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I am a health economist who works primarily in economic evaluation of service provision.  I have worked extensively in acute stroke evaluating care pathways and treatments.

I lead the North East and North Cumbria Applied Research Collaboration's Linked Data and Digital Health sub-theme and am interested in the uses of linked data in evaluation as well as the role of digital technologies in improving health.  These interests link back to my career prior to health economics where I work as an economist developing software for risk management in international capital markets for ten years.

I am also particularly interested in transformation and change in healthcare provision:   

  • The processes through which innovation occurs and what facilitates these
  • The ecosystems that enable transformation and technical change.
  • How an innovative healthcare ecosystem can deliver wider benefits to regional economies

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Enhancing Free-Living Fall Risk Assessment: Contextualizing Mobility Based IMU Data, Moore, J., Stuart, S., McMeekin, P., Walker, R., Celik, Y., Pointon, M., Godfrey, A. 12 Jan 2023, In: Sensors
  • An analysis of the COVID-19 vaccination campaigns in France, Israel, Italy and Spain and their impact on health and economic outcomes, Antonini, M., Eid, M., Falkenbach, M., Tsadok Rosenbluth, S., Prieto, P., Brammli-Greenberg, S., McMeekin, P., Paolucci, F. 1 Jun 2022, In: Health Policy and Technology
  • Aneurysm growth, survival, and quality of life in untreated thoracic aortic aneurysm: the effective treatments for thoracic aortic aneurysms study, Sharples, L., Sastry, P., Freeman, C., Bicknell, C., Chiu, Y., Vallabhaneni, S., Cook, A., Gray, J., McCarthy, A., McMeekin, P., Vale, L., Large, S. 1 Jul 2022, In: European Heart Journal
  • Cost-effectiveness of an enhanced Paramedic Acute Stroke Treatment Assessment (PASTA) during emergency stroke care: Economic results from a pragmatic cluster randomized trial, Bhattarai, N., Price, C., McMeekin, P., Javanbakht, M., Vale, L., Ford, G., Shaw, L. 1 Mar 2022, In: International Journal of Stroke
  • Deep learning semantic segmentation for indoor terrain extraction:: Toward better informing free-living wearable gait assessment, Moore, J., Stuart, S., Walker, R., McMeekin, P., Young, F., Godfrey, A. 27 Sep 2022, 2022 IEEE-EMBS International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN), Piscataway. US, IEEE
  • Endovascular stent grafting and open surgical replacement for chronic thoracic aortic aneurysms: a systematic review and prospective cohort study, Sharples, L., Sastry, P., Freeman, C., Gray, J., McCarthy, A., Chiu, Y., Bicknell, C., McMeekin, P., Vallabhaneni, S., Cook, A., Vale, L., Large, S. Jan 2022, In: Health Technology Assessment
  • Improving emergency treatment for patients with acute stroke: the PEARS research programme, including the PASTA cluster RCT, Price, C., White, P., Balami, J., Bhattarai, N., Coughlan, D., Exley, C., Flynn, D., Halvorsrud, K., Lally, J., McMeekin, P., Shaw, L., Snooks, H., Vale, L., Watkins, A., Ford, G. May 2022, In: Programme Grants for Applied Research
  • Is fear of falling key to identifying gait and balance abnormalities in community-dwelling older adults? Protocol of a mixed-methods approach, McColl, L., McMeekin, P., Poole, M., Parry, S. 8 Dec 2022, In: BMJ Open
  • National implementation of reperfusion for acute ischaemic stroke in England: How should services be configured? A modelling study, Allen, M., Pearn, K., Ford, G., White, P., Rudd, A., McMeekin, P., Stein, K., James, M. 1 Mar 2022, In: European Stroke Journal
  • Primary Sjögren's Syndrome: Longitudinal real-world, observational data on health-related quality of life, Tarn, J., Lendrem, D., McMeekin, P., Lendrem, C., Hargreaves, B., Ng, W. 1 Jun 2022, In: Journal of Internal Medicine

  • Alan Platt Team Deliberate Practice in Nursing Undergraduate Simulation-based Education Start Date: 02/11/2015 End Date: 10/04/2019
  • Sadie Diamond-Fox Advancing the Advanced Critical Care Practitioner (ACCP): An exploration of the impact and long-term sustainability of the ACCP role Start Date: 28/04/2021
  • Katherine Chartres Start Date: 01/10/2018 End Date: 26/11/2019
  • Basem Al-Omari Application of adaptive choice-based conjoint (ACBC) analysis to patient preferences in the pharmacological treatment of osteoarthritis. Start Date: 01/10/2016 End Date: 26/03/2018

  • Economics PhD December 01 2010
  • Economics MSc October 01 2005
  • Computing Science MSc October 01 1992
  • Economics BA (Hons) October 01 1990
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2017

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