Márta Péntek

Márta Péntek
Óbudai Egyetem · Health Economics Research Center

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Introduction
Outcome measurement, PROM, PREM
Additional affiliations
September 2009 - July 2020
Corvinus University of Budapest
Position
  • Professor

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Publications (293)
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Background Acceptable health and sufficientarianism are emerging concepts in health resource allocation. We defined acceptability as the proportion of the general population who consider a health state acceptable for a given age. Previous studies surveyed the acceptability of health problems separately per EQ-5D-3L domain, while the acceptability o...
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Background: The Versus Arthritis Musculoskeletal Health Questionnaire (MSK-HQ) measures symptom severity and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of people with musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions. We aimed to test the psychometric properties of the MSK-HQ among the general adult population and identify the determinants of MSK-HQ states. In additio...
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BACKGROUND The introduction of new medical technologies such as sensors has accelerated the process of collecting patient data for relevant clinical decisions, which has led to the introduction of a new technology known as digital biomarkers. OBJECTIVE This study aims to assess the methodological quality and quality of evidence from meta-analyses...
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In Hungary, the National Health Insurance Fund provides health care coverage for nearly all residents, but healthcare spending is below the EU's average (6.4% versus 9.9% of the GDP in 2019, respectively). In 1997, patients' rights were established by laws of the healthcare system. The patients' voice, however, has remained weakly embedded in decis...
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Background: Healthy life expectancy (HLE) is becoming an important indicator of population health. While actuarial estimates of HLE are frequently studied, there is scarcity of research on the subjective expectations of people about their HLE. The objective of this study is to compare actuarial and subjective HLE (sHLE) estimates in the ≥50-year-o...
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Objectives This study aimed to evaluate the performance of machine learning and regression methods in the prediction of 3-level version of EQ-5D (EQ-5D-3L) index scores from a large diverse data set. Methods A total of 30 studies from 3 countries were combined. Predictions were performed via eXtreme Gradient Boosting classification (XGBC), eXtreme...
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Background Patient activation comprises the skills, knowledge and motivation necessary for patients’ effective contribution to their care. We adapted and validated the 13-item Patient Activation Measure (PAM-13) in the ≥ 40 years old Hungarian general population. Methods A cross-sectional web survey was conducted among 900 respondents selected fro...
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BACKGROUND Sensors and digital devices have revolutionized the process of measuring, collecting, and storing health data. Digital biomarkers are defined as objective, quantifiable, physiological, and behavioral measures contained in digital devices that are portable, wearable, implantable, or digestible. The clinical utility of digital biomarkers i...
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Background Sensors and digital devices have revolutionized the measurement, collection, and storage of behavioral and physiological data, leading to the new term digital biomarkers. Objective This study aimed to investigate the scope of clinical evidence covered by systematic reviews (SRs) of randomized controlled trials involving digital biomarke...
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Objective The ICECAP-A and ICECAP-O were validated as capability wellbeing measures of adults aged 18 + and 65 + years, respectively. We aimed to compare their measurement properties in age group 50–70. Methods Data were derived from a cross-sectional survey among a sample representative for the adult Hungarian population. Respondents aged between...
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Infection prevention and control (IPC) is a set of evidence-based practices of hospital epidemiology aiming to prevent and control healthcare-associated infections. The aim of the present study was two-fold. First, we estimated the costs of IPC in the Medical Centre of the Hungarian Defence Forces (MCHDF) in Hungary using a bottom-up microcosting a...
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Objectives The ICEpop CAPability measure for Adults (ICECAP-A) was developed to assess the capability well-being of adults for use in economic evaluations. Currently, ICECAP-A tariffs are available only for the UK population. The objectives of this study were to develop a Hungarian tariff set for the ICECAP-A instrument and to explore intercountry...
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Összefoglaló. Bevezetés: A lakosság idősödésével növekvő betegségteher egyéni és társadalmi szinten is fokozódó nyomást jelent. Célkitűzés: Felmérni a hazai általános felnőtt lakosságnak a korlátozottsággal, a gondozási igényekkel és a munkavégzéssel kapcsolatos időskori szubjektív várakozásait. Módszer: Online keresztmetszeti felmérést végeztünk....
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Background The capability approach has received increasing attention in wellbeing measurement in the past years, but it has still remained an underexplored area in musculoskeletal (MSK) health. Objective We aimed to explore the capability wellbeing in relation to MSK health, by measuring the associations between the Health Assessment Questionnaire...
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Background Clinical studies with work participation (WP) as an outcome domain pose particular methodological challenges that hamper interpretation, comparison between studies and meta-analyses. Objectives To develop Points to Consider (PtC) for design, analysis and reporting of studies of patients with inflammatory arthritis that include WP as a p...
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Background: Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a potentially disabling, chronic inflammatory skin disease affecting up to 1% of the population in Europe. This study aims to assess the cost-of-illness of HS from a societal perspective in Hungary, and to analyse the predictors of costs. Methods: A multicentre, cross-sectional cost-of-illness study was...
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Background Digital biomarkers are defined as objective, quantifiable, physiological, and behavioral data that are collected and measured using digital devices such as portables, wearables, implantables, or digestibles. For their widespread adoption in publicly financed health care systems, it is important to understand how their benefits translate...
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BACKGROUND Digital biomarkers are defined as objective, quantifiable, physiological, and behavioral data that are collected and measured using digital devices such as portables, wearables, implantables, or digestibles. For their widespread adoption in publicly financed health care systems, it is important to understand how their benefits translate...
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1) Background: System-level data on waiting time in the outpatient setting in Hungary is scarce. The objective of the study was to explore self-reported waiting time for an appointment and at a doctor's office. (2) Methods: An online, cross-sectional, self-administered survey was carried out in 2019 in Hungary among a representative sample (n = 100...
