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Methods For the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes

Methods For the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes,Mf Drummond,B O'brien,Gl Stoddart,Gw Torrance

Methods For the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes   (Citations: 1154)
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Published in 1997.
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    • ...To find out if an extra cost in a strategy produced an extra effect (health benefit), ICER analysis was conducted where the strategies were ranked by increasing cost and then the additional cost in one strategy was divided by the additional CTCs [25]...

    Hailemariam Lemmaet al. Cost-effectiveness of three malaria treatment strategies in rural Tigr...

    • ...The need for cost-effectiveness analyses has been stressed by many authors [3, 4] since these studies provide third-party payers (private and public health insurance systems) with evidence-based estimates of economic impact on which to base decision-making about coverage/ reimbursement [5, 6]. However, genomic testing of drug response raises specific questions relating to coverage/ reimbursement...
    • ...The cost analysis was performed using the microcosting method, which consisted in measuring resource utilisation in physical quantities, combined with a monetary valuation using unit cost data [6]...
    • ...A 20% overhead rate was added to these hospital costs to account for the administrative resources used [6]...

    Patricia Marinoet al. Economic issues involved in integrating genomic testing into clinical ...

    • ...Estimation of the economic impact of the patients with ABD A bottom-up approach was adopted for the estimation of costs, that is, first the costs associated with a sample population with ABD were assessed to obtain an annual cost per patient [17]...

    Javier Maret al. The impact of acquired brain damage in terms of epidemiology, economic...

    • ...Using this information, the equivalent annual cost of training per reader was estimated over a seven year period using a 3.5% discount rate [23]...
    • ...The equivalent annual cost of the equipment was estimated assuming a seven year lifespan, 3.5% discount rate and no scrap value [23]...

    Carla Guerrieroet al. Is computer aided detection (CAD) cost effective in screening mammogra...

    • ...Most of these elements were identified as main flaws of economic analyses by Drummond and Sculpher (2005) themselves; they also underlined the potential problems arising from indirect comparisons, inappropriate extrapolation beyond the period observed in clinical studies, the excessive use of assumptions rather than data and the selective reporting of findings...

    Giuseppe La Torreet al. Development of a weighted scale to assess the quality of cost-effectiv...

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