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.
A few weeks ago, NICE published its ‘updated principles‘ – a guide to what the Institute takes into account when developing its guidance, and to the “morals, ethics and values” that underpin its recommendations. This… Read More »Some reflections on the new NICE Principles
Non-health economists (henceforth referred to as ‘lay stakeholders’) are often asked to use the outputs of cost-effectiveness models to inform decisions, but they can find them difficult to understand. Conversely, health economists may have limited… Read More »How to explain cost-effectiveness models for diagnostic tests to a lay audience