Ingrid Zechmeister-Koss
 


Position
Researcher

Previous position
Health Economist, Department of Pharmaceutical Affairs at the Main Association of Social Security Institutions, Vienna/Austria
Deputy Head/Head of Health Economics Unit/Researcher; Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Health Technology Assessment, Vienna/Austria
Researcher; Department of Social Policy; University of Economics and Business, Vienna/Austria

Education
Doctoral Study, University of Economics and Business, Vienna/Austria
Master of Arts in Health Studies and Management, University of Brighton/UK
Diploma in Biomedical Sciences, College of Higher Education for Biomedical Sciences, Vienna/Austria

Languages
German (native), English

Contact details
European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Berggasse 17, A-1090 Wien
Tel: +43-1-319 45 05-34
Fax: +43-1-319 45 05-19
Email: zechmeister-koss@euro.centre.org

Research interests
  • Economic evaluation and health technology assessment
  • Mental health economics
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Public health and health services research

Selected publications

Peer reviewed journal articles
  • Zechmeister-Koss I, Winkler R, Fritz C, Thun-Hohenstein L, Tüchler H (2016). Service use of children and adolescents before admission to psychiatric inpatient care. Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics 19(2): 103-113.
  • Zechmeister-Koss I, Piso B (2014). Affordability of programmes to prevent spontaneous preterm birth in Austria: a budget impact analysis. European Journal of Public Health 2014 Feb;24(1):145-50.
  • Zechmeister-Koss I, Huic M, Fischer S (2014). The Duodenal-Jejunal Bypass Liner for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and/or Obesity: A Systematic Review. Obesity surgery 24(2): 310-323; Published online 03 December 2013. DOI: 10.1007/s11695-013-1137-2.
  • Zechmeister-Koss I, Schnell-Inderst P, Zauner G (2014). Appropriate Data Sources for Populating Decision-Analytic Models Within Health Technology Assessment (HTA): A Systematic Review of HTA Manuals and Health Economic Guidelines. Medical Decision Making 2014 April; 34(3):288-99. DOI: 10.1177/0272989X13509406. Epub 2013 Oct 17.
  • Zechmeister-Koss I, Schumacher I (2012). The impact of HTA reports on decision making in Austria. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care 28 (1): 77-84
  • Zechmeister-Koss I, Ara R, Ward S, Stollenwerk B (2012). Have statins met our expectations? A comparison of expected health gains from statins with epidemiological trends in Austria. Journal of Public Health 20 (1): 31-39 (Published Online first in 2011: DOI: 10.1007/s10389-011-0440-4).
  • Zechmeister I, Freiesleben de Blasio B, Garnett G, Neilson A, Siebert U (2009). Cost-effectiveness analysis of human papillomavirus vaccination programs to prevent cervical cancer in Austria. Vaccine 27(37):5133-41.
  • Zechmeister I, Kilian R, McDaid D (2008). Is it worth investing in mental health promotion and prevention of mental illness? A systematic review of the evidence from economic evaluations. BMC Public Health 8:20.
  • Zechmeister I, Österle A, Denk P, Katschnig H (2002). Incentives in Financing Mental Health Care in Austria. The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics 5 (3): 121-129.

Reports and book chapters
  • Zechmeister-Koss I (2014). Evaluierung des Impacts von Health Technology Assessment (HTA) am Beispiel einer empirischen Studie des Ludwig Boltzmann Instituts für HTA in Österreich. In: Perleth M, Busse R, Gerhardus A, Gibis B, Lühmann D, Zentner A (Hrsg.). Health Technology Assessment. Konzepte, Methoden, Praxis für Wissenschaft und Entscheidungsfindung. 2. Auflage. Berlin: Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft.
  • Zechmeister-Koss I, Fischer S (2014). Medikamentenfreisetzende Stents bei peripherer arterieller Verschlusskrankheit: Systematischer Review. Decision Support Document Nr. 75. Wien: Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Health Technology Assessment.
  • Zechmeister-Koss I, Reichel M (2012). Gesundheitszustand von wohnungslosen Menschen und deren Zugang(sbarrieren) zum Gesundheitssystem: Eine Literaturübersicht. HTA-Projektbericht Nr. 63. Wien: Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Health Technology Assessment.
  • Zechmeister-Koss I (2011). Einsatz von Routinedaten im Rahmen von Health Technology Assessment. In: Methodenhandbuch für Health Technology Assessment. Wien: Gesundheit Österreich GmbH im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Gesundheit.
  • Zechmeister I (2010). Systematische Übersichtsarbeiten zu ökonomischer Evidenz. In: Methodenhandbuch für Health Technology Assessment. Wien: Gesundheit Österreich GmbH im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Gesundheit.

Recent oral presentations
  • Zechmeister-Koss I (2015). Service use of children and adolescents before admission to psychiatric inpatient care: An analysis of an Austrian clinic cohort. Konferenz des International Centres for Mental Health Policy and Economics (ICMPE); Venedig, 27-29.3.2015.
  • Zechmeister-Koss I (2015). Die Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie in Salzburg aus ökonomischer Perspektive. Jahrestagung der österreichischen Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie; Salzburg, 20.2.2014.
  • Zechmeister-Koss I (2014). Affordability of programmes to prevent spontaneous preterm birth in Austria: a budget impact analysis. LBG meeting for health sciences; Wien, 10.12.2014.
  • Zechmeister-Koss I (2014). Appropriate Evidence Sources for Populating Decision Analytic Health Economic Models: A Systematic Review of Health Economic Guidelines. Austrian Health Economics Association Konferenz; Wien, 28.11.2014.

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