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Diego Hernandez, PhD

Diego Hernandez, PhD

Diego Hernandez, PhD

Position:

Researcher

E-mail:

d.hernandez@dkfz-heidelberg.de

Phone:

+49 6221 42-1915

Fax:

+49 6221 42-1919

Dr. Diego Hernandez has extensive experience in formulating strategies and recommendations based on quantitative methods, in particular for panel data. His main research areas include the estimation of lung cancer treatment costs from a payers' perspective, the socioeconomic impact of cancer on patients and families and the comparison of Health Technology Assessments (HTAs) outcomes across national institutions.

Before joining the DKFZ, Diego worked as a consultant for the market research company Euromonitor and as a research assistant to the Chair of International Politics and Development Policy of Heidelberg University, where he received his doctorate in economics. His professional experience also included consulting work for the government of Indonesia, measuring the effectiveness of a national money transfer program in terms of health and education outcomes.

 

Selected Publications

D. Hernandez, M. Schlander:
Income loss after a cancer diagnosis in Germany: An analysis based upon the socio-economic panel survey.
Cancer Medicine, (2021) 10(11) 3726-3740.
DOI: 10.1002/cam4.3913

C. -Y. Cheng, T. Datzmann, D. Hernandez, J. Schmitt, M. Schlander:
Do certified cancer centers provide more cost-effective care? A health economic analysis of colon cancer care in Germany using administrative data.
International Journal of Cancer, (2021) 149(10) 1744-1754.
DOI: 10.1002/ijc.33728

D. Hernandez, K. Hernandez-Villafuerte, M. Schlander:
Die Messung der Kosten von Krebserkrankungen in Deutschland.
Forum, (2022) 47 42-48.
DOI: 10.1007/s12312-021-01026-8

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