Christopher Longo

Dr. Christopher Longo

Associate Professor

Health Policy and Management

Faculty

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BIO

Dr. Longo has over 25 years’ experience in clinical research, economic evaluation and access strategies for pharmaceuticals. He has published clinical, economic, and policy research in a number of therapeutic areas including: cancer, diabetes, sepsis, and mental health disorders. He teaches courses in health economics and population health at McMaster, as well as a 5-week module on health economics in public health at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto (2009-2016). Longo’s research has examined the economics of cancer and diabetes, economic evaluation of pharmaceuticals, global pharmaceutical pricing strategies, the public/private mix in the financing of healthcare, and the evaluation of factors influencing patients’ financial burden for health care services. Although still interested in these issues and how they relate to the healthcare system and its end users, he has refocused his research agenda. His current research examines the costs and economic evaluation of interventions/programs throughout the cancer journey, with the intent of informing policy decision making.

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

March 2018

The Economic Burden Of Bladder Cancer Due To Occupational Exposure

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE

CONTRIBUTORS: Young Long Jung, Emile Tompa, Christopher Longo, Christina Kalcevich, Joanne Kim, Chaojie Song, Paul Demers
May 2017

Public Health Policy In Support Of Insurance Coverage For Smoking Cessation Treatment

JOURNAL : HEALTHCARE POLICY | POLITIQUES DE SANTé

CONTRIBUTORS: Robert Schwartz, Farzana Haji, Alexey Babayan, Christopher Longo, Roberta Ferrence
February 2017

A Tale Of Two Health-Care Systems: Cost-Utility Analysis Of Open Carpal Tunnel Release In Canada And The United States

JOURNAL : PLASTIC SURGERY

CONTRIBUTORS: Kevin Cheung, Manraj N Kaur, Tyson Tolliver, Christopher J Longo, Nash H Naam, Achilles Thoma
November 2016

Understanding The Full Breadth Of Cancer-related Patient Costs In Ontario: A Qualitative Exploration

JOURNAL : SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER

CONTRIBUTORS: Christopher J Longo, Margaret Fitch, Michel Grignon, Alison Mcandrew
June 2016

Comparative Effectiveness Of Phosphate Binders In Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review And Network Meta-Analysis

JOURNAL : PLOS ONE

CONTRIBUTORS: Nigar Sekercioglu, Lehana Thabane, Juan Pablo Díaz Martínez, Gihad Nesrallah, Christopher J Longo, Jason W Busse, Noori Akhtar-danesh, Arnav Agarwal, Reem Al-khalifah, Alfonso Iorio, Gordon H Guyatt
April 2013

Do Canadian Researchers And The Lay Public Prioritize Biomedical Research Outcomes Equally? A Choice Experiment

JOURNAL : ACADEMIC MEDICINE

CONTRIBUTORS: Fiona A Miller, Emmanouil Mentzakis, Renata Axler, Pascale Lehoux, Martin French, Jean-eric Tarride, Walter P Wodchis, Brenda J Wilson, Christopher Longo, Jessica P Bytautas, Barbara Slater
May 2012

Guidelines For Health Technologies: Specific Guidance For Oncology Products In Canada

JOURNAL : VALUE IN HEALTH

CONTRIBUTORS: Nicole Mittmann, William K Evans, Angela Rocchi, Christopher J Longo, Heather-jane Au, Don Husereau, Natasha B Leighl, Pierre K Isogai, Murray D Krahn, Stuart Peacock, Deborah Marshall, Doug Coyle, Suzanne C Malfair Taylor, Philip Jacobs, Paul I Oh
2012

The Value Of Fixed Reimbursement Insurance Against Cancer Related Losses: Simulations To Investigate State Dependent Utility

JOURNAL : GLOBAL BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS REVIEW

CONTRIBUTORS: Christopher J Longo, Michel Grignon
April 2011

Encouraging Pharmaceutical Innovation To Meet The Needs Of Both Developed And Developing Countries

JOURNAL : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENT ISSUES

CONTRIBUTORS: Christopher J Longo
March 2011

Cost-Effectiveness Of Transdermal Nitroglycerin Use For Preterm Labor

JOURNAL : VALUE IN HEALTH

CONTRIBUTORS: Yanfang Guo, Christopher J Longo, Rihua Xie, Shi Wu Wen, Mark C Walker, Graeme N Smith
May 2010

Equitable Access To Healthcare Services And Income Replacement For Cancer: Is Critical Illness Insurance A Help Or A Hindrance?

