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Jessica Ochalek is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Health Economics (CHE) at the University of York. Her research focuses on the development and application of economic evaluation methods to inform priority setting in health care. 

Opportunity costs, marginal productivity, and cost-effectiveness thresholds: providing useful analysis and communicating results

In our first post, we explained opportunity cost, marginal productivity (of a healthcare system), net benefit, and cost-effectiveness threshold. In this post, we put forward our views on how to use cost-effectiveness thresholds and the… Read More »Opportunity costs, marginal productivity, and cost-effectiveness thresholds: providing useful analysis and communicating results

Opportunity costs, marginal productivity, and cost-effectiveness thresholds: what are they and how are they related?

In this post, we explain key concepts of cost-effectiveness analysis in healthcare and how they are linked: opportunity cost, marginal productivity (of a healthcare system), net benefit, and cost-effectiveness threshold. In another post, to be… Read More »Opportunity costs, marginal productivity, and cost-effectiveness thresholds: what are they and how are they related?