of Florida; Joseph Fuhr, PhD, University of Florida; Dejana Braithwaite, PhD, University of Florida.