Economic Evaluation

Principles of Cost-Benefit Analysis, Cost-Utility Analysis, CEA, Cost-Consequences Analysis and Cost Analysis; techniques of CBA in health and health care; techniques of CUA and CEA in health and health care; techniques of CCA and CA in health and health care; decision theoretical approaches; pharmacoeco- nomics; economic evaluation of clinical devices; economic evaluation of public health interventions; outcome measures and their interpretation; evidence, efficacy and effectiveness; Health Technology Assessment; study design; risk and uncer- tainty; discounting; sensitivity analyses; modeling; systematic reviews and meta-analyses.

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?