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Purpose: The CarerQol instrument has been designed and validated as an instrument able to measure both the positive and the negative impacts of caregiving on the quality of life of informal caregivers (CarerQol-7D), as well as their general happiness (CarerQol-VAS). The aim of this study was to assess the construct validity of the CarerQol in the...
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Background: We aimed to investigate the acceptability of imperfect health states in relation to age in Hungary and analyse its determinants. Results are contrasted to age-matched actual population health scores and to findings from a previous study in The Netherlands. Methods: A cross-sectional online survey was performed. The same survey questi...
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PurposeWe aimed to develop and assess the psychometric characteristics of the Hungarian language version of two well-being capability measures, the ICEpop CAPability measure for Adults/Older people (ICECAP-A/-O), and to establish population norms.MethodsA cross-sectional survey was performed involving a representative sample of the Hungarian popula...
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Background and aims: To explore subjective health expectations (sHE) of patients with Crohn's disease (CD) for both the near future and the elderly. Method: A cross-sectional survey was performed in three gastroenterology centres in Hungary. Consecutive outpatients with CD of age ≥18 were recruited. Socio-demographic and disease characteristics...
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Objectives In a growing number of countries, patient involvement in medical decisions is considered a cornerstone of broader health policy agendas. This study seeks to explore public preferences for and experiences with participation in treatment decisions in Hungary. Methods A nationally representative online panel survey was conducted in 2019. O...
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Objective As part of European League against Rheumatism (EULAR)/European Musculoskeletal Conditions Surveillance and Information Network, 20 user-focused standards of care (SoCs) for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) addressing 16 domains of care were developed. This study aimed to explore gaps in implementation of these SoCs across Europe. Methods Two cr...
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Introduction: Health disorders may affect negatively work productivity of individuals, leading to absence from work (absenteeism) and/or decreased functioning in the workplace (presenteeism). Aim: To assess the health-related work productivity of the adult population in Hungary by the Work Productivity and Activity Impairment questionnaire (WPAI...
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Background: During the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, contact tracing applications have received a lot of public attention. The ongoing debate highlights the challenges of the adoption of data-driven innovation. We reflect on how to ensure an appropriate level of protection of individual data and maximize public health benefits derivable from...
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Objectives The wording of the Hungarian EQ-5D-3L and EQ-5D-5L descriptive systems differ a great deal. This study aimed to (1) develop EQ-5D-3L and EQ-5D-5L value sets for Hungary from a common sample, and (2) compare how level wording affected valuations. Methods In 2018 to 2019, 1000 respondents, representative of the Hungarian general populatio...
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Introduction Patient-reported experience measures (PREMs) are central to inform on the responsiveness of health systems to citizens’ health care needs and expectations. At their current form, PREMs do not reflect the weights that patients assign to varying aspects of the care experience. We aimed to investigate patients’ preferences and willingness...
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The South African Ministry of Health has recognized experiences of care as key to strengthen patient-centred care. This case study aims to measure patient-reported experiences of care at a clinic in South Africa, and its associations with the respondents' sociodemographic characteristics. A survey was conducted in 2019 on a convenience sample of 17...
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Background Numerous generic, skin‐ and disease‐specific health‐related quality of life (HRQoL) measures are available for patients with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS). Yet, robust psychometric evidence is lacking in many aspects of these outcome measures. Objectives We sought to determine convergent and known‐groups validity of multiple generic and...
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DLQI‐Relevant (DLQI‐R) is a recently developed scoring modification of the Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) that improved convergent validity, discriminatory power and responsiveness of the questionnaire.
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We assessed cognitive function of female rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients and analyze the determinants, with special focus on cerebrovascular morphology. Sixty methotrexate (MTX-) or biologic-treated RA patients and 39 healthy controls were included in a cross-sectional study. Smoking habits, alcohol intake and time spent in education were record...
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BACKGROUND Digital health, which encompasses the use of information and communications technology in support of health, is a key driving force behind the cultural transformation of medicine towards people-centredness. Thus, eHealth literacy may support better experiences of care supported by innovative digital health solutions. OBJECTIVE To explor...
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Background: Digital health, which encompasses the use of information and communications technology in support of health, is a key driving force behind the cultural transformation of medicine towards people-centredness. Thus, eHealth literacy may support better experiences of care supported by innovative digital health solutions. Objective: To ex...
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Background The CarerQol instrument can be used in economic evaluations to measure the care-related quality of life of informal caregivers. Tariff sets are available for Australia, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, the UK, and the USA.Objective Our objective was to develop tariff sets for the CarerQol instrument for Hungary, Poland and Slovenia and...
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Objective: Cost-of-illness studies are widely used for healthcare decision-making; however, no such study is available in pemphigus from the societal perspective. The purpose of this analysis was to estimate annual cost-of-illness per patient with pemphigus from a societal perspective. Methods: Between 2014 and 2017, a multicenter, cross-sectional...
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The work reported in this poster aims to explore determinants of patients' overall perception of the quality of an outpatient consultation in Hungary, with special focus on health status and measures of the care experience. Abstract: Value in Health, Volume 22, S3 (December 2019)
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OBJECTIVES: The study aims to explore the determinants of patients’ overall perception of quality of an outpatient consultation in Hungary, with special focus on health status and aspects of patient-reported care experiences. METHODS: We conducted a cross-sectional online survey among a representative sample (n=1000) of Hungary’s adult population...