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Andrew McCarthy

Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

Andrew McCarthy

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

I am a health economist with a focus on economic evaluation of service provision.  

My interests include:

  • Evaluation of changes in social care provision
  • Implementation of new technologies and new methods of working
  • Time series and interrupted time series methodology
  • Exploring the use of large, linked data in economic evaluation and the application of causal inference methodologies

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • 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
  • The impact of a digital joint school educational programme on post-operative outcomes following lower limb arthroplasty: a retrospective comparative cohort study, Gray, J., McCarthy, S., Carr, E., Danjoux, G., Hackett, R., McCarthy, A., McMeekin, P., Clark, N., Baker, P. 21 Apr 2022, In: BMC Health Services Research
  • 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. 29 Nov 2021, In: European Heart Journal
  • Systematic review of endovascular stent grafting versus open surgical repair for the elective treatment of arch/descending thoracic aortic aneurysms, McCarthy, A., Gray, J., Sastry, P., Sharples, L., Vale, L., Cook, A., McMeekin, P., Freeman, C., Catarino, P., Large, S. Mar 2021, In: BMJ Open
  • Rapid Evaluation for health and social care innovations: Challenges for “quick wins” using interrupted time series., McCarthy, A., McMeekin, P., Haining, S., Bainbridge, L., Laing, C., Gray, J. 13 Dec 2019, In: BMC Health Services Research

Qualifications

  • Health & Social Research MSc August 31 2018
  • Economics BSc (Hons) June 30 2015

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