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Published: 01 November 2016

536 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190492939

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Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine

Second Edition

Edited by Peter J. Neumann, Gillian D. Sanders, Louise B. Russell, Joanna E. Siegel, and Theodore G. Ganiats

  • Completely revised and expanded edition of a classic text cited more than 8000 times and considered the standard in the US and internationally
  • Written by a newly convened panel of experts drawn from the highest ranks of academia, healthcare administration, and government
  • Offers actionable advice for conducting analyses to improve the allocation of health resources An ideal reference for economists, policy analysts, hospital executives, and students across health, business, and humanities disciplines

New to this Edition:

  • An in-depth review of the past 20 years of cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) and its use
  • Revised recommendations for the conduct and use of CEA
  • New chapters on simulation modeling, ethics, and evidence synthesis alongside wholly rewritten chapters on the role of cost-effectiveness analysis, quality-of-life assessment, and other essential topics in healthcare economics
  • Descriptions of appropriate methods for CEA, including use of QALYs to measure health gain and assigning components to numerators/denominators of cost-effectiveness ratios
  • Incorporation of an impact inventory table to identify the health and non-health impacts of interventions considered in a CEA

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