JOURNAL : HEALTHC POLICY

CONTRIBUTORS: Christopher J Longo
April 2010

Estimating The National Wage Loss From Cancer In Canada

JOURNAL : CURRENT ONCOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: R Goeree, Rb Hopkins, Cj Longo
2010

Global Pharmaceutical Pricing Strategies: Profit Implications Of Price Discounting

JOURNAL : INT. J. OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS RESEARCH

CONTRIBUTORS: Christopher J Longo
January 2009

A Prospective, Observational Registry Of Patients With Severe Sepsis: The Canadian Sepsis Treatment And Response Registry*

JOURNAL : CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE

CONTRIBUTORS: Claudio M Martin, Fran Priestap, Harold Fisher, Robert A Fowler, Daren K Heyland, Sean P Keenan, Christopher J Longo, Teresa Morrison, Diane Bentley, Neil Antman
July 2008

Universal Or Targeted Screening For Fetal Alcohol Exposure: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF STUDIES ON ALCOHOL AND DRUGS

CONTRIBUTORS: Robert B Hopkins, Jon Paradis, Tozheg Roshankar, James Bowen, Jean-eric Tarride, Gord Blackhouse, Morgan Lim, Daria O'reilly, Ron Goeree, Christopher J Longo
November 2007

An Examination Of Cancer Patients’ Monthly ‘out-of-pocket’ Costs In Ontario, Canada

JOURNAL : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER CARE

CONTRIBUTORS: Cj Longo, R Deber, M Fitch, Ap Williams, D D’souza
October 2006

Financial And Family Burden Associated With Cancer Treatment In Ontario, Canada

JOURNAL : SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER

CONTRIBUTORS: Christopher J Longo, Margaret Fitch, Raisa B Deber, A Paul Williams
March 2002

Patient Characteristics And Costs Of Severe Sepsis And Septic Shock In Quebec

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF CRITICAL CARE

CONTRIBUTORS: Jacques Letarte, Christopher J Longo, Johanne Pelletier, Bruno Nabonne, Harold N Fisher
September 2000

The Economic Value Of A New Insulin Preparation, Humalog?? Mix 25???

JOURNAL : PHARMACOECONOMICS

CONTRIBUTORS: George Dranitsaris, Christopher J Longo, Loren D Grossman
May 1996

Pictorial Essay. MRI Of The Glenoid Labrum With Gross Anatomic Correlation

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY

CONTRIBUTORS: Carlos Longo, Rebecca Loredo, Joseph Yu, David Salonen, Parviz Haghighi, Debra Trudell, Paul Clopton, Donald Resnick

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

June 2018

A Systematic Review Of Non-interventional Studies Reporting On Humanistic And Economic Burden Of Cognitive Decline In Multiple Sclerosis Patients Regardless Of Study Design

CONFERENCE : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: C Wakeford, Bg Bereza, Cj Longo, Tr Einarson
December 2014

CAREGIVER SELF-ADMINISTERED FINANCIAL EXPENDITURES (C-SAFE) FOR PEDIATRIC CANCER: ADAPTING AN ESTABLISHED INSTRUMENT

CONFERENCE : PEDIATRIC BLOOD & CANCER

CONTRIBUTORS: J Pole, Cj Longo, A Zuk, L Sung
April 2014

Ask Your Doctor Direct-to-consumer Advertising Of Prescription Medicines

CONTRIBUTORS: C Longo
April 2014

At Any Price? Paying For New Cancer Drugs

CONTRIBUTORS: C Longo
April 2014

Long-term Care Reform In Ontario “the Long Delivery”

CONTRIBUTORS: C Longo
November 2013

Myth Or Reality: Are Head And Neck Cancer Patients At Increased Risk For Suicidal Thoughts And Gestures? Preliminary Results

CONFERENCE : PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Melissa Henry, Zeev Rosberger, Christopher Longo, Saul Frenkiel, Michael Hier, Martin Black, Anthony Zeitouni, Karen Kost, Alex Mlynarek, Christina Macdonald, Juli Atherton, Michael Meaney
October 2013

Myth Or Reality: Are Head And Neck Cancer Patients At Increased Risk For Suicidal Thoughts And Gestures?: Preliminary Results

CONFERENCE : QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH

CONTRIBUTORS: Melissa Henry, Zeev Rosberger, Christopher J Longo, Saul Frenkiel, Michael Hier, Martin Black, Karen Kost, Alex Mlynarek, Christina Macdonald
November 2010

PDB35 COST-CONSEQUENCE ANALYSIS OF CSII VS. MDI:A CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE

CONFERENCE : VALUE IN HEALTH

CONTRIBUTORS: H Sadri, Bg Bereza, Cj Longo
May 2009

Economic Guidelines For Oncology Products: Adaptation Of The Canadian Agency For Drugs And Technologies In Health (CADTH) Technology Assessment Guidance Document

CONFERENCE : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: N Mittmann, Wk Evans, A Rocchi, Cj Longo, Hj Au, D Husereau, Pk Isogai, M Krahn, D Coyle
2009

The Value Of Fixed-Reimbursement Healthcare Insurance- Evidence From Cancer Patients In Ontario, Canada

CONTRIBUTORS: Christopher Longo, Michel Grignon
July 2004

Characteristics Of Out-of-pocket Costs For Cancer Patients In Ontario, Canada

CONFERENCE : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: Cj Longo, R Deber, M Fitch, Ap Williams
October 2003

P.1.190 Prevalence And Management Of Depression With Painful Physical Symptoms In A Canadian Claims Database

CONFERENCE : EUROPEAN NEUROPSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY

CONTRIBUTORS: J Hopkins, Aw Gilsenan, P Corey-lisle, Cj Longo, J Raskin